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Nigerians have accepted insecurity as part of life

It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.

Three dead, several injured in Suleja tanker explosion

Three people have been confirmed dead and several others injured as a fuel laden tanker exploded in Suleja, Niger state.

One killed, 10 injured in petrol tanker explosion on Abuja-Kaduna highway

The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has confirmed the death of one person while 10 others were injured in a petrol tanker explosion at Dikko-junction on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

Former Gomber governor escapes kidnap as gunmen abduct 7 on Kaduna-Abuja Highway — video

Former Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, reportedly escaped being kidnapped by gunmen said to have abducted seven travellers on the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
Austin Agbonlahor

CP: Police officers must respect fundamental human rights

The Commissioner of Police, Cross River state Command, Austin Agbonlahor, has warned his Officers and men to ensure that they operate within the ambit of the law by respecting the fundamental human rights of the citizenry.

Police arrest top ‘spiritual father,’ another over Channels TV staff kidnap

The police have nabbed a top kidnap kingpin and one other in connection with the alleged kidnap of Channel Television staff on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.

Police arrests spiritual father of kidnappers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna highway

The police headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of one Mallam Salisu Abubakar, 48, said to be the “spiritual father” of armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing motorists and other road users along the Abuja/Kaduna highway.
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Operation Puff Adder neutralises nine gangsters in shootout

The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Killings: I feel your pains – President Buhari tells Zamfara residents

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is genuinely concerned about the mind-boggling killings that have been going in Zamfara State.

FRSC marshal killed in suspected armed robbery attack

In what appears to be a suspected armed robbery attack, an FRSC driver was killed in an official patrol vehicle along Abuja-Kaduna express way at about 20 kilometres to the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, 8 January, 2019.
James Ocholi

Federal government donates house to late James Ocholi’s family

The Federal Government on Thursday redeemed its pledge to donate a house to the family of late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi.

Nigerian Army kills 10 suspected kidnappers, bandits

Troops of Division 1, Nigerian Army, have shot dead six suspected kidnappers and four bandits during a clearance operation in the Kidandan, Unguwan Bilya, Sofa and Unguwan Nakuli areas along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
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Suspected kidnappers kill ex-Katsina commissioner

Unidentified gunmen suspected to be kidnappers Sunday reportedly killed a former Katsina State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Halimatu Sadiya Idris, along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

Police in Niger arrest 8 suspects for theft, fraud, attempted kidnapping

Niger Police Command has announced the arrest of eight suspects for theft, bank fraud and attempted kidnapping in different parts of the state.

Federal government considers suspension of anti-grazing law

In order to reduce tensions caused by the passage of the controversial anti-grazing law in three states, the federal government is considering suspending the implementation of the law, while negotiating safe routes for cattle herders.

Policeman killed as armed robbers engage police in gun battle in Kaduna

Suspected armed robbers on Saturday morning killed a policeman and shot a commercial driver along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar mourns victims of Maiduguri blast

Former Vice President and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar mourns victims of the Wednesday evening suicide bombing in Maiduguri, Borno State, that claimed several lives and left scores wounded.

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NAF chief tasks personnel on civil-military relations

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday implored Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel to maintain good civil-military relations in order not to put the Force in disrepute.

PDP denies reported romance between Bayelsa governor, petroleum minister

The Peoples Democratic Party Youth Network has called on Bayelsans to ignore a wild rumour being peddled by unscrupulous characters about a purported meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva.

General Abdulsalami: We cannot bequeath chaos, disunity to future generation

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has called on Nigerians to raise the bar of peace in all their endeavors.
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Floods submerge 150 communities in Kogi

Kogi Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Sanusi Yahaya, announced that over 150 communities have been submerged following floods in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.

Man dies while jogging at Cross River university

Tragedy struck the Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH, community, Calabar, as a popular shop operator, Goody, died while jogging at the wee hours of Saturday.