France-led Op Barkhane, MNJTF to strengthen counter-terrorism in Africa’s Sahel

The new Force Commander of Op Barkhane, Major General Bruno Baratz has visited his Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) counterpart Major General Abdul Khalifah Ibrahim at the Headquarters (Camp Farcha) in N’djamena Chad. Nigeria’s Ibrahim appreciated the cooperation between Op Barkhane and the MNJTF, noting that it should be sustained. The General thanked the France-led […]

France-led Op Barkhane, MNJTF to strengthen counter-terrorism in Africa’s Sahel

Terrorism: HURIWA sends message to President Buhari over continued killing of soldiers, citizens

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, Monday, asked the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari to engage mercenaries to complement the military’s fight against terrorists’ onslaught. HURIWA’s National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko, in a statement, described as worrisome and unprecedented the rate at which terrorists of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa […]

Terrorism: HURIWA sends message to President Buhari over continued killing of soldiers, citizens

Terrorism: Ortom to purchase AK47, AK49, others for Benue security outfit

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has pledged to legally procure AK-47, AK-49 and other sophisticated weapons for the state-owned security outfit. The governor stated this on Thursday while unveiling the security outfit, Community Volunteer Guards in Makurdi the state capital. According to the governor, 500 personnel drawn from the 23 local government areas of […]

Terrorism: Ortom to purchase AK47, AK49, others for Benue security outfit

Terrorism: Government is headquarters of Boko Haram – SPD Presidential candidate, Adebayo Adewole

Chief Adewole Adebayo, the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, has suggested that the fight against terrorism in Nigeria is between the military and the government itself. Adebayo, who appeared on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday evening, noted that the government and the Boko Haram terrorists share the same headquarters. The presidential […]

Terrorism: Government is headquarters of Boko Haram – SPD Presidential candidate, Adebayo Adewole

Terrorism: Don’t sell South-East lands to herders – IPOB warns

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday warned people of the South-East against selling their land to government and Fulani agents for alleged agricultural purposes. IPOB said Fulanis buy the lands under the guise of agriculture but invite terrorists to invade the South-East. Emma Powerful, the spokesman of IPOB, warned that whoever is caught […]

Terrorism: Don’t sell South-East lands to herders – IPOB warns

We Are ‘Making Progress’ In Tackling Banditry, Terrorism – Buhari Tells Diplomats

The Nigerian government is making efforts to tackle banditry, terrorism and other criminal activities in the country. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this on Tuesday while receiving the letters of credence from the new Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador James Kingston Christoff and Ambassador of Mexico to Nigeria, Juan Alfred Miranda Oritz, at the State […]

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Terrorism: Court remands three alleged arms dealers in Benue

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that three men be remanded in a correctional centre for alleged possession of offensive weapons. The police charged Iordye Terhide, Emmanuel Kuhwa and Ikyor Titus with acts of terrorism and being in possession of offensive weapons. Magistrate Vincent Kor did not take the plea of the suspects for […]

Terrorism: Court remands three alleged arms dealers in Benue

Terrorism: No need for ultimatum, impeach Buhari now – HURIWA to NASS

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, (HURIWA) has told the National Assembly to proceed with the process of impeaching President Muhammadu Buhari without further delay. HURIWA wants the lawmakers to fast-track the process and see the President impeached within a short limit of time, because, according to the group, a failure for seven years cannot […]

Terrorism: No need for ultimatum, impeach Buhari now – HURIWA to NASS

Terrorism: APC Senator, Sani Musa demands NSA, Monguno’s immediate resignation

Musa Sani, an All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator has asked the National Security Adviser, NSA, Babagana Monguno to resign immediately. Musa, who represents Niger East senatorial district, said that insecurity had gone from bad to worse under the current administration. Appearing on Channels Television on Sunday, the lawmaker wondered why Monguno, a retired Major General […]

Terrorism: APC Senator, Sani Musa demands NSA, Monguno’s immediate resignation

Terrorism: ‘Nigerians haven’t seen anything, more coming’ – Primate Ayodele

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, on Sunday, issued some warnings concerning the security situation in Nigeria. Primate Ayodele revealed that Nigerians have not seen anything yet, adding that more was still coming. In a statement signed by his Media Aide, Osho Oluwatosin, the cleric said except President Muhammadu Buhari changes […]

Terrorism: ‘Nigerians haven’t seen anything, more coming’ – Primate Ayodele

Terrorism: Move by senators to impeach Buhari gains more backing as Nigerians react

The move by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Senators to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari is currently gaining more backing from concerned Nigerians. Recall that the PDP Senators caucus on Wednesday staged a walkout from the upper Chamber in protest of the heightening insecurity in the country. The minority leader, Senator Philip Aduda said the PDP […]

Terrorism: Move by senators to impeach Buhari gains more backing as Nigerians react

