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Femi Falana urges President Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of detainees

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of all detainees in their custody and the locations they were being kept.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

DHQ begs public not to pit police against army

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has appealed to Nigerians to refrain from comments and actions that could pit the police against the army.

Femi Falana gives NHRC ultimatum to compel Navy for release of detainees or face...

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Femi Falana, has given the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), seven days ultimatum to compel the Nigerian Navy for the release of detainees in its custody or face legal action.

Nigerian Navy arrests five suspects, seizes 370 bags of rice

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Mbo local government area, Akwa Ibom State, has arrested five suspects and seized 370 bags of smuggled rice from them.

Taraba killings: Group urges police not to indulge in media trial

In compliance with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive, Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff, constituted a 7-man joint investigation panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the unfortunate Wukari incident.

DHQ constitutes joint investigation panel over killing of policemen in Taraba

The Defence Headquarters has constituted a seven-man joint investigation panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the killing of three police personnel and a civilian by troops of Nigerian Army in Taraba.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

DHQ constitutes joint panel to probe killing of policemen in Taraba

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Friday announced a joint panel to investigate Tuesday’s killing of three police officers and a civilian by soldiers in Taraba State.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Police disrupt protests in Lagos, Abuja, other

Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.
The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.

Video: Police justify firing canisters at #RevolutionNow protesters

The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.

Troops, Police storm national stadium to stop #RevolutionNow protest

The Nigerian security officers have stormed the National Stadium, in Surulere, Lagos, with the aim of stopping #RevolutionNow protest, scheduled to hold today.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Full list of senate committees chairmen, deputy

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has named Chairmen of Senate Committees and their Deputies.

Nigerian Navy: Weak civil-military relations jeopardizes military operations

The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) of the Eastern Naval Command (ENC), Rear Admiral David Adeniran, has said weak civil-military relations jeopardizes and complicates military operations.

Nigerian Navy seizes 130 vessels in two years

Over 130 vessels have been seized for maritime infractions by the Navy since 2017, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas said on Thursday.

Fake navy officer docked over impersonation

One Mohammed Tukur, who allegedly impersonated a Naval officer, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ogba.
Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo has reiterated the State Government’s determination to totally terminate terror attacks on the state’s marine corridor.

Rivers government moves to end terror attacks on waterways

Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has reiterated the State Government’s determination to totally terminate terror attacks on the state’s marine corridor.

Nigerian Navy seazes 483 bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base located at Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, says it arrested eleven suspects conveying 483 bags of smuggled rice in two wooden boats.
Rice and other contrabands seized by the Zone D Customs Zonal Command displayed at the Headquarters in Bauchi. PHOTOS BY- Balarabe Alkassim

Navy, Police, Custom nabs 24 person with 850 bags of smuggled rice in Kwara

Men of the Navy, Police, and Customs in Kwara state has arrested 24 people in connection with smuggling of bags of rice from Benin Republic to Nigeria.
The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it recovered and handed over to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), 3,181 jerry cans of petrol – Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) worth N11 million.

Nigerian Navy intercepts N11 million worth of stolen petrol

The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it recovered and handed over to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), 3,181 jerry cans of petrol – Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) worth N11 million.

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Senate: Multinational companies must give 30 per cent top workforce to Nigerians

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Senator Ekweremadu: Those who attacked me were under the influence of alcohol, drugs

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