14 killed in renewed Ebonyi/Benue boundary crisis No fewer than 14 persons from Umuogudu Akpu Ngbo in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi state have been killed by suspected warlords from Agila in Ado Local Government Area of Benue State. According to Daily Sun, property worth millions of naira were also destroyed in the renewed boundary dispute between...... read more
43 rifles recovered from Bauchi forest 43 rifles and 1,117 ammunition hidden at Lame/Burra forest in Ningi Local Government Area (LGA) of Bauchi state, have been recovered by security operatives.        The arms were uncovered by a renowned bounty hunter, Ali Kwara who led the operation in collaboration with security agents. Though no arrest was made, the recovered ammunitions were...... read more
Adamawa Attack: My administration has significantly weakened Boko Haram - Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed that his government has weakened Boko Haram in reaction to a foiled attack carried out by the insurgents in Garkida, a town in Gombi local government area north of Adamawa State on Friday February 21.        In a statement released on Sunday February 23 by Buhari's...... read more
Boko Haram will end very soon, Buratai tells soldiers The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has predicted the end of Boko Haram, which he said might come very soon.        In a letter written to the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole Major General Olusegun Adeniyi, the COAS said the renewed zeal shown by Nigerian troops battling Boko...... read more
Nigerian army warns foreign agencies against meddling in fight against Boko Haram The Nigerian army has warned foreign agencies and countries against interfering in the fight against Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP).       In a statement released on Monday January 20 by the Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, the largest component of the Nigerian Armed...... read more
'Hisbah police is ok but Amotekun is illegal'- FFK tackles FG for labelling Yoruba security outfit illegal Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the decision by the Federal government to declare Amotekun, the security outfit set up by South West governors, an illegal organization       The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami,  in a statement released, said that Amotekun is not backed...... read more
Abia State Police Command Endorses Ministry of Homeland Security   The Commissioner of Police in Abia state, Mr Ene Okon, has said the Abia State Government has been in constant consultation with the police since the Ministry of Homeland Security was established. Okon said, “Security is not a one-man business; the duty of the police is to protect lives and...... read more
Wanted kidnap kingpin arrested in Abia Darlington Olewumbu, a member of a notorious kidnapping gang that has been on the wanted list of the Intelligence Response Team, IRT of the Nigerian Police, has been arrested by men of the Abia state police command.   Confirming his arrest, the spokesperson of the Abia state police command, Ene Okon, said...... read more
Boko Haram attacks army commander’s convoy in Borno A driver attached to Olusegun Adeniyi, commander of operation Lafiya Dole, may have been killed in an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on the commander’s convoy, military sources have told TheCable.  The incident happened on Monday when Adeniyi, a major-general, was on his way back to Maiduguri after a visit to...... read more
Nigerians stranded as Boko Haram attacks communities on Damaturu-Maiduguri road Many people have been stranded since Sunday when suspected Boko Haram insurgents launched attacks on communities along Damaturu-Maiduguri road. Damaturu is Yobe state capital, and Maiduguri, Borno state capital. The distance between both towns is about 130 kilometres, and there are a number of villages along the axis. A Maiduguri resident...... read more
Gunmen kill 8, sack senator’s community Barely one week after armed bandits abducted two expatriates and six others working for former Senator David Umaru, armed men suspected to be bandits have attacked Umaru’s community, Kaure, Kwaki Ward in Shiroro Local Government Area. The bandits killed eight other villagers in the attack, which occurred in the early hours of...... read more
Police uncover new strategy used in robbing bank customers The Ebonyi Police Command on Thursday said it has uncovered a new strategy used by criminals to rob bank customers. The command’s spokesperson, Mrs Loveth Odah, made this known in Abakaliki. Odah warned members of the public, especially bank customers, to always be security conscious whenever they make bank transaction. According...... read more
10 soldiers allegedly detained since July without trial for protesting inhumane treatment 10 soldiers attached to the 143 Battalion of the Nigerian Army have reportedly been in detention since July 15 for allegedly protesting against poor feeding, lack of special promotion and poor welfare on the battlefield.        The soldiers who were inducted into operation Lafiya Dole in Adamawa State on November 30, 2014,...... read more
Boko Haram attack Chibok community again, set houses on fire. Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Friday, October 4th reportedly launched an attack on Mifa, a village in the Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State.       According to reports, several houses were said to have been razed during the attack by the insurgents, who arrived at about 8pm.    ...... read more
Nigerian Army is Key Institution of our National Unity - Ikpeazu   Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has described the Nigerian Army as one of the most fundamental institutions of our National Unity and  assured that Abia State would remain a partner in progress in ensuring that it succeeds in its efforts to securing the people and territorial integrity of the nation. Governor Ikpeazu...... read more
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