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Lagos Assembly: Whoever obstructs neighbourhood safety corps officials risks N250,000 fine, imprisonment
The Lagos State House of Assembly has recommended a fine of N250,000 or six months imprisonment for any individual who obstructs members of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) from carrying out their duties.
Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.
Pathologists have urged the Federal Government to strengthen forensic science to minimise the high rate of crime in the country.
As part of contributions to improving security of lives and property in the state, Fidelity Bank Plc has donated N50 million to the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF).
In an unprecedented show of philanthropy, the Aliko Dangote Foundation yesterday in Abuja, donated 150 fully kitted operational cars worth several hundreds of Naira to the Nigeria Police Force.
In an unprecedented show of philanthropy, the Aliko Dangote Foundation on Wednesday in Abuja donated 150 fully kitted operational cars worth several hundreds of Naira to the Nigeria Police Force.
Most of the operational equipment used by the Nigeria Police Force – Armoured Personnel Carriers, vehicles, body armours, communications equipment and boats – are provided by state governments and the private sector, a new report by the Network of Police Reform in Nigeria has shown.
Lagos State Government needs to partner with neighbouring states of Ogun and Ondo on security as the nation’s commercial capital grows into mega-city, says Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Imohimi Edgal.
The Founder/Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, on Tuesday re-affirmed his support to the Lagos State Security Trust Fund by pledging an additional 150 per cent of previous donations to the Trust Fund.
Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr Jim Ovia, has expressed his desire to see Mr Akinwunmi Ambode re-elected as governor of Lagos State in 2019, hinging his position on what he sees as impressive performance in the last three years.
The abduction of some schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe State, has confirmed the need for state police, a Lagos State lawmaker, Mr. Yinka Ogundimu, said on Tuesday.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday donated 30 power bikes to some security agencies operating in the state.
The federal government has failed to fund the Nigeria Police in line with the report of the Presidential Committee on Police Reforms in Nigeria that recommended an estimate of N2.8 trillion be spent in a period of five years to radically transform the police, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, disclosed wednesday.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday handed over 120 new 5KVA generating sets to the Lagos State Police Command to power all police formations across the State, with a pledge of continuous support to security agencies to ensure optimal performance.
The Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF) in line with its mandate to provide critical security equipment for the police and other security agencies in the State on Wednesday presented seven Nissan pick-up vans to the Lagos State Police Command.
A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.
Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.
Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.
The National Assembly management has given outgoing members of the 8th Senate three days to handover their office keys.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday pledged to waive his immunity as the governor if brought before the proposed anti-corruption agency in the state.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.
The Niger House of Assembly on Tuesday elected Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse (APC), member representing Tafa Constituency, as the speaker of the 9th Assembly in the state.
Sen. Ike Ekweremadu (PDP-Enugu), on Tuesday, disclosed the real reason he contested for the deputy senate president’s seat during the inauguration of the 9th Senate in Abuja.