News - Security

Multinational Troops Kill Boko Haram Fighters Around Lake Chad

10 months ago /

Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have killed several Boko Haram fighters and a top insurgent commander during clearance operations in Kerenoa and environs as offensive operations against Boko Haram around the Lake Chad islands continue.

 

Police Promotes 8,916 Senior Officers

10 months ago /

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of eight thousand, nine hundred and sixteen, senior officers to their next substantive ranks.

Jones Abiri Arrested Again

10 months ago /

Men suspected to be security operatives have whisked away Bayelsa based journalist and publisher, Jones Abiri.

Army Says Made In Nigeria Combat Vehicle Will Be Ready Soon

10 months ago /

The Nigerian Army says the made in Nigeria combat vehicle will soon be ready following successful research and testing of ballistics materials for the infantry fighting vehicle within 30 meters range of fire power without bullet penetration.

FCT Police Rescue Two Abducted Children

10 months ago /

The FCT Police Command has rescued two children of the same parent, Rejoice Godwin and Sekye Godwin who were abducted on the eight of March 2019 from Yimi Village, Zuba, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Nigeria’s Defence Chief Advocates Collaborative Intelligence Gathering For National Security

10 months ago /

The Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin says for Nigeria to attain the desired national security, it requires collaborative efforts from the citizenry and security agencies.

Election Observer Group Commends Military For Adequate Security

10 months ago /

One of the election observer groups during the 2019 polls, Impart Africa, says the Nigerian Army deserves a pat on the back for providing adequate security for electoral officers, materials and voters in some dire situations.

Abia Police Reads Riot Act To Criminals

10 months ago /

The new Abia State Commissioner of Police, Ene Okon, has read the riot act to armed robbers and miscreants in the state.

Niger Police Orders Vehicle Owners One Week To Register Them

10 months ago /

As part of efforts to foil the activities of armed bandits in Niger State following their influx from the neighbouring states of Kaduna and Zamfara, the Nigeria Police has given vehicle owners one week to registered them or face the law.

Nigerian Troops Repel Boko Haram In Adamawa Village

10 months ago /

Troops of the Nigerian army repelled an attempt by suspected Boko Haram insurgents to capture Kopa Village in Madagali local government area of Adamawa State on Monday night.

Fight Against Insurgency Cannot Succeed If Media Downplays Military’s Effort - Olonisakin

10 months ago /

The Nigerian Armed forces have said the ongoing fight against insurgency cannot succeed if the media continues to downplay the effort of the military in combatting the insurgency.

Nigeria, India To Hold Joint Counter-Terrorism Dialogue

10 months ago /

The Indian government says it is working with Nigeria to hold a joint counter-terrorism dialogue as part of its partnership with Nigeria in the war against insecurity.

Mozambique Steps Up Rescue Operations

10 months ago /

Rescue operations were stepped up in Mozambique on Wednesday after hundreds were killed in a powerful cyclone which left a trail of destruction across swathes of Southeast Africa.

Civil Defence Officer Killed By Police

10 months ago /

The family of late Ogah Ochigbo Jumbo, a two-star officer with the Nigerian security and civil defence corps who was killed allegedly by some police officers along the Nyanya expressway on Wednesday morning is calling for justice.

EU Commends Nigeria On Deradicalization Of Ex-Boko Haram Combatants

10 months ago /

The European Union has commended the Gombe state government, Nigerian Army and officials of “operation safe corridor” on its deradicalization, rehabilitation and reintegration Programme of boko haram ex-combatants.

Osun Shuts Down Tertiary Institutions Over Violent Protest

10 months ago /

Following violent protests and destruction of public property by irate youths in Ilesa, Osun state, the state Governor Gboyega Oyetola on Monday night, ordered the closure of three higher institutions in the affected areas.

Army Garisson Commander Shot Dead In Bauchi

10 months ago /

The Garrison Commander 33 Artillery Brigade Command, Colonel Mohammed Barack has been shot dead by unknown gunmen along Magama Gumau road while returning to Bauchi from Kaduna state.

Boko Haram Bomb And Loot Union Bank Michika

10 months ago /

The Union Bank Michika branch in Adamawa State was attacked and raided in a suspected Boko Haram insurgency on Monday night.

Rivers And Bayelsa Indigenes In Lagos Protest Over Alleged Military Invasion

10 months ago /

Angry indigenes of Rivers and Bayelsa states who are residents in Lagos, embarked on a peaceful protest on Tuesday, over the alleged inhuman treatment of residents of both states and the invasion of the military in the two states.

No Fresh Building Collapse In Lagos

10 months ago /

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) General Manager, Lekan Shodeinde has said that there was no fresh building collapse in the state as being erroneously reported on social media.


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