Monday, 27 March 2017
As the intermittent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers persists in Nigeria, the Consulate General of the United States in Lagos has waded in with a view to finding lasting solution to the lingering crisis, especially in the South-West region of the country.
Friday, 24 March 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Sambisa forest, the former stronghold of Boko Haram insurgents, on Monday, 27 March 2017.
The Nigeria Police Force has established a national broadcasting and radio service that will serve the entire nation.
Thursday, 23 March 2017
The Nigerian federal government is working towards the establishment of a Niger Delta Development Bank to speed up the development of the region, the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, has said.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Germany said on Tuesday it will deport two men arrested on suspicion of planning a terror attack, despite the fact that while their parents are foreigners, they were both born in the country.
Multiple bomb blasts, Wednesday morning, rocked Mauduguri, the Borno State capital.
DAILY POST learnt that three suicide bombers attacked the Gulumba temporary Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp at about 3am.
The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Tuesday announced a code number for efficient and effective vehicle duty clearance verification.
Social media giant - Twitter has revealed it suspended a total of 376,890 accounts between July 1 through December 31 last year for violations related to promotion of terrorism. It says the majority of the suspensions (74%) were surfaced via its own “internal, proprietary spam-fighting tools”.
20 March 2017: While many resources have been dedicated to Countering Violent Extremism efforts, little attention has been paid to the role women play in the Boko Haram insurgency and responses to it in Nigeria, says Idayat Hassan.
The United Kingdom has followed the United States by introducing restrictions on carry-on electronic goods on direct inbound flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.
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The Japanese government recently reaffirmed its commitment to assisting Nigeria in strengthening its border security and also enhancing constant border patrol.
Friday, 17 March 2017
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has appeared in a new video released on Friday urging his fighters to persist in their insurgency against democratic governments until the sect takes over most countries in Africa and enthrone Sharia particularly in Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria and Mali.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
The terrorist group, Boko Haram, has released a new video showing the execution of three men the group accused of spying for the Nigerian military.
ONE person has been confirmed dead in Umuobasiukwu in Ozuitem, Bende Local Government Area of Abia State during a clash between herdsmen and farmers on Sunday. Crops, valued at millions of Naira, were also destroyed, even as it was also claimed that some cows were killed during the clash.
Monday, 13 March 2017
Nigeria's National Security Adviser, Mr. Babagana Munguno, has banned the planned helicopter shuttle service from Kaduna to Abuja by some helicopter companies.
Sunday, 12 March 2017
The Federal Government has in furtherance of efforts to prevent and counter violent extremism in Nigeria, concluded plans to validate the framework and National Action Plan (NAP) for deradicalisation and countering of extremist groups like Boko Haram terrorists.
Friday, 10 March 2017
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
The Nigerian Army has issued security alert on hotels in the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja).
The army also said it has put new security measures in place to protect hotels and other national infrastructures and assets which are usually targets of terrorists in the Abuja.
Troops attached to the military joint task force code-named Operation Delta Safe have intensified its onslaught against crude oil thieves leading to the destruction of 80 illegal refineries in Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers states.
Gunmen who kidnapped the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of C Division Police Station in Asaba, Delta State, Mr. Valentine Mbalu, have reportedly opened negotiation with his family members and are demanding N100 million ransom to secure the cop’s release.
Sunday, 5 March 2017
The United Nations Security Council, UNSC, has visited the headquarters of the Multinational Joint Task Force, MNJTF, in N’Djamena, Chad.
Friday, 3 March 2017
Multiple explosions rocked the outskirts of Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri early Friday, killing three suicide bombers, the emergency service and police said.
Thursday, 2 March 2017
The United States and United Kingdom have warned their citizens against travelling to several states in Nigeria, including Kaduna, where international flights will be diverted to as from March 8, 2017.
The travel warning follows a recent announcement by the Federal Government of the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for six weeks due to repairs on its runway.
Other countries that have issued similar warnings include Canada, New Zealand and Australia.
A coalition of Niger Delta Militants in Nigeria on Wednesday threatened to blow up Multichoice (DSTV), MTN, Shoprite and 16 other major South African investments in Nigeria if the Federal Government failed to close them down within one month.
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Nigeria's Defence Minister Mansur Dan-Ali on Wednesday, said the country had procured modern equipment from Russia and United Arab Emirates to fight insurgency.
Three secondary school teachers in Ebomisi Secondary School, Ugbogiobo village, Ovia North East Local Council of Edo State have been kidnapped by suspected herdsmen.