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Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Nigeria, US hold 5th session of bi-national commission in Washington

The Nigeria-US Bi-National Commission (BNC) is scheduled to hold between February 3, and February 4, in Washington DC.

Jigawa NSCDC deployed 1000 personnel for Christmas festivities

The Jigawa state command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps said it has deployed 1O00 officers and men across the state to improve security in the State especially during the festivities.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno: Why we donated vehicles to Cameroonian vigilance group

The Borno State Government said it donated patrol vehicles to members of Cameroonian vigilante to enhance the fight against insurgents in border communities of the state.

Stakeholders: We need borderless United States of Africa by 2063

The advocacy was made during the I6th edition of Security Watch Africa Initiatives Annual Conference (SWAIAC) held in Swissotel, Al-Ghurair and Radison Blu Hotel Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from November 6 and 7.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests fake lawyer for impersonation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested a 53-year-old man, Muhammed Abdulraheem, for allegedly parading himself as a lawyer and obtaining money under false pretense.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday attended the Extra Ordinary ECOWAS Summit on Counter Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. 4

It’s time to stamp out terrorism – President Buhari to ECOWAS leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the West African leaders to stamp out terrorism in the sub-region at this point in time.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

FBI arrests Forbes’ celebrated Nigerian ‘young billionaire’ for fraud

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, commended the decision of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to support the Inter-Basin Water Transfer project, aimed at recharging the Lake Chad.

Terrorism: OIC to support Nigeria, others

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says it will support countries of the Sahel region, particularly Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, by building their defence and security forces to counter terrorism and combat organised crime.

Police close in on kidnappers of Daura’s district head

The police is closing in on the kidnappers of Alhaji Musa Umar, the district head of Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, as some suspects have been reported arrested.
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Police closing in on kidnappers of Daura’s district head

The police is closing in on the kidnappers of Alhaji Musa Umar, the district head of Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, as some suspects have been reported arrested.
Omatseye Nesiama

Omatseye Nesiama named security consultant for 4th Access Bank Lagos City marathon

Omatseye Nesiama, a retired Navy Commodore, has been appointed to oversee the security affairs of the 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon scheduled for Feb. 2.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: President Buhari’s reality on insecurity is different

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, said Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari’s perception of the insecurity in Nigeria is different from its reality.
Mr Asuquo Amba, new Ekiti Commissioner of Police

New Ekiti police commissioner assumes office

Mr Asuquo Amba, has assumed office as the new Ekiti Commissioner of Police.
Manchester Victoria railway station was closed after a police officer was stabbed along with two other people. Sam Clack-Twitter

Knife attacker injures three in Manchester

British counter-terrorism police were investigating a multiple stabbing in which the suspect reportedly shouted “Allah” at a Manchester railway station on New Year’s Eve, officials said Tuesday.

Tukur Buratai charges Special Forces to prove they’re better trained than Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has challenged its Special Forces to prove that they have better training and tactics than terrorists by making the difference and positive impact in the ongoing counter-terrorism operations.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC, INTERPOL sign MoU on anti-corruption war

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the International Police, INTERPOL as part of collaboration aimed at tackling corruption in Nigeria.

Kayode Soremekun: There is bound to be terrorism in Nigeria

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has decried the gap between the rich and poor citizens.
Hong Kong pro-independence protesters shout during a demonstration on China's National Day in Hong Kong [Bobby Yip-Reuters]

Hong Kong’s government tightens grip, moves closer to China

Hong Kong's government deployed an elite police unit for political monitoring and surveillance as it tightens the political screws and moves closer to mainland China.

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