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General Buratai: We’re re-strategising to deal with terrorists, kidnappers, cattle rustlers

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, said that the Nigerian Army was re-strategising to deal decisively with kidnapping and cattle rustling which is backing rampant in North Central and North West part of the country.

General Buratai tasks officers on kidnapping, cattle rustling

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday charged officers to redouble effort toward tackling spate of kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country.

Police say crime rate decreases in Benue

The Commissioner of Police in Benue, Fatai Owoseni, said on Tuesday, that his command had succeeded in reducing crime considerably in the state.

Kidnappers, cattle rustlers spread fear in Kaduna

A spate of kidnappings for ransom in the Birnin Gwari district of northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state has left residents afraid to even leave their homes.

Miyetti Allah leaders ask President Buhari to call Governor Ortom to order

Leadership of Fulani Pastoralist groups Friday rose from an emergency meeting in Kaduna, calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to call Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, to order over the anti-open grazing law in that state.

2019: General Buratai warns soldiers to steer clear of politics

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has warned Army personnel to steer clear from politics, especially as 2019 elections draw near.

Nearly 30 dead in northern Nigeria gang violence

At least 28 people have been killed in gang violence in northern Nigeria, police and local residents said on Friday, in the latest unrest causing security concerns for the government.

Security agencies in Sokoto, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara collaborate to tackle crime

Security agencies in Sokoto, Katsina, Kaduna and Zamfara states say they are collaborating to tackle criminality in their areas of operation.

Governor Ishaku: We’ve lost faith in federal government’s security apparatus

The Taraba State government has said that it no longer had confidence in the Federal Government security apparatus deployed in the state.

NSCDC decorates 69 newly promoted officers in Niger

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Friday decorated 69 newly promoted officers in Niger Command with their new ranks.

President Buhari orders security agencies to wipe out criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Gusau, Zamfara State, directed security agencies to improve their strategies of intelligence gathering, surveillance and accuracy in deployments, and ensure that criminal activities are brought to an end across the country.

Boko Haram: Police takes explosive training school to Borno

The Nigeria Police would set up an Explosive Ordinance (EOD) training school in Borno to check indiscriminate Improvised Explosive Device attacks by Boko Haram insurgents.

Governor Yari calls for legislature, executive collaboration

Zamfara State Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has called on state legislatures to synergise and collaborate with the executive arms for government to meet public expectations and deliver promises to the people.

Police set to clamp down on owners of illegal firearms

As the March 15 deadline issued by state commissioners of police to owners of illegal firearms draws near, the Police on Saturday, vowed to investigate and prosecute anybody found with prohibited firearms after the expiration of the 21 days notice.

Police arrest 50 suspected criminals in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command says it has arrested 50 suspected criminals for allegedly committing various offences in January and February.

President Buhari: More deaths in Taraba crisis than Benue, Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the crisis on the Mambilla Plateau in Taraba State had claimed more lives than that of the herdsmen killings in Benue and Zamfara states.

IGP Ibrahim Idris cautions on anti-grazing laws

The Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday advised state governors to prioritise the establishment of cattle ranches before enacting anti-grazing laws, to avert conflict between farmers and herdsmen.

Report: Nigeria records increase in crops production output in 2017

Nigeria has recorded an increase in crops production and in land areas agricultural cultivation in 2017 above the 2016 production records.

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