Thursday, 22 June 2017

Kidnappers Write Another Lagos School, Vow To Kidnap Pupils

There is palpable fear at the Lagos State Model College, Kankon, Badagry, as kidnappers have written a letter threatening to abduct some pupils and staff members of the school.

Monday, 19 June 2017

Cybercrime: Nigerian Hackers Steal $3 Billion Worldwide, Says The FBI

Nigerian hackers and cyber criminals are being accused of masterminding a grand theft of information and money running into billions of dollars, worldwide. According to experts, the Nigerians are able to carry out the heist by sending phishing emails to commercial organizations and industrial enterprises, which they later steal dry. 

Boko Haram: Suicide Bombers Kill 16 Near Maiduguri, Borno State, NE Nigeria 

Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - At least 16 people were killed in suicide bomb attacks near a camp for those made homeless by Boko Haram violence in northeast Nigeria, emergency services said on Monday.

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Gunmen Kidnap Lecturer, 3 Students in Kaduna State, North-Central Nigeria

The spate of inceesant kidnappings in Kaduna State, North-Central Nigeria took another dimension, yesterday, as three students and a lecturer of  School of Midwifery, Tudun Wada, were abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.

Nigeria's Narcotics Agency Seizes N225 Trillion Cocaine, Heroin at Lagos Seaports

Chairman of Nigeria's narcotics agency - the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah said the Agency has seized over 15,064kg of cocaine and heroin worth 225 trillion naira at the Tin-Can and Apapa Ports.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Nigeria Sees a Surge in Separatist Sentiment

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is calling for unity in Nigeria amidst separatist calls and mounting ethnic tensions. Nigeria's government is calling for national unity after southerners were given an ultimatum to leave the country's north, triggering renewed calls for independence elsewhere.
Recall that the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum last week said Igbos living in the mainly Muslim north should go back to the largely Christian south by October 1.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Nigeria National Crime Statistics: Abuja, Lagos Record Highest Crime Rate in 2016 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said that the FCT and Lagos State reported a total of 58,566 crime cases in 2016.The NBS stated this in a Crime Statistics: Reported by Type and State in 2016 and posted on the bureau’s website on Tuesday in Abuja.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Militant Group New Delta Avengers Vows To Resume Attacks On Oil Installations

A militant group, New Delta Avengers, has vowed to resume disruption of oil exploration activities in Delta State. The militants declared “Operation Cripple Oil and Gas Production’ saying they would use any means available to achieve their aim.

Gunmen Simultaneously Kidnap 20 People Along Abuja-Kaduna Road

Not less than 20 people were abducted by gunmen along Abuja- Kaduna expressway on Wednesday.

Biafra: Northern Groups Insists on Ultimatum Given To Ndigbo To Leave The North

A Coalition of Northern groups, tagged ‘Kaduna Declaration’ has insisted that the Federal Government of Nigeria should as a matter of urgency, initiate the process for a peaceful referendum to allow the Igbos go their way.

Scores Killed as Boko Haram Launches Coordinated Attacks on Maiduguri, Borno State

Not less than ten persons have been confirmed dead and as much as 40 injured as Boko Haram suicide bombers staged multiple attacks targeting mosques where Muslim worshippers were praying on Wednesday night, witnesses said.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

National Security: President Buhari’s Excuse for Disobeying Court Orders? - Dr Perry Brimah

The President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has said through the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, that several court orders disobeyed by the administration so far “were in national security interest.”

Reforming Nigeria Police for Efficiency - Punch Editorial

Rising insecurity across the country in recent times and the response of the Nigeria Police require a thorough review and overhaul of the security system.

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Boko Haram Insurgents Kill 21 People in Villages Near Chibok, Borno State

Suspected Boko Haram militants have attacked villages near Chibok in Borno State, leaving at least 21 people dead.

Saturday, 3 June 2017