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Imo Police Boss Stresses Virtues Of Community Policing

13 hours ago /

The Imo state police commissioner Chris Ezike says community policing is a way to build relationships that will ultimately sanitise the state from hoodlums and create safer communities. Speaking at the Imo command headquarters while officially receiving 229 recruited officers from Imo and back to the state, CP Ezike said community policing will enable...

NSCDC To Deploy Drones To Protect Critical Infrastructure

16 hours ago /

The Nigeria security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC says it will deploy new technology such as drones and closed circuit television, CCTV, monitoring devices to monitor and protect the nation’s critical infrastructure. Assistant commandant general in charge of critical national assets and infrastructure Jonathan Iyogho who stated this while briefing news...

Anambra Police Rescue Kidnap Victim

2 days ago /

The police command in Anambra state has rescued one Nnamdi Ibru who was kidnapped by four armed hoodlums on wednesday at a fuel station in Obosi, Idemili North council area of the state   The state commissioner of police, Garba Umar disclosed this while speaking to newsmen at the command headquarters where...

Exercise Crocodile Smile II

2 days ago /

The Nigerian Army says emerging security challenges in the country call for better training of its personnel to address the threats. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai said this in Takwa Bay when he flagged off Exercise Crocodile Smile II in the 81 Division Nigerian Army Area...

Court Jails 45 Boko Haram Members

2 days ago /

At least 45 boko haram members have been sentenced  to between three and thirty one years imprisonment  by a federal high court in kainji, niger state, following the conclusion of the first phase of the trial during which 575 suspects were arraigned. In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday and...

Defence Headquarters Assures On Medical Outreaches By The Armed Forces

2 days ago /

Nigeria's Defence headquarters says the campaign of calumny against the Nigerian army regarding the outbreak of monkey pox should be disregarded. The director of Defence information, major General John Enenche said in a statement that the armed forces often conduct quick impact medical outreaches during deliberate operations such as the war...

Workshop On Police Welfare Ends In Abuja

2 days ago /

A two-day training workshop for members of the Nigerian police multi-purpose co-operative society has ended in Abuja, with a pledge to continue to better the welfare of police personnel across the country. The workshop was held in collaboration with the West Africa project and risk management consult. The commissioner of police in-charge...

Lagos Police Boss Edgal Not Demoted

5 days ago /

The Nigeria police force has said it is not aware that acting commissioner of police, Lagos state Police command, Imohimi Edgal, and Ali Jangi have been demoted to deputy commissioners of police. This is in reaction to a letter from the police service commission, PSC addressed to the inspector general of...

Jubilation In Ekiti, As EFCC Releases Finance Commissioner And Accountant General After 14 Days Of Detention

5 days ago /

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its...

Osun Police Boss Warns Against “Get-Rich-Quick” Attitude

6 days ago /

The Osun state commissioner of Police, Olafimihan Adeoye has advised Nigerians to avoid engaging themselves in any means of getting rich quickly as so many people have fallen victims of fraudsters who often lure innocent citizens into their net.  The commissioner of police gave the piece of advice while parading...

Nigerian Airforce Conducts 842 Missions Against Boko Haram In Three Months

6 days ago /

The Nigerian Airforce said it has carried out a total of 842 missions in the course of fighting Boko Haram elements in the last three months. The attacks which include air interdiction missions, air raids and vigilance air patrol, evacuation of both casualties and medical supplies, etc, were all done to...

Terrorism Trial: Charles Okah, Son Testify

6 days ago /

Charles Okah, the alleged mastermind of the October 1st 2010 independence day bomb in Abuja,  gave evidence-in-chief in his on-going terrorism trial before the federal high court Abuja.  Also, testifying was Okah’s son, Boloebi Charles Okah, who resides in Toronto,  Canada. He was led in evidence by his   counsel, Samuel Zibiri.  He admitted making his witness...

National Defence College, Embarks On Geostrategic Tour Of Kano

6 days ago /

The Kano state government says it is committed to empowering youth and women in the state through various skills acquisition projects. Governor Ganduje said this while taking members of the national defence college, course 26, on a geostrategic tour of the state. The team leader of the national defence college course 26,...

Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack In Gwoza

6 days ago /

Nigerian troops have repelled a Boko Haram attack at their base in Yamteke axis of Gwoza, Borno state.                            Confirming the incident in a statement, army spokesman brigadier general Sani Usman, said the terrorists had attempted to infiltrate the military base with vehicles and persons-borne improvised explosive devices on Tuesday night. He said...

No Isis Operations In Nigeria - Army

1 week ago /

  The Nigeria Military has denied reports that 30 Nigerian soldiers were ambushed and executed by the ISIS terror group. The report had been published online by Amardanews.com, and credited to one Chris Tomson. A statement from the Theatre Command, Operation LAfiya Dole, signed by Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, says that there was...

National Defence College Participants Advocate Youth Empowerment And Security

1 week ago /

Members of the national defence college course 26 are advocating youth empowerment and improved security strategies, to ensure peace and unity in the country. The participants said this in Kano when they visited the Kano state governor as part of their geostrategic tour of states in the country. The national defence college...

Nigeria Police Refute Claims Of Personnel Protest

1 week ago /

The Nigeria police force has described as incorrect and misleading, the news making the rounds in the media that its personnel in eight state commands of the federation are protesting against the non-payment of august and September salaries. In a press release by the force public Relations Officer Jimoh Moshood, the...

Military assures of security in northeast

1 week ago /

The Nigerian chief of army staff, lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says, the army will do its best to ensure that security in the northeast is stabilised. He also says that the troops are ever remain loyal in the discharge of their responsibilities to the nation. The army chief was speaking at the...

IGP hails Senate on kidnap bill

1 week ago /

Nigeria’s inspector general of Police Ibrahim Idris has hailed the national assembly for speedily passing the bill on kidnapping. The police chief who made the commendation at a south-south public lecture in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital also promised to secure conviction against kidnap kingpins henry chibueze popularly known as...

Niger troops ambush: U.S. confirms killing of three soldiers

1 week ago /

Three US and five Nigerian soldiers have been killed and two others wounded in an ambush in Niger near the border with Mali. US Africa command said the patrol had come under "hostile fire" and was working to confirm the details. The us army has been providing training to Niger’s army to help...


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