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Show Support and Stop Blaming Security Agencies for Insecurity in Nigeria, DSS tells Nigerians

 *Tasks citizens on intelligence to tackle criminality Godsgift Onyedinefu The Department of State Services (DSS), has stated that government and security agencies cannot tackle insecurity in the country without the support of the citizens especially on intelligence gathering.  The Director General, DSS, Yusuf Bichi have urged Nigerians to rather than point

Insecurity: ‘Food Prices May Fise by 110% in 2021’

*Nextier SPD, stakeholders urge govt to provide special security for farmers Godsgift Onyedinefu Stakeholders in the security and agricultural sector have warned that Nigeria may witness a significant rise in food prices by 2021 following the 'sporadic rise' in the country which have forced farmers to abandon their harvest. Dr. Ndubuisi Nwokolo,

Zamfara: French Envoy, Stakeholders Call for More Dialogue, Decry “Escalating” Banditry, Food Insecurity

Godsgift Onyedinefu and Maureen Okpe French Ambassador to Nigeria, Jerome Pasquier, said Nigeria can surmount its security challenges, particularly banditry, if the Nigerian government and other local and religious authorities in communities would dialogue more. The French Envoy, while noting that the northern region, particularly Zamfara State is bedeviled with Violence, low

Insecurity: Germany, Switzerland Urge Nigeria to Leverage on Private Military and Security Outfits

*Stakeholders want FG to standardise, engage private security operatives Godsgift Onyedinefu In the wake of the growing insecurity in the country and the renewed call to engage mercenaries to tackle the menace, the Embassies of Switzerland and Germany as well as several other stakeholders have also urged the Nigerian government to

How Bichi’s DSS is Fighting Insecurity, Corruption in Nigeria

Nigeria’s secret police is the unsung hero of many successful operations The service till date prides itself in its biggest achievement, which is ensuring the indivisibility and indissolubility of the country by promptly addressing the various challenges to Nigeria's internal security. This constitutional provision has been upheld including being charged with

Retired DSS DGs Pledge Support to Tackle Insecurity in Nigeria

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Forum of Department of State Services'(DSS) Retired Directors (FORD) has vowed to support the current DG Alhaji Yusuf Magaji Bichi, surmount the security challenges confronting Nigeria. According to a statement by Peter Afunnaya, spokesperson DSS, the forum made this pledge when it paid a solidarity visit to the

CISA Deplores Poor Support for Military in Tackling Insecurity

Godsgift Onyedinefu A group, Citizens Initiative for Security Awareness (CISA), has decried that military operations in tackling insecurity is being greeted with bias and reprehension, rather than commendation by Nigerians, which it said is dampening the morale of troops prosecuting the war against insurgency, banditry and all other forms of criminality. Chidi