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Jonathan calls on Boko Haram to surrender

3 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has renewed calls to Boko Haram insurgents to lay down their arms and engage government in constructive dialogue to address their grievances.

 

Boko Haram unleashes terror on students in boarding house

3 years ago /

Gunmen from the Boko Haram terrorist group attacked a boarding school overnight in Yobe State, killing 29 pupils, many of whom died in flames as the school was burned to the ground, police and the military said on Tuesday.

 

NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE PROMISES TO END FULANI HERDSMEN ATTACKS

3 years ago /

The Nigeria Police says it is very ready and determined to restore peace and calm in areas affected by the frequent Fulani attacks in some states.

 

Nigerian Military opens up about the Boko Haram threat

3 years ago /

The Nigerian army spokesman, Brigadier-General Chris Olukolade says the areas already secured by the military are no longer threatened by Boko Haram.

 

Paramilitary agencies request higher allocations

3 years ago /

The Nigerian Paramilitary services are complaining of inadequate funding as the Nigerian Senate urges more budgetary allocations for Paramilitary services. 

 

Nigerian Police officers to receive training from Pakistani agencies

3 years ago /

The first batch of ten police officers will soon leave Nigeria for Pakistan to undergo extensive training on counter terrorism, counter insurgency as well as bomb diffusion and disposal.

 

Boko Haram claims responsibility for the killing of renowned scholar

3 years ago /

The Boko haram insurgency group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of the Sheik Muhammed Awwal Albani, leader of Nigeria’s Salafi group two weeks ago in Zaria.

 

Northern governors ask for more security operatives in the region

3 years ago /

The Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu has called on the Federal Government to deploy more security personnel with superior equipments to the states affected by Boko Haram attacks. 

 

Does the FG know those behind Boko Haram?

3 years ago /

Boko Haram was founded in 2001 by the late Muhammed Yusuf with the intention of putting an end to Western education and to Islamise Nigeria; the group remained in the background until the Federal Government in 2009 investigated its activities. 

 

Shettima, others criticise Okupe's claims on Boko Haram

3 years ago /

Following the statements made by the Governor of the embattled Borno state, Kashim Shettima, showing a lack of confidence in the ability of the nation’s security forces to defeat Boko Haram, the SSA to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe quickly issued a statement dismissing Shettima’s concern.

 

United States to train Nigeria's Security Agencies.

3 years ago /

The United States is set to train Nigeria's security agencies for the upcomiing 2015 elections. 

 

AbIa State Governor's son escapes assassination attempt.

3 years ago /

Chinedu Orji, son of Abia state Governor, Theodore Orji escaped a gun attack at the weekend, which claimed the life of one of his aides, John Ndubuka.

 

President Jonathan highlights role of Customs in the security of the country

3 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan says the Nigerian Customs Service has a key role to play in maintaining the security of Nigeria. 

 

The Nigerian Defence on Boko Haram attacks.

3 years ago /

The Nigerian Defence says the on-going attacks by Boko Haram will not stop troops from hunting down its members. 

 

Governor Shettima says Nigerian leaders have failed the Nigerian people

3 years ago /

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state on Monday described the recent killings in the North-Eastern state as a very unfortunate situation that could only occur in a warfare zone. 

 

Northern Governors resolve to put an end to Boko Haram

3 years ago /

Boko Haram’s attack on villages in the North-Eastern part of the country was top on the agenda of the meeting held by Northern Governors on Monday in Kaduna. The meeting also resolved to find lasting solutions to the nomadic fulani farmers clashes over grazing lands.

Nigerian Army warns Nigerians on fraudulent recruitment adverts

3 years ago /

The Nigerian Army has made it part of their trend in recent times to keep Nigerians abreast of latest happenings within the service. 

Court awards N10m damages to two-year-old girl raped by police corporal

3 years ago /

Two-year-old Chiwendu Onwudiwe was sexually abused sometime in 2013 in Mararaba by a Police Corporal, James Onoja.

BIG STORY: Security experts question the eligibility of the Chief of Defense Staff

3 years ago /

The defense headquarters has explained that any deadline for ending insurgency in Nigeria is to avoid a constitutional crisis.

Rivers state police commissioner re-assigned to FCT Police Command

3 years ago /

The Rivers state Commissioner of Police, Mbu Joseph Mbu has been redeployed to FCT police command.