News - Security

We Bombed Lagos - Shekau

4 years ago /

The leader of Boko Haram sect, Imam Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for a car bombing of Lagos in a new video released today.      

B'Haram Bombs Bridge Linking Borno And Gombe

4 years ago /

The bridge along the Maiduguri-Biu-Gombe Expressway linking Borno to Gombe State has been blown up by suspected members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect.    

SSS Parades Kidnappers Of President Jonathan's Uncle

4 years ago /

The Department of State Services, DSS, yesterday, paraded six men alongside a security man for the abduction of an uncle to President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Nitabai Inengite, from his Otuoke home in Bayelsa State.   

Troops Crush Insurgents In Delwa, Maiduguri

4 years ago /

Troops on patrol around Delwa and neighbouring communities on Wednesday successfully broke through insurgents’ ambush 35kilometres to Maiduguri as they advanced to dislodge insurgents who were massing up in the area.

US To Aid Nigeria Surmount Challenges In Security And Drug Trafficking

4 years ago /

The United States’ ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwhistle, has promised his country’s willingness to help Nigeria surmount its challenges in the area of security and drug trafficking.    

Nigerian Army To Court-Martial 18 Soldiers For Attempted Murder and Mutiny

4 years ago /

The Nigerian Army has court martialed 18 soldiers for their involvement in the attempted murder and mutiny in Maimalari military cantonment in Maiduguri.

Party Materials, Top Politicians ID Cards Found In Boko Haram Camp

4 years ago /

The federal government yesterday revealed that identity cards belonging to some top politicians as well as party materials were found in the Boko Haram terrorists’ base in Balmo Forest in the Darazo local government area of Bauchi State.

Joseph Mbu Files Suit To Set Aside Decision To Stop Ban On Protests

4 years ago /

The Federal Capital Territory police commissioner, Joseph Mbu has approached an FCT High Court in Abuja to set aside its earlier decision on the purported ban on mass protest against the abduction of Chibok girls by Boko Haram sect in Borno state.  

Man Nabbed With 1.370kg Of Cocaine At Lagos Airport

4 years ago /

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), yesterday, arrested a 34-year- old drug suspect with 1.370 kilogrammes of whitish powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Bank Manager Commits Suicide In Ogun State

4 years ago /

Policemen attached to the Ibafo Police Division of Ogun State, on Saturday recovered the decomposed body of the manager of a commercial bank, Mr. Habeeb Olatunde, at an uncompleted building at Arepo.

Nigerian Troops Clear Terrorists Bases In Balmo Forest, Captures Foreign Mercenaries

4 years ago /

Troops have cleared and taken over Balmo forest in a military operation that lasted throughout the weekend. 

Police Foil Bomb Attack On Secondary School In Gombe

4 years ago /

The Police Command in Gombe State has foiled a suicide bomb attack on Government Day Secondary School (Pilot), in Tudun Wada located within Gombe metropolis.        

63 Abducted Borno Women Escape From Boko Haram

4 years ago /

63 women out of 70 women who were reported to have been abducted by Boko Haram men in Borno state between June 12th - June 14th have regained their freedom. 

Redeemer's University Student Arrested For Killing Dad At Redemption Camp

4 years ago /

The Ogun State Police Command said, yesterday, that it has arrested a 21‑year‑old Tolani Ajayi, for allegedly killing his father, Charles Ajayi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, in the Redemption Camp along Lagos/Ibadan expressway.

Nigerian Troops Arrest Three Female Undercover Boko Haram Agents

4 years ago /

In the aftermath of the failed suicide bombing attempt on a military facility by a female terrorist who blew herself up in Gombe recently, troops have arrested three suspected female terrorists who have been secretly recruiting ladies into the female wing of the terrorists group. The suspects, Hafsat Usman Bako, Zainab Idris and Aisha Abubakar were intercepted  while travelling to Madagali from where they were to transit to the forest to reunite with their cohorts.

Nigerian Soldiers Set BRT Buses Ablaze In Lagos Over Killing Of Colleague

4 years ago /

There was confusion early this morning at Palmgroove and Onipanu bus stops on the popular Ikorodu road, Lagos, South-Western Nigeria as some military men blocked the two sides of the road, smashing the mirrors and windscreens of the state owned Bus Rapid Transit buses in protest of the killing of a fellow military man by a “hit and run” Bus Rapid Transit driver.

Security Heightened In US And UK Airports In Response To Threat Warnings

4 years ago /

Security is being tightened at airports with direct flights into the US, including some in the UK  in response to US warnings of a "credible threat".

Delta State Polytechnic Student Jailed For Kidnapping

4 years ago /

A 22-year-old ND II mechanical engineering student of Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku has been convicted and sentenced to 14 years imprisonment with hard labour for the kidnapping of a nurse.

Delta State Flags Off 'Know Your Neighbour' Programme To Tackle Insecurity

4 years ago /

Delta state government has initiated a programme to respond to the rising insecurity in the country called ‘Know-Your-Neighbour’, the programme is designed to encourage communities to know residents close to them and new entrants into their communities.  

FCT CCTV Cameras: Nigerians Ask Questions On Their Functionality

4 years ago /

Nigerians have called for a probe into the CCTV project in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.               


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