We need more security personnel to tackle security challenges – Niger Governor

Niger State Governor,Abubakar Sani Bello of has called on the National Assembly and the Federal Government to expedite actions on recruitment of more security personnel. Governor Sani Bello made the call when he received the Niger State caucus in the National Assembly on a visit to commiserate with the Government over rising cases of banditry in the State. The Governor expressed concern with the insecurity in the State in particular and the country in general despite concerted efforts to stop it, pointed out that security agencies have been overstretched, inadequate…

Why I don’t visit Abuja for solution to security challenges – Gov Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has revealed that the successes recorded in security in the state were resultant effects of communal collaboration, honesty alongside synergy between government, security agencies and the community. He added that it was not in his character to visit the Federal Government to demand for solutions to concerns in area of security but rather, his government was constantly in tune with the people of the state down to the grassroots. Governor Bello made this known on Thursday while appearing on Channels Television Sunrise Daily to bare…

Niger Govt reaffirms commitment to end security challenges ….. As forum of secretaries to 19 Northern States Govt meets in Kaduna

Niger State Government has reaffirmed that it will not relent its effort in addressing security challenges in the State. This was disclosed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane at the meeting of Forum of Secretaries of the 19 Northern States Government held at Gen. Hassan Usman Katsina House, Kaduna. The SSG reiterated the commitment of the present administration led by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello to ensure lasting peace and security in all the communities affected by the activities of bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements.…

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…

Gov Sani-Bello Advocates For Fresh Strategies To Tackle Security Challenges    

The Niger State Governor ,Abubakar Sani-Bello has emphasised the need for stakeholders in security management to continue to evolve new strategies in their bid to find a lasting solution to the security challenges in the country. The Governor who stated this when he interacted with the state legislators explained that this has become imperative in view of the challenges confronting the country. He urged the lawmakers to facilitate rapid passage of bills to address the security situation. Governor Abubakar also decried the use of motorcycles and the articulated vehicles without…