Tag: national security

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 26, 2018

YNaija Analysis: What does TY Danjuma know about the army and ethnic cleansing that should convince us?

As the Chief of Army Staff that shepherded Nigeria through its first military to democratic transition, General TY Danjuma (rtd) ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 15, 2018

Buhari wins the superior response and sensitivity competition – Really?

President Muhammadu Buhari has visited Yobe state three weeks after the abduction of 110 school girls from a government school ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 13, 2018

The President is surprised again: should we expect any consequences?

 Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police, did not spend more than 24 hours in Benue after President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Mercy AbangFebruary 12, 2018

T.Y Danjuma’s initiative is restoring hope despite Boko Haram’s theatre of war

Falmata caught up in the vicious cycle of life The ricochet of the Anti-aircraft gunshots tore apart the quiet night ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 23, 2018

The DSS ‘Intelligence’ on Fulani herdsmen proves Fayose has the right idea

The Department of State Service (DSS) believes that a network called the Islamic State in West Africa (Iswa) is operating ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 17, 2018

Mr President, these Fulanis are not our countrymen

No one in his right mind can defend the atrocious killings in Benue as justified and still claim to be ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 25, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: President Buhari just opened a whole new can of worms

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo These are interesting times. We’re entering an interesting, new journalism era when newspaper editors will cast simple ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 21, 2017

Opinion: Biafra will not die

by Ayo-Bankole Akintujoye A few months ago, I wrote about reasons why the call for Biafra, as is currently being ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

The Army must not fall for the IPOB bait

by Alexander O. Onukwue In the intervening period between the exchanges that took place in Umuahia over the past two ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

Open letter to all Igbo freedom fighters, dead or alive: Justice will be served

by Rev Fr Felix Uche Akam To the dead, those who received on our behalf the death brought to our ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 19, 2017

Sam Hart: This is what the Nigerian Army almost cost Nigeria

by Sam Hart   “We are grateful to God for intervening in stopping what could have been the greatest bloodbath ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 17, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Python Dance and the bite of Biafra

by Simon Kolawole   Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, the army chief, is a famous snake farmer. Naturally, he had no ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

EGWU EKE II: ‘Python Dance’ or ‘Fear the Police’?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Contrary to the interpretation given to the statement by the Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, to ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Terror-risk; Terrorist: Is there a difference?

 by Alexander O. Onukwue Boko Haram was proscribed as a terrorist organisation by the Goodluck Jonathan administration in 2013. The ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

What makes IPOB a terrorist organisation?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Nigerian Army has reportedly designated the controversial group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), as a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 29, 2017

Disclosing Buhari’s health expenses may endanger national security – Lai Mohammed

by Dolapo Adelana The Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said revealing the amount spent on President ...

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AzeezMarch 3, 2017

Activities of Peace Corps threatens national security – IGP

by Azeez Adeniyi The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Thursday said the activities of the Nigeria Peace Corps threatens ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 8, 2017

Hate speech could become a hydra-headed monster if unchecked – Lai

Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the trend of hate speech if left unchecked could become a ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 15, 2016

The Media Blog: Is like the Nigerian army don’t want to respect themselves

Plenty of bad news have emerged from reporters and storytellers focused relentlessly on the tragedy of the north – famine, ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

Opinion: The nexus between national security and social protection

By Ugochukwu Amasike National Security in the traditional sense is connected with the idea of sovereignty, territorial security, freedom from ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 28, 2016

REPORT: Death, destruction and the herdsmen

The following is a report conducted by SB Morgen, on the menace of Fulani herdsmen. Introduction In the early hours ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 2, 2016

Opinion: Fayose is not a threat to national security, only to dictatorship

A statement issued recently by one Taiwo Olatunbosun, the Ekiti State Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), labeling ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 19, 2015

Top quotes GMB said yesterday at the town hall meeting on National Security

by Chinwe Okafor Presidential aspirant for APC General Mohammed Buhari attended a town hall meeting on Wednesday in Abuja and ...

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May 12, 2014

Opinion: The kidnap of the Chibok girls is a threat to national security

by Awosusi Ayotunde These abductions are most likely the proverbial last straw, going by the fire in the eyes of ...

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February 3, 2014

Opinion: How social media affected El-Rufai’s interrogation

by Jibrin Ibrahim The problem with the invitation to El-Rufai was that the public impression created was that he was ...

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November 29, 2013

Stella Oduah’s armoured cars will buy 51 police patrol vans – Fashola

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, in a meeting of the 7th  Annual Town Hall Meeting ...

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July 6, 2013

Showdown: National Assembly set to confront the Presidency over $40 million spying contract

by Rachel Ogbu The National Assembly has planned to confront the Federal government over the controversial $40m Internet surveillance contract ...

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June 29, 2013

Enough is enough: FG places ban on unauthorised use of siren, covered number plates, others

by Rachel Ogbu The unauthorised use of siren, covered number plates and unregistered vehicles is now prohibited in Nigeria as ...

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