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National Defence College Participants Advocate Youth Empowerment And Security

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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

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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 month 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

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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

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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...

Army commits to human rights observance

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The Nigerian Army says it is committed to ensuring all its personnel comply with human rights regulations in the course of internal security operations. This was the focus of a training workshop organized for the army and media personnel aimed at improving human rights in the military through information management. The increase...

House Committee Issues Arrest Warrant For Ibrahim Magu

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The House of Representatives committee on public petitions has   issued an arrest warrant for the acting chairman of the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu for failing to appear before it to answer questions on a petition filed by former first lady, Patience Jonathan. The committee during its sitting,...

Another Boko Haram Member Arrested In Ondo

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The Ondo state command of the Nigerian police has paraded one Mohammed Bashir, who confessed to being a member of the boko haram sect, following his arrest at the weekend  the suspect was paraded at the command headquarters in Akure on Tuesday. The state commissioner of police, Gbenga Adeyanju said Bashir was...

Police Holds Security Summit In Uyo

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Insecurity in Nigeria’s south-south geopolitical zone became a major issue at a conference in Uyo Akwa Ibom state as the Nigeria police convened a stakeholders meeting to address the security challenges. Both the inspector general of police Ibrahim Idris and the south-south governors seem to be on the same page in identifying...

Southern Cameroon Unrest: Immigration Steps Up Security Along Boarder Lines

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The Nigerian Immigration Service says security along the borderline between Nigeria and Cameroon in cross river state axis  has been stepped up, following the protest by groups of separatist calling for independence for the English speaking part of southern Cameroon. Comptroller of immigration in Cross River state, Funke Adeuyi stated this...

Nigeria At 57: President Buhari Visits Nigerian Troops In Maiduguri  

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President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigerian troops for their gallantry and service in defending the nation from Boko-Haram terrorism. The President, who paid a visit to Maiduguri, Borno state, to celebrate the 57th independence day anniversary with the troops, said theirs was the highest form of service that could be...

Nigeria-Benin Republic Army To Collaborate On Security

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The Nigerian army has been commended for its leading role in restoring peace and security in the West African sub-region. The commendation came from the Benin republic chief of army staff, Colonel Fructeux Abdias, who is in Abuja to participate in a conference for West African land forces. Colonel abdias said it...

Alleged Arrest‬: EFCC Arrest In Ekiti A Hoax

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Following an alarm raised by the personal assistant to the Ekiti state governor on public communications and new media Lere Olayinka that the state commissioner for finance, Toyin Ojo and the accountant general, Ojoowolabi have been arrested by the economic and financial crime commission, a source close to the accountant...

Air Force Assures On Abia Security

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The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has solicited the assistance of the Nigerian Air Force in aerial surveillance of the region to prevent destruction of national assets. A statement from the Air Force signed by the director of public relations, air commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, indicated that the governor made the request...

NJC Sets Up Anti-Corruption And Financial Crimes Trial Committee

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The national judicial council has set up a corruption and financial crime cases trial monitoring committee. The committee is headed by former president of the court of appeal, Justice Ayo Isa salami. The fifteen member committee is made up of three chief judges, the incumbent president of the Nigerian bar association, three...

House Of Reps Wants Speedy Investigation Of Firearms Seizures

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What plans have the Nigerian customs service and the department of state services, DSS to check the growing influx of illegal small arms and light weapons into Nigeria? This is the key question the House of Representatives says it wants answers to and urgently too. This year alone, the Nigerian customs service,...

Senators Disagree Over Nigeria Police Fund

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A bill seeking to grant the Nigerian police zero point five percent of Nigeria’s annual total revenue successfully scaled  second reading on Wednesday in Abuja despite frantic attempts by a few members to stop it.  The lawmakers argued strongly against the bill sponsored by senator Abu Ibrahim on grounds that it contravenes...

South Africa Navy To Partner With Nigeria On Maritime Security

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The South African government says it is ready to partner with Nigeria to combat maritime security challenges. Chief of the south African navy, vice admiral moshwashilongwane, said this in abuja when he led a delegation to the Nigerian navy headquarters. He was received by his Nigerian counterpart, vice admiral Ibok-Eteibas, who noted...

Nigeria And Jordan Air Force Partnership

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The Jordanian government says it is committed to working with Nigeria in the fight against terrorism. The Commander of the Royal Jordanian Air Force, Majos General Yousef Al-Hnaity, said this in Abuja at the commencement of a week long visit to the Nigerian Air Force to deliberate on areas of support and...

Ibadan Chieftaincy Crisis: Gunmen Attack Olubadan Palace

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Gunmen suspected to be NURTW thugs on Monday attacked the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan during the installation of new village heads  Former secretary to the state govt  Sharaf Adeenalli and some journalists who came to witness the installation escaped death by the whiskers as vehicles were shattered by bullets...


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