Tags : Security agencies

Gunmen Raze 14 Houses In Midnight Attack On Ondo Community

Gunmen suspected to be terrorising waterways in the Ese-Odo Local Government area of Ondo State, have allegedly razed 14 houses in a midnight attack on the Asere riverine community. According to a report, the gunmen attacked the community for tipping off Security Agencies about their activities and movement. Women in the community protested the attack, […]

Kaduna Security: Four People Killed, One Injured In Kajuru LGA

Four people have been killed and one person injured after bandits attacked some communities in Kajuru Local Government area of Kaduna State. According to the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, the bandits first attacked Ungwan Sha’awa in the area where they killed one Ubangida Dogo in his house and […]

IPC, MRA Call For Release Of Abducted Journalist

Two Media Advocacy Groups, International Press Centre (IPC) and Media Rights Agenda (MRA) have condemned the kidnapping of The Punch Newspaper Correspondent, Mr Okechukwu Nnodim; calling for his immediate release. According to one of the statements signed by the Program Officer/Safety Desk Officer of IPC, Ms Melody Lawal, Mr Nnodim was said to be kidnapped […]

“Abductors Of Students Have Contacted Us”, Masari Tells Buhari

Katsina State Governor Bello Masari, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the abductors of students in Kankara Local Government Area of the State have contacted the State Government.  The Governor, who was accompanied by the Deputy Governor of the State, Manir Yakubu, to the President on Monday, December 14, 2020, said the kidnappers had made […]

Makinde Declares Amotekun Operational, Says “It’s Our Local Response To

Governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde, has said the State Security Network Agency, codenamed ‘Amotekun’ Corps, is the State’s local response to crime and criminality. The Governor also stated that the States of the South-West are ready to combat crimes through the security Agency, which was initially launched in January 2020 as a South-West […]

Buhari Calls For Unity In Kaduna, Says ‘No Development Without

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked all indigenes of Kaduna State to cooperate with the Government and Security Agencies to secure “peace and harmony in the State.” The President made the plea on Monday, September 21, 2020, during his speech at the fifth edition of Kaduna State’s annual economic and investment forum, KADINVEST. According to Channels […]

“Ondo INEC Fire Incident: A Plot To Rig October 10

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has said Thursday’s night fire incident at the Akure office of the Independent NationalElectoral Commission (INEC) was a plot to rig the October 10, 2020 governorship election. Mr Jegede, in a statement by the Director of Media of his campaign organization, MrSamuel […]

Amotekun: Over 47,000 Apply For 2,000 Jobs In Oyo

Oyo State will continue to set the pace among others States of the Federation when its Amotekun Security outfit fully commences operation. The Oyo State Chairman of Amotekun Security outfit, General Kunle Togun (Rtd), said this on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, during the Commencement of the Amotekun screen exercise held at Lekan Salami Sports Complex […]

Senate Inaugurates Committee On Security Challenges

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has inaugurated the Senate Ad hoc Committee on Security Challenges and stressed the urgent need to restructure, review and reorganise the Current Security Architecture. The ceremony was performed on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, by the President of the Senate at the National Assembly. The Senate had on Jan. 29 set […]

Customs Service Storms Lagos Airport, Arrests Passenger With $8.6m

The Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted over $6.8 million from a passenger at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. A source who disclosed this to Journalists on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, said an airport worker linked with the movement of the money has been arrested. President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to secure the country, and bring […]