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IGP orders officers to respect essential workers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered respect for journalists, medical personnel and other essential workers who are exempted from the eased restriction and curfews across the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Nigeria sets up joint technical task team on food security

The Federal Government, in a bid to ensure food security and wipe out smuggling of food produces out of the country, has now inaugurated Joint Technical Task Team.
U.S. President Donald Trump fired the State Department’s inspector general late Friday. The late-night firing of Steve Linick is the president’s latest dismissal of a government watchdog.

Donald Trump fires state department inspector general

The late-night firing of Steve Linick is the president’s latest dismissal of a government watchdog. Trump has now dismissed three since his February acquittal on impeachment charges by the U.S. Senate and has criticized others.
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Senator Abaribe cautions against lockdown extension

The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has cautioned against any extension of a nationwide lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Abaribe kicks against police brutality, killings in South East

Minority Leader of the Senate, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has raised the alarm over the frightening rate of extra-judicial killing of innocent Nigerians, particularly in the South East by trigger-happy policemen in the guise of enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP redeploys Rivers police commissioner

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate redeployment of the commissioner of police in Rivers State, Dandaura Mustapha.
According to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in his daily briefing on Sunday, 5 April 5

Lockdown unrest: Lagos orders total clampdown on hoodlums, those flouting directive

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday ordered a joint security patrol to deal with miscreants and armed gangs attacking innocent citizens.
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.

Lockdown: IGP reads riot act to criminals attacking residents

The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has warned criminals against attacking law abiding citizens under the guise of Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP deploys intervention squads to Lagos, Ogun

The Intervention Team is being coordinated by a Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG Peter Babatunde Ogunyanwo, fdc, a seasoned crime fighter, who doubles as the DIG in charge of the Department of Research and Planning of the Force and the coordinating DIG for South-West Geopolitical Zone.

Ondo: Police frustrating our fight against coronavirus

Following the directive by the Ondo State Government that all borders across the state be closed as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state, policemen stationed at the Osun State end of the Owena boundary have been allegedly demanding money from motorists seeking entry into Ondo State.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Public affairs analysts express concern over insecurity in Oyo

Federal and state governments in Nigeria have been called upon to wake up quickly to tackle the security challenges facing the nation in the hands of those terrorising the country.
ONDO state police command has confirmed that the explosion was caused when a truck conveying explosives to a quarry company in Edo state exploded at the airport junction area.

Ondo explosion: Minister to announce NASRDA’s findings

The National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, is investigating the cause of the blast that led to destruction of no fewer than 100 houses in Eleyowo village on the Akure-Owo highway near the Akure Airport, Ondo State and will soon make its findings public, the Agency’s head of media and corporate communications, Mr. Felix Ale told this magazine on Monday.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief sets up special investigations team on Ondo explosion

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has set-up a Special Investigation Team to unravel the immediate and remote cause of the unfortunate tragic explosion that occurred at Ogbese near Akure, the Ondo State Capital on Friday, 27th March 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police alert Nigerians on emerging crime trends

In the wake of Convid-19 pandemic, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has enjoined members of the public to remain vigilant and take precautionary actions against criminal elements.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police enforces restriction order, stops unnecessary arrests, detention

Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police has announced its commencement to enforce strict compliance to social restriction orders as a means to curtailing the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
Veteran actress Hilda Dokubo says Senator Elisha Abbo is “not fit to be one of the patrons of the Actors Guild of Nigeria”.

Nollywood veteran Hilda Dokubo kick against appointment of Senator Elisha Abbo as AGN patron

Veteran actress Hilda Dokubo says Senator Elisha Abbo is “not fit to be one of the patrons of the Actors Guild of Nigeria”.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II, by Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as political recklessness and opportunistic.

Former Kano emir to challenge banishment, detention in court

Following the dethronement and banishment of former emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, he has said that he will approach the court to challenge the action taken by the Kano State Government.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief decries mix-up of security, political issues

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday, expressed concern over mix-up of security issues with political, ethnic and religious issues in the country.

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The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano clarifies on ongoing work at Sani Abatcha isolation centre

Kano State Government on Tuesday said the delay in the early completion of the Sani Abacha Stadium (SAS) Isolation Centre was necessitated by the review of the project initial plan.
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UN encourages Africa to invest on digital transformation

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has encouraged African countries to make right investments toward developing a digitally transformed economy.

Nnamdi Kanu: No sit-at home for Biafrans from 27th to 30th of May

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday advised Biafrans to dedicate three days to pray for her fallen heroes.
The US embassy's charge d'affaires, Inmi Patterson, met with Wilbert Ibuge, permanent secretary at the foreign ministry, who reminded Patterson about the two countries' historical cooperation, the foreign ministry said.

Tanzania summons US official over coronavirus warning

The US embassy's charge d'affaires, Inmi Patterson, met with Wilbert Ibuge, permanent secretary at the foreign ministry, who reminded Patterson about the two countries' "historical cooperation", the foreign ministry said.
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has declared he doesn’t care what anyone says, willing he has the belief of his team-mates, manager and fans after scoring a brace in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Derby County in the FA Cup fifth round.

Manchester United manager gives update on Odion Ighalo’s future

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said no agreement has been reached between United and Shanghai Shenhua over Odion Ighalo’s loan extension.