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A cross section of Ado Ekiti residents have commended the activities of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) team of the Police Command in Ekiti following the various breakthroughs recorded in recent times. The residents in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday, in Ado-Ekiti commended the...
 Mr. Aku Aliku, the Wakilin ( Representative) of Eggon Community in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has urged the residents of Karu and its environs to be vigilant and security conscious to ensure peace and development in the state. Aliku made the call while speaking with newsmen in...
The Police Command in Plateau has confirmed the abduction of three students of Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi. ASP Ubah Ogaba, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, confirmed the incident in a statement on Thursday in Jos. Ogaba said the students were kidnapped on Wednesday night at Ban,...
The Rivers command of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), says it is collaborating with sister security agencies to beef up security in custodial centres across the state. Mr. Alex Oditah, the state NCoS Comptroller, stated this in a statement in Port Harcourt on Thursday by the command spokesperson, DSC Juliet...
The Senate Committee Chairman on Army, Sen. Ali Ndume has urged the military to suppress the activities of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in southern Borno. Ndume made the call on Wednesday when he led members of the committee on oversight visit to the headquarters of Joint Operation...
Gunmen on Wednesday night invaded the main campus of the the Plateau State Polytechnic and abducted not yet known number of students. Details later….(NAN)
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Special Forces (SF) has rescued 26 kidnapped victims while on a fighting patrol along Birnin Gwari-Kaduna Road. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, the rescue operation...
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, has arrested two suspects for allegedly stealing 1,200 litres of diesel belonging to the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC). Its State Commandant, Michael Adaralewa, made this known on Wednesday while parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Ibadan. Adaralewa said...
The Special Task Force Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) maintaining peace in Plateau and environs, has confirmed attack on Ancha community in Miango chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau by gunmen. Maj. Ishaku Takwa, the Media Officer of the task force, said on Wednesday in Jos that the criminals...
 The Police Command in Plateau has arrested one Moses Oko, 20, for allegedly killing Miss Jennifer Anthony, a 300-Level student of University of Jos. Mr. Bartholomew Onyeka, the Commissioner of Police in the state, presented the suspect to journalists on Wednesday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that...
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 26 suspects for banditry, kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, trafficking and other offences. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Bartholomew Onyeka, paraded the suspects before journalists on Wednesday in Jos. According to Onyeka, the suspects committed other offences, including illegal possession of fire...
 A movie production firm, Maimartaba Media, says it is partnering the Nigerian Army to produce an anti-terror movie. The firm’s Director of Production, Mr. Shittu John, said this at a news briefing on Tuesday in Abuja. He said the movie titled, “Hadin Kai,” aimed at supporting the military’s non-kinetic line of...
Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Yusuf, Commandant, Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, said that training and retraining of personnel remain crucial toward tackling all forms of insecurity in the nation. Yusuf said this at the ongoing Exercise Camp Highland, for the Short Service  Course 47 Army Cadets on Tuesday in Jos. The News Agency...
The Police Command in Delta has apprehended a 36-year-old suspected kidnapper, recovering ammunition and the sum of N410,000 from him.   Spokesman of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Warri.   Edafe said that the suspect was nabbed on Monday by police operatives...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday in Abuja assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is working to crush banditry and insurgency in the country. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, the National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), gave the assurance in a statement while reacting to...
The Police Command in Ebonyi on Sunday confirmed killing of a member of Ebubeagu Security Network (ESN). The victim, Ifeanyi Orogbo, 32, was murdered and partially burnt by the assailants. The Police spokesman, Ebonyi Command, DSP Loveth Odah, said the incident occurred on Saturday night in Igweledeoha, Amagu, in Ikwo Local...
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Sunday visited Omolege Junction, near Ute in Ose Local Government Area where gunmen on Thursday night killed three people and razed down buildings in the community. The governor’s visit is contained in a statement made available on Sunday in Akure by Mr Richard...