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Naval And Maritime Training Gets A Boost In Nigeria

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The chief of naval staff, vice admiral Ibok Ette Ibas says the navy is going into collaboration with international maritime agencies to improve the training of its personnel and other security agencies locally in line with emerging global military best practices.

Customs Smashes Burglar Gang At Lagos Airport

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The Nigeria customs service Murtala Mohammed airport command has smashed a syndicate that specialises in burgling and stealing goods from bonded warehouses at the airport.

IGP Begins Overhaul Of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)

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In compliance with the presidential directive to overhaul the police, special anti robbery squad, commonly known as SARS, as a result of complaints and allegations of human rights abuses, the inspector-general of police Ibrahim Idris has ordered the immediate collapse of all SARS teams nationwide.

Buratai Urges Military Personnel To Remain Apolitical

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Nigeria's chief of army staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai has told officers and men of the Nigerian army, to conform to the tenets of democracy and democratic values, and remain apolitical at all times.

Osinbajo In Zamfara, Promises End To Voilent Attacks

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government is committed to ensuring that the violent attacks on communities in Zamfara state are brought to an end.

Osinbajo Orders Overhaul Of SARS

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Following persistent complaints and reports on the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) that border on allegations of human rights violations, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to with immediate effect overhaul the management and activities of SARS.

New DG DSS To Restore Public Confidence In Outfit

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The acting Director General of Department of State Service, Mathew Seiyefa says the service is embarking on accelerated review of detention cases and perceived abuse of human rights to restore public confidence.

Three Feared Killed As Herdsmen Clash With Cattle Dealers In Yola

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No fewer than three persons were reportedly killed and several others injured in a clash between some herdsmen and cattle dealers at Ngurore international cattle market in Yola north, Adamawa state on Wednesday.

Security Agencies Ready For Bauchi By-Election

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Ahead of the august 11 senatorial by election, in Bauchi state, security agencies in Bauchi state, north east Nigeria say they are prepared for free, fair and credible election.

Seiyefa May Be Named DG DSS

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The federal government may name the most senior director in the Department Of State Services (DSS) Matthew Seiyefa as acting director general.

IGP Denies Police Involvement In Nass Invasion

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The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has denied the involvement of officers and men of the Nigeria police force in the takeover of the national assembly complex on Tuesday morning.

DSS Takes Over National Assembly

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DSS takes over National Assembly, prevents people from entering including a Lawmaker Senator Rafiu Ibrahim.

Imo Police Nab Suspected Kidnappers

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Police in Imo state, south east Nigeria say it has rounded up five suspected kidnappers terrorising parts of the state.

Dickson Condemns Use Of Security Agencies For Distabilisation.

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Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has assured people of the State of his Administration's willingness to continue to resist the politicisation of Security by unscrupulous elements in the state.

Kogi Police Command Parades Suspected Criminals

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Kogi state police command has arrested and paraded five suspected kidnappers and armed robbers that has been terrorising travellers and indigenes along Okene, Abuja, and Lokoja high way.

Nigerian Legion Wants Security Beef Up For National Infrastructure

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There is a growing need to beef up security around National Infrastructure across Nigeria to help boost the Country’s revenue base.

Middle Belt Forum Raises Alarm Over State Of Emergency Plot In Benue

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The Middle Belt Forum has raised concerns over what it called a secret plot by those described as mischief makers to create tension and ultimately declare a state of Emergency in Benue State by steering continued controversy in the State House of Assembly.

Gov. Ayade Raises Alarm Over Maritime Insecurity

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Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade says extremists and armed rebellions from the southern Cameroon have taken over the ceded Bakassi Penisular thereby making Riverine Communities in Cross River State their abode.

Operation Diran Mikiya Records Success

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The Nigeria Airforce says operation Diran Mikiya launched to neutralize armed bandits terrorizing Zamfara State and its environs has recorded some successes.

Borno Police Commissioner Warns Visiting Mobile Policemen Against Protests

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Mobile Policemen posted on special operations in Borno state have been assured of arrangements to pay outstanding 5-months' allowances owed them, as quickly as possible.


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