Tag: Security

Year 2014: IGP Orders Tight Security At Places Of Worship

Ref No: CZ:5300/FPRD/FHQ/ABJ/VOL.1/ Date: 31th December, 2013. PRESS RELEASE YEAR 2014: IGP ORDERS TIGHT SECURITY AT PLACES OF WORSHIP …Pledges increased commitment to national security The Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, CFR, NPM, mni, psc, reassured Nigerians of the readiness of the Police to effectively provide adequate security for[Read More…]

Insurgency: Airlines Barred From Maiduguri Airport

The Federal Government has barred airlines from flying into the Maiduguri airport until March 2014, this is contained in a Notice to Airmen sent by the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency to airline operators. The Federal Government decided to shut the airport after Boko Haram insurgents destroyed some equipment belonging to[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Agency Buys 10 Bulletproof Cars

By Romoke W. Ahmad & Misbahu Bashir A Federal Government agency has bought 10 bulletproof cars, at least five of which were flown into the country by a Saudi plane that was involved in the Abuja airport mishap three weeks ago. The Saudi embassy in Abuja, which disclosed this to[Read More…]

Christmas: Police Boost Security Nationwide, 24 hour surveillance In Churches

The Nigeria Police have set in motion comprehensive operational strategies to boost security effectively during this year’s Christmas season and beyond, a statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer reads. CSP Frank Mba Sunday noted that the Inspector General of Police reassures Nigerians, both at home and in the[Read More…]

The NSA Says Al-Qaeda Has Infiltrated Nigeria Security System

The National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, (retd.) has said that international terror organisation, Al Qaeda, has made it’s way into Nigeria’s security system. The NSA’s statement was contained in a keynote address read on his behalf by Ambassador Layiwola Laseinde, who represented him at a workshop for counter-insurgency organised[Read More…]

FG Installs Equipment To Detect Improvised Explosive Devices At Airports

The Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah Saturday night in Abuja, at a reception held in honour of  the incoming International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)  President elect, Dr. Bernard Aliu said government has completed the  installation of  the  Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) detectors at Federal airports nationwide. Ms Oduah who has[Read More…]

Nigerian Military Officials Suspected To Have Aided Boko Haram Airforce Base Attack

Following the series of attacks on the Nigerian Air Force Base and some Nigerian Army locations in Maiduguri this week, Military authorities are currently investigating the possibility of moles within its ranks. A source tells Nigeria’s Thisday Newspaper that there was an expansive investigation by different structures and units of[Read More…]

Internet Firms Step Up Efforts To Stop Spying

By NICOLE PERLROTH and VINDU GOEL When Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, recently announced the company’s biggest security overhaul in more than a decade, she did not exactly receive a standing ovation. Ordinary users asked Ms. Mayer why Yahoo was not doing more. Privacy activists were more blunt. “Even after[Read More…]

Nigeria: Enough With The Silence

By Queen Inih Ebong “One of the most potent behaviours for driving change is influencing people to speak up about a previously emotionally or politically risky issue”. –        Genny, Patterson, Maxfield, McMillan and Sitzler Nigeria is a great nation. We are so blessed in every aspect that we often take[Read More…]

Security: Inspector-General Of Police Redeploys 5 AIGs And 2 CPs

by Aminu Tukur The Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, Friday redeploys 5 Assistant Inspector Generals of Police and 2 Commissioners of Police. A statement issued to newsmen by the Force Publci Relations Officer, CSP FRANK E. MBA, the posting takes immediate effect. The statement reads, “In line with his[Read More…]