NCNE moves to adapt curriculum for education of farmers, pastoralists, others

June 21, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE), has held a five-day workshop to review and adapt curriculum guides for the education of pastoralists and migrant fisher-folk and farmers in four subject areas, including History, Islamic Religious Studies, Christian Religious Studies and National Values. Addressing participants at the workshop on Monday in Abuja, the Executive Secretary of NCNE, Prof. Bashir Usman, Read More

BAFEM CUP 2021: Football best way out of insecurity – Bamisile

June 20, 2021 Hakeem Busari 0

…As competition kicks off in Ekiti Title sponsor of the 2021 BAFEM CUP Rt.Honourable Femi Bamisile, has said that football is one of the tools in solving Nigeria’s insecurity issues. While speaking to journalists at the kick of the BAFEM CUP on Friday at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado Ekiti, Bamisile stated that football as a unifying factor, should be Read More

Kidnap suspects petition Buhari, IGP, demand case transfer to Abuja

June 18, 2021 Paul Okah 0

Three brothers held by the Nasarawa state Police Command, on the allegation of kidnapping, have accused the latter of demanding N35 million from them to secure their freedom. The brothers, Alhaji Bawa Adamu, Abdullahi Adamu and Ibrahim Bawa, who said they were arrested on April 15 by the police, following information by two police informants that they were involved in Read More

Insecurity: Ganduje’s taming strategy

June 3, 2021 Mohammed Isa Bilal 0

The fact that the entire country is confronted by the scourge of insecurity is never in doubt as virtually all the existing 774 local government areas in the country are vulnerably insecure, living in perpetual fear of imminent threat of attack from unexpected means. Of course, there exist palpable fears and tension hovering over the skies of the nation. The Read More

FCT Monarch demands concerted action against insecurity

May 28, 2021 Emmanuel Ologun 0

The Chairman, Council of Traditional Rulers in the Federal Capital Territory [FCT], HRH Dr. Adamu Baba Yunusa, has called for more coordinated and concerted efforts on the part of security agencies and the various tiers of government to reduce insecurity in the territory. Dr. Adamu Baba Yunusa, who is also the Onah [Ruler] of Abaji Area Council, observed in an Read More

APC sets agenda for new COAS against insurgents

May 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said it welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice and appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS).  A statement signed Thursday in Abuja by the party’s national secretary of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, John James Akpanudoedehe, expressed satisfaction that the President Buhari-led administration has prioritised the provision of more Read More

Ogun students protest abduction of colleague

May 24, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Following the abduction of a 400-level student of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun state, Nathaniel Olayinka, students in the state have given the federal and state governments 72 hours to secure his release. Rcalled that Olayinka, a student from the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, College of Environmental Resources Management of FUNAAB and two others were abducted Read More

Of democracy and rights abuse

May 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

Democracy is a system of government of the people by the people and for the people while, human rights are the basic rights and freedoms enjoyed by every citizen. These basic rights are based on shared values like dignity, fairness, equality, respect and independence. These values are defined and protected by law. But this seems not to be the case Read More

NSCDC commissions female squad to promote safe school initiative

May 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has commissioned its female squad as part of strategies to address the present security challenges confronting the nation. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, while commissioning the squad commended the leadership of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps for taking the lead in establishing a gemale squad. A statement released Friday in Read More

Breaking: El-Rufai sacks nurses, lecturers, orders fresh recruitment

  As Nigeria Labour Congress strike in Kaduna state enters day two, Governor Nasir el-Rufai has ordered the sack of nurses below Grade Level 14 and Kaduna State University (KASU) lecturers who joined the strike. Governor el-Rufai also declared the labour leaders as bandits whose actions are equivalent to the actions of the bandits kidnapping and menacing its citizens.  Speaking Read More

PENGASSAN warns against insecurity in Port Harcourt

May 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Port Harcourt Zone of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has warned against the rising insecurity in the zone, saying the development if not checked and curtailed may have a devastating effect on the socio-economic well-being of the Nation. The Zone which harbours some major oil and gas producing states in the country such Read More

Nigerian Army and war against insurgency beyond slogan

May 18, 2021 Isaac Ikpa 0

I don’t know him; may be, only a few Nigerians might have encountered him in the sanctuaries of books and there is no possibility that any Nigerian would ever have a chance of knowing him personally, but Frederick C. Blesse is a living legend or a genius of wisdom by conquering the essence of existence with his timeless philosophy. Blesse Read More

Gunmen abduct UNIJOS female professor, husband

May 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

Gunmen Monday abducted a Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology of the University of Jos, Grace Ayanbimpe, alongside her husband in Jos the Plateau state capital. Blueprint gathered that the gunmen were said to have stormed the couple’s residence behind Haske Quarters, Lamingo in Jos North local government area of the state and effected the abduction. A University of Read More

Imo police arrest killers of police sergeant

May 16, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Five notorious armed robbers who murdered Sergeant Joseph Nwaka, attached to the Department of Operations and collected his arms have been arrested. According to a statement issued by the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro Saturday, the Crime Prevention and Control strategies adopted by the Imo State Police Command under him to rid Imo state of activities of  the Read More

Support Police, ex-IGP tells Nigerians

May 15, 2021 Editor 0

The former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris, has called on Nigerians to support the Nigeria Police in its relentless efforts to tackle the recurring security challenges in Nigeria. He said with such sustained support from all well meaning citizens, the myriad of security challenges that include kidnapping, banditry and other related security infractions in the country will be Read More

Insecurity: Zauzzau monarch urges citizens to assist security agencies with information

May 13, 2021 Mohammed Bello Habib 0

The Emir of Zazzau and chairman, Kaduna state Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, has charged members of the public to assist security agencies with useful information in the fight against insecurity and other social vices in the country. He gave the charge while addressing his subjects at the occasion of Eid-el-fitr celebration to mark the end Read More

Akeredolu felicitates with Muslims, tasks faithful on peaceful coexistence

May 12, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has felicitated with Muslim faithful in the state and across the country on the successful completion of Ramadan fast and celebration of Eid- el-fitr. The governor in a message signed by his chief press secretary, Olatunde Olabode Richard, implored all Muslims to remain steadfast and reflect the lessons of Ramadan through sustained Read More

Police nab 4 in Ogun over alleged kidnapping

May 12, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Four members of a kidnap syndicate, have been arrested by operatives of Ogun state police command for kidnapping a 13-year-old girl in Onipanu area of Ado odo ota local government area of the state.  The suspects, John Nelson, Adeleke Ayotunde, Adekunle Basit and Abey Fagbemi were arrested, following a complaint lodged at Onipanu divisional headquarters, by one Adejunwon Odunowo, who Read More

Lawmaker confirms impeachment move against Buhari

May 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A member of the National Assembly representing Gwer East federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Mark Gbillah, Monday confirmed that impeachment move was eventually moved against President Muhammadu Buhari because of the administration’s failure to respond to issues of national security.  Gbillah who is the Deputy Chairman House Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), spoke on a private radio station, Read More

Benue to strengthen, recruit more vigilantes

May 6, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Stakeholders in Benue state Thursday urged the Benue state government to fully enforce the law that provide for the Establishment of Community Volunteer Guards (Vigilante), enacted in the year 2000, in order to tackle the security challenges in the state. In a communique issued after the security stakeholders meeting at the Government House, Makurdi, the stakeholders resolved that the renewed Read More