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 United Kingdom and Australia have asked their citizens to avoid travel to Nigeria in the latest security advisories issued on Thursday. Also, the European Union warned that insecurity might prevent elections from being held in parts of the country, adding that the “security climate” was very hostile. Recall that in October last year, the […]

The Niger Delta Congress has condemned the “terrorist attack” in Edo State, warning of rising insecurity in the region. The group issued a statement on Tuesday in reaction to the abduction of dozens of travelers in Igueben last Saturday. Five days after the attack, the spokesperson of the Edo State Police Command disclosed that seven […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said the myriads of security challenges plaguing the country, ranging from terrorism to kidnapping, will be curbed with the use of its latest initiative of the naira redesign. Speaking on Tuesday at a programme at the Gombe International Market, the Senior Manager, Currency Operations Department, CBN, Shamsudeen Imam, said […]

The Lagos State Police Command has punished officers who were filmed assaulting a lady after seizing her phone at Ilasan area of Lekki Phase 1. The Police Public Relations Officer for the command, Benjamin Hundeyin, made this known via his Twitter page while reacting to the video. A tweep, @Austynzogs, on Tuesday shared a video […]

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has fulfilled his promises Nigerians on tackling Boko Haram insurgency, reviving the economy and fighting corruption. According to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the president said this during a banquet organised in his honour in Damaturu, Yobe State capital. The president paid a working visit to […]

The Managing Director of the Nigeria Railway Corporation Fidet Okhiria on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme and monitored by RoyalFM News, said the government should ensure that security in Nigeria covers everyone and not just train stations. He said the corporation put some security measures in place at its train stations across the country after terrorists attacked a moving […]

President Mohammadu Buhari on Monday said ‘‘there was a deliberate attempt to destroy Nigeria but God did not permit it,’’ adding, ‘‘God has helped Nigeria to bounce back.’’ The President also urged Nigerians to develop strong confidence in the country, and its security institutions and never allow any terrorist groups to destabilise Nigeria again. Expressing […]

A yet-to-be-identified male adult has been killed in a clash between Yoruba Nation agitators and the police in the Ojota area of Lagos State on Monday. The spokesperson for the police in Lagos, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the death of the unidentified person. He said operatives of the Command had been deployed to the scene. Commuters […]

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