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Security

BREAKING: Many feared dead as train crushes truck, tricycle in Kano

An unspecified number of passengers are feared dead when a train in motion crushed a Dangote cement truck and a commercial tricycle in Kano State.The incident occurred on Obasanjo Road in Ka...

JUST IN: Gunmen kidnap Bayelsa trade commissioner Otokito

Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Federal Otokito.He was said to have been kidnapped on Thursday night at Otuokpoti in the O...

Police, NSCDC to enforce Delta anti-open grazing law

The Delta State Police Command, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and other sister agencies have pledged their commitment to enforcing the anti-open grazing law in the state.Gover...

1,400 persons killed by security agents in South-East under 14 months – Report

Security agencies led by the Nigerian Army allegedly killed no fewer than 1,400 residents and razed about 1,000 homes in 100 Igbo communities in 14 months, a report has shown.The security ag...

Troops eliminate 49 terrorists, 863 others surrender – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters said troops killed 49 terrorists and bandits across theatres of operations while 863 terrorists surrendered in the last two weeks.The Director, Defence Media Operati...

We pay N5,000 daily to avoid attack -Calabar boat owners

Boat owners plying the Calabar/Oron route have cried out over insecurity in the Calabar waters, despite allegedly paying N5,000 daily for security.A boat owner who pleaded not to be named di...

Five killed, scores injured, houses burnt in fresh Ogun farmers, herders clash

Violence has erupted in eight villages in the Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State, leaving five persons dead while scores of people were injured in a fresh crisis between farmers and her...

Gunmen attack Imo police division, kill inspector

An attack at the Mgbidi Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State has left a police Inspector dead with another cop sustaining injuries.The attack which happened on Friday night caused pan...

Police arrest vigilante commander for torturing female cop in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested the commander of the Anambra State Vigilante Group for allegedly torturing a female police officer on January 12, 2022.The police spokesman, DSP...

I hope God listens to our prayers on insecurity –Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has expressed hope that God will listen to Nigeria’s prayers on insecurity, insisting that his regime has done its best on security and will c...

JUST IN: Ondo women protest half-naked over insecurity

Hundreds of women across the four local government areas of Ondo State staged protests on Saturday, against the spate of insecurity in the area.It was gathered that the peaceful protests wer...

Police arrest Enugu man for killing his three daughters

The Enugu State Police Command on Wednesday said it has arrested a 52-year-old Ifeanyi Amadikwa, of 74 Nkwubor Road, Emene, Enugu East local government area of the state for the murder of his three...

Gunmen intercept commercial bus in Imo, kidnap passengers

Passengers in a commercial bus heading to Lagos from Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, were kidnapped on Tuesday when unknown gunmen intercepted the bus in Isiala Mbano, Imo State.Our corres...

Terrorism: Invite APC leaders for questioning —PDP to security agencies

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on security agencies to invite leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress for questioning over their alleged connection with terrorists.The party...

Insecurity: PDP says Ebonyi becoming Banana Republic

The Ebonyi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused the state government of using Ebubeagu Security operatives to hunt down members of the opposition party in the state.The ...

Gunmen kidnap ex-Imo speaker Duruji, others

A former Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Lawman Duruji, has been kidnapped, The PUNCH has learnt.Our correspondent gathered that Duruji was kidnapped at Ehime Mbano LGA on Saturd...

30 more kidnapped Nigerian students freed

Gunmen in northwest Nigeria’s Kebbi state have freed 30 students and a teacher after seven months of captivity, according to a local official.More than 1,400 children were abduted in Nigeria...

Enugu calls emergency security meeting as suspected herdsmen in military, police uniform kill scores

The Enugu State Government has summoned an emergency meeting with all the security heads and stakeholders in the Eha-Amufu, Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of the state.The meeting, which will...

Five killed as suspected herdsmen attack farm settlements in Enugu community

Photo of some of the women who fled the settlementsFive persons including women and children have been killed when suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked five village farm settlements in Mg...

Bandits raid Kaduna LGs, highway, kill eight, abduct 20 residents, steal motorcycles

Bandits have invaded the Igabi, Chikun and Zango-Kataf local government areas of Kaduna State, killing eight persons.The state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruw...