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Call for revolution condemnable – APC governors

Governors on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the country have condemned the call for revolution, saying it was unpatriotic.

Police, vigilantes intimidated us into kidnapping – Repentant bandits

Some repentant bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Monday, explained why they took up arms against the people of the area.
Bello Matawalle

Security: Five North-west governors to meet in Katsina

Governors of Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto, Katsina and Zamfara states are to meet on Thursday in Katsina to strategize and strengthen efforts in tackling security issues in their states.

Soldiers begin ‘operation-stop-and-search’ in Ekiti

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday tightened security on some major highways in Ekiti State, to curb the rising spate of killings, kidnappings and other crimes.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

Ohanaeze youths give federal government seven-day ultimatum to proscribe IMN

The Coalition of Ohanaeze Youth Groups has given the Federal Government 7-day ultimatum to proscribe the activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, nationwide.

HRW: Gambian ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh ‘handpicked’ women for rape

Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups said on Wednesday.

Prophet kills, buries 25-year-old housewife after meeting on Facebook

The long arm of the Oyo state Police Command has apprehended a prophet of Cherubim and Seraphim who allegedly lured and slaughtered a 25-year-old house wife, Bosede Oguntade for money rituals, following their friendship on Facebook.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde urged to ensure Oyo does not slip back to insecurity

The African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in Oyo State during the 2019 general elections, Mr Akinwale Laosun, has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde to ensure that the state does not return to the violence era of the past.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered.

NCC begins new round of SIM registration compliance audit

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has kicked off the second phase of its subscriber identity module (SIM) registration verification and compliance audit.

Governor Dickson commends Nigerian Navy for reduced maritime crime in waterways

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has commended the Nigerian Navy for reduced maritime crime in Bayelsa waterways.
Nigeria’s Internal Affairs Minister, Abdulrahman Dambazau has commended members of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) for their partnership with the Nigeria Police to fight crimes and criminality in the country.

Minister lauds PCRC’s efforts in crime fighting

Nigeria’s Internal Affairs Minister, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has commended members of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) for their partnership with the Nigeria Police to fight crimes and criminality in the country.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

APC’s claim: Naturalise or return to Cameroon – Group tells Atiku Abubakar

The Coalition of Minority Tribes in Nigeria has called on the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to apologise to Nigerians and return to Cameroon or seek naturalization.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu deploys ‘Operation Puff Adder’ squad to Kogi

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of a squad of ”Operation Puff Adder” to Kogi, in response to the wave of violent crimes in the state.
Moronke Naomi Silekunola Ogunwusi

Ooni’s wife urges church leaders to preach against kidnapping, killings

The wife of the Ooni of Ife and the founder of En-heralds Ministry, Prophetess Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi, has charged religious leaders in the country to work harder to reduce the menace of kidnapping, killings and other crimes in the country.
Nigeria Police Force - NPF

IGP Adamu deploys ‘Operation Puff Adder’ squad to Kogi

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of a squad of “Operation Puff Adder” to Kogi, in response to the wave of violent crimes in the state.

Donald Trump sacks homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen

US President Donald Trump on Sunday announced the departure of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, underscoring his intent to toughen immigration policy amid a surge in illegal crossings along the southern border.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect of Lagos state, has urged the police to adopt modern techniques in fighting crimes.

Lagos governor-elect visits Kolade Johnson’s family

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect of Lagos state, has urged the police to adopt modern techniques in fighting crimes.

Police arrest 220 suspected criminals in Kano

Kano State command of the Nigeria Police has announced the arrest of a total 220 suspected criminals who have been posing a threat to the security of the state.

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Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly, yesterday, confirmed the appointment of Justice Kazeem Olarewaju Alogba as substantive Chief Judge of the state.