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Ahead of Saturday’s offseason governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa states, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has assured the electorates in both states, Nigerians at large and members of the international community of the commitment of the Nigeria Police to the conduct of successful elections.
The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC Gbene Dr Joi Nunieh, says that the Commission will invite President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the N10.9 billion Kaa-Ataba Road and Bridge linking Khana Local Government Area.to Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has launched Operation Puff Adder in the state to curb the raising cases of kidnapping, banditry and other form of criminality.
No fewer than 39 suspected criminals were arrested in Bauchi State on Thursday as the State Police Command launches a special operation code named “Operation Adder” to tackle crimes affecting the state.
The Sokoto State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the state secretary of the party has been attacked by officers of the Special Protection Unit of the State police command.
The Ekiti State Police Command has said it has increased security around the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Ado Ekiti branch, where election materials retrieved following the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections Saturday are deposited.
Following an official order by the Inspector General of police (IGP), Adamu Muhammed, that all police personnel attached to Very Important Personalities (VIP’s) accross the country be withdrawn, thousands of officers attached to Special Protection Unit (SPU) are now “back to base” this morning.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has said that over 24000 Mobile Police officers, 4000 Counter-Terrorism operatives and 8000 personnel of the Special Protection Unit personnel, will be deployed across the country for the general elections.
The police in Borno have deployed 4, 000 personnel for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in the state.
A security cordon has been thrown on Ekiti as the simultaneous accreditation and voting process is set to commence in Saturday’s governorship election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Monday said the deployment of about 30,000 policemen for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State was based on security needs.
The Nigeria Police Force has deployed 30,000 personnel for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.
Barring any last minute change, 29 of the elective offices up for grab at today’s first elective National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), will be thrown open to aspirants.
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Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho who is currently on loan at Bayern Münich could play against Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the Champions League if Barcelona manages to knockout Napoli, and if Bayern defeats Chelsea.
The Kebbi State Government has commenced the construction of road networks in Gwandu and Argungu Local Government Areas of the state.
Gun wielding kidnappers numbering 10, on Friday evening attacked Isinbode Ekiti in Ekiti East Local Government Area of the State and abducted three persons.
The Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has restated its commitment toward promoting Nigeria’s investment opportunities.
California will release up to 8,000 more prisoners to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in its crowded jails, according to authorities in the US state, one of the hardest hit by the pandemic.
PepsiCo has elected Segun Agbaje as an independent member of its Board of Directors.
Bauchi State Hypertension And Paralysis Foundation, an NGO, says it has spent N250,000 on free treatment for 350 patients, suffering from hypertension and paralysis.
The five-man panel led by Justice Adamu Jauro had reserved judgments in the suit challenging the decision of the Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which upheld the election of Bello on 30 June after listening to arguments from the lawyers to the parties.
The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Saturday warned consumers in Borno to avoid unregistered hand sanitisers which might contain substances that could be toxic and harmful.
The House of Representatives has commenced investigations to identify and block revenue leakages that cost Nigeria in excess of $30 billion annually.