Security

Leave 75 Police Mobile Squadron in Ogoja: Full Text of Press Statement_Ada Nkong

PRESS STATEMENT 14th March, 2020 75 POLICE MOBILE SQUADRON (PMS); OGOJA IS ABOUT TO BE SHORT-CHANGED AGAIN Recently, the Presidency and the Police Authorities approved the siting of the 75 Police Mobile Squadron (PMS), Ogoja. In fact all documents pertaining to this shows clearly that "Ogoja" is in the name of this project.In other words,… Continue reading Leave 75 Police Mobile Squadron in Ogoja: Full Text of Press Statement_Ada Nkong

INSURGENCY · Security

BANDITARY: Unrepentant Bandits Excesses Untackled_Femi Ehiabhi

A volunteer security outfit in Zamfara known as ‘Yansakai’ has urged the state government and security agencies to tackle the excesses of unrepentant bandits in the state. The group which is supporting security agencies to address banditry in the state said its members were under constant threats and attacks from bandits. Alhaji Sani Babban-Doka, Secretary… Continue reading BANDITARY: Unrepentant Bandits Excesses Untackled_Femi Ehiabhi

Security

Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Camps in Sambisa Forest_Ada Nkong

The Nigerian Air Force says it has destroyed Boko Haram’s camp at Alafa ‘C’ in Sambisa Forest, Borno State in an air strike.A statement issued on Friday by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, says the action followed sustained onslaught by the Operation Decisive Edge of the Force against the… Continue reading Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Camps in Sambisa Forest_Ada Nkong

Security

Oyo Lawmakers Growl Amotekun Bill Into Law_Ada Nkong

The southwest has perfected its security plan to secure the lives and property of it's people with Lagos, Osun, Ogun, Ondo and Oyo States Houses of Assembly passing the South-west Security Network (Amotekun) Bill into law. Ekiti State House of Assembly was first to pass the security initiative bill into law while the Lagos State… Continue reading Oyo Lawmakers Growl Amotekun Bill Into Law_Ada Nkong

POLITICS · Security

National Livestock Transformation plan (NLTP) set for implementation-NEC_Femi Ehiabhi

NEC is now set for the implementation of the controversial National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) Programme. This was disclosed by Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state, while fielding questions from reporters after the NEC meeting, Thursday. The decision to commence implementation is the direct result of an extensive process involving engagements with stakeholders and a… Continue reading National Livestock Transformation plan (NLTP) set for implementation-NEC_Femi Ehiabhi

POLITICS · Security

Regional Security Outfits runs contrary to Constitution Provisions-NEC_Femi Ehiabhi

The National Economic Council (NEC) a body comprising operatives of the federal government and governments of the 36 states of the federation, Thursday ruled out the establishment of regional security outfits saying that it runs contrary to provisions of the 1999 Nigeria Constitution as amended. Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state, while fielding questions from… Continue reading Regional Security Outfits runs contrary to Constitution Provisions-NEC_Femi Ehiabhi

POLITICS · Security · TERRORISM

Bill will enable Government to use the defectors to fight the unrepentant insurgents-Ibrahim Gaidam_Femi Ehiabhi

The Senator representing Yobe East, Ibrahim Gaidam, Monday explained why he sponsored a Bill to create a commission to enable government to use the defectors to fight the unrepentant insurgents. Senator Gaidam, who addressed a press conference in Abuja, said that the proposed commission would help repentant insurgents to “re-enter mainstream politics, religion and society.”… Continue reading Bill will enable Government to use the defectors to fight the unrepentant insurgents-Ibrahim Gaidam_Femi Ehiabhi