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Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

President Buhari approves re-organisation of police, creates new formations

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a major re-organisation of Nigeria Police Force, creating a full-fledged intelligence unit cut out of the Force Criminal Investigation Department, and five new zonal commands, among other structural changes.

Senator Kashamu petitions police over PDP office invasion, assassination attempt

A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party in Ogun State and a former senator representing Ogun East, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has reported some party leaders to the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Ajmee Iliyasu, over alleged plan to invade the party secretariat.
( standing in front row)Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (4th left); Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (3rd left); Deputy Inspector- General of Police, Michael Ogbizi (4th right); Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori (2nd right); Chief Judge of Delta State, Hon. Justice Marshal Umukoro (right); His Royal Highness, Obi Emmanuel Efeizomor the II, Obi of Owa (3rd right); Brig. Gen. Ibahim Jallo (left); Delta State Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa (2nd left); and others, during the Inauguration of State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC) and State Community Policing Committee (SCPC), held at the Banquet Hall, Government House ,Asaba. Friday

Delta governor inaugurates committees on community policing

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, inaugurated two committees on community policing, saying it was in response to yearnings of citizens for local policing apparatus to check rising security challenges in the state.
Operatives of the NIgerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), have arrested four Northern Youths who sneaked into the State from Niger State despite an inter-state travel ban by the Federal Government.

Four arrested in Abeokuta for riding bike from Minna

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested four Northern Youths who sneaked into the State from Niger State despite an inter-state travel ban by the Federal Government.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, while inaugurating the team in Abuja, said the move was part of efforts to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigeria sets up agric emergency response team

The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated a seven-man Joint Technical Task Team on Emergency Response to COVID-19 to ensure unrestricted movement of agricultural products across the country.

Police arrest five over naval officer’s death

The Zone 6 Headquarters of the Nigeria Police in Calabar has arrested the suspected killers of Naval Sub Lt. David Igbashal.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police warn officers against extortion, abuse of power

The Nigeria Police Force has warned its officers against extortion and abuse of power while enforcing the lockdown orders.

Former LASTMA chief Chris Olakpe passes on

Former Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, (LASTMA), Mr Chris Olakpe, is dead.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Court okays process to begin Oluwo’s assault trial

An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court on Friday granted an ex parte motion filed by the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dirkrullahi Akinropo, seeking an order compelling the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, to appear for trial over an alleged assault against him.
Despite denial by the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, that he did not punch the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Akinropo, he (Agbowu), on Sunday, insisted that Oluwo punched him.

Court orders Oluwo of Iwo to appear for ‘assault’

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Friday ordered the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, to appear in court over an alleged assault.
Despite denial by the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, that he did not punch the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Akinropo, he (Agbowu), on Sunday, insisted that Oluwo punched him.

Agbowu sues Oluwo for assault

The Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Dhikirullahi Akinropo, has sued the Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, for allegedly assaulting him.

Three baby factories discovered in Imo

An investigation by newsmen has revealed that at least three illegal orphanage homes popularly known as baby factory, have been discovered in Imo state.
Sagamu-based footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu,

IGP: Policemen on illegal duty ‘killed’ Sagamu footballer

AS a fallout of the circumstances surrounding the death of Remo Stars Football Club player Kazeem Tiamiyu, and the crisis that it triggered, the Inspector General of Police (IG) Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday disbanded the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS).
Sagamu-based footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu,

Police dismiss officer involved in Sagamu footballer’s death

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Ahmed Iliyasu, has approved the dismissal of one Olaniyi Ogunsoro, an Inspector with the Abeokuta Zonal Intervention Squad of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, who was the policeman involved in the death of the Sagamu-based footballer, Kazeem Tiyamiyu, on Saturday.

Police recommend SARS operative’s dismissal over Sagamu footballer’s killing

The Ogun State Police Command has recommended that the operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad allegedly involved in the killing of the Assistant Captain of Remo Stars Football Club, Tiamiyu Kazeem, be dismissed.
Despite denial by the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, that he did not punch the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Akinropo, he (Agbowu), on Sunday, insisted that Oluwo punched him.

Oluwo makes u-turn, pledges to respect suspension by Osun monarchs

The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, has pledged to respect the decision of the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers that suspended him for six months over alleged indecent acts.
Despite denial by the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, that he did not punch the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Akinropo, he (Agbowu), on Sunday, insisted that Oluwo punched him.

Agbowu insists Oluwo punched him

Despite denial by the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, that he did not punch the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Akinropo, he (Agbowu), on Sunday, insisted that Oluwo punched him, and then accused an Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, of lying.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Osun: Oluwo of Iwo suspended for six months

Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, was on Friday suspended for the duration of six months by the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers, following an alleged physical assault on a fellow monarch.

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

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