Tag Archives: Insecurity

Borno State Governor Fumes At Nigerian Army Over Convoy Attack

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has expressed his dissatisfaction towards the army over a suspected Boko Haram attack on his convoy in Baga, a town in Kukawa local government of the state. According to Channels TV, Governor Zulum had departed Maiduguri, the state capital on Monday afternoon for the northern part of the state in continuation…

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“Buhari Will Not Resign,” Presidency Reacts After PDP Calls For Immediate Resignation

The presidency has reacted to the calls made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over failure to combat increasing cases of insecurity and corruption across the Country. In a statement issued on Friday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said his principal will…

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Obasanjo Says Nigeria Will Remain ‘Unsafe, Unstable’ Without Restructuring

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that Nigeria would remain insecure, unstable, unprogressive, stagnated and, at worst, disintegrate if federating units does not reform. Obasanjo made this known on Friday while speaking at this year’s edition of the Sobo Sowemimo Annual Lecture organised by Abeokuta Club. During the event titled, “COVID-19 and the Nigeria security issues: The…

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My Government Has Weakened Boko Haram, They’re Frustrated – President Buhari

According to multiple online reports, President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed that his government has weakened Boko Haram in reaction to a foiled attack carried out by the insurgents in Garkida, a town in Gombi local government area north of Adamawa State on Friday February 21. In a statement released on Sunday February 23 by Buhari’s…

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Declare State Of Emergency In South West – Prof Soyinka On Insecurity

The Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Thursday expressed concerns over the spate of insecurity in the South-Western part of the country. The literary icon and renowned playwright said there was the need for urgent action to be taken by stakeholders to address the issue. He stated this while speaking with journalists at the Fagunwa…

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OB Fresh: Lami Phillips Kicks Off Her Journey To The EP With “Fix It”

Alterplate first lady, Lami Philips releases her new single titled “Fix It”, the song touches on the societal pressure and trends such as bleaching, plastic surgery, the pretence of living large on social media, insecurity and the need for self-examination! Fix it was inspired by Lami’s own introspection which prompted her to dig into her…

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EFCC Boss Points Finger At Governors, Says They Promote Insecurity To Inflate Security Vote

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has accused governors of promoting insecurity in their states in order to inflate their security votes. TheCable reports that while presenting a paper on Wednesday in Abuja at the just-concluded induction programme for the returning and newly elected governors by the Nigeria Governors…

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