Tag: security

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 25, 2018

“I am jubilating because my daughter did not renounce Christ” | Read our top 10 quotes from last week

Joy and relief, puzzles and subsisting fear were the emotions with which we began the past week following the Dapchi ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 21, 2018

Dapchi girls return, but five are dead: Here is what we know and want to know

The Presidency has confirmed that at least 101 of the 110 girls abducted from a secondary school in Dapchi Yobe ...

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AzeezDecember 29, 2017

I brought back hope and sanity to Rivers – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said the people of Rivers State were living in fear when he took over ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2017

Isime Esene: Dear Inspector General, we want you to #EndSARS, not re-organise it

by Isime Esene   After days of social media outrage against the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the Force high ...

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EzinneNovember 16, 2017

The Thread: This is why Governors need state police

Days to the gubernatorial election in Anambra state, Governor Willie Obiano announced that his security aides had been withdrawn. This ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

Nigeria remains committed to peace in West Africa – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday, said that Nigeria remained committed to the peace, security and territorial integrity of neighbouring countries ...

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AzeezOctober 21, 2017

Even the opposition is aware of my achievement in security – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said even the opposition is aware that his administration had degraded the Boko Haram sect. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 2, 2017

Fulfill your promise to Nigerians on security, Atiku urges President Buhari

A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has urged President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to urgently fulfil its promise of providing adequate security ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 26, 2017

Reuben Abati: Open letter to Nnamdi Kanu

by Reuben Abati       Dear Nnamdi Kanu,     We have never met. I only know you by ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Operation Python Dance II: PMB, should we fear for the week ahead?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The week ahead is going to be crucial for Nigeria. The President, Muhammadu Buhari, will be ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Charly Boy: Mr President, why should Nigeria spoil in your hand?

My president, I bare my heart out in this letter with great respect and humility. Often times I wonder if ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Poetry: Let us burn Nigeria down

by Soyombo Ayomikun   Let us burn Nigeria down 1. So the ethnic deceptions Can end, So we can greedily ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Festus Ogun: Why it is illegal for the military to declare IPOB a terrorist organisation

by Festus Ogun   The Defence Headquarters has labelled the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a “militant terrorist organisation”. This ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Dele Momodu: Our dear Army, please cool temper

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me confess my admiration for security forces generally. It is not just because of ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 15, 2017

The Thread: “I owe Igbos a duty not to be misled” | Kayode Ogundamisi explains his OPC struggle

TwitterNG came for Kayode Ogundamisi today, armed with receipts of his OPC past, in response to what seemed like a ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 15, 2017

The Thread: Kayode Ogundamisi was once an Nnamdi Kanu | TwitterNG shows receipts

Kayode Ogundamisi is one of TwitterNG’s overlords. According to his Twitter bio, he is Canary! The Producer|Host of PolitrickswithKO; a ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 15, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: IPOB, Boko Haram and President Buhari’s hypocrisy

by Peregrino Brimah   Nigeria is full of hypocrites. Our activists, our mainstream media, our traditional leaders and our government. ...

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EzinneSeptember 15, 2017

The Thread: This is what the Nigerian Army is doing to Igbos in the East

In case you are not aware, the Nigerian Army did not go to Abia state to play. They mean business ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

Buhari has not disappointed me…we should encourage him – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said President Muhammadu Buhari has not disappointed him. Obasanjo said this in an interview with Christiane ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2017

Aba Prison Break: Who needs the fear of God in police work?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Giving reasons for dismissing six policemen who were involved in a jail break, the Commissioner of ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2017

Can the explosives’ sniffer help with fighting Boko Haram?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Those who attended TEDGlobal 2017 at Arusha Tanzania say it was one of the best events ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2017

Boko Haram: Can we be better than ‘better than in 2015’

by Alexander O. Onukwue “Nigeria’s major cities and towns will never be held hostage by Boko Haram ever again”, Minister ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2017

Boko Haram: Defeated, depleted or what exactly?

by Alexander O. Onukwue On BBC Hardtalk, Nigeria’s Army chief employed a technical dodge to backtrack on the Army’s claim ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 23, 2017

Social media will now be dutifully monitored – Military

The Director of Defence Information, Major-General John Enenche said the activities of Nigerians on social media are now being monitored ...

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SponsorAugust 23, 2017

Facebook launches dedicated tab for Safety Check feature

Facebook announced on Monday that it is making Safety Check easier to find on its platform. Facebook’s goal to build ...

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ToluAugust 21, 2017

What President Buhari missed, what he should expect and what we want from him

by Wareez Odunayo   After 103 days in London, President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria on August 19, 2017. Buhari ...

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ToluAugust 21, 2017

After 103 days, President Buhari gives an almost uninspiring 5-minute speech

When President Buhari returned to the country on Saturday after 103 days, Nigerians rejoiced for two reasons – we don’t ...

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ToluAugust 19, 2017

President Buhari’s security team has a case to answer for allowing “supporters” throng his convoy

103 days into his medical vacation in London and President Muhammadu Buhari lands again on the soil of Nigeria. A ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 18, 2017

Obstructionist Democrats must stop tampering with U.S. security – Trump

President Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for using the courts to tamper with the security of the United States. Trump, who stated ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 17, 2017

Opinion: Beyond the Ozubulu massacre

The test of a truly democratic society, it has been said time and again, rests on its ability to ensure ...

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