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Breaking: FG to proscribe Almajiri system

—Banditry now treat to national security–NSS
—Says $1bn Approved Excess Crude Account was for military only
—As IGP says security situation has stabilized

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

ABUJA – THE National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno Thursday said that the Federal Government will proscribed the Almajiri system and other groups that have become a problem to the society.

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President Buhari, Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. TY Buratai, Minister of Defence Monsur Dan Ali and General Officer Commanding 7th Division Maj. Gen. Olabanji as he attends the Grand Finale of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration in Monguno Borno State on 6th July 2018 (FILE)

This is as the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu has said that the security situation in the country has stabilized.

Briefing State House Correspondents after the National Economic Council, NEC, meeting presided over by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, at Presidential Villa, Abuja, the NSA said that the $1 billion approved in 2017 by NEC from the Excess Crude Account for security was earmarked for the military.

Though, Chairman of the Nigeria Governors, NGF and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi had while briefing journalists earlier this month said that the $1 billion which even raised dust among the governors had been expended.

However, the NSA said the $1billion was earmarked for the military and that he was not aware whether the money had been released spent on security.

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