President Buhari arrived Dakar, Senegal ahead of the 3rd edition of the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa. He was received by the President of Senegal, Macky Sall.
President Buhari arrived Dakar, Senegal ahead of the 3rd edition of the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa. He was received by the President of Senegal, Macky
Reports reaching from Buhari’s special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, stated Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari will, today, leave for Dakar, Senegal to attend the Third International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa holding today and tomorrow.
Adesina said in a statement that the forum, with the theme: “Africa and its Security Challenges: Perspectives for Effective Solutions”, is convened by President Macky Sall of Senegal, with support from the African Union (UN) to discuss security-related challenges on the continent”
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting centred on security situations in the state.
About 40 persons were recently abducted by gunmen in Maru Local Government Area of the state.
Speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Yari disclosed that those abducted have been rescued and reunited with their families.
He said: “As you are aware, some villages in Zamfara State have been under attacks […]
According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission failed at the Federal High Court, Abuja in its bid to stop the court from granting bails to an aide of the former National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Mohammad Sambo Dasuki, and security consultants who were accused of corruption by the Federal Government.
The EFCC lawyer, Ofem Uket, had made frantic moves to stop Justice Gabriel Kolawole from admitting the defendants to bail on the ground that they would escape justice by […]
The Police will unleash a massive security cordon around Ondo State, comprising 26,000 personnel, three helicopters, 12 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) and 20 gunboats, from Friday – 24 hours to the governorship election and on Election Day.
Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris told a stakeholders’ meeting in Akure, the state capital, yesterday that each polling unit will be manned by five policemen, besides others from sister security agencies.
Movement will be restricted from midnight on Friday, he said, adding that security men attached to political office holders and […]
The Senior Pastor of the Word of Life Church Warri, Ayo Oritsejafor and his wife Helen are pictured arriving at an event over the weekend, surrounded by a large security detail.
The Senior Pastor of the Word of Life Church Warri, Ayo Oritsejafor and his wife Helen are pictured arriving at an event over the weekend, surrounded by a large security
It was gathered that the General Officer Commanding, 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Ebenezer Oyefolu, on Saturday promised to enhance the security of lives and property within the division’s area of responsibility.
According to a statement issued by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Lieutenant Colonel Kingsley Samuel, in Lagos, the GOC said his watchword was work hard and pray hard.
The statement said: “The GOC who just assumed duty as the 81 Division Commander, said with God on […]
Dr. Bege Katuka, the Interim Management Committee Chairman (IMC) in Jema’a local government area of Kaduna State, has reiterated his council’s readiness to stem the security challenges bedeviling the area.
Speaking at a town hall meeting on the need for security in the area, the Chairman gave the assurance while noting that the crises which started in Ninte community between a Fulani herdsman and a native farmer, could have been avoided through communal effort without government interference if only the people had been patient […]
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, has urged personnel of the Nigerian Air Force to be more vigilant as the year comes to an end due to increase in crime rate and other heinous activities.
Abubakar, who was represented by Air Vice Marshal Ahmed Iya, the NAF Director of Training and Operations, gave the charge shortly after the fourth quarter route march for officers and men of the force in Mogadishu Cantonement Abuja.
He said the physical fitness exercise […]
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has commended security agencies over the release of 90-year-old Sheik Abdulazeez Yusuf an Islamic cleric, kidnapped on Wednesday.
A statement issued on Saturday in Jos by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicly, Mr Dan Manjang, said the governor equally lauded efforts of organisations and individuals who aided the release of the cleric.
“I am happy that the 90 year-old cleric has been released and has since been in the warm embrace of his family and in […]
Police in Delta state have arrested 28 suspected teenage cultists operating in some public secondary schools in Asaba, the Delta state capital.
CP Zanna Ibrahim, Delta State Police Commissioner, confirmed this on Saturday in Asaba.
He said that the teenage secret cult group was known as the “Future Trigger Boys’’ (FTB).
The CP said the suspected cultists, aged between 13 and 16 years old, were rounded up during school hours, following intelligence reports from members of the public.
“These are children, who were sent […]