Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Tweet Chat: Awareness And Solutions To Child Abduction, Missing Kids (Persons) In Nigeria

 Date: 15th September, 2017; Venue: Twittersphere; Time: 3PM; Event: ‘’Locate’’ (, a crowdsourcing and social entrepreneurial Cause that leverages on innovative technology, social media to create awareness about child abduction, missing kids (persons) and also makes it easy for citizens to report and track missing persons, had a Tweet Chat with Mr. Don Okereke, security analyst, consultant, writer and publisher of aimed at creating awareness and proffering solutions to the increasing menace of child abduction, missing kids in Nigeria.

IPOB: Air force Deploys Fighter Jets To Southeast Nigeria For Operation Python Dance II

The Nigerian Air Force has joined the Operation Python Dance II campaign in the Southeast by deploying its air assets in support of the ground troops.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Suspected Kidnappers Kill 2 Expats, Police Escort in Kogi, North Central Nigeria

Two expatriates working with the West African Ceramics, Ajaokuta have been reportedly killed by suspected kidnappers along Ajaokuta-Lokoja road in Kogi State, north central Nigeria.

Friday, 15 September 2017

Report Corruption, Extortion By Policemen In Lagos State With These Dedicated Phone Numbers

Habitual demand for money for "stationery" and for bail by policemen has prompted the new Commissioner of Police, Lagos State CP Edgal Imohinmi to create a special unit known as “Citizen Complaint Hot Centre” with 10 dedicated phone lines.

Biafra: President Buhari Must Meet Nnamdi Kanu, Says Obasanjo

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari must meet with Biafran secessionist leader Nnamdi Kanu before violence between the army and separatists escalates into a full-blown conflict, according to Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Thursday, 14 September 2017

BREAKING: Major Gen Ugbo, 7 Others killed As Conflict Breaks Out in Benue Community

No fewer that eight persons, including one Major General Lawrence Ugbo have been killed and several others injured in Ugboju district, Otukpo LGA of Benue State.

Monday, 11 September 2017

Breaking: Nigeria Customs Uncovers 1,100 Illegal Firearms Imported Into Nigeria

Nigerian Customs Operatives attached to the Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NIS  have smashed a syndicate that specialised in smuggling weapons into the country,  discovering 1,100  pump action riffles loaded  in a 20 foot container.

Sunday, 10 September 2017

Groom, Bride, 3 Others Kidnapped In Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria

A groom, Mr. Moses Yakubu, and his bride were kidnapped on Sunday by daredevil gunmen at Akunnu-Akoko in Ondo North East Local Government Area of Ondo state few hours to their engagement.

Marginalization, Perceived Abuse of Power Pushing Africa’s Youth To Violent Extremism - UN Study

Deprivation, marginalization and perceived state violence or abuse of power are pushing young Africans into the clutches of violent extremism, a groundbreaking study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reveals.

United States Pledges To Support Nigerian Naval Operations

Top brass naval officials from the United States have pledged unflinching support for Nigeria’s Navy in order to enhance Nigerian naval operations.

Security Alert! Nigerian Airports: Kidnappers Latest Hunting Grounds

It may not be a common thing now, but kidnappers are now looking towards the nation’s airports to target people who may give them higher dividends in terms of ransom. SOLA ADEKOLA writes on this emerging trend, even as concerned authorities are making efforts to nip it in the bud.

Insurgency: Victim Support Fund Commences Reconstruction, Rehabilitation of Damaged Public Infrastructure in Adamawa, NE Nigeria

The Victims Support Fund on Saturday commenced the reconstruction and rehabilitation of public structures damaged by insurgents in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa, northeast Nigeria.

Friday, 8 September 2017

Biafra Agitation: Nigerian Army Set To Launch Operation Python Dance 2 In The South East

The Nigerian Army, Friday, said it would commence its second phase of Exercise PYTHON DANCE, tagged Python Dance II, otherwise known as EGWU EKE II, in the South Eastern part of Nigeria, comprising states such as Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo, from Friday 15 September to Saturday 14 October 2017.

Gunmen Invade Lagos Catholic Church, Shoot Priest

Three gunmen posing as worshippers on Friday invaded St. Thomas’ Catholic Church, Onilekere, Ikeja, Lagos and shot the Parish Priest, Rev. Daniel Nwankwo, at close range.

Nigeria Police Launches Mobile App To Report Kidnapping, Volent Crimes

The Nigeria Police Force has inaugurated an innovative mobile app, iPolice-Hawk Eye Crime Reporting System to curb kidnapping and other violent crimes.