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36 Police PROs storm Anambra for conference

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Tuesday declared open the conference of Police Public Relations Officers (PPROs) from the 36 State Police Commands of the Nigeria Police Force, taking place at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu, Anambra State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor appoints 180 additional aides

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has appointed 180 additional aides to serve as Executive Assistants, Technical Assistants and Senior technical Assistants.

Police spend N500 million for officers on NHIS

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) said it has spent over N500m to pay medical bills of its personnel through the Health Management Organisation (HMO) under the National Health Insurance Scheme,
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun government to demolish houses harbouring kidnappers, sets up trust fund

Prince Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State governor, has said that the government will pull down houses where kidnappers are found and their certificates of occupancy revoked.

Petty jealousy, envy responsible for police, army rivalry – ex-police chief

A retired Assistant Inspector General, AIG, of Police, Ambrose Aisabor, says so long as there is no proper sharing of information among security agencies, the rivalry would remain a regular occurrence.

Police deploy men for Salah celebration

As part of efforts put in place to ensure a hitch-free Eid Kabir celebration, the AIG Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos has deployed policemen to ensure adequate security during the ceremony.

Police chief assures Chinese of adequate security

The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, AIG Lawal Shehu on Friday assured Nigerians and Chinese citizens in the country of adequate security.
Joseph Mbu

Compulsory retirement: Ex-AIG Joseph Mbu, Police commission explore out of court settlement

The Police Service Commission (PSC) and a former Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Joseph Mbu, have told the National Industrial Court that they are still discussing an out of court settlement in the suit filed against the commission by the retired officer.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu orders 24 hours surveillance on FCT, environs

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday ordered 24 hours surveillance on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs to forestall break down of law and order.

Tribunal judge petitions police against litigant, lawyer for ‘defamation’

A petitioner, who has an election matter before the panel, Matthew Damkor, has petitioned the President of Court of Appeal, urging the Presiding Judge of the tribunal, Justice A.A. Adeleye, to excuse himself from his case.
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Police warn criminal herdsmen, others to stay clear of Ogun, Lagos

The Zone 2 police command, Onikan, Lagos, has read the riot act to herdsmen to stay clear of its command, comprising Lagos and Ogun states or face the wrath of the force.

FRSC to tackle smugglers through number registration

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says that effective collaboration among federal agencies, including the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), have made vehicle smuggling a less lucrative business.

Five women held for cross-border ‘trafficking’ of children

Detectives at the Police Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) in Alagbon, Ikoyi, have arrested five women for allegedly trafficking children from Benin Republic into Nigeria.
Kelechi Onuzuruike

Abia Assemblyman faces probe for allegedly lying under oath

The President General of Ohuhu Youth Council and former deputy chairman of Umuahia North council area of Abia state, Hon Chinedu Obilor, has called on security agencies to prosecute without delay Hon Kelechi Onuzurike, member representing Umuahia North state constituency.

Community alleges police attempt to shield suspected kidnapper

People of Okpalaegwu kindred of Amawa Ogbunike, Oyi local government area of Anambra State have raised alarm over alleged attempt by the police to shield suspected mastermind of the kidnap of their son, Emeka Okoye from facing the law.
In order to checkmate activities of criminals in the state and their sponsors, Edo State Police Command on Thursday launched a security action plan, code-named Operation Puff Adder.

Police launch Operation Puff Adder in Edo

In order to checkmate activities of criminals in the state and their sponsors, Edo State Police Command on Thursday launched a security action plan, code-named Operation Puff Adder.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Operation ‘Puff Adder’: Police seek public support in Kebbi

The Police in Kebbi, on Tuesday appealed for support from the general public to ensure the success of operation ‘PUFF ADDER’ in Kebbi.
3 The Nigerian Army has assured the Vigilante-Hunters Association in Borno state of its readiness to collaborate with the Association in the ongoing counter insurgency operations in the North East.

500 vigilantes, hunters join Operation Puff Adder in Sokoto

Five hundred vigilantes and local hunters have joined the Operation Puff Adder launched in Sokoto State yesterday.

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ICPC blames nation’s poverty on corruption

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof Bolaji Owasanonye, on Tuesday, blamed Nigeria’s poverty on the high level of corruption in the country.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Lagos governor seeks assembly’s approval for N250 billion loan

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has re-ordered the 2019 Budget of the state with a letter to the state Assembly seeking a loan of N250bn.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA supremo calls for stronger fight against racism after Bulgaria vs England scandal

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for "new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football" in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Francis Uzoho ruled out for six months with injury

Uzoho sustained the injury and was stretchered out of the match midway through the second half of the friendly and was subsequently replaced by new invitee Maduka Okoye.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Nigeria will be $1.5 billion richer with PSC Bill – Senate president

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has declared the Federal Government would be $1.5billion richer next year following the passage of the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract (PSC) (Amendment) Bill by the Senate.