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IGP Ibrahim idris orders CPs to disarm militias, vigilantes in states

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered state Commissioners of Police to, as a matter of urgency, disarm all militias, vigilantes and other armed protective units set up by state governors across the country.

President Buhari to review national security architecture

In a letter to Senate President Bukola Saraki, President Muhammadu Buhari vowed to review the entire national security architecture to tackle the security challenges confronting the country.

Senate summons IGP Ibrahim Idris for not stopping Benue killings

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to summon the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the failure to meet up with the two weeks ultimatum to arrest those perpetuated New Year Day’s attacks in Guma and Logo Local Government Areas of Benue State.

Senate faults IGP over failure to arrest, prosecute perpetrators of Benue killings

The senate has criticised Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), over his “failure” to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of Benue killings.

It’s incorrect to assume I’ve done nothing about Benue killings – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is incorrect to assume that he has not done anything about the Benue killings.

Police confirm one killing along Benue-Nasarawa border

Newly appointed Commissioner of Police in Benue, Fatai Owoseni, confirmed this during his maiden media briefing yesterday, disclosing that the deceased was one of the officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) who were on an official assignment in the area.

IGP restates commitment of police to counter-terrorism, crime reduction

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has reiterated the commitment of Nigeria Police Force to ensure security of lives and properties of the citizens.

IGP: Court cautions Senator Isah Misau against making comments in media

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, on Monday cautioned the senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau, against making further comments in the media on issues bordering on the charges for which he was being prosecuted.

Police rescue two South-Africans from kidnappers in Kaduna

The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team have rescued two South-Africans who were kidnapped at a mining site in Kaduna State.

President Buhari meets security chiefs over insecurity

President Muhamamdu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the nation’s security chiefs as part of efforts aimed at ending the spate of insecurity across the country.

Court orders release of Elombah online editor

An Abuja High Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of Tim Elombah, the Editor of Elombah.com, who was arrested alongside his brothers.

IGP Ibrahim Idris orders probe of alleged $10,000 loan to Akwa Ibom senator, threat

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered an investigation into an alleged threat to life and an unpaid $10,000 loan between Senator Nelson Effiong and a United States based lady, Nsedu Onyile.

Court adjourns continuation of Evans’ trial to March 2

The trial of Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, and his alleged accomplices was on Friday adjourned until March 2.

Anosike brothers remanded in prison custody over Daily Times

The battle over the ownership of Daily Times Nigeria (DTN) has landed two brothers in prison custody following an order of an Abuja Chief Magistrate Court.

Governor Ortom raises alarm of fresh herdsmen attacks

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has alerted the nation to fresh threats from cattle herders despite condemnations over their previous action.

Senator Isah Misau’s alleged injurious falsehood trial adjourned until January 29

An FCT High Court Maitama, on Monday adjourned until Jan. 29, commencement of trial of Sen. Isah Misau (APC-Bauch-Central), charged with injurious falsehood.

IGP Ibrahim Idris assures communities attacked by herdsmen of protection

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has assured the residents of communities ravaged by suspected herdsmen in Benue and Nasarawa states of adequate police protection to prevent a recurrence of the attacks.

Gambia ‘suspends political events’ as Barrow, Jammeh supporters clash

The Gambia has suspended permission for rallies and other public political events after clashes allegedly between supporters of President Adama Barrow and those of the former regime of Yahya Jammeh.

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The management of Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET, Friday, insisted that there is no justification for the threat of going on strike by the joint union of workers- Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals and the National Union of Air Transport Employees as most of the issues raised are being urgently addressed.

Two dead in Imo petrol tanker explosion

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The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari on Thursday, used the paraphernalia of his esteemed office to settle the rift between the husband of the blue-eyed woman, Mrs. Risikat and her husband Abdulwasiu

Ilorin emir re-unites blue-eyed woman with husband

The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari on Thursday, used the paraphernalia of his esteemed office to settle the rift between the husband of the blue-eyed woman, Mrs. Risikat and her husband Abdulwasiu.
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Bauchi Assembly speaker expresses shock over murder of lawmaker

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NBS: Imo records highest unemployment rate in Nigeria

The agency which confirmed this in a statement titled ‘Labor Force Statistics: Unemployment and Underemployment Report’ which was released on Friday added that the number of persons in the economically active or working-age population (15 – 64 years of age) increased to 116,871,186 from 115,492,969 in 2018.