Insecurity: Ndigbo may begin to defend themselves, ECA warns
The Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) yesterday came down heavily on the Federal Government over the spate of killings and general insecurity in the country, saying it is either overwhelmed or complicit.
NIMASA unveils new scheme to tackle insecurity on Nigerian waters
To further improve security on the country’s territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has launched its Command, Control Computer Communication and Information (C41) operation centre
Northern group moves to combat insecurity
The Northern Nigeria Security Conference (NNSC) yesterday said that it had concluded deliberations on how to combat insecurity in the North and that a standing committee to implement the final recommendations in combating the security challenges in the North would soon be set up.
United Nations to partner Ekiti on SDGs
The United Nations (UN) has reaffirmed its resolve to support the Ekiti State Government in its drive to achieve the vision of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Kaduna Imams decry rising insecurity, kidnapping
The Council of Imams and Ulama in Kaduna has said kidnapping and other crimes affect all Nigerians, without prejudice to religion or tribe. Addressing a press conference at the headquarters of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) in Kaduna, the Council, through its Chairman, Sheikh Ibrahim Nakaka
4 Ways To Deal With Insecurity In Your Relationship
We all have had relationships where it got bad because of our insecurities. Insecurity, like other bad habits, can be managed and avoided because if you decide to continue with it, it can make your relationships go south. Below are some ways to manage insecurity in relationships: Paranoid Stop getting paranoid over nothing in your…
Buhari blames insecurity on neglect of education, healthcare
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday attributed rising insecurity occasioned by terrorism, banditry, kidnappings and other crimes in the country to decades of neglect of education and healthcare.
Carrying our cross
“The initiative is in the hands of the president of the nation, but he can’t do it alone.” These are the words of the ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in his open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari advising him to make hay while the sun shines on security issues....
Insecurity: Soyinka calls for state of emergency in South West
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called for the declaration of the state of emergency due to the security challenges in the South West Zone. Soyinka made the call on Thursday in Akure on the sidelines of the D.O Fagunwa Study Group International Conference held to celebrate his 85th birthday.
Of RUGA, COZA and Abbo
Nigeria is a nation of unending drama. Drama is what keeps us going as a people. Insecurity, unemployment, corruption, decayed infrastructure, ethnicity, tribalism are some of our recurring challenges. But we have learned to live with them. Drama gives us a huge comic relief from our many troubles.
Out-of-school kids: A disastrous time bomb
Gone are those days when the quest to be ranked among the educated elites in the country is our first priority. Farewell to those days when Nigerian parents put their farms and property for sale just to sponsor their child’s education. Long ago, academic success such as graduation, promotion, and scholarship always call for a…