Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tag "security agencies"

    Anti-Buhari coalition raises the alarm over ‘plot to remove Saraki, Dogara violently’

Anti-Buhari coalition raises the alarm over ‘plot to remove Saraki, Dogara violently’

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says some security agencies are working to provide cover for lawmakers who want a change of leadership at the national assembly.CUPP is the umbrella body of the parties that formed an alliance with the target of defeating Buhari in 2019.In a statement on Tuesday, Ikenga Ugochinyere, CUPP spokesman, said in a bid [...]

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    NSA: Security agencies will be held responsible for infractions during elections

NSA: Security agencies will be held responsible for infractions during elections

Babagana Monguno, national security adviser (NSA), says security agencies would be held responsible for any infraction committed during the general election.Monguno said this during a meeting with security chiefs in Abuja on Tuesday.He said forthcoming elections have to be conducted in a way that will portray Nigeria in a positive light, adding that excuses will not be tolerated for misdemeanor in the [...]

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    Nigerians losing confidence in security agencies, says Dogara

Nigerians losing confidence in security agencies, says Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says Nigerians are “fast losing confidence” in the nation's security system.He said this on Tuesday while reacting to the killings in various parts of the country, the most recent being in Plateau.Hundreds have been killed in crisis situations like clashes between herdsmen and farmers as well as attacks by suspected herders.Delivering a [...]

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    Soldiers storm Badagry in search of militants

Soldiers storm Badagry in search of militants

Security has been intensified in the Badagry area of Lagos state over reports that militants fled to the area due to the aerial bombardment of their camps by the air force.Security agencies have  also been deployed in strategic areas, even as an Operation Mesa (OP MESA) van with eight soldiers was stationed at the Badagry roundabout carrying out surveillance.One of the [...]

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    Military plans joint operation against herdsmen

Military plans joint operation against herdsmen

The military and other security agencies will prioritise the growing attacks carried out by Fulani herdsmen and respond to it with a "joint operation" as has happened with insurgency.Rabe Abubakar, the acting director, defence information, said this according to a Punch report on Thursday. “The current resurgence of this issue of herdsmen is something which must be given a priority now that there [...]

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