The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria has condemned in strong terms the attack reportedly launched against the convoy of the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria at Ogbaru Local Government of Anambra State early this week. In a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, the Group described the attack as ‘criminal, unpatriotic and […]

The Coalition of Northern Groups has tasked security agencies, as well as anti-graft agents, to go after “destabilising forces” against the handover of government on May 29. The group, in a statement signed on Thursday by the group’s spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said security agents must ensure that the Governor of the Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele, […]

The Kwara State Police Command has assured the citizens and residents of Kwara State of its preparation and readiness to protect the citizens, voters, INEC officials, foreign and local observers, and of course, all relevant stakeholders. The state Commissioner of Police, Kwara State, CP Paul Odama disclosed  this at an emergency security meeting attended by […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appraised the security arrangements for this year’s general election and reminded the leadership of the Nigeria Police of high expectations from them in relation to the provision of requisite security ahead of the 2023 general election. The president spoke at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, as he inaugurated Critical Operational Assets […]

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has said that the federal government seems to be overwhelmed and unconcerned about the rate of insecurity as well as the worsening economy. The Bishops described the development as disturbing, saying the future of the country looks bleak. CBCN President, Archbishop Lucius Ugorji, spoke on Sunday at the […]

Insecurity in parts of Nigeria, rancour between political parties, scarcity of fuel and new naira notes could mar the forthcoming polls, the International Crisis Group, ICG, has warned. The global conflict prevention and peacebuilding body on Friday released a 26-page report titled “Mitigating Violence Around Nigeria’s 2023 Elections.” The assessment observed that voting will soon […]

The police on Friday announced that the ban placed on rallies, protests and processions in Kwara state has been lifted. Spokesman for the Nigeria Police Force in Kwara state, Ajayi Okasanmi, a Superintendent of Police,  noted in a statement made available to newsmen noted  that the temporary ban  had since achieved its purpose while adding […]

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun Command, has trained its officers on standard operating procedure ahead of the general elections. This is contained in a statement by the acting Public Relation Officer of the command, Mrs Kehinde Adeleke, today in Osogbo. The statement said Area Commanders, Divisional Officers, Heads of Departments and […]

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has suspended the Warri-Itakpe train service indefinitely. The suspension is due to the derailment of the train on Sunday in Kogi State. One hundred and forty eight  passengers and 30 crew members on board were stranded for some hours owing to the incident.This incident is coming barely two weeks after […]

The Kwara State police command, on Thursday, confirmed the release of four tipper drivers who were reportedly kidnapped on Wednesday in the outskirts of Ilorin, the State capital. Spokesman of the police command, Mr Okasanmi Ajayi confirmed their release to newsmen, saying that the four kidnap victims have regained their freedom from the kidnappers’ den […]

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