News - Security

Police Arrest 38 Suspected Kidnappers

11 hours ago /

More than 10 suspected criminal gangs have owned up to their involvement in various crimes across the country, including the kidnap of the board chairman of the Basic Education Mahmood Abubakar.

Air Strike Kills Scores Of Bandits In Zamfara

11 hours ago /

The air component of operation Hadarin Daji says it has degraded a camp and killed scores of armed bandits in air strikes conducted at a location near Dangote village in Zamfara state.

Buhari Orders Security Forces To Halt Attacks On Kona People In Taraba

12 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the current attacks on the people of Kona in Taraba State and ordered security forces to end the violence immediately and decisively.

Police Arrest Three Suspects Over Abduction Of Former Health Minister’s Son

13 hours ago /

Assistant Inspector General of police in charge of zone eleven, Adeleye Oyebade says effort is ongoing to rescue the son of the Former Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole. The police chief also stated that 3 persons have been arrested in connection with the crime.

Quack Doctor Kills 15 In Adamawa

15 hours ago /

An unqualified medical practitioner has been identified in Adamawa state as having killed fifteen persons out of forty-five treated. The quack doctor possesses only a NAPTEP qualification. The revelation was made by the state governor Umaru Fintiri during the ministerial briefing organized to probe the activities of the state civil service.

Fire Guts Gombe New Market

16 hours ago /

Seventeen shops and property worth millions of naira were on Wednesday morning burnt down at the popular New Market in Gombe Metropolis.

Jalingo Crisis: Police Arrest 20

1 day ago /

Taraba State Police Command has confirmed five person’s death and several others injured in a recent attack by unknown gunmen in some communities in the suburb of Jalingo the State capital.

Security Forces Clamp Down On Criminals In Rivers

1 day ago /

The Rivers state police command, the Nigerian Army and other security agencies have intensified efforts to clamp down on cultists, kidnappers and armed robbers terrorizing communities along the Ahoada West-Emouha axis of the East-West road.

Army Chief Buratai Speaks On Command Leadership

1 day ago /

Improved leadership and command qualities among military officers are necessary for winning the war against insurgency.

Taraba State Government Imposes Curfew On Jalingo

2 days ago /

Taraba State Government has imposed a curfew on Jalingo following a fresh outbreak of the crisis in Kona and ATC areas of the State capital on Monday, June 17, the curfew will last from 4pm-6am daily until further notice.

 

“Operation Puff Adder” Nabs Over 800 Bandits, Kidnappers, Cultists Nationwide

2 days ago /

The Nigeria Police says it has so far arrested over eight hundred suspected bandits, kidnappers, and cultists since the launch of its operation coded, “Puff Adder”.

Nigeria Airforce Destroys Another Boko Haram Hideout In Sambisa

2 days ago /

The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole says it has degraded another Boko Haram terrorist hideout in Sambisa Forest.

Labour Picket Securities, Investment Tribunal

2 days ago /

Protest and counter-protests rocked the securities and investment tribunal Headquarters in Abuja On Monday as organized labor unions under the aegis of the Amalgamated Union Of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE)  stormed the tribunal to demand improved working conditions.

Adamawa Governor Storms Criminals Hideout

6 days ago /

In furtherance of the quit notice order given to kidnappers and criminals in Adamawa state, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has restated his commitment in ridding the state of any form of criminality.

Abia Police Command Arrest 15 Policemen For Corruption

6 days ago /

The Abia State Police Commissioner, Ene Okon says his command has arrested fifteen policemen involved in corrupt practices in the state.

Two Tankers Struck In Suspected Attacks In Gulf Of Oman

6 days ago /

Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew has been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck.

Tight Security As Democracy Day Is Celebrated

1 week ago /

The National Democracy Day celebration took place amidst tight security in Abuja on Wednesday following the heavy deployment of operatives and equipment around the Eagle Square, venue of the epoch-making event.

Bandits Abduct Another Katsina Village Head

1 week ago /

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of another village Head in Batsari Local Government Area of the State, Maigari Bature by suspected kidnappers.

Airforce Helicopter Crash-Lands In Katsina

1 week ago /

A Nigerian Air Force Helicopter has crashed in the process of landing while returning from a mission in Katsina, Northwest Nigeria.

 

Lagos Police Parades Cultists, Launch Special Operation.

1 week ago /

The Lagos State Police Command is to embark on sensitization programs in collaboration with relevant stakeholders, including student union presidents and other student leaders to put an end to the menace of cultism which is on the rise among youths in the state.


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