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Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers government delivers new station to police

In demonstration of avowed commitment to protection of lives and property in Rivers state, Governor Nyesom Wike has delivered a purpose built police station to the State Police Command.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police say female officers getting pregnant outside wedlock is embarrassing

The Ekiti State Police Command says it is embarrassed by the action of one of its female officers who conceived out of wedlock.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.

Ondo governor: Our people cannot continue to live in fear

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has declared that the people of the state can not continue to live in fear arising from the cases of kidnapping, robbery, and other criminal activities recorded in the state.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba governor asks police to fish out killers of council chairman

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Monday, condemned the kidnapping and assassination of Ardo-Kola Council Chairman, Salihu Dovo.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says no fewer than nine persons died while nine persons sustained injuries on Saturday evening in Ikare Akoko, Ondo State.

FRSC: Nine dead, 9 injured in Ondo crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says no fewer than nine persons died while nine persons sustained injuries on Saturday evening in Ikare Akoko, Ondo State.
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate arrest of Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, over ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to quick Ibarapa, Oyo State.

IGP Adamu orders arrest of Sunday Igboho

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate arrest of Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, over ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to quick Ibarapa, Oyo State.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has charged the Acting Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), DCG Hillary Madu on the need for improved professionalism in the activities of the Corps.

Minister charges NSCDC’s acting commandant general on professionalism

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has charged the Acting Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), DCG Hillary Madu, on the need for improved professionalism in the activities of the Corps.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara governor denies dolling out vehicles to bandits

A former Chairman of Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abubakar Maradun, had made the allegation against the Governor, saying he supplied Hilux vehicles to bandits which they used to attack innocent residents.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lagos lawyer, sister face trial for forgery

Justice Sule Hassan of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has fixed continuation of trial of a lawyer, Mr Olumide Gbadamoshi, and his sister, Kehinde Gbadamoshi, who are both facing charges of conspiracy, forgery and unlawful disposal of a N40 million property, until Mar 17 and 18.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police appoint new commissioner for Lagos airport command

The Nigeria Police has appointed Abubarka Umar Bature as the new Commissioner of Police for the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command, Lagos.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ogun: Police arrest three Lagos-based ‘robbers’

A statement by the command spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the three men; Samuel Sunday, a 20 years old resident of Fagba in Lagos State, Adeleke Mustapha; a 22years old resident of Ajala area of Lagos State and Joel Rotimi, a 19 years old resident of Taju Bello street Agbado, Ogun state were arrested on Thursday, 14 January 2021.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Nigeria customs shuts border with Niger Republic

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday shut Nigeria’s border with Niger Republic at Jibia, Katsina State less than 48 hours the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) reopened it in line with the directive of President...

Ooni: How we averted crisis during #EndSARS protests

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Wednesday, says the existing traditional security structure in the ancient town helped to avert crisis during the #EndSARS protest against bad governance and police brutality.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

#ENDSARS: Lawyer drags Femi Falana, others to court over independent panel

A human rights lawyer, Lucky Odigie, has dragged a constitutional lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), and nine others before a Federal High Court in Abuja, over the setting up of an independent panel to probe killings that took place during the three weeks #ENDSARS protest in October last year.
The Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Human Rights Violations and Related Extra Judicial Killings yesterday said it has received thirty petitions so far.

#EndSARS: Osun judicial inquiry resumes hearing with 30 petitions

The Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Human Rights Violations and Related Extra Judicial Killings yesterday said it has received thirty petitions so far.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man arrested for defiling his 13 years old daughter

The arrest of the suspect, according to a statement by the spokesperson for the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, followed a complaint by the victim who reported at Obantoko divisional headquarters on the 30th of December, 2020 that her father came to the shop where she is a tailoring apprentice and begged her mistress to permit her to come and fetch water for him at home.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police deploy 1,250 men to boost community policing in Lagos

The Nigeria Police, on Tuesday, deployed 1,250 Special Constabulary Police, toward boosting community policing in Lagos State Command.
In continuation of its renewed efforts to provide more critical infrastructure in the state, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the execution of development projects worth over N2.5 billion.

