News - Security

Police has leads to arresting perpetrators of Nyanya bomb blast

3 years ago /

The Nigeria Police says it has evidence that will lead to the arrest of the perpetrators of Monday’s Abuja bus station bomb explosion.

 

Bomb detectors to be installed in motor parks - FCT Minister

3 years ago /

Bomb detectors are to be installed in motor parks across the Federal Capital Territory to forestall a recurrence of the explosion that killed over 75 persons with many more seriously injured.

State government is treating insecurity in the state with kid's gloves - Southern Kaduna coalition

3 years ago /

A coalition of community development associations, civil society and non-governmental organisations from southern Kaduna has accused the Kaduna state government of not taking action against persistent attacks on communities in the area.

Jamaican star Shelly Pryce cites Blessing Okagbare as her greatest opponent

3 years ago /

Jamaican sprint star, Shelly – Ann Fraser – Pryce believes that African athletes will pose the biggest challenge for her at the forthcoming Commonwealth games in Glasgow.  

Cattle breeders association threatens to take Federal government to International Court

3 years ago /

The Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association is threatening to head for the International Criminal Court to seek justice over what it describes as the seeming ethnic cleansing of the Fulani ethnic group in Nigeria if the federal government fails to bring to book the perpetrators of the recent killings in Keana local government area of Nasarawa state

House summons Inspector General of Police, Minster of Defence and National Security Adviser

3 years ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Minister of Defence and the National Security Adviser over the massacre of over 200 people in Maru and Zurmi local government areas of Zamfara state.

Fulani herdsmen and farmers agree to lay down their arms

3 years ago /

Rival groups in the bloody conflict between Fulani herdsmen and farmers have agreed to an immediate cessation of hostilities.

NSCDC discovers illegal refinery in Abia

3 years ago /

The Abia state command of the Nigeria security and Civil Defence corps says it has arrested three suspected operators of illegal refinery in the state.

Governors of north central states want terrorist activities checkmated

3 years ago /

Governors of north central states of Nigeria have asked the federal government to take urgent steps aimed at checking the activities of terrorists who have made life unbearable for the people of the zone.

Northeastern elders demand an end to Boko Haram insurgency

3 years ago /

Elders from Yobe and Borno states on Monday cried out about what they described as the escalating insurgency in north-eastern Nigeria.

Oyo kidnappers will be brought to book, says Nigeria Police Force

3 years ago /

The Nigeria Police says all those behind the kidnapping activities in what is now known as the ‘kidnappers den’ in Oyo state will surely be brought to book.

Al-Makura promises end to attack by herdsmen

3 years ago /

Nasarawa state government is to establish a permanent security base in Giza, a border community with Benue state to forestall future attacks by suspected Tiv and Fulani militia.

SSS foils attempted jailbreak

3 years ago /

An attempt by some Boko Haram insurgents under detention to escape from custody of the state security service was foiled in the early hours of Sunday.

Southeast governors promise to tackle security issues

3 years ago /

As part of its efforts to boost security in the zone, the Southeast Governors’ Forum is taking steps to counter possible breach of security in the area.

Jonah Jang-led governors' forum requests for proactive measures to curb security challenges in northeastern Nigeria

3 years ago /

The Jonah Jang-led Nigeria’s Governors’ Forum has raised alarm over what it describes as the deteriorating security situation in the northeastern part of the country.

Nigeria Police Force trains officers ahead of 2015 elections

3 years ago /

In preparation for the 2015 general elections, the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar has sent sixteen thousand, six hundred and ninety-one officers on a promotion course.

Nigerian Navy arrests four vessels carrying twenty two Chinese

3 years ago /

The Nigerian Navy has arrested four vessels carrying twenty two Chinese national who allegedly entered Nigeria territorial waters without permit.

Human trafficking: Offenders to get five year jail term

3 years ago /

The Nigerian Senate says, offenders in trafficking in persons will continue to face the stiff punishment of five years imprisonment in the country.

Army tasks parents on good upbringing of their children

3 years ago /

The role of parents in curbing youth violence in the country is key to national development.

Ombatse: Legal angle

3 years ago /

The recommendation for the prosecution of those indicted over the gruesome killings by the Ombatse cult group in Nassarawa state is now raising dusts.  


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