Security

Six injured as Cameroonian gendarmes invade Nigerian community

The Cross River State Command of the Nigerian Police Force has stated that six residents of Danare community in Boki Local Government Area were shot by gendarmes from Bodam community during an invasion on the Nigerian territory by Cameroonians. Commissioner of Police in charge of the state, Mr Hafiz Inuwa the ...

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Army says Exercise Crocodile Smile II designed to rid Lagos coastal areas of criminality

The top hierarchy of the Army has commenced its much publicized Exercise Crocodile II in Lagos, saying the earlier conducted in the Niger Delta was a huge success. This is coming just as Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-General Tukur Buratai explained the rationale behind the decision of the force to ...

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Court convicts 45 Boko Haram members, discharges 468 others in Niger

A Federal High Court sitting in Kainji, Niger State has convicted and sentenced 45 Boko Haram members to between 3 and 31 years in jail. This is contained in a statement issued on Friday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and signed by his Special Adviser, ...

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Ambode, Mike Okiro fight over status of Imohimi, new Lagos police CP

Controversy is currently surrounding the status of the Acting Commissioner of Police for Lagos State, Mr. Imohimi Edgal 42 days after he was announced to replace the former holder, Mr. Fatai Owoseni. While a letter purportedly written by the Police Service Commission to the police boss stated that he has ...

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Aisha Buhari bombs Kanu, says IPOB leader capitalized on husband’s absence

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha has carpeted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. In a chat with newsmen at the Presidential Villa on Monday, she accused the IPOB leader of capitalizing on the absence of her husband to cause trouble in the country. ...

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Former chief of army staff, Victor Malu, is dead

Lt. General Victor Malu, a former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff who served under President Olusegun Obasanjo, died at the age of 70 on Sunday. As Chief of Army Staff, Victor Malu orchestrated the invasion of Odi community in Bayelsa State for an ambush of Nigerian troops by a local militia ...

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Insurgency: UK defense secretary visits Borno, assures of help to defeat Boko Haram

Defense Secretary of the United Kingdom (UK), Mr. Nark Lancaster has reaffirmed its country’s commitment to helping Nigeria succeed in its fight against terror. Lancaster’s assurances are contained in a statement signed by the Press and Public Affairs Officer, British High Commission to Nigeria, Mr. Joe Abuku, which he issued in ...

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Army set to conduct ‘Operation Crocodile Smile II’ in Edo, Delta, Ondo

The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin said it had concluded plans to conduct a training code named, “Crocodile Smile II’’ in Edo and Delta and Ondo states. A statement by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Captain Mohammed Maidawa in Benin on Tuesday said the exercise was in line with ...

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Police arrest, parade Boko Haram suspect in Ondo

Men of the Ondo State Police Command have paraded a 20- year-old man suspected to be a  member of the dreaded Boko Haram sect. This is coming just as the command had on Tuesday also confirmed the arrest of a 42-year-old man in Isua-Akoko, Akoko South-East Local Government Area on September 24. Parading the ...

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Troops kill two Boko Haram food vendors in Borno

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Friday said two Boko Haram food and logistics suppliers were ambushed and killed at Malamti village in Guzamala Local Government Council of Borno State. Deputy Director, Army Publication Relations, 8 Division, Col. Timothy Antigha made the disclosure in a statement he issued to newsmen ...

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