Friday, 30 September, 2022

Category: Security


There was tension in Umunze community, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Thursday morning, following the invasion of the town by well armed soldiers. The military men, upon arrival, shot in the air at the Nkwo Market area Read more…


Many unarmed residents in the South-east of Nigeria have been killed by Nigerian troops deployed to check Biafra agitation in the region, findings by PREMIUM TIMES have shown. The killings usually happen during raids on suspected camps of the outlawed Read more…


Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has frowned at the statement by the Presidency in its response to his vow to arm the Amotekun Corps in the state. Mr Akeredolu, a lawyer, has been a consistent advocate for an approval Read more…


The Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has strongly condemned the Wednesday killing of soldiers in the Umunze community by gunmen. Soludo lamented that the soldiers were ambushed on a routine patrol at Umunze by yet-to-be identified gunmen in Orumba Read more…


Western countries should take Russian President Vladimir Putin and his statements seriously, former German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday. Her remarks came after the Russian leader issued a warning to the West last week, noting that those who use Read more…


The Kremlin has denounced as “stupid and absurd” any allegations of it being behind the suspected explosions of the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines earlier this week, stating that the incident actually creates many issues for Russia. Speaking to journalists on Read more…


A group, Yoruba Global Alliance, has accused the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), of applying a double standard over his refusal to grant licence to the South Western Security Network, Amotekun, to bear arms while allowing the Katsina State Read more…


The Nord Stream pipelines may have been damaged in an act of sabotage, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov suggested when asked about the possible reasons for sudden pressure loss in three of the Baltic Sea gas network’s lines. Speaking to journalists Read more…


The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) detained the Japanese consul in Vladivostok on Monday. Motoki Tatsunori confessed to trying to purchase restricted information, and has been ordered to leave the country. “The Japanese diplomat was detained on suspicion of receiving, Read more…


The leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, has defended the pipeline surveillance contract awarded to the former militant leader, Government Ekpemepulo, popularly known as Tompolo, saying there is nothing wrong with it. Last month, the Federal Government Read more…


Igbo group Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) has charged the South East governors to disband the Ebubeagu militia, which was set up to curb the activities of criminals in the region. In the statement signed by the Chief Media Officer of Read more…


The Chairman of the South-West Governors Forum, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Monday, expressed his commitment to equipping the South-West Security Network Agency, also known as Amotekun, for the effective operation of the corps in securing the lives and property of the Read more…