Insecurity: Buhari Gives Final Warning to Military Over Boko Haram, ISWAP, Others

Insecurity: Buhari Gives Final Warning to Military Over Boko Haram, ISWAP, Others

  • Security forces across the country have been urged to ensure the elimination of terrorists on Nigeria's soil
  • The directive was given to all the forces of the Nigerian Military and other security agencies by President Muhammadu Buhari
  • According to the president, it is important for the country that the security personnel do not relent in their effort to fight insurgency

Following the continued attacks and activities of terrorists and bandits in various parts of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the military and other security agencies to eliminate the insurgents.

Channels Television reports that the president gave the directive at an event to mark World Humanitarian Day in Maiduguri, Borno state.

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Buhari has urged the security operatives to smoke out terrorists from their hideouts. Photo: Nigerian Presidency
Source: Twitter

He noted the personnel of Operation Lafiya Dole and other security agencies are much appreciated in the effort to end terrorism in Nigeria.

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Further commending the professionalism exhibited by the security personnel, President Buhari said urged them not to relent in their efforts

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He said:

"Continue to take the fight to their hideouts, and ensure they are completely eliminated.
”I also implore you to ensure adequate security for farmers in their farming activities. Agricultural activities are most needed for settlement and development of the rural areas and this can only be achieved if the farmers are sure of their safety.”

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Nigerians across the board had been cautioned against any action that could lead to another civil war in the country.

The call was made by President Muhammadu Buhari during a courtesy call by ex-chairmen of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC).

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The president said that leaders must continue to work toward maintaining the nation's oneness and unity.

Amid constant power outage, 3 countries owe Nigeria N5.8bn electricity debt for 2020, report says

A new report had shown that three countries - the Republic of Niger, the Republic of Benin and the Togolese Republic - are owing Nigeria an electricity debt of N5.8 billion.

The debt is an outstanding payment from the three countries from a 2020 invoice of N16.31 billion issued to them by the Nigerian Electricity Market (NEM) for the year.

The report which was released by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for 2020 said that the companies for each of the countries are Societe Nigerienne d’electricite (SNE), Societe Beninoise d’Energie Electrique (SBEE) and Compagnie Energie Electrique du Togo (CEET) respectively.


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