Governor Ugwuanyi: We’ll ensure Enugu remains safest, most-secured state in Nigeria

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has reiterated his administration’s resolve to ensure that the state remains the safest and most-secured in the country.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police: 40 robbers,18 kidnappers arrested in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Police said it arrested 40 armed robbers, prosecute 30, convicted 5 while 5 others were still under investigation between January and December last year.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police recover another stolen child in Abia

The Nigeria Police, Abia Command, has confirmed the recovery of Master David Okoye, who was abducted from his mother’s shop on Aug. 21, 2020 by an unknown young man.
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Imo CAN urge police to redouble effort in tackling crime

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Imo State chapter, has called on the Nigeria police to intensify their effort in combating crime in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PPRO: Police recovers another stolen child in Abia

The Nigeria Police, Abia Command, has confirmed the recovery of Master David Okoye, who was abducted from his mother’s shop on Aug. 21, 2020 by an unknown young man.

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Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has denied media report credited to him that the dislodged Boko Haram insurgents are regrouping in his state, particularly on the Benue-Nasarawa border.

2023: Our achievements‘ll speak for us in Nasarawa – official

Nasarawa State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Dogo Shammah, has said that the achievements of Governor Abdullahi Sule and the pace for good...
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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has appealed to the international community not to block adequate financing for gas projects in Nigeria and other developing countries.
The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has postponed the local government elections earlier scheduled for May 15, 2021.

Kaduna council polls postponed

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has postponed the local government elections earlier scheduled for May 15, 2021.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.

Benue governor: Why Bala Mohammed and I decided to sheath swords

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has disclosed that Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state and himself decided to sheath their swords and find better ways of resolving issues rather than resorting to media face-off thereby exacerbating the already tensed atmosphere in the country.
The Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria (CIPPON) has lamented the rising cost of paper in Nigeria, warning that the situation could worsen unemployment in the country.

Institute laments rising cost of paper in Nigeria

The Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria (CIPPON) has lamented the rising cost of paper in Nigeria, warning that the situation could worsen unemployment in the country.

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PDP national auditor denies accusing chairman of financial impropriety

Mr Adamu Mustapha, National Auditor of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has denied accusing the National Chairman of the party, Mr Uche Secondus, of financial impropriety.
The wife of the Katsina State Governor, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari, has donated medical equipment and hospital consumables worth millions of naira to Dutsen Kura Primary Healthcare Centre in Kafur Local Government Area of the state.

Katsina governor’s wife donates hospital beds, drugs to healthcare centre

The wife of the Katsina State Governor, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari, has donated medical equipment and hospital consumables worth millions of naira to Dutsen Kura Primary Healthcare Centre in Kafur Local Government Area of the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a Dutch, Peiter Borremans, and his wife, Nkechi Borremans, on fraud charges involving $330,000.

EFCC arraigns Dutch, wife for ‘$330,000 oil vessel fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a Dutch, Peiter Borremans, and his wife, Nkechi Borremans, on fraud charges involving $330,000.

Charles Idahosa backs Edo governor’s probe of N30 billion stormwater project

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, Chief Charles Idahosa, has advised a former governor; Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, not to panic over moves by the Edo State government to probe the N30 billion Edo stormwater project.
FILE PHOTO - Vials of Pfizer's coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine are seen at a pop-up community vaccination center at the Gateway World Christian Center in Valley Stream, New York, U.S., February 23, 2021. REUTERS-Brendan McDermid

GAVI: Pfizer requirements causing delays in COVAX deliveries

The head of the GAVI vaccine alliance said on Tuesday that there have been delays to some Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 shot deliveries via the COVAX vaccine-sharing programme because of additional requirements set by the manufacturer.