Insecurity: Yangoji butchers call for fencing of abattoir

November 24, 2023 Donald Iorchir 0

The butchers of Yangoji community in Kwali area council have called on the chairman of the area, Hon. Danladi Chiya to as a matter of urgency fence the Yangoji abattoir to arrest the problem of security challenges there. The traditional head of the butchers (Sarkin Pawa) in the community, Mallam Bala Mohammed, who spoke to newsmen on their behalf, charged Read More

APC to Zamfara governor: Tackle bandits, leave Matawalle alone

November 8, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The North-west Zonal office of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has tasked Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara state to concentrate on the security challenges bedeviling his state, rather than dissipating energy at dragging the name of his predecessor, Mohammed Bello Matawalle in the mud. The North-west APC in a statement signed by the National Vice Chairman in charge of the Read More

Tackle food insecurity

October 20, 2023 Samuel Mshelia 0

Food security is a pressing concern in Nigeria, exacerbated by economic hardships. It’s a critical issue with the rapidly growing population and various challenges that hinder the availability, accessibility and utilisation of nutritious food. Food security in Nigeria requires a comprehensive and coordinated approach by the government. A lot of households in Nigeria today can hardly afford three square meals Read More

Insecurity in North and the elite’s inaction

October 18, 2023 Alhassan A. Bala 0

The state of insecurity across Nigeria is not only becoming worrisome, but also assuming a dangerous level of leaving us with its multiplier effects. Northern Nigeria, the most ravaged region of the country, has been threatened by myriads of damaging consequences, putting into jeopardy its age-long peaceful existence. Out of the 19 northern states only one or two states can Read More

Niger: CJ weeps over killing of court registrar by bandits 

October 17, 2023 Aideloje Ojo  0

  The Chief Judge of Niger state, Justice Halima Ibrahim Abdulmalik, Tuesday, wept over the brutal killing of a court registrar, Mallam Muhammad Namaru of the Sharia Court Ibbi in Magama local government of the state.  She said 15 courts, including 11 Sharia Courts and four Magistrate’s Courts have been shut down in the state due to insecurity and activities Read More

Insecurity reason for Nigeria’s underperformance in oil, gas sector – Lokpobiri

October 14, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Oil), Mr Heineken Lokpobiri, has said the challenge of insecurity in the Niger Delta was responsible for the underperformance of the petroleum sector. The Minister, who said this in a meeting with the Abuja Chapter of the Energy Correspondent Association Friday in Abuja, added that it was also affecting Nigeria’s oil production output. While Read More

Tackle insecurity in Abuja communities

October 13, 2023 Bege Awa Smith 0

The rate of insecurity in this nation is alarming and scary. Kidnappers and bandits are holding residents to ransom. We have never had it this rough in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. 12 people were killed and 139 others abducted when bandits and armed robbers attacked some communities in the FCT in the last six months. Some of the attacked Read More

LP to APC, PDP: You’re confusing our members  

October 10, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

By Emeka NzeAbujaThe Labour Party (LP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo state of attempt to poach and mislead some members of Obidient Movement in the November 11 governorship election. The party said its presidential candidate in the February 25th election, Mr. Peter Obi, remained the only coordinator of the movement Read More

Tackle insecurity at TSU

October 4, 2023 Patience Andeben 0

Security may be conceived as protection from danger, violence, fear, and want that impair, or capable of impairing the full development and existential wellbeing of citizens. The same is supposed to reflect the conditions of every human institution. However, Taraba State University (TSU) Jalingo has been confronted with major security challenges which have not received the desired attention from the Read More

Insecurity: Groups commend OPSH over peace restoration in Plateau, Kaduna

September 23, 2023 Paul Okah 0

Some peace advocacy groups, including Conference of Plateau Peace Builders Network (CPPBN), Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) and Conference of Southern Kaduna Peace Ambassadors (CSKPA), have commended the military special task force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) for the breakthrough in peace-building efforts in Plateau and Kaduna states. They expressed happiness that at last peace and harmony which had eluded Read More

Insecurity: Tor Tiv assures police of full cooperation

September 20, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The paramount ruler of the Tiv nation, HRM Prof James Ayatse has assured the Benue state Commissioner of Police, CP Bartholomew Nnandi Onyeka of the full cooperation of the traditional rulers in the state to effectively carry out his assignment of tackling insecurity and crime in the state. The Tor Tiv stressed regrettably that despite all efforts at mobilising forces Read More

