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AFRILAW decries proliferation of illegal private security firms in Nigeria

•Says there are 5 million private guards in Nigeria Godsgift Onyedinefu The African Law Organization (AFRILAW) has raised the alarm over the rapid rise in private Security Companies (PSCs) operating illegally in the country, which are worsening the security challenges across Nigeria. The Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) AFRILAW, Mr. Okereke

Buhari tasks Africa’s Spy Chiefs to deny terrorists, criminals access to financial systems

•Says illicit funds fuel insecurity in Africa  •The continent loses $60bn yearly to illicit financial flows •As NIA Director-General Rufai Abubakar emerges Chairperson of CISSA Senator Iroegbu  Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the head of intelligence agencies in Africa to develop strategies that ensure that terrorists, criminals and other clandestine groups are denied

‘Politics as the bane of insecurity in Nigeria’

By Prince Ugo In Nigeria today, a lot has been said about the level of insecurity with regards to the spate of kidnappings and civil unrest as witnessed in some parts of the country. While this might sound like a genuine concern, it must be noted that there are indeed

Insecurity: Our strategy is working–Security chiefs

•Assure of enhanced security meeting with Buhari Jude Johnson The Nigeria's security Chiefs have insisted that the strategies that adopted to tackle myriads of internal security challenges bedevilling the country are working so far. This is even as they assured to enhance and improve security across the country ravaged by terrorism, insurgency,

11 fundamental problems breeding insecurity, worsening insurgency in Nigeria–Intersociety

Editor's note: The Intersociety has listed what it considered as eleven fundamental problems breeding and worsening insurgency and general insecurity in Nigeria. Solutions to Nigeria’s insurgency and general insecurity will remain a mirage or unresolved until fundamental problems facing the country’s security establishments or architecture are frontally tackled. Of

Nigerian security architecture designed to fail against local insecurity — Gen. Obiakor, experts

•Urge Nigerians to make security their responsibility•Say counter-insurgency funds has been frivolously used Senator Iroegbu, Godsgift Onyedinefu and Chidimma Ogu  The experts in the Security Sector say the Nigeria's security architecture is not designed for internal threats and therefore lacks the capacity to tackle emerging security challenges across the country. This was the