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Security: Well funded police will curb bail collection – stakeholders

Security stakeholders in Lagos on Wednesday said only a well funded Nigeria police Force (NPF) would curb bail money collection from different police formations in the country.

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.
Former Ghana Football Association executive Kofi Manu claims he predicted the Black Stars' woes at the recent Africa Cup of Nations, due to major political decisions before the tournament.

Afcon: Former Ghana FA chief predicted Black Stars’ struggles

Former Ghana Football Association executive Kofi Manu claims he predicted the Black Stars' woes at the recent Africa Cup of Nations, due to major political decisions before the tournament.

NPP: We will improve community policing

The Nigerian Policing Programme (NPP), a British Council Funded Programme, is aimed at improving community policing, it was learnt on Tuesday.

Police: ‘Operation Puff Adder’ targets criminals, not innocent civilians

“Operation Puff Adder” commenced in Enugu State on Thursday with Police Commissioner of Police, Mr Sulaiman Balarabe, warning police personnel deployed to the operation to guard against arresting innocent citizens in the discharge of their duties.
The Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command has urged students across the country to keep good friends and company to avoid being pressured into joining bad groups.

Cultism: Police urge students to keep good company

The Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command has urged students across the country to keep good friends and company to avoid being pressured into joining bad groups.

Zamfara governorship candidate ejects IDPs for voting President Buhari

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi, Wednesday confirmed that he has ejected all displaced persons taking shelter in his houses in Shinkafi for voting for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.
Undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas prays with others for his slain colleague Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an investigative journalist who was killed by gunmen on Wednesday, at Madina Central Mosque in Accra, Ghana January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko

Dozens attend memorial for slain Ghana journalist

Dozens of people gathered in Ghana's capital on Friday to pay tribute to an investigative journalist who was killed after helping to expose corruption in African football.

Musiliu Smith: Police professionalism a prerequisite for free, fair election

A former Inspector General of Police and Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Alhaji Musiliu Smith, has said that if the forthcoming general election must be adjudged free, fair, credible and widely accepted then personnel of the Nigeria Police Force who are in the forefront of providing security must display a high level of professionalism.
Nigeria Police

50 police officers participate in election workshop in Enugu

As countdown to the 2019 general elections begins, 50 senior police officers in Enugu State on Friday participated in a one day workshop on election security strategies, management and assessment.
Balarabe Musa

Shehu Shagari: Nigeria has lost a true democrat – Balarabe Musa

Former Governor of Kaduna state, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has mourned the death of former president, Alhaji Shehu Aliyu Usman Shagari.
Gov. Karim Shettima of Borno

2019: Kashim Shettima optimistic of free, non-violence election in North East

Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, has expressed confident that the people of Borno and northeast who have experienced a lot of challenges as a result of boko haram insurgency would not engage themselves in any form of politically motivated or related violence before, on or even after the elections.

Police, judiciary partner to ensure no innocent person is imprisoned

Police and the judiciary in Enugu state have resolved to partner in implementing the Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) to ensure that no innocent person is imprisoned in the state.
Sam Olumekun INEC

2019: INEC to create more voting points in Lagos – REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, said it would create more voting points in Lagos State to ease accreditation and voting processes across the 8,462 polling units in the state during 2019 general elections.

2019: INEC vows to improve conduct of elections

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said it would improve conduct of the electoral process.

INEC: 6.6 million Lagosians eligible to vote in 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State has said 6,609,115 residents are eligible to vote in the 2019 general elections in the state.

2019: Lagos records 6.6 million registered voters

According to him, some factors need to be considered by INEC in developing the plan. These are relevant intelligence and information about locations and assessment of vulnerability.

Police trains 25 cultists in Enugu on attitude change

The Enugu State Police Command has completed reformation for 25 suspected cultists arrested within various locations in the state to renounce their membership and turn a new leaf.

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Nigeria National League outfit Vandrezzer FC have unveiled Brazilian midfielder Alberico Da Silva.

Vandrezzer unveil Brazil midfielder Alberico Da Silva

Alberico Da Silva previously had stints with Nigeria Professional Football League clubs, FC IfeanyiUbah and Akwa United under his compatriot, coach Rafael Everton.

Akwa Ibom youth, undergraduates allege government neglect

Youths and undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Akwa Ibom State have decried the scanty notice the state government gives bursary awards and other requirements that border on the needs and aspirations of youths, while purportedly paying more attention to purchase of expensive vehicles for monarchs, building worship centres and holding Christmas carol.
The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

World Bank reduces lending to China

The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

Man dragged to court over late father’s property documents

The children of Late Joshua Olusoga of Surulere, Lagos have dragged their brother, Gbenga Olusoga, 59, before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing the certificate of occupancy and survey plan documents of their late father’s property located at 14, Badaru Street, Surulere, Lagos.

Federal government to sign MoU on Ajaokuta Steel in January

The Federal Government has promised to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by January 2020, with a Russian company for the resuscitation of the multi-billion naira Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mills, located in Kogi State.