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Dabota Lawson

Dabota Lawson acquires multimillion naira house

Ex-beauty queen and entrepreneur, Dabota Lawson, recently celebrated her birthday in a special way after she shared the video of her new home on her social media page. The mother of one noted that she was thankful to God for giving her the grace to build her own home.
nigeria police

Rivers supplementary polls: Police restrict movement in four local councils

The police command in Rivers says it has intensified security and restricted movement in four local government areas of the state where supplementary election will hold on Saturday.
national assembly abuja

Lawmakers devise new ways to beat robbers, kidnappers

Among other measures, the lawmakers have abandoned their official numbers plates, which show that they are members of the National Assembly.
Pumla Makaziwe Mandela

Nelson Mandela’s daughter offers dad’s Robben Island painting for $90,000

Dr. Pumla Makaziwe Mandela, the daughter of late South African president, Nelson Mandela, has offered one of her father’s Robben Island painting to auction house, Bonhams.

Rivers elections: Police deploy 15,544 personnel

The Rivers Police Command says it is deploying 15,544 police personnel for the governorship and state House of Assembly Elections for Saturday.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Elections: IGP Adamu warns policemen to remain apolitical, non-partisan

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers deployed for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections to remain apolitical and nonpartisan.

Delta police chief assures peaceful, credible process

In view of the Presidential/National Assembly elections slated for tomorrow, Saturday, 16th February, 2019 and Governorship/State House of Assembly slated for 2nd of March, 2019 across the country, the Commissioner of Police Delta State, Adeleke Adeyinka, has reiterated his commitment to provide adequate security before, during and after the elections to ensure a free, fair and credible process in the State.
Police Special Protection Unit (SPU)

Police officers attached to VIPs ‘back to base’

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Adamu Muhammed, that all police personnel attached to Very Important Personalities (VIP’s) accross the country be withdrawn, thousands of officers attached to Special Protection Unit (SPU) are now “back to base” this morning.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 acting Inspector-General of Police (IG-P), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has assured candidates and political parties of police neutrality and fairness throughout the general elections.

Election: IGP Adamu assures foreign observers of adequate protection

The Ag Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has assured foreign observers of adequate protection before, during and after the general elections, contrary to the body bag threat issued by the governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir el-Rufai.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa bans use of oil firms’ security personnel for political activities

The Bayelsa State Security Council has prohibited the use of assets, personnel and security operatives on attachment to surveillance contractors of oil and gas firms and any other personnel for political activities in the state.
Malusi Gigaba

South African minister forced to resign for lying under oath

South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has resigned, the president’s office said yesterday, following calls from opposition parties for him to stand down over a High Court ruling which said he had lied under oath.

Hadi Sirika: Atiku Abubakar’s alleged intimidation mischievous

The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has dismissed PDP’s allegation of intimidation on its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, by the security operatives on arrival from Dubai on Sunday.

Hadi Sirika: Search of Atiku Abubakar’s luggage, aircraft a routine exercise on all international...

The Federal Government on Sunday said the search on the aircraft of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, at the Abuja airport was a routine exercise that applied to all international arrivals.

Junaid Mohammed: Muhammadu Buhari’s travel ban in order

A Second Republic lawmaker and elder stateman, Dr Junaidu Mohammed, has said that there was nothing wrong with the travel ban placed on 50 high profile Nigerians by the President Muhammadu Buhari government.

NYSC: Political posts can’t replace youth service

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has stated that holding political offices is not equivalent to the one year compulsory youth service for eligible graduates in Nigeria.

Beyond the illegal search of Edwin Clark’s house

The three police inspectors who searched Chief Edwin Clark’s house at Abuja a fortnight ago have been dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force with ignominy for gross abuse of police powers.
Track & Field Athletics

Asaba 2018: Casual workers protest unpaid allowances

Casual workers engaged by the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the just concluded African Senior Athletics Championship, on Monday, staged a protest over alleged unpaid allowances by their employers.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Police: No officer slapped Governor Fayose

The Ekiti state police command says no policeman slapped Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state.

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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Troops kill 132 bandits, arrest 25 others

The Defence Headquarters yesterday said its operations launched to wipe out banditry, kidnapping and robbery in the North West part of the country have killed 132 armed bandits, recovered 39 firearms and 2,437 rounds of ammunitions between May and July.

Central bank chief defends planned restriction of forex for milk importation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday confirmed that its planned policy to restrict allocation of foreign exchange (FOREX) for milk importation and other diary products into the country will soon become effective.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa government employs fresh 904 workers

Bayelsa State government said it has formalised the employment of 904 casual staff in the various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.
All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.

Zenith Women Basketball League starts Friday

All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.

NEPC, ATRC sensitise exporters on AGOA visa stamp

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council AGOA Technical Workshop on Utilisation of AGOA Visa Stamp in Abuja.