INSURGENCY: The Security Questions

As the debate regarding whether or not to extend the ‘state of emergency’ imposed on the three terror infested states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States goes on following its scheduled end in May, two, dastardly acts of devilish intents recently threw the nation into a quagmire. These were the Nyanya Motor Park bombing on…

American Security Expert: Nigeria Under Siege: Al-Qaeda, Al-Shabab backing Boko Haram terrorists

A forensic criminologist and security co-ordinator at the American University of Nigeria, Dr. Lionel Von Frederck Rawlins has disclosed that Al-Qaeda and Al-Shabab terrorist organisations operating in the Islamic Maghreb and Arabian peninsula have been helping members of Boko Haram carry out their operations in Nigeria. Rawlins, a US marine, who has worked in Europe,…

Clueless President Jonathan vows to stop terror attacks

In spite of the evil machinations of terrorists, criminals and their collaborators, our administration remains ardently focused on efforts to successfully execute the Federal Government’s Agenda for National Transformation and achieve sustained development.” With these words, President Goodluck Jonathan sued for peace as Christians celebrate Easter today.Many governors and leaders in the country echoed his…

Angry youth sack Anambra monarch

The annual Afia Olu festival turned bloody yesterday in Oko, Orumba North local government area of Anambra State. One of the soldiers, allegedly invited by the paramount ruler of the community, Prof Laz Ekwueme, to stop youth from observing the festival killed a masquerade. It was gathered that the paramount ruler had ordered no masquerade…

N76bn Abuja CCTV destroyed, stolen

Two years after the completion of a $470m   (N76.bn) National Public Security Communications    System Project in Abuja, most of the installed 1,000 cameras for the Closed-Circuit Television in the city have either been vandalised or stolen, investigation by Saturday PUNCH has revealed. Checks showed that the solar panels and batteries of the CCTV had been…

Gunmen kill vigilante chair in Delta

SUSPECTED gunmen, yesterday, shot dead the Chairman of Udu Central vigilance group, Mr. Prosper Erhinyoja, at a beer parlour, along the Delta Steel Company, DSC, Road  in Ovwian town, Udu Local Government of Delta State. Saturday Vanguard gathered that hoodlums in Udu were not happy with the battle the deceased waged against hoodlums in the …