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The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Six abductees freed in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has confirmed the rescue of six out of 10 persons abducted last week by gunmen at Pegi and Dafara community in Kuje Area Council.

ICC urged to investigate security forces, Boko Haram’s atrocities in Northeast Nigeria

Amnesty International has again asked the International Criminal Court to open investigations into alleged atrocities committed by the Nigerian security forces and Boko Haram in North East.

Nigerians have accepted insecurity as part of life

It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.

Nigeria, Nigerien security forces close ties on border security

Nigerian Security Operatives and their Nigerien counterparts deliberate modalities to further enhance and promote joint military/security inter border relations among the security agencies of both countries.
Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

Federal, Interpol agree on West African police information system

The Federal Government of Nigeria has begun the implementation of the West African Police Information System (WAPIS).
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US: ISWAP, Boko Haram planning major attacks during elections

The United States Government has revealed the plan of Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram to disrupt the 2019 general election from holding successfully, citing increased propaganda videos specifically directed at Nigeria and the ongoing civil unrest in Borno State.

Why many Nigerians are scared of the year 2019

Though the tell-tale signs are there, considering the unusual electoral malpractices in Ekiti, Osun, Kwara and other places where voters have allegedly been brazenly intimidated, disenfranchised and disillusioned.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Group petitions US to intervene over Shiites violent protests

A non governmental group – Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) – has sought the intervention of the United States of America (USA) into the deadly clashes between members of Shiite group, Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), and Nigerian security agencies.

Shiite group warns against use of its name for violence during religious activities

The President of the Media Forum of the IMN, Ibrahim Musa, stated this on Tuesday in a statement following two consecutive days of confrontation with the military in Zuba area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja by persons claiming to be members of the group led by Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.
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Nnamdi Kanu alive, spotted in Israel – brother

The controversy surrounding the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was finally laid to rest as he was spotted in Israel and confirmed by his younger brother, Emmanuel Kanu, on Friday.

2019: Nigerian Navy pledges to provide water transport logistics support to INEC

Ahead of 2019 general elections, the Nigerian Navy has pledged to assist the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the transportation of election materials to riverine areas.

World Cup: Anambra CP leads Nigerian security contingent in Russia

The Anambra State Police Commissioner, Mr Garba Umar, will lead the Nigerian security contingent to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

President Buhari’s visit to US will open up American market for Nigerian goods –...

Corporate and Commercial Law expert, Daniel Agada, says that President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the U.S. will further open up the American market for Nigerian goods.

Dapchi: CSO accuses Amnesty of undermining Nigeria’s sovereignty

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups against Terrorism in Nigeria, has called on international rights organization, Amnesty International to desist from what it described as its judgmental reports on the security situation in the troubled North eastern part of the country.

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Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.