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Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the Delta State governor, has given the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) in charge of Zone 5, Rasheed Akintunde, an ultimatum to curb the activities of herdsmen in parts of the state immediately.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has reiterated call on police personnel to intensify efforts in tackling security challenges in the country.
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday raised alarm that three communities in Uwheru, Ughelli North Local Government Area have been occupied by the ravaging herdsmen, charging security agencies to their curb nefarious activities in the state before it snowballs into crisis.
There is discontent among some officers and men from South-East and South-South geopolitical zones in the police over what they described as “marginalisation of our officers” from the regions in the promotion of personnel.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State yesterday restated his belief that unless the Federal Government agreed to agitations for the establishment of state police in Nigeria, insecurity throughout the country would not end soon.
Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa has decried the increased reports of arm robbery in the state, urging security agencies to rise up to the situation.
A National Counter Terrorism Incident Commanders Management Course for Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSPs) and Chief Superintendents of Police (CSPs) as well as their counterparts in other security agencies has opened in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
The Abia State Police Command of Nigeria Police Force on Saturday disclosed that it has arrested 37 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who were reportedly arrested during the unrest in Abia State would face prosecution.
A close family friend told newsmen that Mr Jimeta, who hails from Adamawa state, died in the early hours of Wednesday in Abuja.
Super Eagles will wear their hugely popular home kit for their next two World Cup Group D matches against Iceland and Argentina, according to a report.
At least 10 subsistence miners were killed when a mine dump collapsed in Zambia’s second-largest city and copperbelt mining hub Kitwe on Wednesday, police said.
Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has said in an interview today that their second group game against Iceland in the on going Russia 2018 World Cup will be different from Croatia one.
Lord Sugar has been criticised for an "unhelpful and ignorant" tweet comparing Senegal's World Cup team to sellers on the "beach in Marbella".
Human rights lawyer Festus Keyamo says Gani Fawehinmi was blacklisted by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for supporting President Muhammadu Buhari in 1985.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed 284 personnel and two ambulances to ensure safety on the roads across the state during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.
Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has warned Nigeria against starting Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup opener against Croatia slowly.
The Federal Government has announced plans to establish large ranches in 10 pilot states of Adamawa, Benue, Ebonyi, Edo, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Oyo, Plateau, Taraba and Zamfara.
Mohamed Salah is expected to return from his shoulder injury for Egypt's World Cup clash against hosts Russia on Tuesday after he sat out the 1-0 opening defeat to Uruguay.