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Korea to train 45 police on forensic investigation

The Republic of Korea, through its grant aid and technical cooperation agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency, (KOICA), has organised a three-year training programme for 45 Nigerian police personnel.
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SSG: House of Reps lack powers to shut down Edo Assembly

The Edo State Government has said the House of Representatives lacks the Constitutional powers to shut down the Edo State House of Assembly.

Displaced Itsekiri indigenes return home after two years in exile

Over 150 indigenes of Ugbeogungun community (an Itsekiri settlement) in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, displaced during the last leadership crisis in the area over two years ago have returned to their homeland.
Thousands of protesters under the aiges of Concerned Edo Youths took to major streets of Benin city, Edo State on Thursday, to protest the proposed take over of the Edo State House of Assembly by the House of Representatives.

Governor Obaseki urged to ignore House of Reps’​ threat to shut Edo Assembly

Thousands of protesters under the aiges of Concerned Edo Youths took to major streets of Benin city, Edo State on Thursday, to protest the proposed take over of the Edo State House of Assembly by the House of Representatives.

Reps: National Assembly to take over Edo Assembly if…

The National Assembly is to take over the functions of the Edo State House of Assembly should the Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and members of the 7th Edo House not meet three conditions.

Police to sensitise communities on cultism, drug abuse

The Police team on Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices, said it would soon commence massive sensitisation of communities on the ills of cultism, drug abuse and other vices breeding criminals in the society.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Senate calls for National Security Summit

The Senate on Tuesday called for immediate convocation of a National Security Summit to address insecurity in the country.

Abia police parade 78 suspected kidnappers, robbers, cultists

Abia State Commissioner of Police, Eneh Okon, on Monday at the command headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force, paraded 78 suspected robbers, kidnappers and cultists arrested in parts of the state.
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Police arrest suspected killers of Reuben Fasoranti’s daughter

The police have arrested some suspects allegedly involved in the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti.
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Tanzania demotes 54 police officers over indiscipline

At least 54 Tanzanian police officers were demoted between January and June 2019 over lack of discipline, the East African Nation Inspector General of Police (I-G), Simon Sirro, revealed on Monday.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said that the Federal Government was doing everything possible to improve the nation’s security architecture to ensure the protection of lives and property.

VP Osinbajo visits Pa Fasoranti, speaks on plans to improve security

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said that the Federal Government was doing everything possible to improve the nation’s security architecture to ensure the protection of lives and property.

Senate condoles with Reuben Fasoranti over daughter’s murder

The Nigerian Senate on Sunday condoled with the family of Afenifere leader and elder statesman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, over Friday’s murder of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin, along Akure-Ore road, in Ondo State.

First Lady applauds determination of Judiciary in handling rape cases

First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has expressed satisfaction with the determination of the Judiciary in handling with rape cases by ensuring that the victims get justice.
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Compulsory retirement: Ex-AIG Joseph Mbu, Police commission explore out of court settlement

The Police Service Commission (PSC) and a former Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Joseph Mbu, have told the National Industrial Court that they are still discussing an out of court settlement in the suit filed against the commission by the retired officer.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Aisha Buhari breaks silence on rape allegation against Coza pastor

Wife of Nigeria President Aisha Buhari has dropped a comment on the rape allegations against Pastors and religious leaders in the country.
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.

Security breach: IGP Adamu vows to go after Shiites

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has vowed to go after members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), who attacked police personnel on duty at the National Assembly, in Abuja on Tuesday.
The acting Inspector-General of Police (IG-P), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has assured candidates and political parties of police neutrality and fairness throughout the general elections.

Shiites protest: IG visits victims of attack in National Hospital

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu on Wednesday said the act of attacking police personnel in the course of protecting citizens and giving rooms for people to express themselves was condemnable.

Contempt: Court orders IGP Adamu, Abba Kyari to appear on September 25

Justice Dorcas Agishi of the Federal High Court on Wednesday ordered the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and Abba Kyari, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of Intelligence Response Team (IRT) to appear on Sept. 25 to show cause why they should not be charged with contempt.

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Korea to train 45 police on forensic investigation

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Senate seeks Nigeria’s status on extended continental shelf

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