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Zamfara Governor, Matawalle Summoned to the Villa Over Insecurity
Zamfara Governor, Matawalle Summoned to ...

Zamfara Governor, Matawalle Summoned to the Villa Over Insecurity

The governor of Zamfara state, Bello Matawalle was summoned to the Presidential villa to brief the presidency on the state of security in his state. Matawalle on Tuesday had a closed-door meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari. He assured the presidency of his... read more »

Insecurity in Northern Nigeria: United States Government Calls for Prosecution of Perpetrators
Insecurity in Northern Nigeria: United S...

Insecurity in Northern Nigeria: United States Government Calls for Prosecut...

The government of the United States has criticized the killing of civilians in Northern region of Nigeria and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to be firm in securing lives and property. The US government made a call for perpetrators to be held accountable. This comes in the wake of renewed... read more »

Banditry in Katsina: Bandits Aided by Traditional Rulers- Garba Shehu
Banditry in Katsina: Bandits Aided by Tr...

Banditry in Katsina: Bandits Aided by Traditional Rulers- Garba Shehu

  Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu has accused traditional rulers in Katsina state, Nigeria of sponsoring bandits in the state. Shehu made the claim in a chat with Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme on Monday, in the nation’s capital – Abuja. He alleged that traditional... read more »

Rape in Nigeria: Police, NHRC, NAPTIP Advocate Accelerated Hearing Of Rape Cases
Rape in Nigeria: Police, NHRC, NAPTIP Ad...

Rape in Nigeria: Police, NHRC, NAPTIP Advocate Accelerated Hearing Of Rape ...

A joint statement by the Police, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has called for accelerated hearing of rape cases in Nigeria. This comes on the back of several rape charges in the country. The call was made in a... read more »

Security: Katsina Communities Again Raided by Bandits
Security: Katsina Communities Again Raid...

Security: Katsina Communities Again Raided by Bandits

Kasidau, Maigora and many nearby settlements in Katsina state have been attached by bandits in the late hours of Tuesday, 9 June, 2020. Information said sporadic shots were fired, people scampered for safety while the bandits burnt houses and rustled a yet to be identified number of cattle. The... read more »

Opinion: The North and Vanity of Power by Charles Ogbu

Opinion: The North and Vanity of Power by Charles Ogbu

Northern Nigeria is a tragic paradox. A walking contradiction, I mean. For over 40 years, the North has ruled Nigeria and controlled every aspect of her national life. The current... read more »

Opinion: An Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari - Fani-Kayode

Opinion: An Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari – Fani-Kayode

Mr. President, many believe that you cannot read and those that believe that you can claim that you cannot go beyond three lines. They say outside of that you can only comprehend... read more »

IGP, Southwest Governors agree on Amotekun

IGP, Southwest Governors agree on Amotekun

… To Run As State-Led Effort, Not Regional Initiative’   The Southwest Regional Security Operation code-named Operation Amotekun on Thursday has finally been adopted by Governors... read more »

Ogun State Govt Approves Amotekun Bill Proposal

Ogun State Govt Approves Amotekun Bill Proposal

The Ogun State Government on Wednesday approved the proposal for the creation of the Ogun State Security Network Agency. The approval was given at the State Executive Council meeting which... read more »

We Shall Not Bow - Femi Fani-Kayode

We Shall Not Bow – Femi Fani-Kayode

“I am the leader of Uthman Danfodio dynasty. I have never seen where in the hundred books that Uthman Danfodio said Nigeria belongs to the Fulani. What he wrote was the role of Islam in... read more »