“There’s a plot to put NW in total darkness”, Governor El-Rufai reveals.

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Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has revealed that there is a plot by Boko Haram terrorists based in some parts of Kaduna and Niger state to destroy critical electricity infrastructure supplying the North-West Region. El-Rufai made this revelation in a letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari in late July. The statement by the governor is … Read more

FG seeks Google’s support in tackling terrorism

 The Nigerian federal government is seeking collaboration with global Internet giant, Google, in its efforts to curb the activities of terrorists in the country.  What’s Google’s input to be?  The government’s main concern with Google is in the area of information dissemination. Speaking yesterday during a courtesy call on him by a delegation from Google … Read more

Insecurity: Senate Meets with Security Chiefs

The leadership of the Nigerian Senate has met with military chiefs and heads of security and intelligence agencies over the worsening security situation in the country. The closed-door meeting held in Abuja, had in attendance, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, chairmen of the senate security-related committees, chief of Defense Staff, Inspector-General of Police, heads of … Read more

Justice for repentant Boko Haram

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The Permanent Secretary, Borno State Ministry of Local Government and Emirate Affairs, Alhaji Tahiru Shettima, has pledged the Ministry’s full commitment to support the processes that would lead to the successful implementation of the Transitional Justice Project flagged by the National Human Rights Commission, NHCR, with the support of the European Union, EU and the … Read more

Threat of attack: police reassures Lagos residents 

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The Lagos state command of the Nigeria Police Force has urged residents to be calm and not panic over alleged planned attacks on the state.  In a statement by the command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the police assured residents that efforts are being made to stop the potential attackers. In response to intelligence about the … Read more

Threat to abduct government officials is no bluff

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 Nigerians were left shocked on Sunday when kidnappers of the abducted Abuja-Kaduna train passengers, in a video that has since gone viral, threatened to abduct the president and other government personnel. It appears the armed bandits weren’t just bluffing.  How do you mean?  Less than 48 hours after the threat, there was an ambush by … Read more