Tuesday, 21 November 2017

BREAKING: Teenage Suicide Bomber Kills 30 in Mubi, Adamawa State, NE Nigeria

A suicide attack by a teenage boy after early morning prayers at a Mosque has claimed the lives of at least 30 persons in Mubi, Adamawa State, Norheast Nigeria.

Monday, 20 November 2017

Human Trafficking, Illegal Migration, Threat to National Security — Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has described human trafficking and illegal migration by some Nigerians as threat to national security that required urgent response.

Cybersecurity Collaboration is Key to Dark Web Deterrent

When the NotPetya cyber attack struck in June, taking the radiation monitoring system at Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant briefly offline and causing massive disruption to global companies such as WPP and Maersk, security experts braced for a wave of attacks.

Maritime Security: Nigerian Navy Establishes Maritime Safety Information Portal

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Thursday inaugurated the Maritime Safety Information(MSI) portal and Data Centre to boost marine security in the country’s waterways.

Terrorism Financing, Money Laundering: GIABA Backs Freezing of Bank Accounts Without BVN

The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa, GIABA, on Thursday, said it was in support of bid by the Federal Government of Nigeria to freeze all bank accounts without a Bank Verification Number, BVN.

Hospital Director, 2 Others Kidnapped in Ebonyi, Southeast Nigeria Freed

A medical doctor who was kidnapped on Thursday has been released. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the Chief Medical Director of the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Emeka Ogah, was kidnapped by armed persons at Ajaokuta axis of Kogi-Lokoja Highway.

UK Sues for Political Solution to Niger Delta Crisis

The United Kingdom (UK) has emphasised the need for a political solution to the crisis in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Niger Delta Militant Group Threatens To Attack Oil Giant Shell Facilities

Supreme Egbesu Tigers of Africa, a militant group in the Niger Delta region, yesterday, threatened to attack oil and gas facilities belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, for allegedly neglecting the local content law in the state.

Global Terrorism Index Says Nigeria Remains 3rd Most Terrorised Nation

A global report released yesterday by the Global Terrorism Index, GTI, says Nigeria remains one of the three most terrorised nations in the world.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Nnamdi Kanu Sacked As IPOB Leader, Director of Radio Biafra

The international media arm of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Radio Biafra, has resumed operations.

Unscrupulous Personnel in Nigeria Security Services Sell Arms To Criminals, Says DSS

Some bad eggs in the armed forces and security agencies are selling arms and worsening the country’s security challenges, Department of State Services (DSS) Director of Operations Godwin  Eteng has said. 

Vigilantism is Booming in Nigeria – With Official Support

Concerns about safety and security are substantial in Nigeria. Here, crime is high and the police are considered corrupt and inefficient. The structure of law enforcement does not help. Police are run at the federal level despite long-standing calls for state forces. Given that Nigeria has many diverse languages, cultural practices and terrain, the centralised police face many difficulties.

Niger Delta Avengers Extend Ceasefire

Concerned Nigerians can heave a temporary sigh of relief with the decision of the dreaded Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to suspend its plan to renew attacks on the nation’s oil installations in the oil-rich region.

Six Foreign Crewmen Kidnapped Off Nigeria Coast Freed

Six crew members of a cargo ship kidnapped last month off the coast of Nigeria’s Port Harcourt have been freed, their German employer said Sunday.

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Lagos State Security Trust Fund Seeks Partnership With Private Security Firms

The Lagos State Security Trust Fund has asked private security companies and corporate organisations to partner the government in securing lives and property in the state.