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Nigeria Customs denies closure of Seme border

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has denied closure of the Seme-Krake border with the Republic of Benin, explaining that the ongoing joint security exercise in the area was to tackle transborder crimes.

President Buhari: We’ll totally overhaul Nigeria Police

President Muhammadu Buhari said Friday that his administration is carrying out a total ‘overhaul’ of the Nigeria Police Force.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Abia killing: Nigerian Army dismisses killer soldier, hand over to police for prosecution

The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has dismissed Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson, who allegedly killed a commercial motorcyclist, Mr. Chimaobi Nwogu, at Umoukereke Ngwa in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State recently.

Group: Equip police for holistic investigation, flawless arrest of suspect

Government at all levels in the country has been advised to revamp the criminal justice system in Nigeria and equip the Nigeria police force for a holistic investigation that will lead to the flawless arrest of suspects.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army demotes, dismiss soldier who ‘killed’ okada rider in Abia

The Nigerian Army has provided an update on the soldier who allegedly shot and killed a motorcycle rider, Chimaobi Nwaogu, of Umuokereke-Ngwa, in Obingwa LGA, Abia State.
A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

How soldiers aided my escape from police – Taraba kidnap suspect

The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.

Military, paramilitary agencies plan joint border security exercise

A joint border security exercise involving the military, paramilitary and intelligence agencies is underway as part of government’s strategic, multi-sectoral effort aimed at securing Nigeria’s land and maritime borders.

Lagos ex-commissioner, RULAAC advocate equal fund for police, National Assembly

Former commissioner for lands in Lagos State, Mr. Fola Arthur-Worrey, and the executive director, Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC), Mr. Okechukwu Nwanguma, have called for equal funding for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the National Assembly.

Recruitment: Police to prosecute applicants with forged credentials

The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it will disqualify and handover applicants seeking employment into Nigerian Police Force with forged or fake credentials to the police for investigation and prosecution.

Oyo governor appoints former Lagos police chief as security adviser

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has appointed former Commissioner of Police in Lagos and Benue States, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, as his Special Adviser on Security Matters.

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.
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Politicians behind bandits’ activities in Nigeria – ex-police chief

Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, says politicians are responsible for activities of bandits terrorising the country.
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APC threatens boycott as Bayelsa holds council election

Local Government elections are expected to hold on Saturday in the Eight Local Government Council area of the Bayelsa State.

Police demand whereabouts of suspected kidnap kingpin from Army

The police have called on the Nigerian Army to explain why soldiers killed three of their officers who were on a covert operation in Taraba State.

CRAN condemns killing of policeman, civilian by troops in Taraba

Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN) has condemned the killing of three operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and a civilian, by troops of 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Takum, Taraba State.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: Soldiers mistook attacked policemen for kidnappers

The Nigerian Army has said the three policemen and a civilian killed by soldiers during a gun battle along Ibi-Wukari Road in Taraba State were mistaken for kidnappers.
Omoyele Sowore

PANDEF demands Omoyele Sowore’s immediate release

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has condemned the continuous detention of the Sahara Reporters publisher, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, by the operatives of Department of State Service (DSS) and called for his immediate in the interest of national unity.
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#RevolutionNow: Falz calls for release of Omoyele Sowore

Folarin Falana, better known as Falz, Nigerian multi-talented musician and the son of renowned lawyer and human right activist Femi Falana, has urged the federal government to listen to the voice of the masses and stop constant disregard of the loss of lives of many Nigerians.

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Housemaid steals N1.6 million just six hours on the job

A 26-year-old housemaid, Franker Amaha, has been arrested by operatives of Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, for stealing the sum of N1.6 million in foreign currencies from her employer, six hours after she was employed.

Ohanaeze youth denies receiving Senator Ekweremadu at airport

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide denied welcoming former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, at the Enugu airport.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Flood submerges Yola metropolis

The Adamawa State capital, Yola, was completely submerged as cars were seen floating and thousands of houses and properties destroyed and submerged by the flood which was caused by a heavy down pour which lasted for six hours.

Bode George: Asking ministers to go through Abba Kyari will slow down governance

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday added his voice to the criticisms that has trailed the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari directing his ministers to channel all their meeting requests to him through his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with Senator Chris Ekpeyong over the demise of his wife Dr. Grace Ekpeyong.

Akwa Ibom governor consoles senator on wife’s death

Governor Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with Senator Chris Ekpeyong over the demise of his wife Dr. Grace Ekpeyong.