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NDLEA seizes large consignments of drugs at Lagos airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has confiscated large consignments of hard drugs at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The Agency’s spokesman, Femi Babafemi, announced this in a statement on Sunday. Babafemi said the agency also arrested some persons suspected to be behind the drugs deal. Top on the list of arrests […]

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General News Security

Abuse of Naira: IG orders arrest, prosecution of violators

…..Tasks supervising AIGs, CPs on enforcement of CBN Act The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has placed high-ranking police personnel on red alert to arrest and prosecute anyone selling or abusing Naira. The order is in furtherance of Federal Government’s policy to uphold provisions of Central Bank of Nigeria Act, 2007. It also aimed at […]

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Customs seize fake U.S.$6m, arrest 4

The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Area Command says it has seized fake $6 million and other prohibited items. The Area Controller of the command, Comptroller Dera Nnadi, announced  this at a press briefing in Seme, on Thursday in Lagos. Nnadi also disclosed that four suspected members of cross border criminal syndicate were arrested. He said […]

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General News Security

Modern Policing: IG launches ‘SmartForce’ database system

…..begins training of officers on Decentralised upload of personnel data The Inspector-General of Police (IG) Usman Baba, has launched a digital biometric data capturing of the Force personnel records. The Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi announced this in a statement emailed to The NewsZenith on Tuesday.   Tagged “IGP-SmartForce Database Management Centre”, Adejobi said […]

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Law / Crime Security

NDLEA promotes, decorate 15 officers in Ondo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decorated 15 officers newly promoted in Ondo State, admonishing them to work harder. NDLEA Commandant in the state, Kayode Raji, congratulated the officers on a well-deserved career progression. Raji explained that about 400 men in the agency benefited from the promotion exercise nationwide in 2022. He said […]

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General News Security

Insurance: IG distributes N13b to 7000 deceased, disabled officers

……………Promises better welfare for police family The Inspector-General of Police (IG) Usman Baba, on Thursday, began the distribution of cheques to cover insurance benefits of officers who lost their lives while in service. CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force PRO, said in a statement, e-mailed to The NewsZenith that those who suffered life-threatening injuries while on active duty also […]

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Law / Crime Security

Bandits kill 7 NSCDC men in ambush in Kaduna

Armed bandits, on Monday, ambushed and killed seven officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)  in Kaduna State on Monday. The Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC, Olusola Odumosu, confirmed the killing on Tuesday in Kaduna. Odumosu said bandits killed the officers and five others from a sister security agency and a […]

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Law / Crime Security

Gunmen abduct passengers at train station in Edo – Police

Unknown number of gunmen, on Saturday morning, attacked the Igueben Train Station in Edo State, kidnapping many passengers. The NewsZenith gathered that the incident happened at about 4.00 p.m. on Saturday. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Chidi Nwabuzor, confirmed the incident, saying the gunmen were armed with AK-47 rifles. Nwabuzor said […]

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Law / Crime Security

Criminal Justice: IG standardises Police investigation process

The Inspector-General of Police (IG), Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered streamlining of all police investigative processes to prevent duplication of investigation. The order is contained in a statement issued by CSP Olumuyiwa  Adejobi, Force PPRO, e-mailed to The NewsZenith on Friday. The Police authorities discovered that investigations are duplicated via indiscriminate petitions and transfer of […]

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National Security

FG flaws security alert on Nigeria by foreign embassies

The Federal Government has expressed strong disapproval of the unverified security alert recently issued on Nigeria by some embassies in the country. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, decried the act at a Ministerial Panel of the ongoing UNESCO Media and Information Literacy Week in Abuja. In a presentation titled: “National Media […]

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