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Edo election: Police holding our governors hostage – PDP

Less than 24 hours to Edo state governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday cried out that its governors are being held hostage by police in the state.
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Lagos CP inspects venue for CBT for new recruits

In a bid to have hitch-free and well-organised Computer Based Test for the Nigeria Police Regular Course 8 Intakes, the Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command, Hakeem Odumosu, has assessed the venue of the examination at JKK House, 229, Ikorodu Road, Ilupeju, Lagos State.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo election: Governor Obaseki declares Friday work-free

Ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Edo State, the government has declared Friday, September 18, 2020, as a work-free day.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

Edo election: IGP orders restriction of vehicular movement

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement in Edo State ahead of Saturday governorship election in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

IGP: Insecurity challenges can be addressed through intelligence gathering

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday said the insecurity challenges in the country can be largely addressed through effective intelligence generation by the State Intelligence Bureau, SIB.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Edo election: 450 policemen deployed from Enugu

A total of 450 policemen from the Enugu State command were part of the 31,000 police officers being deployed by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), for the Edo State governorship election on Saturday.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki (Right) and APC governorship candidate in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu,

Edo governorship candidates sign peace accord

Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo governorship election, Godwin Obaseki, and Osagie Ize-Iyamu, have signed a peace accord for the September 19 exercise in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Bobisky’s men our next target

The Police in Rivers State have vowed to arrest gang members of the serial killer and notorious kidnapper, Honest Digbara, popularly known as Bobisky, who died hours after his arrest on Sunday.
The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has said there has never been an election that has generated tension as next Saturday’s governorship election in the history of Edo State.

Edo election: Benin monarch, IGP sue for peace

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has urged security agencies to live up to their constitutional obligations in the Edo governorship election billed for Sept. 19.
The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has said there has never been an election that has generated tension as next Saturday’s governorship election in the history of Edo State.

Edo guber: Saturday election most contentious in state history – Oba Ewuare II

The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has said there has never been an election that has generated tension as next Saturday’s governorship election in the history of Edo State.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP: Police deploy 31,000 personnel for Edo election

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, on Monday disclosed that no fewer than 31,000 personnel have been deployed for the governorship election in Edo.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

INEC: We’re ready for Edo governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said the Commission was ready to conduct the governorship election in Edo State this Saturday.

Reps to mandate federal character in service chiefs’ appointments

The lawmaker representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency of Rivers State, Awaji-Inombek Abiante, who sponsored the bill, noted that the appointment of the current service chiefs was lopsided.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki: I want INEC to conduct free, fair elections in Edo

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the Edo governorship election, Gov. Godwin Obaseki, on Sunday expressed belief that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), would conduct free, fair and credible elections in Edo.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has granted the request of the prosecution to mask its witness in the suit between the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), representing the state, and Agba Jalingo.

Cross River lawyer jailed for fraud

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has convicted a Calabar-based legal practitioner has been sentenced to seven years over a failed land transaction.

Edo guber: We need peaceful election – youth

Hundreds of Edo youth, under the aegis of Esan central youth force, on Saturday defied the heavy rain and took to the streets of Irrua, headquarters of Esan Central Local Government Area, to demand a peaceful election.

Lagos residents decry attacks by ‘land grabbers’

Residents of Igbo Ilogbo area of Ayobo, a Lagos suburb, have cried out to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Inspector General of Police (IG) Mohammed Adamu to rescue them from hoodlums led by an alleged notorious land grabber, Femi Adebayo a.k.a. Scorpion.

INEC: Fire incident won’t affect Ondo election

Ahead of the October 10 gubernatorial election in Ondo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday in Abuja said despite the fire incident that destroyed Card Readers meant for the election, the governorship poll will still go ahead as planned.

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