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A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.
Assistant Commmisoner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, head of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) poses during an interview on the public's demand for the recall of the Special Anti Robbery Squid (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja, Nigeria December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Police receive 884 complaints against personnel in six months

The Nigeria Police Force says it received 884 cases of professional misconduct against its personnel across the country between January and June this year.
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Osun guber: Police warns officers against fraternising with politicians

The Nigeria Police has warned its men and officers that will provide security in the Osun Sept. 22 governorship election to eschew fraternising with politicians or collecting bribe from them.

Police dismiss FSARS officer, demote others for extorting motorists

An inspector of the Nigerian Police Force attached to the Federal Special Anti-Robery Squad (FSARS), Charles Omotosho, has been dismissed for extorting road users in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

CISLAC, Police in new partnership to expose corrupt officials

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Nigeria Police and other stakeholders on Monday set up a system to empower Nigerians to expose corrupt officials.
Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris

Ekiti guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris threatens to dismiss partisan police officers

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has threatened to dismiss any officer found hobnobbing with politicians or act in a way that could vitiate the July 14 election in Ekiti State.
Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris

Ekiti guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris assures of free, fair poll

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the police will provide security for all stakeholders and ensure that the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State is held without hitches.

Police release phone numbers to lodge complaints against SARS

The police have released phone numbers and email addresses for the public to lodge complaints against personnel of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS).

NHRC to audit police detention cells nationwide

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has concluded arrangements to carry out an independent audit of police detention cells and facilities in all commands and formations across the country.

SARS operative arrested for allegedly extorting N5000 from Lagos resident

The Lagos state police command says it has arrested one Charles Omotosho, an operative of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS), for allegedly extorting N5, 000 from a resident in the Ikorodu axis of the state.

Police inspector forces lady to transfer money at gunpoint

A police inspector attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Police Command, Ikorodu office, allegedly collected N5,000 from a lady after threatening to shoot her.

ASP arrested over alleged N40,000 internet banking extortion

The Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit has apprehended an Assistant Superintendent of Police accused of extorting N40,000 from a man simply identified as Dapo via internet banking.

7,216 cases of misconduct lodged against police personnel in 2 years – report

The police authorities received 7,216 cases of professional misconduct made against officers and men of the force in the past two years, according to a report.

Police sanction 16 personnel for professional misconduct

The Nigeria Police Force said it had sanctioned 16 of its personnel for professional misconduct across the country, from July to September, 2017.

Police suspend ASP Bayo Obadiah for alleged extortion

An Assistant Superintendent of Police, Bayo Obadiah, attached to the Area Command, Ikorodu, Lagos State, has been suspended over allegations of extortion while 16 other policemen were sanctioned for professional misconduct.

Police officers dismissed for alleged corruption petition IGP, demand reinstatement

Three of the four police officers who were dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force last July have petitioned the Inspector General of Police over their “illegal and unlawful dismissal.”

Four Police officers detained over extortion in Lagos

The Nigeria Police Force said it had taken into custody four policemen for allegedly extorting N15,000 from a victim (name withheld) along Ogudu area of Lagos State.

NBS report about corruption in Police misleading – NPF

The Nigeria Police yesterday debunked claims contained in a report recently released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) which rated the Police as the most corrupt institution in Nigeria.

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NOA urges Nigerians to resolve political grievances through lawful means

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Nigerians to always resolve political issues peacefully through lawful means instead of taking laws into their hands.

FRSC tasks federal government on dualization of Idiroko road over accidents

Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to dualise the Idiroko Road to reduce accidents in the area.
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Nigeria Wrestling Federation has stepped up efforts for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will compete at two United World Wrestling (UWW)-ranking tournaments in Bulgaria and Germany next month.
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US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest

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