Terrorism: No govt in Nigeria – Ortom on bandits’ threat to kidnap Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has reacted to the terrorists’ threat against President Muhammadu Buhari. Ortom said the threats by bandits to kidnap Buhari was an indication that there is no government in Nigeria. He lamented that bandits and Fulanis in Afghanistan are the ones abducting Nigerians. Over the weekend, a video emerged online […]

Terrorism: No govt in Nigeria – Ortom on bandits’ threat to kidnap Buhari

Terrorism: Why Nigeria’s insecurity will never end soon — Unionist

Veteran trade unionist, Peter Esele has warned the Federal Government that the pervading insecurity in the country will never end unless public universities are re-opened. Mr Esele, a former President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria, gave the warning while commenting on the solidarity protest embarked upon by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). […]

Terrorism: Why Nigeria’s insecurity will never end soon — Unionist

Terrorism: Galadima may know more about terrorists’ threat against Buhari, don’t overlook him – BMO

Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, probably knows a lot more about the terrorists on a rampage in some parts of the country than he is telling Nigerians, the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has said. It said the manner Galadima spoke on the possibility of the President being kidnapped soon showed that […]

Terrorism: Galadima may know more about terrorists’ threat against Buhari, don’t overlook him – BMO

Terrorism: Wake up – Bandits will begin arresting government soon – Adebayo to Buhari

The presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Adewale Adebayo, has said the government of President Muhammadu Buhari had shut down seven years ago. The SDP flag bearer was reacting to the shutting down of all Unity Schools around the Federal Capital Territory by the Nigerian government over security issues, especially threats from terrorist […]

Terrorism: Wake up – Bandits will begin arresting government soon – Adebayo to Buhari

Terrorism: You’re not thinking – Afenifere knocks Buhari govt over planned Okada ban

The Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, on Friday, slammed the Federal Government over its plan to ban motorcycles and mining activities in Nigeria. Afenifere said such a move had shown that the Federal Government lacked deep and scientific thinking on how decisions were made. Jare Ajayi, the spokesman of the organization, said the Federal Government was […]

Terrorism: You’re not thinking – Afenifere knocks Buhari govt over planned Okada ban

PDP betrayed South despite Buhari’s failure, Atiku’s presidency will fuel agitations, terrorism – Adegboruwa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, have been severely criticized over the 2023 presidency. A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa lambasted the duo on Tuesday. The legal practitioner noted that “undue and unbridled desperation for power leads to ineffectiveness”. “This has been the case with (President) Buhari and […]

PDP betrayed South despite Buhari’s failure, Atiku’s presidency will fuel agitations, terrorism – Adegboruwa

Nigerians fuelling terrorism by paying ransom – Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said the payment of ransom by families of kidnapped victims is fuelling terrorism in Nigeria. Shehu, who spoke on Channels TV on Monday, said kidnapping would continue until Nigerians stop paying ransoms and allow the security agents to do […]

Nigerians fuelling terrorism by paying ransom – Garba Shehu

2023: Asiwaju hints on crushing terrorism, other challenges in Nigeria

The All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said he is carefully observing the terrorism and other challenges bedeviling the entire nation. In an interactive session with newsmen in Daura, Katsina State on Sunday, the former Lagos Governor said if elected as Nigerian President in 2023, his administration would defeat the challenges. […]

2023: Asiwaju hints on crushing terrorism, other challenges in Nigeria

Akwa Ibom community declares youth leader wanted over alleged terrorism

Asanting community in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has declared one Ukeme Albert, an acclaimed youth leader wanted over alleged cases of terrorism and vandalisation of properties in the community. The village head, Eteidung Ime Udoaka, who disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Sunday at his palace, said the community has […]

Akwa Ibom community declares youth leader wanted over alleged terrorism

Two Killed In Norway ‘Terror’ Shooting

Two people were killed and at least 21 others wounded in shootings near bars in central Oslo early Saturday that police were treating as a “terrorist attack”. Police said a suspect had been arrested following the shootings, which occurred around 1:00 am (2300 GMT Friday) in three locations, including a gay bar, close together in […]

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Promotion of police officers will boost fight against banditry, terrorism – CP Kuryas

Niger State Commissioner of Police, CP Monday Bala Kuryas has described the promotion of 460 senior police officers of the command as a boost to the fight against banditry, terrorism, kidnappings and other criminalities and social vices in the state. Speaking with journalists shortly after the decoration, CP Kuryas said the promotion would serve as […]

Promotion of police officers will boost fight against banditry, terrorism – CP Kuryas

It’s an act of terrorism – Police under fire for shooting The Nations reporter in Osun

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has described as an act of aggressive and misplaced terrorism, the shooting of The Nation’s correspondent by operatives of the Nigeria Police in Osun. The group condemned the shooting which happened on Tuesday when the Nation’s correspondent, Toba Adedeji was covering students’ protest at Orita Olaiya. HURIWA said […]

It’s an act of terrorism – Police under fire for shooting The Nations reporter in Osun