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State Police: Ex-minister calls for adoption of 2014 Confab report to tackle insecurity

Ambassador Ibrahim Gambari, former Minister of External Affairs, has called for the adoption of the reports of the National Conference (Confab) held in 2014 in order to effectively tackle Nigeria’s security challenges. Protracted attacks by insurgents, kidnapping, killings and other security challenges have lately surged up agitation for state police. The recent is the ‘Operation Read more

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Insecurity: where do we go from here? By abiodun KOMOLAFE

Have you watched the video clips of the gruesome execution of Lawan Andimi and Roypvil Dalyep by Boko Haram? Have you ever imagined what it feels like to take one’s loved ones away with hopes of reuniting with them waning with each passing day?  Have you for once paused to ponder the pains and the trauma of Nigerians who have become widows, widowers and orphans as well as those whose means of Read more

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Insecurity: Northern Elders declare Buhari’s govt ‘a failure’… ‘We warned Nigerians’

The Northern Elders Forum has declared the current administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari a total failure going by the present situation in the country. The group claimed it warned Nigerians from voting for Buhari adding that the ex-military head of state had nothing to offer them. NEF further expressed that the president has failed Read more

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Insecurity: Buhari, NASS urged to decentralize Nigeria Police

Mr Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), a legal luminary, has urged the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to effect a constitutional change for decentralisation of Nigeria Police Force. Fagbemi expressed this on Saturday at the Law Week of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Okitipupa branch. He said that the security arrangement Read more

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Insecurity: Buhari, Senate President, Speaker in closed-door meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has been reportedly met with the leadership of the National Assembly. The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, walked into the venue of the meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, at 3.04pm. The agenda of the closed-door meeting is yet to Read more

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Buhari meets service chiefs in Abuja after senators demanded their removal

President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with the service chiefs in Abuja barely 24 hours after senators demanded their removal. The service chiefs present at the meeting are Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff; Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff; Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff; and Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, chief of naval staff. Others present Read more

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How Abaribe’s call for Buhari’s resignation triggered uproar in Senate

There was uproar in the Senate on Wednesday when the Minority leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, made a call that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration should quit following alleged inability of the federal government to provide a solution to protracted insecurity in Nigeria. This came during the over five hour-marathon debate on the rising insecurity in the Read more

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Insecurity: Sack service chiefs now, Reps urge Buhari

The Federal House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the nation’s current Service Chiefs following the adoption of a motion of urgent public importance moved by Abubakar Fulata. Fulata, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said that irrespective of their tenure, the service chiefs should resign from the respective Read more

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Just In: Police seal off Lagos venue where Soyinka is to speak on democracy, insecurity

The police in Lagos State have sealed off the venue of a symposium where Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, and other speakers were to address the state of insecurity in Nigeria. The programme with theme: “Democracy, State Repression and the State of insecurity in Nigeria,” is organised by a group known as Coalition for Revolution (CORE). Read Read more