Tags : insurgency

“Nigeria Won’t Go The Way Of Afghanistan” -FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is not a failed State and cannot go the way of Afghanistan where terrorist group has taken the rein of power. The Minister stated this in Washington DC during his engagements with international media organisations. Alhaji Lai Mohammed is said to be in […]

FG To Prosecute 400 Suspects For Allegedly Funding terrorism

The Federal Government is set to prosecute 400 suspects arrested for allegedly funding terrorism in the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, during a press conference in Lagos. He reiterated the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in tackling the menace of insurgency, banditry […]

Boko Haram: “Troops Can’t Claim Victory Always” -COAS

As Nigerians continue to face security challenge in parts of the country, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has admitted defeat of the Army on several battle fronts by Boko Haram insurgents in recent times. He explained that though some of the Nigerian troops locations in manioc and other formations were attacked […]

“We Are Winning War Against Insurgency, Banditry” –Military

The Military has said it is winning the war against insurgency and banditry as it sustains an onslaught against criminals within the country. Spokesman Major-General John Enenche who said this during a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, January 21, 2021, referenced recent operations against bandits in Zamfara and Katsina States as evidence of the […]

“Do Not Deny Us Weapons To Fight Insurgency” – FG

The Federal Government has appealed to the world powers not to deny the country vital platforms and weapons to fight insecurity. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the appeal on Thursday when he featured on the News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja, claimed that certain world powers have refused to […]

Northern Governors Meet Security Heads Over Banditry, Insurgency

Northern states Governors on Tuesday met with heads of security agencies to deliberate on measures to tackle banditry and insurgency in the region. The security agencies led by the National Security Adviser (NSA) met with the 19 Northern states Governors on Tuesday. Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle, spoke with reporters before he briefed the Chief […]

Senate Moves To Protect Rape, Insurgency Victims

A bill, titled ‘Rape and Insurgency Victims Stigmatization (Prohibition) Bill 2019’, has scaled through second reading during Wednesday’s plenary session of the Senate. The bill sponsored by Senator Mohammed Musa, seeks to enact critical legislation to protect victims of rape against any form of stigmatization in the country. Leading the debate on the bill, Senator […]