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The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has urged officers and men of the Force to use their firearms for self-defence, not to kill.

Enugu community petitions IGP over activities of land grabbers

Abor community, Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State has sent a Save-Our-Soul petition to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, over what they called intimidation, harassment and threat to life by certain land grabbers who they alleged want to forcefully take over their ancestral land.
The new State Commissioner of Police, Abia State Command, CP Janet Agbede, has formally taken over the headship of the Command with a stern warning to criminals in Abia to flee from the state or face the full wrath of the law.

Abia journalists warn against police harassment of traditional rulers

Abia Media Forum, a body of media men from Abia State have condemned as double standard, the penchant of the State Commissioner of Police, Janet Agbede who it accused of demeaning traditional institutions in the state and humiliating traditional rulers that she invites to state headquarter at will.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police smash notorious bandit syndicate operating in Nigeria, Niger

In its efforts to fight armed robbery, kidnapping, banditry, arms trafficking and other forms of crimes, the Katsina State Police Command has nabbed a notorious arms suppliers to bandits in the forest.

Enugu community boils as traditional ruler is shot dead

The traditional ruler of Oruku community in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, Igwe Emmanuel Chidebere Mba has been shot dead by men who claimed to be police officers from Force Headquarters, Abuja.
A magistrate court in Yaba, Lagos state, on Tuesday granted bail in the sum of one million naira to Eromosele Adene, an #EndSARS protester.

#EndSARS: Court grants Eromosele Adene bail

A magistrate court in Yaba, Lagos state, on Tuesday granted bail in the sum of one million naira to Eromosele Adene, an #EndSARS protester.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 27 kidnap suspects in Nasarawa

Operatives of the Police Command in Nasarawa State have arrested 27 suspects for alleged armed robbery and kidnapping in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Suspected killers of village head, kidnappers of CAN chairman, others arrested

The Police in Nasarawa State have arrested 27 suspects over alleged armed robbery and kidnapping in the state.

Pastor arrested, 16 churches closed down by task force in Abuja

In order to curtail the spread of coronavirus in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the enforcement team of the FCT administration, on Sunday, arrested the General Overseer of the Jesus Reign Family Church located at Apo, Abuja, Pastor U U Uden for violating the ban on places on worship.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Police arrest 114 robbery suspects in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

IGP warns police officers on bad conduct

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Muhammed Adamu on Tuesday sent a strong warning to some erring police officers across the country to desist from bad conduct that can tarnish the image of the Police Force, saying they were employed by the federal government to protect citizens and not to oppress them.

Army, police, traffic and safety agencies unite against Lagos traffic

In a bid to address the notorious traffic congestion on Lagos roads, security, paramilitary, traffic and safety agencies have agreed to join forces.
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Kano government equips police with high-tech communication centre

The Kano state Government has constructed a high-tech communication center at the state Police Command Headquarters in Bompai area of the metropolis.

Police to commence recruitment screening in Cross River

The Cross River Police Command has fixed July 1 for the commencement of physical screening exercise for recruitment of constables into the force.

Extortion: Enugu CP directs IGP X-Squad to fish out culprits

The Enugu Commissioner of Police, Mr Sulaiman Balarabe, on Thursday directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) X-Squad to fish out police personnel extorting members of the public in the state for immediate trial and punishment.

Police: Lagos, Ogun peaceful

The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone Two Lawal Shehu has said Lagos and Ogun States were peaceful and elections going on unhindered.The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone Two Lawal Shehu has said Lagos and Ogun States were peaceful and elections going on unhindered.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike urges police commissioner to restore confidence in police

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Usman Belel, newly deployed to the state to restore confidence in the Nigeria Police Force, stressing that people had begun to lose faith in public institutions due to unprofessional conduct of their personnel.

Police arrest six for alleged robbery in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested six suspects for allegedly dispossessing motorists of valuables at gunpoint.

Medical doctor nabbed for buying N28 million Porsche car using fake bank alert

The Lagos State Police Command has nabbed a 28-year old medical doctor, Michael Thompson Williams, who bought a Porsche Car worth of N28 million with fake bank alert.

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The NGF Chairman, Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, gave this indication when he briefed State House correspondents after an emergency meeting of the forum at the State House Banquet Hall.

Governors reach decisions on coronavirus vaccine roll-out

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has asked the federal government to take the necessary steps to support logistics and inoculation activities in states to ensure a smooth vaccine roll-out exercise across the country.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

Food blockade: AFAN blames institutional failure, inequity

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Friday, blamed institutional failure for the blockade of foodstuff supply and transportation to Southern Nigeria as the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, AUFCDN, embarked on the protest over factors militating against their business.
Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is planning to invest $10 billion for the expansion of renewable energy projects in the continent, over the next five years.

AfDB provides $400,000 grant for SEC

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Friday signed a $400,000 grant agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to strengthen securities market regulation and broaden market instruments.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen did not bring a new COVID variant to Italy upon his return from Nigeria last December, according to official statement from the Hospital Federico II in Naples.

Victor Osimhen returns to training ahead of Bologna clash

The 22-year-old suffered head trauma after landing awkwardly on the turf following a collision with Cristian Romero in his side’s defeat to Atalanta on February 21.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Policeman arrested for stealing AK-47 rifles in Abịa

A police man, Shedrack Aleke Igwe, working in armoury section of MOPOL base 28, Umuahia, Abia state has been arrested with 5 AK-47 rifles he stole from the armoury.

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A health care worker is likely to be the first to receive COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria when the country commences its vaccination campaign this week.

Health care worker likely to be first to receive coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria

A health care worker is likely to be the first to receive COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria when the country commences its vaccination campaign this week.
Prof Ibiyinka Fuwape of Physics Department, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has emerged one of the winners of African Union Kwame Nkrumah Regional Award for Scientific Excellence, AUKNASE 2020.

FUTA lecturer wins AU scientific award

Prof Ibiyinka Fuwape of Physics Department, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has emerged one of the winners of African Union Kwame Nkrumah Regional Award for Scientific Excellence, AUKNASE 2020.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday called on the African Union and other international partners to help address a deepening crisis in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region as he condemned alleged atrocities in fighting there.

US calls on AU to exert pressure over worsening crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday called on the African Union and other international partners to help address a deepening crisis in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region as he condemned alleged atrocities in fighting there.
FILE PHOTO: Workers in hazmat suits disinfect boxes of Sinovac Biotech's CoronaVac vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after unloading them from a Chinese military aircraft at Villamor Air Base in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Philippines receives first batch of coronavirus vaccine doses donated by China

The Philippines received on Sunday its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses in a shipment donated by China, a day before it was due to roll out a national inoculation campaign.
FILE PHOTO - A closer view of an Iraq-Syria border crossing and buildings before airstrikes, seen in this February 3, 2021 handout satellite image provided by Maxar. Satellite image (copyright) 2021 Maxar Technologies-Handout via REUTERS

Iran: U.S. air strikes in Syria encourage terrorism in the region

Friday’s U.S. air strikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria encourage terrorism in the region, Iran’s top security official, Ali Shamkhani, said on Saturday.