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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police arrest 1,527 kidnap suspects, recover 2,037 firearms in 2019

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that the force had arrested 1, 527 kidnap suspects and recovered 2,037 firearms across the country in 2019.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

Governor Sanwo-Olu pledges to focus on technology to secure Lagos

Lagos State Governor Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to focus on technology to combat crime in the state.

Cameroon needs Russian armoured personnel carriers, helicopters to deal with Boko Haram – ambassador

Cameroon is interested in purchasing Russian-made armoured personnel carriers, as well as military transport helicopters and attack helicopters, the country’s ambassador to Russia, Mahamat Paba Sale, said in an interview with Sputnik.
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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.
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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.

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NDDC to pay scholars stranded abroad by the end of the week

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MOMAN: Nigeria heading towards full deregulation of petrol

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#RevolutionNow: Police take over venue of Lagos rally, arrest two

The protest which was initially supposed to hold at Allen Junction in Lagos was taken to Computer Village area, Ikeja.

#RevolutionNow: DSS arrests protesters in Osogbo

The Department of State Services on Wednesday morning has arrested Olawale Bakare and six other #Revolutionnow protesters wearing orange colour cap around Olaiya Area of Osogbo, Osun State capital.
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Manchester City agree personal terms with Bournemouth’s Nathan Ake

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