Beware, con artists are on the prowl – Peju Akande

Every day I get inundàted by security alerts forwarded to me on Whatsapp, warning of the new ways robbers are devising to rob people. There are security alerts on kidnappings and even Boko Haram. These alerts are forgetting to warn…

Gunmen kidnap dozens of villagers in Northwestern Nigeria

Gunmen abducted at least 60 people in northwestern Nigeria after riding motorbikes into five villages and firing sporadically into the air, a police official and several residents said Saturday. Nigeria is battling an increase in armed robberies and kidnappings for…

Kidnapping: Be vigilant, Lekki alerts residents, calls for Okada ban

As the security situation in the country worsens with rising cases of kidnappings and killings, the Lekki Estates Residents and Stakeholders Association has alerted residents of the area to be vigilant as they go about their lawful activities. LERSA, which…

Insecurity: Police mount 24hr surveillance on Lagos schools, farms

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday, disclosed that policemen have been deployed to carry out 24 hours surveillance on schools and farms, to avert kidnappings and banditry in Lagos State. The Police boss, however, lamented that…

Kidnappings: Civil servants cut travel to home towns (DailyTrust)

Following the upsurge in cases of kidnapping and killings by armed men within the last one month across some rural communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), some civil servants working in the city and area councils’ headquarters have cut…

Atiku shares his views on Managing Security and Crises (#Time2Atikulate series)

Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria is a nation in crisis. According to the PDP presidential frontrunner, our country is beset with myriad problems: inequality, ethno-religious frictions, and disputes over land and resources have eroded social cohesion, undermining democratic consolidation and threatening…

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