Kogi Gov, Yahaya Bello reveals those behind insecurity in Nigeria

Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello on Wednesday blamed the spate of insecurity in Nigeria on politicians. Governor Bello explained that the use of political thugs during elections was largely responsible for the insecurity in Nigeria. The governor was reacting to the issue of banditry ravaging the Northern part of the country. However, Bello while... Continue Reading →

Insecurity: Wike slams NGF, PGF for keeping silent

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has challenged the Nigeria Governors Forum to stop mincing words and speak against the heightened insecurity in the country. Governor Wike said this during the commissioning of the Obagi-Woji Street in GRA, Port Harcourt. The Governor, who said his administration is committed to developing the state, added that it was... Continue Reading →

DSS raises alert over bombings, others during yuletide

The Department of State Services (DSS) has raised alert about plans by some criminal elements to carry out violent attacks on public places the yuletide seasons. It identified key and vulnerable points as targets of attacks. In a statement in Abuja yesterday by its Public Relations Officer (PRO), National Headquarters, Dr. Peter Afunanya, said the... Continue Reading →

We need more intelligence than weaponry, recruit graduates into Force – Donald Duke

Former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has advised the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to immediately change its strategy in dealing with insecurity in Nigeria. Duke speaking on Channels TV on Sunday was reacting to the recent killing of farmers in Borno State and the general insecurity across the country. The former governor emphasized... Continue Reading →

End SARS: Traders, customers lament as prices of foodstuff skyrocket in Kaduna

The prices of foodstuff and ingredients especially rice, beans, tomatoes and onions have greatly skyrocketed in some major markets across Kaduna State. Reporters observed that a big basket of tomatoes now sells for between N15,000 and N17,500 as against N9,000 and N12,000 depending on the species. The price of a small basket of tomatoes now... Continue Reading →

Gunmen Abduct Woman, Shoot Husband in FCT

The insecurity in the FCT assumed another dimension after a woman was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in an early morning raid on a private residence in Kagini village around Kubwa, in Bwari Area Council of Abuja on Wednesday. Sources, which named the victim as Mrs Grace Ameh, said that during the raid, the kidnappers also... Continue Reading →

“Tackle insecurity, hunger, poverty in your states” – Nigerians blast Northern Governors over social media

Nigerians on Social Media have come hard on Northern Governors over the call to censor social media. It was reported that the Governors made the call to “avoid the spread of fake news”. According to them, the effect of uncontrolled social media is devastating. The Governors also condemned the “subversive” actions of some End SARS protesters,... Continue Reading →

Nigerians hungrier now, thanks to Buhari’s policy on food imports

Since 21 August 2019, Nigeria shut its borders with Benin and effectively the main artery of trade between Accra and Abuja. What was thought to be a short-lived closure has dragged on for over a year later with unforeseen consequences coupled with the pandemic. About 15 months ago, Tunrayo Akinola spent N30,000 a month out... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram Strikes Again In Borno After Buhari’s Visit (Video)

A number of Borno State residents fled their homes Wednesday evening. This followed an attack by Boko Haram at the Jiddari-Polo area, near Maiduguri, the state capital. A video on social media shows people of different ages trekking inward the city center away from the violence. It was gathered that soldiers are engaging them Daily... Continue Reading →

Tackle Insecurity For National Growth, CAN Tells FG

The Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter, Apostle Alexander Bamgbola, has called on the Federal Government to tackle insecurity, saying it is hampering the progress of the nation. Bamgbola made the call in reaction to the increasing attacks and killings by Boko Haram insurgents and bandits. A statement issued by the church on... Continue Reading →

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