No Curfew imposed in Kagara, Rafi LGA – Police

Niger State Police Command debunks a report circulating in some social media which indicated that bandits attacked military check point at Zuma Rock and that there was massive influx of bandits into Niger State via Birnin-Gwari area, the said report further stated that DPO/DSS Rafi LGA affirmed such massive movement of bandits into the State.     The Command in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer,DSP Wasiu Abiodun described the report as false, untrue and which he said only existed in the figment of the imagination of…

NAF Safety Review Board meeting begins in Lagos

In what has become a yearly routine in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), the NAF Safety Review Board (SRB) is currently sitting in Lagos with the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao as the Chairman. The meeting is usually held primarily to review safety issues in the NAF with the aim of appraising the progress made so far in furtherance of efforts to enhance safety practices. In declaring the meeting open, Air Marshal Amao stated that, bearing in mind that safety is at the core of…

Nigerian military declares Bello Turji, 18 other terror suspects wanted

The Nigerian military has declared 19 suspected terrorists wanted and placed a N5 million bounty on each of them.   The details of the 19 terrorists are contained in a poster released by the Director of Defence Information at the Defence Headquarters, Jimmy Akpor.   The information on the poster revealed that the N5 million cash reward is for anyone who could provide information that could lead to the arrest of any of the wanted terrorists.   The wanted persons are notorious bandits/terrorists that have been terrorising Katsina, Sokoto and…

COAS donates block of classrooms to Okene Community

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahaya CFR, has constructed and donated a block of four classrooms with toilets to College of Arabic and Islamic Studies (CAISO) Idoji, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State yesterday, 4 November 2022   The COAS also built principal’s office as well as renovations of a block of Assembly Hall and staff rooms. Speaking at the commissioning of the projects’ in Okene, the COAS and the Sponsor, said the gesture was part of the Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Special Intervention Projects…

Nigerian troops neutralise 7 terrorists, capture arms, ammunition in Kaduna

Nigerian troops under Operation Forest Sanity, have killed seven terrorists and captured arms and ammunition during a major operation in Kaduna.   The operation was confirmed in a statement made by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu on Sunday.   He said, “In continuation of the onslaught against terrorist groups in the North West, troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army on Operation Forest Sanity conducted clearance operation to Maidaro, Kagi Hill, Kusharki and Anguwan Madaki in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State during which…

SECURITY: NSCDC Female Squad seeks partnership with NYSC 

The Female Squad of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has requested for collaboration with the National Youth Service Corps.   It said the synergy with NYSC would specifically enable the squad to interface with the female Corps Members on intelligence gathering and personal security. The Team Leader of the squad, CSC Imonikhe Oluwakemi disclosed this when she led other members of the squad on a courtesy visit to the NYSC Director General Brigadier, General Muhammad Kaku Fadah in his office in Abuja.   The NSCDC leader said…

Community Policing: FCT Police receives 20 Brand New Operational Vehicle from FCTA  … As Minister reiterates confidence in security architecture, decries news of Insecurity threats 

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command on Thursday 27th October,2022 played beneficiaries to 20 of the 60 Operational vehicles donated to 16 security outfits within the Federal Capital Territory.   The Minister of FCT ,Mohammed Musa Bello in his goodwill message just before the vehicles were test-driven and handed over to the FCT Commissioner of police CP Babaji Sunday, noted that the donation came with a three years paid servicing schedule and is one of the several measures by the current administration to ensure that the country is safer…

IGP assures residents of adequate security, insists no imminent threats in FCT * Rolls Out Emergency Numbers

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has reiterated the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force, in concert with other security agencies, to ensure the safety of all residents within the country. The IGP emphasized this while charging all Strategic Police Managers in charge of Commands and tactical formations within the country to beef up security in their respective jurisdictions, especially in the FCT. The IGP similarly directed that all emergency numbers across the country should be activated to full capacity for a 24/7 prompt response with combatant officers…

NAF investigating alledged accidental air strikes on Civilians …. as 2022 Air Operations Seminar begins in Uyo

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has stated that a committee of officers has been instituted to compile all allegations of accidental air strikes on civilians as well as review the circumstances leading to such strikes.     This, according to him, was with a view to proffering far-reaching measures that would mitigate future incidences of collateral damages on civilians during Nigerian Air Force (NAF) operations. Air Marshal Amao stated this today, 27 October 2022 at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Air Operations Seminar…

We”ll review US Security Advisory, strengthen structures for proactiveness – Police assures

The Nigeria Police Force has reassured Nigerians and all other residents and visitors in the country that it will effectively review the United States of America Embassy in Abuja’s security advisory which was issued, widely circulated, and published by the media on October 23rd, 2022, indicating an elevated risk of terror attacks in the country, particularly in the capital city of Abuja.   Nigeria Police Force in a release signed by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi,Force Public Relations Officer said a review of the advisory became necessary due to the fact that…