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Plateau PDP warns against partiality in bye-election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau has warned security agencies and INEC against taking sides in the forthcoming Plateau South senatorial bye-election billed for December 5.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa governor directs payment of medical bills for police shooting’s victims

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State has ordered the payment of the medical bills of the victims of a shooting by police personnel in the Etegwe/Edepie area of the state capital, Yenagoa.
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.

IGP: Nothing like #ENDSARS protests will happen again

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, on Friday, met with Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police, and Command Commissioners of Police in the 36 states and the FCT, in Abuja for an overview of the #ENDSARS protests and strategise towards taking back and dominating the Nigerian space.
Seven alleged victims of the October 20 Lekki shootings have ‘surfaced’ at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters.

#EndSARS: How I was assaulted by police – woman

Nkemakolam Okpara, one of the two women seen in a viral video being assaulted by some police personnel in Lagos during the #EndSARS protest, has narrated to a judicial panel events that led to the the alleged incident.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest house help over former boss’ death

Police have arrested one Cephas Iliya for the death of Martins Omeri, an auditor with the Federal Government.

Indian farmers protest against farm laws

Police in India’s northern states Punjab and Haryana on Thursday had to stop the farmers at different inter-state borders from entering Delhi, who planned to protest against the recently passed farm laws.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Kidnappers abduct wife, son of Atiku Abubakar’s security detail

Suspected kidnappers have abducted the wife and son of a security detail attached to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Yolde Pate, a surbub of Yola.
Nigeria Police Force - NPF

Expert wants special training for Nigeria police officers

Prof. Oyesoji Aremu of Counselling and Criminal Justice, University of Ibadan, has advised the Nigeria Police to provide more pragmatic professional trainings to police officers and men.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission - EFCC.

Appointing non-police officer as chairman’ll ground EFCC – group

Appointing any person outside of the Nigeria Police to head the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as chairman will likely weaken the strength of the anti-graft agency to fight corruption, a group, Global Forum for Accountability and Transparency, has said.
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Nasarawa APC chairman abducted

The gunmen in their numbers stormed the residence of the party chairman near Dunamis Church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia, the state capital, last night around 11pm and took him away.
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.

#EndSARS: Police to compensate families of slain policemen – CP

Abia State Commissioner of Police, Janet Agbede, assured that families of policemen in Abia who lost their lives during the #EndSARS protest would be compensated.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Nine abducted senior police officers rescued

The Nigeria Police said nine senior officers abducted by gunmen in Katsina since November 8 2020, have been rescued.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

CAN president urges Nigerian government to listen to the youth, make changes

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, has urged the federal government to urgently consider meeting the demands of the youth who engaged in protests against police brutality in the country recently.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police dismiss 10 officers for misconduct in Lagos

The Police Command in Lagos yesterday announced the dismissal of 10 police officers for various offences.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

One killed as robbers attack Edo police station, steal arms

Suspected armed robbers on Monday attacked the divisional police headquarters at Igieben, Edo State, carting away arms and ammunition and injuring two policemen.

200,000 police attached to politicians – Ex-IGP

A former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, says over 200,000 police officers were attached to political elites, a practice he termed “policing the elites against policing security spaces.”
Mr John Abang, Commissioner of Police in Anambra.

Police return to regular operations in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra has resumed regular security operations after the violent turn of the #EndSARS protests.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Policemen get N200 as coronavirus allowance in Delta

Though efforts to speak with the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, and the Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onowakpoyeya, were fruitless, a senior police officer from the state police command confirmed the payment to newsmen.

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2023: We will bring prominent leaders, youths into PDP’s fold – Senator Saraki

As political parties begin skeletal preparations for the 2023 general elections, immediate past President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has promised to woo political stakeholders, youths, businessmen among others to the fold of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in its push for a return to power at the centre.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Senator Omo-Agege: Why National Assembly can’t offer brand new constitution

Those agigating for a brand new Constitution in Nigeria may have to perish the thought as the National Assembly lacks the powers to do so, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
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FIRS closes tax waiver window December 31 – chairman

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said on Wednesday that the window of opportunity for “waivers of penalties and interest on outstanding taxes arising from desk examinations, audit exercises, investigations or all other forms of tax assessment” will close on December 31, 2020.