News - Security

Militants Killed While Attacking Kenya Police Base

5 months ago /

Three suspected Al-Shabab militants have been killed after they attacked a police camp in Kenya's eastern county of Garissa, close to the border with Somalia.

Rights Activists Urge EFCC To Probe Constituency Projects

5 months ago /

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been asked to institute an immediate investigation into the administration of funds meant for constituency projects across the country.

Army Launches Drones To Check Kidnapping In Ondo, Ekiti

5 months ago /

The Nigerian Army says it will not relent in nipping criminality in the bud, especially the current spate of kidnapping in the country.

Police Scale Up Security To Tackle Kidnapping In Abaji, FCT

5 months ago /

The Commissioner of Police in charge of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Bala Ciroma say the command is ready to tackle kidnapping in Abaji area council of the territory.

Army Chief Buratai Charges Young Officers On Professionalism, Tactical Thinking

5 months ago /

The Chief of Army Staff,  Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has tasked personnel of the armed forces in the front lines to come to terms with the present reality and be tactical in their operations.

Interpol Offers To Assist Nigeria In Recovery Of Looted Public Assets

5 months ago /

The International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) in Nigeria, says it is ready to render any form of assistance and collaboration with the special presidential investigation panel for the recovery of public property in the interest of the country.

Cross River Raises Alarm Over Increase In Cameroonian Refugees

5 months ago /

The increase in women and children among the asylum seekers living in the refugee camp in Ogoja, Cross River State has become a source of worry to the wife of the Governor of Cross River State, Dr. Linda Ayade.

Five Killed In Taraba/Benue Renewed Hostility

5 months ago /

No fewer than five persons have been reported killed in renewed hostilities between Jukun and Tiv natives in Gyenku village, Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State.

Bandits Abduct Zamfara District Head, Wives

5 months ago /

The District Head of Yankaba community in Kaura Namoda local government area of Zamfara State, Buhari Ammani, three of his wives and four other men were abducted. This is an addition to one person was killed in the early hours of Friday by suspected bandits.

Police Arrest 38 Suspected Kidnappers

5 months ago /

More than 10 suspected criminal gangs have owned up to their involvement in various crimes across the country, including the kidnap of the board chairman of the Basic Education Mahmood Abubakar.

Air Strike Kills Scores Of Bandits In Zamfara

5 months ago /

The air component of operation Hadarin Daji says it has degraded a camp and killed scores of armed bandits in air strikes conducted at a location near Dangote village in Zamfara state.

Buhari Orders Security Forces To Halt Attacks On Kona People In Taraba

5 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the current attacks on the people of Kona in Taraba State and ordered security forces to end the violence immediately and decisively.

Police Arrest Three Suspects Over Abduction Of Former Health Minister’s Son

5 months ago /

Assistant Inspector General of police in charge of zone eleven, Adeleye Oyebade says effort is ongoing to rescue the son of the Former Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole. The police chief also stated that 3 persons have been arrested in connection with the crime.

Quack Doctor Kills 15 In Adamawa

5 months ago /

An unqualified medical practitioner has been identified in Adamawa state as having killed fifteen persons out of forty-five treated. The quack doctor possesses only a NAPTEP qualification. The revelation was made by the state governor Umaru Fintiri during the ministerial briefing organized to probe the activities of the state civil service.

Fire Guts Gombe New Market

5 months ago /

Seventeen shops and property worth millions of naira were on Wednesday morning burnt down at the popular New Market in Gombe Metropolis.

Jalingo Crisis: Police Arrest 20

5 months ago /

Taraba State Police Command has confirmed five person’s death and several others injured in a recent attack by unknown gunmen in some communities in the suburb of Jalingo the State capital.

Security Forces Clamp Down On Criminals In Rivers

5 months ago /

The Rivers state police command, the Nigerian Army and other security agencies have intensified efforts to clamp down on cultists, kidnappers and armed robbers terrorizing communities along the Ahoada West-Emouha axis of the East-West road.

Army Chief Buratai Speaks On Command Leadership

5 months ago /

Improved leadership and command qualities among military officers are necessary for winning the war against insurgency.

Taraba State Government Imposes Curfew On Jalingo

5 months ago /

Taraba State Government has imposed a curfew on Jalingo following a fresh outbreak of the crisis in Kona and ATC areas of the State capital on Monday, June 17, the curfew will last from 4pm-6am daily until further notice.

 

“Operation Puff Adder” Nabs Over 800 Bandits, Kidnappers, Cultists Nationwide

5 months ago /

The Nigeria Police says it has so far arrested over eight hundred suspected bandits, kidnappers, and cultists since the launch of its operation coded, “Puff Adder”.