10 soldiers allegedly detained since July without trial for protesting inhumane treatment 10 soldiers attached to the 143 Battalion of the Nigerian Army have reportedly been in detention since July 15 for allegedly protesting against poor feeding, lack of special promotion and poor welfare on the battlefield.        The soldiers who were inducted into operation Lafiya Dole in Adamawa State on November 30, 2014,...... read more
Boko Haram attack Chibok community again, set houses on fire. Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Friday, October 4th reportedly launched an attack on Mifa, a village in the Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State.       According to reports, several houses were said to have been razed during the attack by the insurgents, who arrived at about 8pm.    ...... read more
Nigerian Army is Key Institution of our National Unity - Ikpeazu   Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has described the Nigerian Army as one of the most fundamental institutions of our National Unity and  assured that Abia State would remain a partner in progress in ensuring that it succeeds in its efforts to securing the people and territorial integrity of the nation. Governor Ikpeazu...... read more
Abia: Ikpeazu attributes drop in crime rate to 'grace of God' The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, said that the sharp drop in criminal activities in Abia State in the last five years is attributable to the grace of God, coupled with deliberate steps by his administration to fight criminality to a standstill through equipping the security forces, strengthening community involvement in...... read more
Gunmen Kidnap Six On Kaduna-Abuja Highway Six persons have been abducted by unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on the Kaduna-Abuja highway. The incident was confirmed in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of Kaduna police command, DSP Yakubu Sabo, who said that it happened on Sunday evening. This is coming barely 24 hours after police...... read more
We've arrested 1,154 suspected kidnappers in 2019 - Police Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police says 1,154 suspected kidnappers were arrested across the country between January and August.           Adamu, who made the disclosure on Monday, September 2nd during the Southwest Geopolitical Zone Security Summit held in Ibadan, said that 147 of the arrests were made in...... read more
123 persons, 48 motorcycles intercepted by Lagos govt The Lagos state government on Friday August 30, intercepted a truck from Jigawa state loaded with 123 persons and 48 motorcycles in Agege area of the South-West state.    The truck was impounded by operatives of the Special Taskforce on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offenses, after residents of the Lagos community raised an...... read more
Bandits attack Catholic priest, set him ablaze inside vehicle Barely 24 hours after gunman raided villages in Taraba State killing two people, some bandits have ambushed and killed a Catholic priest at Kufai Amadu in Takum local government area of the state.     According to reports, the cleric was on his way to Takum for a peace meeting with...... read more
5 persons kidnapped in Kaduna by Gunmen in Arrmy uniform The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis.         The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirmed this in a statement saying, 'on August 23rd at about 2300hrs, DPO Malali reported...... read more
Slain Motorcyclist: I'm satisfied with the response of Nigerian Army - Ikpeazu Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed satisfaction with the way the Army High Command dealt with the unfortunate killing of the young man by a soldier at Obingwa last week. Speaking to SECURITY WATCH AFRICA yesterday, the Governor said that part of the reasons that escalated the crisis was the initial denial...... read more
Policeman arrested for insulting President Buhari, Osinbajo, IGP on Facebook A policeman attached to the Yobe State Police Command has been arrested for insulting President Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu on Facebook.        The Policeman identified as Sunday Japhet had alleged that the country is being led by evil men in his August 9...... read more
Security Situation in the Country Calls for Sober Reflection – Gov Ikpeazu Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, says the current security situation in the country calls for sober reflection and concerted efforts from all in assisting the Federal and State governments in the task of protection of life and property of citizens of the country. Dr lkpeazu who stated this when leaders...... read more
Again, Boko Haram kill Four soldiers in Borno Boko Haram members reportedly killed Four Nigerian soldiers during an attack in Gubio, Borno state on Saturday August 10th.       The insurgents descended on the Nigerian Army 5 Brigade in Gubio at about 6:00 p.m. on Saturday as they prepared for Eid Mubarak. The soldiers tried to defend their terrain...... read more
DHQ panel arrests two policemen ‘who leaked operation’ to Taraba kidnap kingpin A panel set up by the Defence Headquarters to investigate the killing of three policemen and a civilian by soldiers in Taraba state has arrested two policemen. Daily Trust reports that the two policemen working at Ibi police division “were arrested for allegedly leaking information to suspected kidnap kingpin Hamisu Wadume of...... read more
PHOTOS: Investigative panel visits scene where police officers were killed by soldiers in Taraba A police investigative panel on Friday August 9, visited Ibi–Wukari road in Taraba State where some policemen sent to arrest one Alhaji Hamisu linked to series of high-profile kidnap incidents, were shot dead by soldiers.    Factnews recalls  that the Nigerian army in its statement claimed it was a case of mistaken identity as troops of the...... read more
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