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Insecurity: Saraki tasks PSC on Police professionalism, commitment …Says Senate will fastrack passage of Police Academy Bill

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, urged the Police Service Commission (PSC), to work to ensure a return to “professionalism and commitment” by men of the Nigeria Police Force, in view of the disturbing security crisis in some parts of the country. Saraki, who made the …

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Peace Corps: Group drags IGP Idris, AGF before Reps for disobeying court orders

Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Justice and Equity (Coalition-JE), an umbrella body of different indigenous Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the country, has petitioned the House of Representatives, over what it described as “total disregard of court judgements” by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris. Hon. Rita Orji, …

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Bayelsa Govt committed to zero tolerance to crime, criminality, ..as state security outfit arrests 8,500 suspects in six years

Over 8,500 suspects have been arrested in the last six years for various criminal offences by the Bayelsa State Security outfit code-named, Operation Doo Akpor, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Security Matters, Chief Boma Spero-Jack, has said. According to him, the feat was achieved in collaboration with the …

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NAF neutralises insurgents, provides air support for capture of their locations; Holds first quarter route march

Stories by Yahaya Isah The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), said on Saturday that its fighter aircraft has successfully neutralised several insurgents who were poised to interfere with ongoing operations in the Sambisa general area. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed this in a …

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Presidency raises alarm over influx of foreign terrorists into Benue, other states

By Ismaila Chafe Security service organizations including the Department of State Service (DSS) have identified an Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) network operating within some North Central and South-South sections of the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this information is contained in a security report …

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Armed herdsmen pose security threat; Continued bloodletting must be stopped immediately, Nigerians in Diaspora tell FG

By Prudence Arobani The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA) has urged the Federal Government to check the activities of armed herdsmen in Nigeria, saying they pose security threat to the country. NIDOA, in a statement by Mrs Patience Key, Chairperson of NIDO USA and Dr George Nwogu, Public Relations …

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