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Insecurity in Nigeria

Security experts explain implications of branding Nigerian bandits as terrorists

NIGERIA will spend more to acquire military hardware and train thousands of security personnel if the country declares bandits as terrorists, security experts have...

Bandits abduct scores in Sokoto, kill one

BANDITS again struck in Sokoto Friday night, killing one person and abducting scores of others. According to Sokoto State Police Command, the incident occurred in...

Council chair backs police, says Irigwe youths killed 25 worshippers

THE Chairman, Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State Shehu Bala, has confirmed that people under the auspices of Irigwe Youth attacked worshippers...

Ita-Giwa calls for resettlement of displaced Bakassi residents

SENATOR who represented Cross River South Senatorial District between 1999 and 2003 Florence Ita-Giwa has urged the Nigerian government to resettle displaced Bakassi residents,...

Nigeria’s insecurity primarily caused by poor economy, says Ogbeh

FORMER Minister of Agriculture and Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) Audu Ogbeh has said that Nigeria’s insecurity is primarily caused by poor state...

Buhari government elevates corruption as new normal – PDP

THE Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of elevating corruption as a new normal. In a statement by the party’s National...

FCT police arrest suspected kidnappers as gunmen wreak more havoc in Kuje

THE Federal Capital Territory Police Command has apprehended five suspected kidnappers along the Tungan-Maje, Bwari and Kwali-Kuje axis of Abuja. In a statement mailed to...

Obasanjo, Abdul-Salam, Onaiyekan, others discuss rising insecurity, declining economy

FORMER Nigerian leaders and elder statesmen had a closed-door meeting on Thursday, June 10, over rising insecurity and disunity in the country. The meeting was...

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Biden nominates Nigerian-born lawyer, Titilayo Ebong, as director of trade agency

  UNITED STATES President Joe Biden has nominated Nigerian-born Enoh Titilayo Ebong as director of the United States Trade and...

Oyo: Gunmen free prisoners in Nigeria’s third major jailbreak in 2021

GUNMEN broke into the correctional facility in Abolongo, Oyo State, on Friday night, releasing several inmates. The gunmen had attacked...

ICIR-funded report emerges overall winner at 2021 WAMECA

AN investigative report commissioned by the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) has emerged the overall winner at the...

Buhari considers posthumous pardon for Saro-Wiwa, eight others killed by Abacha

  IN an attempt to appease the Ogoni people of Rivers State for long years of deprivation, injustice and neglect,...

Again, FG accuses National Assembly member of sponsoring Igboho

  THE Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has accused an unnamed member of...
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