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FG’s planned N2.8bn loan

Again, the Federal Government is set to take a new loan valued at $2.8billion. This concessionary loan meant to partly fund the 2020 budget is apart from the $29.96billion the government plans to borrow to finance infrastructure and the…

The cultist SUG president

IT sounded like a gory scene from a play, but it was no fiction. Men of the Ogun State police command on Sunday actually arrested the president of the Student Union Government of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, Adegboye…

IGP’s wrong conception of community policing

While announcing the commencement of the recruitment of personnel for community policing across the country last week, the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, took the wind out of the sails of expectant citizens. He said that…

The intercepted $8 million

While many Nigerians were still smarting from the stunning but objective assessment by Transparency International (TI) of the state of corruption in the country, the news broke of the interception and confiscation of about $8 million cash…

IGP’s challenge to governors on insecurity

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, on Wednesday,  blamed the rising crime rate in the country on state and local governments, calling on all and sundry to partner with the law enforcement agencies to curb the menace.…

Still on worsening insecurity

Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari posited that security agencies in the country were capable of winning the war against Boko Haram terrorism. He said that with the 30-month civil war experience of the Nigerian military, it was capable of…

Nigeria’s alarming security situation

Last week’s call by members of the National Assembly for President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the four service chiefs of their duties is a high-water mark in continued public frustration at the worsening security situation in the country.…