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Compulsory retirement: Ex-AIG Joseph Mbu, Police commission explore out of court settlement

The Police Service Commission (PSC) and a former Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Joseph Mbu, have told the National Industrial Court that they are still discussing an out of court settlement in the suit filed against the commission by the retired officer.
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DIG: Police to match into forests used by bandits

The Nigeria Police Force has developed a vigorous strategies that would bring banditry to an end in the country, the Deputy Inspector General in charge of Operation, Abdulmajid Ali, disclosed in Sokoto.

Man arrested for attempting to swindle Ogun police chief

A 52-year-old suspected fraudster, Tayo Ogunmola, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly attempting to swindle the state Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama.

Officials: Bomb kills 16 in Pakistan’s market

A bomb hidden between bags of potatoes at an outdoor Pakistani market killed at least 16 people on Friday, half of them ethnic Hazaras, officials said, in an attack apparently aimed at minority Shi’ite Muslims.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.

CSOs urge INEC to stop supplementary elections in Nigeria

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an end to supplementary elections in the country.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.

CSOs condemn abuse of supplementary electoral processes by politicians

The Nigeria Civil Society (NSC) Situation Room has condemned the abuse of the electoral process by politicians in Saturday’s supplementary elections.

Police kick against bill on Senate confirmation, removal of IGP

The police on Wednesday kicked against a move to subject the confirmation of appointment and removal of the Inspector General Police (IGP) to the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

Waheed Kazeem: Pay rise will spur police performance

A retired Deputy Inspector-General (DIG) of Police, Mr Waheed Kazeem, has expressed optimism that enhanced pay package for police personnel will spur their performances.

UK, US join police commission retreat in Enugu

The Police Service Commission (PSC) management will on Monday, November, 19, 2018, storm Enugu to begin deliberations on how to chart a new direction for Nigeria Police Force.

PSC: No tension in police over DIG promotions

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has described a story in one of the daily newspapers on its page 6 of Monday, October 22, 2018, headlined: ‘Tension in Police as IGP Rejects DIG Promotions’, as misleading.

Promotion: We adhered to laid down rules – PSC

The Police Service Commission (PSC), said it was adhering strictly to rules and regulations guiding appointments, promotions and discipline in the Nigeria Police Force.

President Buhari, other African leaders to grace George Weah’s inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari is among African leaders that have indicated interest to attend the inauguration of Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, on Monday.

How ex-President Jonathan loyalists planned to abduct ex-INEC chief Attahiru Jega

There was a plot to abduct the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, in the thick of the announcement of the results of the 2015 presidential poll, a new book has revealed.

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An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.