10,000 policemen for Kano polls

THE Police Command in Kano State has deployed 10,000 personnel for tomorrow’s local government council election. The spokesman of the command, Abdullahi Haruna, a Deputy...

IPOB rejects governors’ security outfit in Southeast

Sunny Nwankwo, Umuahia and Emma Elekwa, Onitsha THE outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) yesterday rejected a bid by Southeast governors to set up a...

1,250 deployed as community policing begins in Lagos

THE Nigeria Police on Tuesday deployed 1,250 special constabulary police, toward boosting community policing in Lagos State Command. Speaking during the passing-out ceremony in Ikeja,...

Commissioners of Police in Zone 1 to combat insecurity menace through collaboration

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG, in charge of zone one, Sadiq Bello, says the security challenges disturbing Residents of Kano and Jigawa States...

Zamfara governor raises alarm over mischief audio causing disaffection in the state

The Zamfara state government says, its attention is being drawn to yet another mischief audio claiming to be the voice of the former Inspector...

Declare state of emergency on security’

Uja Emmanuel, Makurdi THE Makurdi branch Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Justine Gbagir, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a State of...

Buhari: Security needs more support to end insurgency

Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded for more support for security agencies and more time to end insurgency. He described ending insurgency as problems...

Herders’ attacks: Benue NBA asks FG to declare emergency on security

Following renewed armed herdsmen attacks on innocent people in Benue and other parts of the country, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Makurdi Branch, has...

I’m sorry for kidnapped victims number gaffe — Garba Shehu

Presidential spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu, has expressed sadness over his misrepresentation of figures while reacting to the abduction of more than 300 students of...

South-East govs advised to set up security outfit to curb banditry

Frank Ikpefan, Abuja Pan-Ohanaeze Ndigbo socio-political organisation, Conference of Igbo Elders for Peace and Development, has encouraged governors of the South-East region to establish a...

Insecurity: Why Nigeria is under Siege

The omens are not good with the increasing rate of insecurity nationwide. In this analysis, YUSUF ALLI, examines why Nigeria is on the edge...

Italy to partner Nigeria on maritime security

Precious Igbonwelundu THE Italian government has reiterated its commitment to collaborate with Nigeria on  improved maritime security. This pledge was made by the Deputy Head of...

Algeria asks Nigeria to take the lead in championing peace, security in Africa

The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria has asked Nigeria to take the lead as the pillar of Africa towards the championing of the restoration...

Akwa Ibom holds emergency cabinet meeting over #EndSARS protest

The Akwa Ibom State Government has set up an 8-member judicial panel of inquiry headed by the retired jurist, Ifiok Ukana to investigate incidents of police...

Ondo election: I-G deploys DIG, others to coordinate security operations

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has deployed the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police in charge of Research and Planning, Mr Adeleye...

ICPC rates Nigerian Correctional Service high on ethics

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has been rated high on ethics and compliance by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). The...

Nigeria @60: Army chief harps on Nigeria’s unity, warns divisive elements

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has warned that Nigerian Army would continue to ensure oneness and indivisibility of Nigeria, urging divisive...

CAN urges government to overhaul country’s security system

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Enugu State chapter, has called on government at all level to overhaul the country’s security system to guarantee...

Ondo election: IGP meets civil society situation room

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured the nation, particularly the people of Ondo State, of the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force...

Buhari condemns attack on Gov. Zulum’s convoy

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the ambush on entourage of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno, which led to the death of security...
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