INTERNAL SECURITY: IGP flags-off Operation Puff Adder II  ….   Says operation targeted at reclaiming public space from criminals

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu on Monday, 15th February, 2021 flagged-off a reinvigorated special security action plan, code named ‘Operation Puff Adder II ’ to reinforce the ongoing fight against banditry, kidnapping, armed robbery and other violent crimes in the country.   The new special operation, which will be intelligence-led and community-driven, will be executed in sustained collaboration with the Armed Forces, the Intelligence Community and other sister security agencies. It is aimed at re-dominating and reclaiming the public space from criminals that are bent on threatening the internal…

Illegal miners are criminals undermining Nigeria’s sovereignty – Lawan 

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said foreigners and anyone involved in the illegal mining of solid minerals in the country are engaged in criminal enterprise that undermines the sovereignty of the Nigerian State. Lawan stated this in his remarks after the Senate considered a report of the Roundtable Discussion on the Need for Continuous Implementation of Policy Reforms for the Diversification of the Nigerian Economy through the Solid Minerals Sector. The report was put together by the Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, Mines, Steel Development and Metallurgy, Chaired…

Stay Away From Kogi, Gov Bello Warns Criminals

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has warned criminal elements within and outside Kogi State to stay off crime and embrace meaningful endeavours. The Governor gave the warning in Okene during the parade of suspected criminals by the Nigerian Police Force, Kogi State Command.         The Governor advised the people in the area and Nigeria at large to embrace meaningful and diligent business instead of taken to crime. He said his government will spend the last kobo to guarantee safety of life and property of all citizens and…