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Security

Kidnapped Police DPO Rescued After Seven Days In Captivity

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Fugar, Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State, Mr. Aliyu Ishaq, has been rescued after spending seven days in the den of his kidnappers....

Police confirm kidnap of couple in Osun, say rescue efforts ongoing

The Osun Police Command, on Thursday, confirmed the kidnapping of a couple at a village in Obokun Local Government Area (LGA) of Osun, by unknown gunmen.Confirming the incident, Osun Police ...

Bribe-seeking Lagos policemen shoot woman, brutalise husband for complaining

A fashion designer, Rukayat Salami, has been hospitalised after men of the Lagos State Police Command allegedly shot her in the stomach at a checkpoint at Lucky Fibre, in the Ikorodu area of the st...

Army, police dismiss reported clash in Imo

The Nigerian Army, 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Owerri and the police command in Imo have dismissed social media reports of a clash between personnel of the two security agencies.This is co...

NDLEA intercepts 12,385kg drugs smuggled into Lagos on waterways

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the weekend seized 12,385 kilograms of Loud Cannabis, a strong variant of the illicit weed imported from a neighbouring country and smuggle...

Protest As Police Allegedly Kill Driver Of Council Chairman In Taraba

The Families of Late Mr Oliver Ezre on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest to Taraba State Government House Jalingo demanding Justice over the alleged killing of their son by police in Lankaviri near...

Govt condemns killing of soldier, wanton destruction in Imo community

The Imo State Government has condemned the crisis in Awo-Omamma in the Oru East Local Government Area of the state which claimed the life of a soldier on Monday.A statement issued by the sta...

Nine killed in separate bandit attacks on Sokoto communities

Sokoto State Police Command on Thursday confirmed that nine persons died in separate attacks by bandits on three villages in Sabon Birni local government area.The Command’s Public Relations ...

Bandits want education, facilities for children to drop arms – Gumi

Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has said bandits are ready to drop their arm only if government can provide education and other basic amenities for Fulani herdsmen across the north and by extens...

ENDSARS Report: We’re professionals, at this point, Nigerians shouldn’t make disparaging remarks against us – Gen Irabor

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has frowned at the manner at which the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters (L...

Secessionist groups should learn from South Sudan war – Fayemi

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has asked secessionist groups in the country to learn from the history of South Sudan which broke into war within two years after achieving self-determin...

Nigerians should continue to trust military – Chief of Defence Staff

General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Defense Staff, on Tuesday in Benin said Nigerians should continue to trust the Armed Forces in spite of reports making the rounds of the Army indictment in the #EndSA...

How ISWAP in ‘revenge mission’ kill Brigade Commander, others in Borno

A suspected group of terrorists Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP at the weekend killed Brigadier-General Dzarma Zirkushi, the commander of the 28 Task Force Brigade, Chibok Local Govern...

Mass killings: Come to our aid before we’re wiped out — Kaduna Royal father pleads

The man is in pain. He feels sick and sad each day as he sits on his throne as a royal father.Unlike what he used to do in the past when peace occupied a pride of place in his kingdom, he ca...

Mass killings seem like new normal in Nigeria, says Dogara

A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said Nigerians seem to have accepted mass killings in the country as the new normal.This is as he lamented that such kill...

Bandits collect foodstuffs as ransom, abduct family members of victims

Kidnappers of worshippers in the Maza-Kuka community, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State have abducted two family members of their victims, Daily Trust reports.The newly abducted p...

Insecurity: Buhari will be answerable to Allah – Bafarawa

Former Governor of Sokoto state, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has challenged President Buhari to be more proactive on the issue of insecurity, which he said has turned the Northwest zone into an area ...

IPOB condemns killings of monarchs, others in Imo

The Indigenous People of Biafra has described as condemnable the killing of monarchs and other innocent citizens in Imo State, South-East zone of Nigeria.This is as the secessionist group cl...

Nnamdi Kanu trial: Roads deserted, banks, others shut down in Imo

Imo roads deserted, banks, others shut down as Nnamdi Kanu’s trial holds in AbujaChidiebube Okeoma, OwerriThe three major towns in Imo State – Owerri, Orlu, and Okigwe – were deserted on...

Soldier killed, houses burnt as troops, Imo youths clash

There was tension in Etekuru, in the Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State on Wednesday when soldiers and youths in the community clashed.Our correspondent gathered that a soldier ...