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What Were The Biggest Security Stories Of 2021?

Hard Facts With Sandra Ezekwesili

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022 - 50 minutes

What Were The Biggest Security Stories Of 2021?

📌Boko Haram took over some parts of Niger State.

📌School Abductions were frequent in 2021, with the Minister of State even declaring that Government cannot protect every school.

📌We also had a public debate over whether or not Government should pay ransoms.

📌There was also the attack on the Nigeria Defence Academy.

📌The Auditor-General says the Police are Missing over 178,000 Guns.

📌The Police arresting Fisayo Soyombo for carrying a story about possible police corruption.

📌The Super Tocanos finally arrived.

📌President Buhari asked the US to set up Africom in Nigeria.

📌The Defence Minister said Nigerians should also defend themselves.

📌There was the Abuja-Kaduna Railway Bombing.

📌And there were Telecoms Bans (and bans of other stuff too, like buying fuel in jerrycans)

📌We FINALLY got new Service Chiefs…

… But lost one to a plane crash.

📌Speaking of plane crashes, terrorists shot down an Alpha Jet.

📌Another big story: the call to list these groups as terrorists.

📌Zamfara House Of Assembly suspended a Member for links to these groups.

📌We had IPOB’s sit at home orders

📌And Unknown Gunmen.

Sandra Ezekwesili


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