News - Security

Insurgents Ambush Nigerian Troops

5 months ago /

Five Nigerian soldiers conducting a clearance operation have lost their lives, when their vehicle stepped on a landmine buried by Boko Haram insurgents along the Pridang-bitta road in Gwoza local government of Borno state.

Buhari Calls For Intensified Security Along West Africa Corridor.

5 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for intensified and sustained security operation across the West African sub-region to tackle the rising threats of insurgents and bandits.

New GOC For 7 Division Nigeria Army, Maiduguri

5 months ago /

A new General officer commanding, GOC, has been appointed for 7 division Nigeria Army, with headquarters in Maiduguri, Borno State. 

House Of Representatives Orders Arrest Of Presidential Aide, Obono Obla

5 months ago /

Nigeria’s House Of Representatives committee investigating the legality and modus operandi of the special presidential investigation panel for the recovery of public property has instructed the clerk of the house to issue a warrant of arrest for the chairman of the investigative panel, Okoi Obono-Obla who for the fourth time has refused to honour its invitation.

Amnesty International Accuses Security Agencies Of Sexual Abuse Of Female IDPs

5 months ago /

International human rights organisation, amnesty international, has accused Nigerian security agencies of sexually assaulting women in internally displaced persons camps in northeast Nigeria. 

Defence Headquarters To Unify Veterans Associations

5 months ago /

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters says it is unifying all the various military veterans associations into one group.  

Army Set To Conduct "Operation Last Hold"

6 months ago /

The Nigerian Army says it is set to conduct a special operation to clear the remnants of Boko-Haram in Northern Borno.

3 Killed In Herdsmen Attack In Adamawa

6 months ago /

Three persons have been killed by herdsmen who reportedly launched a night raid on Waduku, a community in Lamurde Local Government area of Adamawa State .

Kogi Police Parade Suspected Robbers

6 months ago /

The kogi state police command says it will continue to make life difficult for criminals in the state

Lake Chad Governors Meet In Maiduguri To Discuss Boko Haram Insurgency

6 months ago /

The First Lake Chad Governors' Forum for regional cooperation on stabilization, peace-building and sustainable development has kicked off in Maiduguri the Borno state capital. 

FG Scales Up Security In Birnin Gwari LGA To End Deadly Attacks

6 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a new Battalion of the Nigerian Army, as well as a new Police Area Command, in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, as part of measures to scale up the security response to the banditry affecting the area.

Armed Herdsman Arrestd In Guma, Benue State

6 months ago /

Troops of the 72 Special Forces Battalion have arrested a suspected armed herdsman in Gbajimba, a community in Guma Local Government area of Benue state.

F.G. Directs Security Agencies To Beef Up Security In Adamawa

6 months ago /

Security agencies in Adamawa state have been directed by the Federal Government to beef up security in Mubi and its environs especially markets and places of worship.

Nwodo’s Residence Attacked, Police Step Up Investigation

6 months ago /

The house of Chief John Nwodo, President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, was on Sunday hit by an explosion, prompting intense investigation by the police.

DHQ Urges Politicians Not To Politicise Security

7 months ago /

The Nigerian military has asked politicians to refrain from playing with the Nation’s security and compromising the safety of lives and property.

Police Arrest 115 Shiite Members Over Abuja Protest

7 months ago /

About 115 members of the Islamic movement group popularly known as Shiites, have been arrested by the police after a violent clash in the Abuja business district area and some parts of Wuse 2 on Monday.

African Military Forces Unite Against Terror, Insecurity

7 months ago /

As terrorism and other security threats spread across Africa, the militaries of different nations in the continent have resolved to unite to combat these threats.

Wike Inaugurates Board Of Rivers State Neigbourhood Corps

7 months ago /

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike on monday inaugurated the board of the rivers state neighbourhood safety corps.

PDP Demands Inquest Into Shiite/Security Clash In Abuja

7 months ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded an immediate inquest into the violent clash between security forces and members of the Shiite movement, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja on Monday.

Gov, Police Seek Improved Intelligence Gathering

7 months ago /

The Nigerian police has called for improved information and intelligence gathering between the police force and the general public for pro-active intervention on security issues.


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