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Suspected killer of Gombe university don arrested by police

25 years old Simon Olocher suspected to have killed a Professor with the Federal University Kashere in Gombe State has been arrested and paraded by the State Police Command on Friday.
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Police: Why we paid constables, others ‘huge amounts’ for Osun election

The Nigeria Police on Wednesday offered explanations on why it paid policemen deployed for Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State what was considered to be huge amount of money.
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Osun guber: Police warns officers against fraternising with politicians

The Nigeria Police has warned its men and officers that will provide security in the Osun Sept. 22 governorship election to eschew fraternising with politicians or collecting bribe from them.
Assistant Commmisoner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, head of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) poses during an interview on the public's demand for the recall of the Special Anti Robbery Squid (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja, Nigeria December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Police recover N11.1 million bribe from personnel

The Nigeria Police Force Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit has said that the unit has recovered N11.1 million as bribes from police officers on various offences.

SARS: IGP Ibrahim Idris issues directive against wearing mufti while armed

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has directed that no official of the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) should, from now, carry arms without wearing the police uniforms.

Police: ISIS terrorists have links in Borno IDP camps

The Borno Police Command said on Wednesday that the Islamic State of West African Province, a faction of ISIS, had its spies operating from Internally Displaced Persons camps in Borno.

NEMA to repatriate 56,000 Borno IDPs from Niger Republic

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Wednesday that it had concluded plans to repatriate 56,000 Borno Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), from Difa, Niger Republic.
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Chioma Ajunwa: Why Nigerian athletes are struggling

Nigerian Olympic champion, Chioma Ajunwa, has blamed the decline in Nigeria’s dominance in athletics to the lack of programs to identify and nurture young talents.

Woman, five others get bail over alleged N72m fraud

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Thursday slammed a N60 million bail on a businesswoman, Chinweze Agada, for allegedly defrauding a Bureau De Change operator to the tune of N72 million.

Police restate commitment to reform SARS

Mr Haliru Gwandu, Commissioner of Police, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), on Thursday restated the police commitment to reforming the SARS personnel for improved security in the country.
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Bill to create state police passes first reading in Senate

The first reading of the Constitution Alteration Bill for the Establishment of State Police and other related matters was taken at the Senate plenary Thursday.

Governor Ishaku, others condemn attack on Taraba communities

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has joined other notable voices to condemn the attacks on some villages in Lau Local Government Area of the state which has led to the death of over 42 persons and displacement of over a thousand people.

Bayelsa police commissioner decorates 83 promoted personnel

The Bayelsa State Police Commissioner, Mr. Don Awunah, has decorated 83 personnel of the State Police Command elevated to different ranks.

IGP Ibrahim Idris sets up crack team to investigate killing of seven policemen

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has set up a seven-man team of crack detectives, Scene of Crime Experts and Technical Intelligence Unit of the Force to investigate the killing of seven policemen while on duty in Abuja on Monday by suspected criminals.
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30,000 security personnel for Ekiti election

Security agencies, including the Nigerian Police Force are to jointly deploy 30,000 officers and men to enhance adequate security during the July 12 governorship election in Ekiti State.

CP decorates 170 police officers in Kano

The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, Rabi’u Yusuf, has tasked the 170 newly promoted officers at the command to work hard and deliver quality service delivery to the Public.

Edo police chief decorates 20 promoted officers

The Commissioner of Police in Edo, Johnson Kokumo, has urged officers of the command to put in more efforts at their duty posts while ensuring they work in tandem with the objectives and vision of the Force.

Olubadan bans new Ibadan high chiefs from observing masquerade dance

The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has stopped this year’s masquerade dance for Ibadan high chiefs.

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Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has identified the youthful age of his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, as a great asset to Nigeria

Ayodele Fayose: Aminu Tambuwal’s youthful age a great asset to Nigeria

With barely three weeks to the forthcoming national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party where the party is expected to picks its candidate for next year’s presidential election, Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has identified the youthful age of his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, as a great asset to Nigeria.
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PDP: Many persons of questionable character in Muhammadu Buhari’s government

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday said the revelation that the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, skipped the compulsory one-year national service further validates its position that President Muhammadu Buhari has many persons of questionable character in his cabinet.

Peace Day: Dickson Akoh tasks youths on unity, peace

The National Commandant, Peace Corp of Nigeria (PCN), Mr Dickson Akoh, on Friday urged youths to be advocates of peace and avoid ethno-religious and socio-political tension.
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South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa names panel on land reform

South African President Cypril Ramaphosa, on Friday announced the appointment of a Panel on land reform amid rising concerns over the government’s bid to expropriate land without compensation.

2019: Abdulsalami Abubakar warns against Nigeria’s disintegration

Former Head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday said he will forever be an enemy of anyone that tried to hinder the democratic development of Nigeria or plunge Nigeria into crisis.