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Boko Haram terrorists have now killed 27,000 Nigerians — UN

An estimated 27,000 Nigerians died between 2009 and 2019 in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe, the United Nations has said.

Insecurity: Yoruba forum accuses Buhari of insensitivity

The Yoruba Youth Forum has called on the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, find a lasting solution to the insecurity challenge bedevilling the nation.

Insecurity: Tukur Buratai declares Nigeria safe

Despite evidence that many Nigerians are being killed and kidnapped by gunmen across the nation on a regular basis, the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has insisted that security agencies have successfully tackled the security situation.

Zamfara government suspends emir over banditry

The Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar CIKA Ibrahim and the District Head of Kanoma town, Alhaji Ahmed Lawal have been suspended by Zamfara State government for their alleged involvement in armed banditry activities.

Gunmen kidnap The Nation driver

A driver in Port Harcourt zonal office of the Nation Newspaper, Godknows Longjohn, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

Northern governors meet over insecurity, economy

Governors from the northern part of Nigeria are meeting in Kaduna over insecurity, politics, the economy and other matters.

ASUU threatens strike over insecurity

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Obafemi Awolowo University branch, on Thursday called on the Inspector General of Police and Osun State Police Commissioner to address the rising incidence of kidnapping in the country or risk industrial action by lecturers.

Police employ “new strategy” against insecurity

The Inspector-General of Police Adamu Mohammed has said the Nigerian Police Force would be engaging new tactics in stopping series of kidnapping and rising insecurity in the country.

Senate grills Police IG on insecurity

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has appeared before the Senate in plenary to brief the lawmakers over the spate of kidnappings across Nigeria.

Zamfara: NAF attacks bandits, kill 20

The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) for “Operation DIRAN MIKIYA” has destroyed the camp of a major kingpin, Alhaji Lawal, neutralising up to 20 of his fighters near Rugu Forest in Zamfara.
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