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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.
The Nigeria Police Force has deployed 30,000 personnel for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The police have explained how the four foreign nationals abducted on Tuesday along the Kwoi–Jere road in Kaduna State by gunmen were rescued.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigeria Police Force said it would deploy additional 26, 000 personnel for the Anambra governorship election scheduled for Nov. 18.
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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Mr Livingstone Wechie, the founder of The Integrity Group (TIG) on Friday called for revival of moribund industries to grow and develop the economy.
Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion have announced the signing of forward Percy Tau from South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns.
Senegalese referee Malang Diedhiou is hanging up his whistle after a career that has seen him take charge at the Fifa World Cup, Confederations Cup and the Olympics.
Pep Guardiola fears his preparations for Manchester City’s Premier League title defence have been affected by the World Cup.
No fewer than 130 people were killed, while 439 sustained various degrees of injury in road accidents across Ogun in the first six months of 2018.
A witness at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at Geo-science, Angulu-D, Zawan, where Governor Simon Bako Lalong was attacked on Saturday afternoon, Mr Francis Pwajok, has revealed how the IDPs initially murmured at the governor’s behaviour before pelting his convoy with stones.
A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said Friday.
The outcome of 2018 governorship poll in Ekiti has shown that the electorate, not political parties nor leaders’ clout determines victory in fair contest, says Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the N242 billion request by President Muhammadu Buhari from National Assembly to fund next year’s general elections is a plot to frustrate the general elections.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has disclosed that it is committed to ensuring that genuinely repentant Boko Haram insurgents are reintegrated to their various communities, noting however that there has been resistance by some of the communities.