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Bayelsa guber: APC’s, PDP’s clash disrupts INEC meeting

A stakeholders’ meeting organised on Wednesday by the national leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa State ended abruptly, following the outbursts of elders from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Abduction: Kano government issues red alert to parents, guardians

Kano State government has issued a red alert to parents and guardians to be vigilant, following the furore generated by the abduction of nine Kano teenagers, rechristened and sold out to slavery in Onitsha, Anambra state.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor warns customs against incessant killings

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has warned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), against causing unnecessary death in the discharge of its duties in the state.

Traditional ruler tasks community leaders on internal security

Alhaji Usman Usama, Sore Yerima of Babanna District, Borgu Local Government Area, Niger has urged community leaders in the area to evolve ways of strengthening security.
Nigeria Police

Police begins joint counter operations against kidnapping in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has commenced a joint counter operation against latest kidnapping in Abuja and its environs.

Kogi guber: Governor Bello assures of violence-free, credible poll

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured stakeholders and citizens of the state of rancour-free and credible governorship election in the state on November 16.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba records over 100 cases of kidnapping in nine months – governor

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Thursday said the state recorded over 100 cases of kidnapping between January and September this year.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson seeks violence-free poll

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to ensure a violence-free election in the state on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: Don’t support federal might – Governor Dickson tells INEC

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Monday tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies to be neutral during the conduct of the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in the state.
Rauf Aregbesola

Minister urges more determination in tackling security challenges

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has urged the Nigerian military and other security agencies to be more determined in tackling the various security challenges facing the country.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Nigerian Airforce neutralises bandits near Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD), has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at forests near Birnin Gwari and Janko Hill in Kaduna.
Governor Nasiru El-Rufai has flagged off the annual Kaduna Arts and Book Festival, initiated to encourage literary arts and talents.

My child will remain in public school – Kaduna governor

Gov. Nasiru el-Rufa’i of Kaduna State says his child will remain in public school in spite the reported invasion of the state by kidnappers and Boko Haram elements.

‘Cultists’ kill University of Calabar student

A student of the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Cross River State, was shot dead on Thursday afternoon by suspected cultists, the police spokesperson in the state, Irene Ugbo, confirmed.
The Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police tighten security ahead of governorship tribunal judgement in Bauchi

The Police Command in Bauchi state has restated its commitment towards dealing with attempt to disrupt the state Governorship Tribunal judgement on October 7.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, said on Tuesday that all standing committees of the upper chamber will be inaugurated on Wednesday.2

Senate approves 2020-2022 MTEF/FSP, raises federal government’s expenditure estimates to N10.7 trillion

The Senate on Thursday, approved the 2020 to 2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP).
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

House of Reps approves MTEF

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed the 2020 to 2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Intensify security on waterways – Senate tells security agencies

The Senate on Thursday charged security agencies to step up their surveillance on the Bonny-Port-Harcourt waterways.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Nigerians not getting enough from security agencies – Senate president

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said Nigerians are not getting the best from the security agencies due to the way their structures were designed.

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