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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PSC approves promotion of over 6,000 police officers

According to Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Head, Press and Public Relations at PSC, the promotions “were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission which spanned a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. It was presided over by the PSC Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.”

Former LASTMA chief Chris Olakpe passes on

Former Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, (LASTMA), Mr Chris Olakpe, is dead.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

NIPSS asks President Buhari to repeal NHIS Act

The National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS - Nigeria’s Premier think Tank, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently repeal the National Health Insurance, NHIS Act and replace it with the National Health Insurance Commission Bill to make healthcare delivery in Nigeria more flexible, accommodating of all citizens.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: We are democratising poverty instead of democratising hope

Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has taken a swipe at the entire political class and elite in the country, saying that the political elite has so far democratized poverty instead of democratizing hope.

Oba Akiolu: President Buhari’s victory has demystified Olusegun Obasanjo

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Wednesday said the election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office was a clear proof that no man, but God, gives power.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari reiterates commitment to improve nation’s healthcare delivery

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday reiterated his commitment to improve the nation’s healthcare delivery system.

Kaduna prisons controller, 17 others get promotion

Abubakar Garba, the Controller of Prisons in Kaduna State, has been elevated to the rank of Assistant Controller General, a statement by the command said on Sunday.

NOUN appoints ex-army spokesman Sani Usman as faculty member

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has appointed retired Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman as Faculty member of its Business School.

NAF redeploys 27 AVM, 45 other senior officers

The Nigeria Air Force has redeployed a total of 72 senior officers comprising 27 AVMs, 30 Air Commodores, eight Group Captains, 4 Wing Commanders and three Squadron Leaders for operational efficiency and effectiveness.
Adamu Mohammed

AIG Adamu Mohammed emerges new police inspector general

The presidency will on Tuesday announce the appointment of AIG Adamu Mohammed as the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP).

Nigerian Army denies removal of Texas Chukwu as spokesman based on incapability

The Nigerian Army has denied media report that the removal of its Spokesman, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, and replacement by Brigadier General Usman Sani was as a result of the former handle and manage proper information regarding the ongoing counter insurgency in the north east.

Police promote 3 AIGs, 4 CPs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Wednesday approved the promotion of three Assistant-Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) to the rank of Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIGs).

Governor Wike: Federal government caused collapse of national security

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday blamed an alleged political interference by the Federal Government on what he described as total collapse of national security in the country.

Governor Wike: Federal government responsible for collapse of national security

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has stated that the collapse national security is a fallout of the political interference of the Federal Government in the running of security agencies in the country.

Emir of Daura charges NIPSS participants to promote national unity

The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, on Friday enjoined participants of Course 40 of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) to shun divisive tendencies that would further polarise Nigeria.

FRSC chief reveals role of agency in internal security

The Corps Marshal Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has revealed the key role, the agency plays in matters relating to internal security.

Police commissioner transferred from Akwa Ibom

The Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom, Muazu Halilu, has been transferred from the state.

I released cars for Aisha Buhari’s security – IGP Ibrahim Idris replies Senator Misau

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said on Thursday that he released two cars for the security of the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, and not for her personal use as alleged by the lawmaker representing the Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isa Misau.

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West Brom apply for visa for Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa

Determined to boost his team ahead of Premier League challenges, West Brom manager, Sam Allardyce has intensified effort to bring in Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa.
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Fikayo Tomori: AC Milan move came at the right time

As if taking stock after the dream come true move, Tomori recalled that he was surprised to receive a phone call from AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini about joining the Italian giants on loan
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger governor advocates stiffer penalty for bandits, kidnappers

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has called for stiffer penalty for those found guilty of banditry, kidnapping and their informants.

Gani Adams: ACF, Miyetti Allah are jokers

Adams in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, expressed concern about the security situation in the South West, stating that threats of attack on the region can fuel further crisis in Ibarapa in Oyo State and Ondo State, where Governor Rotimi Akeredolu warned herders to stay off government forests, and will certainly affect the entire nation.
Umar Sadiq scored for the third consecutive game as Almeria defeated Malaga 3-1 in a Segunda Division game at the Estadio de los Juegos Meditarreneos on Sunday.

Sadiq Umar scores again as Almeria close in on table toppers

Sadiq Umar was again on target today for his 18th goal of the season as UD Almeria closed in on Segunda Division leaders Espanyol.