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Security

BREAKING: Court convicts kidnap kingpin, Evans, two others

Kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike aka Evans, has been convicted alongside two others for conspiracy and kidnapping of a businessman, Donatus Duru.The other two convicts are are Uche A...

Enugu election: Ugwuanyi, LG bosses meet over killings

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Thursday, summoned an emergency security meeting with critical stakeholders from five local government areas in the state over the worsening security in ...

Lagos police boss promises to protect human rights

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Abiodun Alabi, has assured residents that their fundamental human rights will be respected under his watch.Alabi, according to a statement on Monda...

BREAKING: Nigeria airstrike mistakenly kills seven children in Niger

An airstrike by the Nigerian Army targeting ‘bandits’ has killed seven children and wounded five others by mistake in Niger, a local governor told AFP on Sunday.“There was a mistake with the...

Gombe gov inaugurates 500 youths for security

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, has urged 500 personnel inaugurated for security, traffic and environment corps to ensure inter-agency collaboration with federal security operatives....

Zamfara police rescue 24 kidnap victims

The Zamfara State Police Command has rescued 24 Kidnapped victims who have been abducted in Gurgurawa Village of Bungudu Local Government Area of the state.Addressing Journalists, the comman...

Insecurity: African leaders are hypocrites, not bothered by killings – Patrick Lumumba

Radical former Director of the Kenyan Anti-Corruption Agency, Prof. Patrick Lumumba, on Wednesday in Abuja took to the cleaners African leaders for the growing insecurity and economic crisis in the...

Man to die by hanging for killing twin daughters in Cross River

A man, Ayanime Udo, has been sentenced to death by hanging by a High Court sitting in Akamkpa, Cross River for killing his twin daughters whom he accused of being witches.Justice Agnes Onyeb...

Probe renewed killings in Enugu, HURIWA urges IGP

Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba; and the  Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Abubakar La...

Unity, patriotism crucial in war against insecurity, banditry – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said that Nigeria will triumph over the menace of killings, kidnappings, banditry and other social evils afflicting it easily if citizens can demonstrate ...

Lagos adopts new measures to end domestic, sexual violence

Lagos State Government, through its Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency, has adopted a town hall meeting approach to sensitise residents on the negative effect of domestic and sexual violence and a...

Abuja, Niger crash deaths worry FRSC, corps plan sanctions

The Federal Road Safety Corps has decried the increasing number of auto crashes in the Federal Capital Territory and Niger State.The corps added that the fatalities recorded in the crashes w...

Herdsmen attacks: Ortom confronts Atiku, ex-VP condemns ethnic profiling

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Sunday berated former  Vice President Atiku Abubakar for not visiting the state when its people were attacked by herdsmen.Ortom stated this wh...

Insecurity: Masari urges residents to be vigilant, expose criminals

Governor Aminu Masari on Thursday appealed to residents of Katsina state to be more vigilant and expose criminals.He also urged them to ensure that only credible people are allowed to settle...

Why FG hasn’t named, shamed terror sponsors – Ex-police commissioner

A former Police Commissioner, Emmanuel Ojukwu, has said that the Federal Government should arrest and prosecute terror financiers and not just make media announcements of their existence.Acc...

Okomu Oil suspends operations in Edo after gunmen kill worker, set plantation ablaze

The Okomu Oil Palm Company in Edo has suspended operations in the aftermath of what the management described as a “terrorist attack“ on Tuesday.“For now, we are forced to shut down our opera...

Lagos CP warns against prolonged detention of suspects in custody

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has warned the Command against prolonged detention of suspects in custody.He also warned officers and men of the Command against sme...

Attack by Biafra militants in Akwa Ibom fake news, says Navy

The Nigerian Navy has urged the general public to disregard news that one of its officers was on Monday killed at Oron Beach, Akwa Ibom State, by Black Marine, a group suspected to be the militant ...

Security situation in Niger State unfortunate, says Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described as unfortunate the abductions, killings and sacking of villagers  from their places of abode in Niger State as unfortunate.Atiku state...

Lagos court orders Navy to pay late Ndubuisi Kanu’s entitlements

An Ikeja High Court has ordered the Nigerian Navy to pay the entitlements of a former Military Administrator of Lagos and Imo, the late Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu, to a dedicated interest-yielding acc...