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Military, paramilitary agencies plan joint border security exercise

A joint border security exercise involving the military, paramilitary and intelligence agencies is underway as part of government’s strategic, multi-sectoral effort aimed at securing Nigeria’s land and maritime borders.

Bandits kill four persons in Katsina

No fewer than four persons were killed when armed bandits invaded the Tsayu village in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State on Sunday night.

Army chief commends troops, pledges timely completion of battalion barracks

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has commended the troops in Daura for their commitment and achievement in combating armed banditry; cattle rustling; kidnapping and other security threats in Katsina State.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara government removes Maru emir, Kanoma district head

Zamfara State Government has finally removed the suspended Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim, and the district head of Kanoma, Alhaji Ahmed Kanoma, from office.g
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Police urge Sokoto residents to be security conscious

The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto, Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, has urged the public to be more security conscious in order to secure the state and the country at large.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara governor pardons 100 Fulani prison inmates

Governor of Zamfara State Bello Muhammad Mutawalle, on Tuesday, said he would grant amnesty to one hundred Fulani prison inmates as part of the ongoing peace process in the state.

General Buratai: Criminal elements will not occupy any part of Nigeria

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has vowed not to allow criminal elements occupy any part of Nigeria.
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

President Buhari vows to end insurgency, other security challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reiterated his commitment to end terrorism and insurgency in the country.
Bello Matawalle

Security: Five North-west governors to meet in Katsina

Governors of Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto, Katsina and Zamfara states are to meet on Thursday in Katsina to strategize and strengthen efforts in tackling security issues in their states.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: Ruga will not happen in Edo

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, said his administration will not avail the federal government land for the contentious Ruga settlement in Edo State.
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20 bandits, kidnappers arrested in Katsina

Troops have arrested 20 bandits and kidnappers in Katsina State, among them a notorious kingpin, the Army said yesterday.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops nab notorious kidnap kingpin, 20 others terrorising in Kastina

Troops of 17 Brigade on Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III, have arrested a notorious kidnapping kingpin, one Mallam Bawa Gomna and 20 others during operations around Batsari, Jibia and Safana local government areas of Katsina State.

NUPENG asks President Buhari to rejig economic team, prioritise security, infrastructure

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his economic team and prioritise security as well as infrastructural development among others, as he begins his second term of four years as president of Nigeria.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana, others urge federal government to fight insecurity

Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari orders service chiefs to halt small arms proliferation

Ahead of today’s inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with service chiefs and ordered them to halt proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the country.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari: How West Africa can succeed in battle against criminals, criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, said for countries in the West African sub region to successfully tackle criminalities confronting them, security heads of member states must not only begin to share their experiences but also re-assess as well as harmonise crime control and operations in their respective countries.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu: New strategies needed in tackling terrorism

Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, yesterday said the development of new strategies in tackling terrorism in the West African sub-region has become imperative.

Insecurity: Group backs Pastor Adeboye’s call for support to service chiefs

The Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has endorsed a call by the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, that replacing the Service Chiefs hastily may create fresh problems capable of compounding the security challenges currently facing nation.

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