Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Illegal Mining In North: Niger Delta Youths Threaten To Seize Control Of Oil Resources If…

A group of Niger Delta youths have threatened to take control of oil resources in the region if the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government fails to stop illegal mining activities in the Northern part of the country and subject the North to same security architecture as the Niger Delta.

Monday, 22 April 2019

How Inflow Of Illegal Gold Miners Into Osun State Threatens Security

There are reports of unrelenting criminal activities by bandits in some states in the North West geopolitical zone, especially Zamfara, Sokoto, and Katsina states, where scores had been killed and several kidnapped for ransom came to public glare with attendant public apprehension and concern.

Friday, 19 April 2019

Security Risk Analysis: Kidnapping Hotbeds in Nigeria (1)


Preamble: Anyone up-to-date with the security situation and dynamics in Nigeria will attest that the country is grappling with multifaceted, unrelenting threats to national security. One of such pervasive security threat is an embarrassing kidnap for ransom and extortion (KRE) pandemic. Toddlers, elderly citizens, pregnant women and religious leaders are not off-limits to daredevil kidnappers in Nigeria.

Monday, 15 April 2019

Drug Trafficking: List of 23 Nigerians on Death Row In Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian government is defending its legal system following the controversy that trailed the beheading of a Nigerian woman, Kudirat Adeshola Afolabi, for drug trafficking. No fewer than 23 Nigerians are on the death row in the kingdom.

Travel Security: Here Are the 35 Countries The U.S. State Department Warns Have Heightened Kidnapping Risk

Criminals or terrorists in nearly three dozen countries have threatened to kidnap or hold people hostage -- or actually done so -- over some kind of ransom demand, and for the first time, the U.S. State Department is noting that risk.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Nigerian Air force Kills 25 Bandits, Destroys Logistics Base in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has disclosed that it has killed 25 armed bandits and neutralised more than a dozen in Zamfara State in an operation fire for fire against the notorious armed bandits.

Crime: 446 Nigerians Languishing in UAE Prisons – Ambassador

No fewer than 446 Nigerians are currently in prisons in the United Arabs Emirates (UAE), Nigerian Ambassador, Mohammed Dansanta Rimi has disclosed.

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Communal Violence Between Rivers And Ebonyi Communities Claim 20 Lives


No fewer than 12 persons have been killed in renewed gang clash in Rumuche and Rumuohia communities, as well as Kaani Babbe Community in Emohua and Khana local government areas of Rivers State. This is coming a few hours after rival gang war claimed eight persons in Mgbuodohia Community, Rumuolumeni in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area on Sunday.

Monday, 8 April 2019

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Six Farmers, Injure Scores in Anambra, Southeast Nigeria

Armed men suspected to be herdsmen, at the weekend, invaded Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State, leaving six people dead, some of them beheaded, on their trail.

Concerns Over Killings, Insecurity in Nigeria


The chaotic Nigerian Elections which saw the reelection of President Buhari and the close results within several Governors races have seen some Nigerians, mainly Christians targeted by various actors in the country.

Boko Haram: 1,400 Internally Displaced Persons in Adamawa Face Starvation

No fewer than 1,400 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Fufore, Adamawa State, are lamenting severe food shortages in the camp, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Female Suicide Bombers Kills Three, Injure 30 In Maiduguri, Borno

At least three people died and more than 30 injured in a twin suicide blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, militia sources and residents told AFP Sunday.

Fire Service Boss, Six Others Kidnapped in Lagos State


The Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau and seven others have been kidnapped by gunmen along Itoikin-Epe road in Ikosi-Ejirin Local Council Development Area, LCDA of Lagos state.

Friday, 5 April 2019

Boko Haram's Explosive Remnant Of War Kill 565 Persons in Northeast Nigeria in 2018 - UNMAS


The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), on Thursday said explosive remnants of (war) of the Boko Haram conflict might have killed about 565 persons in North-east Nigeria in 2018. 

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Drug Trafficking: Saudi Arabia Executes 8 Nigerians, 20 Others on Death Row

No fewer than eight Nigerians have so far been killed in Saudi Arabia over drugs related offences, Chairman of the National Diaspora Commission, Mrs. Abike Dabiri has said.