31 August 2022

The Alarming state of security in Nigeria

Insecurity has become a grave concern to all well-meaning Nigerians who continue to wonder how the country arrived at such a cruel situation where no one […]
6 June 2022

Does the blood of a Nigerian mean nothing?

The usual destructive elements have yet struck again in Owo, Ondo State. They left in their trail 28 to 50 people dead, explosions and agony. A […]
20 April 2022

Of Nigerian Government and Protection Mandate

To escape the Hobbesian state of nature, where life was solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short, man had to replace his irrational self with a reasonable […]
14 April 2022

Chibok: Remembering Our Forgotten, Forsaken Girls

The tragic occurrence of April 14, 2014, where 276 schoolgirls of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, were whisked away by Boko Haram insurgents, has made an […]
14 February 2022

Number of Nigerians killed by Boko Haram, bandits, unknown gunmen, kidnappers and suspected robbers in 2021

Several Dimensions of threats to national peace exist in Nigeria, from religious conflicts to ethnic-based violence, oil-influenced environmental crises among several others. While the activities of […]
28 May 2021

YMonitor Issue 099: In-Security Vote

There is a country of ridiculous-minded chieftains who commit and permit all kinds of atrocities among themselves and their cronies but always put on a robe […]
24 May 2021

Curbing kidnapping and violence in Nigeria through a strategic peacebuilding approach

Kidnapping in Nigeria has grown to become a threat to national peace and security in the nation. It has affected the country’s national image and eaten […]
24 May 2021

Increasing National Security Budget in the Last Five Years

Despite the abrupt increase in defence spending annually, the level of insecurity in Nigeria has worsened. This brings the question of whether the funds budgeted for […]
19 May 2021

The Potential abuse of N24.3bn “Security Votes” In the 2021 National Budget

Public fund misappropriation in disguise of enhancing national security has unfortunately become a growing culture. Our #DataOfTheWeek focuses on the Potential abuse of N24.3bn “Security Votes” […]