The centre of Washington was on lockdown Thursday as more than 20,000 armed National Guard troops were being mobilized due to security concerns ahead of the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden. Washington Police Chief Robert Contee said the US capital was facing “a major security threat”, one week after supporters […]

A Press Statement by the Adamawa State police command signed by its public relations officer, DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, ANIPR that the Police operatives arrested three members of kidnapping syndicate who have their criminal network and base spread across Girei, Song, Fufore and Yola South Local Government areas. The statement […]

Press Release The Department of State Services (DSS) wishes to alert the public about plans by some elements working with external forces to incite religious violence across the country. Targeted states include Sokoto, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Oyo, Lagos and those in the South East. Part of the plans is […]

Bandits in separate operations, on Friday, killed two prominent persons, including an Islamic cleric in two local government areas of Kaduna State. The two LGAs, a government statement. said are Igabi and Jema’a. State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, disclosed that security agencies informed the […]

No fewer than 12 prisoners have been granted parole by the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, as a way to mark the 2021 celebration of the New Year. A statement by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, revealed that two of the convicts pardoned “were […]

The Borno State Government has equipped local hunters and vigilante groups to confront Boko Haram insurgents in the state. Towards this end, the state government on Tuesday donated eight Toyota Hilux vehicles to local hunters and vigilance groups in the Hawul Local Government Area, where insurgents invaded four communities on […]

….govt reassures commitment to protect lives and property Taraba state has expressed concern on the recent resurgence of kidnappings in the State. The State Commissioner for Information and Reorientation, Barrister Danjuma Adamu disclosed this during a periodic press briefing held in Jalingo, the state capital. He said, the Governor Darius […]

Some of the students abducted by Boko Haram insurgents from the Government Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, have regained freedom, reports reaching FirstNews have indicated. The state government has also confirmed the release of the students, according to the Special Adviser to the Katsina Governor, Ibrahim Katsina. According to a […]

Operatives of the command’s Intelligent Bureau (SIB) in Adamawa State have arrested four persons for alleged cyber crimes, armed robbery and receipt of stolen properties. A statement by the image maker of Adamawa State police command DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said, on the 16th December, 2020, the command received report from […]

….Process will inconvenient subscribers, say operators Over 164 million phone lines may be disconnected by December 31, if their owners fail to integrate their National Identity Numbers to Subscriber Identification Modules registration records. One of our correspondents gathered from the National Identity Management Commission on Wednesday that the number of […]

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