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Insecurity: Buhari Dismisses Calls for Amnesty, Tasks Security Chiefs to Deal with Bandits, Insurgents

•Says, time to treat criminals as criminals, not profiled Jude Johnson President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday ruled out the possibility of the Federal Government’s readiness to grant amnesty to armed criminals terrorising the country. To this end, Buhari said he has charged the Security Chiefs to device new strategy to continue to

Criminal Cartels on the Loose

By Olusegun Adeniyi Following a tip-off in July 2016, the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) arrested an obscure fruit seller under a bridge in Zaria, Kaduna State. Investigations revealed the man to be a high-ranking Boko Haram operative who coordinated the finance cell of the group with others in

Over 173 Nigerians Killed in Violent Attacks, 62 Abducted in One Week

Godsgift Onyedinefu No fewer than 173 Nigerians have been killed in violent attacks across the country perpetuated by Boko Haram terrorists, bandits and other criminals, while 62 others have been abducted whithin the last week. According to the weekly update by Nigeria Security Tracker publishedby John Campbell, the violent activities occurred

A Massacre in Nigeria’s Borno State Left More People Dead than Months of Coronavirus

By Danielle Paquette  and Ismail Alfa  It took less than two hours for gunmen to kill more people in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state than the coronavirus reportedly had in three months. Modu Ajimi, a 42-year-old civil servant in the district of Gubio, lost four cousins in the massacre, which claimed at least 81 lives Tuesday,

Operation Sharan Daji: zamfara bandits on the run — DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has said that criminals operating in the North-West have been disorganized and on the run due to superior fire power of the joint security operation in the area. Acting Director of Defence Information, John Agim, stated this while briefing newsmen in Gasau on Tuesday. He said that several enclaves

FCT police command reassures commitment to fight crime

The FCT Police Command has reassured members of the public of its commitment to ward off criminal activities in the city. The Deputy Commissioner of Police Rabiu Ladodo in a statement on Thursday said the Command has intensified its onslaught against criminals through constant raid of identified criminal hideouts, strategic deployment

Imo has become a crime paradise under Rochas – HURIWA

A pro-democracy and Non-governmental body Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the "systematic and systemic deterioration" of security in Imo state, describing the state under Governor Rochas Okorocha as a paradise for criminals from all over the country. The Rights group  National Cordinator Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko in a