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

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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

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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

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NAF Neutralises ISWAP Leaders in Borno_Ada Nkong

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) at Jubillaram and Alinwa in the Northern part of Borno, as they assembled for meetings. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, made the disclosure in a statement on Saturday… Continue reading NAF Neutralises ISWAP Leaders in Borno_Ada Nkong

Security · TERRORISM

BREAKING: Korongilum, a community in Chibok local government area of Borno state, is currently being attacked by suspected Boko Haram insurgents_Ada Nkong

A resident told TheCable that the insurgents came into the community around 6pm, shooting sporadically and setting many houses on fire. “People were just returning to their houses from the farm when the insurgents came in,” the resident said. “They came in through Forfor, and our people are running for safety as we speak.” A… Continue reading BREAKING: Korongilum, a community in Chibok local government area of Borno state, is currently being attacked by suspected Boko Haram insurgents_Ada Nkong

POLITICS · Security · TERRORISM

South West Govs to sign Amotekun bill Feb.14_Ada Nkong

Ekiti Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi on Monday said the bill seeking legal backing for the Western Nigeria Security outfit code-named ‘Operation Amotekun’ initiated by the six Governors in the Southwest region would be simultaneously assented to on Friday, February 14. Fayemi, who disclosed this while receiving proposal bill on Amotekun from Ekiti Attorney-General, Olawale Fapohunda,… Continue reading South West Govs to sign Amotekun bill Feb.14_Ada Nkong

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INSECURITY: The North Cannot Withstand The Kind Of Contradiction That Exist Now-Yakubu Dogara Rt.Hon_Ehiabhi Femi

SPEECH DELIVERED BY RT. HON YAKUBU DOGARA AT NORTHERN SECURITY MEETING AT SIR AHMADU BELLO MEMORIAL FOUNDATION, KADUNA ON 6TH FEBRUARY, 2020 Protocols: "To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself" - Soren Kierkegaard I have known of no honour greater than to be invited to chair this… Continue reading INSECURITY: The North Cannot Withstand The Kind Of Contradiction That Exist Now-Yakubu Dogara Rt.Hon_Ehiabhi Femi