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Governor Okowa gives police ultimatum over herdsmen menace

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.

IGP urges officers to intensify efforts in tackling security challenges

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.

Governor Okowa: Delta farmers told to pay herdsmen before they can enter their farms

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.

Outrage in police over alleged lopsided promotions

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 Dickson backs establishment of state police

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.

Oba of Benin takes measures to stop arbitrariness

Benin Monarch is taking action to ensure fair play, prevent arbitrary arrest and stop false charges against innocent citizens in rural areas over communal matters.

Governor Bindow condemns increase of armed robbery in Adamawa

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.

Police trains 150 officers, others in counter terrorism

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.

Police to arraign 37 suspected IPOB members in court on Monday

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.

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Ex-IGP Gambo Jimeta passes on in Abuja

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 wear popular home kit against Iceland, Argentina

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.

Police: At least 10 killed in Zambia mine dump collapse

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.

Odion Ighalo: Iceland game will be different from Croatia

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 criticised for Senegal ‘beach sellers’ tweet

Lord Sugar has been criticised for an "unhelpful and ignorant" tweet comparing Senegal's World Cup team to sellers on the "beach in Marbella".