Troops Of Operations Whirl Stroke, Safe Haven arrest bandits,Kidnappers ,recover Arms ,Ammunitions,Vandalized rail Sleepers in 3 States

L Troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE have continued to dominate and deny criminals freedom of action in their area of responsibility. Notably, on 29 July 2022 based on credible intelligence, troops conducted clearance operation at TSE-IBOR, TSE-IGBAKYOR, AKWANA and AYINBE Villages in Logo Local Government Area of Nasarawa State and made contact with terrorists. In the encounter troops responded with superior fire power, forcing terrorists to flee. The aftermath of gun battle led to the arrest of Mr Danladi Selfa – 23yrs and Mr Usman Yau – 28yrs both were…

2023: Rally round Obi to rescue Nigeria — Support Group pleads ….. Berates Tinubu, Atiku for divisive utterances

The Peter Obi Support Network (POSN) has called on Nigerians to shun the divisive utterances of the presidential candidates of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar respectively, and rally round the Labour Party candidate, Mr Peter Obi to rescue Nigeria from total collapse.   It said the APC, and PDP should be telling Nigerians how they would rescue the country from the path of precipice that it is heading, rather than polarizing the country along ethnic and religious fault lines with…

Gov Yahaya Bello inaugurates Kogi State Boundary committee … task them to ensure lasting resolution of lingering boundary tussles

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello has inaugurated a 15-man Kogi State Boundary Committee chaired by the Deputy Governor, Edward Onoja tasked them to work towards the lasting resolution of all lingering boundary concerns.   During the event which took place on Friday at the Banquet Hall of the Government House, the governor noted that setting up such a committee was a responsibility in a bid to maintain peace and security knowing how notorious boundary conflict could be.   He recalled that before his administration, there were boundary conflicts with some…

Stronger Civil-Military relations, key to tackle insecurity

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chief Tony Ojukwu SAN has tasked the Military to do more in improving Civil-Military Relations (CMR) as this will yield better result in addressing the present security challenges confronting the country.   Ojukwu gave this charge during a two-day training programme organized by the NHRC in Collaboration with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for Security Personnel in Maiduguri, Borno State. The training is one of the activities under the NHRC/UNHCR 2022 Project on Protection of Population of Concern…

The journey of Sisi Abba By Dare Babarinsa

Young Nigerians may not understand the enormity of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the first Premier of the defunct Western Region (now Ekiti, Edo, Delta, Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Ondo and Oyo states). The territory he superintended extended from Badagry in the West to Asaba in the East. He changed our lives. On May 9, 1987, he died. His legacy is imperishable. I had the opportunity of seeing Awolowo at close quarters for the first time in 1983. He was the presidential flag bearer of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), for the…

NYSC DG tasks Corps Members on good conduct …  vows to sanction offenders

The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah has charged Corps Members to.be of good behavior and avoid any act that can tarnish their image, their families or bring the good image of NYSC into disrepute. General Fadah gave this advise today in his address to Corps Members during his visit to Ebonyi, Cross River and Imo State Orientation Camps. Fadah urged them to maintain high level of discipline and “avoid cultism, cybercrime, hooliganism and drug-related offences. “NYSC have zero tolerance for misconduct and you…

We’re better trained to tackle insecurity’, says Nigerian Merchant Navy, seeks FG’s partnership 

As part of its contribution to address insecurity in Nigeria, the Nigerian Merchant Navy, during the weekend, sought collaboration with the Nigerian Army and other Security Agencies to stop insecurity, and increase the general revenue base of the Federal Government, FG. This was even as it stated it has over the years been thoroughly trained to tackle insecurity, stating that partnership with the Federal Government would create platforms to reduce the unemployment rate in the country. Agaba, who made this disclosure during a press briefing with Journalists, in Abuja, averred…

From COVID to Monkey Pox: Can Nigeria afford another epidemic, by Gift Luckson

Barely 2 years after the world was put on hold because of the deadly coronavirus that disrupted the economical and social activities of many nations, claiming millions of lives worldwide, mankind is faced with yet another catastrophe, the monkeypox virus.   Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by a brick-shaped virus carrying a double-strand of DNA. The virus that causes monkeypox was first discovered at the end of the 1950s, but there are signs it has undergone changes in the past three to four years which has enabled it to…

FCT Police warns against indiscriminate, illegal use of drones

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has condemned indiscriminate and illegal use of personal and commercial drones in the FCT. This was sequel to information at the disposal of the Command as well as public outcry on the sighting of drones hovering personal and government-restricted air-spaces which is contrary to extant laws, thereby creating fear and apprehension in the minds of residents. The Commissioner of Police FCT Command CP Babaji Sunday therefore directed the immediate Enforcement of Drone usage Regulations, arrest of violators, and the confiscation of such Drones.…