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The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.

Video: Police justify firing canisters at #RevolutionNow protesters

The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.

Troops, Police storm national stadium to stop #RevolutionNow protest

The Nigerian security officers have stormed the National Stadium, in Surulere, Lagos, with the aim of stopping #RevolutionNow protest, scheduled to hold today.

Wole Soyinka: #RevolutionNow protest not treasonable

Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka has faulted the Department of State Security’s (DSS’s) classification of the planned protest of the #RevolutionNow group as treasonable.

DSS: Omoyele Sowore, foreigners working to destabilise Nigeria

The Department of State Services (DSS) said on Sunday in Abuja that the arrested Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the last general election, was working with foreigners to destabilise Nigeria.
Wole Soyinka

Omoyele Sowore’s arrest: President Buhari’s government behaving like Sani Abacha’s – Wole Soyinka

Mr Sowore, a presidential candidate in the last election, was arrested on Saturday for calling for a revolution against poor governance.
Aminu Masari

IGP Adamu, Northwest governors urge bandits to surrender arms, ammunition

Inspector-General Muhammad Adamu on Monday met with the Northwest governors as well as representatives of Taraba, Plateau and Niger states to brainstorm on ways to tackle security challenges facing the zone.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

APC wants Senator Amosun questioned over ‘arms stockpiling’

The All Progressives Congress in Ogun state has demanded that a former governor of the state, Ibikunle Amosun, be questioned over alleged arms stockpiling.

Police deploy personnel, dogs for railway security

The Police on Tuesday announced the deployment of personnel and trained dogs to complement existing security apparatus at railway stations across the country.
Nigeria Police

86 suspected kidnappers arrested in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa said it had arrested 86 suspected kidnappers and 65 “township gang members`’ popularly known as “Shila Boys” terrorizing residents of Yola.
Abubakar Adamu Mohammed

IGP Adamu: We’re committed to respect for human rights​

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has restated the commitment of the police hierarchy to the training and retraining of officers and men across the country to respect human rights of the citizens.
The Senate, on Tuesday, pledged to give adequate budgetary support required by the Nigeria Police to enable them to tackle the increasing security challenges nationwide.

Senate pledges more funding support for police

The Senate, on Tuesday, pledged to give adequate budgetary support required by the Nigeria Police to enable them to tackle the increasing security challenges nationwide.
A six-week probe into Patrick Shanahan found no evidence of possible ethics agreement violations by the Acting Secretary of Defense. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo

US defence department clears acting Pentagon chief in probe

The U.S. Defence Department’s Inspector General, Glenn Fine, on Thursday concluded that acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan did not seek preferential treatment of Boeing Co, his former employer, while at the Pentagon.

Police arrests spiritual father of kidnappers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna highway

The police headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of one Mallam Salisu Abubakar, 48, said to be the “spiritual father” of armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing motorists and other road users along the Abuja/Kaduna highway.

Police arraign banker for allegedly stealing N15 million from customer’s account

The police on Wednesday arraigned a banker, Mohammed Abubakar, in a Wuse Zone II Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing over N15 million from a customers account.

Ango Abdullahi-led NEF slam President Buhari, leaders over northern security crisis

Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has attributed the current state of insecurity in the North to the failure of leadership at the three ties of government to address and arrest poverty and underdevelopment.

Supplementary elections: Police deploy five DIGs, other senior officials

Inspector-General Mohammed Adamu has deployed five deputy inspectors-general (DIGs) to oversee election security in parts of the country where rerun had been scheduled for Saturday.

CP: Police will apply law against ballot box snatchers

The police commissioner in Adamawa State, Audu Madaki, has said his men will follow the dictates of the Electoral Act in handling election-related offences that may arise this weekend.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP threatens to pull out of peace accord over alleged threats by APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened to pull out of the peace accord signed by the party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar ahead of the general elections.

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Governor Makinde: PDP has no preferred candidate in Bayelsa

Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, who is also the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for Bayelsa said the party has no preferred aspirant for its primary election in Bayelsa.
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NSE lifts suspension on shares of Universal Insurance

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has lifted the suspension placed on the trading on shares of the Universal Insurance Plc.

Naira exchanges at N359 to dollar at parallel market

The naira on Monday traded at N358.6 to the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos.

Akwa Ibom senator loses wife

Chris Ekpenyong, the senator representing Akwa Ibom North West District, Akwa Ibom state, has lost his wife.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC deploys 2,000 prospective corps members to Kwara

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 2,000 prospective corps members to Kwara for the one mandatory national service.