Security

Kenya’s Tourism Industry Under Threat As Al-Shabaab Terrorists Vow To Strike Again

By Chris Nomjov Al-Shabaab terrorists and alleged Somali militants vowed on Saturday to wage a long war against Kenya and run its cities “red with blood” after the group’s fighters killed nearly 150 people during an assault on a Kenyan university. Four al-Shabaab gunmen went on a killing spree on[Read More…]

President-Elect Buhari Vows To Crush Boko Haram

By Chris Nomjov President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has pledged to crush the Islamist sect, Boko Haram, which has tormented Nigerians for years, with an estimated 20,000 people killed. In an address Wednesday after receiving his Certificate of Return as the president-elect, Mr. Buhari warned that the sect will soon know the[Read More…]

Taraba Police Quiz INEC Official Who Received N20 Million To Manipulate Elections

By Chris Nomjov Security operatives in Taraba State have quizzed an INEC officer in the state for allegedly collecting N20 million bribe from a politician, to manipulate the general elections in his favour. INEC resident commissioner in Taraba State, Alhaji Makama confirmed the news. Reports state that the electoral officer who[Read More…]

Katsina Commissioner Of Police, Muhammad Hurdi Is Dead

By Chris Nomjov The Nigeria Police Force, Katsina State Command has announced the death of Alhaji Muhammad Hurdi, the State Commissioner of police.The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Aminu Sadiq announced the demise of Hurdi in a statement issued to newsmen on Sunday in Katsina.Sadiq said that Hurdi died[Read More…]

Nigerian Military Takes Over Boko Haram Caliphate

By Tahiru Sheriff The epicenter of Boko Haram, a local community where the deadly group declared as their Caliphate has been re-captured by the Nigerian Military. This was made public during a press briefing by the spokesperson for the Nigerian Military General Chris Olukolade, at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja.[Read More…]

Heavy Military Presence In Lagos Concerns Residents

By Chris Nomjov The presence of platoons of soldiers this morning patrolling the Victoria Island/Lekki axis of Lagos and Fola Agoro in Surulere, has drawn surprises among residents. However, it appears the military presence in the nation’s entertainment capital, is probably in preparation for Saturday’s general elections.

Police Bars Vigilante Groups, Armed Orderlies And Other Uniformed Security Details From Polling Units

By Chris Nomjov Despite bowing to public outcry and backtracking on the issue of allowing voters stay back after elections; the Nigerian Police Force is not ready to settle on the admission of other security outfits around polling units on election days. The Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has[Read More…]

Presidency Certain Of Military Reclaiming Gwoza, Latest Friday

By Chris Nomjov President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Goodluck Jonathan has informed Nigerians and the international community that the military would reclaim Gwoza, Boko Haram’s supposed headquarters, “latest by Friday”. President Jonathan disclosed this on Wednesday while addressing to a group of international observers, who are currently in[Read More…]

A Week After Military Clear Out; Boko Haram Reportedly Abduct Over 400 Women And Children From Damask

By Chris Nomjov Terror group, Boko Haram, on Tuesday, abducted over 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damask; Reuters quoted residents, as saying. Damask, a territory in North Eastern state, Borno, had been under the grip of Boko Haram insurgents since November last year and was[Read More…]

Five Feared Dead And Scores Wounded As Fulani Herdsmen Lay Siege On Taraba Village

By Chris Nomjov Five persons have been confirmed dead and several others injured as suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday laid siege on Ananum Village in Donga local government area of Taraba State. Ages Tarza, an eyewitness, Ages Tarza, while speaking to journalists, stated that the gunmen, numbering over 200, invaded[Read More…]