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Amid concerns, Lagos State govt assures of increased security for citizens

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LASG. Donates security equipment to Lagos State Police Command The increasingly ominous security situation in Nigeria has resulted in an all-time high clamour for caution and safety. With the increasing daily accounts of banditry, insurgency and neighbourhood violence, safety of lives and property has become a responsibility of collective concern. Away from the Read More…

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Lagos bans occupation of abandoned buildings over growing insecurity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Mulderphoto. The Lagos State Government has prohibited illegal occupation of abandoned buildings and properties under construction as part of measures to address security challenges. Dr Idris Salako, Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday in Lagos. Salako said the measure became necessary Read More…

Notes Top Story Wole Olaoye

Democratisation of insecurity

Reading Time: 6 minutes Democracy is good. Insecurity is bad. Democratisation of insecurity is totally undesirable. Those are the truths on which I stand today as I ruminate over the gradual transmogrification of the southwestern part of Nigeria from a peaceful centre of commerce and culture to a killing field where untold savagery has become a handmaiden of daily Read More…