Friday, 9th December 2022
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3 hours ago
How underground economy feeds suspense in troubled region “AKWAI abinda ba za su gia muku,” (There is something they will not tell you, the press), so said a repented Boko Haram fighter at the Maimalari camp, Borno State. “Tor, ka gia mana,” (Alright, tell me) I retorted. Hearing that, he looked furtively around, displaying unmistakable…
12 Nov
While necessity remains the mother of invention, experience has proven to be the soul attribute of successful leadership. The steady disruption of peace in northern Nigeria by widespread insurgency was a clarion call
7 Nov
Until the Federal Government and oil companies make genuine efforts to end unemployment, hunger and insurgency in the Niger Delta region, illegal bunkering and attendant problems may not end anytime soon.
19 Oct
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, yesterday, revealed that the Boko Haram insurgency led to the death of 100,000 persons, displaced over two million and caused damages worth $9 billion
28 Jun
Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, urged the government to halt security breaches in the country and prevent the establishment of camps for Internally Displaced Persons
7 May
Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has declared that the orphans of insurgency are his children.
13 Apr
Once upon a time, no speech of President Muhammadu Buhari was complete without a promise to defeat the bandits or insurgents, now christened terrorists through sheer pressure from every quarter in the society for government to declare them as one.
24 Mar
Former deputy vice-chancellor (Academic) and Professor of Clinical Anatomy, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Prof Hakeem Fawehinmi, in this interview with JOHN AKUBO,
7 Mar
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the safe return of Nigerians displaced by the insurgency in the North-East from Cameroon, Niger, and Chad will be treated as an emergency assignment.
22 Feb
Insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and other crimes could become uncontrollable and cripple the nation, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Ekiti State Governor Fayemi Kayode and other leaders
22 Feb
Apart from the vigorous physical combat against the dastardly activities of insurgency, the Federal Government has intensified
19 Jan
Two issues arising from the modus operandi of Nigeria’s war in the North East include the following: one, in spite of being hyped as a compact fighting force during fracases


The Boko Haram insurgency terrorising the Northeast part of the country is the handiwork of foreigners who penetrated the region in the guise of seeking to acquire Quranic education, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said.
18 mins ago
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kano central, Abdulsalam AbdulKareem (popularly known as AA Zaura) has vowed that he would rather remain stronger in the face of political "detractors" bent to tarnish his hard-earned reputation.
29 mins ago
Eminent Nigerians from the Southeast under the authority of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum have urged Southeast residents to reject the five-day sit-at-home declared by Finland-based Simon Ekpa, a protege of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The South-East elders described Ekpa's draconian order as the height of insensitivity to…
38 mins ago
The World Health Organization (WHO) has stressed the need for the government to show political commitment to building a strong health system, based on primary care, with emphasis on disease prevention and health promotion as well as the best defence against outbreaks and other health emergencies.
46 mins ago
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has said that the military had greatly decimated insurgents and other criminal elements terrorising the country.