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29 Dec 2020
A wanted ringleader, identified as Nasiru Kachalla, has died in a gun duel when two armed groups fought over rustled cows in Kaduna.
17 Dec 2020
The Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC) has called on the Police Service Commission to set up a disciplinary panel to oversee the misuse of firearms as well as the extrajudicial killings
14 Dec 2020
Female participants at agricultural training programmes in the country have canvassed adequate protection of farmers’ lives and property to boost their involvement in farming.
8 Dec 2020
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has lamented the insecurity in the country, saying Nigerians are not only at war but are in a war zone.
29 Nov 2020
A non-government organisation (NGO), House of Justice (HOJ) in collaboration with Resilient Aid & Dialogue Initiative (RADi) and Kunak Foundation has planned to raise N100m to support the rebuilding of homes
23 Nov 2020
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the Okoro-Nu-Odu flyover in Rumuokoro area of the Port Harcourt metropolis in the next two weeks, following rising cult clashes
23 Nov 2020
Town Unions in the South East have, again, opposed the community policing arrangement being implemented by the Federal Government in the zone, arguing that it would not make any meaningful impact
17 Nov 2020
Amid worsening security situation across the country, the Senate has expressed grave concern over the inability of the Nigerian Army to rise to the occasion, noting that it was, unfortunately
30 Oct 2020
Nigerians have called for an end to killings and other forms of violence that have, for long, plagued the countr. The calls, amplified by Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF)
24 Oct 2020
Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu yesterday inaugurated a 17-member judicial panel to investigate allegations of extrajudicial killings and brutality by security agents in the state from 2015 to date. The panel, which has a retired Chief Judge of the state, Justice Sunday Imo as Chairman, state Solicitor General/Permanent Secretary Ministry of Justice, Uzoamaka Uche Ikonne…
3 Oct 2020
Following cases of extra-judicial killing, which allegedly took place in Abia State recently, especially the COVID-19 lockdown, an apex youth body in the South East, under the aegis of Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL), has called on relevant authorities to prosecute the police officers accused of committing the crimes. In a statement yesterday…
24 Sep 2020
Sir: Those who are abusing the former president, General Pa Arẹmu Ọbasanjọ (OBJ), for telling some home truth to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB) have come to realise that they have some other persons to abuse in favour of GMB, even though nobody seems willing to abuse the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wọle Ṣoyinka…

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