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President Buhari meets with 36 State Governors and Service Chiefs on Security Matters in State House on 7th June 2019 6

President Buhari orders state governments to work closely with security operations

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is working with state governments in North West of the country to revamp security structures and operations, following infiltration of bandits.

Gani Adams threatens to attack violent herdsmen, lists hideouts

The Aare Onakakanfo in Council chaired by Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday appealed to the federal government to increase security in the South West.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Nigeria Police

Banditry: Police arrest 70-year-old, two others in Zamfara

The Police Command in Katsina State said it had arrested three suspected bandits and kidnappers, including one 70-year-old Bawa Naganda.
Okezie Ikpeazu

CLO urges Governor Ikpeazu to halt growing insecurity in Abia

Chairman of the Civil Liberties Organisation, Aba chapter, Dr. Charles Chinekezi, has appealed to Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia to take urgent steps to halt the growing security challenges in the state.

June 12: Why President Buhari must restructure Nigeria – General Akinrinade

Former Chief of Army Staff, Rtd General Alani Akinrinade on Wednesday said it is imperative for President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the vexed issue of restructuring for the good of the country.
Aminu Masari

Katsina bans farming in nine local councils over banditry, kidnapping

The Katsina State government may have imposed a ban on all forms of farming around the dreaded Rugu forest as bandits and kidnappers continue to harass residents in at least nine of the 34 local government areas.

Kidnapper: I’ve lost count of number of people I killed in one year

A suspected kidnapper, Sani Haruna aka Gayu, who was arrested by the Inspector General of Police special team has confessed to newsmen that he has lost count of the number of people he killed for failing to pay ransom.

16 persons killed by bandits in Zamfara on Sallah day

Bandits were said to have allegedly killed 16 persons in Kanoma District of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara on Sallah day.
Nigeria Police

Police warn criminal herdsmen, others to stay clear of Ogun, Lagos

The Zone 2 police command, Onikan, Lagos, has read the riot act to herdsmen to stay clear of its command, comprising Lagos and Ogun states or face the wrath of the force.
Bello Matawalle

Governor Matawalle leads operation against bandits in Zamfara

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Sunday led security agencies in the state on an operation against bandits in their bush camps and hideouts near Wonaka town in Gusau Local Government area of the state.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops arrest five bandits in Katsina

The Nigerian Army said that troops have arrested five bandits/kidnappers who have been terrorising villagers in Katsina state.

Bandits kill 23 in reprisal attack in Zamfara

Police in Zamfara on Tuesday confirmed the killing of 23 persons in Tunga and Kabaje villages, Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area by suspected bandits in the early hours of the day.

Bandits, mob kill 26 in Jigawa

No fewer than twenty-six persons were killed on Tuesday morning by bandits in mob clash in Kabaje and Tunga communities of Kauran Namoda local government area of Jigawa state.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari, Northern governors meet over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari and some northern state governors are meeting in Abuja over insecurity challenges.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

18 farmers killed by bandits in Katsina

The remains of the 18 farmers killed by bandits in Batsari local government area of Katsina State have been buried in Katsina amidst tears by families and sympathizers.

General Buratai: Mentorship key instrument in leadership development

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has said mentorship is a key instrument in leadership development.
Simon Lalong

Criminality: Plateau launches Operation Puff Adder

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has launched Operation Puff Adder in the state to curb the raising cases of kidnapping, banditry and other form of criminality.

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ICPC: Nigeria must deploy intelligence to combat terrorism, banditry

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has charged Nigeria to deploy intelligence if she wants to be able to combat terrorism, banditry and kidnapping.
Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri takes charge at Juventus after leaving Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri was named new coach of Juventus on Sunday after his exit from Chelsea following a troubled single campaign in London.
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China: We would give preference to Nigerians applying for visas

The government of the People’s Republic of China on Monday said that it would create more opportunities for more Nigerians to visit China in the years ahead.

Peter Obi: INEC must provide server used for election

Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not escape providing the server it used for the election. =
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits attack Taraba villages, kill one, burn houses

At least, one person was said to have lost his life and several houses burnt and other valuable property destroyed on Sunday night when suspected herdsmen attacked Tudiri village in Ardo Kola Local Government and Kasuan Baila area of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital.