Insecurity: Declare State Of Emergency On Security, Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to declare security emergency in the Southwest in view of rising wave of insecurity in the region. Soyinka spoke while speaking with journalists at the Fagunwa Study Group Second International Conference, held in Akure, Ondo State. Expressing concerns over the spate of insecurity […]

Insecurity: IG, Eight Governors Set To Meet In Katsina State

Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector-General of Police, alongside some senior officers of the police are set to meet with some state governors over the recent security challenges in the country. According to reports, the meeting is expected to hold today at the Katsina State Government House, Katsina. Those expected at the meeting are governors and commissioners […]

Security: Army To Assist Osun To Remain Safe Says GOC

The Army on Tuesday pledged to assist Osun State to continue to remain one of the safest states in the country. General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 2 Division Nigerian Army, Major Gen. Okwudili Fidelis Azinta, gave this assurance during a meeting with Governor Adegboyega Oyetola in his office in Osogbo. Africa News24 recalls the governor […]

Northern Groups React To Obasanjo’s Open Letter To Buhari

Following the open letter released by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the Coalition of Northern Groups has stated that the only way to solve the problems in Nigeria is through a peaceful referendum. The group further stated that those behind the crisis in the country should not be allowed to participate in the peaceful talk of […]

Open Letter To Buhari: Obasanjo Expresses Fear Over Insecurity

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed serious concern over the bate of attacks across all parts of the country. This was contained in an open letter personally signed and addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday The letter reads thus; OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT, GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI I am constrained to write to […]

Gani, Fayose Warns Southwest Governors Against Providing Land For Herdsmen

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams and former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has warned governors in the south-west region against providing land for herdsmen to breed cattle. Adams on Thursday at the South West Security Summit held in Ibadan, Oyo State, called the governors by their names and asked them to […]

VP Osinbajo Clarifies On What He Said About Kidnapping, Insecurity

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President has recently been receiving backlashing over his speech at New York, where he was quoted as saying that the ongoing insecurity in the country particularly kidnapping and banditry were being exaggerated. But his Spokesperson, Laolu Akande, who spoke with newsmen today explained that this was not the central message […]

Insecurity: Sanwo-Olu, South West Governors Renew Call For State Police

…Govs Promise Permanent Solution To Security Challenge In South West Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday 25th, June joined his counterparts in the South West to renew the call for the creation of State police as one of the major steps to stem the growing tide of insecurity in the region. Africa News24 […]

Insecurity: Police, Community Leaders Have Failed Us Woefully- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and community leaders have failed Nigeria in reaction to the insecurity in the country. This Mr. President said when he addressed Nigerians in a “Special Interview” aired on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and monitored by Africa News24 (AN24) last night. READ ALSO: Watch Full Video […]

Insecurity: Details Of Northern Governors Meeting With Buhari

Northern Governors on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa to proffer solutions on how to stop the killings by bandits in the region. The meeting which was held behind-closed-doors had in attendance Kashim Shettima (Borno), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna), Aminu Bello Masari (Katisna), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal […]

Katsina Announces Death Sentence For Kidnappers, Cattle Rustlers

Katsina State government on Friday announced stiffer penalty of a death sentence against kidnappers and cattle rustlers in the state. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that this was also as Governor Aminu Bello Masari pencilled life imprisonment against rapist in addition to fine and compensation to be paid by the offender to the rape victim. The […]

Aftermath Of Northern Governors Meeting Yesterday

Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) rose from a meeting in Kaduna yesterday with a resolve to develop a regional action plan to end the multiple security challenges in the country. This was as the Forum announced Plateau State Governor, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong, as its new chairman with effect from May 29. The meeting […]