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11 Jun 2021
Lawmaker Francis Ottoh Agbo took a on-the-canisters-assessment tour of communities invaded by the militants where about 130 persons were killed.
15 Mar 2021
In an exclusive interview with GuardianTV, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, discussed, amongst other issues, the state of insecurity in the country and comments credited to some northern leaders, particularly Sheikh Gumi and Sen. Ahmed Lawan on insecurity in parts of the country. ⁣ ⁣ He also explained what he meant by “a centre that no longer exists.”⁣⁣ ⁣⁣
9 Mar 2021
In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, discussed the country’s state of literature, religious practices, commercialization of arts and culture.
9 Mar 2021
In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, discussed the country’s state of literature, religious practices, commercialization of arts and culture.
7 Mar 2021
In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, discussed the country’s convoluted political structure, social upheavals, and menace of banditry, criminality, and the absence of governance at the centre.
7 Mar 2021
In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, discussed the country’s convoluted political structure, Nigeria's restructuring, regional autonomy, and President Muhammadu Buhari's quietness and what looks like the absence of governance at the centre.
5 Mar 2021
Why should mechanisms be invoked to "examine if President Muhammadu Buhari is really capable of governing☹️"? ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Pick a copy of The Guardian this Sunday, as Wole Soyinka explains why he has doubts over Buhari’s ability to end the security challenges in the northern part of Africa's most populous nation.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ It is a Guardian newspaper exclusive!⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣
3 Mar 2021
Zamfara abduction: We have all it takes to tackle banditry, kidnapping - President Buhari
11 Feb 2021
Governor Obaseki Seeks an end to banditry
8 Feb 2021
What I saw in Zamfara is insurgency not banditry - Sheik Gumi
5 Dec 2020
UK Govt support efforts to fight banditry, kidnapping in Kaduna, Plateau States
4 Dec 2020
The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, said end to banditry and insurgency was near, drawing inspiration from enhanced kinetic and non-kinetic operations of the military. Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, who exuded confidence during the weekly briefing of defence correspondents in Abuja, noted that the military had plugged the recruitment of insurgents by the Boko Haram sect in the North East geo-political zone.

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