Security

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Security

Abdurrahman Dambazau has said that Insurgency has Gone Beyond Being a Threat to Nigeria.

A former Chief of Army Staff, Abdurrahman Dambazau has said that insurgency has gone beyond being a threat to Nigeria as it now affects about 15 countries in West Africa including Benin Republic. Dambazau, who was COAS from August 2008 to September 2010 and Nigeria’s Minister of Interior between November 2015 and May 2019, said at first, the countries in the Lake Chad Basin such as Chad and Niger Republic […]

todayOctober 4, 2022

National

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-RufaI, has condemned the lynching of two herders by mob in Birni Gwari LGA of the state.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-RufaI, has condemned the lynching of two herders by mob in Birni Gwari LGA of the state. Recall that two herders suspected to be informants to bandits were lynched by mobs in Birnin Gwari LGA. In a statement issued yesterday, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, Samuel Aruwan said the governor, while condemning the mob action, cautioned residents to be law-abiding and […]

todayOctober 3, 2022 2

National

Gunmen kill five soldiers on patrol in anambra

Gunmen have killed at least five soldiers in the Umunze community in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State in an incident which occurred yesterday at about 12:30 p.m. beside a branch of the Zenith Bank close to the popular Nkwo Umunze market in the area. The gunmen were said to have opened fire on the soldiers who were in an army-marked Sienna patrol vehicle, killing five of them […]

todaySeptember 29, 2022 1

National

The Presidency has Refuted Claims to Automatic Weapons for States Security Outfits.

The Presidency has refuted claims that some states have been authorized to buy automatic weapons for their security outfits after the Governor of Ondo State Rotimi Akeredolu alleged that if the Federal Government could allow a security outfit in Katsina State to carry arms, nothing should stop him from doing the same for officers of Amotekun. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on media and publicity Garba Shehu yesterday […]

todaySeptember 28, 2022 1

News

Former Dss Personnel and Robbery Gang Paraded in Abia state.

A dismissed personnel of the Department of State Security Services Dss, Prosper Israel, along with nine other suspected robbers, were, yesterday, paraded by the Abia State Police Command, for robbery. The suspects were part of the alleged 14-man robbery gang that ambushed a bullion van near Ntigha Junction of the Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway, on July 26, 2022, which led to the killing of the cash officer of a new generation […]

todaySeptember 20, 2022 1

Politics

The Young Peoples Party YPP has called for a thorough investigation over the attack on Ifeanyi Ubah

The Young Peoples Party YPP has called for a thorough investigation of the gruesome attack on lawmaker Ifeanyi Ubah representing Anambra South in the National Assembly is a top chieftain of the party. Ubah’s convoy was ambushed around 5pm on Sunday, close to Nkwo Enugwu Ukwu Market, as it headed to Nnewi, with close aides Goodness Mathias, Obum Ikechukwu, and some security personnel killed at the scene. A statement by the YPP said […]

todaySeptember 13, 2022 1

Security

Federal Government Inducts Committee on Railway Security

The Federal Government has inaugurated a committee to provide concrete measures to safeguard train passengers and railway infrastructure across the country. The Federal Ministry of Transportation in a statement said an 11-man committee was inaugurated by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Magdalene Ajani, in Abuja to review the use of surveillance equipment along rail lines, and set up a special task force on railway lines across the country. It […]

todaySeptember 13, 2022 1

Politics

Professor Benard Odoh, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police IGP, Alkali Baba Usman, and other security chiefs in Nigeria.

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA in Ebonyi State, Professor Benard Odoh, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police IGP, Alkali Baba Usman, and other security chiefs in Nigeria over the continuous attacks and destruction of the party’s billboards in the state. Odah in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Charles Otu yesterday in Abakaliki, accused the Ebubeagu security operatives in […]

todaySeptember 9, 2022 5

National

Federal Government Asks Turkey To Protect Nigerians Residing In Northern Cyprus.

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM has requested the Turkish government to ensure the safety of its citizens in Northern Cyprus in reaction to recent developments. Head of Media and Public Relations of NIDCOM, Abdur-Rahman Balogun responded to a letter purportedly written to the commission by the Turkish Ambassador Hidayet Bayraktar on the welfare of Nigerians living in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus TRNC. The federal agency said no […]

todaySeptember 9, 2022 1

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