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Man swims third mainland bridge lagoon to Raise Mental Health Awareness campaign

Nigerian swimming coach Akinrodoye Dare, also known as Coach Dreh, reportedly to have swam the entire 11.8 kilometers of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos on Saturday. Coach Dreh was said to have completed the challenge in two hours and 33 minutes and fifty seconds, to raise awareness about mental health issues, particularly suicide, and […]

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Armed Forces Day: Nigerian Legion tasks FG on need to recruit more soldiers to combat insecurity 

The Nigerian Legion has called on the federal government to recruit more soldiers in order to record more success in the fight against insecurity across the country. This is just as Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde called on residents of the state to always cooperate with the security agencies and to also keep them informed […]

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How EFCC Brings Emefiele To Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has finally produced the former Governor of the Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele, in court for the hearing of his bail application. Emefiele has been in the custody of Security agencies for over 149 days. Last week, Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court ordered that […]

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Police Commander Found De@d In Hotel Room In JosI’m

A Superintendent of Police, Nahun Gwadi Eli, has died in his hotel room in Jos, the Plateau State capital. The body of the officer was found on the floor beside his bed after concerned officers broke down his hotel room on October 23, 2023.  Until his death, Eli was the Commander of A/O SWAT, Plateau […]

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Army Undergoing Vigorous Operational/Administrative Transformation, Don’t be left behind – COAS tells troops. 

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja has disclosed that the Nigerian Army (NA) is currently undergoing vigorous and operational, administrative and structural transformation to shore up its capabilities and efficiency in confronting emerging security challenges. The COAS made the revelation when he addressed troops  at the Headquarters 2 Division, Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, […]

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Makinde, IGP set roadmap for effective policing

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and the acting Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, have posited that effective policing requires muti-faceted approach due to the myriads of security challenges currently confronting the nation. Makinde, while recieving the IGP, who was on a courtesy visit to his office on Tuesday at the Executive Council Chambers, Secretariat, […]

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We’ll end kidnapping, assassinations in South-East – Army Chief, Lagbaja

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Taoreed Lagbaja has assured people of the South-East that insecurity would soon be a thing of the past. Lagbaja said the Nigerian Army, in collaboration with other security agencies, will work round the clock to put an end to kidnappings, banditry and assassination in the South-East. He gave the […]

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NO ROOM FOR VIOLENT PROTESTS IN NIGERIA – IGP

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, is deeply concerned about recent developments regarding planned nationwide protests by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC). While being mindful of the right to peaceful protest, as enshrined in our Constitution, the IGP urges all parties involved to ensure that […]

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Photostory:Heavy Police Presence Following Clash Between Hoodlums In Lagos

There is currently a heavy police presence in the Magodo Isheri area of Lagos State after hoodlums enforcing a court judgement clashed on Tuesday. During the clash, the hoodlums, who were armed with weapons, engaged themselves in a free for all, creating tension that sent shivers down the spines of landlords, residents and business owners […]

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Police Recover Three AK-47 Rifles, Others In Bauchi.

Security Agency in Bauchi State have uncovered an armoury belonging to suspected kidnappers in the Tudun Wada area of Liman Katagum and recovered three AK-47 rifles. They also recovered one LAR rifle, 49 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, nine AK-47 magazines, one pair of army camouflage jackets and one pair of police camouflage trousers. The command’s […]

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Kidnappers Detain Family Member Of Abducted Osun Farmers After Dropping Ransom,Demand Additional N24m

Family members of kidnapped Osun farmers, who went to deliver the ransom for their release, have been detained. The victims, Samuel Oladotun and Tobiloba Fashola, were abducted while returning from the farm at the Oke-Osun area in Ileogbo, headquarters of Ayedire local government on Wednesday evening, January 11, 2023. The abductors initially demanded N10 million ransom before they […]

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Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Makinde Admonishes Security Agencies On Political Neutrality

…pledges continuous support Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Sunday, admonished the security agencies in the country to remain professional and neutral in the coming elections, saying that politics will go but the country will remain.The governor stated this at the grand finale of the 2023 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, held at the Remembrance Arcade, […]

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DSS Director’s Wife Orders Arrest Of Kano Governorship Candidate

Dramatic scene played out at the VIP lounge gate of the Aminu Kano International Airport on Sunday night January 8, as the Department of State Services arrested Kano State governorship candidate of the New Nigerian Peoples Party, Abba Yusuf, on orders of the agency’s Director-General’s wife, Punch reports. Aisha Bichi reportedly ordered the arrest of […]

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Police Raid Baby Factories Rescue Pregnant Teenagers And Woman In Rivers

Rivers State Police Command has busted a child trafficking ring and arrested four suspects in Igwuruta and Omagwa, Obio/Akpor and Ikwerre Local Government Areas of the state. Spokesperson of the command, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, who disclosed this in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, January 10, said 10 pregnant women and teenagers were rescued […]

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Security Agency Arrest Prime Suspect In Viral Video Of Girls Beating Their Friend Over A Man

Nigerian Police has arrested the prime suspect in the viral video in which a teenage girl identified as Pretty Nicloe, was filmed being beaten by her friends over a man in Uganda.  In the video which has gone viral on social media, one of the three girls is seen quizzing Nicole and accusing her of sleeping […]

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Protect Bank Information, Security Agency Urge Public

The Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) has urged the public to protect their bank details, to prevent being victims of cybercrime. The PSFU spokesperson, SP. Eyitayo Johnson, made the call while speaking with the Newsmen on Monday in Lagos. He said that the unit had been raising awareness on the increasing rate of cyber fraud […]

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Read How Oyo Lawmaker’s Hooligans Attack Journalist, Threaten To Waste Him

Some political thugs who are loyal to the lawmaker representing Ibadan North State Constituency II in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Honourable Adebayo Babajide Gabriel, on Saturday morning attacked a journalist along Sango-Poly Road in Ibadan. According to the attacked journalist, Mr. Oladapo Ibikunle, who is the Chairman of the Oyo State House of […]

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Rise Up Take Up Arms And Defend Yourselves Against Bandits – Bauchi Governor Says

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has charged the residents of villages surrounding Duguri District of Alkaleri Local Government Area to rise up, take up arms and defend themselves against bandits. It was gathered that armed bandits have so far k!lled 20 people and wounded several others in villages in the areas.  Recall that a few weeks ago, […]

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Photostory: NAF Rescues Seven Chinese Men In Kaduna.

The Special Force of the Nigerian Air Force has rescued seven Chinese nationals taken hostage by terrorists in Kaduna State. It was reported that the victims had been kidnapped since June from a neighbouring state. The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan on Saturday said the Special Forces under the […]

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Breaking:Unknown gunmen kidnap Medical Doctor in Benue

Medical Director of Hope Clinic and Maternity Home, Zaki Biam, Ukum Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue state, Dr. Alex Igyemwase has been reportedly kidnapped by unknown armed men. News record that Dr. Igyemwase was abducted Tuesday night from his residence opposite NKST secondary School Zaki-Biam at about 8pm. The armed men were said to […]

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