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Ogun police chief deny receiving rifles, four million ammunition from Senator Amosun

Ogun State Police Commissioner (CP) Basir Makama on Tuesday evening denied receiving 1,000 AK47 rifles and four million ammunition from former Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
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.

Yoruba elders urge IGP Adamu to curb police brutality

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has advised the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to combat the rampancy of brutality common among policemen in the country.
Iggy Azalea

Singer Iggy Azalea to press charges over leaked nude photos

Australian American singer, Amethyst Kelly, a.ka. Iggy Azalea, 28, would be pressing charges against those that leaked her nude photos.

Police partner telecoms companies to curb kidnapping

The Nigeria Police Force and telecommunication companies have disclosed their readiness to establish a nationwide surveillance system, aimed at reducing cases of kidnapping and other crimes in the country.
Musa Kimo

AIG: Killing of innocent Nigerians by policemen won’t be tolerated

The Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police in Zone 6, Musa Kimo, has warned that the service will not tolerate the killing of innocent Nigerians by any of their men or officers.
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.

Senator Mark condemns murder of NSCDC official

Former President of the Senate, David Mark, has urged the Inspector General of Police (IG), Abubakar Adamu, to immediately ensure that the police bring the perpetrators of the killing of a Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer in Abuja last Wednesday to book.

Governor Ortom alleges sponsored attacks by APC

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was sponsoring attacks against communities in his local government.
Zubairu Halilu

Police double security ahead of governorship, state assembly elections

Ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections, the Lagos Police Commissioner, Zubairu Muazu, has said the command had doubled security especially at areas identified as flash points.

Segun Osoba defends APC’s decision to suspend Governor Amosun

Former Ogun State Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has defended the decision of the National Working Committee (NWC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) to suspend the state incumbent Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, citing different infractions of the APC Constitution by the governor.

Police withdraws criminal charges against Eunisell chief, others

The decision of the Inspector General of Police (IG) to withdrew the four-count criminal charge filed against an Industrial Chemist and Group Managing Director of Re Care and Eunisell Limited, Chika Igenga, turned dramatic following the protest by the nominal complainant.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike alleges plot to disrupt elections in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to disrupt elections in the state because its candidates are not on the ballot.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu: Snatch ballot box and face grave consequence

The acting Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, Tuesday in Abuja, echoed President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening that anyone who engages in ballot box snatching during Saturday’s poll will face the music.
Police Special Protection Unit (SPU)

Police officers attached to VIPs ‘back to base’

Following an official order by the Inspector General of police (IGP), Adamu Muhammed, that all police personnel attached to Very Important Personalities (VIP’s) accross the country be withdrawn, thousands of officers attached to Special Protection Unit (SPU) are now “back to base” this morning.

Ekiti police commissioner lauds Governor Fayemi for strengthening community policing

The Commissioner of Police, Ekiti State Command, Mr Asuquo Amba, has praised Governor Kayode Fayemi for striving hard to strengthen community policing in the state.
Mustapha Inuwa

Official: Kidnapping, banditry may affect elections in Katsina

The Katsina State Government has said the incessant kidnapping, banditry and other heinous crimes bedevilling the state may affect a hitch-free general election in the state.
President Buhari attends Flag Off of APC Presidential Campaign in Akwa-Ibom on 28th Dec 2018-6

Oby Ezekwesili: Muhammadu Buhari lacks capacity to lead, rewards incompetence, failure

Presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has said President Muhammadu Buhari lacks capacity to rule Nigeria, as he rewards incompetence and failure.

DIG warns policemen to shun illegal duty, extortion

The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in charge of Logistics and Supply, Mr. Oshodi Agboola Glover, has warned that policemen must refrain from acts that could debase the integrity of the Force, particularly going on illegal duty to extort money from innocent Nigerians.

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Bashir Makama

Ogun police chief deny receiving rifles, four million ammunition from Senator Amosun

Ogun State Police Commissioner (CP) Basir Makama on Tuesday evening denied receiving 1,000 AK47 rifles and four million ammunition from former Governor Ibikunle Amosun.

Aisha Buhari wants more women in seafaring profession

The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday asked maritime agencies to review subsisting policies to accommodate more Nigerian women in the seafaring profession.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate plans separate budget for police commands

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly is planning a separate budget for adequate funding of the 36 commands of Nigeria Police.
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar

Former Bauchi governor spent N1.2 billion on burials – aide

A social media aide to former Governor of Bauchi State, Mukhtar Jibril, has debunked the allegation that his principal, Mohammed Abubakar, spent the sum of N2.3 billion for the purchase of woods and shrouds for burial of dead bodies at the Bauchi Muslims cemetery saying 1.2 billion was actually expended.

ICPC drags former law reform commission scribe to court over ‘N26.6 million fraud’

A former Secretary to the Nigeria Law Reform Commission, Mrs. Folake Abiodun Oguneye, has been arraigned before Justice M.B. Idris of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court 29 sitting in Nyanya for fraud by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).