Bandits stopping us from burying our dead – Zamfara residents

February 9, 2022 Hamidu Sabo 0

Four days after killing at least 12 persons in Daraga, residents of the village  Tuesday said the terrorists have stopped them from evacuating the bodies for burial. Daraga is in Maru local government area, one of the worst hit locations in the state. In a special report carried by BBC Hausa Tuesday morning and monitored by Premium Times, residents said they could not Read More

Anambra: Uba, APC cancel campaign flag-off ‘to honour victims of attacks’

October 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The campaign flag-off ceremony of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold today ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state has been postponed to honour victims of various attacks. Governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Andy Uba, has said in a statement he personally signed. Uba said his party will not play politics with people’s lives, and added Read More

Ekiti lawmaker tasks Buhari on security challenges

August 27, 2021 Ojo Oladele 0

Following the attack launched by suspected terrorists on the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna state, Tuesday, a lawmaker in Ekiti state House of Assembly, Hon. Adeoye Aribasoye, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency declare state of emergency in the security sector. Aribasoye, who represents Ikole constituency II at the Ekiti state House of Read More

NDA: The unanswered question

August 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

The recent attack of the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna that led to the death of two innocent security personnel and abduction of an officer is totally reprehensible. Not a few Nigerians were shocked by the development while many others are in a dilemma as to its possibility given the heavy security within and outside the vicinity 24hours. Unfortunately, those who Read More

Plateau attack: Ignore smear campaigns against military, group urges Nigerians

August 3, 2021 Paul Okah 0

A peace advocacy group, Coalition of Plateau Peace Practitioners Network (COPPPN), has condemned recent attack on Irigwe community of Bassa local government area of Plateau state. In a statement, Monday, signed by its National Coordinator, Dr Daniel Babale Andruwus, and National Secretary, Mrs Lucy Nyami, respectively, the group expressed sympathy with the families of the victims, the government and people Read More

Killings: Ebonyi indigenes call for change in security tactics

June 1, 2021 Editorial II 0

Following the report of recent attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Odoke, Ndiobasi and Obakotara communities in Izhi, Ebonyi Local Government Area, an Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID) has blamed governor Dave Umahi, for the continued killings in the state. The Ebonyi indigenes said the recent attack is considered the highest number casualties in the South-east region Read More

Gunmen kill 4 cops, raze police station in Enugu

May 26, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Four policemen were killed at the early hours of Tuesday when unknown gunmen attacked a police station at Iwollo, Ezeagu local government area of Enugu state. Reports have it that the attack took place less than two weeks after the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, launched Operation Restore Peace at Okpara Square, Enugu for the South-east zone. The gunmen Read More

Insecurity: Towards restoring normalcy in Enugu state

May 24, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Everything is being done both by Enugu state government and the police to restore normalcy to Enugu state and by extension the South-east bedevilled with insecurity. CHUKS NWEZE reports.Insecurity is in every part of Nigeria; Enugu state is not an exception. Though generally peaceful, it witnesses insecurity from time to time.Before now, there has been news of arson on police Read More