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Police begin recruitment of constables

The Nigeria Police Force has called for applications from suitable qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Force as Police Constable (Recruits). A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba yesterday stressed that applicants must have a passion for the Force. According to the statement, applicants must satisfy the following requirements: be Nigerians by...

Fulani Herdsmen Kill 20 in Kaduna Communities

Twenty people have been reportedly killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen following an attack on Chibuak and Kigudu II communities in Kauru Local Government Area, Kaduna state. Apart from those killed in the two communities, THISDAY learnt that some of the villagers are missing. The two villages were said to have been attacked consecutively, on Thursday and...

Insecurity: Group Seeks God’s Intervention in Nigeria

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Global Social Mobilisation Foundation, has organised a special prayer summit to seek God’s intervention in the rise of violent crimes across the country. The foundation’s National President, Chaplain John Lawal Isyaku-Guga who organised the prayer summit in Danja Local Government Area of Katsina State, with the theme ‘Prayer of Patriotic Nigerians’, stressed...

Rampancy of hacking on Facebook

Sir: Social media did not have much attraction for me throughout the time I was preoccupied with doing my duty in the mass media. But my foray into the Facebook, late in November 2017, proved to be most explosive. Within six months I had garnered ,5000 friends. This popularity was at huge price. Account hackers...

Report paints grim picture of gang violence in Rivers State

In the last few decades, Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta has had to battle many problems: damaged environment, lax security that made militancy and kidnapping thriving businesses for a select few, dwindling livelihood occasioned by oil spillages, and bad governance. While militancy – mostly attacks on oil installations and oil workers – has taken the back...

Troops eliminate bandits, arrest kidnap kingpin in Taraba, Benue

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have eliminated four-armed militia men at Rafin Kada in Wukari Local Government Area and Yojaa in Donga Local Government Area of Taraba. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said the troops operated under the Operation Accord. Enenche said the troops at...

Brace Up to Defeat Bandits, Buratai Tells Soldiers

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has challenged troops in the North-west theatre of operation to brace up for the final defeat of bandits and kidnappers terrorising the region, saying there is no excuse for failure. This is coming as the Emir of Katsina, Dr. Abdulmumini Usman, has called for the...

Insecurity in N’ west will Be over Soon, Says Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Sunday said that the lingering banditry and other heinous crimes orchestrated by bandits in the North-west will soon be over. He said the Nigerian Army and other security agencies would remain resolute in protecting the territorial integrity of the region and the country in general. Buratai,...

Masari: ‘Amotekun’ styled security arrangement can’t work in North West

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has voiced his apprehension over the workability of the Amotekun styled security arrangement in the North West because according to him it is difficult to replicate a uniformed security arrangement such as obtainable in the south west ,in the region, adding that security is a ‘’federal responsibility’’,...

Northern governors, security heads meet over Insecurity

Governors of the 19 northern states have met with security heads, led by the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd), to deliberate on the escalation of security security failure in the region. It would be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had last week ordered the security heads, including the service chiefs, to...

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