ARMED FORCES REMEMBRANCE DAY: Gov Sani Bello charges Security Agencies to remain resolute to end Insecurity

Niger State Governor,Abubakar Sani Bello said the security agencies should remain resolute to end the security challenges bedeviling the country. Governor Sani Bello disclosed this at the 2022 Nigeria Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration held at the Permanent Cenotaph, Minna. He commended the men of Nigeria Armed Forces and other security agencies for protecting the lives of the people especially in dealing with insurgency and criminal elements, urging them not to relent. The governor urged them to continue to protect the integrity of the nation, promising the support of the…

Continue to Pray for Peace, Unity, Progress of the Country, Gov Sani-Bello tasks Nigerians 

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has urged the people of the State and Nigerians as a whole to continue to pray for peace, unity, and progress of the country. Governor Sani Bello disclosed this at the Special Jumma’at Prayer to commemorate this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day held at the Jumma’at Mosque Military Cantonment, Minna. The Governor who was represented by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane stressed that the sacrifices by the Military must be appreciated by all and sundry, especially the gallant efforts they…

Desist from wearing military uniform for campaign posters – Defence Hqrs warns Politicians 

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ)  has issued strong warning to some  politicians who have formed the habit of wearing military uniforms and accoutrements for electioneering campaign posters. The Nigeria Military stated that campaign posters of some Governors, dressed in military camouflage uniforms, are displayed in noticeable  areas in their respective states. “This is manifestly illegal and an abuse of the privilege of allowing civilians  wear military uniforms during military training exercises. “It is necessary to restate that the Armed Forces of Nigeria, as a professional institution, remains  apolitical and, as such, …

BREAKING: FG declares bandits as terrorist Group

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that the criminal elements operating under the cover of terror bandits have been declared as terrorists and they would be treated as such. He said he has given the security agencies a marching order to go after the criminal organization Buhari speaking during an interview with Channels TV, maintained that his Government had made progress in addressing insecurity especially in the Northeast part of the country where the dreaded Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists are in full swing. Buhari however reaffirmed that when his administration…

INSECURITY : Gov Sule convenes expanded security meeting 

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has convened the first expanded security meeting, aimed at reviewing recent security challenges in the state. The expanded security meeting held at the Government House, on Wednesday. The meeting, which was the first  in the new year, had in attendance members of the state security council, traditional rulers, as well as representatives of both Fulani and Tiv ethnic nationalities. In his welcoming remarks, Engineer Sule said the meeting became necessary in order to review recent crisis that occurred across parts of the state, with…

NEW YEAR : CDS commends Armed Forces personnel, salutes Troops in Theatres of Operations

 The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Lucky Irabor has commended personnel of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) for their outstanding performance in ensuring a safe and secure country throughout 2021. The CDS gave the commendation in the spirit of the new year celebration. Gen Irabor saluted the men and women of the Armed Forces of Nigeria for their loyalty, doggedness, endurance, courage, and gallantry in keeping the nation safe and secure. Gen Irabor said that Armed Forces of Nigeria troops have displayed uncommon resilience and courage in the…

IGP deploys  CP Oyediran Adesoye Oyeyemi to Ondo State …..  As CP Bolaji Amidu Salami proceeds on retirement

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the immediate posting of CP Oyediran Adesoye Oyeyemi to Ondo State Command as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in- charge of the State. The posting followed the retirement of CP Bolaji Amidu Salami, the erstwhile Commissioner of Police in the State, having meritoriously completed the statutory years of service in the Nigeria Police Force. The new Commissioner of Police, CP Oyediran, who was until this deployment, the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Railway Police Command, was appointed…

Gov Sani Bello moves to End Insecurity In Niger State,assents Vigilante Corps Law

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello in his efforts to contain the rising cases of insecurity in the state, has assented into Law, the Vigilante Corps Law. This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development, Chieftaincy Affairs and Internal Security, Emmanuel Umar in a press briefing in Minna at the instance of the Governor.  He explained that the numerous voluntary organisations operating in the state, with the aim of protecting their various communities necessitated the establishment of  the Vigilante Corps Law. The Commissioner further said the law…

INSECURITY: Gov Sani Bello visits communities affected by banditry activities in Mashegu …. charges residents to fish out bad eggs in their neighborhood

Following the recent banditry activities in some communities in Mashegu local government area of Niger State, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has visited the communities with a call on the people to be vigilant and observant of the activities in their neighborhood. Governor Sani Bello explained that the visit was aimed at obtaining first hand information on the incidents to enable the government restrategize and plan on how to prevent reoccurrence. “I decided to come and see what has happened, get first hand information so that we can plan how to…

Nigeria Police celebrate as ACP Simon Lough conferred with Rank of Senior Advocate Of Nigeria 

The Head of Chambers, Legal Section of the Nigeria Police Force, ACP Simon Asamber Lough has been conferred with the prestigious and covetous rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). The elevation of the Officer was on the heels of his outstanding contribution to the development of law in Nigeria, in addition to his enviable feats in the legal profession. He was sworn in today, 8th December, 2021 by the Chief Justice of Nigeria following recommendations and approval by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC). ACP Simon Lough, a Police…