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IGP Convenes Benue/Nasarawa Peace Talk Over Killings

6 days ago /

The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris wants the public to desist from making inflammatory comments on the recent crisis in Benue state so that the issue can be quickly addressed.         Idris made the appeal during a peace talk organized by the police in Abuja. The past few weeks have no doubt...

Federal High Court Order The Nigerian Police To Unseal Peace Corps Office

1 week ago /

The Federal High Court in  Abuja has again ordered the Nigerian Police to immediately unseal the office of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, situated at Jabi area of the federal capital territory, Abuja In a Ruling on Monday, Justice Tsoho ordered the Police and other security agencies laying siege at the...

Change Of Baton At TRADOC As Gen. Salihu Takes Over

1 week ago /

The Nigerian Army has appointed major General Adeku Salihu as the commander, training and doctrine command in Minna, Niger state. Addressing officers of the command, major general salihu urged them to remain committed to their duties and responsibilities. Unitil his appointment, General Salihu was the chief of defence communications at the defence...

Bishop Urges FG To Deal Decisively With Herdsmen Killings

1 week ago /

Reactions are still trailing the spate of killings in different parts of Nigeria by suspected herdsmen.  In a homily during the dedication of St. Mark's Catholic Church Uburu, Ihechiowa, in Abia state, the catholic bishop of Umuahia diocese, Lucius Ugorji, called on ‎the federal government to take a decisive action against...

IGP Tours Benue, Nasarawa States Assures Of Adequate Protection

1 week ago /

The Nigerian Police Force says it remains committed to providing adequate protection for the people of Benue and Nasarawa  states in north central Nigeria. Inspector general of Police, Ibrahim Idris, gave the assurance during a tour of some of the troubled communities and villages in the two north central states. The Nigerian top...

Nigerian Air Force Receive New Trainer Air Craft

1 week ago /

The Nigerian Air Force has received the second batch of Super Mushshak trainer aircraft that the Federal Government ordered from Pakistan. The five aircraft were flown to Nigeria by the Pakistan Air Force, and received by the NAF Chief of Logistics, Air Vice Marshal Bello Garba.  The brand new trainer air craft...

Borno Government Extends Daily 8:00 Pm To 6:00 Am Curfew By One Week

1 week ago /

Borno State Government has announced the extension of the daily 8:00 pm to 6:00 am curfew by another one week. It is now to last until Friday, 20th January 2018. A statement issued by the Borno State Commissioner of Information, Mohammed Bulama says, the government is heeding the advice of the Theatre Command...

Omoku Gang Member Paraded By Police

1 week ago /

The Nigeria Police has paraded a suspected notorious armed robbery and kidnap kingpin, who participated in the new year killing of worshippers at Omoku, Rivers State. Force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, said, the suspect Desmond okotubo, was trailed and arrested in Mpape community, Abuja. Okotubo, a 32-year old father of three, told newsmen that...

The Counter-Terrorism Mobile Strike Teams

1 week ago /

As the military continues clearance operations in the Northeast, keeping areas around highways and other roads safe for civilian movement across Northeast Nigeria has become an important part of the campaign against Boko-haram.The Mobile Strike Teams (MST) were therefore created by the Army to provide an elite, swift and efficient...

Nigeria Troops Neutralize Terrorists

1 week ago /

The Nigerian army says its troops conducting intensive clearance operations along the northern Borno and Lake Chad Basin region have neutralized over 100 terrorists The troops engaged the insurgents in Tumbon-Ndjamena and Metele villages, where high caliber arms and ammunitions were recovered along with stockpiles of foodstuff Three soldiers however died in...

IGP Retracts Statement On Benue Killings

1 week ago /

The Inspector-General Of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday apologized to Benue people over an earlier statement in which he referred to the new year deadly herders attacks on communities in logo and Guma Local Government Areas of the state as communal clashes, pledging to bring the culprits to justice. The inspector...

Benue Killings: Indigenes Threaten Self-Defence

1 week ago /

Indigenes of Benue state in north-central Nigeria are threatening to defend themselves following what they say is the failure of the Nigerian government to protect their communities from invasion, attacks and killings by armed Fulani herdsmen. Addressing newsmen in Abuja, the nation’s capital they described the violence and killings as nothing...

Police Lose Two Men In Benue Killings

1 week ago /

The Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the killing of two of its men by Fulani Herdsmen in logo local government area of Benue state, north-central Nigeria. The men who were slaughtered by their killers in awashua village near Anyiin in Logo Local Government Area of the state were part of the...

OVER ONE HUNDRED TERRORISTS DIE IN OPERATION DEEP PUNCH 2

1 week ago /

The Nigerian military says its troops conducting intensive clearance operations along the Northern Borno and Lake Chad basin region have neutralized over 100 terrorists. The troops engaged the insurgents in Tumbun-Ndjamena and Metele villages, where high calibre arms and ammunitions were recovered, along with stockpiles of food stuff. Three soldiers however died...

Nigerian Military Conducts Intensive Clearance Operations Along Northern Borno

1 week ago /

The Nigerian military says its troops conducting intensive clearance operations along the Northern Borno and Lake Chad basin region have neutralized over 100 terrorists. The troops engaged the insurgents in Tumbun-Ndjamena and Metele villages, where high calibre arms and ammunitions were recovered, along with stockpiles of food stuff.  Three soldiers however died...

Nigerian Military Warns Residents, To Desist From Harbouring Remnants Of Boko Haram Terrorists

1 week ago /

Nigerian military is warning residents, especially those in the North East to desist from harbouring remnants of Boko Haram terrorists trying to flee. A statement issued by the Director, Army Public Relations,  Brigadier General Sani Usman says, intelligence reports have revealed that in order to evade attacks from air and ground...

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Suffers Mishap

1 week ago /

A Nigerian Air Force Mi-17 Helicopter has suffered a mishap while undertaking a mission in the ongoing counterinsurgency operation in the North East. Air Force spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya said in a statement that the incident resulted in significant damage to the helicopter. There was, however, no loss of...

Buhari Orders IGP To Move To Benue State

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately relocate to Benue State, North-Central Nigeria following unending tension and killings by armed Fulani herdsmen in the State. President Buhari who gave the order late Monday night has directed the police chief to immediately restore law and...

New Director Of Defence Information

2 weeks ago /

A new Director Defence Information has been appointed and resumed duties at the Defence Headquarters.  He is Brigadier General John Agim. He replaces Major General John Enenche, who is now Commandant Army War College, Nigeria. Until his appointment as the new Defence Spokesman, Brigadier General Agim was Commandant, Nigerian Army School of...

Mamman Nur Fatally Injured In Strikes - Nigeria Military

2 weeks ago /

Nigerian military officials say major factional leader of the Boko haram terrorists group, Mamman Nur, has been fatally injured along with other sect members in ongoing artillery and aerial bombardments of enclaves in the Lake Chad region by troops. Spokesman of the Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Command, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu said...