Insecurity: Prominent Imo sons, daughters call for truce, set to convoke stakeholders’ summit

The Imo Economic Development Initiative (IEDI), a not-for-profit, non-political think-tank, has decried the state of insecurity in the state, even as it called on all concerned parties to embrace peace. Equally important, the IEDI has expressed his determination to facilitate…

FirstBank says it didn’t close branches in southeast

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has said all its branches in the southeast region of Nigeria are open for business. The lender was responding to news on social media claiming it was closing all its branches in the region over…

Now Your Suffering Continues (NYSC) – Gbubemi Atimomo

…thoughts on the NYSC experience and its relevance or lack thereof in the Nigeria of today Now and again, some debate about the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) pops up on social media like a stubborn boil. The discussion resurfaced…

Mbaka calls for Buhari’s impeachment over rising insecurity

Catholic Priest and spiritual director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has called for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over the rising insecurity in the country. Mbaka stated that it was sad how Buhari could…

Insecurity: Buhari seeks US help, wants AFRICOM relocated to Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appealed to the international community to support Nigeria and the sub-region in tackling growing security challenges to avoid spillovers. President Buhari made the appeal in a virtual meeting with the US Secretary of State, Mr…

Insecurity: LG Vice-Chairmen to convene Nat’l Security Summit (Vanguard)

Determined to tackle the high level of insecurity in the country, the Local Government Vice-Chairmen in the 774 Councils have concluded arrangements to convene a National Security summit with a view to finding a lasting solution to the precarious situation.…

Bakare lashes out at Buhari over insecurity (Guardian)

President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the nation’s insecurity came under severe criticism yesterday. A former vice presidential candidate and Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly Tunde Bakare said the crime situation in Nigeria was a massive indictment of the…

My dear, run o if your partner is insecure? Peju Akande

Days back, Vanguard newspapers detailed the story of how a certain hairdresser, who resides somewhere in Ajangbadi area of Lagos pushed her boyfriend, a Uniben graduate out of the window of their one storey building to his death…because he wanted…

Hey, this is why young people do drugs -Hymar David

Few days ago, news headlines were agog with the story of a young man who tried to commit suicide by jumping into the Lagos lagoon. The pictures that accompanied the headlines showed a youth dripping wet, being dragged by his…

Ozekhome blames goverment for worsening corruption, insecurity (Guardian)

Human rights activist and constitutional lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) has said that past and present administrations of President Muhammadu Buhari were responsible for the country pitiable economic condition and socio-political woes. Besides, Ozekhome, who presented a detailed analysis of how corruption,…

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