News - Security

Lieutenant General Useni Escapes Assassination

4 years ago /

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and a National Conference Delegate, Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni, on Wednesday escaped an attempt on his life when some unknown gunmen attacked his Langtang home, in Langtang North Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Nasarawa Police Command Arrest 22 Over Impeachment Protest

4 years ago /

The Nasarawa State Police command have arrest of 22 people who allegedly turned a peaceful protest over the impeachment notice served on the state governor, Tanko Al-Makura, into a violent one.

Many Feared Dead As Boko Haram Attack Damboa, Borno State

4 years ago /

Soldiers have reportedly deserted Damboa since the Boko Haram attack on security formations there about two weeks ago.      

Proposed $1 Billion Loan Wouldn't Be Handed To FG - Mike Omeri

4 years ago /

The National Information Centre Coordinator, Mr. Mike Omeri said that the proposed $1 billion loan would not be handed to the Nigerian government in cash but it was an arrangement involving the government.

Kebbi Police Command Recovers Stolen Medical Equipment Worth N20.8 million

4 years ago /

Kebbi Police Command has recovered stolen medical equipment worth N20.8 million and arrested a suspect, Faruk Zaki who is a civil servant in the state Ministry of Health.

President Jonathan Inaugurates Committee To Raise Funds For Terror Victims

4 years ago /

Nigerian on Wednesday took a big step forward aimed at mobilizing support and resources for victims of insurgency as President Goodluck Jonathan inaugurates a committee to raise funds to cushion their losses.

President Jonathan Seeks $1 Billion Loan To Fight Insurgency

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday sought the approval of the National Assembly to obtain a $1 billion loan.      

Security Operatives Nab Man Who Sends Fake Boko Haram Crisis SMS

4 years ago /

Over recent times, series of 'threat' SMS have been sent warning Nigerians of suspected target areas likely to be attacked by the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram.

Aminu Ogwuche, Co-mastermind Of Nyanya Bombing Extradited To Nigeria

4 years ago /

Following the conclusion of tortuous legal and diplomatic processes between Nigeria and the Republic of Sudan, the co-mastermind of the Nyanya Motor Park bombing in which scores of citizens died and hundreds wounded, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche was Tuesday, 15th July, 2014 extradited to the country from Sudan where he had taken refuge.

T.Y. Danjuma Heads FG’s Fund For Insurgency Victim

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the constitution of a committee on ‘victims support fund’ to mobilize resources and administer support to victims of insurgency and Boko Haram terror activities all over the country

Security Agencies Meet On Quick Response To Terror Situations

4 years ago /

Security agencies, and paramilitary operatives on Monday converged in Abuja to brainstorm on improved ways of responding to emergency situations in the Federal Capital Territory.  

We Need Nigerians To Be Patient - Army Chief

4 years ago /

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah says the Nigerian army is getting new equipment and material to enable it fight terrorism and insurgency.  

Police Arrest Boko Haram Top Ranking ‘Chief Butcher’ In Balmo Forest

4 years ago /

The Nigerian police have announced the arrest of a highly ranking member of the dreaded Boko Haram.  

Scores Injured As Camerounian Soldiers Clash With Boko Haram

4 years ago /

The security pact between Nigeria and Cameroun has begun yielding results. The Camerounian soldiers clashed with the insurgents during which a Cameroonian soldier and a number of militants were wounded in the half-hour exchange of gunfire.

Use Of Masked Security Personnel Unconstitutional - Aregbesola

4 years ago /

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state has alleged that there is a presence of what he calls masked alien security agents in the state, describing the development as not only sad but illegal.                              

APC Calls For International Inquiry Into B'Haram Sponsors

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed support for the international inquiry into the activities of the terror group Boko Haram with the view in unraveling its modus operandi and sponsors as well as any individual or group that may have links with the insurgents with a view to ending, once and for all, the debate over who is behind the insurgency and also to facilitate efforts to tackle it decisively.    

We Bombed Lagos - Shekau

4 years ago /

The leader of Boko Haram sect, Imam Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for a car bombing of Lagos in a new video released today.      

B'Haram Bombs Bridge Linking Borno And Gombe

4 years ago /

The bridge along the Maiduguri-Biu-Gombe Expressway linking Borno to Gombe State has been blown up by suspected members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect.    

SSS Parades Kidnappers Of President Jonathan's Uncle

4 years ago /

The Department of State Services, DSS, yesterday, paraded six men alongside a security man for the abduction of an uncle to President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Nitabai Inengite, from his Otuoke home in Bayelsa State.   

Troops Crush Insurgents In Delwa, Maiduguri

4 years ago /

Troops on patrol around Delwa and neighbouring communities on Wednesday successfully broke through insurgents’ ambush 35kilometres to Maiduguri as they advanced to dislodge insurgents who were massing up in the area.


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