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Death Toll In Borno/Muna Suicide Bombings Rise To 18

8 hours ago /

18 persons have been killed in multiple suicide bomb attacks at Muna garage area, on the Maiduguri-Gamboru Ngala Road, in Maiduguri. 16 others got injured in the attack which occurred slightly after 8pm on Sunday, involving 3 explosions. Commissioner of Police Damian Chukwu told journalists after a visit to the scene that,...

Due Process In Army Procurement

17 hours ago /

The Nigerian Army says in line with the Federal Government's intolerance to financial corruption, it is taking steps to educate its personnel on procurement laws and best practices. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai said this in Abuja when he visited the Director-General of the Bureau for...

Borno Blast Kill 16

17 hours ago /

16 persons were killed in a multiple suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri on Sunday. 18 others were said to have been injured in the attack which occurred slightly after 8pm, involving three explosions. The police in Maiduguri who summarised the incident said, a male suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosive device, ied, strapped on him at...

Nigeria Airforce Strikes Boko Haram Camps

1 day ago /

The Nigerian Air Force says it has carried out two bomb attacks on boko haram camps in the Urga area close to Kondiga in Borno state. It said the attacks followed reports from its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission which indicated the presence of a large number of Boko Haram terrorists...

Kidnapped DPO, Others Rescued

3 days ago /

A divisional Police superintendent Aliyu Amos, his orderly and four others have regained freedom from their abductors after four days in captivity. The men were rescued in the early hours of Friday unhurt by the Police Special Forces around Kabula Forest Sarki Pawa, in Niger state. According to the force public relations...

IGP Idris Gives State Commissioners Of Police Marching Orders

4 days ago /

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has given state police commissioners a one-week ultimatum to reverse all illegal deployment of mobile police personnel and special protection units attached to VIPs. The police chief who gave the directive during his monthly conference with state and zonal heads of the police also...

House Of Reps Moves To Criminalise Jungle Justice

5 days ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is in the process of criminalizing any act of lynching or unlawful killing by mob action. A bill seeking to prohibit and protect persons from the act of extrajudicial killings in Nigeria has scaled second reading The bill which is simply called the anti-jungle justice bill, originated from...

Imo Police Boss Stresses Virtues Of Community Policing

5 days ago /

The Imo state police commissioner Chris Ezike says community policing is a way to build relationships that will ultimately sanitise the state from hoodlums and create safer communities. Speaking at the Imo command headquarters while officially receiving 229 recruited officers from Imo and back to the state, CP Ezike said community policing will enable...

NSCDC To Deploy Drones To Protect Critical Infrastructure

5 days ago /

The Nigeria security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC says it will deploy new technology such as drones and closed circuit television, CCTV, monitoring devices to monitor and protect the nation’s critical infrastructure. Assistant commandant general in charge of critical national assets and infrastructure Jonathan Iyogho who stated this while briefing news...

Anambra Police Rescue Kidnap Victim

1 week ago /

The police command in Anambra state has rescued one Nnamdi Ibru who was kidnapped by four armed hoodlums on wednesday at a fuel station in Obosi, Idemili North council area of the state   The state commissioner of police, Garba Umar disclosed this while speaking to newsmen at the command headquarters where...

Exercise Crocodile Smile II

1 week ago /

The Nigerian Army says emerging security challenges in the country call for better training of its personnel to address the threats. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai said this in Takwa Bay when he flagged off Exercise Crocodile Smile II in the 81 Division Nigerian Army Area...

Court Jails 45 Boko Haram Members

1 week ago /

At least 45 boko haram members have been sentenced  to between three and thirty one years imprisonment  by a federal high court in kainji, niger state, following the conclusion of the first phase of the trial during which 575 suspects were arraigned. In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday and...

Defence Headquarters Assures On Medical Outreaches By The Armed Forces

1 week ago /

Nigeria's Defence headquarters says the campaign of calumny against the Nigerian army regarding the outbreak of monkey pox should be disregarded. The director of Defence information, major General John Enenche said in a statement that the armed forces often conduct quick impact medical outreaches during deliberate operations such as the war...

Workshop On Police Welfare Ends In Abuja

1 week ago /

A two-day training workshop for members of the Nigerian police multi-purpose co-operative society has ended in Abuja, with a pledge to continue to better the welfare of police personnel across the country. The workshop was held in collaboration with the West Africa project and risk management consult. The commissioner of police in-charge...

Lagos Police Boss Edgal Not Demoted

1 week ago /

The Nigeria police force has said it is not aware that acting commissioner of police, Lagos state Police command, Imohimi Edgal, and Ali Jangi have been demoted to deputy commissioners of police. This is in reaction to a letter from the police service commission, PSC addressed to the inspector general of...

Jubilation In Ekiti, As EFCC Releases Finance Commissioner And Accountant General After 14 Days Of Detention

1 week ago /

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its...

Osun Police Boss Warns Against “Get-Rich-Quick” Attitude

1 week ago /

The Osun state commissioner of Police, Olafimihan Adeoye has advised Nigerians to avoid engaging themselves in any means of getting rich quickly as so many people have fallen victims of fraudsters who often lure innocent citizens into their net.  The commissioner of police gave the piece of advice while parading...

Nigerian Airforce Conducts 842 Missions Against Boko Haram In Three Months

1 week ago /

The Nigerian Airforce said it has carried out a total of 842 missions in the course of fighting Boko Haram elements in the last three months. The attacks which include air interdiction missions, air raids and vigilance air patrol, evacuation of both casualties and medical supplies, etc, were all done to...

Terrorism Trial: Charles Okah, Son Testify

1 week ago /

Charles Okah, the alleged mastermind of the October 1st 2010 independence day bomb in Abuja,  gave evidence-in-chief in his on-going terrorism trial before the federal high court Abuja.  Also, testifying was Okah’s son, Boloebi Charles Okah, who resides in Toronto,  Canada. He was led in evidence by his   counsel, Samuel Zibiri.  He admitted making his witness...

National Defence College, Embarks On Geostrategic Tour Of Kano

1 week ago /

The Kano state government says it is committed to empowering youth and women in the state through various skills acquisition projects. Governor Ganduje said this while taking members of the national defence college, course 26, on a geostrategic tour of the state. The team leader of the national defence college course 26,...


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