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Adams Oshiomhole

Confusion, as IGP approves, suspends APC mega rally

Confusion continues to trail the mega rally for the defection of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Thursday night, as the Inspector-General of Police, Abubakar Adamu Mohammed, issued two separate letters of approval and suspension of the rally.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP suspends Edo APC faction rally

The Inspector–General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has approved the suspension of the planned rally by a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State to forestall any breakdown of law and order.
A sergeant with the Nigerian Air Force, Umaru Bashir, has won the 2019 edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos.

Nigerian Air Force sergeant wins Gani Fawehinmi Awards

A sergeant with the Nigerian Air Force, Umaru Bashir, has won the 2019 edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos.
Nigeria Police

Police nab two suspected illegal refinery operators, impound 30,000 litres of fuel

Operatives of Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Special Task Force on Pipeline Vandalization, at Ukenurhie community in Ughelli North Council area of Delta state, arrested two suspected illegal refinery dealers and an estimated 30,000litres of locally-refined diesel.
Mohammed Adamu

PSC: No rift with IGP

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has denied any rift with the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohamed Adamu, or the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

IGP: Why policemen collect bribe

The Ghanaian Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh, has said the willingness of civilians to offer policemen bribes is responsible for the unprofessional conduct of officers.

Kogi governor, police chief must produce Salome Abuh’s killers – women coalition

A coalition of women organisations have called on Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to fish out killers of Acheju Salome Abuh, said to a woman leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State.

Police recruitment: Court to deliver judgment in PSC suit on December 4

The Federal High Court Abuja will on December 4, deliver judgment in the suit filed by the Police Service Commission against the Nigeria Police Force over the recruitment of 10,000 constables.
Security personnel had mounted checkpoints in major junctions in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, as the state votes to elect its governor.

Kogi guber: Security agencies must strategise to check violence – CPI

Worried by the high level of violence and palpable tension ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Kogi State, Challenge Parenthood Initiative (CPI), an election observer group has called on security agencies to strategise and check all forms of violence and thuggery activities, give Kogi people hope of their safety.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Kogi guber: We can’t be held to ransom – IGP

Ahead of Saturday’s offseason governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa states, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has assured the electorates in both states, Nigerians at large and members of the international community of the commitment of the Nigeria Police to the conduct of successful elections.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Kogi guber: SDP opts out of peace accord after ‘attack’ on candidate

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi state, the Social Democratic Party SDP has declined to assent to the Peace Accord being spearheaded by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, following the reported attack on its candidate, Barr. Natasha Akpoti at the venue of the event in Lokoja, the state capital.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: We’ll overrun Governor Bello, APC across Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will overrun Governor Yahaya Bello and his All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 election in the state.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: CSO calls on US, UK to place visa ban on corrupt RECs

A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Concerned Nigerians, CN, at the weekend, called on the United States of America, USA, and the United Kingdom, UK, to place visa ban on corrupt Residential Electoral Commissioners, RECs, if found wanton during the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections coming up on November 16, 2019.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police redeploy several senior officers

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the redeployment of the recently promoted Commissioners of Police to the rank of Assistant Inspectors General (AIG).
Lagos State High Court.

Your confessional statements voluntary – Judge tells Evans’ co-defendants

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court, Lagos, has rejected the claim by two co-defendants of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, that a confessional statement was extracted from them was done under duress by the police.
Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General (DG) of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the monthly allowance of corps members is tied to the national minimum wage and any hike will depend on the new wage.

Bayelsa guber: Violate electoral rules, face prosecution – NYSC chief warns corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Director-General, Brig-General Ibrahim Shauibu, has sternly warned that corps members to be deployed as ad-hoc staff in next weekend’s Bayelsa governorship election, would be prosecuted if they violate any electoral rule.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: Police chief reads riot act to election defaulters

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Adamu Abubakar, has warned persons planning to foment trouble during next weekend’s Bayelsa State governorship election to stay away from all polling boots or incur the wrath of battle-ready security agents that will be on duty.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: INEC, political parties sign peace accord

History was made on Thursday in Yenagoa, when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and all the 45 political parties that nominated candidates for next weekend’s Bayelsa state governorship election, signed a peace accord.

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Abductors of pregnant woman, nine-year-old girl demand N30 million

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Kogi PDP guber ticket: Court to rule on motion for joinder

Those hoping for an early resolution of the controversy over the rightful owner of the Kogi People’s Democratic Party, PDP Governorship ticket have had their waiting time extended.