Group Reveals Why Top Politicians, Traditional Rulers Fuel Insecurity in Zamfara

Citizens’ Rights Crusade Network, CRCN, on Sunday identified political players and public office holders as masterminds of the rising cases of banditry, kidnapping and killings ravaging Zamfara State. The group specifically alerted Nigerians that politicians benefiting from illegal gold mining in Zamfara were the ones sponsoring the endless unrest in the area. CRCN, therefore, called … Continue reading Group Reveals Why Top Politicians, Traditional Rulers Fuel Insecurity in Zamfara

Festivals Of Christian Deaths In Nigeria: 100 Killed In April And 750-800 In Four Months Of 2019 – Intersociety

Festivals of Christian deaths have enveloped Nigeria leading to rampancy of burial ‘carnivals’ on weekly basis across the country especially in North-central and Northeast Regions and Southern Kaduna part of the Northwest Region. In the latest round of anti Christian butcheries by Fulani Islamic militias of the Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, … Continue reading Festivals Of Christian Deaths In Nigeria: 100 Killed In April And 750-800 In Four Months Of 2019 – Intersociety

Call for Dasuki, El- Zakzakky’s release, another betrayal of Jesus Christ – Christians reply CAN President

The Concerned Christian Forum of Nigeria has faulted the recent call by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) for the release of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria and Sambo Dasuki, embattled former National Security Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan from detention. CCFN described the statement attributed to the CAN President as … Continue reading Call for Dasuki, El- Zakzakky’s release, another betrayal of Jesus Christ – Christians reply CAN President

Damaturu: And Boko Haram Wept

By Okanga Agila Somewhere, within Damaturu, Yobe state, Maisandari, a suburb of the state capital, sitting on the eastern flank of Damaturu, some natives in the environs spotted strange visitors. Insurgents were already set out to unleash a horrendous attack on a defenceless population. The locals sighted unusual racing Hilux vans in a convoy on … Continue reading Damaturu: And Boko Haram Wept

Don’t Dare The Strength of Nigerian Army, Yoruba Monarch Cautions IPOB

A traditional ruler in Osun has called on a group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kula threatening to cause crisis in the eastern party of the country to desist from daring the strength of the Nigerian Army as the general elections for 2019 get closer.   This was disclosed during a … Continue reading Don’t Dare The Strength of Nigerian Army, Yoruba Monarch Cautions IPOB

Boko Haram: Amnesty International lied on Rann attack as CSOs laud military over peace in north-east

The Coalition on Conflict Resolution and Human Rights in Nigeria has described as false recent report in the media credited to Amnesty International that over 60 persons were killed in Rann area of Borno State by members of the Boko Haram insurgents. Amnesty International had in a statement claimed that at least 60 people were … Continue reading Boko Haram: Amnesty International lied on Rann attack as CSOs laud military over peace in north-east

How Nigerian Military Decisively Tackled Herdsmen/Farmers Crises – Former Senate President tells British Parliament

The President of the Senate in the Third Republic, Senator Ameh Ebute, has revealed how the Nigerian military has been able to tackle the lingering crisis between herders and farmers in the country. Ebute specifically noted that military has been able to curtail the nagging crises between the two groups. Speaking at a Roundtable with … Continue reading How Nigerian Military Decisively Tackled Herdsmen/Farmers Crises – Former Senate President tells British Parliament

Army/Daily Trust face-off: Nigerian media urged to uphold national interest

A Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Good Governance and Change Initiative has reacted to the recent face-off between Daily Trust Newspaper and the Nigerian Army over a report published by the media outfit.   Daily Trust had published a story about the army preparing to take over Baga, Borno State from Boko Haram, a … Continue reading Army/Daily Trust face-off: Nigerian media urged to uphold national interest

Welcoming Operation Python Dance

By Eza Idibia   The nationwide Operation Python Dance is the military exercise by the Nigerian Army to provide additional support for the police and other security agencies for the period covering the 2019 general elections.   Incidentally, Operation Python Dance has its own track record, similar exercises, although confined to the south-east geo-political zone, … Continue reading Welcoming Operation Python Dance

Boko Haram: No Nigerian Territory Under Insurgents’ Control- Investigation

No Nigerian territory is currently under the control of the violent Islamic sect, otherwise known as Boko Haram, latest report has shown.   The Centre for Conflict Resolution and Management made the revelation in a report released on Wednesday.   The centre made this disclosure after an on-the-spot assessment of Baga Town Kukuwa LGA of … Continue reading Boko Haram: No Nigerian Territory Under Insurgents’ Control- Investigation

