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April 30, 2024

NDLEA Kogi commander says agency committed to reducing illicit drug circulation

‘‘The problems of insurgency and kidnapping are drug induced.’’

NDLEA officers
February 11, 2024

NDLEA unveils new strategies to combat drug abuse, trafficking in FCT

“The issues of drug abuse are not funny and we must treat it squarely at both individual and governmental levels.”

January 28, 2024

Nigerians groan over prevailing insecurity, demand new strategies

Those who spoke with journalists hailed the efforts of security agencies in tackling the menace.

Bandits attack
January 25, 2024

DHQ says special forces mobilised to tackle bandits, kidnappers

Defence spokesman Edward Buba disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday on the armed forces operations.

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Christopher Musa [Photo Shettima]
September 20, 2023

Borno: Red Cross conducted 19,000 surgeries on insurgency victims in nine years, says official

Mr Tailkh said the unit had been providing surgical care for blast victims—those with gunshot wounds—and had trained health personnel in Borno.

Insurgency victims
July 6, 2023

Nigerian soldiers no longer using 1970/1980 weapons to fight Boko Haram, ISWAP insurgents: Army Chief Lagbaja

“We no longer rely on 1970 or 1980 equipment to fight the battle of 2023. The Nigerian Army has procured various modern equipment and also has internally built ones.”

Chief of Army Staff, Taoreed Lagbaja and Nigerian Army
July 2, 2023

COAS begs for Nigerians’ support to defeat bandits, insurgents

Mr Lagbaja said the army had recorded considerable achievements in the fight against insurgency, banditry and other criminality.

COAS, Major General Taoreed Abiodun Lagbaja
June 22, 2023

New Chief of Air Staff Abubakar assumes duty as Amao bows out

Until his appointment, the new air chief was the chief of standards and evaluation at Air Force Headquarters.

Air Vice Marshal Hassan Abubakar and Oladayo Amao
March 24, 2023

NDLEA lauds Reps for rejecting cannabis bill

Mr Marwa said the 2018 drug survey figure of 10.6 million Nigerians abusing cannabis alone was enough to sound the alarm bell.

Cannabis and NDLEA
January 16, 2023

Fifty women kidnapped in Burkina Faso

Suspected jihadists have kidnapped at least 50 women in Burkina Faso.

Armed Jihadists in Burkinafaso