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Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson, Mike Okiro planning to hire fake police for PDP –...

According to Eris Paul, the secret meeting between Okiro and Gov. Dickson was held on Saturday till the early hours of Sunday at the State Government House to discuss issues of alleged procurement of special policemen to serve as security personnel for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sagbama, Yenagoa, Nembe & Brass local government areas of the state.

Mike Okiro leads eight former IGPs to resolve IGP, Police commission’s feud

Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and immediate past chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Sir Mike Okiro, on Thursday led eight former IGPs who held peace talk with IGP Mohammed Adamu and PSC chairman, former IGP Musiliu Smith.

Housemaid steals N1.6 million just six hours on the job

A 26-year-old housemaid, Franker Amaha, has been arrested by operatives of Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, for stealing the sum of N1.6 million in foreign currencies from her employer, six hours after she was employed.

President Buhari congratulates former IGP Mike Okiro on 70th birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday felicitated with former Inspector General of Police, Mr Mike Okiro, on his 70th birthday coming up on July 24.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

Kailani Muhammad: Nigeria can’t be entrusted in Atiku Abubakar’s hands

A foremost ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and National Coordinator of Buhari Awareness and Voters’ Guard, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, Nigeria cannot be entrusted in the hands of former Vice President and PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Pro-Buhari, Atiku groups appoint Mike Okiro as chairman of campaign boards

Former Inspector-General of Police, and immediate past Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mike Okiro, has been appointed Chairman, Board of Trustees, Progressives Network For Atiku a.k.a Atiku Must Win Congress.

Court stops demotion of over 1,000 police officers

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has restrained the Police Service Commission (PSC) from demoting the over 1,000 police officers that were promoted between 2016 and 2018 based on the recommendations of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) pending the determination of the suit challenging the planned exercise.

US university honours Ooni of Ife, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Ajayi Boroffice, others

University of Entrepreneurship and Technology (UET), Delaware, United States of America, will confer honourary doctoral degree in Urban Planning and Rural Development on the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, and other eminent Nigerians.

Mike Okiro: Restructuring of SARS timely

Former Inspector General of Police, Mike Okiro, has commended the decision of the Presidency to restructure the Special AntiRobbery Squad (SARS) saying it is timely and the right decision because, according to him, the police unit had digressed from its founding principle.

Mike Okiro: Federal government should not succumb to #EndSars protest

Mike Okiro, former inspector general of police, says the federal government should not succumb to the calls to scrap the special anti-robbery squad (SARS).
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President Buhari inaugurates Musiliu Smith as new PSC chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated a former Inspector-General of Police, Musiliu Smith, as the new chairman of the Police Service Commission.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC: We’ll end forceful subscription of value added services on consumers

THE Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta says the Commission has put measures in place to end forceful subscription of value added services on telecom consumers.
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University of Jos awards degrees to 18,348 graduate students

The University of Jos has awarded degrees to 18, 348 graduate students, out of which 165 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy Degrees (PhDs) and 33 others graduated with first class.

Court adjourns Senator Misau’s ‘injurious falsehood trial’

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday adjourned till July 19, a case of alleged injurious falsehood preferred against Senator Isah Misau, to enable counsel to address the court on a subpoena issue.

Police commission promotes 3,665 officers, 2 CPs to AIG, 16 DCPs to CPs

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of two Commissioners of Police to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG).

Governor Abubakar: I didn’t frustrate my deputy out of office

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has described as `false and untrue’ allegation that he frustrated his deputy, Alhaji Nuhu Gidado, out of office.

President Buhari appoints new PSC chairman, others

A former Inspector General of Police (IG), Musiliu Smith, and a former justice of the Supreme Court, Clara Bata Ogunbiyi, have been named by President Muhammadu Buhari into the Police Service Commission (PSC) as members.

President Buhari appoints ex-IGP Musiliu Smith as PSC chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Inspector-General of Police, Musiliu Smith, as Chairman of the Police Service Commission.

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