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Police Community Relations Committee Seeks Better Funding For The Police

3 weeks ago /

The Nigerian government has again been told to adequately fund the Nigeria police force to enable it fight crimes and criminality in the country.

Troops Kill Seven Boko Haram Terrorists

3 weeks ago /

Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram in northern Nigeria have killed seven members of the sect who were setting up camp in Sambisa forest.

Nigerian Air Force To Activate 12 More Operational Bases

3 weeks ago /

Nigeria’s chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says the Nigerian Airforce will be activating twelve more force operational bases in three states of the federation.

Germany Offers Assistance In Resolving Nigeria’s Security Challenges

3 weeks ago /

The German government says it is committed to working with Nigeria to ensure its security challenges are solved.

Nigeria To Spend $495 Million On Procurement Of Military Aircraft

3 weeks ago /

The Nigerian government is to spend the sum of four hundred and ninety four million dollars for the procurement of military aircraft for the armed forces.

Benue Killings: Senator Abdullahi Adamu Backs Cattle Colonies

3 weeks ago /

A Former Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdulahi Adamu says the New Year killings in Benue state are a menace that must be tackled with all sensitivity in order to avoid a recurrence.  

 

National Security Council Meeting

3 weeks ago /

The Nigerian government is to spend the sum of four hundred and ninety four million dollars for the procurement of military aircrafts for the armed forces. The cost of the aircrafts which will be purchased from the American government include maintenance and training of military personnel.

Interior Minister Blames Porous Borders For Nigeria’s Insecurity

3 weeks ago /

The persistent insecurity in Nigeria has been blamed on the porous nature of borders across the country.

Nigeria Navy Rues Poor Funding

4 weeks ago /

The Nigerian Navy says poor funding is hampering its operation. The chief of Naval Staff, Ibok-Ete Ibas said this when he appeared before the house committee on navy to defend   its 2017 budget performance and the 2018 estimates. The navy chief explained that it has become difficult to meet key operational milestones like purchase of...

Nigeria – US Launch Security Initiative Joint Country Action Plan

4 weeks ago /

Nigeria and the United States have launched the security governance initiative Joint Country Action Plan, (J CAP) The partnership will help improve the security apparatus in Nigeria. The partnership is designed to improve security, governance and capacity with focus on policing in the northeast, emergency response protocols as well as defence. Speaking at...

Police Vow To Fish Out Those Who Burnt Falae’s Farm

4 weeks ago /

Police authorities in Ondo state have promised to fish out perpetrators of the burnt palm plantation of former secretary to the government of the federation, Olu Falae.  Part of the farmland of the Elder Stateman located in Ilu-Abo, Akure north local government area of Ondo state was on Sunday evening, burnt...

National Institute For Policy And Strategic Studies Offers Assistance In Resolving Security Challenges

4 weeks ago /

The 9-member committee constituted by the federal government to look into spate of killings in parts of the country have been told to engage the national institute for policy and strategic studies, Kuru, Jos, for possible solutions to the crisis. President of the alumni association of the Institute, Khaleel Bolaji, who...

Okowa Wants Buhari To Stop Herdsmen Killings

4 weeks ago /

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has told president Muhammadu to prevail on the Fulani herdsmen and stop the killings in some parts of the country. Speaking with reporters on Monday in Abuja, Okowa urged president Buhari to make a strong statement that will automatically put a stop to the killings. He said...

Borno Reviews Curfew

1 month ago /

Borno state government has reviewed the 8pm to 6am curfew earlier imposed on Maiduguri and Jere Local Government Area, three weeks ago. The curfew will now hold from 10:30 pm to 6, beginning Saturday, 20th January 2018. Correspondent Ifeanyi Mark Recalls that the earlier 8pm to 6am curfew was on the advice...

NBA Wades Into Benue Herders/Farmers Clashes

1 month ago /

A delegation of the Nigeria Bar Association led by its president, Abubakar Mahmoud has met  with representatives of religious bodies, local government chairmen, civil society organizations and other interest groups in Makurdi to find a lasting solution to the herdsmen/farmers clashes rocking the state and other parts of the country. Some of...

Abia Farmers/Herdsmen Resolve To Keep The Peace

1 month ago /

In Abia state, South East Nigeria, the Farmers / Herdsmen conflict resolution committee, set up by the state government has resolved to resist any action that will attract a breakdown of law and order ‎in the state. Addressing members of the committee which include farmers, leaders of herdsmen, traditional rulers, security...

Ekiti Herdsmen Attack: Fayose Wants F.G To Be Alive To Its Responsibilities

1 month ago /

Following the death of a Pregnant Tiv Woman killed at Orin-Ekiti in Ido Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State by suspected Fulani herdsmen, Governor Ayodele Fayose is again calling on the federal government to be alive to its responsibilities in providing adequate security for Nigerians. Gov. Fayose made the call...

Fulani Herdsmen Attack Village In Numan, Adamawa State

1 month ago /

Fulani herdsmen have launched an attack on a Village called Kikan in Numan local Government of Adamawa State. Locals who spoke to AIT say the marauding herdsmen attacked in the wee hours of the morning tody setting houses ablaze and burning granaries and several other valuables. The Chairman of Numan Local Government...

Islamic State Terrorist Identified In West Africa

1 month ago /

Security service organizations including the Department of State Service, DSS have in a report submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari say they have identified an Islamic State in West Africa , ISWA network operating within some North Central and South-South sections of Nigeria that is using foreign terrorists and recruiting young...

Suspected Herdsmen Set Olu Falae’s Farm On Fire

1 month ago /

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have set a farmland belonging to former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae on fire on Sunday evening. The elder statesman who confirmed the development in a chat with newsmen, said suspected herdsmen burnt his farm again, as they do every year. Speaking further, Falae explained...


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