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Another Boko Haram attack claims two soldiers as militaty ‘repel terrorists incursion, eliminate scores in in Borno’

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Acting IGP promises an improved police force under his tenure, admits, force best has not been good enough.

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Acting IGP decorated with new rank by Prof Osinbajo

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As the country battles all forms of insecurity, Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, balmed the high level of insecurity in Nigeria on unemployment.  The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) chairman said this while speaking at the programme ‘Financing Safe Schools’ on Tuesday. Governor Fayemi said Nigeria needs to do more to address insecurity in the …

Six persons have been feared dead a rival cult groups clash in Ilupeju Ikere Ekiti state. This was contained in a press release by the Ekiti state Police command EKITI STATE POLICE COMMAND18/04/2021PRESS STATEMENT: Today being 18/04/2021 at about 0530hrs, a distress call was received by Ilupeju-Ikere Divisional Police Headquarters that two rival cult groups …

In what seems like a coordinated attack, two police officers have been declared dead in Anambra, Nigeria’s South-east, after gunmen attacked a police facility in the state in the early hours of Monday. The attack saw some vehicles parked at the station’s premises razed during the attack at the Zone 13 police headquarters at Ukpo, near …

Two soldiers have been declared dead according to the Nigerian Army as troops supported by Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) repel Boko Haram terrorists’ incursion into Damasak, Headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno, killing scores. This was made public by the Director, Army Public Relations, Mohammed Yerima, in a statement on …

Some humanitarian facilities in Damasak, Borno state, were at the receiving end of insurgents attack over the weekend, following the looting of warehouse and burning of some buildings. In a report monitored through an online medium, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), said the insurgents looted multiple relief agencies and warehouses and set them on fire. …

In yet another attack, gunmen have killed 11 soldiers have after troops were attacked while on a routine operational task in Konshisha LGA of Benue state. Disclosing the disheartening news was Mohammed Yerima, director, army public relations, in a statement issued on Thursday. In the statement, he said the soldiers, who were earlier declared missing, were …

Less than a week after a correctional centre and a police headquarters was attacked in Imo state, another police facility has been attacked with one officer declared missing and two other persons reportedly injured. According to a story monitored in PUNCH, the gunmen attacked a police station located at Mbieri police headquarters in Mbaitoli LGA …

The newly appointed acting Inspector -general of police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba, has promised an improved police force under his leadership. Usman was appointed in an acting capacity on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari and Mohammed Adamu, the former IGP, handed over to him in Abuja on Wednesday. Speaking immediately after the handing over ceremony, …

The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has decorated Usman Alkali Baba with his new rank of inspector-general of police (IGP). The new IGP was decorated at the presidential villa on Wednesday. The vice president has been very active since President Muhammadu Buhari went on his latest medical trip to the UK. On Tuesday, the president approved …

Following the announcement by the federal government that escaped inmates who voluntary return, will be pardoned, 36 of the inmates have returned, this is according to James Maduba, public relations officer (PRO) of Owerri custodial centre, Imo state. The Imo state correctional centre and a police command were both attacked by gunmen on Monday, with …