Northern Governors map out plans to end insecurity

Worried by the spate of killings and kidnapping in the region, the Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) rose from a meeting in Kaduna on...

Nigeria, Niger partner to curb cross border crimes

By Habibu Harisu The joint security team led by the 8 Division,  Nigerian Army Sokoto have conducted interactive meeting with their Nigerien counterparts on tackling...

Police parade 93 suspected kidnappers on Kaduna-Abuja road

The Police yesterday paraded 93 suspected kidnappers and armed robbers terrorising Niger, Katsina and Kaduna states, especially on the Kaduna-Abuja highway. It said 35 AK47 rifles, 21...

Gunmen kidnap 5 oil workers in Niger Delta

Nathan Nwakamma Five oil workers were on Tuesday kidnapped by gunmen within the Oil Mining Lease (OML) -55 operated by an indigenous oil company, Belemaoil...

Police uncover plots to attack oil facilities

By Joseph Edeh The Police on Wednesday said they have uncovered plots by some persons to commence massive and coordinated attacks on oil installations across...

Insecurity: Buratai accuses politicians

By Johnson Eyiangho The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur  Buratai on Wednesday accused some defeated politicians in the just concluded general elections of being...

Coup against Buhari? DHQ says military not part of it

By Johnson Eyiangho/Abuja The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Tuesday dissociated the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) from a document calling for the overthrow of the...

16,000 persons displaced by bandits

By Abubakar Ahmed More than 16,000 persons have been displaced in Anka while trying to escape from bandits’ attacks. They fled to nearby villages, the Emir...

Probe Zamfara banditry now, Emir urges FG

By Abubakar Ahmed As security agents map out strategy on combating kidnapping and banditry,  Zamfara Council of Chiefs has requested the Federal Government to set...

Group urges FG to intensify fight against insecurity

By Isaac Aregbesola Finger off the Trigger, a national peace, unity and disarmament campaign initiative, has called on the Federal Government to step up measure...

Army rescues 29 women, 25 children

By Johnson Eyiangho Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued 54 Boko Haram kidnapped persons in Borno, including 29 women and 25 children. In a statement,...

Troops clear Borno villages of Boko Haram jihadists

By Johnson Eyiangho Troops have killed four Boko Haram jihadists in a clearance operation, tagged  “Operation Hard Strike” at villages in Borno State, the military...

3 kidnappers nabbed in Port Harcourt, victim recounts 3-day ordeal

By Desmond Ejibas/Port Harcourt The Nigerian Army 6th Division, Port Harcourt, has handed over three male suspected kidnappers and rapists it arrested to the Rivers...

Curfew slammed on Bauchi communities after 3 persons killed

By Huseyn Abubakar Mbar/Bauchi Bauchi State Government has imposed dusk-to-dawn curfew on four communities located in the outskirts of Bauchi metropolis following breach of the...

Tambuwal confirms residents fleeing Sokoto

Confirming the exodus of residents from parts of Sokoto to neighbouring Republic of Niger, Governor Aminu Tambuwal has pleaded with fleeing residents to return. The...

Bandits’ logistics supplier, weapons manufacturer nabbed

By Johnson Eyiangho Troops on operation `Exercise Harbin Kunama III’’, have arrested a suspect the army described as “notorious’’ bandit logistics supplier, Marwana Abubakar in...

Buhari summons another security meeting with Service Chiefs

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja received briefing from service chiefs and heads of other security agencies including the acting Inspector-General...

Kaduna-Abuja road most dangerous in Nigeria

By Cecilia Ijuo Senator James Manager from Delta state has described the Kaduna-Abuja highway as the most dangerous in the country. He was making a point...

Cameroonian gendarmes did’nt kill Nigerians

By Isaiah Eka Akwa Ibom state has denied reports of Cameroonian gendarmes killing of 40 Nigerians, describing It as capable of causing diplomatic crisis. The state...

Herdsmen Butcher 11 In Reprisal Attack On Taraba Villages

Herdsmen have killed eleven people and injured many in a retaliation attack on some Taraba villages today. The herders stormed Murbai, Kisbap, Sembe, and Yawai...
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