A 28-pound bale of Marijuana with an estimated street value of $10,000 reportedly crashed through the roof of an Arizona family’s garage and landed in an empty dog cage earlier this month, in the latest case of drones smuggling narcotics into America.
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Wednesday, 30 September 2015
Thousands of Medical Devices Are Vulnerable to Hacking - Security Researchers
Next time you go for an MRI scan, remember that the doctor might not be the only one who sees your results.Thousands of medical devices, including MRI scanners, X-ray, machines and drug infusion pumps, are vulnerable to hacking, creating significant health risks for patients, security researchers said this week.
Monday, 28 September 2015
Boko Haram Attack Borno Village, Kill 9
Saturday, 26 September 2015
200 Boko Haram Members Surrender to Nigerian Military in Banki, Cameroon Border
Scores Dead, 50 Houses Razed as Boko Haram Militants Invade Adamawa Communities
Suspected Boko Haram terrorists invaded three communities of Sabon Gari, Kafin Hausa and Bakin Dutse of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, leaving scores of people mostly returning farmers and herdsmen dead after setting ablaze their residential houses. The attacks were said to have lasted for three days and over 50 houses burnt.
Friday, 25 September 2015
Kidnappers Shoot Nigerian Businessman After Collecting N30 million Ransom
United States Pledges $45 Million for African Countries Fighting Boko Haram
The White House said on Thursday that it would send up to $45 million in defence services, including military training, to support African countries in their fight against the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
Nigerian Man Arraigned Over N4.5million Romance Scam On A Swedish Woman
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on September 21, 2015 arraigned one Amadi Jude before Justice Emmanuel Obile of the Federal High Court Calabar, Cross River State on a 12-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.
Stampede Kills More Than 700 at Hajj Pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
A stampede during one of the last rituals of the Hajj -- the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca -- has killed more than 700 people and injured nearly 900 others in Saudi Arabia.
Thursday, 24 September 2015
Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Slaughter 50 People, Police Inspector in Niger State
Terror Alert! NSA Warns of Possible Attack on Lagos Ports By Boko Haram
The office of Nigeria's National Security Adviser, NSA, has issued a security alert on the likelihood of Boko Haram attack on Lagos seaports.
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
Police Confirm Kidnap of Minna-based (Niger State) Hotelier By Gunmen
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
A Perspective On The European Refugee, Migration Surge
Just as the killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe by a US dentist - Walter Palmer sparked global outcry against illegal poaching of endangered animals in Africa and a Cause for the preservation of such species, the harrowing image of the dead body of an innocent 3-year old boy - Aylan Kurdi in a beach in Turkey heightened the debate on immigration and brought the plight of refugees to the front burner.
Monday, 21 September 2015
UPDATE: Kidnappers of Nigeria’s Ex-Finance Minister Demand N100million Ransom For His Release
A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and former presidential aspirant, Chief Olu Falae, who was kidnapped a while ago are demanding the payment of N100million ransom for his release, an associate of the politician has said.
UPDATED: Multiple Bomb Explosion Rock Maiduguri, 85 People Dead
Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - Boko Haram carried out its deadliest attacks on the key northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power, killing scores in a series of coordinated bomb blasts.
Sunday, 20 September 2015
Boko Haram Waylay Commercial Buses, Massacre Passengers
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram militants on Friday resurfaced along Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, where they waylaid two passenger buses and killed scores on board, security and witnesses said.
Boko Haram Leader - Shekau Release New Audio, Dismisses Army Victories, Calls President Buhari A Liar
Saturday, 19 September 2015
8 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender to Nigerian Troops
Eight suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday surrendered themselves to troops of 21 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, the army said.
Latest Security, Safety Jobs in Nigeria and Abroad (Updated 20/09/2015)
Nigerian Military Rescue 90 People After Dislodging Boko Haram From NE Villages
Nigeria's military said it had rescued 90 people, including women and children, after dislodging Boko Haram Islamists from two villages in the country's restive northeast.
Friday, 18 September 2015
Cybersecurity: Pentagon Is Building a System That Instantly Detects Security Breaches
Thursday, 17 September 2015
BREAKING NEWS! Kidnappers Free Wife of The Sun Newspaper Deputy MD
Mrs.Toyin Nwosu, the wife of the Deputy Managing Director of the Sun Publishing Limited, Mr. Steve Nwosu has been released by her abductors.
Communal Violence Claims 18 Lives in Plateau State
More than 100 gunmen on Tuesday night invaded Kadunung village in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing 18 people and injuring others.
Pipeline Vandals Kill Seven DSS Operatives in Lagos, Escape With Corpses
About Seven operatives of the Department of State Services had been reportedly killed in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
Borno State Govt Creates New Ministry for Boko Haram Victims, IDPs
Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima has announced the creation of a new ministry that would take care of Boko Haram Victims (IDPs) in the state.
Wednesday, 16 September 2015
Fulani Herdsmen Kill Nine in Tiv Community
NINE persons have been killed in Sarki-Kudu village of Ibi Local Government Council of Taraba State following a reprisal attack said to have been carried out by Fulani herdsmen on the Tiv community.
Abducted Chibok Girls: President Buhari Confirms Nigerian Govt Is Negotiating With Boko Haram
President Muhammadu Buhari hinted yesterday that the federal government was currently negotiating with Boko Haram to secure the release of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok, Borno State, last year.
16 Die, 172 Hospitalized Sequel To Severe Cholera Outbreak in Maiduguri IDPs Camp
MAIDUGURI—Cholera outbreak in three Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps within Maiduguri, Borno State, have left 16 people dead and 172 in critical conditions, with World Health Organization, WHO, and UNICEF battling the epidemic.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015
Gunmen Kidnap Son of Vice Chancellor of University of Port Harcourt
Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted the son of the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Ndowa Laale.
Monday, 14 September 2015
UPDATED: Sun Newspaper’s Deputy MD’s Wife Kidnapped in Lagos, Demand N100m Ransom
Abducted Girls ‘Now Boko Haram Fighters’
The hope of recovering the abducted Chibok girls yesterday dimmed further with the declaration by a returnee from Boko Haram camp.
Sunday, 13 September 2015
How Boko Haram Infiltrated, Slipped Bombs Into Malkohi IDP Camp, Adamawa State
Fresh facts have emerged on how suspected members of the Jama’atu Ahliss-Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad (Western education is evil), popularly referred to as Boko Haram, were able to perpetrate Friday’s dastardly bombing that claimed about 12 lives and injuring many more at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp in Malkohi, Yola, Adamawa State.
Saturday, 12 September 2015
‘Boko Haram Now Desperate, Looting And Conscripting Randomly’
A Daily Trust newspaper investigation has revealed that the renewed efforts of the Nigerian military currently fighting to restore law and order across the North-East is yielding good results as the Boko Haram sect is apparently gasping for breath and desperately conscripting just about anyone they can lay their hands on, especially at remote areas of Borno State.
Cybersecurity: Why Even the FBI is Distressed About Internet of Things Security
Notwithstanding the excitement about the possible benefits of the Internet of Things, a slew of warnings have been sounded by IT pros, vendors and analysts about looming security threats. Now you can add the FBI to that list of those cautioning enthusiasts.
Is The Terrorism Threat Exaggerated Aftermath of 9/11?
Unless we snap out of it soon, the legacy of 9/11 in America will be a chronic, irrational fear of terrorism that will continue to sanction wasteful spending, tragically futile military adventures and growing compromises of our civil liberties and international principles.
How, Why The UK Government Used A Drone To Kill UK Citizens
The British drone strike that killed a number of Isis fighters, including two British citizens, has raised questions, including how David Cameron’s government arrived at its decision to kill its target, the British jihadi Reyaad Khan. The Guardian (UK) looks at some of the questions raised by the military action.
Friday, 11 September 2015
Gunmen Kidnap Prominent Chief Imam, University of Nigeria Nsukka
[UPDATE] BREAKING NEWS! Bomb Blast Rocks IDP Camp in Adamawa, 7 Dead, Scores Injured
Latest report reaching us have it that at least 7 people were killed while about 20 sustained various degrees of injuries as a result of the bomb blast that went off at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp at Malkoli in Adamawa State, North-East Nigeria.
United States Embassy in Chad Closed Due To terrorist Threat
The U.S. Embassy in Chad has been shuttered since Tuesday and will remain closed through Friday, Sept. 11, due to a credible terrorist threat from the Boko Haram terrorist group, a military source tells Fox News.
Thursday, 10 September 2015
Nigeria Receives Another 650 IDPs from Cameroon, Over 800 Evacuated To Borno
Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday disclosed in Fufore, Adamawa State, that it had received another 650 Nigerians sent back home from Cameroun Republic.
Israeli Expat Killed in Nigeria in Kidnapping Attempt; Catholic Priest Kidnapped in Kogi State
A 42-year old Israeli expat - Mr. Nir Rosmarin, who was working for a construction firm and said to be active in the Jewish community of Abuja, Nigeria has died after being shot in the head while trying to flee a group of assailants.
Wednesday, 9 September 2015
Gunmen Kidnap Political Advicer To Governor of Bayelsa State, One Other
Barely twenty-four hours after the two Okpoama chiefs that were kidnapped last week in the mangrove swamp of Bayelsa East senatorial district regained their freedom, gunmen struck again Wednesday in the riverside town of Sagbama and abducted the Special Adviser on Political Matters to the Bayelsa Governor, Chief executive of Wilson.
A 'House' Divided Against Itself? Nigeria Police Arraigns Sergeant, Three Others for ‘Kidnapping’ Fellow Policemen
The Anti-Pipeline Unit of the Police on Tuesday arraigned four men, including a police sergeant, at the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly kidnapping nine policemen at Arepo, near Ikorodu in Lagos.
Tuesday, 8 September 2015
350 British Jihadists Trained in Syria Now Back in the UK and Threatening Security - Home Office
At least 350 British jihadis are back in the UK after fighting and plotting terror attacks in the ISIS - 'braincell' of Syria, the government warned today.
[UPDATED] WhatsApp Security Breach Lets Hackers Target Web App Users
A bug discovered in the WhatsApp web extension could allow hackers to take remote control of users' computers with just their phone number, a security firm has warned
Monday, 7 September 2015
Terror Alert! Military Uncovers Plans By Boko Haram To Attack Nigeria's Capital Abuja, Insurgents Already 'Inside' Capital
The Nigerian military has uncovered a plot by terror group Boko Haram to attack the capital Abuja. The news came a few days after the country's intelligence warned that dozens of people linked to the Islamist outfit had been arrested in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, suggesting that the insurgence could spread beyond the country's north.
Latest Security, Safety Vacancies in Nigeria and Abroad (UPDATED 11/09/2015)
Passionate about security, safety of lives and properties and desirous to advance the cause of the security profession and inform professionals of career opportunities in the security industry, we shall be publishing security vacancies on this blog henceforth. Employers, corporate organizations and individuals are encouraged to send us details of security vacancies to be published on this blog at no and shared on social media platforms at no cost. Here are some latest Security, Health and Safety, Fraud, Investigation vacancies:
Sunday, 6 September 2015
Kidnappers Abduct Anglican Bishop In Nigeria, Demand N40m Ransom
Saturday, 5 September 2015
Gunmen Kidnap Brother of Nigeria's Former Boss of Department of State Security
Calabar – Mr Asuquo Ekpenyong-Ekpe, the older brother to Mr Ekpenyong Ita, the immediate past Director General of the Department of State Sevices (DSS) has been abducted by unknown gunmen.
Nigerian Conman Who Defrauded Pensioners of £5million Through a Sophisticated ‘Lottery Win’ Scam Weeps as He is Jailed in London
Godwin Nwaofor had a 'suckers list' of target victims to send bogus letters. The letters were sent by a ‘lottery agent’ targeting mainly American pensioners informing them they had won the Australian Lottery.
Department of State Security (DSS) ''Uncovers Cache of Dollars in Akwa Ibom Govt. House” (UPDATED)
The State Security Service (SSS) on Thursday uncovered “stockpiles of United States dollars” from the Akwa Ibom State Government House in Uyo, the state capital, during a surprise raid, top security sources have told PREMIUM TIMES.
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