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FSARS commanders undergo training on human rights

The police on Monday in Lagos commenced a two-week training on human rights for Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS) commanders nationwide to reposition the outfit.

SARS: Experts call for total police reform

Some security experts in Lagos have called for a total reform of Nigeria Police as an institution to enhance the security of lives and property in the country.

Police restate commitment to reform SARS

Mr Haliru Gwandu, Commissioner of Police, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), on Thursday restated the police commitment to reforming the SARS personnel for improved security in the country.

CP: FSARS not directed to stop and search

Edo police commissioner Haliru Gwandu says operatives of the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) are not directed to stop and search.

2019: IGP Ibrahim Idris warns officers against unethical conduct

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Tuesday warned officers of the Nigeria Police Force against unethical conduct during the 2019 general elections.

Babatude Kokumo appointed new Edo police commissioner

Edo State Police command now has a new Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Babatude Kokumo.

Oba of Benin inaugurates alternative dispute resolution committee

The Benin Monarch, Oba Ewuare II, on Thursday inaugurated the Benin Customary Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (BCADRC), to arbitrate in disputes between individuals and communities in the Kingdom.

The forgotten conversations

If you think the problem is federalism, you will vigorously push for “true federalism” and such like. If you think the problem is revenue allocation, you will fight for the Nigerian definition of “fiscal federalism” — by which is meant “higher derivation payment”.

Killers of 3 policemen are militants – Edo CP

The Police Commissioner in Edo State, Mr. Haliru Gwandu, has described the killers of three police officers and the abductors of the Executive Director of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park, Dr. Andy Ehanire, as militants.

Police parade native doctor for aiding human trafficking in Edo

The Edo State Police Command, on Thursday, paraded a native doctor for allegedly aiding and abetting human trafficking.

Traditional ruler flees as youths burn palace

The traditional ruler of Oghoghobi community, in the Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, His Royal Highness, Kingsley Omorose, has fled the community.

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Court admits more evidence against ex-NHIS boss

Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, admitted a document tendered in evidence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Martins Thomas, a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

Minister: Federal government to complete N5.5 billion road project in Osun

The Federal Government on Thursday said that it would complete the N5.5 billion Ila-Oragun-Ekanmeje road project, Osun, before the end of the year.
John Nnia Nwodo and Atiku Abubakar

Election: Ohanaeze insists on Atiku Abubakar, restructuring

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo in collaboration with Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) on Thursday insisted on its preference for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Elections: I’m not under any pressure to resign – INEC chairman

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, says he is not under any pressure and has not considered resigning even though there have been calls in some quarters seeking his resignation.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Five killed, several kidnapped in Boko Haram attacks in Chad

Boko Haram jihadists killed five people, wounded five others, and kidnapped nine — including six women — in attacks on two villages in western Chad, an official source told AFP Thursday.