Solution to Nigeria’s insecurity

September 4, 2023 Samu Shefidu Asekomhe 0

In the contemporary world, the security of life and property remains significant to the socio-economic survival of any given society. Every nation struggles to protect and deepen its core values, aimed at enabling people to lead their lives in free and secure environments according to their shared common beliefs by preserving their national interest, identity, and sovereignty. The most important Read More

Anambra traders to Soludo: Bad roads, sit-at-home, insecurity killing our businesses

September 2, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Traders, importers, exporters, manufacturers and other captains of industries in Anambra State have lamented that their businesses were crumbling daily over insecurity, touting, bad road network and frequent Monday sit-at-home orders. The business executive disclosed this in their separate speeches in Awka at a Business Roundtable in Anambra organised by the State Ministry of Commerce and Industry at the weekend. Read More

Address insecurity in Toro, Ningi, Jos East

August 23, 2023 Ukasha Rabiu Magama 0

Based on the figures published by some Nigerian dailies in August, nearly 50 people were kidnapped in Toro, Bauchi state by unknown gunmen.To this end, I am worried by the deteriorating nature of the ungodly events in the area. Toro is one of the largest local government areas in Nigeria. It has a total land mass of over 6932 square Read More

Badaru to Service Chiefs on insecurity: Give me timeline, I‘ll cross command channel to get results

 Minister of Defence Muhammed Abubakar Badaru has said he would demand timelines and targets from Service Chiefs on when to end insecurity in Nigeria. He also promised to cooperate with all the security agencies in the country by holding monthly meetings with security chiefs and their ministers on how to solve the security challenges. Badaru stated this Tuesday in his remarks shortly Read More

Ghana’s Eze Ndi Igbo visits Ugochinyere, seeks collaboration to end insecurity in South-east

August 19, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

In a significant move towards building national cohesion, addressing issues of  injustice and marginalisation that will help to preserve national stability and restore peace in the South-East, the Eze Ndi lgbo Ghana, HRM Eze Dr. Chuckwudi Jude Ihenetu, has visited the Member of Nigerian House of Representatives representing Ideato North and South federal constituency of Imo State, Hon. Ikenga Imo Read More

Insecurity: DWI calls for state of emergency in Zamfara

August 15, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

A group, the Democracy Watch Initiative (DWI) has called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency in Zamfara state, saying it is the only remaining option following the spate of bandit attacks and kidnappings resulting in deaths and displacement of several communities in the state. Leading twenty-seven other Non-governmental-organizations, the DWI at a press conference read by Read More

Insecurity: Lagbaja flags off Operation Hakorin Damisa in Mangu

July 22, 2023 Content Editor 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Taoreed Lagbaja, has Saturday, told troops to work with local communities and bring to an end the crises bedevilling Mangu Local Area of Plateau state. Maj-Gen. Lagbaja who stated this while flagging off, “Operation Hakorin Damisa IV,” at Mangu mini stadium, assured the people of the state of safety “You must work with sister Read More

Security: Tinubu seeks change in military doctrine, practice to confront unusual forces

July 21, 2023 Content Editor 0

President Bola Tinubu has said Nigeria and the neighbouring countries in the Lake Chad region must display courage in reforming their military doctrine and practices. He said the change in tactics had become necessary because the countries in the region were battling a “mobile and elusive irregular force that disregards established rules of warfare.” The president, who said this Friday Read More

Ebonyi: Peace returns to Ohaozara LGA after days of restiveness

July 20, 2023 Content Editor 0

After days of restiveness in Okposi and Uburu communities in the Ohaozara local government area of Ebonyi state, the chairman of the council, Hon. Ajah  Chinonso, has  restored peace to the people. The restiveness in the area had led to the destruction of some properties with some natives injured by criminal elements. The level of anxiety in the LGA forced Read More

Intervene on Zamfara insecurity, Matawalle’s aide begs FG

July 20, 2023 Content Editor 0

The spokesperson of the former governor of Zamfara state, Comrade Anas Abdullahi Kaura, has called on the federal government to intervene in the insecurity challenges facing the state. Kaura said that Zamfara state has fallen into a bad insecurity situation since the swearing in of the new governor of the state, Dr Dauda Lawal, urging the federal government to intervene. Read More

Tinubu, please tackle food insecurity

Nigeria is endowed with very fertile soil. That is why several food and cash crops are cultivated in Africa’s most populous nation. Some decades ago, agriculture was the mainstay of the nation’s economy. That was before the discovery of crude oil. Unfortunately, agriculture become a shadow of itself. Lack of government attention and the activities of criminal elements have contributed Read More