Having mobile schools, setting up “observation points,” building fences around school, and hiring well-trained security guards will help prevent the mass abduction of schoolchildren by bandits and terrorists, the police have told northern governors. Specifically, Sylvester Alabi, the police commissioner in Bauchi, said, “One way to ensure that girls are safe in schools is for […]

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday said it will not allow any #EndSARS anniversary protest in the state. Recall that the #EndSARS protests which rocked Nigeria last year took place in October. But the state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, in a statement on Monday said credible intelligence revealed that some youths […]

The police in Zamfara, northwest Nigeria have handed over a total of 187 rescued abductees to the state government. The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, said those rescued comprised men, women and children. “Following the implementation of the new security measures by the Zamfara state government, the police and other security […]

The Anambra Government has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari regime’s move to impose a state of emergency in the state ahead of its November 6 gubernatorial elections, pointing out that the threat confirms ongoing violence in Anambra is sponsored. “We remain the only state in the whole country that, for the past seven years, has not […]

Armed men killed at least 18 people and set ablaze cars and shops in Nigeria’s Zamfara state, where the government has imposed a telecoms blackout as part of a security operation against groups of kidnappers, two residents said on Wednesday. Northwest Nigeria has been engulfed in crisis since late 2020 when groups of armed men […]

ABUJA – The Commissioner of Police (CP) Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, CP Babaji Sunday has deployed additional Police personnel and an operational asset to improve public safety and security in Kuje and Tunganmaje axis of the FCT. A statement signed by the Command Spokesperson, DSP Adeh Josephine on behalf of the CP indicated that […]

The federal government has hinted that it may declare a state of emergency in Anambra State if circumstances indicate that the November 6 governorship election is under threat. Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), disclosed this to State House correspondents after the weekly federal executive council (FEC) meeting presided over […]

The Governors and leaders of the South East region of Nigeria, after arising from an emergency meeting, have condemned the killings in the region and pledged to join hands with security agencies to stop the spate of killings, curb crimes and enhance security. The meeting also condemned the sit-at-home order by a group, which the […]

SOUTH-EAST governors and leaders are meeting at the Enugu Government House over the state of insecurity in the region, The ICIR has learnt.The governors participating in the meeting are Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, David Umahi of Ebonyi State, their Imo State counterpart Hope Uzodimma and Abia State Deputy Governor Ude Oko Chukwu. Some National […]

Chief of Army staff Lt. General Faruk Yahaya flages off new military operation exercises, codename – Still Water, Enduring Peace and Golden Dawn – and it’s to be conducted simultaneously in South-East, South-South, South-West and North-Central regions. Operation Still Water for states in the South South and Southwest region and operation Enduring Peace for the […]

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