Boko Haram: US agency warns Nigeria of ‘political terrorists’

The Universal Watch Network has alerted Nigerians to be wary of a recently-launched ‘Terrorists Politically-aided Propaganda’ (TP2), which is meant to advance the cause of the terrorists that have been disturbing the peace of Nigeria. The United State-based agency claimed the propaganda first surfaced as a report by Washington-based group, International Strategic Studies Association (ISSA) … Continue reading Boko Haram: US agency warns Nigeria of ‘political terrorists’

Report Gives Details of How Buhari Administration gained control of Boko Haram Phenomena since 2015

The sustained efforts of the Armed Forces of Nigeria and as well as the political will exhibited by the President Muhammadu Buhari upon the assumption of office in 2015 was primarily responsible for the inroads the Nigeria military attained in the fight against Boko Haram in Nigeria. This was contained in a report by the … Continue reading Report Gives Details of How Buhari Administration gained control of Boko Haram Phenomena since 2015

Boko Haram: Time To Prove, The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword By Okanga Agila

Globally, two facets of terrorism have been identified. There is the field combats and; its latest variation, the cyberspace terrorism. In the latter category, terrorists or their hirelings/agents are engaged for active propaganda to promote their atrocious acts. And as it is known with information, it is a potent weapon in fighting any cause. Most … Continue reading Boko Haram: Time To Prove, The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword By Okanga Agila

North East residents hail military over war against insurgency

Residents of the north-east have continued to praise the gallantry of the Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram over their efforts to keep the country safe. Speaking on behalf of the people, a civil society organization, the North East Coalition against Terrorism (NECAT) has commended the gallantry of the military in the fight against terrorism in … Continue reading North East residents hail military over war against insurgency

Abuja Three Years Without Bombs And Still Counting

By Lilian Nwachukwu I sat in anxiety as the yuletide season approached us. Thoughts ran riots in my head. I played out many scenarios as regards the likelihood of a disruption of the festive season by men of the underworld, as in times past. I refreshed my memory to the bomb blasts the rocked previous … Continue reading Abuja Three Years Without Bombs And Still Counting

Sponsors of Zamfara killings will be exposed – Bishop Fomson

Foremost clergyman, Bishop Musa Fomson has prophesied that the politicians behind Zamfara killings will be exposed in a matter of weeks. In his message released ahead of the New Year, Bishop Fomson, warned that the only thing that will save the people behind Zamfara killings from disgrace is if they repent of their dark ways … Continue reading Sponsors of Zamfara killings will be exposed – Bishop Fomson

Understanding Why Boko Haram Urgently Needs A Territory

Understanding Why Boko Haram Urgently Needs A Territory By Karen Goulding Notorious terrorist group, Boko Haram (Jamā'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da'wah wa'l-Jihād) has ramped up its suicidal attacks. Suicidal in this context should not be missed up with suicide bombing in which person borne improvised explosive devices are detonated, killing the bearer and anyone unfortunate enough … Continue reading Understanding Why Boko Haram Urgently Needs A Territory

Insurgency: Court Asked To Stop Disclosure of Security Spendings To Public

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has been asked to refuse the request to make available to the public details of security spendings in the war against insurgency in Nigeria. According to the suit filed by a lawyer, Mr. Osaze Agbonifo, releasing security spending to the public will breach the provision of Freedom of … Continue reading Insurgency: Court Asked To Stop Disclosure of Security Spendings To Public

Proscribe IMN or Face Court Action, Rights Group Tells AGF

A Pro-Democracy and Civil Rights group in Nigeria, Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN) has threatened court action, if the Attoney-General of the Federation and Minister ofJustice, Abubakar Malami fails to proscibe and declare as a terrorist organization,  the Islamic Movement (IMN) within 72 hours. The rights group, in a letter to the AGF,  signed by … Continue reading Proscribe IMN or Face Court Action, Rights Group Tells AGF

Group Accuses TY Danjuma, Ishaku of Instigation Armed Conflict In Taraba

Following his declaration, urging Nigerians to take up arms and defend themselves against those he described as bandits who have been carrying out what some regard as ethnic cleansing, a socio-political group, Middle Belt Conscience Guard has accused the former Chief of Army Staff, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) of fuelling armed conflicts in Taraba State … Continue reading Group Accuses TY Danjuma, Ishaku of Instigation Armed Conflict In Taraba