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The Network On Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN) has called for urgent reforms in the Nigeria Police Force to check cases of human rights abuses and other challenges bedeviling the force.
Democracy becomes a sham if elections are carried out by people who should be impartial and neutral umpires, but who show no integrity, acting with blatant partiality, duplicity and imbecility. For all democrats and those carrying out the process of elections, there must be the redline that must not be crossed in tactics and practices of democracy.
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of two hundred and thirty nine senior police officers.
Following the siege to the residences of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu by the police and other security agencies, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday cautioned the Presidency and the police over the threat to the nation’s democracy.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has written to President Muhammadu Buhari calling for an independent probe on the killing at the Bayelsa State owned Niger Delta University (NDU) during last month unrest.
The Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoue II , has absolved the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, of any complicity in the robbery incident that took place in Offa, Kwara state on April 5, this year.
The Olofa of Offa, Mufutau Gbadamosi, says his people will not be party to any attempt to ridicule or embarrass Senate President Bukola Saraki.
There are indications that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has ordered the Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Mr. Muhammad Mustafa, to dislodge suspected herdsmen who had held three communities hostage in the state.
The Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, on Saturday, visited Daura, Katsina State where he condoled President Muhammadu Buhari over the demise of his sister-in-law.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dragged 16 Nigerian officials to a United States District Court for the District of Columbia for their alleged direct or indirect complicity in the alleged extrajudicial killings of its members/Biafrans who had launched peaceful protests in the wake of arrest and detention of its leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
The Federal Government, on Tuesday, amended the criminal charge it preferred against Senator Isah Misau before an Abuja High Court at Maitama by increasing the counts from five to seven.
The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, yesterday, ordered the Federal Government to serve on the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau, the criminal charges it preferred against him.
The Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama on Monday adjourned until Thursday the arraignment of the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau, who was charged by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation with making injurious falsehood against the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris.
The EFCC this week reported attack on its premises and a death threat to its official Ishaku Sharu, who heads the Foreign Exchange Malpractices Fraud Section and oversees corruption investigation involving several politically exposed persons.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), police command yesterday announced the dismissal of four police Sergeants found guilty of theft at the Gwarimpa, residence of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy aircraft, military equipment and personnel in Abuja during rehearsals for its 55th Anniversary celebration.
Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.
Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.
The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.
Nigeria’s inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has said principal officers of the Nigeria Police Force will be sanctioned if personnel under their supervision is found guilty of the misuse of firearms.
Manchester United travel to Barcelona on Tuesday needing another miraculous Champions League fightback from a 1-0 first-leg defeat on home soil to make the semi-finals.
The governor-elect of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, said Wednesday that he is going to complete projects left behind by his predecessor, Ibikunle Amosun, when he begins his administration.
Defending champions Manchester City had leapfrogged Jurgen Klopp's side earlier in the day by winning 3-1 at Crystal Palace but, after Sadio Mane headed in the opener at Anfield, Salah came up with a sensational long-range drive to seal all three points.
Ahead of Kogi State governorship election scheduled for November, Kola Ologbondiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Wednesday, boasted that the winning streak of the party in the just concluded governorship elections would be repeated in the state.