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Mark Urges Captors to Free Abducted School Girls

Senate President Senator David Mark has described the abduction of female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Borno state as embarrassingly sacrilegious even as he pleaded with their captors to listen to the voices of reason and free the teenagers . Senator Mark in a statement on the incident in Abuja imagined the harrowing experience of the students in the hands of their captors, the m ...

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Uduaghan Proffers Solutions to Terrorism, Violent Crimes

DELTA State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has attributed the current spate of terrorism and rising incidence of violent crimes in the country largely to the problem of youth unemployment. Governor Uduaghan, launching the Delta State Micro Insurance Scheme (DMIS) in Asaba on Wednesday, noted that lack of employment over the years has created a pool of youths who are being recruited for insurgency and other ...

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Arrested Wukari Attackers Have Links With Boko Haram ,Says DHQ

By Danlami Nmodu A group of terrorists operating under the guise of herdsmen from a camp in the outskirt of Wukari have been arrested, while others died after an attack on military check point at Gindin Dorowa, a suburb of Wukari in Taraba State, the Defence Headquarters said on Wednesday. According to a statement by Defence Spokesman, Major General Chris Olukolade, “other members of the group were sighted ...

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Yakasai Group Scolds ACF Over ‘Alliance’ With NEF

By Lawal A. Dogara, Kaduna The Northern Elders Council(NEC) has chided the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF)for allowing itself to be influenced by the Northern Elders forum and appealed to the ACF leadership to remain non-partisan and an all inclusive Northern platform. NEC said ACF in its capacity as the umbrella body of the Northerners is supposed to lead while others follow.NEC led by Alhaji Tanko Yakassai ...

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Amaechi Has Shown Education’s The Way To Go – Ikuru

Rivers State Deputy Governor, Engr. Tele Ikuru, says Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has shown that the best way to check insurgency and fight crime is to promote Education. Engr. Ikuru said this today during the Opening ceremony of the Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014 in Port Harcourt. He noted that the efforts of the State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, to address the security challenge ...

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All Hands Must Be On Deck To End Insurgency – Kwara Gov

(Picture:Ilorin NASFAT Women Leader, Hajia Humuhani Abdulrahman (right) presenting letter of protest against insurgency to Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed during their protest to the Government House, Ilorin while SSG, Alhaji Isiaka Gold (left) and others watch...) Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed has said all hands must be on deck to end the current violent insurgency in the country.He ...

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Maku to Nigerians:Never Succumb to Terrorists or Their Sponsors

The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, says the collective will and commitment of citizens will enable to Nigeria to overcome the menace of terrorism in parts of the country.Mr. Maku said this in Abuja on Tuesday when he received a delegation from the Nigeria Centenary Lapel Pin Project, in his office.He said that the Federal Government through the military had done so much to curtail the attacks on ...

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Conference Sets Up Sub-Committees To Tackle Specific Issues

(Press Release)Committee sessions at the on-going National Conference in Abuja took off in earnest on Tuesday as scheduled. All the 492 delegates have been divided into 20 Standing Committees sitting at two venues. Ten of the Committees are sitting at the National Judicial Institute while the remaining 10 sit at the NICON Luxury Hotel, near the International Conference Centre, Abuja. At the close of busines ...

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DHQ Seeks Understanding Over Traffic Gridlock On Nyanya-Abuja Road

By Danlami Nmodu The Defence Headquarters has appealed for understanding over the traffic gridlock along the Nyanya-Abuja High Way. Director of Defence Information ,Major General Chris Olukolade in a statement on Tuesday acknowledged that the traffic gridlock on Nyanya-Abuja highway as a result of the ongoing checks on vehicles coming into the city centre from that end has expectedly generated reactions and ...

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FG Inaugurates Task Force on Sexual Abuse ,Violence Against Children

The Federal Government of Nigeria has set up a National Joint Task Force for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Violence against Children in Nigeria, In a bid to address the growing cases of violence against children, especially child sexual abuse, rape and abduction of innocent children. Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Zainab Maina, who inaugurated the Committee in Abuja, sai ...

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