News - Security

Osinbajo Orders Overhaul Of SARS

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

Imo Police Nab Suspected Kidnappers

4 months ago /

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.

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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

4 months ago /

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.

National Security Council Meets In Abuja

4 months ago /

Members of the national Security Council met on Thursday at the presidential villa in Abuja to review the security situation across the country.

Armed Policemen Clash With Protesters In Yola

4 months ago /

Violence erupted on Wednesday when policemen tried to prevent a peaceful procession to the government house against killer herdsmen in Adamawa state.

Fresh Killing In Jos, 4 People Killed

4 months ago /

It was a dark Wednesday morning for residents of Rukkuba Road Jos, the plateau state capital, as they woke up to the news of an attack which left five persons dead and two injured.

Nigerian Air Force Commences Operation

4 months ago /

The Nigerian Air Force has deployed additional troops and air assets along with necessary ground support equipment to Katsina and Gusau in support of anti-armed banditry operations in Zamfara and other parts of the North West, under Operation Dirin Mikiya.

Nigerians React To Security Invasion Of Benue Assembly

4 months ago /

Nigerians have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order security agencies to withdraw from the Benue state house assembly to avoid heating the polity in the state.


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