Tag: security

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September 27, 2012

Pregnant woman shot dead in police chase of armed robbers

by Isi Esene There was tragedy in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State yesterday as a pregnant woman was said to have been ...

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September 17, 2012

JTF gives details of how top Boko Haram commander was killed

by Isi Esene The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) operating in Kano have confirmed the death of a top Boko ...

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September 17, 2012

Report: Boko Haram spokesman, Abu Qaqa, killed in Kano

by Isi Esene There are strong indications that Abu Qaqa, the spokesman of the militant Islamic sect, Boko Haram is ...

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September 13, 2012

John Campbell: Funding for Nigeria’s Boko Haram

  Boko Haram appears to be essentially an indigenous phenomena, with any international links having marginal influence.  Baron David Alton of ...

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August 24, 2012

We will stamp out corruption in the police force – Police IG

by Akan Ido The inspector general of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has restated his resolve to stamp out corruption in the ...

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August 20, 2012

“You can’t pay minimum wage but you want state police?” – Edwin Clark blasts governors

by Akan Ido Hate him, or love him, this is a man you have got to respect for speaking his ...

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August 18, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Lady Gaga smacks-down autograph hunter

by Akan Ido It’s sure tough getting close to Lady Gaga. An autograph-hunter found this out the hard way when ...

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August 12, 2012

Prostitute allegedly raped by two brothers, three others in Ughelli, Delta State

by Isi Esene Three men were apprehended about 3am yesterday at Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, for allegedly ...

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August 9, 2012

Opinion: On Boko Haram, dialogue is inevitable

by Bukar Usman The state of emergency imposed on 14 local government areas in some states of the federation, following ...

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August 3, 2012

Fashola goes hard: Lagos governor signs terminator traffic bill into law

by Isi Esene The governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola yesterday signed the state traffic bill in to law. The ...

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August 1, 2012

Bomb found and defused in FCE Kano campus

by Isi Esene An explosive device was on Tuesday morning found and defused in the premises of the Federal College ...

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July 31, 2012

60 per cent of NYSC members posted to Kano seek redeployment

Isi Esene With the increased cases of violence by militant groups in the northern part of country, many Nigeria Youth ...

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July 30, 2012

Suicide bombers hit Sokoto police formations

by Isi Esene Suicide bombers attacked two police formations in Sokoto this morning killing three people. Several policemen including civilians ...

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July 28, 2012

Schooled in violence: Anti-bomb squad on standby as candidates take UNN post-UTME test

by Isi Esene The University of Nigeria, Nsukka on Friday conducted its post-UTME test under tight security which included an ...

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July 21, 2012

Neurosecurity: New technique lets you store a password in your brain without remembering it

by Adeniyi Abdul Ever had problems remembering a password? Well here’s some good news. A new technique has been devised ...

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July 18, 2012

Boko Haram changed my focus – GEJ explains why he hasn’t fulfilled his campaign promises

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan has today explained why he seems to have deviated from his campaign promises of ...

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July 13, 2012

Fani-Kayode preaches against dialogue with Boko Haram

by Isi Esene The former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has gone spiritually ballistic on the Boko Haram radical sect. He was reacting ...

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June 27, 2012

Opinion: If it happened to Azazi, it will happen to Dasuki

by Sabella Abidde Other than the usual calamities wrought by Boko Haram, the simultaneous removal of the Minister of Defence, ...

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June 26, 2012

Governors demand money, state police to combat Boko Haram

Bombings by radical Islamist sect Boko Haram, and the retaliatory attacks have dominated the headlines in Nigeria for the last couple of ...

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June 16, 2012

You asked for it: Sambo says police reform will cost us N1.5trn

by Hauwa Gambo Maybe next time, we should just grumble quietly. The Vice-President of the country, Namadi Sambo yesterday revealed ...

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May 21, 2012

Photo of the Day: Nigerian Police – On active duty? Dream on

A reader sent this in. As part of transformational changes promised by Acting Inspector General of Police M. Abubakar, Nigeria ...

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May 6, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: I want the Nigeria of my JAMB days back [Complete Version] (YNaija FrontPage)

Editor’s Note: Last Sunday, due to a technical glitch with the article and comments, Obi-Uchendu’s FrontPage wasn’t uploaded in full. ...

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April 29, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: I want the Nigeria of my JAMB days back (YNaija FrontPage)

The body language of the Federal Government leaves Nigerians with a confidence level that is below zero. There is an ...

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April 11, 2012

We Go Hard: Nigerian army to use dogs to fight Boko Haram

by Hauwa Gambo The chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika yesterday revealed in Kaduna that the Army will train ...

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March 11, 2012

Idiare Atimomo: What has snapped in Lagos? “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”- (A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens)

    Where do I start on this issue of insecurity in Lagos? I believe my personal experiences tell the ...

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January 13, 2012

The Underbelly of the Protests – Robbery, Thuggery & Violence

Since the national mass protests opposing subsidy removal began, the need for peaceful conduct has been stressed repeated. To their ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 24, 2011

#BBViral: Security tips for the end of the year

By Chi Ibe This has been going around on Blackberries recently, and we found it very useful to share with ...

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