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How Nigerian security agencies extorted N100bn from Southeast in three years–Report

Jude Johnson  The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) has accused Nigerian security and law enforcement agencies of pocketing as much as N100 billion in roadside bribery and extortion in the South-eastern part of the country alone over the last three years. Intersociety in its latest investigative

Wife of Boko Haram leader arrested

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The teenage wife of Boko Haram factional leader, Mamman Nur, has been arrested by operatives of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC. The Borno Commandant of the NSCDC, Abdullahi Ibrahim, disclosed this at the commissioning of the newly donated equipment by the U.S Department of state on Wednesday in Maiduguri. He

U.S. donates $100,000 equipment to NSCDC

•NSCDC Commandant-General, Ex-CDS call for synergy Mukaila Ola and Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, INL, has donated equipment worth 100,000 dollars to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to enhance its operation. NSCDC Commandant General, Muhammed Gana presented the equipment to the Borno

Special Report: How some Nigerian security operatives sabotage war against insurgency

•Supply food and petrol to Boko Haram Editor's note: This investigation by The Next Edition, revealed how some of Nigerian security operatives are significantly sabotaging the government’s efforts to eliminate Boko Haram as they aid the funnelling of huge volumes of petrol and other fuel products to the deadly group.  Ibanga Isine The

Rising cases of criminalities, torture in Anambra worrisome – Report

•Accuse security agents of extortion, maltreating residents  •Calls on Gov. Obiano to arrest the situation  Jude Johnson The human rights activist group, International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has raised the alarm over what it alleges as rising cases of extortion, torture and other forms of criminalities in

No life lost in Niger state pipeline explosion-NSCDC

•Three persons injured, suspects arrested •Cause of explosion still uncertain Jude Johnson The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has confirmed that no life was lost in the twin fuel pipeline explosion that rocked Niger State on Sunday, July 8, 2018. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of NSCDC, Niger State Command, Ibrahim

Boko haram drug supply intercepted by NDLEA In Adamawa

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Adamawa State have intercepted about 1,316 tonnes of tramadol worth 20M, believed to be a supply for the Boko Haram terrorists. NDLEA Commander in the state, Mr Yakubu Kibo, revealed this to reporters on Friday in Yola, the state capital in

Police Officer Found Dead In Nasarawa

One police officer was on Tuesday morning found dead in Adudu community of Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa state. The policeman whose name is still unknown was reportedly killed by some hoodlums. Nasarawa Police Public Relations Officer, Idrissu Kennedy confirmed the news of the death to Channels Television. According to him, the

NSCDC warns personnel on misuse of fire arms

  Cautions on use of social media Jude Johnson  The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has cautioned the personnel against unauthorised use of firearms and abuse of social media. Muhammadu gave this warning on Wednesday during the passing out parade of Batch 7 2018 Special Basic