Tag: State of emergency

EditorOctober 15, 2019

Sanwo-Olu declares a state of emergency but is it enough?

Anyone who lives in Lagos knows what a nightmare traffic has been in the last month. There has been miles ...

AzeezAugust 12, 2017

State of emergency declared in Charlottesville over white nationalists rally

A state of emergency has been declared in Charlottesvillei n the US state of Virginia ahead of a large march by ...

AzeezJuly 18, 2017

Declare state of emergency on education | Malala tells Osinbajo

Child rights activist and Nobel Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai has urged acting President Yemi Osinbajo to declare a state of ...

AzeezJuly 4, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. NIGERIA IS IN A STATE OF EMERGENCY – DOGARA Speaker ...

AzeezJuly 4, 2017

Nigeria is in a state of emergency – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has expressed shock over the deployment of military personnel in over 28 ...

AzeezJune 13, 2017

Declare state of emergency in Kogi | Dino Melaye urges senate

Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye on Tuesday urged the Senate to declare a State of Emergency in Kogi State. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 17, 2017

BREAKING: Jammeh declares State of Emergency in Gambia

President of Gambia, Yayha Jammeh has declared a state of emergency in the country two days before he is expected ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 8, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: State of Emergency | Arrest Kaduna Gov Nasir El-Rufai for admitting to sponsoring terrorists

by Peregrino Brimah Kaduna state governor Nasir el-Rufai made a startling revelation last week. He admitted openly to financially sponsoring terrorists ...

AzeezNovember 16, 2016

Herdsmen attacks: Declare state of emergency in Kaduna, Senate tells FG

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to declare a security emergency in Kaduna following consistent attacks by suspected ...

AzeezOctober 12, 2016

House of Reps wants state of emergency declared on kidnapping

The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on kidnappings in order ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 8, 2016

NBA declares state of emergency over judges’ arrest

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has declared a state of emergency in the judiciary over the arrest of judges by ...

Janeth JMarch 21, 2016

‘We’re waiting for Buhari to declare state of emergency in Ekiti’ – Fayose

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has dared President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Ekiti and ...

Janeth JNovember 10, 2015

Boko Haram: State of emergency declared in Chad

The Boko Haram insurgency has led to the declaration of a state of emergency in the West African country of ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 11, 2015

Niger declares state of emergency in Boko Haram ravaged areas

by Ranti Joseph The government of Niger has declared a state of emergency in the Diffa region. The state of emergency ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 16, 2014

@demdem1: Our state of emergency is a scam

by Michael Egbejumi-David Well, I used to think that only the All Progressives Congress (APC) is exploiting and cynically looking ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 13, 2014

@Toksero : Nigeria is already in an undeclared state of emergency

by Toks Ero Only a few will disagree that Nigeria deserves a country and sector wide national declaration of state ...

June 6, 2014

‘Warn Edwin Clark, your local champion’ – Yobe gov. tells Pres. Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Governor of Yobe, Ibrahim Gaidam has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to caution First Republic Information Minister, ...

May 8, 2014

Opinion: Mr. President, what are the governors of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa still doing in office?

by Christian Okwori The antagonists to the declaration of full state of emergency are hinging their position on the preservation ...

January 16, 2014

3 Boko Haram members arrested for duping amnesty panel of N70 million

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Three men who took advantage of a call for peace talks to impersonate members of terrorist ...

January 13, 2014

Perry Brimah: What is good for Sanusi is good for Jonathan

by Perry Brimah Sanusi gave me his word, Mr. President. He will resign after you and your coterie do the ...

January 13, 2014

“Operational blunder”: Senator escapes death as fighter jet drops bombs on his convoy

by ‘Jola Sotubo A near fatal mishap was recorded in Borno at the weekend as a fighter jet of one ...

December 30, 2013

Terrible: 8 people killed as suspected Boko Haram gunmen attack bachelor party in Borno

by ‘Jola Sotubo Guests at a bachelor party in Borno received a rude shock when armed gunmen invaded the venue ...

December 14, 2013

Boko Haram threatens to bomb University of Maiduguri, strategic locations

by Adeola Balogun The onslaught on Maiduguri, the Borno capital, by members of dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, seems to ...

December 13, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Boko Haram leader, Shekau claims responsibility for Maiduguri attacks

by Adeola Balogun The leader of Boko Haram has again resurfaced in a video which is said to have been ...

November 19, 2013

Explosions, shooting in Kano as troops and militants clash

by Adeola Balogun The Kano metropolis was wracked with violence this morning after multiple explosions and gunshots were heard in ...

November 18, 2013

How I cooked and smuggled ammunition for Boko Haram terrorists – 19-year-old female victim reveals (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun According to reports, a new tactic is being employed by members of the Boko Haram sect; they ...

November 16, 2013

21 people killed in Borno as soldiers battle Boko Haram insurgents

Twenty Boko Haram terrorists and a soldier died during a gun battle between the two parties in Gwoza, Borno State, ...

November 8, 2013

Done deal: Senate approves extension of emergency rule

by ‘Jola Sotubo The request made by President Goodluck Jonathan to the Nigerian Senate to enable the extension of the ...

October 31, 2013

Dele Agekameh: The Boko Haram onslaught on Yobe

by Dele Agekameh The Boko Haram terrorists may have shifted their operations from Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, and now ...

October 16, 2013

Opinion: Boko Haram and Jonathan’s State of Emergency

by Bamidele Ademola-Olateju Terrorists do not recruit happy people; they find company among the melancholic and the disillusioned. They are ...

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