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More French Companies to Invest in Nigeria

More French Companies to Invest in Nigeria

Efforts by the Federal Government of Nigerian to attract foreign investors is yielding positive results as a group of French companies have indicated interest in investing in the country.   The group is led by Phillippe Labonne, deputy CEO of Bollore Transport and Logistics and vice chairman of the Africa Committee of MEDEF International, a

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Why Community Policing Matters

Whenever governments or nation states are confronted with the issues of terrorism, one thought that assails the mind is the significance of intelligence as a counter-terrorism instrument. This could mean the gathering of intelligence information by relevant security agencies about the next terrorist attack. Such information could lead to nipping such existing plot in the

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The World’s First Robot Police Officially Start Work In Dubai

The world’s first operational Robocop has been unveiled in Dubai as part of the emirate’s planned robot police force. The Robocop started work on Sunday and it’s already getting popular. Built to 5ft 5in tall and weighing 100kg, it can speak six languages and it’s designed to read facial expressions. It was unveiled at the

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Nigeria’s Changing Police

The Nigeria Police Force has suffered and still suffers from negative public perception. The fact is that Nigerian policemen are still on the motorways collecting N100 notes or more from drivers, under the guise of checking for vehicle documents. The Nigeria Police need to overcome incidents of random bullet discharge and collection of bribes however

Heavy Security Presence in Kaduna

Security operatives took over the streets of Kaduna on Friday night few hours to today’s presidential and National Assembly polls. Detachments of combined military personnel, the police and other security agents were seen patrolling the streets, while members of the quick intervention team occupied strategic places across the city. Although the state police command asked

EU Warns Against Politicizing Security Challenge

The European Union Election Observer Mission, EUEOM, on Tuesday cautioned the Federal Government on the security challenge that the country is currently faced with, stressing that security, albeit important, should not be turned to a political issue. In a statement issued by Santiago Fisas, Chief Observer, EUEOM, the election monitoring group said it was seriously

Prioritize Security In Hotels, Says Governor Fashola

Babatunde Fashola, governor of Lagos State, speaking today at the Nigerian Hospitality Security Workshop and Awards, themed, ‘Security Challenges in the Hotel and Hospital Industry- the Way Forward,’ called on all stakeholders in the country’s hospitality business to prioritize security. Fashola who was represented by Babatunde Pannox, Special Advisor to the governor on Security Matters,

“Jonathan thinks insecurity is a northern affair”

There is unease in the country and this is manifesting in several ways. There are security issues in different parts of the country, and many are also calling for state police, national conference, revenue sharing formula and so on. Do you think the government is handling the pressure rightly? First of all if you ask

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