Kaduna hails troops for stopping bandits

AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna Kaduna State has praised the military for its successful operations against banditry in Chikun, Igabi, Giwa and Birnin Gwari local governments. Commissioner for...

Kogi community demands protection, justice over incessant killings

Following the rise in number of incessant killings by hoodlums in the area, people of Omala Local Government Area of Kogi state have called...

North-West governors meet in Kaduna over killings, banditry

AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna Governors of the North-West states have converged on Kaduna to review their security approaches in tackling the common challenges of banditry, kidnapping...

Nigerian army intensifies onslaught against bandits, kidnappers

Nigerian Army says it has recently stepped up anti-banditry operations in the North Central and western parts of the country, to protect lives and...

Stakeholders warn critics of South-South regional security

Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt Niger Delta stakeholders have dismissed the fears raised against the proposed South-South regional security by a coalition of militants, describing the...

PDP tasks Presidency over alleged security breach

Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tasked the Presidency on security around the person of President Muhammadu Buhari. The call is coming against...

S’East, S’South to get security outfits

The Southeast and Southsouth are set to have their regional security outfits, the governors said on Thursday. Southsouth Governors Forum Chairman/Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi...

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...
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