President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned the service chiefs to an emergency security meeting over the killing of Nigerian soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents. NAN report that a source, who preferred not to be named, confirmed the development in Abuja on Friday. Scores of soldiers were killed during the attacks, which occurred at Metele, a remote […]
The missing General’s car as found in a pool The Nigerian Army said it has found the body of a missing general, Idris Alkali. Mr Alkali, who recently retired as a major general, was declared missing several weeks ago while travelling from Abuja to Bauchi. His body parts were found in an abandoned well in […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has visited Kaduna State. He was received by the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, at the Air Force Base in the state. President Buhari will be meeting with stakeholders and traditional rulers over the recent violence that has been affecting the state in recent times.
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday night attacked Mairari and Femari communities in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the insurgents attacked the communities at about 8:30 p.m; killed one person, set houses ablaze and carted away food items. The attack came barely 12 hours after the […]
Kogi State Police Command has confirmed that it sent a detachment of officers to the house of Sen. Dino Melaye at Aiyetoro-Gbede in Kogi State on Oct. 11 to effect his arrest. In a statement in Lokoja, the command said it took the action in connection with the July 19 shooting of one of its […]
In what appears to be a twist to the siege on the National Assembly by security operatives on Tuesday, the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has sacked the Director-General of the Department of State Service, Lawal Daura. The DSS and the Police had locked down the National Assembly on Tuesday, even as the Senate leadership had […]
Hundreds of Nigerian troops are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in the remote northeast, security sources said on Sunday, in the second major assault on the armed forces in two days. The militants invaded a base holding more than 700 soldiers in Yobe state – where they abducted over 100 girls […]
Dangerous threat to Nigeria’s security by lack of effective patrol of its international borders heightened yesterday, as 35 Artillery Brigade of 81 Division Nigerian Army intercepted 300,000 live cartridges smuggled into Nigeria through Benin Republic border.
As usual, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris was conspicuously absent when security heads were admitted into the senate chambers during plenary on Wednesday to brief the Lawmakers on the proliferation of dangerous firearms, the spate of killings by terrorists and kidnapping by hoodlums across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday publicly blamed former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi who was killed seven years ago for the ongoing killings across central Nigeria.