Ikpeazu unveils Abia security card ...Lauds Security Personnel in Abia StateAbia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has expressed gratitude to security personnel in the state for the synergy that exists amongst them and which has helped to reduce crime in the state.Speaking at the launch of the Abia Security Fund and the unveiling of the Abia...... read more
Nigeria Police lacks the power to proscribe us - Peace Corps The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), on Wednesday, January 17, dismissed claims by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), that its organization has been proscribed. According to the PCN, the police lack the capacity to proscribe any registered organization in Nigeria.   Addressing a press conference in Abuja, the spokesperson of the...... read more
#ArmedForcesRemembranceday: Army has not let Nigeria down - Rochas Imo State Governor and Chairman Progressive Governors’ Forum Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that so far, the Nation’s Armed Forces have not let Nigerians down, stating that Nigerians should be proud of the Army and all the armed forces of Nigeria not minding the Challenges. The governor who spoke at the...... read more
Ikpeazu reacts to extortion by Police officers in Aba and environs   Abia state Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed worry over reports of extortion by some law enforcement officers in Abia. He advised Abians to report perpetrators of such act to the appropriate quarter. The Governor made this known in Umuahia during an interactive session monitored by FACTNEWS. "I have asked...... read more
Pray for those of us that are suffering in Sambisa forest, Soldier beg Nigerians A Nigerian soldier serving in the dreaded Sambisa forest has called on Nigerians to pray for him and other soldiers. According to David Okechukwu Smart, it is the prayers of Nigerians that are keeping them alive despite loosing many officers in the war against Boko Haram. He wrote on Facebook: "Ndi...... read more
#EndSARS: Why some Nigerians want SARS scrapped – Police   The Nigerian Police Force has reacted to calls by Nigerians for the scrapping of its Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. There is ongoing social media campaign calling on police to scrap its SARS unit. But the police said contrary to claims of wrongdoings against SARS by some “criminals”, the anti-robbery unit...... read more
Terror Attacks: Police Beef Up Security In Abuja, 6 States   The Force Headquarters has allayed the fears of Nigerians over the red alert recently issued by the US and UK missions on possible terror attacks in the FCT and six states. In a statement on Monday evening, the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Jimoh Moshood, reassured residents of the identified...... read more
Police rescue 2 suspected robbers from mob in Enugu The operatives of the Police Command in Enugu State say they have rescued two suspected robbers from mob and lynching in Amuri road near Enugu. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, Asp. Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Thursday in Enugu. He said that the suspects, who...... read more
Crocodile Smile: Army arrests bishop, 18 others for robbery Nineteen people, among them, an ordained Bishop, have been arrested by troops of the Nigerian Army in the ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile II in the South South and South West, for armed robbery, kidnapping and cult activities in Akwa Ibom State.   It was learnt that the Bishop, identified as Uwah...... read more
Herdsmen invades community in Nassarawa Suspected  Fulani herdsmen at the weekend invaded farmlands in Giza, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The men allegedly destroyed crops on over 84 hectares and other valuable items estimated at millions of naira. President of Tiv Development Association, Nasarawa State chapter, Mr Bernard Kyeghna, who confirmed the incident  to...... read more
Abia New Police Boss Calls For Corporation The need for dialogue rather than force in handling crisis has been described as the best form of peace maintenance and sustenance. Anthony Ogbizi, the new Commissioner of Police, Abia State, stated this at an interactive session with newsmen in Umuahia.    CP Ogbizi noted that the interactive session was to...... read more
We cannot discipline erring IGP – Police Commission The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it lacks the authority to discipline Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), even if he fails to implement its decisions.   The spokesman of the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, said the commission “can do more with a constitutional provision that allows it protect its decisions”. In a...... read more
IPOB vs Army clash: Northern Governors applaud Ikpeazu for peaceful resolution The Chairman of Northern Governors Forum and the Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has commended the wisdom and leadership exhibited by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State in handling the recent security challenge in Abia State. Kashim, who stated this when he led a delegation of Northern Governors to...... read more
Customs seizes imported 1,100 rifles at Lagos Port The Nigerian Customs yesterday, announced the discovery of 1100 rifles in Lagos. The guns, concealed in a 20-foot container with number GESU2555208, were seized by the Area Controller, Tin-Can Island Customs Command,  Mr Bashar Yusuf . The importer declared the prohibited items as wash hand basin and water closets. But after the...... read more
Boko Haram: We’ve killed Shekau’s deputies- Army Sani Usman, Spokesman to the Nigeria army on Tuesday, said the Army has killed two Boko Haram commanders and deputies of Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the sect. Usman who made the  disclosure via a statement, said the commanders – Afdu Kawuri and Abubakar Benishek – were killed in a...... read more
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