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Ondo quarry worker released from kidnappers’ den

Mrs. Tope Olorunfemi, who was kidnapped by some suspected Fulani herdsmen last week has been released on Wednesday evening.

Governor el-Rufai: I have never expressed opposition to state police

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has said that the report of him expressing opposition to state police was totally false.
Abubakar Tsav

Abubakar Tsav: Nigeria lacks maturity for state police

Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, a retired Commissioner of Police, on Sunday said that Nigeria was not yet civilised and mature for states to operate their own police.

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.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: No position yet on state police

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) is yet to take a position on the issue of state police, the forum’s Chairman, Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said.

Governor Dickson: PDP governors ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors have expressed their readiness to pay the N30,000 minimum wage recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Experts give conditions for establishment of state police

The National Coordinator, Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN) Okechukwu Nwanguma has said the call for State Police has been recurrent because of concerns over deteriorating insecurity in Nigeria.

Militants: We’re not part of plot to declare Niger Delta Republic

A coalition of Niger Delta agitators, yesterday, said the secretive conspiracy by the Niger Delta Republic Fighters to declare Niger Delta Republic on June 1, was not a collective plan of agitators in the region, but a sponsored political plan to clampdown on Niger Delta leaders.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Banditry: Senate to make N10bn available for displaced persons in Zamfara

The Senate has proposed that a N10 billion intervention be made part of the 2019 Budget to assist persons displaced by banditry in Zamfara.

Police smash six criminal gangs in Benue

The Benue State police commissioner, Omololu Bishi, on Tuesday disclosed that the command, in its resolve to rid the state of criminal elements had smashed six criminal gangs of armed robbers, cultists and other offenders of the law.

Junaid Muhammed: Northern Elders’ Forum didn’t endorse Atiku Abubakar

A Second Republic lawmaker and prominent member of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Dr. Junaid Muhammed, has said the socio-cultural group did not endorse People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

Election: Governor Ahmed bans street rallies, campaigns in Kwara

Kwara state governor, Alhaji AbdulFatah Ahmed, has banned street processions and rallies by political parties following the recent spate of political violence in the state.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi calls for state police

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called for the establishment of state police to curb crime in the country.

Anambra Assembly crisis: APGA suffering from internal bleeding – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, opened up on the allegation that it had a hand the crisis rocking Anambra State House of Assembly, submitting that the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) was only suffering from internal bleeding.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: Politicians will misuse state police

A former governor of Oyo state and retired deputy commissioner of police, Adebayo Alao-Akala has kicked against the possible creation of state police.

Tanko Yinusa: NCP supports state police

National Chairman of the National Conscience Party, Dr Tanko Yinusa, on Saturday supported calls for State Police, saying it would help in addressing security challenges in the country.

Police officers wives donate relief materials to IDPs in Edo

The Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) has donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ohogua Community in Ovia North East Local Government Area, Edo State.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Restructuring: Atiku leaves out the elephant in the room – VP Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that getting rid of corruption and entrenching good governance will be better for Nigeria than simple geographical restructuring.

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Seyi Makinde

My mother, aunt warned me against politics – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has called on men and women of integrity not to shy away from participating in politics, saying that is the only way to sanitise the system.
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Report: Donald Trump suggested nuking hurricanes

US President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported Sunday.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

EFCC traces Atiku Abubakar’s ‘laundered’ money to ex-President Obasanjo library

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has extended its investigation of the laundered 150 million euros cash-for-poll by associates of former vice-president Atiku Abubakar to Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library.

Sudan’s flood death toll reaches 62 – state media

Heavy rainfall and flash floods have killed 62 people in Sudan and left 98 others injured, the official SUNA news agency reported on Sunday.

Police stray bullet kills man in Lagos

A stray bullet from an unidentified police man, snuffed life out of a man, Sunday night, at Shogunle area of Lagos.