Boko Haram: Fake news merchants distracting Nigerian military from attaining maximum goals – Centre

The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) believes certain individuals and groups in the business of peddling falsehood are jeopardizing the remarkable progress of the Nigerian military. The Centre made this known in a special report to address the “impact of fake news on the war against terrorism and implication for national security”.   In an extensive report, signed by Executive Secretary, Comrade Isaac Ikpa and delivered at a one-day workshop on Thursday in Abuja, CESJET frowned at fake news merchants misleading the public without factual evidence.  …

Reward For Gallantry and Gen. Buratai’s Leading Example By Robert Audu

“For them to perceive the advantage of defeating the enemy, they must also have their rewards.” – Sun Tzu A great leader motivates and inspires his followers. He continuously craves for excellence and erects favorable templates or incentives to compel and induce hard work. Rewards are the oyster of performance in any workplace. And leaders conscious of success imbibe the policy of reward for hard work, dedication and exceptional performance as bait for outstanding productivity. Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff ( COAS) and emperor of the anti-insurgency operations in Nigeria,…

Nigeria Is Unsafe For Journalists, NUJ Cries Out

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has warned that it was a dangerous time to be a journalist in Nigeria given the near-daily intimidation, harassment and detention of journalists in the country. In a statement by chairman of the council, Comrade Emmanuel Ogbeche, Tuesday in Abuja, he described as unfortunate and deeply troubling the conduct of operatives of the State Security Service also known as Department of State Security against journalists that had gone to cover a sit-out of activists demanding for the release of Omowole Sowore, detained publisher…

Activist Commends President Buhari For His Fight Against Violent Extremism

A United Kingdom based  Human Rights Activist,  Phillip Agbese has commended the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for taking a tough stance against violent-extremism in the country. The Middlesex University trained human rights laws expert and publisher spoke with a group of journalists at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos on the state of affairs in the country. Mr. Agbese stated that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has indeed risen to the occasion by the introduction of policies and actions  geared towards arresting the menace of violent extremism through…

Soyinka Tasks FG To Address Nigeria’s Growing Security Challenges

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has asked the Federal Government to take decisive action against Boko Haram, armed herdsmen, and the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP). He stated this at a meeting with Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Tuesday at the Government House in Makurdi, the state capital. Professor Soyinka, who visited some displaced persons at their camp in the Abagana area of the state, noted that the insurgents and others were terrorising Nigerians. According to him, the security situation in the country requires the immediate…

KSU UNREST: Kogi Govt orders full investigation, gives 14-day ultimatum to fish out perpetrators

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has issued a 14-day ultimatum to police and the management of Kogi State University (KSU) to fish out participants in the recent cult mayhem which engulfed the institution this week leading to the deaths of five suspected cultists. Governor Bello condemned in its entirety the scourge of campus cultism and the killing of humans, especially students, under any guise whatsoever. Preliminary reports have suggested that the killings were orchestrated by cult clashes in the institution. Five persons, three in 200L, a 300L and a final…

INSECURITY : ​IGP Convenes Retreat For Strategic Police Managers

As part of efforts at dissecting the dynamics of crime and forging strong networks toward tackling prevalent and emerging crimes in the country, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu,is organizing a 3-Day Conference and Retreat for Strategic Officers of the Nigeria Police Force. The event, tagged “Repositioning the Force for the Challenges of Effective Policing in the 21st Century”, will hold from Monday, 28th October, 2019 to Wednesday, 30th October, 2019 at Jasmine Hall, Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.  The Conference and Retreat will be declared open by the President and Commander-in-Chief…

ATTACKS: Nigeria ,South Africa Will Implement Early Warning Signal Mechanisms – Dabiri-Erewa

Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission(NIDCOM) Hon.Abike Dabiri-Erewa has stated that the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria and South Africa will ensure implementation of the Early Warning Signal mechanisms recently signed between both countries in South Africa, as part of the efforts to curb xenophobic attacks. Speaking against the backdrop of renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians, she said the Consul General was on top of the situation. “The Consul General, Godwin Adama, is currently in Widbank, Mpumulanga, where the crisis happened. He is at a meeting with the highest police…

Niger State Govt Pledges To Sustain Synergy With Security Agencies

Niger State Government has restated its commitment to sustain synergy with security agencies in other to enhance protection of lives and property of its Citizens. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello made this known when he visited the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu in Abuja. Governor Sani Bello said the present administration’s support and collaboration with the various security agencies in the state has helped in improving on the already existing peaceful coexistence and minimizing activities of illegal miners in the state. “My…

FG Doesn’t Play Politics With Security, Welfare of Citizens – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government does not play politics with the security and welfare of the citizens. The Minister made the remarks in Katsina on Tuesday at a Special Town Hall Meeting on Security with focus on fight against Banditry, Cattle Rustling and Kidnapping . “Today’s Town Hall Meeting is very unique. Since we started in 2016, this is the first time that we are having Governors from the APC and the PDP as panelists. ”This is first a testimony to…