Insecurity: Allow ‘Responsible Nigerians’ Carry AK47, Others, Ortom Advises Government

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has urged the Nigerian government to grant licences to responsible citizens to carry sophisticated weapons such as AK47 as part of measures to curb the rise in insecurity in the country. The governor said that the policy should be backed by a strict legal framework to prevent illegal possession of arms by the citizenry without exception. This and others were … Continue reading Insecurity: Allow ‘Responsible Nigerians’ Carry AK47, Others, Ortom Advises Government

Insurgency: Buhari Commissions 114 Medical Officers Into Air Force

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commissioned 114 medical officers into the Nigerian Air Force, to boost the nation’s fight against insecurity occasioned by insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling. By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna Highlights President Buhari says government is doing so much to end killings The officers among whom were two consultants, 10 medical doctors, four pharmacists, 18 nurses, two veterinary doctors and two biomedical … Continue reading Insurgency: Buhari Commissions 114 Medical Officers Into Air Force

Military Speaks On Alleged Al-Qaeda and ISIS Inroad In Nigeria

The Defence Headquarters has allayed fears of Nigerians over alleged plans by Al-Qaeda and ISIS to make an inroad into Southern Nigeria and penetrate the north-western part of the country. Agency Report The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, John Enenche, a major general, while answering questions from journalists at the updates briefing on military operations across the country on Thursday in Abuja, said there was nothing … Continue reading Military Speaks On Alleged Al-Qaeda and ISIS Inroad In Nigeria

Zulum: Governors Await Buhari’s Response On Attack

Governor are awaiting President Muhammadu Buhari’s  response to their complaints on last week’s attack on Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum.  By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja Highlights – Masari takes banditry case to Villa – – 12 fighter jets coming for Air Force – They are also concerned about the general insecurity in the country. Related News: These issues formed the major points of discussion at Wednesday’s … Continue reading Zulum: Governors Await Buhari’s Response On Attack

Army Says ‘Soldiers’ Involved In Bullion Van Robbery Not Its Personnel

The Nigerian Army says that purported soldiers allegedly arrested for bullion van robbery in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, are not its personnel. Agency Report The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations in 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Aliyu Yusuf, said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Enugu. Related News: Mr Yusuf, in the statement titled: “Re: Police Nab … Continue reading Army Says ‘Soldiers’ Involved In Bullion Van Robbery Not Its Personnel

Bank Robbery: Police Arrest 3 More Suspects In Oyo

The police in Oyo State have arrested three more suspected members of the gang that robbed the First Bank branch in Okeho, Kajola Local Government Area of the state. Agency Report The police spokesperson in the state, Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the arrest of the suspects in a statement on Tuesday in Ibadan. Related News: The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bank was … Continue reading Bank Robbery: Police Arrest 3 More Suspects In Oyo

NAF Partners Local Engineering Firm For Spare Parts and Training needs

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has collaborated with a local engineering company for the production of spare parts needed to keep its fleet in top shape. By Precious Igbonwelundu This followed the scaling down of non-essential commodities by global manufacturers due to certain restrictions caused by COVID-19 pandemic. Related News: This partnership which was at the instance of the Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air … Continue reading NAF Partners Local Engineering Firm For Spare Parts and Training needs

Buhari Orders Rejig Of Security Operational Strategies

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered rejig of operational strategies of the nation’s security network to effectively counter the security situation across the country. By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja The National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd.), disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Tuesday after the National Security Council meeting held at the State House. Related News: He also revealed that the administration was … Continue reading Buhari Orders Rejig Of Security Operational Strategies

Buhari Presides Over Security Council Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a Security Council meeting at the State House, Abuja. By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja The meeting is coming amidst spiraling security tension and violence in some parts of the country and the call for the sack of security chiefs. Related News: The meeting also has the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); the Secretary to the Government of the … Continue reading Buhari Presides Over Security Council Meeting