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Eid El-Fitr: ‘‘Socio-Religious Gatherings Remain Banned’’, IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has said that socio-religious gatherings remain banned in spite of the Eid el-Fitr celebration by Muslim faithful across the nation.   In a statement issue by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, DCP Frank Mba, on Friday, Adamu who congratulated Muslim faithful on the successful completion […]

Gov El-Rufai Visits Dethroned Emir Sanusi

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, has met with dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi at Awe in Nasarawa State. Governor El-Rufai on Friday afternoon March 13, 2020, arrived Awe Local Government where Sanusi is currently residing. Earlier in the day, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja granted an interim order releasing Sanusi from detention. […]

Tiamiyu’s Killing: 12 Zonal Intervention Squad Disbanded

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has disbanded the 12 Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS) following the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player Kazeem Tiamiyu. Tiamiyu was killed on Saturday after being allegedly pushed out of a moving police vehicle by the operatives who had arrested him and were taking him to Abeokuta, the […]

Footballer’s Death: Reps Vow To Defend Nigerians Against Extra-judicial Killing

The House of Representatives has vowed to defend Nigerians against extra-judicial killings, harassment and human rights abuses by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The Speaker of the House, Rt. Jon. Femi Gbajabiamila, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at a public hearing organised by the House Committee on Police Affairs, […]

“Explore Amicable Resolution, Court Urges Oyo Govt, Sacked L.G Chairmen;

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, the State capital, has adjourned the suit filed by the State Government in which it is seeking to restrain the sacked Council Chairmen from forcefully taking over the Council Secretariat in the State till 21st February, 2020. The sacked Council Chairmen under the aegis of Association of […]

‘Your Party Causing Chaos, Desperate To Destroy Oyo State’, Oyo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has been accused of desperation to cause chaos, derail governance and destroy the State with its orchestrated lawlessness and well-oiled falsehood over the Local Government dissolution. The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made this accusation on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, in a statement […]

Customs Service Storms Lagos Airport, Arrests Passenger With $8.6m

The Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted over $6.8 million from a passenger at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. A source who disclosed this to Journalists on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, said an airport worker linked with the movement of the money has been arrested. President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to secure the country, and bring […]

Operation Amotekun: Makinde Visits IGP Over Unrest In Oyo

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has met with the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, at the force headquarters, Abuja, over the Southwest security outfit codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’, as well as the raging Local Government crisis in the State. Speaking to Journalists after the meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Governor Makinde explained that […]

Amotekun: Makinde Hosts South-West Governors

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, January 9, 2020, host other Five South-West Governors comprising Osun, Ogun, Ekiti, Ondo and Lagos States to launch the Western Nigeria Security Network Operation ‘Amotekun’. This is in a bid to ensure security of their lives and properties of both indigenes and settlers living within the boundaries […]

S/West Governors Launch Operation Amotekun; Say Outfit’s Mandate Not To

Governors of the South-West geopolitical zone have launched the Western Nigeria Security architecture codenamed “Operation Amotekun”, insisting that the security of lives and properties of the people in the zone remained paramount to them. The Governors also clarified that the new outfit would in no way hinder the Federal Security Agencies from performing their constitutionally-assigned […]