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Gov. Ayade Raises Alarm Over Maritime Insecurity

2 weeks ago /

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade says extremists and armed rebellions from the southern Cameroon have taken over the ceded Bakassi Penisular thereby making Riverine Communities in Cross River State their abode.

Operation Diran Mikiya Records Success

2 weeks ago /

The Nigeria Airforce says operation Diran Mikiya launched to neutralize armed bandits terrorizing Zamfara State and its environs has recorded some successes.

Borno Police Commissioner Warns Visiting Mobile Policemen Against Protests

2 weeks ago /

Mobile Policemen posted on special operations in Borno state have been assured of arrangements to pay outstanding 5-months' allowances owed them, as quickly as possible.

National Security Council Meets In Abuja

2 weeks ago /

Members of the national Security Council met on Thursday at the presidential villa in Abuja to review the security situation across the country.

Armed Policemen Clash With Protesters In Yola

2 weeks ago /

Violence erupted on Wednesday when policemen tried to prevent a peaceful procession to the government house against killer herdsmen in Adamawa state.

Fresh Killing In Jos, 4 People Killed

2 weeks ago /

It was a dark Wednesday morning for residents of Rukkuba Road Jos, the plateau state capital, as they woke up to the news of an attack which left five persons dead and two injured.

Nigerian Air Force Commences Operation

2 weeks ago /

The Nigerian Air Force has deployed additional troops and air assets along with necessary ground support equipment to Katsina and Gusau in support of anti-armed banditry operations in Zamfara and other parts of the North West, under Operation Dirin Mikiya.

Nigerians React To Security Invasion Of Benue Assembly

2 weeks ago /

Nigerians have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order security agencies to withdraw from the Benue state house assembly to avoid heating the polity in the state.

Air Force Jets Strike Boko-Haram

2 weeks ago /

The Nigerian air force has conducted a successful air strike against some Boko Haram terrorists regrouping close to Tongule village, 9km south west of Dikwa in Borno state.

Bayelsa To Partner Nigerian Air Force In Aviation Sector

2 weeks ago /

The Bayelsa state government says it is prepared to partner with all security agencies particularly the Nigerian air force in providing adequate security to ensure a smooth take off of business activities before and after the inauguration of the state's international cargo airport. 

Nigerian Army Recovers Arms In Bayelsa State, Arrests Suspect

2 weeks ago /

The Nigerian Army says its men have recovered a large cache of arms in Bayelsa State and arrested one suspect following a tip off. 

Federal Govt .Launches Fierce Military Attack Against Zamfara Bandits.

2 weeks ago /

The Federal Government has assembled 1000-strong Military Force, compromising the Army, Air Force, Police and the Civil Defence to launch fierce attacks on the bandits terrorising the villages and towns of Zamfara State.

Borno: Police Confirm Boko Haram Attack On Jakana Town

3 weeks ago /

The Police in Maiduguri have confirmed Boko Haram attack on Jakana town in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

Nigerian Army Redeploys Senior Officers

3 weeks ago /

The Nigerian Army has appointed Major General Abba Dikko as new Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, the NorthEast counter-insurgency operation. 

Immigration Boss Advocates Transparency By Security And Response Agencies

3 weeks ago /

The comptroller general of the Nigeria immigration service Muhammad Babandede says there is a need for security and response agencies to ensure transparency in the discharge of their duties.

Community Policing: Offa Builds Police Barracks

3 weeks ago /

The people of Offa community in Kwara state have commenced the construction of a Mopol barrack to provide enabling environment for police officers posted to the community.

FCT To Make Safety Of Corps Members Top Priority

3 weeks ago /

The minister of the Federal Capital Territory Mohammad Bello says government is working hard to make security of corps members in and outside orientation camps a top priority.

Ekiti Speaker Condemns Police Siege On State House Of Assembly

3 weeks ago /

The speaker of the Ekiti state House of Assembly has described the siege laid by armed policemen to the State House of Assembly Complex as a “coup” plotted by some anti-democratic agents of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against good governance and an attempt to throw the State into chaos.

Police Nabs Phone Snatchers In Abuja

3 weeks 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

3 weeks ago /

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