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FG handling insurgency, banditry with kid gloves — Senator Okon

FG handling insurgency, banditry with kid gloves — Senator Okon

PIONEER National publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Anietie Okon has expressed concern that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is handling insurgency and banditry in the northeast and north-west with kid gloves.

Yahaya Bello to Nigerian youths: Stop criminality, go into farming if you’ve nothing to do

Yahaya Bello to Nigerian youths: Stop criminality, go into farming if you’ve nothing to do

By Arogbonlo Israel Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has cautioned Nigerian youths to desist from any form of criminality, advising them to venture into farming rather than perpetrating evil in the name of banditry, kidnapping and other insecurity issues bedevilling the growth and development of the country. He gave this advice during Channels TV at […]

Like Obasanjo to OPC, Buhari orders shoot-on-sight on anyone with AK47 in bushes

Like Obasanjo to OPC, Buhari orders shoot-on-sight on anyone with AK47 in bushes

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that anyone found wielding an AK47 assault rifle be shoot at sight, a development many have compared to a similar order given by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo during his tenure (1999-2003) as president, against the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, members. Obasanjo’s order against the OPC was necessitated as a […]

Insecurity: Banditry designed to destroy Nigeria — Govs

Insecurity: Banditry designed to destroy Nigeria — Govs

…Herdsmen, farmers now carry AK-47, Northern govs lament …Say farmer/herder crisis would have been averted if livestock plan was implemented …PDP intervenes in Ortom/Mohammed’s rift over herdsmen bearing AK-47 rifles By Wole Mosadomi & Mary Therese-Nanlong The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, said yesterday that there was no other term to describe acts of banditry and […]