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Today's Headlines: Troops In Gun Battle With Foreign Boko Haram Fighters, Senate Meets Service Chiefs

Senate Meets Service Chiefs The Senate has said that it would meet with the service chiefs, the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency and the Inspector General of Police on Thursday.Senate President Ahmad Lawan stated this at plenary on Tuesday.Lawan said the security chiefs who are supposed to brief the Senate are still engaged at the National Security Council meeting which may extend till tomorrow (Wednesday).

  8 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Troops In Gun Battle With Foreign Boko Haram Fighters, Senate Meets Service Chiefs

MILITARY

The National Intelligence Agency has proven to be effective considering their recent achievements

Many people have criticised the Nigerian Security Agencies that they are not well trained and incompetent at information gathering concerning criminals in the country, not to talk of those who are abroad. Recent happenings in the country have demonstrated that the security agencies in the country have what it takes to deal with the security challenges that are currently facing Nigeria.

  6 months ago ago
The National Intelligence Agency has proven to be effective considering their recent achievements

POLITICS

Today's Headlines:We Got Kanu Through Border Cooperation- Presidency; Ganduje Speaks On Feeding Program.

We Got Kanu Through Border Cooperation - Presidency. The Presidency, on Tuesday, stated that it got the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, due to “cross-border cooperation” in a well-coordinated “international operation”. Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:We Got Kanu Through Border Cooperation- Presidency; Ganduje Speaks On Feeding Program.

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Igboho Risks 21 Years Imprisonment Over Passport, We Have Achieved A Lot -Buhari

Igboho risks 21 years imprisonment over doctored passport Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a. Sunday Igboho may face 21 years imprisonment over the Beninese passport he tendered before his aborted trip. The secessionist, wanted in Nigeria, was said to have presented a fake travelling document to Immigration officials in Benin.

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Igboho Risks 21 Years Imprisonment Over Passport, We Have Achieved A Lot -Buhari

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: We Got Kanu Via 'Cross-Border Cooperation' - Presidency, Northern Groups Speak

We got Nnamdi Kanu via ‘cross-border cooperation’— Presidency The Presidency on Tuesday said that it picked up Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a result of "cross-border cooperation." They stated that after the IPOB leader was arrested, he was then handed over to National Intelligence Agency (NIA), and then brought to Nigeria to continue his trial.

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: We Got Kanu Via 'Cross-Border Cooperation' - Presidency, Northern Groups Speak

ECONOMY-FINANCE

OPINION: Three Things Might Happen If Govt Succeeds In Monitoring WhatsApp Messages And Others

The federal government of Nigeria has allocated N4.8 (4,870,350,000) billion to the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) to monitor phone calls, WhatsApp messages, text messages, among others. This is a deliberate attempt by the government to limit freedom of expression in the country.

  6 months ago ago
OPINION: Three Things Might Happen If Govt Succeeds In Monitoring WhatsApp Messages And Others

POLITICS

[Opinion] 2 Important Questions To Ask After The National Intelligence Agency Located Sunday Igboho

The recent report, which revealed that the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has discovered the exact location of the wanted Yoruba Political Activist Sunday Igboho, has continued to make waves in the media. It should be recalled that the Department of State Security (DSS) declared Igboho wanted after his house was raided a couple of days ago in an attempt to arrest him.

  6 months ago ago
[Opinion] 2 Important Questions To Ask After The National Intelligence Agency Located Sunday Igboho

SOCIETY

Man kidnaps his neighbor son and wants N2.5 million in ransom

Desmond Okoroafor, a resident of Aboru in Lagos' Ipaja district, was detained on suspicion of abducting his neighbor's 8-year-old son Daniel Chukwudi. 21-year-old Okoroafor was arrested with an Egwuonwu Iyke. He reportedly kidnapped the boy and imprisoned him with an Egwuonwu Iyke. The two reportedly contacted the victim’s family from their hideout in the Ajangbadi area of ​​the state and demanded a ransom of N2.5m for his release.

  5 months ago ago
Man kidnaps his neighbor son and wants N2.5 million in ransom

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Opinion: Monitoring WhatsApp & Satellite Phones By The Federal Government Might Be A Good Idea

On Monday, July 12th, the Nigerian government set aside N4.8 billion to monitor WhatsApp and satellite phones. The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has been given N4.8 billion by the federal government to monitor WhatsApp and Thuraya, two encrypted messaging apps (a satellite telephone).

  6 months ago ago
Opinion: Monitoring WhatsApp & Satellite Phones By The Federal Government Might Be A Good Idea

POLITICS

BREAKING: Senate shifts meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP to Thursday

The Senate on Tuesday shifted its proposed meeting with Service Chiefs, the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and the Inspector General of Police to Thursday.Senate President Ahmad Lawan disclosed this at plenary.Lawan said the security chiefs, who are supposed to brief the Senate, are still engaged at the National Security Council meeting which may extend till Wednesday.

  8 months ago ago
BREAKING: Senate shifts meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP to Thursday

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Nigerian government allocates N4.8billion to monitor WhatsApp and others.

