Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner
Police share ‘helpful security tips’

By News Express on 22/04/2019

Views: 541

•Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba.
•Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba.

The Nigeria Police Force has shared some security tips that can be helpful to Nigerians during Easter and after the celebrations. 

A link posted on the police Twitter handle on Sunday leads to a page containing some information about how the people can ensure they are secure while at home or travelling.

The tips were authored by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba

Read the security tips below:

Easter is a period when Christians all over the world celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

The period affords many people opportunity to travel, usually to be with their loved ones or to attend to other sundry matters such as weddings, parties, burials, meetings etc.

The period is usually characterized by numerous activities, not only in our places of worship but also in recreation centres, motor parks, airports, train stations, financial institutions and other places of public interest.

Just as it is important to ensure certain measures are emplaced for one’s safety while on transit, it is equally necessary to secure our homes while on Easter holiday.

Tips For Securing The Home-Stead While Away

* Ensure all exits i.e windows, doors are properly locked

* Have one or two lights strategically ”ON”

* Off all electrical appliances in the house

* Activate home security (alarm system, CCTV if any)

* Put on all external lights

* Don’t indicate publicly that you are away

* Simulate a human presence

* Get valuables out of window sight

* Ask a trusted friend or neighbour to check in periodically

* Leave discreetly

Security Tips While At The Motor Parks, Airports, Train Stations.

*Be attentive

* Be on the alert

* Avoid unnecessary gatherings

* Stand on well- lit area

*Avoid isolated areas

* Make your luggage distinctive

*Don’t answer transaction calls

* Hold your bag firmly

* Make your calls as private as you can*Ø Don’t discuss your Private life with strangers

* Don’t accept food items or drinks from strangers. You can easily be drugged.

Security Tips While On Transit (By Air, Land And Water)

* Have a means of identification

* Wind up properly

* Fasten your seat belt

* Don’t drive and make calls, browse the internet or text

* Make sure you have spare tyre and fire extinguisher

* Don’t eat and drive

* Obey traffic signs

* Maintain controllable speed limit

* Obey speed limit signs

* Travel with less luggage

*Minimize the cash you carry along

* Avoid unnecessary confrontation with armed security agents

* Drive defensively

* When you are tired or feeling drowsy, pull over at a secured place and take a rest

* Avoid travelling at nights as much as possible

* If you suffer a sudden tyre puncture in a lonely and unsafe area, continue driving till you get to a safer area. It is better to lose your wheel than to lose your life.

Security Tips While On Vacation

* Mind your business

* Avoid unnecessary post on social media

* Park in well-lit area

* Always be in a getaway position

* Have local knowledge of your environment

* Respect the culture of the people

* At least one person should know where you are

* Appear simple, less exotic and extravagant

* Don’t discuss your private life with strangers

* Get valuables out of sight

* Blend with the locals as much as you can


You owe it to yourself and your loved ones to stay out of harm’s way

Be security conscious!

Sourced from Channels TV report


Source News Express

Posted 22/04/2019 12:38:43 AM





You may also like...
NNPC strikes $8.441bn Joint Venture deals with SEEPCO,...

Cyberattack: Pharmaceutical giant Bayer in trouble

Ikpeazu sacks political appointees, dissolves ASUBEB

U.S. pledges equipment, intelligence in fight against Boko...

NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny skies for Monday

Trump breaches Nobel Peace Prize rules by revealing...

Wike receives Adamawa Governor-Elect Fintiri, advises him on...

Fees in Nigeria’s private varsities still low, says...

Anambra Guber: Biafrans will choose their candidate in...

US training terrorists, says Turkey •Declares action 'not...

Four dead in Ilorin cult clash

Rivers agog as Atiku campaigns in Port Harcourt...


Latest News Army officer, others nabbed for kidnap Court restrains INEC from issuing Certificate Of Return to Okorocha Herdsmen storm palace, threaten to kill monarch Govs, FG set for collision over LG allocation • Governors insist on status quo Air Force strikes dead scores of fleeing terrorists in Borno Bandits attack: Katsina Emirate suspends Sallah Durbar Suspect who killed actor Chris Attoh’s Wife, Bettie Jennifer revealed Academic fraud: PG student drags Baze University to NUC EFCC investigates MTN over listing on Nigerian Stock Exchange Atiku wouldn’t dare threaten nor bully Lai Mohammed – Lauretta Onochie Buhari, Osinbajo get May 28 deadline to submit Assets Declaration Form I accept S’Court judgment but Fayemi, APC stole my mandate, Olusola-Eleka insists


Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (482,869 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (420,581 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (358,976 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (307,341 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (271,218 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (241,726 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (229,841 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (211,636 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (204,128 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (200,985 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (181,697 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (181,677 views)


UBA Wise Savers Promo


Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (91) Business & Economy (4,280) Business Verdict (71) Columnists (1,036) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (616) Features (755) Global Business Monitor (366) ICT Monitor (44) International (3,482) Interview (180) Live Commentary (29) Love Matters (161) Maggie's Blog (276) News (46,552) Opinion (1,244) Pidgin (17) Politics (10,832) Religion (1,010) Sports (2,013) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update






APO Group Partner




GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member



Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera