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CISA demands Dasuki’s immediate release

Babatunde Opalana  A  Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) for Security Consciousness, Citizens Initiatives for Security Awareness(CISA) has demanded the immediate release from detention the former National Security Adviser(NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) after two solid years in incarceration.In a press briefing in Abuja, the Director of Mobilization of the group, Mr Ewache Ajefu

Trump’s ex-NSA Flynn pleads guilty on Russia

  Donald Trump’s former National Security Adviser (NSA), Lt-Gen. Michael Flynn (rtd) has pleaded guilty Friday to lying over his contacts with Russia, in a dramatic escalation of the FBI’s probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. The fourth, and most senior, figure indicted so far in the investigation

Two Years of Unlawful Detention: A Memo to Sambo Dasuki

By Yushau A. Shuaib   Dear Sambo Dasuki,   It’s exactly two years ago, in the morning of December 1, 2015, when we chatted on the phone over the security operatives that had invaded your Asokoro residence and later whisked you away as the immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA). I was then in

Nigeria launches action plan on counter-terrorism 

• Urges states, LGs to adopt policy The federal government Tuesday took another step forward in its fight against terrorism as President Muhammadu Buhari launched in the State House, Abuja, a new policy framework and national action plan for the prevention and combat of terrorism in Nigeria. The framework, which was developed by the

Buhari emerges Chairman of Gulf of Guinea Commission

Harps on maritime security, regional stability Calls for concerted efforts against piracy, human trafficking Jude Johnson  The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has emerged the Chairman of the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC) with a call for improved efforts against piracy, human trafficking and other criminal activities in the region. Buhari, who was represented by

I Was Answerable to President Goodluck Jonathan- Dasuki

I Did not Commit any Illegal Transaction with Metuh The Immediate past National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki retired has said that in all his dealings in the office he was only answerable to the President of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria, President Goodluck Jonathan. Dasuki who insisted at the Federal

Russian hackers stole US cyber secrets from NSA: reports

Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified US cyber secrets from the National Security Agency in 2015 after a contractor put information on his home computer, two newspapers reported on Thursday. As reported first by The Wall Street Journal, citing unidentified sources, the theft included information on penetrating foreign computer networks and

Extremism: Nigeria trains social media warriors to battle ‘fake news’, hate speeches

•Links strategic communication to national security Jude Johnson  The Nigerian government has  in its ongoing Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) efforts, trained social media warriors to battle the the growing cases of hate speeches and fake news threatening the peace and stability of the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed

Nigerian govt urged to release ex-spy chief Dasuki

The federal government has been urged to release and place former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) on security surveillance if he is suspected to be a threat. In a statement released on Friday in Abuja, a security‎ expert and Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief