Sunday, 31 July 2016
No fewer than thirteen inmates have reportedly escaped in a fresh jailbreak recorded at Koton Karfe prison in Kogi in the early hours of Saturday.
Saturday, 30 July 2016
According to latest research published by iOS expert Jonathan Zdziarski, chat logs, data from WhatsApp remain on your phone notwithstanding having deleted them.
Friday, 29 July 2016
Punch Newspaper reports that pandemonium ensued on Thursday in the Arepo area of Ogun State and some part of Lagos State after the military bombarded the base of suspected militants in the states.
It was gathered that scores of militants were reportedly killed in the joint military operation which lasted for more than one hour.
Leadership Newspaper reports that Nigerian troops returning from Bama on humanitarian escort duty, were yesterday ambushed enroute Maiduguri by suspected remnants of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in Meleri village, a few kilometres from Kawuri.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Terror Alert! Security, Intelligence Agencies Warn Terror Attck 'Highly Likely' in The United Kingdom
A terrorist attack in the UK is "highly likely" following attacks in other parts of Europe, a five-judge tribunal has been told.
Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Preamble: Broadly speaking, Nigerians and employers of labour idolize paper qualifications, certifications and titles at the expense of competence. It is common to see individuals indiscriminately flaunt their academic or social attainments even when such are uncalled-for.
Kidnapping has assumed a dangerous dimension in Lagos State, South-West Nigeria. It is no news that adults, affluent people are kidnapped and ransom demanded. A Pastor was recently Kidnapped right inside his church at Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Now there seem to be a trend in Kidnapping children in Lagos State.
Monday, 25 July 2016
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has confirmed that daredevil pirates ambushed and killed one of its officers in Southern Ijaw Council Area of Bayelsa, South-South, Nigeria.
The Niger Delta Avengers have claimed responsibility for blowing up an NNPC Gas Pipeline. A Press release by the Militants group reads:
Sunday, 24 July 2016
The Nigerian Navy on Saturday deployed 10 war ships in a massive operation aimed to stop pirate attacks on local and international merchant ships on the nation’s waterways.
Daily Post newspaper reports that the abductors of a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, in Ikorodu, Lagos state have demanded the payment of N100 million ransom.
Nigeria Security Agents Arrests Suspected High Profile Niger Delta Militants, Notorious Kidnappers, Boko Haram Terrorists
Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Security (DSS), on Saturday said it arrested high-profile suspects in militancy, terrorism and kidnapping during a nationwide sweep carried out between July 17 and 22.
Friday, 22 July 2016
Kidnappers of Lagos monarch, Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, have reportedly demanded a N500 million ransom, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.
Thursday, 21 July 2016
Wednesday, 20 July 2016
|Bayo Lawrence Anoworin|
The City of London Police and the United Kingdom National Crime Agency recently named two Nigerians amongst its top ten most wanted fraudsters. Below are the two Nigerians alleged to have masterminded such scams in the UK:
Vanguard newspaper reports that the Lagos State Government House of Assembly has passed a law imposing a 21 years jail term for land grabbing or Illegal land occupants.
Nigeria's Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Tuesday said Nigeria is losing about N127 billion which is 0.8 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP), to cybercrime yearly.
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
One of the latest militant groups in Nigeria’s restive Niger Delta, Adaka Boro Avengers (ABA) said on Sunday that it had concluded arrangements with other militant groups to declare the Niger Delta region an independent republic three weeks from today, that is August 1.
Sunday, 17 July 2016
Armed men reportedly abducted a first class traditional ruler in Lagos, Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, the Oniba of Ibaland, killed his security guard and shot his wife.
The gunmen, suspected to be from Niger Delta, stormed the monarch’s palace at Iba area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria around 11:30pm on Saturday and took the monarch away, escaping through the waterways.
Saturday, 16 July 2016
Friday, 15 July 2016
Not less than 84 people were killed and 100 injured in the French city of Nice when a man deliberately drove a lorry into a crowd celebrating the country's main national holiday, authorities said.
The attacker behind the wheel on Thursday drove at high speed along the famed Promenade des Anglais seafront, careering into spectators who had been watching a Bastille Day firework display.
