11 April 2021
Violence against uniformed men
Barely a month after the publication of a report that at least 497 police officers and men were killed in 554 incidents across the country in eight years, dozens of others have been brutally hacked down…

10 April 2021
Gen. Abdulsalami’s alarm over arms proliferation
“Guns, guns, everywhere! Who is safe in Nigeria anymore?” That was the critical, million-Naira question recently posed by a concerned public affairs analyst…

Insecurity: Why US, others can’t help Nigeria — John Campbell
Former US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr John Campbell, has said if the Federal Government does not address the problem of human rights abuses by the security forces, Nigeria may never receive from the United States and its allies both technical and financial assistance in its fight against insecurity…

8 April 2021
APA News
Press focuses on worsening insecurity in Nigeria, others
The report credited to Nigeria’s former Head of State of the proliferation of all calibre of weapons put at over 6 million in the country and the engagement of Nigerian lawmakers with the United States Department of State on tackling the devastating security situation in the country are some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Thursday…

Daily Post
Kidnapping for ransom in Nigeria: Effects on victims, impact on Nigeria
In the eyes of her citizens and foreigners alike, Nigeria is presently seen as one of the most insecure locations in the world. According to the Global Peace Index, the country currently ranks 148 out of 163 nations with serious defects in security matters…

Guardian Nigeria
Over 6m weapons with civilians, Abdulsalami raises the alarm
Miffed by the worsening insecurity in the country, Nigeria’s former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), yesterday expressed concern over the proliferation of all calibre of weapons in the country, which he estimated at six million…

The New Humanitarian
Nigeria’s unhappy union: How growing insecurity threatens the country’s future
An attack this week on a police headquarters and prison in southeastern Nigeria is the latest example of the country’s fast-deteriorating security situation, which is raising deeper questions about the unity of this fractious regional superpower, political and security analysts warn…

7 April 2021
Premium Times
Groups, activists demand prosecution, removal of CCT chairman
Demand by activists and civil society groups for an independent probe, prosecution, and removal of the chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, for assault, intensified on Tuesday…

6 April 2021
Daily Trust
Saraki, TAPI, Adopt A Goal host dialogue on kidnapping
Nigeria’s former Senate President, Abubakar Saraki, the African Politeia Institute (TAPI) and Adopt A Goal are planning to host a dialogue to find solutions to kidnapping in Nigeria…

Institute for Security Studies
Nigeria’s kidnapping crisis unites the north and south
Schools in north-western Nigeria recently reopened after a months-long shutdown by state governments due to increasing kidnappings. Between December 2020 and March 2021, there were at least five student-related kidnappings in the northern region…

1 April 2021
Guardian Nigeria
Calls for CCT boss Danladi Umar to resign grow over offensive statement
Some Nigerians have described the Code of Conduct tribunal boss Justice Danladi Umar’s physical assault and his subsequent statement as an act of “nepotism” hence calling for his resignation…

Police arrest suspect in assassination attempt on Nigeria’s ex-CBN Governor
Less than 24 hours after a masked gang attacked Charles Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), at a town hall meeting in his native town in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria, Police in the state said they have arrested one suspect in connection with the attack…

New Telegraph
Farmers: Groaning over zero storage facilities
Recently, a research and strategic communications consulting firm, SBM Intel, revealed that about 47 per cent of Nigerian farmers had no access to post-harvest storage facilities in the country, a development with serious economic implication…