Browsing: Insecurity

Ahmed Jaha, a member of the House of Representatives from Borno State, has urged the Federal Government to hire military soldiers for dealing with the security problems in the country. Jaha proposed that the government bring back the soldiers used during former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. The legislator, who represents the Chibok/Domboa/Gwoza Federal constituency, made this […]

The Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory, Benneth Igweh, has started sending motorcycles and personnel to remote areas in the country's capital. According to the command's spokesperson, SP Josephine Adeh, this move is meant to assist security response operations and the police's fight against bandits. She further noted that the deployment of the […]

The Governor of Katsina State, Dikko Radda, has claimed that certain government officials and security personnel are supporting banditry in the nation. Radda also mentioned that ending banditry has become challenging as it has transformed into a profitable enterprise. He made these remarks on Friday during an appearance on Channels Television's Politics Today program. He stated, "Now […]"

Kogi State Governor, Usman Ododo, has requested the Federal Government to help his administration address insecurity and frequent flooding in some parts of the state. According to a statement by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media, Ismaila Isah, Ododo made this request when he received a delegation […]

The previous Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (retd.) stated on Friday that Nigeria has become a total embarrassment and object of ridicule to the rest of the world due to frequent killings and kidnapping affecting the country. Danjuma conveyed this message while addressing the 2024 Nwonyo Fishing and Cultural Festival in the Ibi Local […]

The top officer in the army, Lt. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, asked soldiers all over the country to work even harder in the current battle against insecurity in the nation. Lagbaja mentioned that their efforts in the ongoing fight against terrorism, banditry, and oil theft among others have not gone unnoticed, urged the troops to put […]

Benue State Government, on Wednesday, expressed concern about the increased insecurity in the state, stating that it is stopping displaced people from returning to their ancestral homes. James Iorpuu, the Executive Secretary of Benue State Emergency and Management Agency, clarified that all attempts to help the displaced people return to their ancestral homes have been frustrated […]

The Nigerian Guild of Editors has called on government at all levels to increase efforts in addressing the growing security challenges across the country. This was part of a statement issued and signed by the NGE President, Mr Eze Anaba, and the General Secretary, Dr. Iyobosa Uwugiaren, after the forum’s Standing Committee Meeting held in […]

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, has said the North will not enjoy sustainable peace if banditry persists in the state, which he described as the centre of terror. This was as he secured President Bola Tinubu’s nod to take drastic steps to crush the reign of bandits and kidnappers in his state. “Zamfara has become […]

Farmers belonging to the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria in Kaduna State have expressed worries about the security issues in the state. They mentioned that they are unable to reach their farms anymore due to the worsening insecurity in the state. In an interview with The PUNCH on Wednesday, the Chairman of the Kaduna Chapter of the association, […]