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The Cleen Foundation

Election: Group trains 130 senior police officers on security management

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), The Cleen Foundation, has trained 130 Senior Police Officers ahead of the forthcoming general elections.

Ogun politics: My encounter with violence

I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 Presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youths wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t matter that it was a Presidential convoy. But nothing in those two places is comparable to what I experienced in Sagamu, Ogun State on Sunday, January 13.

Elections: NANS accuses Akwa Ibom government of buying endorsements

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down the state government’s activities in Akwa-Ibom.
Danielson Akpan

NANS threatens to shut down Akwa Ibom government’s activities

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down government’s activities in Akwa Ibom State.

JTF: Over 40 suspected cultists arrested in Benue in December

Over 40 suspected cultists were arrested in Benue State by the Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) during the Yuletide season.

Cultists kill man in presence of girlfriend in Delta

A middle-aged man simply identified as Ossia was at the weekend allegedly clubbed to death by hoodlums suspected to be cultists.

Septuagenarian killed in Benue as police arrest six suspected cultists

The Benue State police command on Thursday confirmed the killing of a 70-year-old man by gunmen in Ugbokolo town, Okpokwu Local Government Area of the state.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.

Police nab 6 suspected cultists, armed robbers in Anambra

The police command in Anambra says it has arrested six suspected cultists and armed robbers after a gun battle that left one of the suspects injured at Ogidi near Onitsha.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest suspected robber, cultists in Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State have arrested a suspected armed robber, James Oweifa, for allegedly terrorising Yenagoa, the state capital and its environs.

Four reportedly killed in Makurdi cult clash

No fewer than four persons were, on Monday night, reportedly killed during a clash between rival cult groups, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

Suspected cultists kill four in Benue

Suspected cultists on Monday killed three members of a rival cult group in Wurukum, a suburb of Makurdi, the Benue state capital.

Police discipline 28 officers, nab 124 suspected cultists in Anambra

The Anambra Police command on Saturday said it had punished no fewer 28 police officers who committed different offences in the course of duty.
nsima ekere . apc . akwa ibom

Nsima Ekere: Why Udom Emmanuel will not return in Akwa Ibom

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere, has advanced reasons why incumbent Governor Emmanuel Udom will not be returned by the people of the state, that he has in three years squandered the heritage of the state.

Minors, six adults arrested over cultism

The police in Benue State on Friday charged two minors and six adults with criminal conspiracy, belonging to unlawful society and attempt to commit culpable homicide in a Makurdi Upper Area Court.
John Agim - Nigerian Army

Military recovers N17 million fuel from vandals

The Defence Headquarters has revealed about 120,000 liters of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) valued at N17 million illegally siphoned from vandalised Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipelines have so far been recovered.
Bolaji Fafowora

Police boss bemoans shortfalls of personnel in Kwara

Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Fafowora, on Tuesday, lamented short fall of officers and men in the command, saying that only 46 out of 116 Traffic Wardens are left to cover the whole command.

Police arrest 24-year-old cop killer in Yenagoa

The Nigeria Police Force, Bayelsa State Command says it has arrested the killer of a Police Constable, Sammy Saturday, attached to the Counter Terrorism Unit (CPU) at Tombia Roundabout in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

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James Hope College

James Hope College records remarkable 100% scores in IGCSE results

James Hope College is one of the educational initiatives under the Jim Ovia Foundation, which offers its students world-class education at a subsidized rate. James Hope College is also supported by an endowment fund and currently has 40% of its students on full scholarship.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

NBA asks President Buhari to stop Justice Onnoghen’s trial, follow due process,

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
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President Buhari promises youths ministerial slots if re-elected

Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Election: General Olonisakin reiterates military’s neutrality

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Court of Appeal fixes date to entertain Justice Onnoghen’s appeal against trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.