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Nigeria’s auditor general reports missing police firearms

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigeria’s police cannot account for thousands of firearms, including 88,078 AK-47 rifles, an audit report published by the auditor general of the federation on Tuesday has shown. The report of missing firearms creates concern in a country fighting growing insecurity from Islamist insurgents in the northeast and armed kidnappings and banditry in the north and Read More…

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We’d do our best to secure Lagos, says Army Chief

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LASG/Facebook, NAN. Responding to the charge of the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to give Lagos State priority, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahaya has said that the Nigerian Army would do its best to secure Lagos and other parts of the country. The service chief who was on a Read More…

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Amid concerns, Lagos State govt assures of increased security for citizens

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LASG. Donates security equipment to Lagos State Police Command The increasingly ominous security situation in Nigeria has resulted in an all-time high clamour for caution and safety. With the increasing daily accounts of banditry, insurgency and neighbourhood violence, safety of lives and property has become a responsibility of collective concern. Away from the Read More…

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Nigeria’s military investigates reports of Abubakar Shekau’s death

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Boko Haram Handout/Sahara Reporters/REUTERS, Yahoo. Nigeria’s military is investigating reports that the leader of militant Islamist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, may have been killed or seriously injured following clashes with rival jihadists, an army spokesman said on Friday. Abubakar Shekau has been the figurehead of an Islamist insurgency that has since 2009 Read More…

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Buhari vows to defeat forces of evil

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo, REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will do all it can to defeat forces of evil marauding about in different parts of the country so as to restore peace and order. The National Security Adviser to the President, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, said the president made this known Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu welcomes FG’s move to domesticate community policing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Police Engage Lagosians on Framework Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has welcomed the idea by the Federal Government and the Police Force to integrate the concept of community policing into the formal security architecture of the State. The development, Sanwo-Olu said, will allow security agencies to efficiently nip crimes in the bud and swiftly Read More…

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Police deploy 1,250 men to boost community policing in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN. The Nigeria Police, on Tuesday, deployed 1,250 Special Constabulary Police, toward boosting community policing in Lagos State Command. Speaking during the passing-out ceremony in Ikeja, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu urged the officers to operate within the guidelines that had been given to them. Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by the Chief of Staff, Mr Read More…

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Lagos receives 16 vehicles from Shell for security

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government on Wednesday received 16 security operations vehicles from Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd (SNEPCo) toward enhancing security in the state. Speaking during the handover ceremony at the Lagos House, Marina, Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the donation of the security vehicles was a promise kept by the Read More…

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Navy, Police collaborate to improve security in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Police Force are collaborating to beef up security for the safety of lives and property in the country. The Police Public Relations Officer Zone 2 Command, Onikan, DSP Hawa Idris-Adamu, made this known in a statement on Friday in Lagos. Idris-Adamu said that the newly appointed Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Read More…