IGP appoints ACP Augustine Moses Jagaba Director Peacekeeping

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has lauded the distinguished selfless services rendered by members of the Nigeria Police Force contingent to peacekeeping operations on the African Continent and around the world aimed at deescalating violence in war-torn countries and ensuring peaceful coexistence among members of troubled nations.   In a bid to add more pep and advance the NPF’s drive for enhanced and improved participation in peacekeeping and peacebuilding operations, the Inspector-General of Police recently appointed Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Augustine Moses Jagaba as Director in…

Nigerian Army warns Nigerians to desist from posting images of bandits attack    …. as GOC relocates to Shiroro after attack on Troops

The Nigerian Army NA has reacted to some clips of the Nigerian troops who lost their lives in a fierce battle against terrorists in Shiroro LGA of Niger state.The clips making rounds, surfaced on various social media platforms.   The Army authority in a release signed by Director Army Public Relations,Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu,urged Nigerians to exercise some restraint in posting images of such occurrence, mindful that Nigerians who may have lost their breadwinners deserved to be properly notified and not to get such information via the social media.  …

Akeredolu orders Compulsory Installation, use of CCTV devices in public, private institutions

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Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has signed an Executive Order for the compulsory installation and use of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) devices in all public and private institutions in the state.   The order became imperative in the light of the increased spate of insecurity in the country and the need to ensure security of lives and properties in all public and private institutions and centres throughout the state.   According to a statement signed by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor,Richard Olatunde,the executive order shall be enforced…

Defence Advisers pay working visit to N’djamena Chad.lauds Multi National Joint Task Force 

Defence Advisers from Seventeen (17) countries accredited to Nigeria have paid a working visit to the Headquarters Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Njamena Chad on Wednesday 23 June 2022 , they arrived Chad on board a Nigerian Airforce Aircraft. The Defence Advisers were from Uganda, Zambia, Gambia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, China, Cote D’Ivoire, France, India, Morocco, Poland, Sierra Leone, South Korea, Ukraine, Denmark, and Algeria. The visit was basically to have an on the spot assessment of the operational activities of the MNJTF in the Lake Chad region.…

Senate alerts military on terrorists’ enclaves in Kwara, Niger States 

The Senate has identified terrorists’ enclaves in communities within three local government areas of Kwara and Niger States, respectively.   Accordingly, the chamber, on Tuesday, urged the Military to carry out a comprehensive onslaught of bandits and criminal elements within Kainji Lake National Park and the identified communities.   The names of communities given by the chamber include Kaiama, Karonzi-Yashikira in Baruten local government, and Wawa and Babanna areas in Niger State.   These formed part of resolutions reached by the Senate after it considered a motion on the “worsening…

NAF sponsors 3 Golf Pros for training in Botswana 

In furtherance of its efforts aimed at developing and improving sporting activities in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), 3 Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) of the ranks of Flight Sergeant (FS) and Corporal (Cpl) are currently attending a 3-week Train-the-Trainer Practical Golf Coaching and Golf Course Maintenance course at Excel Golf Ltd Development Company in Gaborone, Botswana.   The Three NAF personnel who are members of Professional Golfers Association of Nigeria (PGAN) are Flight Sergeant Pam Gyang, Corporal Abdalla Godfrey and Corporal Pam Felix. At the end of the course which is…

CDS hosts Senegalese Defence Institute participants, says AFN operations guided by extant laws

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has reaffirmed that the operations and activities of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) have been guided by extant laws, rules of engagements and standard operating procedures.   The CDS made this known Tuesday 21 June 2022 during the visit of the participants of Promotion Staff Course 4 of the Institute of Defence, Senegal to Defence Headquarters, (DHQ) Abuja who were on a study tour to Nigeria.   The CDS who was represented by the Chief of Defence Civil Military Cooperation,…

EKITI GUBER POLL: Security Agencies assure NYSC adequate security of Corps Members

The General Officer Commanding, 2 Div Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Major General GU Chibuisi, the Lagos State Director, Department of State Services (DSS), Sheikh Waziri and the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr Kokumo Babatunde Johnson have all promised adequate security for the Corps Members that would serve as electoral officers during the Ekiti State Governorship Election scheduled for tomorrow.   They stated this today in Ado Ekiti when the NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah paid them separate courtesy visits ahead of the election. The GOC described the…

NHRC reaffirms Govt’s obligation to protect  military personnel,citizens from attacks by armed groups

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reiterated the obligation of the federal government to protect the lives of both the military personnel and other citizens under its jurisdiction from attacks by armed groups. The Chairperson Governing Council of the Commission, Dr. Salamatu Suleiman who stated this in Abuja at a Colloquium on Human Rights in Counter Insurgency Operation in Nigeria observed the protection of lives of military personnel and citizens was imperative given the increased insurgency and counter-insurgency operations in some parts of the country. Speaking during her opening…

Niger Police disburses over N60million to families of deceased Policemen 

The Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command, CP Monday Bala Kuryas, on 6th June, 2022 presented cheques amounting to Sixty-four million, Seven Hundred and Fifteen thousand, Six Hundred and Thirty Naira, Eighty-four kobo (#64,715,630.84k) to thirty different families of police personnel who died in active service in the Command between the year 2020/2021.The cheques was presented on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman.   This welfare gesture is an initiative of the Inspector General of Police “Group Life Assurance” geared towards improving the lives and…