Posts Tagged ‘Insecurity’

AbujaToKaduna: Controversy As Reports Of Train Attacks Surface

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon September 15, 2020
Reports that a train moving from Abuja to Kaduna was attacked for 20 minutes by bandits, has generated controversy amongst Nigerians, as insecurity and banditry runs rife in the country. The alleged attack took place Monday evening, with pictures of a shattered train window making the rounds. “Armed bandits attacked Abuja – Kaduna train today? […]

Insecurity, Killings: Shehu Sani Faults FG’s Directive To Service Chiefs

by Seun Adeuyion September 15, 2020
Ex-Kaduna lawmaker, Shehu Sani has reacted to the directive by the Federal Government to Service Chiefs to eradicate the insecurity situation in Northern Nigeria. BREAKINGTIMES reports that massive killings by criminal groups, referred to locally as bandits are rupturing rural life in some parts of the country, which has created widespread of poverty. 11,000 people […]

“Our Government Is Doing Its Best On The Question Of Equipment, Military”– Buhari On Security, Health

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 11, 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday urged citizens all over Nigeria to be patient with the Government, especially in areas of security and Medicare. In a social media statement, Buhari said; “We are working very hard to ensure the security situation in every part of Nigeria improves very soon. As part of our efforts, we are […]

Kaduna Killings: El-Rufai Hosts Review Meeting With Security Agencies

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 28, 2020
Governor of Kaduna, Malam Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday hosted a review meeting with security agencies on the situation in the Southern part of the State. According to the Governor’s social media update, the army, police and other security agencies are presenting situation reports, analyses and recommendations. Participants include Major-General CC Okonkwo, commander- Operation Safe Haven, […]

Insecurity: Katsina Villagers Pay Monthly Fees To Bandits In Bid To Evade Attacks

by Seun Adeuyion June 22, 2020
As part of strategic measures to evade attacks by bandits in the eight frontline Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Katsina State, villagers have resorted to entering into truce and payment of monthly fees to the bandits, according to African Independent Television (AIT) news. Dr. Muttaqha Darma, a Public Affairs Analyst confirmed this in an interview […]

INSECURITY: Buhari Blames Service Chiefs For Security Challenges, Says Excuses Will No Longer Be Tolerated

by Seun Adeuyion June 19, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari is not pleased with the way insecurity is being handled by the service chiefs in many parts of the country and is not mincing words about it. This indication came after Buhari met with the Service Chiefs on Thursday at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja. He warned the heads of […]