NAIC boss donates motorcycles to Kogi community

October 18, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

In a move to ensure effective community policing, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC), Mrs. Folashade Joseph, has donated three motorcycles to Iyara community. Mrs. Joseph made the donation on the sideline of the 2021 Iyara Day Celebration organised by Iyara Development Movement at Iyara in Ijumu local government area of Kogi state. The managing director Read More

The N13.3bn for community policing

October 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

The disclosure by President Muhammadu Buhari to the effect that he has approved N13.3billion for the take-off of the community policing initiative across the 36 states of the country underscores the determination of the president to match action with his words that he leave office a failure. President Buhari said on Monday in Abuja at a two-day Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Read More

On Osinbajo’s tact and national cohesion

September 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

On various fora, the vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has deployed tact and moral suasion in dousing tension and promoting national cohesion in the country.In different shades of crisis—farmer/herder clashes, banditry, kidnapping, insurgency, secessionist agitations–he has appealed for calm, condemned violence, killings and destruction of property. Called for co-existence He has consistently harped on the need for peaceful co-existence amongst Read More

The North and the effect of Janus

September 5, 2021 Hassan Gimba 0

I wrote the following on March 1, 2021. With what is happening, I find it still relevant, hence repeating it today. I had intended to continue with the topic, ‘Nigeria and Presidential Democracy: Any Better Alternative? (3)’ but I had to suspend it; it is more of a proposal for the future. I had to look at what was immediate. Read More

Insecurity: Self defence to the rescue

September 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

The security situation in Nigeria has continued to deteriorate with growing concerns in many quarters and calls for self defence on the rise even as some opt for community policing and state police. In this report, BENJAMIN SAMSON examines self defence and community policing as panacea to kidnapping and other violent crimes in the country. The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration Read More

Kidnapping: We’ve deployed police to schools, says police minister

August 24, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Police officers have been deployed to schools across the country in a bid to curb the spate of kidnapping of school children, the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, said Tuesday. Fielding questions from journalists at the second annual ministerial press briefing, at the Force Headquarters Abuja, Dingyadi said the police officers were deployed to schools selected by state Read More