Widespread Insecurity in Nigeria: A Case For URGENT Restructuring of Security, Intelligence Agencies
Introduction: This essay argues that the unprecedented and widespread insecurity – terrorism, insurgency, militancy, herdsmen attacks, communal clashes, kidnap for ransom and extortion (KRE), cultism amongst other security challenges stifling Nigeria(ns), are inter alia, a byproduct of Nigeria’s old-school, bureaucratic security and intelligence establishments’ knack to be REACTIVE rather than PROACTIVE, innovative. As a result of this inertia, scores of Nigerian citizens are randomly murdered, kidnapped daily. While the Nigerian security agencies are overwhelmed, helpless and bereft of pragmatic solutions to the security challenges, the government of the day is strongly averse to taking responsibility; buck-passing and finger-pointing are its stock-in-trade.
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
Daily Post newspaper reports that the Senior Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Matters and Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd), recently affirmed that President Buhari’s administration is not contemplating adding more Niger Delta militants into the amnesty programme.
Monday, 11 July 2016
Niger Delta Avengers Accuse President Buhari Of Hiring Saudi Mercenaries With $258million To Fight Militants
The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, recently asserted that the militant group doesn't care if the Federal Government hires mercenaries from Saudi Arabia or anywhere to fight them.
Sunday, 10 July 2016
ThisDay Newspaper reports that armed, rampaging militias have seized two local government areas in Cross River State and displaced virtually every civil authority in the area.
Leadership Newspaper reports that chains of kidnappers den and Kidnapping hotspots has been uncovered in Kogi State, North Central Nigeria; where several kidnapped victims are being held.
New Militant Group - Biafra Avengers Emerges In South East Nigeria, Threatens Buhari, S’East Governors
New Telegraph Newspaper reports that a video showing a young man has surfaced. The young man who goes by the name - Ogochukwu ranted, “this video is for you the corrupt leaders of the zoo called Nigeria. Buhari’s family will die soon, and most especially that one called Zara, that is the name I gave to my dog.
Saturday, 9 July 2016
Anxiety Grips Calabar Residents As kidnapping, Armed Robbery Escalate; N250m Ransom Paid To Free Kidnapped Expatriates
reports that palpable anxiety and fear have gripped residents of Calabar, the Cross River State capital sequel to escalation of kidnapping, robbery and other criminal activities.
As a result of the heightened insecurity and criminal activities, scared investors and business operatives are said to close shops early while some others plan to relocate from the State.
reports that there is a palpable danger in the camp of Niger Delta Militants due to established report that Nigerian security agencies have succeeded in Infiltrating the groups with the help of disgruntled Militants.
Friday, 8 July 2016
Thursday, 7 July 2016
reports that a third Republic Nigerian Senator from Cross River State was on Wednesday evening abducted by unknown gunmen.
Wednesday, 6 July 2016
Nigeria's Centre of Excellence - Lagos State appears to be currently besieged by kidnapping gangs sequel to kidnapping of an expatriate contractor at Epe, a suburb of Lagos, that of an Immigration officer around ikorodu and a family of four at Ayobo on Monday
Tuesday, 5 July 2016
The United States Mission in Nigeria advises that groups associated with terrorist activity might be planning attacks against hotels in Lagos frequented by international visitors, including those located on waterfronts, during the Eid-al-Fitr holidays (5 and 6 July 2016).
Monday, 4 July 2016
Security Tips: Police Alert Lagos Residents Of New Kidnapping, Robbery Tactics Employed By Criminals
The Lagos State Police Command has alerted Lagos residents on new methods deployed by criminals, particularly at night, to carry out their nefarious activities such as armed robbery, kidnapping for ransom and extortion, amonsgt others.
Sunday, 3 July 2016
Tranquility is yet to return to the restive Niger Delta region of Nigeria as the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, has claimed responsibility for fresh attacks on major oil facilities in Delta state, south-south, Nigeria.
Saturday, 2 July 2016
Nigeria's secret police - the Department of State Services (DSS) declared yesterday that it had uncovered a plot to bomb Nigeria’s largest computer market, the Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos.
Friday, 1 July 2016
Sierra Leone Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria Rtd. Major General Nelson Williams has been reportedly kidnapped in Nigeria.