News - Security

Rivers state police commissioner re-assigned to FCT Police Command

4 years ago /

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

Jonathan turns up the heat under the new service chiefs

4 years ago /

The fight against terror has remained a major challenge for the President Goodluck Jonathan Administration. 

The three people behind the kidnap, torture and murder of NNPC official captured!

4 years ago /

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has pledged to ensure the safety and security of Nigerians who travel by road, especially at night.

Islamic scholar, wife , 12year-old son murdered in Kaduna

4 years ago /

The Kaduna state government and the police authorities are yet to react to the shooting on Saturday night of popular Zaria-based Islamic scholar, Awwal Albany.

Security agencies issue strict warnings against electoral violence

4 years ago /

Nigerian youths have been told to shun violence and contribute to the process of producing leaders who will improve their lot.

House Committee on Defense speaks on the responsibilities of the service chiefs

4 years ago /

The chairman house committee on defence, Bashir Adamu has challenged the new service chiefs nominated by President Goodluck Jonathan to improve security operations in the country.

Head of Civil service calls on all government parastatals to cooperate in the fight against insecurity

4 years ago /

As the challenge of insecurity in Nigeria continues, the head of the Federal Civil Service, Bukar Aji, has  tasked civil servants on the need to be vigilant.

Jonathan announces the reason why he appointed new Chief of Defense staff

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan says he will not accept any form of rivalry among service chiefs.

The new structure of the Nigerian Police Force

4 years ago /

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has approved the redeployment and posting of four and three Assistant Inspectors General of police.

SSS cautioned for detaining suspects without cause

4 years ago /

The federal high court in Abuja has set free three terrorism suspects arrested last year at the Kogi State University by the State Security Service (SSS). 

Security experts express doubt over declaration that Boko Haram will be defeated by April

4 years ago /

Just minutes after taking over as the new chief of defense staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh made a profound statement which may define his tenure as he manages the nation’s military. 

Inspector General of Police makes righteous demands from promoted officers

4 years ago /

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has urged newly promoted senior officers to intensify the war on terrorism and other violent crimes.

House to commence investigation into the January 14 Maiduguri bombing

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the recent bomb blast that kills over 50 persons in the Borno state capital, Maiduguri on January 14.

Court case against Inspector General of Police suffers setback

4 years ago /

The contempt charge leveled against the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar by a human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN) was stalled on Tuesday by the absence of the trial judge, Justice Ibrahim Auta.

Nigerian Immigration Service procures equipments for effective border security

4 years ago /

The Nigerian Immigration has secured forty Abell radios that would assist the effective patrolling of the borders through out the country.

Inspector General of Police orders investigation into allegations of torture in Lagos Police Command

4 years ago /

The Inspector General of police, Mohammed Ababukar, has ordered the Force Criminal Investigation Department, FCID, to immediately take over the investigation of alleged torture of Ejigbo market women from the Lagos Police command.

Amaechi challenges gunmen to shoot him during Save Rivers rally

4 years ago /

A shooting took place at Bori local government area where the Save Rivers movement went for a rally. 

Inspector General of Police may spend up to 2 years in prison

4 years ago /

The Federal High court  has summoned the Inspector General of police, Mohammed Abubakar in a contempt charge seeking his committal to two years imprisonment for non-compliance with court orders.

Chief of Army Staff says Boko Haram will be defeated by April

4 years ago /

The newly appointed Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshall Alex Badeh declared the end of the Boko Haram insurgents in the Defence Headquarters on Monday.

Nigerian Military announces readiness to defeat Boko Haram

4 years ago /

The Nigerian army has procured unmanned aerial vehicles to enhance its operations to check insurgency in north east Nigeria.