Defence/Security

Nigerian Navy credible, strong to curb oil theft -- FOC

April 17, 2014 18:02

  IMPOUNDED SHIP IN PORT HARCOURT

Audio Attached   NAN-H-91 Navy Lagos, April 17, 2014 (NAN) The Flag Officer Commanding, (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Sanmi Alade, said on Thursday that the Navy had credible platforms to curb oil theft in the country.   Alade said after the flag off of the multi-national joint naval exercise, `OBANGAME EXPRESS’ that the Navy had curtailed illegalities at... read full story

Motorists, commuters stranded as security check causes gridlock on Abuja-Keffi highway

April 17, 2014 11:18

TRAFFIC JAM AT A MILITARY CHECK-POINT NEAR DEI-DEI IN ABUJA

NAN-H-4 Traffic Abuja, April 17, 2014 (NAN) Commuters and motorists on the Abuja/Keffi highway on Thursday had a hectic time in reaching their destinations due to a gridlock caused by a military check point. The military barricaded the road, about 100 metres away from the Nyanya bus terminus, which was rocked by explosion on Monday. Soldiers at the check point stopped and searched... read full story

Security forces foil attack on Misau town- Police

April 17, 2014 09:27

TACTICAL DEMONSTRATION BY A NIGERIA POLICE UNIT IN ABUJA

NAN-H-5 Attack Bauchi (Bauchi State), April 17, 2014 (NAN) The Police in Bauchi State said a combined team of security forces on Wednesday foiled an attack by gunmen on Misau town in Misau Local Government Area. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Haruna Mohammed, told newsmen in Bauchi on Thursday that the gunmen stormed the town around midnight on Wednesday in three Hilux vans. Mohammed... read full story

Abduction: 8 students of GGSS now missing as others regain freedom - Military

April 16, 2014 20:44

 UPDATE ON THE MILITARY OPERATION IN NORTH EAST

NAN-H-155 Freedom Abuja, April 16, 2014 (NAN) The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said on Wednesday that only eight of the abducted students of the  Government Girls’ Secondary School Chibok, Borno, were now missing as confirmed by the Principal of the school. The headquarters said more students were freed on Wednesday evening This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja and  signed... read full story

Police gather clues about Nyanya explosion - AIG

April 16, 2014 19:13

SCENE OF AN EXPLOSION AT NYANYA MOTOR PARK IN ABUJA

NAN-H-145 Evidence Abuja, April 16, 2014 (NAN) Mr Suleiman Abba, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 7, says the police have evidences that will give clues to those responsible for the Nyanya Motor Park explosion. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Zone 7 comprises FCT, Niger and Kaduna. Abba said this on Wednesday in Abuja at a news conference. The... read full story

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