IG stirs up the police as 14 AIGs, 26 CPs gets deployed

The Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, has ordered the posting and redeployment of 40 senior police officers comprising 14 Assistant Inspectors General of Police and 26 Commissioners of Police to various commands and formations in the country. The Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Thursday, said the postings and redeployments […]

I’ll rather die than allow bandits take over Yankari reserve – Bauchi gov

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has lamented the activities of bandits at the Yankari Game Reserve and Safari, vowing that he would rather die than allow bandits to take over the tourist site. Mohammed, who made the vow in a speech at the launching of the 2023 Tree Planting Campaign held on Thursday at […]

The Politics of Nnewi security by Prince Onwa Nwafor Orizu

The Politics of Nnewi security by Prince Onwa Nwafor Orizu

It is a fact that the state of security in Nnewi in particular and Nigeria in general has become unbearable for the entire population. The government at every level had struggled over the past couple of years to restore sanity through several means, but to no avail. The consequences of this ugly trend have destroyed […]

Insecurity: Troops kill 23 terrorists, arrest 137 criminals

The Defence Headquarters has said troops in various operations across the country killed no fewer than 23 terrorists and arrested 137 criminals. The arrested criminals consist of five kidnappers; 22 oil thieves; one informant among others. The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen Edward Buba, in a statement on Friday, said the operations were conducted […]

Heatwave: Firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal

Heatwave: Firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal

Firefighters in Portugal are battling to contain wildfires engulfing thousands of hectares amid soaring temperatures. Around 800 personnel attended a fire near the southern town of Odemira overnight on Monday, with more than 1,400 people having to evacuate. At least nine firefighters have been injured tackling the fires. Temperatures in excess of 40C (104F) are […]

Coup: Niger closes airspace as it refuses to reinstate president

Niger closed its airspace on Sunday until further notice, citing the threat of military intervention from the West African regional bloc after coup leaders rejected a deadline to reinstate the country’s ousted president. Earlier, thousands of junta supporters flocked to a stadium in Niamey, the capital, cheering the decision not to cave in to external […]

Insecurity: South-East leaders meet over rising issues in the region

The Imo State Governor and Chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum, His Excellency, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma yesterday hosted South-East Leaders to discuss and identify issues of concern in the region like insecurity and other related matters. In his address, Governor Uzodimma disclosed that all Igbo leaders and Stakeholders are on the same page to […]

Police establish Special Intervention Squad for internal security 

Man arrests woman, his wife for squandering N5 million in 3 months

The Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, PhD, NPM, received the much-anticipated committee report on the repositioning of the Police Mobile Force to strengthen internal security with the establishment of the Special Intervention Squad (SIS) today 10th July, 2023, from the Chairman of the Committee and Deputy Inspector General of Police in […]