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NIGERIA: SECURITY; KWARA INAUGURATES OPERATION HARMONY

3 years ago /

Though a relatively peaceful state, hence the appellation as the State of Harmony, Kwara has its own share of deviant behaviors and criminal activities. This development informed the setting up of a security operation known as Operation Harmony, which involved the Military, Police and State Security Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, while handling over the operational vehicles to the leaders of the security agencies, Governor Ahmed appealed to them their proper usage.

PEACEKEEPING: NIGERIA POLICE DEPLOY 400 OFFICERS TO LIBERIA AND SUDAN

3 years ago /

Nigeria remains a major contributor of personnel to the peace keeping efforts of both United Nations and African Union. In continuation to the country’s commitment global and regional peace and security, the Nigeria Police Force is deploying 400 personnel on peace keeping Mission to Liberia and Sudan.

 

NIGERIA: CASE AGAINST BOKO HARAM SUSPECT STALLS AS HE IS UNABLE TO SECURE COUNSEL

3 years ago /

Boko Haram suspect Abdulmannan Obadiki will be arraigned before the Federal High Court Abuja on December 12 in connection with the attack on the Deeper Life Church, Lokoja, Kogi state, in 2012.

NIGERIA: SSS CLAIMS TO HAVE UNCOVERED BOKO HARAM SECT IN KOGI STATE

3 years ago /

The State Security Service SSS announced that it has uncovered a Boko Haram cell plotting to launch deadly attacks in Kogi state, North Central Nigeria.

REGIONAL SECURITY: AU CONSIDERS PROACTIVE STEPS TO PREVENT CONFLICTS

3 years ago /

The African Union is putting mechanisms in place to address the frequent eruption of conflicts in many countries in the continent.

 

ANAMBRA POLLS: SUSPECTED ELECTION MERCENARIES CAPTURED IN IMO STATE

3 years ago /

Imo state Police Command says about 200 and eighty-one suspected mercenaries are currently in Imo state on their way to Anambra state for Saturday’s Governorship election.

NIGERIA POLICE REFORM: SENATE TO INVESTIGATE N130Bn SPENT BETWEEN 2011 TO 2013

3 years ago /

The Nigerian Senate says restructuring the police force will cost about N1.3billion (one point three trillion naira).

STATE OF EMERGENCY: REPS SUMMON SERVICE CHIEFS

3 years ago /

The summon of the Service Chiefs by the House of Representatives is sequel to the request of the President, Goodluck Jonathan for the extension of State of Emergency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.

KOGI: GUNMEN ATTACK POLICE STATION; KILL AT LEAST 4 PEOPLE

3 years ago /

Yet another gruesome attack was, yesterday carried out by no less than 20 gunmen, this time, in Kogi state.

BOKO HARAM: JONATHAN REQUESTS EXTENSION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY

3 years ago /

The State of Emergency declared in three North-eastern states, Yobe, Borno and Adamawa which was supposed to expire on the 12th of Novemeber may have suffered a setback as the President has requested the National Assembly to approve an extension of the Emergency rule in those states.

 

BOKO HARAM: 40 DEAD, COUNTLESS HOUSES BURNT

3 years ago /

In what could only be described as horrific, 70 gunmen believed to be members of the terrorist group, Boko haram invaded the town of Bama in Borno state in a convoy of trucks and motorcycles.

 

MASSACRE IN BORNO STATE

3 years ago /

Gunmen in North-eastern Nigeria have killed more than 30 people in an attack on a wedding convoy at a notoriously dangerous stretch of road between Bama and Banki in Borno state.

 

AL-MAKURA DENIES AMNESTY TO OMBATSE

3 years ago /

Nasarawa state Governor Tanko Al-Makura has denied a report in some media that his administration is considering granting amnesty for the outlawed Ombatse militia of the Eggon ethnic group.

 

IMO: POLICE RESCUES 6 PREGNANT GIRLS DURING BABY FACTORY RAID

3 years ago /

The Nigerian Police have uncovered and shut down a baby factory in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

BOKO HARAM: Security officials need better weapons - Governor Gaidam

3 years ago /

Following the bloodbath in the capital city of Damaturu last week, the Governor of Yobe state, Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has called for better weapons for the military to combat the insurgents with.


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