Sunday, September 26, 2021

Defence/Security

Police commissioner in Anambra urges collective action to check Farmers/Herdsmen crisis

Mr Tony Olofu, Commissioner of Police in Anambra, says he will adopt an all-inclusive policing approach to check herders/farmers crises. Olofu said this when he met with members of Anambra Herders/Farmers Committee in furtherance of his stakeholders’ engagement in Awka...

Police launch full scale investigation to unravel attack on checkpoint

The Nigeria Police   Command in Enugu State, on Wednesday, said it has launched a full scale investigation to unravel the attack on a police checkpoint in Nachi community in Oji River Local Government Area (LGA) by gunmen. Our correspondent reports...

Ebonyi police arrest 10 for alleged arson

The Police Command in Ebonyi said it arrested 10 persons allegedly involved in burning of houses in Hatchery, Nkaliki in Abakaliki Local Government Area of the state. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abakiliki by the...

Theatre Commander explains treatment of surrendered terrorists

The Theatre Commander, Joint Task Force (North East) Operation Hadin Kai, Maj.-Gen. Christopher Musa, has urged Nigerians to discard the insinuation that the surrendered Boko Haram terrorists were being pampered. Musa, in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Maiduguri,...

NDA to graduate 260 cadets Oct. 9

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it will graduate and commission 260 officers cadet of 68th regular course into the Nigerian Armed Forces on Oct. 9. The Deputy Commandant of NDA, AVM Abiola Amodu, disclosed this on Wednesday at a news...

Banditry: 7 states to recruit 3,000 vigilantes, says Masari

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State said seven states in the North West and North Central have agreed to recruit 3,000 special vigilantes to assist in combating banditry and kidnapping. Masari disclosed this while fielding questions from newsmen on the...

More than 8,000 Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered – GOC

The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Brig.-Gen. Abdulwahab Eyitayo, says more than 8,000 Boko Haram terrorists have so far surrendered to troops He said the terrorists surrendered from their enclaves in Sambisa Forests, as well as other...

Nigeria joins other countries to remember 9/11 victims

Nigeria took part in a special tribute to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the US. The National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen Babagana Monguno (Rtd), represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the event which also...

Police arrest woman in Kano for allegedly defrauding traders with fake bank credit alerts

Police in Kano have arrested a female resident of Rijiyar Zaki Quarters who sends fake bank credit alerts to traders after taking their goods. This is contained in a statement issued in Kano on Tuesday by the police command’s...

Police retirees say benefits “too poor”

Some senior Police retirees based in Edo have decried what they referred to as “poor retirement benefits” after their service years. The retirees, who were at the headquarters of the state’s Police Command in Benin, also called on the authorities...
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Kwara: Three persons in NSCDC net for alleged money rituals

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara state Command, have arrested a...
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UNIPORT Alumni President Adokeme laid to rest

... He offered a stable leadership and required balance... Ag. President By Our Correspondent With encomium from local and international dignitaries including the Bayelsa State Governor,...

Allow market forces to determine naira value, not politics, ex lawmaker urges FG

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Former Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Dr. Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, has urged the federal government...

Your call for Emefiele’s resignation mischievous – CSOs chide PDP

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has knocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following its call for the resignation of the Governor of...

Your call for Emefiele’s resignation mischievous – CSOs chide PDP

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has knocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following its call for the resignation of the Governor...