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.