Thursday, 13 June 2019

Nigeria Anti Human Trafficking Agency Warns Nigerians Against Visa Lottery Scams

Nigeria’s National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP), has advised Nigerians to shun patronizing fake visa lotteries and their agents, warning that most of such schemes are scams.

Nigeria's Secret Police - The DSS Reportedly Clamps Down On Social Media Users Nationwide

The State Security Service on Wednesday announced a nationwide crackdown on individuals allegedly caught posting inciting materials on the Internet, in a move that could provoke fresh debates about the potency of Nigerian Constitution’s free speech safeguards.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

MNJTF Alerts The Public On ISWAP’s Misinformation, Recruitment Plans in Nigeria

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has said it has uncovered plans by Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) to launch recruitment drive in the coming months through misinformation embedded with radicalisation programmes.

Monday, 10 June 2019

Gunmen Kidnap Two Lebanese Expatriates in Nigeria's Oil-Rich Rivers State

Armed men in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers state kidnapped two Lebanese workers helping to build a road, a police spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.

Foreign Investors Pull Out N1.77tr From Nigeria Over Insecurity, Economic Uncertainty

Foreign investors pulled out N1.77 trillion from Nigeria's stock market in the last two years, citing insecurity and economic uncertainties. Many blue-chip companies quoted on the stock exchange also experienced huge losses within the period.

Bandits Attack Sokoto Communities, Kill 25 People.

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal on Sunday attended the funeral of 25 persons killed by bandits in a fresh attack which occurred on Saturday in three communities in Rabah local government area of the state.

Friday, 31 May 2019

Nigeria NSA, Military Set To Develop National Security Strategy on Banditry, Terrorism

Nigeria's Office of the National Security Adviser and the armed forces on Thursday in Abuja met to draw up a 2019 draft National Security Strategy, a policy document to tackle banditry, small arms proliferation, terrorism and kidnapping in the country.

Monday, 27 May 2019

Pervasive Insecurity: 36 Killed, 27 Kidnapped in Sporadic Attacks Across Nigeria Last Week

Pervasive insecurity across the Nigeria continued last week with dozens of people killed and kidnapped in different states.

Tension In Jos, Plateau State As Reprisal Attack Kills Scores, Houses Burnt

Scores are feared dead with properties worth millions of destroyed in fresh violence affecting parts of Jos, Plateau state, north-central Nigeria.

Nigerian Military Loses N4.8bn Hardware in North-East Since January

The Nigerian Air Force and the Nigerian Army, which are two active forces in the counter-insurgency war in the North-East, have lost over N4.8bn in weaponry in the region between January and May, 2019.

Yoruba Group Gives Herdsmen 7-Day Ultimatum to Vacate Yorubaland

A socio-cultural group, Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW), has called on the militant Fulani herdsmen in South-west to vacate the region.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

The Attacks on Burkina Faso Churches

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The Month of May has been dangerous for the Faithful in the West African Nation of Burkina Faso. Twice this month there have been attacks on Churches. The most recent attack resulted in the death of the Priest and other Parishioners and the destruction of the Church itself.

Monday, 20 May 2019

Nigerian Soldier on United Nations Peacekeeping Mission Killed in Mali

A Nigerian soldier was killed and several others injured in two attacks on the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, UN officials said yesterday.

Gunmen Attack Churches in Kaduna, Kill One, Kidnap Pastor, 11 Others

Daredevil gunmen reportedly killed one Obadiah Samson and kidnapped others at Guguwa village after Rigasa, a suburb of Kaduna State.

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Nigeria Police Raise Alarm Over Plots To Attack Oil Installations For 'Political Reasons'

The Nigerian Police Force has raised an alarm warning of coordinated plans to attack oil installations across the country.