Roles of Emergency Communications Centres in security management
Nigerian security issues are getting more complex despite the government’s efforts to end the various menace confronting the country.
Buhari calls for multilateral approach to combat terrorism
President Muhammadu Buhari has recommended a multilateral approach to combat terrorism in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) States
Three arrested, guns seized in Greek anti-terrorism raid
Greek police arrested three people and seized an arms cache in an ongoing anti-terrorist operation officials likened to high profile arrests of Revolutionary Struggle group members in 2010. Greek police stated on Saturday two men -- a 41 and a 45-year-old -- and a 39-year-old woman, allegedly implicated in terrorism, were arrested during a "wide…
‘Obaseki holds the key to peace in Edo State’
Mr. Abdul Oroh is a former member of the House of Representatives and erstwhile Commissioner for Agriculture in Edo State. He told Leo Sobechi and Olawunmi Ojo that Governor Godwin Obaseki holds the key to the return of peace to the state...
Sunday Dare: Choosing between entertaining and empowering the youth
One of the most deplorable syndromes among African youths is that they would rather love to be entertained than empowered. As it can be seen in the just concluded Big Brother Naija(BBN) where millions of Nigerian youths were glued to their TV monitor
U.S. donates two mobile bomb detecting vans to police
The United States of America (USA) has pledged to always support the Nigerian government in its war against terrorism. To show its avowed commitment, the U.S. government has donated two Mobile Radiation Detection System (vehicles) to the Explosives Ordinance Disposal (EOD) of the Nigeria Police Force.
‘Unveiling beneficial owners critical to tackling IFFs, terrorism’
Nigeria may not address challenges of economic leakages, especially Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), money laundering and illegal assets, unless the Federal Government and other stakeholders provide necessary support for the introduction of beneficial ownership register, the Civil Society Legislative and Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has said.
Sowore asks court to set aside detention order
Omoyele Sowore, Convener of #RevolutionNow protests, who is presently in detention, on Friday, approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking an order to vacate the ex parte order that gave the Department of State Service (DSS) the legal backing to detain him for 45 days.
The right hearts for our history
The heart with which history must be summoned and the action with which it must be adorned is dependent on the nature of its events –being ended, ending, ongoing, reformed, pleasant, unpleasant, dignifying or denigrating. If offspring of sharks are still sharks I think dolphins should not forget history and must seek genetics for their fortification and survival. If wolves’ descendants become dogs, then sheep can think of a pact.
Mourners’ massacre: Buhari orders action against attackers, vows to end terrorism
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners.
Insecurity and foreign investors’ response
The persistent issue of insecurity in Nigeria has been fingered as a major reason behind foreign investors pulling out their investments from the country. According to a recent report, over N1.77 trillion foreign investments have been divested from the country in the last two years as a result insecurity. Indeed, for the greater part of…
US poised to tighten sanctions on Iran over terror financing
The United States is set to increase pressure on Iran for failing to head off funds to terrorists, threatening new sanctions if Tehran fails to comply, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday. Amid rising tensions in recent days after Iran shot down an American drone, President Donald Trump early Friday appeared to preview the tougher…