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Seven Persons Killed In Abuja Police-Armed Robbers Shootout

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Seven persons, including three policemen have been reportedly killed in a shootout with suspected armed robbers in Abuja.

Plateau Killings: Senate Revisits State Police

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The Nigerian Senate resumed from its three week break, on Tuesday, directing its committee on constitution review to immediately revisit the bill on state police with a view to re-presenting it to the general house within two weeks.

Shettima Says End Of Insurgency In Sight

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Borno state governor Kashim Shettima says there are signs that the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast will soon be over

Protesting Mobile Police Personnel Back Down

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Protesting mobile policemen who Monday morning barricaded and disrupted vehicular movement at the police headquarters gate on the Maiduguri - Kano road over unpaid special duty allowances have withdrawn, and the situation has now been brought under control.

Nigerian Army Marks 155 Years of Existence with Prayers

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Special prayers have been held nationwide for Nigerian troops as the service marks 155 years of existence.

Policemen In Maiduguri Protest Non-Payment Of Allowances

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Mobile policemen on Monday in Maiduguri staged a protest over non-payment of their allowances.

Confessions Of A Naval Officer’s Killer

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The Nigerian police has unravelled the mystery behind the disappearance of a naval officer, lieutenant Yusuf Abubakar Yahaya after the remains of his Girlfriend Lorriane Onye was found in his official residence in Borokiri navy barracks in rivers state.

Benue Urges Joint Military Operation To Stick To Its Rules Of Engagement

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The joint military operation whirl stroke has been tasked to execute orders and comply solely with the directive of the acting director of defense information Brigadier General John Agim which is to track, fish out and descend heavily on camps of militants and shoot to kill any cow used by the marauding insurgent herder as shield.

Buhari Endorses ECOWAS/ECCAS Security Summit

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The proposal for a security summit between members of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and countries in Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) has been lauded by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Five Killed In Bodija Market Clash

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5 person were killed in Bodija Market in the early hours of Thursday after a fight broke out among butchers in the market in protest against Government’s order to relocate them to a new Abattoir.

Security Administrators Brainstorm On National Security Challenges

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The Federal and States Security Administrators meeting in Yola, the Adamawa State capital has focused on Security challenges bedevilling the country.

Printing Workers Want Herdsmen Disarmed

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The National Union of Printing, Publishing and  Paper Product Workers NUPPPROW has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency disarm all herdsmen across the country to guarantee peaceful coexistence in Nigeria.

NYSC Moves To Improve Security For Corps Members

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Following recent disturbing attacks and communal clashes in parts of the country, the national youth service corps says it has decided to capture the locations of its members across Nigeria as part of its efforts to ensure their security while at the place of primary assignment.

Akure Residents Call For Improved Fire Service System

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Residents of Akure, Ondo State capital, have called on Government at all levels to improve fire service system for quick response to emergency.

Nigeria Air Force Says Has Zero Tolerance For Rights Violations

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Nigeria's Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar says, the Airforce has zero tolerance for human rights violations. 

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Two Soldiers In Benue

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Two soldiers attached to the “Operation Whirl strike” in Benue state have been killed by suspected herdsmen.

IGP Idris Makes U-Turn On Re-Deployment Of Plateau Police Commissioner

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Barely 24 hours after redeploying the plateau state commissioner of Police, Undie Adie from the state; the inspector general of Police Ibrahim Idris has reversed the order.

Adamawa Killings: Army Arrests Five Suspects

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Less than 48 hours after herdsmen attacked Dowaya village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State, troops of the 23 Brigade of the Nigerian Army Yola has arrested 5 persons for setting ablaze a Fulani settlement in Demsa local Government Area of Adamawa state. 

Air Force Deploys Combat, Intelligence Aircrafts To Plateau

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The Nigerian Air Force has deployed an Mi-35P combat helicopter and an Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft to Plateau State in support of efforts aimed at quelling the crisis that recently erupted in the State.  

Plateau Killings: Police Deploy Special Force To Plateau

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The Nigerian police have deployed Special Intervention Force led by Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of operations, to restore peace to troubled Plateau State.


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