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Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senator Lawan: We can no longer tolerate killing of Nigerians

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the leadership of the National Assembly will no longer tolerate the unnecessary killing of Nigerians by criminals threatening the security of the country.

Nnamdi Kanu accuses police, DSS of removing CCTV cameras mounted in his hometown

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Thursday alleged that the Abia State Police Command in collaboration with the Department of State Services, DSS, has removed two CCTV cameras installed around his hometown.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki blames Comrade Oshiomhole for bombings in Edo

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has alleged that the recent trend of bomb detonation in the state is the third layer of Adams Oshiomhole’s plan to discredit him.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police have arrested Adegboye Olatunji, the erstwhile SUG president of Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, alongside one Olanrewaju Taiwo during a secret cult initiation in Ogun state.

SUG president arrested during cult initiation, placed on suspension by school

Operatives of the Nigeria Police have arrested Adegboye Olatunji, the erstwhile SUG president of Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, alongside one Olanrewaju Taiwo during a secret cult initiation in Ogun state.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

Insecurity: MURIC urges police to sustain raid on criminal hideouts

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has urged the police to sustain efforts aimed at uprooting criminal hideouts in the country following the successful raid at Kuduru forest in Kaduna state where about 250 criminals were killed.

Man to die by hanging for killing Uber driver

Obinna was standing trial alongside one Mister Everly Nnerun for allegedly conspiring to kill the Uber driver identified as Edwin Ali on December 26th, 2016 along the Abuja airport road.
Nigeria’s Olanrewaju “God’s Power” Durodola will take on hard hitting Ghanaian, Abraham Tabul, for the vacant African Boxing Union Cruiser title tomorrow in Accra, Ghana at Old Kingsway Building, Ussher-Town, Accra.

Olanrewaju Durodola eyes vacant ABU Cruiser-weight title

Nigeria’s Olanrewaju “God’s Power” Durodola will take on hard hitting Ghanaian, Abraham Tabul, for the vacant African Boxing Union Cruiser title tomorrow in Accra, Ghana at Old Kingsway Building, Ussher-Town, Accra.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senators divided over creation of state police

Senators expressed divided views over the creation of state police in Nigeria during the Senate plenary on Wednesday.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun a necessity for survival, crime prevention in Nigeria – Delta monarch

The Ovie of Oghara kingdom in Ethiope West local government area of Delta State, HRM Noble Eshemitan, Orefe III, Monday described the Amotekun security outfit by the South-Western governors as a necessity for crime prevention in Nigeria.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun: Urhobo umbrella body fears criminals may relocate to South-South

The apex socio-cultural umbrella body of the Urhobo people, Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Worldwide has raised an alarm that by the time Amotekun succeeds in chasing away criminals from the South West, they will relocate to the South-South and the area will become uninhabitable.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.
Oluseyi Makinde, Chief Olusegun Osoba and Mayegun Oladejo

Governor Makinde: We establish Operation Amotekun to narrow gaps in security sector

Governor Oluseyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday January 15, 2020 declared that the Western Nigeria Security Network, WNSN, codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’ was established to complement the work of the security agencies and bridge the gaps in the security of the geopolitical zone.
Bala Elkana

Police arrest wanted traffic robber

The Lagos State Command of the Nigerian police has arrested a notorious traffic robbery suspect and a cult leader who was on police wanted list.

PDP urges NHRC to probe use of live ammunition in Ile Arugbo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has called on the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja to probe alleged use of live ammunition and tear gas to dispersed aged women during the January 2nd, 2020 dawn demolition of Ile Arugbo in Ilorin.

INEC, Police trade blames over security lapses during Bayelsa/Kogi polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Police Force, on Friday traded blames for the security lapses that marred 2019 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.

Four bandits killed, others arrested in Kogi

No fewer than four bandits terrorising motorists and other commutters along the Lokoja-Gegu-Abaji road met their waterloo on Monday, as security agents laid ambush along the axis.
National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Southwest (Zone D) has vowed to ensure that justice is done in the gruesome murder of a 22-year-old Lagos State University (LASU) final year Theatre Arts student, Favour Daley-Oladele.

Slain LASU student: We’ll pursue case to logical conclusion – NANS

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Southwest (Zone D) has vowed to ensure that justice is done in the gruesome murder of a 22-year-old Lagos State University (LASU) final year Theatre Arts student, Favour Daley-Oladele.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Boko Haram, ISWAP attacked Northeast 27 times in 14 days – military

Troops repelled 27 attacks from Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the Northeast within two weeks, the military said on Monday.

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Bayelsa guber: APC insist on fresh election

Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said the profuse commendation that issued from the PDP to the Supreme Court and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) following the judgement nullifying the victory of candidate of the APC has given out the main opposition party as double faced and fraudulent.
Timipre Sylva

Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court verdict provocative – minister

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, yesterday, described the Supreme Court judgement that declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, as winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election as provocative, while he called on the people of the state to eschew violence and remain calm.
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Joe Gomez: Sadio Mane lifts Liverpool and psychologically hurts opponents

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