Tag: security agencies

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 18, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Nigerian Army is wrong, wrong, wrong!

by Pius Adesanmi (This is a long read. I plead guilty. I humbly ask for one hour of your Sunday ...

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AzeezSeptember 17, 2017

‘Security agencies begin search for Nnamdi Kanu’

Troops have launched a search for leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu in the South-East region, ...

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EditorAugust 11, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Are security agencies now putting freedom up for sale?

The recent decision of the Department of State Services (DSS) to detain Chisom Anaele since April 2017 has generated ripples ...

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EditorAugust 11, 2017

Lagos kidnappers’ den: What is government doing about this heinous crime?

by Wareez Odunayo The rate at which kidnappings occur in Nigeria is alarming. Hardly does a day pass without the sad ...

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EditorJuly 28, 2017

Will changing the name of the Police make it any more efficient?

by Tosin Adesina The Nigerian Senate on the 26th of July 2017, changed the name of the Nigeria Police Force ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 20, 2017

Some other security agencies impersonating us – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) says some security agencies, which engage in illegal activities have been impersonating the agency. In ...

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AzeezJuly 7, 2017

Osinbajo orders security agencies to stop communal violence in Cross River

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the loss of lives and property as a result of the recent communal conflict ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Just In: Osinbajo receives briefing from security chiefs

by Dolapo Adelana The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is currently in a meeting with service chiefs and heads of other ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

Rivers rerun: Makarfi faction warns INEC, Police against rigging

by Dolapo Adelana The Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 10, 2017

Opinion: The anti-social menace called the Nigerian police

by Adefolami Ademola You were born patriotic. In fact, you always believed that things would eventually get better. You are ...

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AzeezFebruary 7, 2017

Why do security agencies look away when Fulani herdsmen kill Christians?, CAN asks

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Tuesday chided the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed for a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2017

How security agencies planned to assassinate me -Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike says the six police officers dismissed by the Nigeria were relieved of their duty because they ...

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AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

‘We may soon take up arms for self-defence’ – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that it may soon take up arms to protect members from continuous attacks from ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 20, 2017

The Thread: “Police is not your friend, just a bunch of criminals” | Terrified citizen narrates ordeal at the hands of police officers

Action speaks louder than words, the adage goes, and by the actions of policemen in Nigeria over time they are ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 25, 2016

The Thread: How men in uniform harassed one Igbo family on their Christmas trip

A Twitter user, @AuntyOsaki has shared how her neighbour and his family were harassed on their travel by men in ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Ezinne Ajoku: Nigeria is greater than the sum of its parts [NEW VOICES]

by Ezinne Ajoku If there’s one thing that’s certain about Lagos, it’s the absence of a dull moment. If at ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 2, 2016

Security agencies threaten to assassinate me – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has accused security agencies of planning to assassinate him, The Nation reports. Wike said this at a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

Over 2000 of our members have been killed – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says over 2000 of its members have been killed by security agencies in the ...

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AzeezNovember 8, 2016

Buhari tasks security agencies on violence-free polls in Rivers, Ondo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said security agencies in the country must ensure that the elections in Ondo and Rivers ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 29, 2016

Violent attacks: About 800 herdsmen have been arrested – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says about 800 suspected violent herdsmen have been arrested across the country by security agencies. According ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 15, 2016

No disaffection in the military over release of #ChibokGirls

The Defence Headquarters has debunked in strong terms a report by an online newspaper (not YNaija) that there was disaffection ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Inibehe Effiong: Crackdown on judges – Let’s separate the law from sentiments

by Inibehe Effiong The State Security Service (SSS) embarked on an unprecedented “crackdown” on allegedly corrupt judicial officers across the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 3, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria Police – creating a tenable environment for change agenda

by Adewole Kehinde “He Who Saves A Nation Breaks No Law” – Napoleon  The Nigeria Police is the principal law enforcement ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

NSCDC deploys 10,000 men for Edo elections

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), will deploy 10,000 of its Personnel for the forthcoming Edo Gubernatorial Poll ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2016

How PDP’s national convention fell apart

The Peoples Democratic Party convention which held on Wednesday was a topsy turvy affair. The convention was supposed to hold ...

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AzeezJuly 19, 2016

Lagos govt promises to rescue kidnapped persons

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday, July 18 presided over an emergency security meeting by heads of security agencies in ...

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Janeth JMarch 21, 2016

Boko Haram insurgents are ‘relocating to Taraba state’

Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, the Senate Deputy Minority Leader has said Boko Haram terrorist sect is working towards the establishment of ...

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Janeth JMarch 9, 2016

‘APC members in Rivers state are fast becoming endangered species’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Rivers State under the administration of Governor Nyesom Wike, as a killing field. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 10, 2016

Falana to Buhari: ‘Don’t allow overzealous security agencies embarrass you’

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana says former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and Radio Biafra Director, Nnamdi Kanu must ...

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Janeth JDecember 13, 2015

‘Not in my lifetime’ | David Mark says no one will manipulate his rerun election

Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, who is campaigning for rerun election in the forthcoming Benue senatorial rerun election has ...

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