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Taraba: Taming A Fresh Hotbed Of Terrorism

Taraba State may be turning into another fertile ground for terrorists’ activities following the mass influx of fleeing bandits from Zamfara State in the wake of the perceived current clampdown on the group by security forces since its being pronounced

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FG Formally Declares Bandits’ Terrorists

Releases gazette, says criminal gangs threaten corporate existence Warns against violating provisions of Anti Terrorism Act 2011 Buhari rules out political solution on Nnamdi Kanu State police not possible under my govt – President Abdullateef Bamgbose, Abuja Sequel to a

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Declare State Of Emergency In Sokoto, Others – Tambuwal

ibrahim goronyo, sokoto Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a full-scale state of emergency on all areas in Sokoto and other northern states where terrorists have claimed territories. This, according to him, is

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Banditry Or Terrorism? Law And The Language Of Politics (II)

Jerry ‘Obans’ Obanyero The Act, particularly Section 1(2)(a)-(h), defines a terrorist as a person or body corporate who knowingly within and outside Nigeria directly and indirectly does, attempts, threatens acts of terrorism, participates or facilitates, assists, incites or promises act

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Banditry Or Terrorism? Law And The Language Of Politics

There has been a raging debate in several fora as to the appropriate designation or labelling, so to say, for armed robbers and kidnappers who have mercilessly and with temerity been incessantly launching attacks on a number of states in

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Unnamed Sponsors Of Terrorism

Not a few Nigerians have expressed concern over the decision of the Federal Government, FG, not to name the alleged sponsors of terrorism. Last week, the FG had revealed that it was not interested in naming alleged sponsors of terrorism.

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How Global Politics Hampers FGs Fight Against Insecurity

….as stakeholders checkmate preponderance of crimes Ibrahim Goronyo, Sokoto Concerted efforts by the Federal Government and numerous stakeholders in the  country to checkmate the preponderance of crimes and criminalities across the  country have been thwarted in some ways by the

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Prominent Nigerians To Face Trial For Terrorism Financing – FG

The Federal Government says some prominent businessmen and organisations will soon be prosecuted for alleged offences relating to terrorism financing in the country. Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, revealed this when he fielded questions from State House

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Post-Election Crisis, Deby’s Death: Implications For War On Terrorism

BY AMEH GEORGE The death of Chadian President Idriss Deby, Monday, April 19, has heightened concerns about how Nigeria especially, and its neighbouring countries around the Sahel region of West Africa will henceforth confront the protracted war on terrorism. Deby,

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Terrorism: New Nigerien President’s Promises And Implications

Ameh George The new Nigerien President, Mohamed Bazoum has since taken the oath of office after he was declared winner of the run-off presidential election which took place in February. The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Mahatma Gandhi conference

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