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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 commences Exercise Crocodile Smile lV in Ondo

The 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army said it would commence a field training exercise code named “Exercise Crocodile Smile IV” in Ondo State on Wednesday.
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.

Joint security: Operation Crocodile Smile IV undergo training

The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, Edo state, on Monday conducted a training exercise for operatives of security agencies participating in the Operation Crocodile Smile IV.

NAF screens over 2000 persons for cancer in Benue

The Tactical Air Command of the Nigerian Air Force Makurdi on Wednesday commenced three days awareness campaign and free cancer screening programme for prostrate, breast and cervical cancer for residents of Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

Godwin Emefiele: Border closure will tackle all security challenges if sustained for two years

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele says if border closure is sustained for the next two years, issue of insurgency, banditry and kidnapping will be totally eradicated.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Why we adopted local hunters to fight bandits – Taraba governor

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba said, though the local hunters do not have the legal mandate for their operations in the state, his government was at home with their activities because of the worrisome level of insecurity in the area.

General Buratai: Why we’re holding military operations nationwide

The Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday said that the ‘Operation Positive Identification’ (OPI) would not hinder the day-to-day activities of Nigerians.

IPOB, Police bicker as clash leaves senior officer hospitalised in Ebonyi

The Indigenous People of Biafra on Tuesday alleged that 17 of its members sustained gunshot injuries when they were attacked by a combined team of security agencies on Sunday in Ebonyi State.

Uche Secondus lambasts APC, President Buhari for ‘impoverishing’ Nigerians

Nigerians have never had it so bad as in the past four years of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration which has witnessed the worst of insecurity, poverty, hunger coupled with multiple taxations that have made nonsense of its acclaimed poverty alleviation programmes.

Apostolic Church tasks political, religious leaders on economic policies

The Apostolic Church, Nigeria, Lagos and Western/Northern Areas (LAWNA) Territory, weekend called on church and political leaders in the country to galvanise economic policies to cushion the harsh effects of youth unemployment, which he said has opened windows for insecurity, banditry, insurgency and kidnapping in the country.
Aminu Masari

Nigeria’s porous borders responsible for rise in insecurity – Northern governors

Governors of Nigeria’s 19 northern states say that a number of the security challenges confronting Nigeria may not be unconnected with the country’s porous borders.
Depressed parents of the six students and two teachers of Engravers College, Kakau Daji, Kaduna, have blamed the continuous hostage of their children in the kidnappers’ den on the government’s pronouncement on the development.

Kidnapped Kaduna school students, staff regain freedom

Six students of Engraver’s College, a private secondary school in Kaduna who were kidnapped along with their teacher on Oct. 3, have regained their freedom.
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Sokoto governor hands over ammunition recovered from repentant bandits to police

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, on Thursday handed over no fewer than 102 types of ammunition and magazines recovered from repentant bandits in the state to the state police command.
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Zamfara proposes capital punishment for bandits, kidnappers, cattle rustlers

Zamfara State House of Assembly has received an executive bill from the state government to enact a law proposing capital punishment for banditry, cattle rustling, cultism, kidnapping and terrorism.

General Buratai: Boko Haram can’t be defeated with weapons alone

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says the army is engaging in spiritual warfare to counter Boko Haram propaganda.

Nigerian Army ups spiritual warfare

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Army has engaged in spiritual warfare to counter Boko Haram propaganda.

Federal government not playing politics with security, welfare of Nigerians – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, said that the Federal Government does not play politics with the security and welfare of Nigerians.
Zamfara House of Assembly

Zamfara Assembly bars members from discussing security issues at plenary

The Speaker of the Zamfara House of Assembly, Nasiru Magarya, on Thursday reiterated that the assembly would no longer discuss issues of security at plenary.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Dingyadi, has called on the Nigerian Police to come up with new ideas to tackle the security challenges facing the country.

Minister tasks police to find new ways to tackle insecurity

The Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Dingyadi, has called on the Nigerian Police to come up with new ideas to tackle the security challenges facing the country.

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