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As Nigerians mark Democracy Day, the Centre for the Vunerable and the Underprivileged, (CENTREP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to revamp the Nigeria Police Force in terms of modern security technologies and funding, to clamp the worsening state of insecurity across the nation.
The National Bureau of Statistics said it is collaborating with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Department for International Development to conduct a national survey on how corruption is affecting the average Nigerian.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says despite efforts to promote women participation in the politics and decision making, female membership in National Assembly remains low at 5.8 per cent in Nigeria.
A cleric, Ven. Louis Ogarabe, the Cathedral Administrator, Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Peter, Umuokanne, Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo, has reiterated the need for Nigerians to live above religious and ethnic considerations.
The Nigerian Police Force, the power sector and the Judiciary have been ranked the three most corrupt institutions in Nigeria in a recent survey conducted by the Socio-Economic and Accountability Project (SERAP), across seven states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on the prevalence of corruption in Nigeria.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has ordered the redeployment of controversial police officer Abayomi Shogunle to Nkalagu, in Ebonyi State, reports say.
The Gombe State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Obed Mary Malum, was promoted to a new rank of Superintendent of Police (SP).
Nigeria Police Thursday arraigned two dismissed personnel Idoko Sunday and Katdel Dabit in court for complicity in the unfortunate death of an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ogar Jumbo.
The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Adamu Mohammed, has warned police officers to shun activities that are not in line with the mandates of the force, especially extra-judicial killing.
The Senate has proposed that a N10 billion intervention be made part of the 2019 Budget to assist persons displaced by banditry in Zamfara.
Dr. Aminu Musa Audu, a United Kingdom (UK)-based community policing expert and president of the International Institute of Community Policing (IICOPOL), has described the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) recent rating by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), as the “Most Corrupt Public Institution in Nigeria” as a reflection of the endemic corruption pervading larger Nigerian society.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has raised concern as the distributor Company of its Odogun Yan substation located in Ikorodu, Lagos State has reduced its load utilization to 14.8 per cent.
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a speedy and comprehensive streamlining of the operations of the Nigerian Police force in and around ports terminals in order to reduce unwholesome delays and inefficiency experienced at Nigerian ports, especially the Apapa ports.
The Edo Command of the Nigerian Police Force says it has arrested 81 suspects in connection with cult activities in the last 40 days.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Usman Tuggar, has faulted the refusal of the Court of Appeal in Abuja to uphold his appeal against a judgment affirming the election of Alhaji Adamu Bulkachuwa, husband of the court’s President, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Wednesday directed his former commissioners and other political appointees to return all government vehicles and properties in their custody.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, praised President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring the hero of June 12, the late MKO Abiola and making the day a national public holiday.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested a priest in the Methodist Church, Rev. Peter Adegoke Adewuyi, for allegedly faking his own kidnap to collect ransom from church members and other individuals.
Anthony Joshua is finished as a boxer after losing his world heavyweight titles to Andy Ruiz Jr, fellow-Briton Tyson Fury says.
The United Kingdom Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says Sen. Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila have the required experience to move the country’s legislative arm forward.
Neymar is expected to be out for four weeks after being examined by Paris Saint-Germain doctors.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Wednesday recommended the suspension of 42 primary school teachers for allegedly “absconding” from their duty posts for two years in Gamboru Ngala local government area in the state.
The decision to contest for Deputy Senate President was in protest of the 2018 invasion of the Senate, Enugu West Senator, Ike Ekweremadu, has said.
The Nigerian Army on Monday said it killed nine “social media personalities” of the Islamic State for West African Province.