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Police release jingles to tackle cultism

By Suleiman Shehu Ibadan Sept. 8, 2020 The Police Command in Oyo State has released two jingles to sensitise the public to the danger inherent in cultism and other related vices. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, said in a statement on...

NICO urges security personnel to learn indigenous languages to boost intelligence gathering

By Stanley Nwanosike Enugu, Sept. 7, 2020 Mr Mohammed Yahuza, the Executive Secretary, National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), says ability of security personal to communicate in many indigenous languages will boost the fight against insecurity. Yahuza spoke on Monday in Enugu at the commencement of...

Boko Haram: UN commends Nigeria’s de-radicalistion programme for repentant terrorists

by Hajara Leman Mallam-Sidi (Gombe State), Sept. 7, 2020 The United Nations (UN), has commended the Nigerian Army’s de-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Re-integration (DRR), programme for repentant Boko Haram terrorists. Naija247news, reports that the DRR programme is an action plan by the Federal Government to deradicalise and...

Governorship elections: I-G tasks Squadron Leaders on professionalism

By Monday Ijeh Abuja, Sept. 7, 2020 The Inspector General of Police (I-G) Mohammed Adamu, has charged Police Squadron Leaders to exhibit professionalism and adhere to the provisions of the Electoral Act ahead of Edo and Ondo States governorship elections. Adamu gave the charge at...

Boko Haram: Nigeria Customs Service Reacts to Purported Memo on Planned Terrorism in Abuja, Other States

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has strongly denied media reports claiming it issued a red alert on security agencies over a purported terrorists' attack in Abuja, and neighbouring states. A supposed internal memo of the Service, which was released late last week, indicated that the...

Troops raid bandits’ camps, kill one, apprehend 4 in Benue, Nasarawa – DHQ

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, Sept. 7, 2020 The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have raided some identified bandits’ camps in parts of Benue and Nasarawa states killing one and arresting four on Sunday. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche,...

NDA commandant charges cadets on 100 percent loyalty to armed forces

By Mohammed Tijjani Kaduna, Sept. 4, 2020 The Commandant Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, has demanded 100 per cent loyalty from graduating cadets to the Nigerian armed force and the nation. Sarham gave the charge at the pre-commission lecture for cadets of Army...

Troops eliminate 4 bandits, recover arms in Kaduna – DHQ

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, Sept. 3, 2020 The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord on Wednesday, killed four suspected bandits in an encounter at Jeka Da Rabi area of Kaduna State along Kaduna-Abuja expressway. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this...

Buratai pledges befitting accommodation for soldiers, inaugurates water projects in Biu Barracks

By Sumaila Ogbaje Biu (Borno), Sept. 2, 2020 The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has promised to provide befitting living accommodation for officers and soldiers at Abogo Largema Military Cantonment, Biu in Borno. Buratai made the pledge while addressing troops after he inaugurated...

Boko Haram fighters perish as Nigeria Military airstrike hits ISWAP’s Borno state hideout

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, Sept. 2, 2020 The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed compounds, housing Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Kaza on the Gulumba Gana – Kumshe axis of Borno. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John...
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