"The Youths are the most vulnerable Culprits and worst victims of the insecurity in the Nation" by Amb. Ademario AT THE 1ST NIGERIAN YOUTH ROUNDTABLE ON SECURITY AFFAIRS, HELD AT THE BAYELSA (IZON) HOUSE ABUJA

The Roundtable which was convened by Nigerian Youth Leaders from various backgrounds and from across the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT, was a pragmatic response and Constituency Intervention Strategy to curb the rising state of Insecurity in Nigeria, through the setting up of the Coalition of Nigerian Youth on Security Affairs in Nigeria (CONYSA).


The Roundtable which was convened by Nigerian Youth Leaders from various backgrounds and from across the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT, was a pragmatic response and Constituency Intervention Strategy to curb the rising state of Insecurity in Nigeria, through the setting up of the Coalition of Nigerian Youth on Security Affairs in Nigeria (CONYSA).

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Man who sodomized 12 boys in Sokoto arrested by NAPTIP


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Police hold Kano man who locked 30-year-old son in car garage for 7 years

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Photos from the elaborate funeral of late Chief Anthony, CEO of Tonimas Oil and Gas, as it's claimed his casket cost 34 million Naira

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Suspected cultists storm bar in Delta state and kill Polytechnic graduate

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Man remanded in DSS custody over fake news


A 35-year-old man identified as Habib Rabiu has been remanded in a DSS facility after being arraigned before a Kogi State Magistrate Court 1 sitting in Lokoja for allegedly spreading fake news. 


The suspect had claimed that there's a fever killing many people in Kogi State via a Facebook post he shared.  He was accused of creating injurious falsehood, claiming that people were dying of fever at an alarming rate and indirectly saying there was COVID-19 in the state, contrary to the position of the state government on the matter.


The native of Ayingba in Dekina LGA who was accused of spreading fake news capable of causing public disturbances, pleaded not guilty on Friday August 14 to the alleged offences said to have been committed on the 10th day of June, 2020.


The magistrate, O. J. Omajali ordered that the accused be remanded in the custody of the DSS facility for further investigations and adjourned the matter till Tuesday (18/ 8/2020), for determination of the bail application.

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2023: Buhari, Tinubu not Igbo’s problem


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Most Nigerian girls in Lebanon not smuggled—Envoy


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Petrol tanker explosion in Imo state leaves one dead and three others injured (graphic photos


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Ikota residents pray over faulty transformer (video)


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11-Year-Old Nigerian Ballet Dancer Gets Scholarship From New York Dance School


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So Sad! Lady Preparing For Her Wedding In October Is Crushed To Death By Truck In Lagos (Graphic Photos)

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FBI open investigations after US military helicopter is shot at by unknown person, injuring pilot on board


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