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Ekiti Residents Decry Increased Rate Of Robberies, Killings

   Residents and stakeholders in Ekiti State have called for improved security lamenting over increased bank robberies and killings in the state. The residents were recently joined by members of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) in the state as they

Atiku Urges FG To Increase Military Funding, Calls For End To Killings

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar (file)   A former Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has urged the Federal Government to increase funding for the military. He also called for an end to

I’m Depressed By Killings In Nigeria, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari (file)   President Muhammadu Buhari says he is distressed and depressed by the killings in the country while appealing to Nigerians to learn to live together in peace and harmony. The President stated this on Tuesday when

Killings: Plateau State Gets New Commissioner Of Police

Austin Agbonlahor   Following incessant attacks and killings in Plateau State, a new Commissioner Of Police has assumed duty. Austin Agbonlahor, a Police Commissioner of Department of Operations in the Force Headquarters on Tuesday takes over from Andie Undie. Before

‘Enough Is Enough,’ Army Vows To Stop Killings In Plateau

Commander Of Operation Safe Haven, Major General Augustine Agundu   The Nigerian Army has promised to clampdown on armed bandits terrorising residents of Plateau State and stop the incessant killings in state. The Commander Of Operation Safe Haven, Major General

FG Vows To End Killings, Says ‘Every Nigerian Life Matters’

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (file)   The Federal Government is committed to addressing the nation’s security challenges and ensuring that the perpetrators of killings in parts of the country are brought to justice. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said this on Tuesday

FG Is More Than Mindful About Wave Of Killings – SGF

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha   The Federal Government says it is not unmindful of the trend of killings in the country, especially as a result of the crisis between herdsmen and farmers. Secretary to

Amnesty International, Zamfara Govt Disagree Over Killings

File   Amnesty International and the Zamfara State government have disagreed over the security situation in the state, where there have been reports of killings and kidnapping in recent times. In a statement on Tuesday by the Director of Amnesty

US Condemns Killings In Nigeria, Calls For Prosecution Of Suspects

One of the houses hit by the suspected herdsmen in Dowayan village, Demsa LGA in Adamawa State. Photo: Haslon Freedom/Channels Television   The United States government has condemned the repeated killings in the country and asked the Federal Government to

Killings: Ishaku Backs State Police Creation, Says Governors Are ‘Toothless’

   Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has supported the calls for the establishment of state police in the country. He revealed this on Sunday in a meeting with a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party

Calls To Stop Killings In Zamfara Dominate Twitter

File   Nigerians have continued to condemn the killings in Zamfara State as they call on the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to the herdsmen-farmers crisis in the country. READ ALSO: Gunmen Kill Two In Zamfara Market Attack

‘There’s Been Too Much Bloodshed In Nigeria,’ Sultan Seeks End To Killings

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar.   The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, has lamented over the increased rate of killings across the country, calling for an end to the “incessant bloodshed.” The religious leader was one of the

Killings: Presidency Tells Nigerians To Ignore ‘Crocodile Tears’ By Selfish Northern Leaders

One of the houses hit by the suspected herdsmen in Dowayan village, Demsa LGA in Adamawa State. Photo: Haslon Freedom/Channels Television   The Presidency on Friday took a swipe at some leaders who recently faulted President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s way

Governors Demand Drastic Action To End Killings

 Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, brief journalists after the National Economic Council meeting of Thursday, July 19, 2018.   State governors in Nigeria have called for an end to the rising cases of killings in the country and asked