I'll end terrorism within 6 months
The Rivers state governor; Nyesom Wike yesterday in Abeokuta during his nationwide consultation said he will end banditry in six months if elected President of Nigeria in the 2023 general election.
Mr Wike, a presidential hopeful on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), made the declaration in a press statement issued by Kelvin Ebiri, his Special Adviser on Media in Port Harcourt.
Speaking in a meeting at Abeokuta to the party delegates from Ogun, Mr Wike vowed to stamp out banditry in the first six months of his presidency.
He assured that his administration will provide the logistics and gadgets necessary for the security agencies to end banditry if elected president.
Mr Wike said he will prioritise the protection of lives and properties of every Nigerian.
Tinubu seeks UN support in fight against terrorism
Given that terrorism has a negative impact on international peace, causes human displacement, and contributes to rising levels of poverty, President Bola Tinubu has asked the UN for assistance in Nigeria's fight against terrorism.He made the appeal at an audience with the Under-Secretary General of the United Nations Office on Counter-Terrorism, Mr Vladimir Voronkov, at the State House on Thursday.The president noted that terrorism had consistently reversed the gain...
Terrorism: Government is headquarters of Boko Haram – SDP Presidential candidate, Adebayo Adewole
The Social Democratic Party's (SDP) Adewole Adebayo, who is running for president, has said that the military and the government itself are fighting terrorism in Nigeria.Adebayo mentioned that the government and the Boko Haram terrorists share the same headquarters during his appearance on Channels Television's Politics Today on Wednesday night.The presidential candidate claimed that because those in the government were beneficiaries and were making money off of the...
BBC may air more video on terrorism as Nigerian govt targets media
The Federal Government of Nigeria's apparent attempt to stifle the media has not perturbed the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).Trust TV and other television networks.Nigeria's Banditry: The Inside Story received a N5 million fine from the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for the program.The remaining three are worth N5 million each: Telcom Satellite Limited (TSTV), NTA-Startimes Limited, and Multichoice Nigeria Limited (owners of DSTV).The NBC informed...
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