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President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

President Buhari urged to scrap allocation of security votes to governors

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to work towards stopping allocation of security votes to state governors during his second term in office.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari urged to scrap security votes in his second term

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to work towards stopping allocation of security votes to state governors during his second term in office.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Presidency orders clearance of congestion in Apapa Port within two weeks

A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.
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Police arrest nine kidnap suspects in Kaduna

The Nigeria Police Force headquarters in Abuja, yesterday, said men of Operation Puff Adder arrested nine kidnap suspects operating around Akilbu and Kudaru forests, at Chikwale, in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Femi Falana writes AGF, demands release of 10 people detained by Nigerian Navy

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana, has called for the release of 10 civilians detained without trials by the Nigerian Navy.
Members of the Police Anti-Terrorism Joint Squad during a prayer before embarking on Operation Pup Adder at Katari Town on Kaduna-Abuja Expressway in Kaduna, yesterday. NAN.

Police gun down two suspected armed robbers

The Nigerian Police Force Special crack team of Ebrumede Division Saturday night gun down two suspected armed robbers during a gun duel.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu launches new strategies to curb kidnapping, rescues 27 victims

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has launched a new counter-kidnapping and other violent crimes strategy.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government inaugurates committee on internal security, community policing

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurated a 15-man inter-agency committee to study the implementation strategies on strengthening internal security framework and community policing in Nigeria.
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Poisonous ponmo: Lagos sets up monitoring, investigation panel

Following the seizure of 30 tonnes of poisonous ponmo worth about N10 million, on Sunday, Lagos State Government has set up a monitoring and investigation committee; to uncover the source of the cowskin.

Presidency: Policemen guilty of rape‘ll be punished

The Presidency has warned policemen found guilty of rape and other infringements of human rights will be punished.
Hussaini Coomassie

Ambassador Commassie calls for urgent action over rising insecurity

The Regional Director, Association for Good Governance Network (WA), AGGN, Deputy National Coordinator, Buhari Campaign Organisation, (BCO), Member, Global movement for Social Justice (GMSJ), member, Forward With Buhari (FWB), Amb. Hussaini Coomassie, has called on the federal government to as a matter of urgency, address the current security challenges in the Northwestern States of Kaduna, Katsina and Zamfara.

Police partner telecoms companies to curb kidnapping

The Nigeria Police Force and telecommunication companies have disclosed their readiness to establish a nationwide surveillance system, aimed at reducing cases of kidnapping and other crimes in the country.
Four people have been killed as a tricycle collided with a moving train at Iju area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Four dead as tricycle collides with train in Lagos

Four people have been killed as a tricycle collided with a moving train at Iju area of Lagos.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder: Police nab 18 more kidnappers

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says said 18 more kidnappers including the killer of the traditional ruler, Agom Adara of Kajuru Local Government Area has been arrested by police detectives on Operation Puff Adder after the recent arrest of their “spiritual Father” one Salisu Abubakar.

Police arrest suspected killer of Kaduna monarch

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested the suspected kidnapper and killer of the traditional ruler of Adara chiefdom in Kaduna state, Maiwada Galadima.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola promises more security as police launch Operation Puff Adder

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola yesterday promised more security so that the state can continue to retain its status as one of the most peaceful in the country.

Police arrest fast-food staff over alleged armed robbery

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force, Ebrumede divisional headquarters in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, have arrested 40-year-old Shola Ajose, a staff of O’tres fast-food over alleged armed robbery in Warri.

Gombe police spokesperson, 92 other officers decorated with new ranks

The Gombe State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Obed Mary Malum, was promoted to a new rank of Superintendent of Police (SP).

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Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.
General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) delivers an address after the Ramadan prayers and Iftar organized by Sultan of Darfur Ahmed Hussain in Khartoum

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