AISSON SECURITY CONFERENCE 2010 at the National Institute of International Affairs, Lagos-Nigeria.

The Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON) held its first-ever conference: AISSON SECURITY CONFERENCE 2010 held on the 17th June 2010 at the National Institute of International Affairs, Lagos-Nigeria.

The conference with the theme: ‘Emerging Security Trends in Nigeria’ was in high attendance, with dignitaries from the security industry in Nigeria gracing the occasion.

Speakers at the conference included:

– Henry Odein Ajumogobia
– Mrs Farida Waziri (AIG Rtd.)
– Dr. Ade Abolurin
– Dr. Harold Demuren
– Dr. Ona Ekhomu, CFE, CPP
– Prof. Omololu Soyombo

The following papers were given at the conference:

Welcome Address by Chief Mrs Victoria Ekhomu: Daily, our country Nigeria is beset with myriad of security challenges, such as kidnapping, terrorism, civil disturbances, political violence, fraud, assassination, armed robbery etc. Over ten years ago, when delivering lectures on kidnapping, terrorism, political violence, assassinations and fraud, we used foreign cases. But our current security situation has left our print and electronic media, daily awash with cases of kidnapping, political violence, fraud, terrorism etc… [Click Here]

Positioning Private Security Organisation in Anti-Terrorism Campaign: Security has become one of the most urgent issues for many organizations. It is an essential requirement for doing business in a globally networked economy and for achieving organizational goals and mission. But it is no small task in line with the increasing tension of terrorism… [Click Here]

NIMASA Release: In response to the great concern over increasing insecurity on Nigerian territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) is establishing the Maritime Air Unit in collaboration with the Nigerian Airforce to strengthen security measures… [Click Here]

Remarks by Adamu Maina Waziri
: The problems of political violence, kidnapping. International Terrorism and E-Fraud are posing serious security challenges to the development of Nigeria. The illicit proliferation, circulation and trafficking of small arms and light weapons in Nigeria and in the West African sub-region, if not decisively addressed, will sustain political violence, kidnapping, trafficking, smuggling and other related crimes thereby precluding the prospects of achieving development… [Click Here]

AISSON Release: Arms proliferation fuels insecurity, Minister – Alhaji Adamu Waziri, Police Affairs Minister, has warned that proliferation, circulation and trafficking in small arms and light weapons in Nigeria and the African sub-region, if not decisively addressed, will sustain political violence, kidnapping, trafficking, smuggling and other related crimes.”

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