2019: Security Tightened Up At Tin-can Island Port Over Arms Seizure

By Stephen Ubanna Ahead of the 2019 general elections, gun-runners appear to be giving officials of the Nigeria Customs services, NCS, at the seaports  more job to do. This is because gun-runners have found the sea-port major out outlet to carry out their illegal arms importations. Signs that Customs personnel at the seaports  would have a running battle  with politicians turned gun-runners  started  in 2016 when a consignment of 661 Pump Action Rifles released from Apapa  port  were  intercepted by the then Federal Operations Lagos Roving team headed by Adamu…

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Ekiti: Anger, theatrics over police overbearing presence

Ayodele Fayose

By Uche Mbah It was a time of anger and theatrics in the wake of the Saturday elections in Ekiti state when the Governor, Ayo Fayose, allege that he has been tear-gassed and brutalized by the Nigerian police force. This magazine reported yesterday that about 30,000 policemen were mobilized to monitor security in Ekiti state, a number that far exceeded the number that has ever been sent to any herdsmen troubled zone.According to a commentator on Facebook, “In election in Ekiti, they have turned to Sylvester Stallone, when it is…

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