National Security Adviser
Conspiracy theories trailing INEC’s postponement of presidential election
Nothing best explains the anticlimax that occurred on election morning at exactly 2:45a.m. than a deflated balloon. Like a pin punched to a balloon, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu...
IMN alleges fresh threat to Zakzaky’s life
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites have raised alarm over what it described as a ‘secret plot to kill the leader of the group during the 2019 general elections and then put the blame on its members.’ In a press conference in Abuja, the Academic Forum of the IMN, represented by…
CAN meets Buhari, seeks Dasuki, El-Zakzaky’s release
A presidential order to release detained former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, topped the requests of the leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) as they met yesterday with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.
Trial of Dasuki adjourned over list of exhibits
Trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), for alleged misappropriation of funds has been adjourned following the failure of the prosecutor to file the list of exhibits to be tendered against the accused person as required by law. Dasuki is being prosecuted for the offence at the High Court of Federal…
FG directs MDAs to set up budgetary allocations for counter-terrorism activities
The Federal Government has directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to immediately set up budgetary allocations for counter-terrorism activities ongoing in the country. National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), who disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at the opening ceremony of a three-day quarterly meeting and training workshop on National Counter-Terrorism Strategy (NACTEST), which…
NSA to release whistleblower policy on illegal weapons
In a move to prevent and eradicate illegal ownership of small arms and light weapons, the Presidency has started drawing up the rules of a whistleblower mechanism that will spotlight on the regime of gun ownership and control in the country.
Nigerian customs impound three bulletproof cars
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command on Tuesday, seized three bulletproof cars with an estimated duty value of about N76 million.
Judge`s absence stalls Oronsaye's trial
Oronsaye was alleged to have deposited money meant for the Presidential Committee on Financial Action Task Force which he chaired into a fixed bond in Access bank known only to him.
Dasuki to appeal appellate court judgment
Dasuki’s counsel, Ahmed Raji (SAN), yesterday said that appeal papers had been put together to be filed at the apex court to challenge the judgment of the Court of Appeal.