Killings: Monguno briefs Senate in a closed session

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj. Gen. Mohammed Babagana Minguno (rtd), is currently briefing the Senate in a closed session on the proliferation of dangerous firearms, spate of killings by terrorists and kidnapping by hoodlums across the country. The Senate had earlier invited the heads of security and some paramilitary agencies following a motion sponsored by Senator Suleiman Hunkunyi on the above subject matter, which was adopted by the Red Chamber three weeks ago. Those invited to brief the Chamber were: the National Security Adviser, Chief of Defence Staff, Inspector-General…

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Ortom blames Buhari, NSA, IGP

•Alleges President, others ignored warnings of attack •Says Lalong lied, was used to blackmail him   The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, yesterday, revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, and Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, deliberately ignored his warnings of planned attack on Logo and Guma communities in Benue by herdsmen. Making the shocking revelations in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, while meeting with the Senate Adhoc Committee on Security Infrastructure, led by the Senate Majority Leader, Senator…

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Osinbajo, CDS, NSA, others meet over maritime security

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday met with some top security Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Our correspondent gathered that the meeting was to review a memorandum for maritime security in the country. The memorandum is expected to be presented to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting for consideration and approval on tomorrow. Those present at the meeting included the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gabriel Olonishaki and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno. Others included the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.…

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