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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

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

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

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