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[email protected]: Why we are embarking on low-key celebration – governor

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says the 28th anniversary celebration of the state’s creation is low – key due to the prevailing economic situation in the country.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Security agents prevent access into Lagos stadium

Heavily armed security operatives from the Police Command in Lagos, the Army and NSCDC have barricaded entrance to the National Stadium, Surulere ahead of the #RevolutionNow protest spearheaded by Omoyele Sowore on Monday.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly issues resolutions to NNPC, Speaker Sanwo-Olu on Ijegun pipeline explosion

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday passed a resolution, urging Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) and Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to protect pipelines in order to curtail vandalism and hazards.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun: Allegations of arms stockpile, surrendering, laughable

Former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has described as laughable, allegations he stockpiled firearms before the general elections and hurriedly handed them over to the police a day to handover.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun breaks silence on arms importation

Senator Ibikunle Amosun, former governor of Ogun State, has denied illegally importing massive cache of AK47 assault rifles and ammunition into the country and handing them over to the police towards the end of his administration.
Nigeria Police

Elections: Police, NSCDC deploy 12, 500 officers in Borno

The Police Command in Borno said it has deployed over 11, 000 men for the Saturday’s governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state.
boko haram

Boko Haram launches attacks in Borno, Yobe

Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday carried out coordinated attacks in different parts of North-east Nigeria, specifically targetting military locations.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, has disclosed that no fewer than 15,000 security operatives would be deployed to monitor Saturday’s national election in the State.

Security agencies in show of force in Kaduna

Heavily armed security men in a convoy of several vehicles yesterday patrolled the streets of Kaduna in a show of force to deter any attempt to cause violence during Saturday’s election.
Nigeria Police

Police, Army, others in show of force in Lagos

In preparation for the forthcoming general elections, the police, army and other security agencies on Saturday patrolled major highways in Lagos metropolis in a show of force.

Katsina government wants Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger Republic to synergise on security

Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa, Secretary to Katsina State Government (SGS), has called for collaboration between Katsina, Zamfara and Kaduna states and Niger Republic to improve security in the area.
Polling units set up across the state, awaiting voters and commencement of polls at 8 a.m-br --#OsunDecides2018. Photo-Twitter- inecnigeria

Osun election witnesses high turnout amid tight security

There was high turnout on Saturday as residents of Osun headed to their polling units to vote in the governorship election.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun guber: Adegboyega Oyetola, Iyiola Omisore, Ademola Adeleke in three-horse race

After weeks of rancorous campaigns, the people of Osun State will today file out to elect a new governor that will succeed Rauf Aregbesola.

Police deploy 2 copters, 300 patrol vehicles, 30 APCs for Osun poll, curfew on...

The Inspector general of the Nigerian Police Force, Ibrahim Idris, has unveiled the security arrangement for the 22 September governorship election in Osun, deploying not only adequate personnel, but also 300 patrol vehicles, 30 Armoured Personnel Carriers and two surveillance helicopters.

Police warn against vote buying, selling during Osun poll, to prosecute offenders

The Nigeria police force have warned against the buying and selling of votes in the Osun state governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday.

Group: Why Governor Ambode deserves second term

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode deserves a second term in office because he has delivered the dividends of democracy in the state.
Nigeria Police

Security cordon thrown on Ekiti as governorship poll begins

A security cordon has been thrown on Ekiti as the simultaneous accreditation and voting process is set to commence in Saturday’s governorship election.
Nigeria Police Force - NPF

Ekiti guber: Police deploy 30,000 personnel, two helicopters, others

The Nigeria Police Force has deployed 30,000 personnel for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.

‘Unity List’ flops as APC throws 29 elective positions open

Barring any last minute change, 29 of the elective offices up for grab at today’s first elective National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), will be thrown open to aspirants.

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Man jilted by girlfriend commits suicide

The Surulere Police Station on Wednesday received an information that one Kehinde Muse, 25, of No 56, Modele Street drank a substance suspected to be sniper.
Folasade Yemi-Esan

Folashade Yemi-Esan assumes duty as acting head of service

Following the suspension of Mrs Winfred Oyo-Ita, by President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Thursday assumed duty as Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
Nigeria Police

Man arrested for ‘raping 6-year-old girl’

The police in Ogun State have arrested a 43-year-old man, Oluwole Bamidele, for allegedly raping a six-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Reps minority leader tears PDP BoT apart

Members of the Board of Trustees, BOT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday publicly disagreed over the report of the committee set up to look into the circumstances that led to the emergence of Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives against the directive of the party.
Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi

Sheikh Gumi: Ex-President Jonathan, Buhari lack education on how to lead Nigeria

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Islamic cleric, says former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari both lack education on how to lead Nigeria.