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The Islamic State (IS) has sacked Abu Mus’ab Albarnawi as the leader of Islamic State West Africa Province, a faction of the Boko Haram insurgent group.
Abubakar Tsav, former commissioner of police in Lagos state, has faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment on the security situation in the country.
Elder statesman and former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo over his Sunday’s comment on the security situation in the country.
The police command in Bauchi State has arrested 11 suspects for vandalising power generators at two sites of national public security communication system (NPSCS) in Alkaleri Local Government Area of the state.
Hundreds fled late on Sunday after Boko Haram burned their homes near Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, residents told AFP.
In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
The Petroleum Products Monitoring Committee in Kogi has assured members of the public in the state of its resolve to guard against fuel scarcity, particularly during festive and electionering periods in the area.
The Police said it had arrested four of its personnel on duty at the residence of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, when the alleged assassination attempt on him took place.
The police has declared that the attack on Tuesday morning at the home ￼Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, was attempted burglary not assassination.
At least three people were killed when supporters of an imprisoned Shiite cleric clashed with security forces during a protest march in Abuja, prompting warnings to the government that a heavy-handed approach could radicalise elements in the group.
The Kogi Government on Thursday donated foodstuffs and other relief items to victims of flood disaster at Itobe, in Ofu Local Government Area.
Boko Haram factional leader Abubakar Shekau has re-emerged in a new video after a long absence that fuelled speculation about his health and ability to lead the Islamist militants.
According to the Deputy Senate President, mankind was “besieged by a groundswell of intolerance, injustice, racial discrimination, and ethnic hatred, leading to violence, conflicts, extremism, terrorism, insurgency, and all forms of restiveness.”
Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the terror group Boko Haram, is said to be weakened by ill health, prompting questions about his ability to lead the militants, the AFP reported on Friday.
"I don’t know if he's alive or dead. I don't know. It's only God who knows. For 15 years I haven't seen him. Since Shekau met with Mohammed Yusuf, I didn't see him again. Yes, he's my son and every mother loves her son, but we have different characters," Falmata was quoted as saying.
The mother of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, Falmata, says she is not sure if her son is dead or alive.
Prince Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State governor, has said that the government will pull down houses where kidnappers are found and their certificates of occupancy revoked.
The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis.
The Presidency on Saturday cleared the air on the responsibilities of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and that of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha.
Tragedy struck in Imo State on Friday after a retired policeman, Emezim Duru, shot and killed a yet-to-be-identified man at an ongoing festival in the state.
Brendan Rodgers is hopeful that Wilfred Ndidi will be fit for Leicester City’s meeting with Bournemouth after a minor hamstring strain kept the midfielder out of the victory over Sheffield United on Saturday.
The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has handed over three young men, posing as graduates of tertiary institutions, caught in possession of fake certificates to the police.
Gov Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the reappointment of Prof. Suleiman Bello, as the Chairman of the four-member state’s Teaching Service Board.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday said it is collaborating with JP Morgan Chase to facilitate in-depth capacity building programme on the derivatives market.
Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are the star names on the 10-player short-list announced on Monday by FIFA for its Puskas award for goal of the year.
The Chairman, Kano State chapter of Police Community Relations Committee, (PCRC) Comrade Saleh Jilli, has applauded the efforts of the police over the re-arrest of the notorious kidnapper, Alhaji Hamisu Bala (Wundume) at Layin Mai Allo area of the state.