Sunday 31 July 2016

Fresh Prison Break in Nigeria:13 Inmates Escape From Kogi Prison

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

Beware! Research Proves Deleted WhatsApp Messages Aren’t Actually Deleted

 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

Pandemonium, Scores Feared Dead As Military Jets Bombard Lagos, Ogun Creeks in Search of Militants

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.

Boko Haram Ambush UNICEF, NGOs Convoy in Nigeria, 2 Soldiers, 3 Civilians Injured

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

Tuesday 26 July 2016

Breaking: Militants Reportedly Kill Six Policemen in Fire-fight in Lagos

No fewer than six policemen have been reportedly killed by armed bandits in Adaxson community on Liasu Road, Lagos State, The Eagle Online has learnt.

Staggering Fake Certificates, Fraud In Nigeria Demands Stringent Background Checks

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.

Beware! Rise in Child Kidnapping: 20 Children Aged 2-5 'Kdnapped in 3 Months in Lagos, Nigeria

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

Pirates Kill Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps Officer in Bayelsa, South-South, Nigeria

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.

Niger Delta Avengers Blast NNPC Gas Pipeline At Akwa Ibom

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

Maritime Security: Nigerian Navy Deploys 10 War Ships To Check Sea Piracy

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.

Update: Kidnappers Of Redeemed Pastor In Lagos Demand N100m Ransom

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

Boko Haram Ambush Nigerian Troops: 19 Soldiers, 3 Others Wounded

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said 19 soldiers and three civilian joint task force members were wounded in a Boko Haram ambush at Guro Gongon village, Borno.

BREAKING: Kidnappers Of Lagos Monarch Demand N500m Ransom

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

Niger Delta Militants Hijack Liberian Crude Oil Vessel

A Niger Delta militant group, the Concerned Militant Leaders (CML) has hijacked a ship with Liberian flag along Bakassi Peninsula of Nigerian waterways.

Wednesday 20 July 2016

Crime: Two Nigerians Make List of Top 10 Most Wanted Fraudsters In The United Kingdom

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:

Lagos State Imposes 21 Years Jail Term on Land Grabbers

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.

Cybercrime Costs Nigeria N127 Billion Annually - Minister

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

Again, Niger Delta Avengers Blast Shell Petroleum Crude Trunkline in Delta State

Militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers, has once again attacked a crude oil trunkline belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria in Batan, Warri South West Council Area of Delta State.

Intelligence Sources Warn of Imminent Religious Crisis in Nigeria

Credible sources within Nigeria's Intelligence community has warned that unless President Muhammadu Buhari’s government rises to the occasion, a politically-motivated religious crisis is underway that may threaten Nigeria’s unity.

Niger Delta Militants Vow To Declare Niger Delta Republic August 1, Ask Northerners To Leave Region

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

Lagos Oba Kidnapped, Abductors Killed Security Guard, Shot Wife

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

Two Indian Expats Kidnapped In Nigeria Freed

Two Indian nationals working for a cement company who were kidnapped in Nigeria last month were reportedly released today, Saturday, 16th July, 2016.

Friday 15 July 2016

Truck Terror Attack in Nice, France Claims 84 As Lorry Rams Into Crowd

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

President Buhari Rules Out Amnesty To New Militants - Paul Boroh

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

Anarchy Looms As Militants Overrun Two Local Government Areas In Cross River State

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.

Check Out Kidnappers Den, Hotspots in Kogi State, North-Central Nigeria

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

Mr. Ogochukwu
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

The Guardian Newspaper 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.

Nigerian Security Agencies Infiltrate Niger Delta Militants 

Vanguard newspaper 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.

Wednesday 6 July 2016

Be Security Conscious! Lagos State Besieged By Kidnapping Syndicates

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

Security Alert: United States Embassy Warns of Possible Terror Attack in Lagos State

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

BREAKING! Niger Delta Avengers Blow Up Multiple Oil Facilities in Delta State, Nigeria

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

Security Alert! Plots To Bomb Lagos Computer Village, Religious Centres, Parks Uncovered

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