Face security issues headlong, emir tells FG, others

November 11, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu- Gambari Monday called for collaboration among tires of governments at all levels to tackle headlong the menace of kidnapping and other security challenges in the country. The Emir made the call during the Eid- el- Maolud celebration held at the Ilorin township stadium. Hundreds of Muslim faithfuls including pupils and students of primary, Read More

Yobe gov donates 30 operational vehicles to police

November 4, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, has donated 30 patrolvehicles and office accommodation to the special squad of the Nigeriapolice and other security agencies worth N720 million in Damaturuthe Yobe state capital. Buni said the effort was too strengthen the newly established HabaMaza special squad to curb the security challenges in the state. “To achieve the overall objective of ensuring peace Read More

Reps urge NAF to extend air-power to North-west

October 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Air Force, Mohammed Koko, has urged the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) to extend its airpower to nip the perennial security challenges in some states in the North-west. Koko, who made the call during the 2020 budget defence of the NAF Thursday, said the states affected were those carved out of old Sokoto Read More

Insecurity: Aregbesola urges military, other agencies on determination

October 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

 Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has urged the military and other security agencies to be more determined in tackling various security challenges across the country. Aregbesola made the call Monday in Abuja during the opening of the Leadership in National Security Course 3, organised by Nigerian Army Resource Centre in collaboration with Peace Building Consult. He said the issue Read More

Nigeria @59 : Labour says insecurity discourages potential investors

October 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has called on government at all levels to tackle the security challenges in Nigeria, because according to them investors who may want to invest in country are running away.  In an independence anniversary massage, the group said is worrisome that billions of naira that could be channeled into creating jobs are yearly budgeted for arms Read More

TNT boss urges FG to focus on North-east youth

September 13, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The founder of TNT Event, Sophie Tarfa, has urged the federal government to channel more attention to youth from the North-east of the country in order to move away from the lingering security challenges. This, according to him, is due to their vulnerability to the crisis creating security challenges in the region, including insurgency, kidnapping and drug abuse. Tarfa stated this Read More

Taraba killings: Police, Army blame game dangerous to security challenges – NMA

August 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Abuja, Ekpe Phillips, has blamed the intractable security challenges in the country on lack of coordination among security operatives. He said the continued trading of blames between the Nigerian Army and the Police over the recent killing of police officers in Taraba state has left Nigerians in a state of confusion and hopelessness. Read More

The road block tradegy in Taraba

August 13, 2019 Editorial IV 0

For the umpteenth time, the Nigerian Army is in the news over allegations of crime and unpatriotic conduct of some of its members. And for the umpteenth time also, Taraba state is at the receiving end of this perfidy that has become the trademark of military operations in the country, particularly in areas with security challenges.  The issue, this time, Read More

Group promises to assist FG in fight against insecurity

August 12, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Igboezue International, a social political group has promised to assist the federal government in the fight against insecurity. The group’s National President, Chief Pius Okoye, stated this in a media briefing on Sunday. According to Okoye, Igboezue was in touch with other relevant stakeholders within and outside the country on how best the federal could tackle the security challenges bedeviling the Read More

Insecurity: Ex-PDP chair profers solutions

July 28, 2019 Editorial IV 0

A former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP), Alh Abubakar Kawu Baraje, Sunday, aked the federal government to set aside special security budget to deal with security challenges confronting the nation. As a  first step, Baraje said the federal government should recruit youths across the country, give them quasi military training and upon completion of their training deploy Read More