Tag "Babagana Monguno"

    We’ll ban Almajiri system of education, says FG

We’ll ban Almajiri system of education, says FG

The federal government is considering proscribing the Al-majiri system of education in order to tackle insecurity.Babagana Monguno, national security adviser, who disclosed this at the end of the national executive council meeting in Abuja, said the ban is to ensure that no child is deprived of basic education.Almajiri is a system of Islamic education practiced in northern Nigeria. Almajiri was [...]

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    FACT CHECK: Did DSS find $2bn and gold bars in Adoke’s house?

FACT CHECK: Did DSS find $2bn and gold bars in Adoke’s house?

THE CLAIM: Various news websites recently reported that Adamu Yusuf, a retired brigadier general, tipped off the federal government in 2015 on $2 billion looted funds and gold bars allegedly stashed in the Abuja home of Mohammed Bello Adoke, former minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation. The money and gold were said to have been recovered by the Department [...]

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    NSA says politicians are working to disrupt elections

NSA says politicians are working to disrupt elections

Babagana Monguno, national security adviser (NSA), says politicians who are afraid of losing the forthcoming elections are planning to disrupt the polls.The NSA said this at a meeting with the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) in Abuja on Tuesday.Monguno said security forces are ready to deal with anybody who attempts to engage in any act that could destabilise the exercise, while [...]

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    Reps want NSA, DSS to probe importation of illegal firearms

Reps want NSA, DSS to probe importation of illegal firearms

The house of  representatives has called on the president to direct Babagana Monguno, national security adviser (NSA); Lawal Daura, director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other heads of security agencies to investigate the importation of illegal firearms into the country.The lower legislative chamber also mandated committees on national security and intelligence, customs and excise, and police affairs to [...]

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    FG asks Avengers for dialogue, considers halting military operations

FG asks Avengers for dialogue, considers halting military operations

Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, has called on militants in the Niger Delta region to sheathe their sword and embrace dialogue with government.Kachikwu made the appeal while briefing reporters in Abuja on Monday.“My first appeal will be to my brothers who are engaged in these acts of protest to sheath their sword and daggers and come back [...]

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    DSS and citizen Saheed Eyitayo

DSS and citizen Saheed Eyitayo

While we all keep our eyes on petrol pumps following last week’s fuel price hike, another evil is stalking the land without getting the critical attention it deserves. The Department of State Services (DSS) also known as State Security Service (SSS) has been baring its fangs and throwing its weight around without anybody calling the agency to order.By the way [...]

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    NSA Monguno sacks ‘directors loyal to Dasuki’

NSA Monguno sacks ‘directors loyal to Dasuki’

Babagana Monguno, national security adviser (pictured, right), has sacked from his office, 12 directors reportedly loyal to Sambo Dasuki, the former NSA.An official who works in the office of the NSA confirmed the development to TheCable.He revealed that the directors were from the departments of behavioural analysis, policy and strategy,  internal security, defence affairs, communication, economic intelligence, special duties and [...]

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    Service chiefs in Borno to re-assess military operation

Service chiefs in Borno to re-assess military operation

The newly-decorated service chiefs visited Borno, the state worst-hit by insurgency, on Friday, to re-assess the ongoing military operation in the north-east.  The officers, who were directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to curb the activities of Boko Haram insurgents within three months, were led by Babagana Monguno, the national security adviser.Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff; Sadique Abubakar, chief of [...]

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