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Ifueko Omoigui Okauru

Ifueko Okauru: How we reformed FIRS, grew Nigeria’s revenues

Between 2004 and 2012, Ifueko Omogui Okauru led a revolutionary campaign in the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Under her leadership during the period, FIRS witnessed extensive reforms and fundamental transformation.

EFCC: Presidency screens chairmanship candidates

The secret screening of candidates to head the Economic and Finan­cial Crimes Commis­sion (EFCC) began in earnest on Monday – six days ago.
The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has urged officers and men of the Force to use their firearms for self-defence, not to kill.

Police chief urges officers to use firearms for self-defence, not to kill

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has urged officers and men of the Force to use their firearms for self-defence, not to kill.
No fewer than seven suspected kidnappers have been arrested by men of the Edo State Joint Security Task Force during a raid around Ogbemudia oil palm plantation, along Benin-Auchi highway, barely 24 hours after the taskforce kicked into action.

Edo joint task force arrests ‘kidnappers’

No fewer than seven suspected kidnappers have been arrested by men of the Edo State Joint Security Task Force during a raid around Ogbemudia oil palm plantation, along Benin/Auchi highway, barely 24 hours after the taskforce kicked into action.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PCRC shuts activities in Imo over alleged police interference

The Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) in Imo said it has shut down every activity of the group over alleged police interference in PCRC Zone-9 leadership crisis.

Nigeria police withdraw 60 VIPs, others’ escorts

Following the delay by about 60 prominent Nigerians and corporate entities to release Special Police operatives including Mobile Police personnel and Counter-Terrorism Unit attached to them, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has activated the order for the immediate withdrawal of police personnel.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has approved the deployment of modern technology in the security system to fight crimes in the State.

#EndSARS: Abia governor approves deployment of modern technology in crime fighting

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has approved the deployment of modern technology in the security system to fight crimes in the State.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP redeploys DIG, AIG to new departments

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has approved the posting of Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Sanusi Lemu, and Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, as DIG in-charge of the Department of Operations and acting DIG in-charge of Finance and Administration, respectively.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

AIG sues for collaboration in restoring peace, security

The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of zone 5, AIG Sholla David, has sued for collaboration from residents in restoring peace and security in the zone.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra governor raises the alarm over plans to unleash mayhem Monday

Hoodlums have concluded arrangements to invade Anambra on Monday to cause mayhem, Governor Willie Obiano has raised the alarm.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara governor names 10-member judicial panel on police brutality

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has named a 10-member judicial panel of inquiry into issues of brutality, human rights abuses and extrajudicial killings by the Police.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

AIG: Attack on police officers in Sokoto will not be left unaddressed

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 10, Mr Muhammad Mustapha, says the attack on Gidan Madi Police Division in Tangaza Local Government area of Sokoto State by bandits will not be left unaddressed.

Police AIG accused of threat to life over land tussle

A businesswoman, Mrs Uju Ohanenye, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on the alleged involvement of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 13, Dammalam Mohammed, in a land tussle between her and some persons in Enugu State.
Rotary International Polio Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Emeka Offor, in a statement issued in Abuja, congratulated Nigeria for the uncommon milestone, saying “I join millions of Nigerians in celebrating this great achievement.

Emeka Offor: We committed $4.2 million to fight wild polio in Nigeria

Sir Emeka Offor Foundation has disclosed that the philanthropic organization committed $4.2 million to end the scourge of the wild polio virus in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man in police net for allegedly defrauding U.S. based lover

A 43-year old man, Sylves­ter Ehiarinmian, has been nabbed by the Police for allegedly defrauding his United States-based lover of her property and worth US$25,000.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Newly-promoted Assistant Inspector General of Police dies

An Assistant Inspector-General of Police, who was among those recently promoted and deployed, Rabiu Yusuf, is dead, according to a report.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Edo guber: Police dissolve vigilante groups ahead of poll

The Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, Zone 5, Dibai Yakadi, yesterday, directed that all community vigilante groups in Edo State should be disbanded, a few days to the September 19 governorship election to prevent arms from getting to wrong people.

Ebonyi governor asks police chief to remove state from Zone 13

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has asked Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to remove Ebonyi from the newly created zone 13 located at Ukpor in Anambra State.

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FCTA spent N29 billion on coronavirus during lockdown – minister

The Senate has been told that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA spent a total sum of N28.5billion on some activities within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT during the outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, especially during the lockdown.
The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has said only good governance will silence social media from its criticism of government.

Only good governance will silence social media criticism – NCC chair

The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has said only good governance will silence social media from its criticism of government.

INEC expresses readiness for saturday bye-elections in 11 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed readiness for the conduct of bye-elections across 11 States this Saturday.

APC sets agenda for reappointed INEC chairman, tasks him on fairness

Following the Senate’s clearance of reappointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set an agenda for the chief electoral umpire, urging him to be unbiased and apolitical.

Experts identify free zones as key route for economic recovery

As policymakers and investors explore all options available to revive the post-COVID-19 economy, a group of experts have recommended an increased focus on the industrialisation and vibrant trade flows found in Nigeria’s free trade zones.