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Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson calls for cancellation of election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw

Governor Seriake Dickson has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election in parts of the state where the exercise was characterised by brigandage, hijacking of electoral materials and personnel.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Kogi guber: We can’t be held to ransom – IGP

Ahead of Saturday’s offseason governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa states, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has assured the electorates in both states, Nigerians at large and members of the international community of the commitment of the Nigeria Police to the conduct of successful elections.

Two policemen shot dead in Bayelsa

Two policemen were on Tuesday shot dead along the Otuogidi community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: INEC, stakeholders’ meeting ends in chaos

A meeting between the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and stakeholders in Bayelsa State towards ensuring a free, fair and credible governorship election scheduled for November 16 ended in chaos Wednesday.

Bayelsa guber: APC’s, PDP’s clash disrupts INEC meeting

A stakeholders’ meeting organised on Wednesday by the national leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa State ended abruptly, following the outbursts of elders from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Mr Dele Agekameh, one time editor with Tell, columnist with The Nation and Premium Times died on Friday night in Lagos after battling renal disorder for seven years.

Veteran journalist Dele Agekame passes on

Mr Dele Agekameh, one time editor with Tell, columnist with The Nation and Premium Times died on Friday night in Lagos after battling renal disorder for seven years.

Mike Okiro leads eight former IGPs to resolve IGP, Police commission’s feud

Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and immediate past chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Sir Mike Okiro, on Thursday led eight former IGPs who held peace talk with IGP Mohammed Adamu and PSC chairman, former IGP Musiliu Smith.

Recruitment: Police padded list with unqualified candidates – PSC commissioner

Austin Braimoh, a commissioner of the police service commission (PSC), has accused the Nigeria police force (NPF) of padding the recruitment list of 10,000 constables with unqualified candidates.
Detectives are presently questioning the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, over the rape allegations levelled against him by Busola, a photographer and wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo.

Rape: COZA pastor’s grilling enters day two

The grilling of the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, has entered day two.

CRAN condemns killing of policeman, civilian by troops in Taraba

Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN) has condemned the killing of three operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and a civilian, by troops of 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Takum, Taraba State.
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President Buhari orders Army HQ to investigate Taraba police killing

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Defence Headquarters to commence an immediate investigation of the incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba, which resulted in the death of three police officers and a civilian.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: Soldiers mistook attacked policemen for kidnappers

The Nigerian Army has said the three policemen and a civilian killed by soldiers during a gun battle along Ibi-Wukari Road in Taraba State were mistaken for kidnappers.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army, Police constitute joint panel on Taraba killing

Nigerian Army and Police authorities have constituted a Joint Investigation Panel to investigate the incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba leading to the death of some police personnel on Tuesday.
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Nigerian Army: Why soldiers shot three policemen dead in Taraba

The Nigerian Army has claimed that troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba opened fire and killed some policemen who were in the area to arrest a kidnap suspect because they received distress call that they were kidnappers.
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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.

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.

Kano rerun: PDP formally writes INEC to cancel exercise

Kano State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has formally written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), seeking the cancellation of the March 23 supplementary elections in the state.
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.

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