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COVID-19, Global Security and the Future

Maureen Okpe Security concerns are mounting as COVID 19 pandemic continues to ravage countries, spreading its pangs and blowing into global crisis with statistics stating that over 7.8 billion people across affected. The implications are high, and the resultant effect the invasive disease has made the world more volatile

National Security in Jeopardy as Monguno Accuses Abba Kyari of Usurping Buhari’s Powers

•Security, Intelligence Chiefs allegedly reports to Kyari •As Buhari backs his COS over NSA Senator Iroegbu Nigeria's defence, security and intelligence coordination is currently in disarray while the country wreaks of deaths and destruction perpetrated  by Boko Haram terrorists, Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), bandits and other forms of criminals

Why Navy is holding couple-officers, 20 others in custody despite court order

•Alleges sea piracy, national security threat Jude Johnson It was not on allegation bordering on sexual impropriety that the duo of Group Captain Dada Labinjo and Lt. Commander Sherifat Ibe Lambert (also known as Mrs. Bola Labinjo) were arrested last September, but for engaging in alleged ‘Sea Piracy’ and other illegal

Nigeria bans foreigners from national security projects

Jude Johnson The Nigerian government has declared that foreign professionals will no longer be engaged in the designing and execution of projects involving national security. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, made the announcement in Abuja on Thursday, when he declared open the 2019 Architects Colloquium

National Security: Buratai repositions Army intelligence  Corps for effective operations 


•Built, commissions new NAIC Hqtrs within 6 months Senator Iroegbu The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has repositioned the Nigerian Army Intelligence Corps (NAIC) to function optimally in the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations across the country. To this end, Buratai built and commissioned in a record six months, the new

Fake news threat to national security, supplants counter-insurgency success narratives–Nigerian Army

Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian Army has warned that fake news threatens the country's national security and downplays the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency efforts against Boko Haram terrorists and similar groups across the country. This was the highlight of the Monday's combined Directorate of Army Public Relations (DAPR)/Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and