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The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

Police deploy task force to Katsina to combat banditry, kidnapping

The Acting Inspector General of Police (IG) Muhammed Adamu has deployed Special Task Force to eight frontline local government areas of Katsina State in order to combat kidnapping and banditry in the state.
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Elections: Police, NSCDC deploy 12, 500 officers in Borno

The Police Command in Borno said it has deployed over 11, 000 men for the Saturday’s governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state.

11 killed as suicide bombers, gunman attack worshippers in Maiduguri

Eleven persons have died in an early morning suicide attack on Muslim worshippers in Maiduguri, Borno State.
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CP Mu’azu: I assure Lagosians of round-the-clock security

The new Police Commissioner in Lagos State, Zubairu Mu’azu, says he is in Lagos to ensure the people are safe and secure.
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Police deploy 2,000 personnel for President Buhari’s rally in Lafia

The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has deployed 2,000 personnel to provide security during President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election rally on Wednesday in Lafia.
The siege on the residence of the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye, by the police, has entered day four.

Police denies trying to break into Dino Melaye’s residence

Nigeria Police has denied allegations that it plans to break into the Abuja residence of Nigeria lawmaker, Dino Melaye.

Police kill 104 bandits, arrest 85 in Zamfara

The Nigeria Police Force said it has killed 104 armed bandits during an attack on Mahanga forest in Birnin Mogaji in local government area of Zamfara State.

34 IPOB members arrested for killing Police Inspector, wounding DPO, burning patrol van

Thirty-four members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra have been arrested for the killing of a Police Inspector, injuring a Divisional Police Officer and setting ablaze a police patrol van in Nnewi, Anambra State.

Police deploy 2 copters, 300 patrol vehicles, 30 APCs for Osun poll, curfew on...

The Inspector general of the Nigerian Police Force, Ibrahim Idris, has unveiled the security arrangement for the 22 September governorship election in Osun, deploying not only adequate personnel, but also 300 patrol vehicles, 30 Armoured Personnel Carriers and two surveillance helicopters.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police deploy 2,992 officers and men in Bauchi

No fewer than 2992 officers and men have been deployed by the police in Bauchi State to maintain law and order throughout the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

Eid-El-Kabir: Police deploy 1,000 additional officers in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has deployed an “additional 1,000” police officers across the state for the Eid-El-Kabir celebration.

Sallah: Police, NSCDC deploy 4,000 personnel in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Commands of Nigerian Police and Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), have deployed no fewer than 4,000 personnel to ensure hitch free Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.

Police: 8 persons killed in Borno suicide bomb attack

The Police Command in Borno, on Monday confirmed eight persons killed in an early morning suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Konduga Local Government Area (LGA), of the state.

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.

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.

Suicide bombers hit crowded Borno military market

The Borno state Police Command has confirmed the twin suicide attacks by suspected female terrorists onboard a tricycle (Keke Napep) on Wednesday in an attempt to infiltrate defunct 333 Artillery Mammy Military Market in Maiduguri, the state capital.

Nigerian Army moves to stop rivalry, scuffles among security agencies

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA), Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh wednesday described as embarrassing, incidences of fights between operatives of the police and other security agencies.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
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Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.