The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba has allayed the fears of residents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs over the recent perceived security threats. The IGPnordered massive deployment of additional police operatives and operational assets within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs to solidify...
  The killing of 14 youths at Otulu in Awo Omama, Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State by suspected operatives of Ebubeagu has been greeted with condemnations and a call for review of the operations of the security outfit established by the Imo State Government to fight crimes. The...
  The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has reiterated the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in sustaining the fight against cybercrimes and other related offences in Nigeria and across the globe. The IGP made the assertion while applauding the appointment of DCP Uche Ifeanyi Henry, head of...
  The federal government has reportedly procured six attack helicopters from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). The helicopter, T129, has the capacity to perform well in hot temperatures and high altitudes. According to Defense News, Temel Kotil, general manager of TAI, said the company will deliver a batch of six T129 attack helicopters. Kotil...
  The Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the deployment of additional forces to strategic areas in the federal capital territory. The Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday amid concerns over security breaches in some parts of Abuja, the nation’s capital. He...
  The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Monday said that when he becomes president in 2023, he will face the nation’s security crisis head-on. In an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, the former Anambra State governor said his solution to the problem will be “decisive and...
  The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has stated unequivocally that the recruitment process of the Nigeria Police Force is merit-based and not subject to the whims and caprices of any individual or groups of persons irrespective of their position or status in the society. The IGP emphasized that...
  The National Security Council on Thursday announced that it is considering a nationwide ban on motorcycles and mining activities in the country as part of its strategy to curb terrorist activities, checkmate loopholes and cut off their sources of funding. This was the outcome of the meeting presided over by...
  The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered a total ban on all use of Police SPY vehicle number plates by vehicle owners across the states of the federation without exceptions. Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, announced this in a statement on Wednesday at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. “This...
  A former Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Ezeakonobi Madumere has bemoaned the security situation in Imo State and the country at large, describing it as unfortunate. He said a national security summit was needed at this point. Madumere said that the present economic downturn, the crime rate in the land,...