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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police exhume kidnap victim’s body in Plateau, arrest suspects

A middle-aged man, Sylvester Isah, was on Saturday paraded at the Plateau State Police Command headquarters in Jos over the abduction and killing of a property owner, one Abacha Luguda, residing along Bauchi Road in Jos, the state capital

Armed gangs terrorize Lagos, Ogun communities

Armed gangs in Lagos and Ogun states have in the past few days, hijacked the lock-down directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, invading houses, shops and unleashing mayhem.
Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.

STF commander calls for objective reportage

Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.
Teslim Folarin

Senator Folarin urges Oyo governor to hand over to his deputy

The Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Senator Teslim Folarin, has urged the Executive Governor of the Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, to allow his deputy, Engr. Remi Olaniyan, lead the fight against coronavirus.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.

Nigerian Army approves new posting, appointments of officers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has approved the appointment of a new Theatre Commander for Operation Lafiya Dole, as well as a new General Officer Commanding 1 Infantry Division, Nigerian Army, Kaduna
The Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, General Olusegun Adeniyi has been sent back to school to be a research fellow at Nigerian Army Resource Centre(NARC) in Abuja.

Operation Lafiya Dole commander sent back to school in major reshuffle

The Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, General Olusegun Adeniyi, has been sent back to school to be a research fellow at Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) in Abuja. His posting was among the dozens...
A civil society organisation, the Open Justice Initiative, OJI, has petitioned the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha, asking him to investigate the leadership tussle in the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON.

Nigeria closes all land borders, postpones executive council meeting indefinitely

The Nigerian Government on Monday announced the closure of all the country’s land border as part of measures to tackle the growing incident of Coronavirus pandemic.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa shuts schools, restricts gathering in worship centres, clubs

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State on Saturday directed the closure of all public and private schools in the state from March 26 as part of the measures to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Troops raid Plateau Fulani settlements, burns 100 homes over colleagues death

Soldiers of Operation Safe Haven retaliate the killing of two of their colleagues by Fulani herdsmen.

Troops arrest fleeing Boko Haram suspect in Plateau

A suspected Boko Haram terrorist has been arrested in Plateau State by soldiers attached to the Special Task Force, otherwise known as Operation Safe Haven.
Former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, center, arrives on Capitol Hill, October 11, 2019, in Washington, as she is scheduled to testify before congressional lawmakers as part of the House impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Ukraine launching task force to investigate alleged surveillance of former US envoy

The Interior Ministry of Ukraine tells VOA that a special task force involving U.S. and Ukrainian officials will be launched Monday to look into reports that the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine had been subjected to surveillance and threats in Ukraine.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor vows to deal with illegal toll operators

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Thursday vowed to severely deal with operators of illegal toll points in the State.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army releases promotion of Major-Generals, Brigadier Generals

The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of senior officers to the ranks of Major-Generals and Brigadier-Generals in its latest promotion exercise.
Nigeria Football

GOC: Why we will sustain friendly matches for Army

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Division, Nigerian Army Rukuba, Maj.- Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, has said that the Division will sustain high calibre friendly matches for its football team, the Green Berets.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor sets up task force against environmental hazard

A special task force to immediately look into the current environmental situation at the popular Gbagi market, Ibadan to curb the possibility of epidemic outbreak has been set up by Governor Seyi Makinde.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC lauds police over quick rescue of kidnap victims

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended men and officers of Ogun State command for their swift rescue of the five kidnap victims at Ogbere-Sagamu section of Benin-Lagos express road.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ogun APC calls for synergy among security operatives

The Ogun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday called for increased sharing of intelligence and synergy among security and paramilitary operatives for efficient and effective combat of crimes in the society.

Hostel invasion: Plateau university suspends three security personnel

Following the invasion of Plateau State University Bokkos by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen leading to the rape of a female student and the death of 100-level student, the management of the institution has approved the suspension of three security personnel for the negligence of duty.

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Japan, US discuss jump in coronavirus cases at American military bases

Japan and the U.S. are sharing information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections at U.S. military bases after an outbreak provoked ire in the southernmost prefecture of Okinawa, a top Japanese official said on Monday.
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UEFA reacts after CAS overturned Manchester City’s two-year ban

Europe’s football governing body UEFA has reacted to Monday’s Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling that nullified a two-year Champions League ban insisting the Premier League side did not break FFP rules.
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Super Eagles star struggles as Udinese crumble to Sampdoria at home

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Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has backed Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo to have a fantastic career in football.

Joe Aribo glad to be back in action for Glasgow Rangers

The former Charlton Athletics midfielder was involved as Glasgow Rangers kicked start preparations for the 2020-2021 season with a 2 – 1 over Hamilton Accies on Saturday.