News - Security

Army Tackles TY Danjuma

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The Nigerian Army has described the statement by Former chief of Army Staff,  Theophilus Danjuma, as unfortunate, coming at the critical the military is trying to demilitarized and restore peace in the Northcentral region.  

Police To Establish Explosive Ordinance Training School In Maiduguri

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The Nigeria police force is establishing an explosive ordinance training school in Maiduguri, Borno state. 

FG Offers Amnesty For Repentant Boko Haram Insurgents

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President Muhammadu Buhari has read the riot act to those taking advantage of the ongoing insurgency war to achieve selfish gains, saying government will not hesitate to identify and deal decisively with such persons.

DHQ Refutes Amnesty International's Report On Dapchi Abduction

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The Defence Headquarters has denied a report by the human rights group, Amnesty International, which alleged that the Nigerian Military and security forces were informed that a convoy of Boko Haram fighters were heading towards Dapchi in Yobe state to abduct some school girls, and failed to act accordingly.

Police Withdraws Orderlies Attached To VIPs

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The Nigeria police is to reduce the number of policemen attached to political and public office holders in view of the current security challenges.

Militants Threaten Nigeria Over Paul Boroh

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Ten Niger Delta militant groups, including the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, have given the federal government four weeks to reinstate the sacked Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Retired General Paul Boroh.

Three Students Gunned Down In Calabar Cult Clash

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No fewer than three suspected cultists were killed at the university of Calabar following a gangster war, among the students confraternity group.

Canada To Send Troops To Mali UN Peace Keeping

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Canada will send helicopters and support troops, including medical staff, to join a united nations peace-keeping mission in Mali later this year, a senior Canadian government source said late on Friday.

Troops Arrest 12 Herdsmen

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The Nigerian Army says troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade presently taking part in the Exercise  AYEM A- KPATUMA have arrested eighteen herdsmen engaged in destructive activities on the farmlands in parts of Benue state. 

UNICAL To Commence Anti-Terrorrism Studies

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Following the spate of insecurity in  the Niger delta region in particular and Nigeria in general,the university of calabar,unical, has revealed plans to include security and anti-terrorrism studies to the institution’s programmes  of study.

Kano Denies Rumours Of Attack On Schools

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The Kano state government has dispelled rumours making the rounds especially on social media platforms of an alleged security threat in form of invasion and kidnapping of students in boarding schools in the state. 

Army Threatens To Court Martial Commanders Over Wanton Killings

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The Nigerian Army has threatened to court martial any of its commanders who fails to take decisive actions against the wanton killings of innocent persons when deployed to do so.  

House Of Representatives Want Security Beef-Up Around Humanitarian Aid Workers

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Nigeria’s House of Representatives wants security beef up around humanitarian aid workers camps in the northeast.

Isis Releases Video On Ambush Of U.S. Troops In Niger

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The Islamic state group has published a video purporting to show an ambush in Niger in which four us soldiers were killed last October.

Searching For The Dapchi Girls

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On the 19th of February of 2018, several Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted from the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, in Yobe state by Boko-Haram terrorists. Since then, several efforts have been made to locate and rescue them.  Leading from above is the Nigerian Air Force, with several aircraft deployed...

Anglican Clergy Advocates Upgrade Of Nigeria’s Security System

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The primate of the church of Nigeria Anglican communion, most reverend Nicholas okoh says Nigeria’s security system needs to be upgraded to effectively tackle the sophistication of terrorists insurgents

Anambra Police Inaugurates 9-Man Task Force On Mop-Up Of Illegal Arms

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The Anambra State Police Commissioner, Garba Umar has inaugurated a 9-man task force for the mop up operation of illegal fire arms in the state.

Nigeria Airforce Intensifies Search For Dapchi Girls

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The Nigerian air force says it's intensified search operation for the missing Dapchi school girls are being conducted in conjunction with military and intelligence agencies in neighbouring countries.

Nine Arrested Over Murder Of Taraba State Assembly Member

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Nine persons have been arrested by the Nigerian army and the department of state security in connection with the kidnap and Murder Ofa Taraba state house of assembly member, Hosea Ibi.

Troops Arrest Arsonist Herdsmen In Adamawa

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Troops on exercise Ayem Akpatuma have arrested herdsmen while setting ablaze Gwamba village says brigadier general Texas Chukwu, director army public relations