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25 Boko Haram commanders, chief judge killed, terrorists in disarray

25 Boko Haram commanders, chief judge killed, terrorists in disarray

Security February 25, 2020 at 11:24 pm 0 comments

No fewer than 25 high profile Boko Haram commanders have been neutralised by Nigeria’s Air Force and ground forces in the last two months of intensified offensives near Lake Chad.
Both the killings and the brutal offensives have thrown the fractured terrorists

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Amotekun has come to stay – Hon. Obasa

Amotekun has come to stay – Hon. Obasa

Security February 24, 2020 at 7:16 pm 0 comments

Speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday, declared that Amotekun, as a security outfit, in the state and the South West has come to stay.
Speaking at a public hearing on a bill to establish Amotekun in Lagos State, Obasa said the outfit had become important

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Police arrest Aiye and Eiye cult members in Ikorodu

Police arrest Aiye and Eiye cult members in Ikorodu

Security February 23, 2020 at 9:37 pm 0 comments

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested members of ‘Aiye’ and ‘Eiye’ confraternity who engaged themselves in a battle for supremacy over the weekend at the Iso Isu area of Ijora Badia, Ikorodu.
A statement signed by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana and released to newsmen

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‘I’m proud of you of how bravely you’ve fought terrorism’ – Buratai to troops

‘I’m proud of you of how bravely you’ve fought terrorism’ – Buratai to troops

Security February 21, 2020 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has commended troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) for their recent feat in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the northeast.
Buratai also expressed confidence in the ability of the theatre commander, sector commanders and commanding officers as well as the troops to

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NSCDC Did Not Tamper With Personnel Salaries – Official

NSCDC Did Not Tamper With Personnel Salaries – Official

Security February 9, 2020 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has denied allegations that it tampered with the January salaries of its personnel
The denial is contained in a statement by the outfit’s spokesman, Mr Emmanuel Okeh, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on

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Middle-belt Asks Governors To Create Own ‘Amotekun’

Middle-belt Asks Governors To Create Own ‘Amotekun’

Security January 25, 2020 at 1:50 pm 0 comments

The Middle Belt Forum has asked governors in the North-Central geo-political zone and two others in the North-East to create a security network similar to Amotekun in the region.
President of the forum, Pogu Bitrus, made this known in a statement on Saturday.
According to the group, this will prevent

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