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Senate urges thorough investigation of alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu

The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution urging security agencies to thoroughly investigate the alleged assassination attempt on its Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu.
Olusegun Runsewe

Segun Runsewe: Oil is good, but culture and tourism better

Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, has said that culture and tourism, when promoted, would earn more revenue than oil.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark names top police officers behind raid of his home

Elder statesman and leader of the South-South region, Chief Edwin Clark, has revealed the identity of the top police officers involved in the raiding of his Abuja residence, on Tuesday.

IGP Ibrahim Idris apologises to Edwin Clark over police raid

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has apologised to elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, over an unauthorised raid carried out by some policemen on his house in Abuja.

IGP orders SARS operatives to wear uniforms with identification

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has ordered operatives of the special anti-robbery squads (SARS) to wear uniforms with full identification pending the launch of new Federal-SARS uniform.

IGP Ibrahim Idris orders SARS operatives to wear uniform for identification

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has ordered members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to wear police uniforms with full identification, pending the launch of new FSARS uniform.
Nigeria Police

2019: PSC urges Nigeria Police Force to begin preparation for general elections

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has called on the Nigeria Police Force to begin preparation for the Osun governorship election scheduled for September and the 2019 general elections.

Ooni of Ife: I’m unhappy about happenings in Ekiti

The Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II says he is unhappy about the happenings in Ekiti as the state prepares for the July 14 governorship elections.
Habilal Joshak

Ekiti guber: Why we stopped Governor Fayose, PDP from holding rally – Police

The Ekiti State Police Command has said that it prevented a rally called by the state governor, Ayodele Faose, from holding on Wednesday to forestall the outbreak of violence between the two leading political parties.

Ekiti guber: Governor Wike condemns attack on Ayodele Fayose

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has condemned the brazen attack on his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayodele Fayose, by the Nigeria Police, saying that the attack was an affront on the inalienable rights of the people of Ekiti to a peaceful, free, fair and credible election.

Ekiti guber: Shooting by security agents causes tension in Ado-Ekiti

There was alleged heavy shooting by some security agents who had been occupying the gates leading to Government House since Tuesday.

Senator Saraki: IGP Ibrahim Idris must appear on Wednesday

Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, who was billed to appear before the Senate yesterday to brief the lawmakers at plenary on the ordeal of Chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Senator Dino Melaye, APC Kogi West, in the hands of the Police on alleged illegal possession of ammunition, shunned the upper chamber.

We saw Benue attacks coming – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue, says security agencies did not take proactive measures to protect the state against its aggressors after several complaints of planned attacks reported to them.

Benue killings: Police, presidency neglected our warnings – Governor Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, says security agencies did not take proactive measures to protect the state against its aggressors after several complaints of planned attacks reported to them.

Bodies of Benue New Year attack victims‘ll be given mass burial – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that the 49 dead bodies kept in various morgue in the state would be given mass burial as three days mourning would be observed in preparatory for the burial.

Benue killings: Governor Ortom withdraws from all political activities till further notice

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that he is withdrawing from all political activities until the problem of herdsmen invasion of the Benue valley is over.

Nigeria Police, NIS sign MoU on Interpol

The Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Immigration Service ( NIS), on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the extension of the use of INTERPOL i-24/7 to the service.

President Buhari pledges federal govt’s support to end women, child abuse

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the Federal Government’s readiness to support the fight against women and child abuse in Nigeria.

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Robert Mugabe ‘was forewarned about the coup that toppled him from power’ – ex-aide

Zimbabwean former president Robert Mugabe trusted his then deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa and ex-defence force chief Constantino Chiwenga more than those who "warned" him that the two were plotting a coup against him, his former aide has said.

Bauchi to conduct examination to select 2018 medical team to Jerusalem

Daniel Shawulu, Executive Secretary, Christian Pilgrimage Welfare Board (CPWB), Bauchi, on Tuesday, disclosed that an examination would be conducted for the selection of Medical Personnel team willing to work during the 2018 pilgrimage to Jerusalem from the state.

Public sitting on SARS reform opens in Lagos

The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip and improve the welfare of the police.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: Group begs Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar on peaceful electioneering

A socio-political organisation, the Integrated Movement for Positive Change (IMPC) has appealed to Nigerians especially, the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to campaign peacefully.
Nigerian star Seyi Shay

Seyi Shay: Meek Mill, Ludacris were blown away by my new project

Seyi Shay says American rappers, Meek Mill and Ludacris, were “blown away” when they listened to her new album project in Atlanta, US.