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Security Agents “Working Round the Clock” to Avert Resurgence of Terrorsist Attacks in FCT, Environs–CISA

Godsgift Onyedinefu Following reports of terrorsists invading the FCT and surrounding states, the Citizens Initiative For Security Awareness (CISA) has appealed to security agencies to ensure that all terrorists are flushed out of the nation's capital and possible attack averted. Chidi Omeje, Coordinator, CISA, while addressing a press conference in Abuja

Why security sector governance matters in fragile states

•Fostering greater trust between security forces and citizens should be a major aim of security assistance. Editor’s Note: Congress charged the U.S. Institute of Peace with convening the Task Force on Extremism in Fragile States. Following the public launch of theTask Force’s final report, four groups of experts came together to discuss how to

Shi’ite group says 42 killed when security forces fired upon protests

The movement of a jailed Nigerian Shi’ite cleric whose followers have repeatedly been targeted by the authorities said on Wednesday security forces had killed 42 of its members during two days of violent crackdowns on protests in the capital Abuja. Security forces opened fire with live ammunition on members of the

Over 300 killed in fight for Afghan city

Taliban assault on the Afghan strategic city of Ghazni has entered its fourth day, with the death toll climbing above 300, including civilians, security forces and Taliban fighters, according to government officials. The Afghan government said it had sent reinforcements to the strategic city, which lies barely two hours drive from