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The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), working in conjunction with the European Union and the Nigeria Police Force, has launched a new Handbook on Counter-Terrorism Investigations, which was developed exclusively for Nigerian investigators working in the counterterrorism arena.
A rights group Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is seeking an answer and has sued President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, asking the Federal High court to order them disclose details of allocations.
Items worth N2.55 billion have been impounded while 239 illegal immigrants have been arrested following the closure of the nation’s borders, the Strategic Communication Team of the National Security Adviser on Border closure has revealed.
While confirming the arrest on Sunday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Chidi Nwabuzo, said the three soldiers and civilian were being interrogated by the state command’s head of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Superintendent Richard Balogun.
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.
The Nigerian Police Force, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command has tracked down and arrested the main suspect in connection with the kidnap incident involving an exchange of bitcoins worth $15,000 ransom payment, which was the first of its kind.
The Akwa Ibom state government has concluded plans to establish two rehabilitation centres for 462 repentant militants.
The authorities of the Nigerian Army wish to inform the general public of the change of name of one of its annual training exercises code-named, “Exercise Egwu Eke” to “Exercise Atilogwu Udo”.
An Islamic group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to redouble efforts in securing the release of the 112 Chibok girls still in Boko Haram’s captivity.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked the Government Technical Secondary School located at Maraban Kajuru community in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna, abducting the principal of the school.
The Anti-kidnapping Unit of the Imo State police command on Wednesday arrested a kidnap kingpin, Izuchukwu Chukwuma.
The #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) movement has marked the 2000th day of the Chibok girls’ abduction by terrorist group Boko Haram with a call on the Federal Government to step up efforts to free the remaining hostages.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will provide vibrant policies that will provide allowances and initiate annual retention benefits for teachers in order to attract them to rural communities.
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has urged the Federal Government to take concrete steps towards reversing the ugly trend of kidnappings and banditry in the country.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said Nigerians are not getting the best from the security agencies due to the way their structures were designed.
Sunday Adebomi has called on the authorities of the Nigeria Army to pay more attention to the cases of dismissed officers, who have now adopted kidnappings and banditry as their new career.
A notorious kidnapper, Ekweme Brown, popularly known as Lucifer, has been shot dead by policemen in Rivers, an official said.
Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.
Ex-Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has labelled "incredible" Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard the laziest of all his former team-mates.
Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC), victory in Bayelsa State as an assurance that more South-South states will be won by the party in future elections.
Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, on Friday said no fewer than 30 countries would participate in the International Arts and Crafts Expo slated to hold in Abuja.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget.
Italy was poised to declare a state of emergency for Venice Thursday after an exceptional tide surged through churches, shops and homes, causing millions of euros worth of damage to the UNESCO city.