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Buhari approves recruitment of 10,000 police officers

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recruitment of 10,000 officers in the next six years to increase the manpower in the force in order to contend with current insurgency crisis. The Inspector General of police (IGP) Alkali Baba who said this on Wednesday  at the Kwara State Police command along Ahmadu

Arms Control Centre, Military Chiefs, Police Partner to Mop Up Illicit Arms

•IGP vows to fish out, punish agencies impersonating arms control centre Godsgift Onyedinefu Newly established National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW), Military Chiefs, and the Inspector-General of Police have pledged collaboration to combat the illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons in Nigeria, which many

Police rescue 100 captives from bandits in Zamfara

The Police in have rescued 100 captives abducted by bandits in the Dansadau area of Maru Local government council of Zamfara State. The captives reportedly spent more than 40 days in bandits’ den before they were rescued on Monday. Repentant bandits were said to facilitated their release through a mediation brokered by

IGP launches ‘operation restore peace’ in South-East

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has on Tuesday flagged off Operation Restore Peace in the Enugu State to contain the rising insecurity in the South-East region. This was coming barely 24 hours after the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Enugu State was attacked and properties

Withdrawal of police attached to governors, other VIPs in South-East may worsen insecurity- FENRAD

Godsgift Onyedinefu Foundation for Environmental Rights Advocacy and Development, FENRAD, a pro-democracy and human rights advocacy  has condemned the recent whithrawal of police units and formations attached to governors, senators and other politcally-exposed persons within the said regions - Southeast and Rivers state in South-south. In a statement jointly signed by

Top 20 Security Related News in Nigeria Today

By Maj. Hashim Abdullahi WE’LL TACKLE ATTACKS ON SECURITY PERSONNEL WITH OVERWHELMING FORCE — FG.The Federal Government has vowed to tackle those launching deadly attacks on the nation’s security personnel with overwhelming force. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this on Tuesday in Lagos at a