Home Topics Security Agencies

Security Agencies

Interior minister tasks NSCDC on intelligence gathering

The newly appointed Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has called the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), to strengthen its capacity on intelligence gathering.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike inaugurating the State Government’s Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks on Wednesday at the Government House Port Harcourt

Rivers governor inaugurates task force to tackle street trading

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has inaugurated the State Government’s Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks, with a charge to the Task Force to sanitise the streets and return Port Harcourt to its garden City status.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Joint security panel worried over Taraba kidnap kingpin’s video

The panel set up by the military high command to look into strained inter-agency relations between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police is worried over a trending video of the purported confession of the re-arrested notorious Kidnap kingpin Hamisu Wadume in police custody.

Senator Okorocha returns, gives Imo governor ‘last warning’

The immediate past governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, Tuesday, for the first time since he was sworn in as Senator, returned back to the state, and said that he’s back to give the governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha, last warning on the “intimidation of Imo citizens.”
Four students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, drowned on Monday when a metallic bridge linking the hostels and the lecture halls collapsed.

ABTU: Six key facilities destroyed during protest over collapsed bridge

The authorities of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, said on Tuesday that six movable and non-moveable property belonging to the institution were vandalized by students protesting on Aug. 5.

Petty jealousy, envy responsible for police, army rivalry – ex-police chief

A retired Assistant Inspector General, AIG, of Police, Ambrose Aisabor, says so long as there is no proper sharing of information among security agencies, the rivalry would remain a regular occurrence.

APC stalwart tasks Nigerians on collaborative efforts to halt insecurity

Nigerians, irrespective of their tribe, religious and political affiliation, have been enjoined to be team players in curtailing the security challenges that have bedeviled the country in recent times.

Pipeline surveillance: Ex-agitators urges federal government to fulfil promise to engage them

Ex-agitators in the Niger Delta region are calling on the federal government to fulfill its promise to engage them with pipeline surveillance jobs.

JAMB cancels UTME result of another candidate

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has cancelled the unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) result of Kingsley Unekwe for altering his score.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari’s Next Level is real – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Lanre Razak, has urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari with a view to assisting him to consolidate and improve on his first term performance.

MOSOP calls for probe into Ogoni killings, property destruction

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has expressed its strong condemnation of the attacks on some Ogoni communities in Khana Local Government Area in the past two days, where about 10 persons had reportedly lost their lives, with several buildings razed.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode: Northern Christians are being destroyed

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode says that Christians in Northern Nigeria are being destroyed as a result the security crises occasioned by the rise of Boko Haram and the herder-farmer conflict, which has led to a substantial loss of lives.
Abubakar Tsav

Politicians behind bandits’ activities in Nigeria – ex-police chief

Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, says politicians are responsible for activities of bandits terrorising the country.

Suku murder: Culprits will be apprehended, prosecuted – Kogi governor

The Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello, has condemned the killing of the Chairman of Bunu Hunters, Caleb Oshe and his son, Sunday Oshe, by some unknown gunmen in the early hours of today, saying security agencies have been charged to ensure those behind the murder are apprehended and made to face the full wrath of the law.
African Action Congress AAC

#RevolutionNow: Our protest march was misunderstood – AAC stalwart

A stalwart of African Action Congress (AAC) and member of the Take it Back Movement, Mr Elias Ozikpu, on Monday said the recent #RevolutionNow march organised by the movement and some groups was not to force a takeover of government.
The musician, Augustine Kelechi, otherwise known as Tekno, was seen in a viral video dancing with the semi-clad women on Friday and spraying them with money, hitting them in the buttocks, an act which many Nigerians described as obscene.

NCAC vows to sanctions Tekno over nude dance

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says it will sanction a Nigerian Musician, Augustine Kelechi, popularly known as “Tekno”, and use him as a scapegoat to teach others serious lesson.
Nigeria Police

Police investigates atrempt to burn former commissioner’s house in Zamfara

The Police in Zamfara have commenced investigation into an attempt to burn down the residence of former Information commissioner, Ibrahim Danmalikin-Gidangoga.
Former Deputy Senate President, Mamman Abubakar Dan Musa, has called on President Muhammad Buhari to urgently intervene and rescue his home state from the grip of bandits’ attacks and several other criminalities.

Senator Dan Musa sends warning to President Buhari over Kastina’s security situation

Former Deputy Senate President, Mamman Abubakar Dan Musa, has called on President Muhammad Buhari to urgently intervene and rescue his home state from the grip of bandits’ attacks and several other criminalities.

Recent Stories

Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.