News - Security

Police Nabs Phone Snatchers In Abuja

1 month ago /

The Federal Capital Territory police command has arrested some members of a syndicate that specialises in snatching of mobile phones around black spots within the federal capital city.

Operation “Safe Haven” Gets New Commander

1 month ago /

The Chief of defence staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin has approved the appointment of Maj- Gen Augustine Agundu as the commander, “Operation Safe Haven”.

Seven Killed In Kodunga Suicide Attack

1 month ago /

The police in Maiduguri the Borno state capital has confirmed that a suicide bomber and seven others were killed in an attack on Monday.

Dino Melaye Insists On Constituency Projects Despite Attack

1 month ago /

The senator representing kogi west senatorial district Dino Melaye  says his ordeal in the hands of security agents will not stop him from bringing development to the people of his constituency.

Lagos Police Dismisses Four Personnel For Armed Robbery

1 month ago /

The Assistant Inspector General of police in charge of Zone 2 command, Adamu Ibrahim has approved the sack of four policemen attached to the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) Ikeja, Lagos .

Suspected Herdsmen Attack, Sack Several Communities In Adamawa

1 month ago /

Over 3000 households in several communities in Demsa local government Area of Adamawa state have been sacked from their ancestral homes and rendered homeless following night raids by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen.

CSOs Seek Review Of Police Act

1 month ago /

Civil Society Organisations are engaging the Bureau for Public Service Reforms on the need to review the act establishing the Nigerian Police to accommodate modern policing strategy as practiced in the developed countries of the world.

IGP Idris Vows To Restructure, Reorganise SARS

2 months ago /

Inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris has restated his determination to restructure and reorganize the special anti-robbery squad of the force also known as SARS.

Army Assesses Military Base Attack in Yobe

2 months ago /

The Nigerian army says it is assessing the security situation in Jilli, Yobe state, where Boko Haram terrorists attacked a military base.

Police Places N5 Million Bounty On Police Killers

2 months ago /

Worried over the  recent Ambush Attack and killing of Policemen while on duty,  one in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and another in Edo State, The  Nigeria Police is offering 5million Naira Bounty to anyone who can provide  information to apprehend the culprits.

Police Service Commission Commends Police Conduct In Ekiti Election

2 months ago /

The Police Service Commission, has commended the conduct of the Nigeria Police Force at the just concluded Governorship Election in Ekiti State.

Army Refutes Story of Boko Haram Attack, says Incident Blown out of Proportion

2 months ago /

The Nigeria Army says only one officer and a soldier sustained injuries in a recent attack by Boko Haram.

Police Parade More Than 30 Suspects In Owerri

2 months ago /

The Imo State Police Command has paraded over 30 suspects alleged to be involved in several criminal activities in the State.

Udom Emmanuel Condemns Police Treatment Of Fayose

2 months ago /

Akwa Ibom State Governor and Chairman of the People's Democratic Party, PDP campaign Council for Ekiti Governorship Election, Udom Emmanuel has condemned the alleged attack  on Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose by Security Agents.

Senate Receives Bill On State Police

2 months ago /

The Senate is set to receive for first reading, a Bill to alter the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and create state police.

20 Killed In Political Rally’s Bombing

2 months ago /

At least 20 people have been reported killed in a suicide bombing at a rally by an anti-Taliban political party in Pakistan.

Army Hands Over 183 Boko Haram Children To Borno Government

2 months ago /

The Nigerian military has released 183 children said to be associated with armed groups to the Borno state government.

Airforce Redeploys 52 Senior Officers

2 months ago /

The Nigerian air force has redeployed a total of 52 senior officers comprising 16 Air Vice Marshals (AVM), 16 Air Commodores, 9 group Captains, 7 Wing Commanders and 4 Squadron leaders.   

IGP Idris Wants Nigerians To Embrace Community Policing

2 months ago /

Nigeria's Inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris is appealing to citizens to embrace new community policing strategy as the way to solving the nation's protracted security challenges. 

University Teachers Blast FG Over Insecurity

2 months ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, says the federal government must accept responsibility for the failure to manage crisis in the country, leading to the killings of several persons.


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