Thursday, 27 October 2016
The Nigerian Army is holding two officers – a major and a captain – in connection with alleged sabotage of the ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the North-East, Nigeria.
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
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26 October 2016 – With nearly 400,000 children facing starvation in Nigeria, and citizens suffering with little to no protection, security, food or access to clean water, “Nigeria is facing the worst humanitarian crisis on the African continent,” Peter Lundberg, the acting United Nations Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, warned today.
The House of Representatives has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it over escalating cases of extra-judicial killings in the country by his men.
The World Bank yesterday said that Nigeria ranked 169th position out of 190 countries surveyed in its Ease of Doing Business index for 2017.
Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Unconfirmed reports from the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, suggests that the militant group has bombed Chevron Escravos crude oil export pipeline in Nigeria's Niger Delta.
Monday, 24 October 2016
The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, on Monday said it would create a Specialist Unit to deal with the rising cases of cybercrime in Nigeria.
Punch Newspaper reports that about 2,000 cult members on Saturday embraced the amnesty declared by the Rivers State Government.
The cult members, who were involved in kidnappings, killings and armed robberies in the past, surrendered their weapons before members of the state Amnesty Committee in Isiokpo, the headquarters of Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state.
Saturday, 22 October 2016
Police forces from 52 countries across the European Union arrested over 300 people and swooped on red-light districts to bust several trafficking gangs in a week-long, round-the-clock operation, Europol said Wednesday.
Friday, 21 October 2016
Guardian newspaper reports that in a bid to rein in incessant cases of kidnapping in Lagos State, a private member bill sponsored by the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, seeks death penalty for kidnappers.
Premium Times newspaper reports that at least 83 Nigerian soldiers, including a commanding officer, are still missing days after they came under a vicious Boko Haram attack.
Wednesday, 19 October 2016
The Assistant Inspector General (AIG), of police in charge of Zone 11, Dan Bature has warned police officers to desist from checking vehicle particulars and mounting of illegal road blocks on major roads in the country.
The fight against sea piracy in the Gulf of Guinea and other maritime hot spots across the world seem to yielding positive results. Recent reports confirmed relative peace being enjoyed in some hitherto maritime crime-prone routes including that of Nigeria.