IGP defends dialogue with bandits in North East
Inspector-general of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has defended the authorities in the North East for dialoguing with bandits who had killed many people and destroyed properties.
Buhari challenges security chiefs on crude oil theft
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja challenged security chiefs on the need to bring an end cases to crude oil theft in the country. The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, said the president gave the challenge when he met behind closed doors with security chiefs, at the State House, Abuja.
Our lives in danger, Igbo communities in Benue cry out
Igbo communities in various parts of Benue State, especially Gboko, have raised the alarm over threat to their lives.
HURIWA slams Masari for negotiating with bandits
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari for negotiating with armed kidnappers and bandits.
Mutual suspicion and worsening security situation
It is so unfortunate that insecurity is still waxing strong in our polity despite all efforts of the government to bring the menace under control. Day in day out, people are being slaughtered like chickens and there is palpable fear in the heart of the masses.
Troops kill 10 bandits in clearance operation
Troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army, deployed at Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Operation CLEAN SWEEP, has confirmed 10 bandits during a clearance operation at Kuduru forest.
Bandits and herdsmen’s mystery
The terms bandits and herdsmen - used casually, sometimes thoughtlessly but often interchangeably - have continued to pose a riddle of sorts.
Bandits commanders agree to suspend attacks in Zamfara
Bandits commanders in Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Friday, agreed to suspend attacks on the people at a dialogue meeting with the state government and security officials.
Insurgency: Matawale commends NAF for “forcing” bandits to negotiating table
Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawale has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for its role in helping to “force” bandits terrorising the state to the negotiating table.
Incessant security concerns in Nigeria
Sir: For the past few years, the Northern part of the country has been convulsed by a string of hostilities and chronic insecurity. The ancient towns and villages are under threat from the savage groups. No one prays for crack on his walls, they are unwanted signs of a feeble wall. The palpable fissure in Nigeria is…