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The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Lagos CP inspects venue for CBT for new recruits

In a bid to have hitch-free and well-organised Computer Based Test for the Nigeria Police Regular Course 8 Intakes, the Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command, Hakeem Odumosu, has assessed the venue of the examination at JKK House, 229, Ikorodu Road, Ilupeju, Lagos State.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP flags off inclusion of retired police personnel into NHIS

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adam, on Monday flagged off the inclusion of retired police personnel into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) as part of welfare for the police Personnel which was recently approved by President Muhammadu Buhari
Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, has called on Governor Nyesom Wike to handover former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, to him.

Police commence arms mop-up in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has directed Commanders of all Tactical Units to commence arms mop-up exercise across the state.

Herdsman cries for justice as hoodlums cart away 28 cows in Kogi

Armed hoodlums have attacked the house of a fulani herdsman in Ankpa, Kogi State, where they killed 28 cows and made away with seven others.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP: Comply with ban on mass gatherings

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, has called for compliance with the ban on all mass socio-religious gatherings and other prevention orders directed at protecting citizens and checking the further spread of the COVID-19 virus in the country.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Friday said the full implementation of community policing will address an array of security challenges facing Nigeria.

IGP: Full implementation of community policing will address security challenges in Nigeria

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Friday said the full implementation of community policing will address an array of security challenges facing Nigeria.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Abaribe kicks against police brutality, killings in South East

Minority Leader of the Senate, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has raised the alarm over the frightening rate of extra-judicial killing of innocent Nigerians, particularly in the South East by trigger-happy policemen in the guise of enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Police chief cautions members of public on emerging crime trends

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Sunday, warned the members of the public to remain vigilant and take precautionary actions against criminal elements who might explore the emergency situation created by the Covid-19 pandemic to increase and diversify their criminal activities in the country.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP orders zonal AIGs/CPs to enforce social restriction orders

The IGP also urged officers to observe personal safety measures even as he further directed the Zonal AIGs and Command CPs to ensure that cases of unnecessary arrests and detention of suspects are not condoned.

PDP wins Sokoto by-election

Mr. Abubakar Adamu of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has emerged winner of by-election for Kebbe constituency in Sokoto State House of Assembly.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police launch manhunt for killers of two herdsmen in Kogi

The Police Command in Kogi says it has launched a manhunt for some youths that allegedly killed two Fulani herdsmen in Egume, Dekina Local Government Area of the state.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Insecurity: Nigeria approves implementation of community policing nationwide

The Federal Government has approved the immediate full implementation of Community Policing strategy nationwide to combat the new trend of insecurity in the land most especially in the Northern parts of the country.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

INEC releases lists of contestants for March 14 by-elections in four constituencies

The Independent National Electoral Commission has published names of candidates of political parties who are qualified for the March 14,2020 state and federal constituency by-elections in Sokoto, Kwara, Jigawa and Niger States.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate to invite police chief over rising insecurity

President of the the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has said the Ninth Senate will summon the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, to brief the upper chamber on efforts in progress to address the escalating cases of insecurity in the country.
Adams Oshiomhole

Confusion, as IGP approves, suspends APC mega rally

Confusion continues to trail the mega rally for the defection of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Thursday night, as the Inspector-General of Police, Abubakar Adamu Mohammed, issued two separate letters of approval and suspension of the rally.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday November 18, 2019 enjoined the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and other unions of tertiary institutions, to embrace peaceful means of resolving issues than embarking on strike actions.

343 bag PhD at University of Ibadan as President Buhari pleads against strikes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday November 18, 2019 enjoined the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and other unions of tertiary institutions, to embrace peaceful means of resolving issues than embarking on strike actions.

Newly promoted senior Nigerian Air Force officers — full list

According to a statement on Sunday from NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the affected senior officers comprise 13 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) who were promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal (AVM), 35 Group Captains (Gp Capts) who were promoted to the rank of Air Cdre and 51 Wing Commanders (Wg Cdrs) promoted to the rank of Gp Capt.

NAF promotes 11 AVMs, 35 Air Commodores, 51 Group Captains

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the promotion 99 officers comprising 11 Air Vice Marshalls, 35 Air Commodores and 51 Group Captains.

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The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo begins oral interview for 7,000 TESCOM applicants

The government of Oyo State, on Monday, kickstarted the oral interview exercise for some 7,000 applicants who scored 50 per cent and above in the Computer Based Test (CBT) conducted by the state’s Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM).
Mali’s former Defence Minister, Ba N’Daou, has been named as president of the country’s new transition government. The new president is meant to lead the country for several months before returning Mali to civilian rule.

Mali military junta appoints interim president

Mali’s former Defence Minister, Ba N’Daou, has been named as president of the country’s new transition government. The new president is meant to lead the country for several months before returning Mali to civilian rule.
Edo State Deputy Governor and deputy governor-elect, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip (left) addressing members of the Edo State chapter of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), during their congratulatory visit to Government House in Benin City, on Monday, September 21, 2020.

Edo election: Deputy governor hails voters, reassures campaign promises will be fulfilled

Edo State Deputy Governor and deputy governor-elect, Philip Shaibu, has commended voters for turning out en masse to reelect him and his principal, Governor Godwin Obaseki, in Saturday’s governorship election in the state, with a vow to fulfill all promises made during the electioneering campaign.
Erica is still unhappy with Lucy weeks after their face-off.

#BBNaija: I can take bullet for Kiddwaya – Erica

Evicted Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate, Erica Nlewedim, has given reasons she would take a bullet for ex-housemate, Kiddwaya.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s recovery from pandemic fallouts must be innovative

Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has stressed the need to harness and deploy technology and innovation to address emerging challenges crucial to Nigeria’s recovery from the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.