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UNITED NATIONS SEEKS NIGERIAN ARMY SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL STABILIZATION PROGRAMME

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office for West Africa and Sahel (UNOWAS) are seeking the support of the Nigerian Army for their regional stabilization programme. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, in a statement on Wednesday, said the calls were made during the …

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CALL ON PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI TO DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY ON SECURITY

The House of Representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately declare a state of emergency on security. This is one of the resolutions of the House as read by the Speaker, Mr, Femi Gbajabiamila after a four-hour executive closed doors session of the leadership of the House. Mr, Gbajabiamila …

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Niger Republic Beefs Up Security To Fight ISWAP/Boko Haram Terrorsits

Soldiers have been reinforced in Western Niger, where suspected jihadists attacked leaving 66 people dead, according to the Nigerien Interior Minister, Alkache Alhada. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. But the Interior Minister says security has to be beefed up in the area. The Nigerien government …

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CHAIRMAN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL PROMISES TO BOOST SECURITY IN THE ZONE

The Chairman of Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT, Alhaji Mustapha Adamu Danze has promised that his administration is committed to securing the lives and property of all residents. Alhaji Mustapha Danze stated this when he received the new divisional police officer DPO, CSP T. T. TILE as the New …

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NORTHERN GOVERNORS FORUM EXPRESSES EXCITEMENT OVER RELEASE OF ABDUCTED STUDENTS

The Northern Governors Forum has welcomed with excitement the release of the abducted students of Government Science Secondary School Kankara, Katsina State. Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong while reacting to the development, commended President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Aminu Masari, security agencies, community leaders, …

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EFCC IN CONJUNCTION WITH INTERPOL RE-ARREST ALHAJI ABDULRASHEED MAINA

Confirmed reports by the Nigerian police say the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task¬† Team, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina has been re-arrested in the Niger Republic. Alhaji Maina was nabbed by Interpol in conjunction with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC and other security agencies, he will be …

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HOUSE OF REPS INVITE PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI TO EXPLAIN SECURITY SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

The house of representatives has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to explain the security situation of the country following the killings of over forty-three rice farmers in Borno state. The house invited the President based on an amendment to the urgent motion moved by Mr. Ahmed Satomi, co-sponsored by Borno lawmakers …

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POLICE ARREST OKO PRISON ESCAPEES

The Nigeria Police Force has paraded over 30 suspects including four prisoners who escaped from the Oko Prison in Edo state during the #EndSARS protest. Parading the suspects, in Abuja, the Force Public Relation Officer, DCP Frank Mba explained that four out of the suspects, who were arrested during a …

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NIGERIA AND USA TO LEAD GLOBAL COALITION AGAINST TERROR GROUP….OFFICE OF THE NSA

The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) says Nigeria and the United States of America are committed to lead a global coalition against ISIS and other terrorist groups in the world. A statement by Office of the National Security Advisers ONSA in Abuja, today Saturday, disclosed that the decision …

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MNJTF RESCUES HOSTAGES FROM BOKO HARAM AND ISWAP CAMPS IN LAKE CHAD

The Multinational Joint Taskforce has rescued women and children kept captives by BOKO HARAM and ISWAP camps. Chief of Military Public Information, Colonel Mohammed Dole said the troops acted on credible information and the location of the insurgents. According to him, the troops of Section 2 Chad of the Multinational …

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