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Senate deputy minority leader endorses Amotekun

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police arrest 1,527 kidnap suspects, recover 2,037 firearms in 2019

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that the force had arrested 1, 527 kidnap suspects and recovered 2,037 firearms across the country in 2019.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Police parade two child traffickers, recover nine children in Enugu

Police Command in Enugu State on Friday paraded two suspected child traffickers who specializes in moving children from Plateau State in North Central zone to River State in South-South zone.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Operation Amotekun: Northern elders commend South-West governors over security outfit

Convener of Northern Elders’ Forum and former Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof Ango Abdullahi on Sunday commended governors of the Southwest geopolitical zone for establishing the ‘Operation Amotekun’ to tackle insecurity in the region.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Governor Lalong: North keying into community policing

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, says the 19 Northern states have gone far in their efforts to introduce community policing in the region.
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 arrests ‘child trafficker, recovers nine children’

The Nigerian Army has arrested a suspected child trafficker who specialises in moving children from Plateau State in North Central zone to River State in South-South zone.
The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan, has called on students and youths to imbibe the habit of saving, stressing that it would make them financially responsible and stable.

Ecobank chief urges youths to embrace savings culture

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan, has called on students and youths to imbibe the habit of saving, stressing that it would make them financially responsible and stable.

Oyo monarch speaks on hate speech bill, insecurity

The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, on Thursday criticised the National Assembly over the re-introduction of the anti-hate speech bill by the Senate.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Muhammad Nami as the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services and 13 others as board members.

Senate confirms Muhammad Nami, 13 others as FIRS board members

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Muhammad Nami as the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services and 13 others as board members.
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2020 Budget: Senate approves N140.3 billion for NCC

The Senate on Wednesday approved the sun of N140,383,591,000 for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for the 2020 fiscal year.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari inaugurates Senator Ngige’s wife, others as permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has just inaugurated nine newly-appointed Permanent Secretaries.
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President Buhari approves additional nominees for NAHCON

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally approved the nomination of Ahmed Kadi Amshi as Chairman, National Assembly Service Commission.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari approves Ahmed Amshi as new chairman of National Assembly Service Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally approved the nomination of Ahmed Kadi Amshi as Chairman, National Assembly Service Commission.
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 conducts free medical outreaches in North East

Troops of the Nigerian Army in continuation of the crackdown on criminal syndicates have encountered and overpowered several terrorist elements in the north east theatre of operation even as free medical outreaches by the Army have been extended to some communities as part of non kinetic military efforts to win support of the people.

Partners set to track down 22,000 HIV infected persons in Nasarawa

The Implementing Partners on HIV infection has started stepped-up efforts towards tracking over twenty two thousand unidentified HIV infected persons in Nasarawa State.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 2

Senate begins confirmation process of new FIRS chairman, board members

The Senate on Wednesday began the confirmation process of Mohammad Mamman Nami as the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

President Buhari writes Senate, seeks confirmation of new FIRS chairman, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of the new chairman and members of the Federal Inland Revenue Service.

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The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

Panic as two ‘Lassa fever’ cases reported in Calabar

There was trepidation, Monday among residents of Calabar, the Cross River State capital over reported case of Lassa fever at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH.

Lagos to begin full enforcement of ban on Okada, tricycles February 1

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, has disclosed that the state would from February 1, commence full implementation of the ban on all motorcycles and tricycles in some major parts of the metropolis.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun a covert effort to Christianise Southwest Nigeria – Muslim group

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Osun government, Muslim group disagree over Amotekun

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo council poll: 101 APC aspirants vie for 18 chairmanship seats at screening

No fewer than 101 aspirants on the platform of All Progressives Congress, Ondo State are vying for the 18 chairmanship seats in the ongoing screening exercise of the party in Akure, the state capital in preparation for the April 18, 2020 local government election.