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Police Deploy Special Squad To Zaki Biam, Benue State

20 hours ago /

Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed a Special Tactical Force to restore order in Zaki Biam, Benue State. Scores of people were reportedly killed by unidentified gunmen and many were also injured on Monday. A statement issued by Mr Jimoh Moshood, the Force Public Relations Officer, on Tuesday in Abuja,...

Three Die In Bomb Explosion

1 day ago /

No fewer than three persons have been reported killed in a bomb explosion early morning of Wednesday in Maiduguri, Borno state. The explosion occurred at the camp of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Muna garage. NAN...

Six Soldiers Detained After Attack On Woman

1 week ago /

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had set up a Board of Inquiry (BOI), and detained six soldiers over the brutality of a woman in Lagos state. The incident on 12 March, according to the Division’s spokesperson, , Lt.-Col. Olaolu Daudu, happened in Odoguyan, Ikorodu area...

Police Arrest Four Kidnap Suspects In Enugu

1 week ago /

The Police in Enugu said they had arrested two notorious kidnappers that had been terrorising motorists on three different roads in Enugu State. A statement signed by the Police Spokesperson, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, in Enugu on Tuesday said that the suspects were arrested on Feb. 24, after they were trailed to...

JOINT SECURITY OPERATIONS TRAINING

1 week ago /

The British military advisory and training team has commenced training for Nigerian military personnel on joint operations planning. The training is said to have become crucial following the identified inadequate cooperation among different military services in the security operations they have to conduct jointly. The British team will share strategy...

Al-Shabaab Leader Surrenders

1 week ago /

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Thursday confirmed that the leader of the militant group al-Shabaab has surrendered to government forces in Baidoa town in southern Somalia. The AU mission confirmed that Hussein Mukhtar surrendered to the Somali National Army (SNA) on Tuesday following a government amnesty offer for...

FG Resolves to refurbish NIS Surveillance Aircraft

2 weeks ago /

The federal government has resolved to refurbish three grounded Nigeria Immigration Service surveillance aircraft to boost security at the nation’s borders. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau,‎ said on Thursday when he inspected the Service’s air patrol base in Kaduna. He said that due to paucity of funds, the government...

Nigerian Air Force Jets Destroy Terrorists Base In Sambisa

2 weeks ago /

The Nigerian Air Force has successfully destroyed a logistics base concealed by fleeing Boko haram terrorists  in Sambisa forest. Air Force intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft tracked two fleeing terrorists to the concealed location, where they had gone to retrieve some items before fighter aircrafts were called-in for strike....

Human Rights Violations: Army Sets Up 7-Man Board Of Inquiry

2 weeks ago /

The Nigerian Army has set up a seven-man board of inquiry to investigate allegations of human rights abuse by its personnel. The Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, said while inaugurating the panel in Abuja, that the allegations are not good for civil-miltary relations, and would also demoralize...

Maiduguri Bombing

2 weeks ago /

Three suspected suicide bombers have been killed after one of them detonated an explosive device by parked fuel tankers early this morning along Damboa Road in Maiduguri. Two other fuel Tankers were burnt as a result of the explosion. The spokesperson to the National Emergency Management Agency in the North-East,...

National Commandant, Peace Corps Of Nigeria, 47 Others Arrested By Police

3 weeks ago /

National Commandant, Peace Corps Of Nigeria, Dickson Akor, 47 Others Arrested By Police, Lay Siege To Peace Corps HQs. The Police stormed the headquarters of Peace Corps, on Tuesday, arresting its national commandant, Dickson Akoh. The arrest came after the official opening of the new national office of the Peace Corps in...

Nigeria Rescues 41 Girls Being Trafficked Through Mali To Europe

3 weeks ago /

Forty-one young Nigerian girls who were being trafficked through Mali to Europe were rescued. They were received at the Lagos airport, yesterday after they were rescued by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, with the assistance of Nigeria Air Force...

German Archaeologists Abducted In Kaduna

4 weeks ago /

Nigerian police say gunmen have kidnapped two German archaeologists in the north of the country. A police spokesman said the pair were abducted from Kaduna state on Wednesday morning.  The police say the two were part of an archaeological team excavating a site in the village of Jajela.  Reports say they were...

 

Boko Haram burns down village

1 month ago /

Suspected boko haram terrorists have invaded and burnt down Mussa village in Askira-Uba local govt. area of southern Borno.. The incident reportedly happened at about 9.30 pm on Friday. Casualty figures  and other material losses are yet to be ascertained . The invaders fled before military and other security forces...

Boko Haram Kills 7 Soldiers In Ambush

1 month ago /

Boko Haram fighters have killed seven Nigerian soldiers and wounded 19 more in an ambush on a road in the northeastern state of Borno, the military said on Friday. The attack and continued suicide bombings throughout the northeast raise doubts about how close the conflict with the Islamist group is to...

‘Boko Haram Paid Me N200’ – Suicide Bomber

1 month ago /

An 18-year-old Boko Haram suicide bomber, Amina, who was intercepted by men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday in Maiduguri, said she was given N200 for the mission. she was abducted two years ago by the sect members in Madagali, Adamawa, and taken to Sambisa forest. “They gave...

Boko Haram Is Broke – UN

1 month ago /

The destructive Boko Haram insurgency group is currently plagued by financial difficulties, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, has said. Feltman stated this while briefing the Security Council on the UN Secretary-General’s Fourth Report on the threat the group poses to international peace and security efforts to “check and...

Pirates Abduct Russians, Ukrainian In Nigeria

1 month ago /

Pirates have abducted seven Russian sailors and one Ukrainian in the territorial waters of Nigeria, the Russian embassy has said. Russian Embassy in Nigeria reported on Wednesday that, “the BBC Caribbean ship came under a piratic attack in the territorial waters of Nigeria.” The Russian embassy said on its Twitter page that,...

Shoot Soldiers Who Rape - South Sudan Leader

1 month ago /

South Sudan President Salva Kiir is reported to have said soldiers who rape civilians should be shot. He was speaking during a visit to the town of Yei, near the Ugandan border, where a large contingent of soldiers is based.  Rights groups have accused South Sudanese soldiers of involvement in sexual...

FCT Police Warn Protesters

1 month ago /

The nigeria police says organizers of the planned nationwide protest must get the needed approval before embarking on any action. the FCT Commisioner of police muhammed mustapha said this in abuja while speaking with journalists. He advised the conveners to seek other means of passing across their grievance. Mustapha warned...


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