National Security Blog Posts

I.G Orders Nationwide Audit Of Police Armouries

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ordered a thorough check and audit of Police armouries nationwide, as part of measures to strengthen accountability of the stock of weaponry of the Force.The measure is to enable the Force...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Oct 22, 2014

Nigerian soldier goes berserk, guns down colleague

A Nigerian soldier, Lance Corporal Muazu Haruna, attached to the 423 Battalion, Elele Barracks, in Rivers State has shot a colleague, Staff Sergeant Ishiaku Shuaibu to death in Bayelsa State.It was learnt that the incident took place at the Bayelsa...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Oct 15, 2014

Edward Snowden documentary reveals more about the new leak source (update: New Yorker interview)

The US government insisted that there was a second source leaking intelligence data besides Edward Snowden , and we now have some extra evidence to support this claim. Laura Poitras ‘ just-launched documentary covering the Snowden leaks, Citize...
by bt24news on Oct 15, 2014

EXPOSED: Nigerian Army Arrests Soldiers For Being Boko Haram 'Spies'

Military authorities prosecuting the war against terrorism in the North East states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe have arrested several soldiers, who were discovered to have leaked vital security information on the troops' strategies and tactics to...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Oct 14, 2014

JTF promises peaceful elections in creeks

The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield, has declared its readiness for hitch-free elections in 2015.The outfit at the weekend allayed security concerns in the creeks of the oil-rich Niger Delta region, saying it would collaborate with oth...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Oct 12, 2014

Nigerian army to fight Boko Haram with Civilian JTF recruits

The Presidency is weighing options on how to increase the number of troops in the troubled Northeast.A top military source, who spoke in confidence, said the depletion of troops nationwide, as a result of security challenges in at least 30 states,...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Oct 7, 2014

Sallah: Military bans vehicles on Borno, Yobe roads

Like it did during the last Eid-el-Fitri celebration, the military authorities have placed a restriction on vehicular movement in Borno State during the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir.The military said this move had become necessary to forestall mult...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Oct 4, 2014

US Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns Amid Security Lapses

The head of the US Secret Service, tasked with guarding US President Barack Obama, has resigned following several high-profile security lapses.Julia Pierson offered her resignation to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesda...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Oct 2, 2014

Nigerian soldiers recapture Bama, kill 50 Boko Haram militants

Nigerian troops have recaptured Bama in Borno State from the Boko Haram insurgents and blocked the Islamist militants’ advance towards the state capital, Maiduguri.The soldiers equally killed no fewer than 50 of the insurgents, according to a sen...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 9, 2014

Nigerian military feeding the world lies, we are in control of Bama, other towns - Boko Haram spokesperson

The insurgent group, Boko Haram, has said that it is in control of Borno’s second largest town, Bama, and alleged that the military is feeding the world with lies.Members of the Boko Haram had two weeks ago invaded Bama, killing several people a...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 9, 2014

Ex-militants to storm National Assembly today over welfare

Former militants from the Justice Camp in the Niger Delta have threatened to shut down legislative and all other activities today at the National Assembly complex in Abuja.The aggrieved ex-militants, who claimed to have made other peaceful entreat...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 8, 2014

Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Hram militants to regain captured towns

Nigerian soldiers are turning back fleeing residents of Mubi in Adamawa State as they engage Boko Haram insurgents in an attempt to regain the town.The soldiers are also said to be engaging in a fierce battle with members of the sect all through S...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 8, 2014

IG deploys new command police commissioners in 21 states

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has deployed the newly promoted Commissioners of Police to head Police Commands in 21 States.This followed the recommendation of the CPs to the Police Service Commission and its subsequent app...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 8, 2014

دنیا کا مطلوب ترین انسان ....World Most Wanted Man

یہ پچھلے سال ماہ جون کی بات ہے، پاکستانیوں نے عالم حیرت و پریشانی میں یہ خبر سنی کہ امریکی حکومت دنیائے نیٹ پر وسیع پیمانے پر ان کی جاسوسی ک...
by My Pakistan on Sep 7, 2014

Fire guts Police barracks, 5 other buildings in Lagos

The Ijeh Police Barracks in Obalende area of Lagos, Wednesday, went up in flames, rendering 24 families of policemen homeless and destroying property worth millions of naira.A riffle said to have been brought home by one of the policemen was also b...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 4, 2014

Boko Haram: It is betrayal to criticise Nigerian army — Presidency

The presidency has urged Nigerians to pray for the troops fighting against the boko haram insurgents, stressing that the highest level of betrayeal of the Nigerian army risking their lives to defend the territory of the country from Boko Haram is...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 1, 2014

Army imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew on Maiduguri

The Nigerian Army has reviewed the curfew in Maiduguri, the capital of the troubled Borno State.In a press statement by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, the curfew hours on the town is now 7pm to 6am.The curfew formerl...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 1, 2014

Nigerian military uncovers terrorists’ new tricks

Fresh indication has emerged that terrorists are currently employing new tricks to beat security checks. Among such moves is the recruitment of physically-challenged people to carry out their dastardly acts in some parts of the country.The recruit...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 27, 2014

DHQ denies formation of Islamic Caliphate in North-Eastern Nigeria by Boko Haram

The military has debunked the claim of the leader of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau that it had formed a Caliphate in a northeast town seized by the earlier this month.In a statement on its website, the military said the claim was...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 26, 2014

480 Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram, take refuge in Cameroon

About 480 Nigerian soldiers have fled into Cameroon following fierce fighting with Boko Haram insurgents.The Cameroonian Army Spokesman, Lt Col Didier Badjek, who confirmed this, said the troops had already been disarmed.But the Director of Defence...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 26, 2014
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