Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Public urged to help security forces thwart terror

02 December 2014, 07:01Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - The Forum of Spokespersons of Security and Response Agencies (FOSSRA) has urged members of the public to complement government agencies’ efforts to fight terror.

Chairman of the organization, who is also the Director of Defence Information, Major General, Chris Olukolade, pointed out that culprits dwelt and hid in their communities.

“Security agencies can only succeed when the citizens report strange movements and suspicious activities to the relevant authorities. We cannot identity a terrorists within a community by his look, dress or mannerism. The people who live with them should be able to identify suspicious and strange traits that can be reported for investigation and necessary action,” he said.

Also Read: Norway condemns Boko Haram attacks

He was speaking in Abuja at a forum the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) organized.

Olukalde’s organization meanwhile has advised the public to beware of swindlers that often use fake identities with offers of employment and counterfeit business opportunities in exchange for money and for other criminal activities.

It urged members of the public to guard against the spate of internet scammers and criminals.

- CAJ News


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...