Lalong pledges to empower youths who surrender arms
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has promised that the youths who voluntarily gave up small arms in Lantang North and Langtang South councils recently will be empowered. Lalong disclosed this at the weekend during the community-driven arms recovery and rehabilitation pilot programme at Langtang North Council secretariat.
‘Why we withdrew troops from checkpoints in Plateau State’
Commander of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), Major-General Augustine Agundu, has said the need to reinforce security in the hinterlands and check communal crisis informed the withdrawal of OPSH troops from checkpoints.
Military DQH accuses Plateau elites of sponsoring crises
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has accused elites in Plateau State of sponsoring youths to escalate crises.Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig-Gen. John Agim, made the accusation yesterday when he paid a working visit to the Commander....
We’re tackling insecurity meticulously, says Olonisakin
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin, says the military is approaching the nation’s security challenge through careful planning and appraisals. Olanisakin, who dropped the hint during the opening of Defence Headquarters Contingency Plan SIMEX at Armed Forces Simulation Centre in Jaji