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TOP 10 SECURITY RELATED NEWS IN NIGERIA ... Captain Hashim Abdullahi 1. BOKO HARAM SUICIDE BOMBER WHO DISGUISED AS A GIRL INTERCEPTED IN BORNO A Boko Haram male suicide bomber who disguised as a girl in a bid to cause mayhem in Borno state was intercepted and shot dead by security operatives. This

Fraud detection: Nigeria commences training on forensic, investigative auditing for MDAs

...Jude Johnson  The Nigerian government has commenced training of Internal Auditors on Forensic and Investigative Auditing to fully implement the internal audit modernization process in all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). The Accountant-General of the Federation , Mr. Ahmed Idris, who declared the event open  at the Treasury House, Abuja, on Thursday,

France commends Morocco withdrawal from Western Sahara

Condemns terrorist attacks in Algeria, Iraq ••situation in Eastern Ukraine ....Jude Johnson France has commended the Kingdom of Morocco for its unilateral withdrawal from the Guerguerat region of Western Sahara. The Spokesperson for French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Mr. Romain Nadal, on Monday, said the step is an

HURIWA to DHQ: Stop the threats; address the issues raised by AI reports

Calls for independent investigation  ...Chukwuma Dike    The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) to stop issuing out threats against International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) operating in the country such as Amnesty International (AI) for speaking out against terrible state of human rights. HURIWA in a

Oil theft in Niger Delta has reduced-Army Chief

..By Paschal Emeka The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, a Lieutenant General, has said that illegal bunkering, refinery and oil theft in the Niger Delta has largely reduced. Speaking to journalists in Uyo, on Tuesday, Mr. Buratai said with the establishment of new army formations in the region, illegal activities were

US President Donald Trump seeks to increase defence budget to $54billion

The President of the United States of America is seeking to increase defence spending by $54bn (£43bn), but wants to recoup that sum through deep cuts elsewhere, including to foreign aid.   Mr Trump's plan leaves large welfare programmes untouched, despite Republican calls for reform.   The president has consulted government agencies about his

INTERVIEW: Osinbajo implementing Buhari policy on N/Delta- SA Political Affairs

…Jude Johnson   The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Affairs, Mr. Babafemi Ojodu, has rubbished the comparison between his boss who is on an extended medical vacation in the United Kingdom (UK) and the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.   Ojodu while speaking in a brief interview with the State House

DHQ: AI, INGOs destabilising agents, threat to national security

Warns group to stop meddling in Nigeria's security  ...Jude Johnson    The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has described Amnesty International (AI) and other related rights groups operating in the country as destabilising agents and threat to Nigeria’s national security.   The Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, issued a scathing statement on Monday,