Category: Security

Nigeria expecting 18 fighter aircraft from US, Italy, says military

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Friday said the Nigerian military was still expecting to take delivery of 18 fighter aircraft from the United...

Buratai – Newly promoted officers to move to North East

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday hinted that some of the newly promoted senior officers will be moved to the North East to strengthen the...

16 policemen dead, 20 rescued from bandits in Zamfara

The Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that 20 of its personnel that were captured during an attack in Mahanga forest in Birnin Mogaji in local government area of...

Army: $1b approved to fight insurgency yet to be released

The $1 billion approved to fight insurgency and other security challenges has not been released to the military, Nigerian army claimed yesterday. The cash was approved...

Buhari orders troops to wipe out Boko Haram

The President was yesterday in Maiduguri, the engine-room of the Boko Haram war, to cheer up the injured and reassure others that he is committed to their mission –...

Suspected F-SARS operative shoots LASTMA official dead

A police inspector attached to the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Ikeja on Wednesday allegedly shot dead an official with the Lagos State Transport...

FRSC warns drivers, commuters against night journey

The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Monday, warned motorists and commuters against traveling at night as Christmas approaches to avoid...

Operation Green Sweep: NAF destroys Boko Haram camp in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) Camp at Buk along the Ajigin-Talala-Buk axis...

Outrage over FG’s claim of spending N3.5m monthly to feed El-Zakzaky

Nigerians have berated the Federal Government over its claim of spending N3.5m monthly to feed the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim...

Ekweremadu’s home incident ‘is burglary’

Police declared yesterday’s security incident at the home of Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu as burglary and not an assassination attempt. Giving an initial...