Security

Nigerian Army Gets More Tanks, Artillery & Armaments

The Nigerian Army says that it is optimistic that the procurement of new tanks and artillery armaments will further strengthen its fight against insurgency. Lt.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, the Army’s Chief of Policy and Plans, said this at the Apapa Ports where he received the equipment. He said that the government[Read More…]

FRSC Shuts Down Driving School Standardisation Programme Portal

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to shut down its Driving School Standardisation Programme’s portal over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, ordered the immediate closure of the portal on Sunday. The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, who disclosed this in a[Read More…]

A Special Adviser To Nasarawa Governor Has Been Kidnapped

The Special Adviser to the Nasarawa state Governor on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development Mr John Mamman, has been abducted. The chairman of Kokona Local government area, Saidu Kurki, revealed that Mr Mamman was taken on Saturday night at about 8pm at his house in the Dari community[Read More…]

Worshippers At Agege Central Mosque Attack LASG COVID-19 Taskforce

The Lagos State COVID-19 Taskforce, mandated by the State Government to monitor and enforce compliance against public gatherings exceeding 25 people, was on Tuesday attacked by some Muslim worshippers at the Agege Central Mosque. Speaking on the incident, the General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and leader of[Read More…]

Operation Lafiya Dole Commander; Major General Olusegun Adeniyi Has Been Replaced.

The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployment and appointments of some of its senior officers. Among those affected in the massive shake-up was the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Olusegun Adeniyi. Adeniyi was replaced by Major General Faruk Yahaya who would serve as the eighth Theatre Commander[Read More…]

Ondo Governor says Amotekun not targeted at any ethnic group

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, says Amotekun, the south-west regional security outfit, is not targeted at any ethnic group. In a statement issued on Sunday in Akure by Donald Ojogo, state commissioner for information and orientation, Akeredolu said the outfit would benefit all Nigerians living in the region irrespective[Read More…]

US Govt Website hacked In Response To Killing Of Iran’s Military Chief

A group claiming to represent the Government of Iran has hacked a website operated by the United State Government. The website operated by the little-known Federal Depository Library Program, fdlp.gov, was hacked and defaced on Saturday, and has been taken offline. A message from the hackers left on the website read,[Read More…]

Dino Melaye in court for giving false information to the police

Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of an FCT High Court Maitama, on Thursday foreclosed the prosecution in the trial of Sen. Dino Melaye for alleged falsehood. Melaye, who until recently represented Kogi West in the Senate, is standing trial on a two-count charge bordering on giving false information to the police. He[Read More…]

ECOWAS Military intervention has led to Improved security in Cote D’Ivoire and Gambia

Cote D’Ivoire and Gambia has said that security situation in their countries has improves through the help of multiple security operations and ECOWAS military intervention in Gambia. The countries disclosed this while giving their situation reports at the Second Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament held in Abuja. Hon. Muhamed[Read More…]

Miyetti Allah Apologise Over the Killings of Benue People

by Fatima Musa The Benue State Government said the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore on Saturday apologised to the state governor, Samuel Ortom, over the attacks and killings of people in the state by herdsmen. He issued the apology on behalf of the association at a peace meeting held in Makurdi,[Read More…]