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INEC: Deployment of 30,000 policemen based on security needs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Monday said the deployment of about 30,000 policemen for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State was based on security needs.
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Ekiti guber: Police deploy 30,000 personnel, two helicopters, others

The Nigeria Police Force has deployed 30,000 personnel for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.

Plateau killings: President Buhari approves N10 billion for affected communities

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said N10 billion would be made available for the rehabilitation of affected communities in Plateau State which recently witnessed attacks by suspected herdsmen that claimed over 86 lives.

‘Unity List’ flops as APC throws 29 elective positions open

Barring any last minute change, 29 of the elective offices up for grab at today’s first elective National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), will be thrown open to aspirants.

APC Convention: Police deploy 5,000 personnel, two helicopters; FRSC deploys 1,000

The Nigeria Police Force has deployed 5,000 personnel comprising the Police Mobile Force (PMF), the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) and Special Protection Unit (SPU) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention scheduled for June 23 in Abuja.

Man arrested for defrauding corps member

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Ondo State has arrested a 20-year-old man, Kayode Ojo, for allegedly defrauding one Momodu Yekini of N111,000.

Nigerian military expresses readiness to permanently end Boko Haram insurgency

Following various deterrent options put in place by the Federal Government to dissuade Boko Haram terrorists from their course of insurgency; the Nigerian military have spearheaded efforts to finding lasting solution to the menace of the terrorists.

Police confirm 3 suicide bombers, 1 other person killed in Maiduguri attack

The police in Borno on Saturday confirmed one person killed and 13 others wounded in the Friday night suicide bomb attack in Muna area of Maiduguri.

IGP Ibrahim Idris warns unit commanders against violation of withdrawal order

The Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has warned all police Unit Commanders against flouting the order to withdraw personnel from VIPs as well as political and public office holders in the country.

Killings: Police arrest 145 suspects in Benue

Following the incessant clash between Fulani Herdsmen and Farmers in some local government in Nasarawa State, the Police has announced the arrest of 145 suspects.

How abducted Americans, Canadians were rescued – Police

The police have explained how the four foreign nationals abducted on Tuesday along the Kwoi–Jere road in Kaduna State by gunmen were rescued.

Herdsmen crisis: President Buhari orders IGP Ibrahim Idris move to Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to move immediately to Benue State to restore law and order and forestall the escalation of herdsmen-farmers crisis.

Police deploy Helicopters, MOPOL, Special squads to Benue, Rivers

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has deployed five additional units of mobile police force, helicopters and special intelligence squads to troubled local councils in Benue and River states.

Yuletide: IGP Ibrahim Idris orders water tight security in churches, parks, others

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered a water-tight security across the country to ensure a hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Police strategises for yuletide security nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has ordered a comprehensive operational strategy to beef-up security nationwide during the Christmas and New Year.

Police begin “surprise stop-and-search” to curb crime in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara says it has begun a surprise ‘stop-and-search’ operation as an effort to curb criminal activities in the state.

Police to deploy additional 26,000 personnel for Anambra elections

The Nigeria Police Force said it would deploy additional 26, 000 personnel for the Anambra governorship election scheduled for Nov. 18.

Anambra guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris deploys DIG, AIG, 3 commissioners for security

Ahead of next Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, deployed a Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Operation to handle security arrangement before and during the exercise.

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