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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.
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.
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.
The senate has criticised Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), over his “failure” to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of Benue killings.
President Muhammadu Buhari says it is incorrect to assume that he has not done anything about the Benue killings.
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.
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.
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.
The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team have rescued two South-Africans who were kidnapped at a mining site in Kaduna State.
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.
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.
The trial of Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, and his alleged accomplices was on Friday adjourned until March 2.
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.
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has alerted the nation to fresh threats from cattle herders despite condemnations over their previous action.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tragedy struck on Owerri-Onitsha Road in Imo State on Friday as a petrol-laden tanker exploded and killed two persons.
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.
The Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y. Suleiman, has described the death of a member of the Assembly, Hon. Musa Mante Baraza, as shocking and a great loss to the state.
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.
No fewer than two persons identified as Mustapha Sulaiman (11-year-old) and Abubakar Salisu (27-year-old) have drowned in rivers in Kano State.
Faced with dwindling oil revenue, which has threatened 2020 federal and state governments’ budgets, Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, Engr Elias Mbam, has called for an end to gas flaring in the country.
Venezuela’s Attorney General Tarek William Saab Friday reported that the two former U.S. military officers Luke Denmnan and Airan Berry, who participated in the failed invasion attempt in Venezuela, were sentenced to 20 years in prison.
An Upper Area Court in Plateau on Wednesday struck out a suit filed by Mr Auwal Garba, a transport worker, contending the ownership of a piece of land with a transporter, for lack of merit.
Some youths on Saturday protested what they called “the unabated killings in the southern part of Kaduna State”, a development they described as “very unfortunate” considering the presence of security personnel in the area.