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Banditry: Zamfara Govt Asks Residents To Take Up Arms

The Zamfara State government has asked residents to arm themselves against bandits. Decrying the high level of attacks in the state, Zamfara authorities directed the Commissioner of Police to issue gun licence to those eligible to bears arms. The government said it is ready to facilitate securing of basic weapons for the people, especially farmers, […]

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Akeredolu orders compulsory installation of CCTV in public places

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has signed an Executive Order for the compulsory installation and use of Close Circuit Television devices in all public and private institutions in the state. This was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Richard Olatunde, on Saturday. According to the statement, the […]

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Owo massacre: South-West govs to rejig security, lawmakers demand attackers’ arrest

State governors from the South-West on Tuesday promised to rejig the security architecture of the region to forestall a recurrence of the June 5 terrorists attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, which left at least 40 persons dead. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State disclosed this in a statement by his […]

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Army Enlists 5,800 Soldiers To Curb Insecurity

The Nigerian Army has enlisted 5,800 soldiers in its efforts to tackle the security challenges bedevilling the country. The personnel are members of the 82 Regular Recruit intake who passed out at the Depot, Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State on Saturday. Speaking during the passing out parade, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Faruk […]

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Northern Governors Meet Tinubu As Search For Running Mate Intensifies

At least 11 northern governors met with Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Thursday. The meeting held amid the search for Tinubu’s running mate in the 2023 presidential election. Being a Southerner, Tinubu’s running mate is expected to come from the north. On Wednesday, Bayo Onanuga, spokesman […]

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