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Mr Asuquo Amba, new Ekiti Commissioner of Police

Police: Tough time awaits criminal in Ekiti

The Commissioner of Police in Ekiti, Mr Amba Asuquo, on Wednesday said tough times awaits criminals in the state and neighbouring states who failed to amend their ways.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Tension as rerun polls hold in four states

There is palpable tension in Benue, Plateau, Sokoto and Kano states as thousands of voters in selected polling units file out this morning to conclude the elections that will determine winners of the governorship polls in the states.

Elections: 11 police commissioners deployed to Benue – DIG

The Nigeria Police Force says it has deployed 11 police commissioners comprising five commissioners, four deputy commissioners as well as two assistant commissioners of police to Benue State to man strategic Senatorial Districts and Local Government Areas identified as flashpoints in Saturday’s election.

Imo elections: Senatorial candidate’s aide shot

Two men on a motorbike, on Thursday, shot at Nnamdi Nsorom, an aide to the Imo West Senatorial Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential and National Assembly election, Jones Onyereri.
Leader of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara, Alhaji Lai Mohammed he said the party has put everything in place to ensure that the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday is a huge success.

Kwara APC plans big, colourful reception for Buhari

Leader of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara, Alhaji Lai Mohammed he said the party has put everything in place to ensure that the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday is a huge success.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Leah Sharibu alive

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described as ‘absolute fake news’ the reports in the Social Media that the abducted Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, has died in captivity.

Police commission to set-up hotlines to monitor personnel during elections

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has resolved to create awareness hotlines to monitor the conduct of the police during the general elections to ensure that they adhered to the ethics of their profession.

Seriake Dickson officially receives new Bayelsa CP

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has officially received Joseph Mukan, the new Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command.

Police promote 239 senior officers, 7981 inspectors

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Sunday announced promotions for 239 senior police officers and 7,981 inspectors.

Bayelsa government raises alarm over worsening security situation

The Bayelsa State Executive Council has condemned in strong terms the worsening security situation in the state, occasioned by the frequent change of Police Commissioners.

Bayelsa lawmakers oppose incessant deployment of police officers

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to stop further deployment of police commissioners to the state in order not to raise unnecessary tension.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

2019: PDP accuses Muhammadu Buhari, APC of trying to foisting siege mentality on Bayelsa

Ahead of 2019 general elections, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of trying to foist siege mentality on Bayelsa state.
Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti guber: Thugs snatching ballot boxes under police watch – Governor Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has alleged that Saturday ’s gubernatorial election has been largely compromised by personnel of the Nigerian police.
Fayose Ayodele

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose, police disagree over alleged compromise

Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has alleged that Saturday’s gubernatorial election has been largely compromised by personnel of the Nigeria police.
President Buhari with Plateau State Governor Simon Lalung, Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazzau and Minister of Defence Monsur Dan Ali during the Sympathy visit to Jos Plateau State on 26th June 2018

Yoruba elders fault President Buhari over Plateau visit

Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, yesterday faulted the recent visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Plateau State where about 135 people were killed by Fulani herders, saying it was “full of sound and fury signifying nothing.”

Senator Ben Bruce: I advised President Buhari to withdraw police officers from VIPs

A federal lawmaker and founder of the Silverbird Group, Ben Murray-Bruce (PDP, Bayelsa), has disclosed that he had earlier advised President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw police officers guarding VIPs.

IGP pockets N10bn monthly for deployment to oil coys, banks – Sen. Misau

Senator Isa Misau (Bauchi Central) has accused the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, of fraudulent activities and nepotism in the administration of the police.

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