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Experts blame FG for worsening insecurity, agitations in South East

..'dialogue way of out of security threats in region' Godsgift Onyedinefu and John Ayim Security experts have blamed the federal government for the worsening spate of violence and separatist agitations in the South East region which have resulted in wanton deaths and destruction of properties. They bemoaned the tactics employed by the federal

IGP launches ‘operation restore peace’ in South-East

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has on Tuesday flagged off Operation Restore Peace in the Enugu State to contain the rising insecurity in the South-East region. This was coming barely 24 hours after the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Enugu State was attacked and properties

Withdrawal of police attached to governors, other VIPs in South-East may worsen insecurity- FENRAD

Godsgift Onyedinefu Foundation for Environmental Rights Advocacy and Development, FENRAD, a pro-democracy and human rights advocacy  has condemned the recent whithrawal of police units and formations attached to governors, senators and other politcally-exposed persons within the said regions - Southeast and Rivers state in South-south. In a statement jointly signed by

Insecurity: Police Suspend Escorts For Governors, VIPs In South East

The Nigeria Police Force has ordered immediate withdrawal of personnel attached to governors, senators and other public office holders in the South East over nonstop attacks on police officers and formations in the region. This directives came as a result of rising attacks on police operatives on the region. A police wireless

2023: El-Rufai, Umahi Urge South-East to Quit Secessionist Threats

•You can’t addressarginalization by insulting others -Gov Umahi tells secessionist groups Jude Johnson Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has advised the Southeast to actively engage other sections of the country; if it has a serious desire to produce Nigeria’s next president. According to El-Rufai, this was the same tactic adopted by previous

Insecurity: IGP redeploys senior police officers in South East

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police (IGP),  Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered redeployed senior officers in the South East amid the spate of insecurity in the region. In the new redeployment,  the IGP ordered the posting of CP Christopher A. Owolabi as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of

Who is Benefitting from Insecurity in South East?

Ikeddy Isiguzo Only nine months ago, the Zone 13 headquarters of the Nigeria Police was inaugurated with the emphatic pomp that business Prince Arthur Eze throws around his renowned celebrations of emptiness. It was a top trophy for him. Known for stretching situation, it would have been out of place if Prince