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The Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act 2025 which has been domesticated in some Nigerian States including Kaduna and known as VAPP law was one protective law stakeholders have clamoured for, for many years.

Stakeholders call for full implementation of VAPP law in Kaduna

The Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act 2025 which has been domesticated in some Nigerian States including Kaduna and known as VAPP law was one protective law stakeholders have clamoured for, for many years.

Seven police stations in South Africa closed after coronavirus outbreak

At least seven police stations in four South African provinces have had to close temporarily after officers tested positive.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest pastor, 11 others for rape in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it has arrested a pastor and 11 others for various cases of rape and defilement of minors.

Expert wants legal protection for children with intellectual disability

A childhood expert, Dr Temitayo Ogunsanwo, has called for a law that would protect children with intellectual disability in the country.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana urges President Buhari to declare state of emergency on coronavirus

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist Femi Falana has made an appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to issue a proclamation of a state of emergency over the rising spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police enforces restriction order, stops unnecessary arrests, detention

Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police has announced its commencement to enforce strict compliance to social restriction orders as a means to curtailing the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Nigeria police urge residents to avoid social visits to stations, offices

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has counselled Nigerians to avoid social visits to police stations and other police offices as confirmed cases of coronavirus rise to 30 in Nigeria.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senator Lawan: Senate may consider committee’s report on security next week

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.
Thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite rallied in Algiers for a 10th Friday.

Algeria’s anti-election protesters keep up the pressure

Protesters thronged the Algerian capital for the 40th consecutive week Friday as they railed against next month's presidential election they say will only keep the old guard in power.
Indonesian police secure their headquarters in Medan, North Sumatra, on November 13, 2019, after a suspected suicide attack occurred during their morning roll call. – An explosion outside a police station in Indonesia may have been a suicide bombing, authorities and media reports said. (Photo by Rahmad SURYADI / AFP)

One dead, six injured in suicide bombing at police station

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a police station in Indonesia on Wednesday, killing himself and wounding six others, according to authorities who described the 24-year-old attacker as a “lone wolf”.
Bolivia’s Evo Morales called Monday on the opposition that ousted him to “pacify the country” after his shock resignation following weeks of protests over his disputed re-election left a power vacuum in the country.

Bolivia’s Morales departs for exile in Mexico

Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous president departed Monday for exile in Mexico, leaving behind a country in turmoil after his abrupt resignation as president.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari warns police officers to stop harassing young people with laptops

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force against harassing young people in their bid to arrest `yahoo criminals.’
Nuhu Sanusi Emir of Dutse

Dutse emir decries indiscriminate felling of trees

The Emir of Dutse, Nuhu Muhammad Sanusi, has decried indiscriminate felling of trees in his domain, calling on the state government to review the law prohibiting the act with a view to providing stiffer punishment for the offenders.
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Former presidential aide advocates gender desks at police stations

An former aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, has called for the introduction of gender desks in police stations across the country.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu hails passage of Police trust fund bill

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, Nhailed the leadership and members of the National Assembly on the passage of the Police Trust Fund Bill, yesterday, 9th March, 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Full text of President Buhari’s election broadcast

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, you will, once again, be called upon to choose the leaders who will pilot the affairs of our great nation for the next four years. This is a constitutional right which should be freely exercised by all eligible voters.
Ish'aq Modibo Kawu

Election: NBC warns broadcasters against airing slanderous political campaign

Malam Is’haq Kawu, Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission, has warned broadcasters against airing slanderous political campaigns to guard against promoting hate speeches and overheating the polity.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

Police place embargo on issuance of new arms licences

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has placed, with immediate effect, embargo on the issuance of new licences for designated arms throughout the country.

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CAN president urges Nigerian government to overhaul security apparatus

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Samson Ayokunle, has urged the Federal Government to immediately overhaul the security apparatus of the country.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo guber: APC leaders endorse Governor Akeredolu’s re-eelction

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State Sunday resolved to bury their hatchets and they endorsed the second term ambition of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
Godfrey Oboabona put in a good shift in Dinamo Batumi’s 4-0 triumph over FC Chikhura by accounting for an assist.

Godfrey Oboabona bags assist in Dinamo Batumi’s decimation of FC Chikhura

Godfrey Oboabona put in a good shift in Dinamo Batumi’s 4-0 triumph over FC Chikhura by accounting for an assist.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Diezani Alison-Madueke: ‘Yahoo’ boys have become role models

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, says societal values have disintegrated to the extent that online fraudsters otherwise known as ‘Yahoo boys’ have become role models in Nigerian society.
Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.

Atlético Madrid confirm two positive coronavirus tests

Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.