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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police chief orders arrest of officer who ’caused footballer’s death’

The Commissioner of Police in Ogun State has ordered the immediate arrest of an unidentified police officer who allegedly caused the death of Tiamiyu Kazeem, a young football player.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senator Lawan: We can no longer tolerate killing of Nigerians

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the leadership of the National Assembly will no longer tolerate the unnecessary killing of Nigerians by criminals threatening the security of the country.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

South-East youths charge federal government to improve welfare of security agents

Coalition of South-East Youths, a South East based socio-political group, has called on the Federal Government to improve the benefits of security agents as a boost for the war against insurgency.
“They are Munkailu Liman Isah aka Babban Driver ’m’ 32yrs, Abdullahi Saminu aka Danmunafiki ‘m’ 21yrs and Aminu Usman ‘m’ 22yrs. This brings the number of persons arrested to eight.

Police: Some Nigerians supporting terrorists

The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Many killed as police invade terrorists’ camp in Kaduna

The police on Wednesday said they invaded Ansaru Terrorist Camp in Kaduna State and killed over 250 terrorists and bandits in the camp.

Femi Falana makes a case for state security outfits

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has made a strong case for state police. In the Maiden Memorial Public Lecture in memory of Late Professor Olumuyiwa Awe delivered today at the Trechard Hall, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Falana said: “In view of the clear provisions of the Constitution on the establishment of one police force for the federation state governors should ensure that the institution is superintended by the Nigeria Police Council.”
The Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Political Matters (Edo South), Hon Osaigbovo Iyoha, has berated the suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, over his role in the political crisis in Edo

Edo APC crisis: Adams Oshiomhole can’t set up reconciliation committee – Governor Obaseki’s aide

The Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Political Matters (Edo South), Hon Osaigbovo Iyoha, has berated the suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, over his role in the political crisis in Edo and other states’ chapter of the party across the country.

Lassa fever: NMA faults Nigeria’s preparedness for disease outbreaks

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.

A’Ibom re-run: Police arrest 79 suspects

The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, said it had arrested 79 suspects, who were allegedly involved in election related offences during Saturday’s re-run election at Essien Udim Local Government Area.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun a covert effort to Christianise Southwest Nigeria – Muslim group

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.

HURIWA asks federal government to disband Hisbah police over ‘illegal activities’

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called on the Nigerian Government to immediately disband the Hisbah police operating in the North.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun: South-West governors must join hands with other govs to press for state police...

Patron of Yoruba Community in Benue State and Chairman, Tito Group of Companies, Asiwaju Isaac Akinkunmi, has called on South-West governors to join forces with other governors from other regions who are facing common security challenges for a federal constitutional amendment that would allow for the creation of state police forces.
Lagos Police Commissioner Hakeem Odumosu

2020: Police to intensify training, re-training of officers in Lagos

According to a source at the SCIID, the department had completed a 300-capacity building with over ten offices and toilet facilities to facilitate the training of police personnel.

Ghana Police suspend officer, after shooting a football fan

Ghana’s Football Association (GFA) has condemned the violence that left a fan hospitalised with an alleged gunshot wound on Sunday after attending a league game.

PDP urges NHRC to probe use of live ammunition in Ile Arugbo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has called on the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja to probe alleged use of live ammunition and tear gas to dispersed aged women during the January 2nd, 2020 dawn demolition of Ile Arugbo in Ilorin.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, has condemned recent attacks in Plateau and Kogi communities which claimed lives of innocent Nigerians within one week, assuring that those responsible would not go unpunished.

Minister condemns Kogi, Plateau killings

The Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, has condemned recent attacks in Plateau and Kogi communities which claimed lives of innocent Nigerians within one week, assuring that those responsible would not go unpunished.=

INEC, Police trade blames over security lapses during Bayelsa/Kogi polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Police Force, on Friday traded blames for the security lapses that marred 2019 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has reaffirmed that no criminal will have a place to stay in the state which he governs with the kind of strategy that is being put in place by the state government in curbing and wiping out crimes in the state.

No criminal will have a hiding place – Ogun governor

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has reaffirmed that no criminal will have a place to stay in the state which he governs with the kind of strategy that is being put in place by the state government in curbing and wiping out crimes in the state.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.