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Security

Sit-at-home: Flush out criminals, IPOB tells security agencies

The Indigenous People of Biafra has asked security agencies in the country to act professionally in flushing out criminal elements in the South-East.In a statement on Wednesday, the group’s ...

Treat gunmen as terrorists, APGA tells Anambra govt

The All Progressives Grand Alliance has said that gunmen terrorising Anambra State and the entire South-East region should be treated as terrorists, without showing mercy to them.The party a...

Full list: Lagos places total ban on Okada in six local govts, nine LCDAs

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has imposed a fresh ban on operations of commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada, in six Local Governments and nine Local Government Development ...

Eid-el Fitr: FRSC deploys 978 officials in Bauchi

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Bauchi State Sector Command, has said it is deploying 978 regular, special marshals and road traffic crash respondents from five major routes in and out of the state ...

Chibok girls: Eight years after, over 1,500 Nigerian schoolchildren abducted –Amnesty Int’l

Global rights group, Amnesty International, has said eight years after the abduction of 276 Chibok schoolgirls by Boko Haram, more than 1,500 Nigerian school children have been abducted by armed gr...

Travellers panic as terrorists sow sorrow, tears and blood on Kaduna roads, rails

The attacks by bandits on virtually all modes of transportation to Kaduna State have intensified fear in citizens wishing to, or travelling to the northern state, which is home to most of the count...

11 soldiers feared killed in Kaduna military base

At least no fewer than 11 soldiers were feared killed by suspected terrorists in a military base at Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.A source whose brother was among the so...

Nigerians should bear arms to defend themselves, says Reps Majority Leader

The House of Representatives Majority Leader, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, on Thursday, said Nigerians must be allowed to take up arms and defend themselves against terrorists.He advocated for the b...

Kaduna train attack: I held my sister’s lifeless body – brother of victim recounts

A brother of one of the victims, Samira Muhammed, who lost her life during the unfortunate attack by terrorists on the Abuja-Kaduna rail has recounted his experience when he came across his sister’...

Locally made pistol explodes, kills vigilante in Rivers

An operative of a local vigilante group simply identified as Elemchukwu has died after dane gun belonging to him fell and exploded at Ubima Community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State....

Troops recover four anti-aircraft guns, neutralise 10 terrorists in Borno

Troops have recovered four anti-aircraft guns from terrorists during operations carried out between February 24 and March 10.This was disclosed during a press briefing of the Directorate Of ...

NURTW crisis: Take over all Lagos parks, garages, MC Oluomo tells Sanwo-Olu

Following his suspension by the National Union of Road Transport Workers as the Chairman of Lagos State chapter of the union, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, has asked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu...

How Abba Kyari locked me in car trunk from Lagos to Calabar –Activist

Journalist and activist, Agba Jalingo, has narrated how suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, locked him up in a car trunk and drove him from Lagos State to Calabar, the Cross River ...

Police launch manhunt for petrol souvenir distributors at Lagos party

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has ordered the arrest of people involved in the distribution of petrol as a souvenir at a party in the state.3The state Police Public ...

Youths march in Imo, demand end to killing, kidnapping

Hundreds of youths on Friday marched in Owerri, the Imo state capital, calling for an end to insecurity in the state.The youths said that the killings, kidnapping, banditry, and all forms of...

Gunmen take over Okomu Oil rubber plantation

The management of Okomu Oil has said that a portion of the rubber plantation belonging to the firm have been taken over by gunmen who now tap the product at will.The company’s spokesperson, ...

Keke ban: Enugu police to enforce order

The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Abubakar Lawal, on Tuesday, directed Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers within the jurisdiction of Nkanu East, Nkanu West, and communiti...

Keke, Okada ban will worsen crime rate in Enugu -Mbaka

The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has condemned the decision of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to ban the operations of motorcycles popularly known as Ok...

Insecurity: Igbo youths call for apprenticeship scheme revival in South-East

The National Youth Council, Anambra State chapter, has called for the revival of the Igbo apprenticeship system known as ‘Igba-Boi’ as a form of youth empowerment to reduce the current rate of inse...

Gunmen kill one, kidnap two others in Anambra

Gunmen suspected to be operatives of the Indigenous People of Biafra and Eastern Security Network, on Thursday night, shot and killed one person while operating at Oko, Orumba North Local Governmen...