Security
General Transportation

LASWA, security agencies to curb crime on Lagos waterways

By Our Correspondent The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) is working with two security arms to curb insecurity on Lagos waterways, the General Manager, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, has said. TheNewsZenith reports that the collaboration is with the Marine Police and the Nigerian Navy. Emmanuel explained that beyond the Marine Police and the Navy, LASWA laos […]

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General Security

Terrorist Attacks: Give us security outposts – Chibok community

From Our Correspondent Kibaku Area Development Association urged the Federal Government to strengthen security against terrorist attacks in Chibok community in Borno State. The FCT Chairman of the association, Mr Mutah Nkeki, made the call at a news briefing on Tuesday in Abuja. The briefing is on the recent terrorist attacks on some Chibok communities […]

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General Security

IGP visits Kwara, urges people-oriented policing

From Our Correspondent The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kayode Egbetokun, re-emphasised the importance of professionalism and people-friendly policing as he interacted with officers in Kwara Command on policing activities. ACP Olumiywas Adejobi, the Force PRO, said in a statement, e-mailed to TheNewsZenith, that Egbetokun visited Kwara Command, on Friday. According to the statement, touring […]

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Agriculture Security

Agbekoya deploys 4,000 security personnel for S/West farmers

By Our Correspondent The Agbekoya Society of Nigeria, a Yoruba farmers and hunters association, says it has deployed about 4,000 personnel to provide security for farmers in the Southwest. The President-General of the association, Chief Kamorudeen Okikiola, announced this at a news conference, on Wednesday,  in Lagos. TheNewsZenith reports that Agbekoya held the press conference.to […]

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Foreign News

Netanyahu plans taking over ‘security responsibility’ in postwar Gaza

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will have “overall security responsibility” in Gaza “indefinitely” after its war with Hamas. Netanyahu also expressed openness to “little pauses” in the current fight, to facilitate the release of hostages. His comments, in an interview that aired, late Monday on ABC News, offered the clearest indication yet that Israel […]

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General Local

Ajana Afa of Okeagbe, final rites begin Nov. 22

From Our Correspondent The funeral rites of passage for the paramount ruler in Okeagbe Akoko, Ondo State, the Ajana Afa of Okeagbe, Oba Oladunjoye Fajana would begin on Nov. 22. In a statement on behalf of the family, Prince Niyi Fajana said the programme would last for one week to bid a proper farewell to […]

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National Politics Security

Parliamentarian says NASS serious about secure Nigeria

From Our Correspondent in Abuja A member of the Green Chamber of the National Assembly (NASS), Rep. Ibrahim Almustapha-Rabah  (APC-Sokoto) says federal lawmakers are fully committed to securing Nigeria. Almustapha-Rabah, who represents Rabah/Wurno Federal Constituency, gave the assurance in a chat with newsmen, on Monday, in Abuja. “All of us at the National Assembly are […]

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General Security

Makinde inaugurates 12-man governing board for Amotekun

Gov. Seyi Makinde, on Monday in Ibadan, inaugurated a 12-man governing board for the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed “Amotekun”, operating in Oyo State. The governor restated his administration’s commitment towards ensuring that the state is secure and habitable for all and sundry. He pledged to continually support the corps with logistics, health insurance, training […]

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Politics

Governorship/Assembly poll: Heavier security presence in Lagos

Security agencies, on Saturday, mounted heavier presence on Lagos roads and environs far above during the Feb. 25 general elections, The NewsZenith reports. The presence of security operatives was relatively low during the Presidential and National Assembly Elections in the state. The NewsZenith reports that security agents at various points and road intersections mounted roadblocks […]

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General Politics

Atiku meets Editors, reiterates commitment to restructuring, unity

By Our Correspondent The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, reiterated his commitment to restructuring with a view to facilitating national unity and development. Abubakar gave the assurance when he appeared on the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) Forum in Lagos. He said that before setting out for […]

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