Insecurity in Nigeria
THE issue of insecurity in Nigeria has become something of grave concern to all well-meaning citizens most of who continue to wonder how the country arrived at such a dastardly situation where no one is safe; and worse still, rather than abate, the problem is escalating and now totally out of control.
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The Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Revd. Alfred Adewale Martin has challenge the Federal Government to do more in tackling insecurity in the country, saying the situation is “getting out of hand.”
Insecurity is like cancer. If not swiftly attended to, it spreads to other parts of the body. The same can be said of Kwara State neighbouring Kogi - to the east and Niger to the north. Both northern states have witnessed 154 and 1144 deaths in recent times after consistent attacks from armed criminal gangs.…
Sir: Mustapha Babai, Minister of State for Agriculture, President Muhammadu Buhari’s representative on Saturday, 8/ 1/2021 at the national prayer session for the country organised by the Kano State Government...
5 Oct 2021
President of Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Rev. Stephen Panya, has expressed regret that after 61 years of independence, Nigeria still brandishes a scorecard of injustice and insecurity.
30 Sep 2021
Pope Francis has urged Nigeria to guarantee the safety of all citizens in the country in the wake of deadly attacks in the north.
24 Sep 2021
The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has denied express advice in the handbook issued to youth corps members. The handbook is titled "Security Awareness and Education Handbook For Corps Members and Staff," on page 56, had advised corps members travelling on “high-risk” roads to alert their “family members, friends and colleagues to…
8 Jul 2021
A trouble is a private matter and occurs when values cherished by an individual are felt by him to be threatened, while issues have to do with matters that transcend the local environments of the individual.
23 Jun 2021
Jigawa police command has said it arrested three kidnap suspects in Hadejia LGA of the state. “On May 32, 2021 at about 1000hrs, one Cyprian Okechuku of Quarters reported at Hadejia ‘A’ division that on the same date at about 0800hrs, some hoodlums numbering about three in Volkswagen Golf car, light green in colour, came…
23 Jun 2021
Islamic cleric Sheikh Gumi has declared that Nigeria is fighting a tribal war, calling for amnesty for bandits if they must quit their criminal acts. He specifically urged farmers across the country to allow herdsmen to protect their forests. According to Gumi, with the ongoing tribal war, the federal government is supposed to remain neutral.…
10 Jun 2021
The Emir of Yashikeira in Baruten Local Government area of Kwara state, Dr Umaru Usman has said the borders between his community and Benin Republic is currently very porous and has become a hideout for bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements adding that if nothing is done soon to man the borders properly, it may…