Banditry: Buhari Orders Major Military Operations In Niger
President Muhammadu Buhari as Commander-in-Chief of the nation’s armed forces has set the ball rolling for a major military operation in Niger State,
In a directive to the Defence Headquarters a few days ago, the President asked the military to respond robustly to the cases of killings and kidnappings in the State and to give effect to the strategic objectives through the use of force.In his message to the government and people of Niger State, President Buhari in a statement by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said: “I would like to express sincere sympathies to the government and people of the State following recent security incidents.”Read more: LEADERSHIP NEWS »
The General just woke from his slumber and gave order that will not be obeyed. The Failure himself Like?
Banditry: Our Farmers Cannot Harvest Crops – Niger GovernorNiger State Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has raised the alarm over activities of bandits who are preventing farmers from harvesting their crops, Too bad Who own the rice Piramid in Abuja, na sand dey inside ? Or they come from Niger 🇳🇪 Account for the huge security votes you pocket and stop crying foul because of your ineptitude.
Blocking arms supply from Niger Republic will tackle Zamfara insecurity – Rep“If we can get the Niger Republic to block all access to all entry points, then what the bandits have will definitely depreciate, and naturally, the fight will cease.” Is it the duty of Niger Republic to block all access or for Buhari and the North to block northern borders. Nigeria's porous borders will always be its biggest security nightmare. We actually need that border wall more than Trump wanted it for the US. This should be priority number one for any government in Nigeria. 1. this is almost impossible. It's like saying if we can get the police to be on every road in the country then we can curb crime. Niger Republic has about 7 or 8 border posts; and she shares 5 border posts with Nigeria out of the 7 or 8 border posts.
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Niger governor: We can't allow bandits continue with massacre... it's time for full-scale war | TheCableAbubakar Bello, governor of Niger, says it is time for a “full-fledged war” to be declared against bandits since they have been proscribed as terrorists. Bello said this on Friday, It is now they are waking up because election is around the corner. Citizens have been crying for full war on bandits before now but all their cries fell on their deaf ears but now that election is close, they want war. 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄 🥱
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Pictorial: Buhari, Osinbajo, others attend 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day in AbujaThe President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Saturday, attended the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Abuja. The clone is honouring the fallen heros. 2023Elections ArmyDay2022
which has faced continued attacks on its communities by bandits and remnants of Boko Haram terrorists fleeing theaters of war in the Northwestern and Northeastern parts of the country.saying it would further worsen food insecurity, even as he called for a full war against bandits.Sat, 15 Jan 2022 07:32:37 GMT T he member representing Gummi/Bukkuyum federal constituency of Zamfara State, Suleiman Abubakar Gumi, has said that blocking the supply of arms and ammunition from the Niger Republic will go a long way in tackling the rising menace of banditry in his state.We’ll complete more abandoned projects in Niger Delta – NDDC According to them, the N1 trillion damages was for the violation of their rights in amending and “using the expired military decreed constitution as an instrument to suppress, oppress, dominate, re-colonise” and seize the natural resources of the applicants and their protected rights under the African and UN charter to own and use their properties and natural resources as also enshrined in the 1963 constitution providing for 50 percent royalties paid for the regions.
In a directive to the Defence Headquarters a few days ago, the President asked the military to respond robustly to the cases of killings and kidnappings in the State and to give effect to the strategic objectives through the use of force. In his message to the government and people of Niger State, President Buhari in a statement by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said: “I would like to express sincere sympathies to the government and people of the State following recent security incidents. Governor Bello who condemned the attacks in the state said the bandits were fleeing to the state from the ongoing onslaught by security agencies in the neighbouring states and were getting disparate to target innocent farmers.” The President reiterated that security is a responsibility of every member of the community, adding that only through solidarity and cooperation with law enforcement agencies can we defeat the problems finally.” He said Governor Bello Matawalle recently went to the Niger Republic as part of a strategy to cut the supply of arms and ammunition into the state to tackle banditry, adding that Niger remains the main route for weapons proliferation. ADVERTISEMENT “The Federal Government is willing to strengthen support and cooperation with all the states. ADVERTISEMENT “It is now time that a full-fledged war be declared on these unscrupulous elements since they have been proscribed as terrorists. I believe that with the full cooperation of the citizens, we will surely overcome this problem,” stated the President. 1, 140 of the 1963 Republican constitution of Nigeria, Article, 13, 14, 20 & 21 of the African Charter on Peoples and human rights and Enforcement Act CAP A.
ADVERTISEMENT .” He called for a coordinated and simultaneous attack on the terrorists by security agents in the affected states, maintaining that it would go a long way in mitigating the situation. He said there was the need for the federal government and the Nigerian army to take a holistic approach in addressing the menace of banditry, adding, “You cannot focus your attention on Zamfara when Sokoto and Kebbi are open.