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Police Desert Streets In South East

Police Desert Streets In South East

Daily Trust on Sunday has learnt that policemen posted to the South East are seeking redeployment following the spate of killings of security operatives in the region. Tens of policemen have lost their lives in several attacks on police formations [...]

May 3, 2021 Security
Obasanjo: Nigeria will overcome its challenges

Obasanjo: Nigeria will overcome its challenges

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, said the myriad of challenges confronting Nigeria would not consume the country. Obasanjo, at the 108th edition of Nigeria Baptist Convention held at Baptist International Conference Centre, Lufuwape town, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, expressed optimism [...]

April 29, 2021 Security
Ghana Police Arrest 480 Illegal Immigrants From Nigeria

Ghana Police Arrest 480 Illegal Immigrants From Nigeria

In collaboration with the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), the police have intercepted 480 suspected illegal migrants in the Upper East region of Ghana. This news was confirmed to Asaase News by the Upper East Regional Public Relations Officer of the [...]

April 27, 2021 Security
Another jailbreak foiled in Nigeria

Another jailbreak foiled in Nigeria

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, says it foiled a jailbreak attempt by inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) facility, Ubiaja, Esan South East Local Government Area. Richard Ogbebor, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command [...]

April 15, 2021 Security
Wike Attributes Insecurity To Parental Irresponsibility

Wike Attributes Insecurity To Parental Irresponsibility

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said insecurity will be minimal if parents become more responsible in the upbringing of their children. He said while the government would strive to make the society better, parents must nurture their children to [...]

April 8, 2021 Education, Security
Katsina Begins Door-to-door Search

COVID-19: Katsina Begins Door-to-door Search For Lagos, Abuja Returnees

The Katsina State committee on COVID-19 headed by Deputy Governor Manir Yakubu, has called on citizens to report any returnee from Lagos and Abuja. The chairman of the sensitisation sub-committee and Commissioner for Information, Hadi Mohamed Serika, told reporters on [...]

April 15, 2020 Security
Nigeria South West Govs

South west governors decry insecurity, okay state, council police

Afenifere, Tinubu meet Buhari, seek true federalism, othersPiqued by the raging insecurity in the south-west, state governors of the region yesterday made a strong case for the establishment of state and council police to complement the efforts of the federal [...]

June 26, 2019 Security
Ibrahim-Kpotun-Idris

PDP to IGP: Focus on Police, INEC’s manipulation, not Wike’s phony phone call

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, lambasted the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris for constituting a panel of investigation over the alleged threatening phone call by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. The PDP in a statement [...]

December 20, 2016 Security

“No One Trusts DSS: Alleged Cash Found In Judges Homes. – Femi Fani-Kayode.

The Greek tragic dramatize and philosopher Aeschylus (525 BC – 456 BC) said “in war, truth is the first casualty”. It is in this context that one has to view the absurd claims by the DSS that massive sums of [...]

October 9, 2016 Government and politics, Security
UK Promises N262M For Nigerian Prisons, To Repatriate Ibori, Others

UK Promises N262M For Nigerian Prisons, To Repatriate Ibori, Others

The British government has said it will give Nigeria one million pounds [about N262 million] to assist on comprehensive reformation of her Prisons. United Kingdom’s Minister of Justice, Mr. Jeremy Wright revealed this while responding to questions from newsmen when [...]

January 10, 2014 Security
Nigerian Army Kills 38 Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno

Nigerian Army Kills 38 Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno, Prevents Attack on Damboa

38 suspected members of the Islamist Boko Haram sect were liquidated by the troops of 7th Division of the Nigerian Army in the early hours of January 9, 2014, Thursday, as they planned to attack Damboa town of Borno state. [...]

January 10, 2014 Security
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We’re Winning War Against Terrorism — Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan said, yesterday, that the war against terror can be won and that the government was winning the war. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, in a statement to debunk media reports [...]

December 27, 2013 Security
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BREAKING NEWS – Nigeria’s First Indigenous Drone Flight

The country’s first indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle, GULMA, designed and constructed by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), was presented to President Goodluck Jonathan in Kaduna on December 17, 2013, Tuesday. At the same time, despite some rumours that the UAV [...]

December 22, 2013 Security, Transportation
JTF kills scores of Boko Haram members in Borno

JTF kills scores of Boko Haram members in Borno

MILITARY authorities in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, has said that air bombardment of insurgents’ hideouts in Mainok and Mada general areas of Kaga and Konduga local government areas by the Nigerian Air Force has led to the death of [...]

December 15, 2013 Security
US Nigeria vs boko Haram

US to assist FG fight Boko Haram, oil thieves

The partnership between Nigeria and the United States of America is set to be strengthened, with the latter’s commitment to assist Nigeria in tackling terrorism and the worrisome case of oil bunkering, the Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, in the [...]

December 8, 2013 Security