Estate developers, agents shun major cities as insecurity worsens nationwide
The growing spate of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the northeast, northwest, north-central and some parts of the southern states in Nigeria
Gowon, Mohammed seek forgiveness for Nigeria’s sins
Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd) has called for forgiveness over ‘national sins’ and the multifaceted problems confronting Nigeria.
Why South West governors have not endorsed Amotekun bill
Against expectations that the Southwest states governors would by yesterday endorse the Bill establishing Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), codenamed Operation Amotekun,
ECOWAS mobilising own resources to combat terrorism - Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, commended the renewed vigour by ECOWAS member countries to mobilise their own resources to combat terrorism. Malam Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesman in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, said the President spoke at the High Level meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council…
Terrorists almost bomb Lagos with 17 suitcases of explosives - Fashola
Minister for Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said terrorists with 17 suitcases loaded with explosives to bomb Lagos were almost missed by law enforcement in 2013 if not for citizen information. He disclosed that the attempt was foiled with the help of citizen information and the terrorists were tried without passing the information to…
Court grants Ayade’s critic N10m bail in alleged terrorism case
A federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has granted bail to a lawyer and social critic Joseph Odok, who is standing trial for alleged terrorism and sundry charges.
Seven children among 14 killed in roadside bomb in Burkina Faso
Seven children and four women were among 14 civilians, killed when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso
PSC promotes 623 police officers as CP talks tough on terrorism
The Police Service Commission (PSC) at the weekend approved the promotion of 623 senior police officers (SPOs. The list consists of 40 DCPs; 98 ACPs; 150 CSPs and 335 SPs.
FG reviews security strategy to tackle terrorism, banditry, others
The Federal Government yesterday reviewed the National Security Strategy (NSS) to find lasting solutions to terrorism, kidnapping, banditry, militancy