Tag: Insecurity

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 30, 2020

President Buhari ignores insecurity, asks Nigerians to take up farming

President Muhammadu Buhari, through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu Tuesday, advised Nigerians to go back to agriculture. ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 22, 2020

Insecurity is more serious than Northern leaders trivialising it

Insecurity in Nigeria has become the new normal, unfortunately. But what is more frightening is how the ruling class trivialises ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 18, 2020

Emir of Kaura Namoda’s convoy attacked | How many before decisive steps are taken to end banditry?

Bandits reportedly attacked the Emir of Kaura Namoda, HRH Sanusi Muhammad Asha and his convoy, killing three policemen and five others during ...

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Ado AminuDecember 15, 2020

Nigeria’s First Lady avoids Aso Rock for security reasons | Wahala for who no fit go Dubai oo!

On the afternoon of Friday, December 11, 2020, Nigeria’s President was reported to have left Aso Rock, for some alone ...

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Ado AminuDecember 11, 2020

Laying curses is the latest trend in the incompetence playbook

To err is human, and to pray for the basic necessities of governance like the security of life and property ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 30, 2020

Why the end may not be in sight yet for Nigeria’s insecurity challenge

Incidents that took place in the past week have made it probably the most gruesome since the week of October ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 1, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: #BBNaija star and rape survivor BamBam is proving we can overcome rape stigma

Big Brother Naija alum and actress Bamike Olawunmi aka BamBam was the latest celebrity guest on NdaniTV’s 37 Questions, and ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 26, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 26th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories:   The Big 5: Give us El-Zakzaky for treatment – Iran tells ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 4, 2019

The Late 5: Two reportedly dead in Ijegun pipeline explosion; Northern group issues governors 30-day ultimatum on Ruga settlement | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Two reportedly dead in Ijegun pipeline explosion A pipeline explosion in Ijegun, Lagos, ...

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Bernard DayoMay 8, 2019

The Big 5: Sack service chiefs to end insecurity – ADP tells Buhari; Kano assembly approves life pension for speaker, deputy | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Sack service chiefs to end insecurity – ADP tells Buhari The ...

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Bernard DayoApril 11, 2019

The Big 5: INEC proposes fine of N500,000, 3 years imprisonment for electoral offenders; Senate condemns killings in the country, insists on state police | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: FG continues Onnoghen’s trial as counsel submit final addresses There ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 23, 2018

What is the Federal Government hiding about Boko Haram?

One of the common characteristics of an insurgency is that it has no timeline. Also, insurgency cannot be likened to ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 21, 2018

How the Zamfara twins experience shows the apparent lack of adequate security

That Nigeria’s security apparatus is at its lowest ebb is an understatement. Despite the huge amount of money allocated to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 17, 2017

“We’re doing our best quietly and effectively to get the remaining Chibok girls” – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that the remaining Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity will be released soon. Highlights: ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 22, 2017

How social media promotes hate speeches, insecurity – Gov Lalong

The Governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong Monday, while declaring open a one-day town hall meeting organised by Plateau Peace Building ...

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EditorSeptember 10, 2017

[YNaija2019] What you should demand from your ideal candidate on security

by Usman Alabi Insecurity is now a major issue in the country, it is as real as every other challenge ...

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EditorAugust 25, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Isn’t it time to bring an end to insecurity in Ondo?

Ondo state, South west Nigeria is about to be a den of criminals and may be the next security concern ...

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RoqeebahAugust 20, 2017

YNaija Says: President Buhari’s return is nothing to be excited about

103 days after the Nigerian President took off abruptly on his second medical trip of year 2017, he returned – ...

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AzeezJuly 28, 2017

Northern governors, monarchs meet over insecurity, others

The Northern Governors Forum, comprising governors of the 19 Northern states on Thursday met in Kaduna over the state of ...

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EditorJuly 21, 2017

The Troubles: Why is Ambode’s Lagos hot again?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Why is there a spike in the recent level of violence and misdemeanour in Nigeria’s commercial ...

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AzeezJuly 6, 2017

Fulani herdsmen have killed 1,878 Benue people in 3 years – Ortom

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom on Wednesday said over 1,878 people were killed by Fulani herdsmen within three years. Ortom ...

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RoqeebahDecember 27, 2016

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 27th of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

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Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Kehinde: Private insecurities

by Kehinde There is a certain kind of shame that comes with having attended one of the best schools in ...

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AzeezNovember 27, 2016

Insecurity: El-Rufai to purchase drones to tackle herdsmen attack

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai has said the state will purchase drones to tackle insecurity. The governor said provisions ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 8, 2016

FG should empower Nigerian youth – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has urged the Federal Government to empower youths in the country to reduce the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Pres. Buhari and Alaafin of Oyo meet to discuss security challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged traditional rulers to support his efforts to tackle the crisis in the Niger Delta and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 27, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Who is responsible for the security of Nigerians?

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Following the gruesome murder of Preacher Eunice Olawale by Muslim youths in Kubwa, Abuja over a week ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 9, 2016

YNaija Editorial: The cloud hanging over Buratai

Since becoming Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has taken personal charge of the war against Boko Haram, and has ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 1, 2016

Niger Delta: Buhari meets with security chiefs, new IGP to visit troubled region

In a bid to find a lasting solution to the insecurity within the country, President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President ...

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Azubuike AzikweMay 31, 2016

Governor Wike reveals details of ‘private meeting’ with Buhari

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on May 16, had a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa ...

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