Premium Times reports that the Nigerian government have allocated to the tune of N4.8bn to an NIA, to monitor WhatsApp, phone calls and others. Prior to this disclosure, the National Assembly had on 7th July, approved to allocate to National Intelligence Agency(NIA) the sum of N4.8bn in the 2021 Supplementary budget.

  6 months ago ago
Nigerian government allocates N4.8billion to monitor WhatsApp and others.

POLITICS

Sunday Igboho Trying To Get New Passport, Says FG

The Nigerian Federal Government has said Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo is trying to acquire a new passport to flee the country. The report added that the government had placed Igboho on the stop list in order for his arrest and directed the security agencies to apprehend him anywhere he is found.

  6 months ago ago
Sunday Igboho Trying To Get New Passport, Says FG

SOCIETY

Sunday Igboho's Attempt To Leave The Country Has Been Reportedly Hindered By The Federal Government

Sunday Igboho, a prominent Yoruba activist is attempting to flee from Nigeria and has currently obtained a new passport according to the Nigerian government. The Nigerian government also stated that the activist has been placed on a stop-list for the main time to expedite his apprehension, the government has ordered security services to apprehend Igboho wherever he is found.However, the Nigeria Immigration Service wrote to the Director-General, Department of State Services, DSS, the Inspector General of Police, and the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, NIA, on July 9, 2021, the DSS proclaimed Igboho wanted, accusing him of stockpiling weapons to destabilize the country, which he has denied, but his whereabouts are still unknown.Ever since the officers of the DSS and other security agencies invaded his home, killing some of his aides and abducting his wife and other family members, he chooses not to disclose his location.

  6 months ago ago
Sunday Igboho's Attempt To Leave The Country Has Been Reportedly Hindered By The Federal Government

SOCIETY

Nigerian National Intelligence Agency Got 4.87 Billion Naira To Track What's App and Phone Calls

The Nigerian National Assembly under the leadership of Senator Ahmed Lawn has approved a budget of N4.87 Billion Naira for the National Intelligence Agency to intercept, track, monitor calls and messages on Phones and Thuraya. The money is part of the supplementary budget submitted to the National Assembly by the Federal Government of Nigeria for approval last month and the supplementary budget was approved by both Chambers of the Federal Legislative Parliament.

  6 months ago ago
Nigerian National Intelligence Agency Got 4.87 Billion Naira To Track What's App and Phone Calls

SOCIETY

National Intelligence Agency to Monitor, WhatsApp, Calls, and Text messages of Nigerians.

THE National Assembly has approved a total of N4.86 billion for the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) to monitor WhatsApp messages, phone calls, and text messages of Nigerians. Part of the money assigned to the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), is met for a communications system called the Thuraya Interception system.

  6 months ago ago
National Intelligence Agency to Monitor, WhatsApp, Calls, and Text messages of Nigerians.

POLITICS

President Buhari Means What He Said on Fulani Herdsmen Carrying AK-49 Gun

The recent meeting of President Mohammadu Buhari with the Ntional Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria and all the service chiefs as well as the Director-General of Department of State Services, Inspector General of Police and Director- General of National Intelligence Agency shows that President Buhari means what he said

  10 months ago ago
President Buhari Means What He Said on Fulani Herdsmen Carrying AK-49 Gun

MILITARY

INEC holds meeting with Security Agencies

An emergency security meeting has been held by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), with heads of Security agencies at the INEC headquarters in Abuja. The meeting took place on Thursday May 27, after recent attacks on INEC facilities across the country. In the meeting were, the National Security Adviser, Babagana Mongunu, the Acting Inspector General of the Police, Alkali Usman, the Director General National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar, and finally the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa.

  8 months ago ago
INEC holds meeting with Security Agencies

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Here Is The Reason FG Want To Monitor WhatsApp And Phone Calls As Senate Approves About N4billion For The Cause

The Pulse reported that the Nigerian Senate have approve the allocation of #4.8 billion to the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The Federal Government told the National Intelligence Agency to monitor WhatsApp Calls and Messages, Phone calls and text messages of Nigerians. According to Premium Times, the sum of #1.93 billion was approved for “WhatsApp Intercept Solution” to monitor the activities of Nigerians on Whatsapp platform.

  6 months ago ago
Here Is The Reason FG Want To Monitor WhatsApp And Phone Calls As Senate Approves About N4billion For The Cause

POLITICS

Highlights of National Security Summit organized by Lawan and Gbajabiamila

The legislative arm of government has come out with some major solutions to the security problems in Nigeria. Leaders of the National Assembly, members of the House of Representatives, traditional leaders, security chiefs, public workers and politicians met at the National Intelligence Agency in Abuja for the National Security Summit.

  8 months ago ago
Highlights of National Security Summit organized by Lawan and Gbajabiamila

POLITICS

Nigerian government takes steps to control the media

The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has been given N4.8 (4,870,350,000) billion to monitor WhatsApp conversations, phone calls, and SMS messages, among other things. N1.93 billion was set aside for the "WhatsApp Intercept Solution" and N2.93 billion was set aside for the "Thuraya Interception Solution" — a communications system that monitors phone calls, call-related information, SMS, and data traffic, among other things.

  6 months ago ago
Nigerian government takes steps to control the media