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The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army: Seven terrorists killed, eight others crippled by own IEDs in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said that seven terrorists died when their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) they planted for troops in Lamba’a forest along Jakana-Mainok road in Borno.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army rescues six abducted students in Kaduna

Troops of the Operation Thunder Strike have rescued six students of the Government Day Secondary School, Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State abducted on their way to school on Thursday morning.g

I’ve kidnapped over 50, murdered 10 – kingpin

An alleged kidnap kingpin, Bello Abdul, 40, alias Yellow, has confessed to murdering over ten persons and abducting more than 50 victims on the notorious Abuja-Kaduna highway.

Southeast governors plead for expansion of Enugu Airport tarmac

Southeast Governors’ Forum on Thursday called on the Federal Government to include the expansion of the tarmac of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu in the planned rehabilitation work at the airport.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Southeast governors ban herdsmen from carrying AK 47 riffles in the zone

The governors also denied involvement in the Operation Python Dance of 2017 in which the country home of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, was raided.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: How terrorists killed colonel, captain, three soldiers in Borno

Army authorities on Friday, confirmed the killing of a Colonel, Captain and three soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun breaks silence on arms importation

Senator Ibikunle Amosun, former governor of Ogun State, has denied illegally importing massive cache of AK47 assault rifles and ammunition into the country and handing them over to the police towards the end of his administration.
Bashir Makama

Ogun police chief deny receiving rifles, four million ammunition from Senator Amosun

Ogun State Police Commissioner (CP) Basir Makama on Tuesday evening denied receiving 1,000 AK47 rifles and four million ammunition from former Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu: Crime rate is declining in Nigeria

Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Monday declared that the crime rate in the country has declined even as he noted that the last few weeks have witnessed new patterns and threats of criminality that has necessitated a review of strategy.

I saw the faces of those who killed my wife, shot me – witness...

A prosecution witness, Solomon Opaluwa, on Friday told an FCT High Court that he saw the faces of the seven robbers who killed his wife and shot him.
Troops of the Nigerian army wiped out a band of Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to attack Damaturu, the capital of Yobe on Tuesday.

Several terrorists killed in major military onslaught of Boko Haram’s strongholds

Several Boko Haram terrorists were in Friday killed by troops attached to Operation LAFIYA DOLE and 7 Division Nigerian Army during a major and simultaneous onslaught of insurgents’ hideouts in Borno State.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Minister: How illegal mining fuels insecurity in Zamfara

The Federal Government on Wednesday revealed how illegal mining activities aggravated insecurity in Zamfara before its April 7 prohibition order and launch of special operations to stop bandits in the state.

Operation Whirl Stroke recovers 37 arms, 389 ammunition in Nasarawa graveyard

Members of Operation Whirl Stroke of the Nigerian Army in charge of Taraba, Benue and Nasarawa states say they have recovered 37 arms and 389 ammunition from criminals in Nasarawa State.

Police kill three suspected kidnappers in Kaduna

Three suspected kidnappers were killed by the police on Wednesday in Kaduna.

Military arrests two men manufacturing sub-machine guns, AK 47, others in Benue

The headquarters of Operation Whirl Stroke, an ongoing special military operation in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States, says it has arrested two suspected arms manufacturers in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.

Police parades 12 suspected armed robbers in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command, on Saturday, paraded 12 suspects for alleged armed robbery at various locations in the State.

Governor Ortom: Senator Akume should be in jail

Ortom, said this to journalists while reacting to an allegation by the former governor at President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential campaign rally held at Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, on Wednesday.

Residents flee as APC, PDP thugs clash in Delta

Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, was still being deserted the weekend owing to the pandemonium that broke out in the area, leaving in its trail three deaths and scores of injured persons.

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NECO dismisses 70 staff for ‘certificate forgery’

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Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in Enugu

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Kogi guber: INEC assures of hitch-free poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured residents of Kogi state of conducting a hitch free governorship election across the state on Saturday despite palpable tension and apprehension.