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A Federal High Court in Abuja has upheld the power of the President to extend the tenure of a retiring Inspector General of Police (IGP) pending the completion of the process for the appointment of a substantive successor.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is confronting the nation’s longstanding and deep-rooted security challenges, a group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC-Legacy Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba to ensure insecurity is reduced to the barest minimum.
The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign Group has insisted President Muhammadu Buhari is working on a better Nigeria.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila Wednesday said more funding will be required to modernize the country’s Police Force, and get it more effective in tackling insecurity.
The reaction has begun to trail the appointment of Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, as the Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre, RULAAC, has described it as illegal.
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed April 16 to deliver judgement in the suit that is challenging the legality of the three-month tenure extension President Muhammadu Buhari granted to the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Mr. Muhammad Dingyadi, has kicked against the whittling down the power of the President in the Police Service Commission (PSC) amendment bill.
The Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti has adjourned until April 14, a suit filed by the Ekiti against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP).
The senate has resolved to amend laws that infringe on the rights of women in Nigeria
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has set up standing committees on 20 thematic areas including the judiciary, human rights, anti-corruption, among others.
The group, in a statement by the spokesman of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Mr Ebilade Ekerefe, while commending President Muhammadu Buhari over the promotion of Bayelsa-born Police Officer Moses Ambakina Jitoboh to the rank of Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), however, warned that the promotion of Jitoboh should not be another sinister plan to violate the Police Act (2020) and retire him with 9 years left to serve in the Police Force.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, declined to issue an order of mandamus to compel the Inspector General of Police and the Attorney-General of the Federation to arrest, investigate and prosecute the new President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Prof. George Obiozor.
A legal practitioner in Onitsha, Anambra state, Victor C. Alo Esq., has faulted the recent extension of tenure of office of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, for the next three months, by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that it has not legal backing whatsoever in any section of the constitution.
The Ekiti State Government through the Attorney-General (AG) and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Wale Fapohunda, has dragged the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, to court over the dismissal of a police constable, Omolola Olajide, for getting pregnant without serving the required number of years.
Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, on Thursday, described as illegal, the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to retain the retired Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, in office for another three months.
The continued stay in office by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, two days after he was billed to retire after 35 years of service has attracted a lawsuit.
The Ekiti State Police Command says it is embarrassed by the action of one of its female officers who conceived out of wedlock.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State said he and his colleagues across the 36 States of the federation are frustrated about the state of insecurity in the country.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has has assured that there would be comprehensive justice for all Nigerians affected by police brutality.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has called on judges and chief magistrates to obey the law by visiting detention facilities regularly with a view to decongesting them.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
A man and woman who claimed to be couple, Timothy James, 38, and Comfort David, 44, have been arrested in Kogi over theft of N50,00 from a POS operator.
Fatahu Muhammad, the member representing Daura Federal Constituency of Katsina State in the House of Representatives, has defended the suspension of Twitter from operating in Nigeria.
Tomori impressed after joining the Rossoneri on loan in January, with Milan agreeing a £25m permanent deal clause (with £5m in potential add-ons) as part of the initial move.
The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said the gas explosion at the OPIC Plaza, Ikeja, Lagos was avoidable if necessary checks had been made.
Jose Mourinho explains why he accepted ‘another Mission: Impossible’ at Roma after they ‘reignited the passion’ that he had lost at Manchester United and Tottenham. ‘I haven’t always chosen the right project or I was misled.’