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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God said today that the rampaging coronavirus will soon recede.

Pastor Adeboye: Killers of UNIBEN undergraduate’ll be brought to book

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, says he will do “everything possible working with relevant authorities” to bring the abusers and killers of a 100-level student of the University of Benin, Uwaila Omozuwa, to book.
The Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo has directed compulsory use of face masks in its campus to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

UNIBEN student raped to death inside church in Benin

A 100 level Microbiology student of University of Benin, UNIBEN, Miss Vera Uwaila, weekend, died from injuries sustained after she was gang-raped and hit with a fire extinguisher in her church last Wednesday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Why we granted Bobrisky bail over ‘N30 million fraud’

The Nigeria Police Force says it granted cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, bail because it is “mindful of the people” it takes into custody.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

House of Reps probes police, NSCDC over lockdown breaches

The House of Representatives has condemned the flouting of the interstate lockdown order declared by the President Muhammadu Buhari over the coronavirus pandemic.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

President Buhari approves re-organisation of police, creates new formations

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a major re-organisation of Nigeria Police Force, creating a full-fledged intelligence unit cut out of the Force Criminal Investigation Department, and five new zonal commands, among other structural changes.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

Motorcyclist dies in Anambra accident

The Anambra State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Andrew Kumapayi, on Tuesday confirmed the death of a motorcyclist at Orie Akwu-Ukwu on the Owerri-Onitsha highway.
A member of the Police Service Commission, (PSC), Barrister Rommy Mom, has faulted House of Representatives for its moves to strip the Commission of recruitment and training powers and domiciled them with the Nigeria Police Force.

Rommy Mom faults House of Reps’ moves to strip police commission of powers

A member of the Police Service Commission, (PSC), Barrister Rommy Mom, has faulted House of Representatives for its moves to strip the Commission of recruitment and training powers and domiciled them with the Nigeria Police Force through a bill amending the Nigeria Police Act, which passed the third reading.
Poised to address security challenges in the state, the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has secured the backing of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for its community policing scheme.

NPF backs community policing in Edo

Poised to address security challenges in the state, the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has secured the backing of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for its community policing scheme.

Lagos NMA directs members to stay-at-home from 6:00 pm Wednesday

The Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has directed its members to sit at home from Wednesday, May 20, 2020, saying their safety of movement to work is no longer guaranteed.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 1

Lockdown: House of Reps condemns extrajudicial killings, rights abuse

The House of Representatives has condemned the spate of extrajudicial killings and human rights abuses especially by security operatives in the enforcement of the lockdown ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari and governors.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police officer killed by hit-and-run driver in Lagos

An officer of the Nigeria Police Force has been killed by a hit-and-run driver at Marwa, along Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari makes new appointments

Pursuant to the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Establishment Act 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of retired Inspector-General of Police, Barrister Suleiman Abba, CFR, Mni, as Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund.

OPC seeks engagement in fighting insecurity in Kwara

The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) in Kwara has sought for engagement of its members by the Nigeria Police Force to help in fighting crime in the state.
Police officers attached to the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID) Panti, Yaba have expressed deep concern at the rate in which violators of the lockdown order are being dumped at the formation.

Police arrest 288 lockdown violators in Lagos

The Nigeria Police Force have arrested 95 inter-state travelers at Bhojson area, Ebute Metta for violating the COVID-19 restriction in order to stop further spread of the virus in the community.
The three months moratorium on loans to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) granted by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is a reprieve of about N410 million, it was learnt yesterday.

Lagos impounds 20 vehicles for violation of lockdown order

Worried by non-compliance with the lockdown order by motorists in the state especially interstate commercial transport activities, Lagos State government at the weekend scaled up its enforcement, with about 20 vehicles and 15 motorbikes impounded for violating the order.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

89 killed as troops battle bandits in Zamfara

No fewer than 89 armed bandits were killed by troops of Operation Hadarin Daji in collaboration with troops of 35 Battalion and Quick Response Group of 17 Brigade of the Nigerian Army during a special operation along Gidan Jaja in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Nigerian troops kill 89 bandits, rescue five kidnapped victims

The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have killed 89 bandits, rescued five kidnapped victims and recovered rustled cows along Gidan Jaja in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara.

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

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