South-South leaders back formation of regional security outfit

South-South leaders have thrown their weight behind the decision of Governors to float a regional security network amidst heightened insecurity across the country. South-South governors...

Insecurity: Northern Governors To Meet In Gombe

Governors of Nigeria’s North-East region will meet in Gombe State to deliberate how to tackle insecurity in the country. The meeting is expected to be...

Amotekun is a child of necessity, says Yoruba Unity Forum

By Adesoji Adeniyi, Osogbo The Yoruba Unity Forum on Wednesday described the Southwest Joint Security Network known as ‘Amotekun’ as a child of necessity to...

Kaduna killings: Fed Govt to increase hunt for bandits, says minister

By Nicholas Kalu, Abuja and AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna Police Affairs Minister Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi has said the Federal Government had resolved to hunt down killer...

Amotekun Bill returns for passage Wednesday

From Bisi Oladele (Ibadan), Okoeki Oziegbe (Lagos), Soji Adeniyi (Osun) and Ernest Nwokolo (Ogun) The stage was set on Sunday night for the resumption of...

CDS seeks security forces synergy

Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja and AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna The Service Chiefs on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja. At the meeting...

Miyetti Allah, OPC, CAN Islamic group, others back Amotekun

From Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta; Adesoji Adeniyi, Toba Adedeji, Osogbo; Damisi Ojo, Akure; Oziegbe Okoeki, Lagos; Bisi Oladele, Oseheye Okwuofu and Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan Akeredolu:...

Insecurity: Gowon leads ‘Nigeria Prays’ in prayer rally in Bauchi

By Ayinde Olaide Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), former Nigeria Head of States and National Chairman of ‘Nigeria Prays’ on Sunday, led the group in a...

Insecurity: Ebonyi govt takes security outreach to churches, markets

By Chukwuemeka Opara The Ebonyi government is currently embarking on security outreaches in churches and markets to ensure the protection of lives and property in...

NAF destroys ISWAP hideout, neutralises insurgents in Borno

Doris Esa The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) hideout at Bukar Meram on the...

Lawan orders tight security at National Assembly over threats

Sanni Onogu, Abuja Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday urged the nation’s heads of security agencies to tighten security at the National Assembly to avert...

Amotekun: Lawmakers to hold simultaneous public hearing on bill

Houses of Assembly in the six Southwest states will on Monday simultaneously conduct public hearings on the Operation Amotekun Bill. Speakers Mudashiru Obasa (Lagos); Kunle Oluomo (Ogun);...

Bayelsa boils as Diri takes over

By Mike ODIEGWU, Yenagoa Police impose three-day dawn-to-dusk curfew •APC, PDP supporters clash Protesters attack Dickson’s, Diri’s houses, destroy vehicles Bayelsa State capital erupted in...

Nigeria’s Police Boss, Adamu, Announces Fusion Of Community Policing Into Amotekun

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has announced that community policing would be integrated into ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently established by governors of the six...

Southwest governors to sign Amotekun bill Friday

Bisi Oladele, Ibadan, Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta, Toba Adedeji, Osogbo and Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti Houses of Assembly begin legislative work Fayemi: outfit to protect all...

Groups laud NPF for stamping out terror groups in Kaduna

By EricJames Ochigbo The Salute Nigeria Initiative, and Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) have commended the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) for its victorious...

Ekiti to recruit 800 Special Constables for Community policing

The Police in Ekiti State says it has set in motion the process of recruiting 800 Special Constables that will work with the conventional...

NAF deploys in-country refurbished aircraft against insecurity

By Precious Igbonwelundu Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed its second in-country reactivated C-130H aircraft (NAF 913) to the Northeast to battle insurgency. The aircraft, which...

Insecurity: Senators, Reps push for Service chiefs’ sack

From Tony Akowe and Sanni Onogu, Abuja The National Assembly weighed in on the worsening insecurity in the country on Wednesday upon resumption from recess. Senators and Representatives...

Makinde visits IGP over council crisis, Amotekun

From Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan To ensure peace returns to the state, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on Wednesday visited the Inspector- General of Police (IGP),...
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