Tag Archives: security

2019: Saraki Condemns Use Of Security Agents To ‘Disenfranchise Voters’

 Senate President Bukola Saraki has condemned the use of security agents and military at polling booths during elections. According to him, these security agents collude with politicians to disenfranchise voters. The Senate President said this on Monday during the

Shettima Calls For Holistic Approach In Tackling Security Challenges

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima.   Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has called on the military to adopt a holistic approach in the war against terrorism. Shettima made the call on Wednesday during the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) 2018

We Are Collaborating With Cameroon Security To Maintain Permanent Presence In Sambisa – Buratai

 The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday said the Nigerian Army is currently collaborating with the military in neighbouring countries, especially Cameroon in improving insurgency fight and maintaining the security presence in Sambisa forest. Buratai said

CAN Demands Sack Of ‘Overstayed’ Security Chiefs, Credible 2019 Elections [Full Statement]

CAN President, Reverend Samson Ayokunle, leads a delegation to visit President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on November 16, 2018.   The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked called for the replacement of

British Govt Condemns Shiites’ Clash With Security Operatives

Shiites protesters carrying one of their members injured during a clash with the police in Abuja on October 30, 2018.   The British government has condemned the recent clashes between members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly known

Taraba Govt Denies Sponsoring Illegal Security Outfit

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku (file)   The Taraba State government has denied the allegation that it is training an illegal security outfit in the state. Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku, Mr Bala Dan-Abu, made the denial on

US Calls For Probe Into Clash Between Shiites, Security Operatives

Shiites protesters carrying one of their members injured during a clash with the police in Abuja on October 30, 2018.   The United States has called for an investigation into the clash between the Islamic Movement of Nigeria and security

Again, Shiites Clash With Security Operatives In Abuja

Shiites protesters carrying one of their members injured during a clash with the police in Abuja on October 30, 2018.   Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have clashed with security operatives again in Abuja. The incident, which

50 Feared Killed As Shiites Clash With Security Operatives

   The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has alleged that about 50 of its members were killed on Monday along the Nyanya-Keffi expressway by officials of the Nigerian Army. A member of the group, Mohammed Gamara, who spoke with Channels

Shiites, Security Operatives Clash Again In Abuja

File photo   Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites again, clashed with security operatives in Abuja on Monday. The incident led to a gridlock which lasted for hours along the Nyanya-Keffi expressway forcing many

Buhari Orders Clampdown On Illegal Security Outfits

President Muhammadu Buhari   President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate clampdown on all illegal security outfits in the country. National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, revealed this on Tuesday while addressing a news conference in reaction of the recent crisis

Tight Security At Kano Assembly As Lawmakers Probe Bribery Allegation Against Ganduje

There was tight security at the entrance of the Assembly on Thursday.   There was tight security at the Kano State House of Assembly on Thursday as a committee set up by the Assembly to probe the bribery allegation against

Senators Disagree Over Composition Of Defence, Security Councils

A file photo of lawmakers at the Senate chamber.   Some Senators disagreed on Tuesday over whether or not the South East region has adequate representation in the National Defence Council and National Security Council. This followed a motion sponsored

El-Rufai Holds Emergency Security Meeting After Kaduna Violence

  The Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has held an emergency security meeting with heads of security agencies in the state. The meeting which comes after the violence that broke out in the state capital on Sunday is to review