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PSC to deploy 45 officials for Bayelsa, Kogi polls

The Police Service Commission has concluded arrangements to deploy 45 officials to monitor the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States on November 16, 2019.

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.

President Buhari dissolves Okoi Obono-Obla’s presidential panel

President Muhammadu Buhari may have begun moves to reposition his administration with the dissolution of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) on Tuesday.g
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged members of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities. 7

President Buhari backs PSC in tussle with IGP over employment

President Muhammadu Buhari has pitched his tent with the Police Service Commission (PSC) in the tussle between the commission and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over appointments and promotions.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari, IGP, police commission hold meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mr Musiliu Smith, are meeting now at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Police recruitment: Screening of 210,150 shortlisted applicants to begin July 1

The Police Service Commission has disclosed that it will on July 1st, commence the screening of 210,150 shortlisted applicants for recruitment into the Constable Cadre of the Nigeria Police Force.

Police dismiss nine senior officers, demote six for misconduct

The Police Service Commission has approved with immediate effect the dismissal of nine senior Police officers for gross misconduct.

Mass demotion looms in Police over alleged lopsided promotions

The Police Service Commission (PSC) is set to wield the axe that will see the pruning of the rank of the Nigeria Police Force.

Ex-EFCC chief Ibrahim Lamorde, 17 others promoted to AIGs

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of the former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde and 17 other Commissioners of Police, CPs, to the next rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG.

Police commission appoints new AIGs, CPs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 18 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the rank of Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs).

Musiliu Smith: Police professionalism a prerequisite for free, fair election

A former Inspector General of Police and Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Alhaji Musiliu Smith, has said that if the forthcoming general election must be adjudged free, fair, credible and widely accepted then personnel of the Nigeria Police Force who are in the forefront of providing security must display a high level of professionalism.

Recruitment: Police commission receives 315,032 applications

The Police Service Commission (PSC) said it received 315,032 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force at the close of the portal on Jan. 11.
Mr Fatai Owoseni, former Commissioner of Police in Lagos state and nine other senior police officers, were pilled out from the Force on Saturday after 35 years in service.

Former Lagos CP Fatai Owoseni, nine others pull out from police

Mr Fatai Owoseni, former Commissioner of Police in Lagos state and nine other senior police officers, were pilled out from the Force on Saturday after 35 years in service.

Police kick against bill on Senate confirmation, removal of IGP

The police on Wednesday kicked against a move to subject the confirmation of appointment and removal of the Inspector General Police (IGP) to the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

Police promote two CPs, 10 ACPs, 7981 inspectors, others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of two hundred and thirty nine senior police officers.
President Buhari receives in audience Police Service Commission and Inspector General of Police in State House on 26th Nov 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari approves enhanced salary structure for police

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday assured that his administration will continue to give attention to the welfare and operational needs of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) with a view to restoring its lost primacy in the internal security framework of the country.
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2019: Police commission to monitor personnel deployed for elections

The Chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Alhaji Musiliu Smith, says the commission will monitor the conduct of police personnel deployed for the 2019 general elections.

UK, US join police commission retreat in Enugu

The Police Service Commission (PSC) management will on Monday, November, 19, 2018, storm Enugu to begin deliberations on how to chart a new direction for Nigeria Police Force.

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Lagos: Blue rail line to commence operation next year

Lagos State government on Sunday gave an assurance that by December 2020, the Blue Rail Line project will come on stream and will be fully operational in the next two years from Mile 2 to Marina in its aggressive drive to address the transportation problem in the state.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: We must handover strong, vibrant nation to young Nigerians

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has identified the need for all and sundry to be committed to steadying the nation with a view to handing over a vibrant and strengthened nation to young leaders.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.

Arewa CF: Killing of aid workers in Borno is a clear desecration of Islam

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has described the killing of four aid workers by Boko Haram in Borno State on Saturday as a clear desecration of Islam which preaches sacred inviolability of the individual.
Ibrahim Shehu Gusau emerges new AFN President

Ibrahim Gusau to face AFN probe panel Wednesday over corruption allegations

Embattled and suspended president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Shehu Ibrahim Gusau, has been given Wednesday, December 18, 2019, to appear before the panel set up by the federation investigating allegations of financial impropriety, misapplication of funds and breaches of the AFN constitution against him.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 20

Olympic Qualifiers: D’Tigress coach invites Murjanatu Musa, 13 others

D’Tigress Head Coach Hughley Otis Jr. has named 2019 Nigeria Women’s Premier League MVP Musa Murjanatu in the 14-player roster for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament next year.