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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (3rd left), cutting the tape to commission the Area ‘J’ Police Command, Elemoro, Ibeju-Lekki, on Thursday, April 23, 2020. With him are: Special Adviser to the Governor on Works & Infrastructure, Engr. Aramide Adeyoye (left); Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyo Onigbanjo, SAN (2nd left); Oniwereku of Iwereku Kingdom, Oba Tajudeen Afolabi-Adebanjo Elemoro (3rd right); Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (2nd right) and the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu (right).

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We will continue to support police for adequate security

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday promised to continue to beef up the security apparatus in the State by providing the required support for the police for effective discharge of their duties.
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Public affairs analysts express concern over insecurity in Oyo

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NSA accuses Abba Kyari of ‘unwarranted meddlesomeness’

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Governor Fayemi: Amotekun not regional police

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said the newly launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Operation Amotekun is not out to undermine the integrity and sovereignty of Nigeria but were providing the Yoruba people with a “confidence-building strategy” to tackle crime and criminality in the region.
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President Buhari speaks on NGOs-military face-off in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday lamented that the tension between Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and the security apparatus in crisis ridden North-East deteriorated into a full-blown crisis.
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Adams Oshiomhole: Despite economic growth, poverty level still high in Nigeria

There is still high rate of poverty in Nigeria despite government’s effort in pulling the country out of recession, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adam Oshiomhole, has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Ohaneze urges President Buhari to give SGF position to Southeast

Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give the southeast the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).

PDP governors call for state police, condemn shutdown of AIT

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has restated call for the creation of state police as a way of addressing the various security challenges in the country.
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Bayelsa elections: Security agencies, INEC colluding with APC to produce fake results – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accused the Military and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials of colluding with a former governor of the state to churn out fake results in the state House of Assembly election.

Rotimi Amaechi: Why Nyesom Wike is ‘crying’ over deployment of military for elections

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has cautioned people of Rivers State against voting for the state Governor, Nyesom Wike, because he was sponsoring several killings in the State.
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Senator Misau slams Senator Ojudu over conspiracy claim

Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isa Hamma Misau, has stated that the Presidency should be ashamed that it is pushing the conspiracy script that top officials of the nation’s security apparatus are working for the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki.

Kogi federal lawmakers accuse Governor Bello of acts of terror

Federal lawmakers from Kogi State have accused the state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, of acts of terror and lawlessness.

Reflections on the restructuring debate

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