Friday 31 May 2019
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 across the Nigeria continued last week with dozens of people killed and kidnapped in different states.
Scores are feared dead with properties worth millions of destroyed in fresh violence affecting parts of Jos, Plateau state, north-central Nigeria.
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.
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
|Burkina Faso Map - Credit: www.toursmap.com
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
A Nigerian soldier was killed and several others injured in two attacks on the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, UN officials said yesterday.
Daredevil gunmen reportedly killed one Obadiah Samson and kidnapped others at Guguwa village after Rigasa, a suburb of Kaduna State.
Thursday 16 May 2019
The Nigerian Police Force has raised an alarm warning of coordinated plans to attack oil installations across the country.
The United States Consul-General in Lagos, Mr. John Bray, on Wednesday announced that the home government had secured about 1,000 hectares of land on the Eko Atlantic City in Lagos.
Except the government does something fast, kidnapping and wanton killings may overrun Nigeria with the possibility of turning the country into a failed state, writes Olawale Olaleye
Monday 13 May 2019
The world’s deadliest terror group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has claimed responsibility for the attack on soldiers in Borno State last week which took the lives of 11 soldiers, Reutersreports.
Thursday 9 May 2019
The monster of e-fraud long predicted in advanced economies is now here with us in Nigeria in full swing. The dominant force is driven by young people between 20 and 30 years. Here is the report. The Nigeria Electronic Fraud Forum (NeFF) has released its fraud report for 2018 which showed that over 17,600 bank customers lost N1.9 billion to fraudsters during the year.
Many Nigerians were feared killed and others missing following an alleged attacks by Cameroonian gendarmes on Abana, a fishing community on the fringes the Bakassi Peninsula.
Monday 6 May 2019
The Nigerian Army has banned the use of motorcycles within the hinterland and forests of Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi and Niger states, saying it observed the use of motorcycles by bandits, kidnappers, criminal elements and their collaborators to perpetrate crimes.
The United States’ crude oil imports from Nigeria plunged to 539,000 barrels per day in February from 4.87 million bpd in January, hitting almost a four-year low in February.
The Permanent Secretary, Taraba State Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs Suzzy Nathan, was on Sunday abducted from her home in Jalingo by unknown gunmen.
Sunday 5 May 2019
Fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) faction of Boko Haram who rode on trucks and motorcycles attacked Magumeri military base, 40 km (25 miles) northwest of Borno state capital Maiduguri late on Friday, May 3, 2019, reportedly killing 15 soldiers and injuring 19 others.
Nigerian Army Says Unpatriotic Elements, Foreign Interests Causing Insecurity And Plotting To Disrupt May 29
Wednesday 1 May 2019
Nigeria's acting Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Mohammed Adamu, said that 1,071 persons lost their lives in crime-related cases across the country in the first quarter of 2019.