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…
Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Agbani ends 13th Diocesan Synod - Part 2
Synod frowns at the brazen denials, deprivation, injustice, marginalisation, wanton destruction of lives and properties, the menace of Boko Haram, terrorism, senseless attempt to cleanse and displace innocent unarmed communities, raping of their women and taking over their ancestral lands by herdsmen, Operation Python Dance, which slaughtered many lives, the October 1st 2018 deadline threat…
Killing of officer, two soldiers “wake-up call” for new strategy against terrorism
Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the death of three military personnel on Monday in Borno was “wake-up call’’ for the army to further strategise to defeat terrorists. He stated this at the burial of Lt.-Col. Ibrahim Aminu, Cpl. Jibril Ahmadu and Lance Cpl. Tijjani Mohammed, at the Maimalari Cantonment Cemetery in Maiduguri…
TMC prescribes solution to security threat in Nigeria
Perturbed by the rising wave of insecurity in the country, the Muslim Congress (TMC) has urged the three levels of government to focus on insecurity in their various economic blueprints for the new political dispensation. Amir of TMC, Luqman AbdurRaheem, in a statement made available to The Guardian, said the group feels that, “The country…
Troops neutralise a Boko Haram commander, 15 others on Lake Chad island
The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), has neutralised a Boko Haram commander, Malloum Moussa and 15 of his foot soldiers during a clearance operation on Lake Chad Island. According to a statement by Col. Timothy Antigha, the spokesman of the task force on Sunday, troops destroyed five gun trucks belonging to the terrorists in the…
Three 'explosive devices' found in London
British counter terrorism officers are investigating three "small improvised explosive devices" believed capable of starting small fires that were found in separate locations in London on Tuesday. The suspicious packages containing padded envelopes were found at an office block next to Heathrow Airport, the post room at Waterloo station and at offices near London City…