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Police reject requests for APC rally in Edo state

  The Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has directed the suspension of All Progressive Congress (APC), rally scheduled for Benin, Friday to welcome former gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, who is planning to...

Attack at NASS: Bala Usman petitions IG, DSS

  ...wants perpetrators punished   Following an attack by some hoodlums at within the precincts of the National Assembly, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police and the Department of State Security...

Yuletide: FG assures availability of petroleum products, security for hitch free celebration

  The Federal Government has assured that there will be enough supply of petroleum products during the Yuletide season, for a hitch free celebration. It also secured the commitment of security agencies to stall products diversion, security of life and property...

$9.6bn judgment against Nigeria: Justice Minister, CBN Gov. others head for UK court

By Kunle Akinsola   Nigeria’s legal team headed by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami and the Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, is in the United Kingdom for a  fresh legal battle against...

Dialogue with bandits not new- IGP

  The Inspector General of Police, (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has reacted to the Katsina State’s amnesty programme put in place for repentant bandits, saying it is not new, as such negotiations will bring peace. The IGP also stated that the security...

IMN remains proscribed, says IGP

Warns that procession by the group amounts to terrorism   The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has warned members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites, against embarking on any form of procession...

Collaboration with OPC has reduced crime rate in South West – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has revealed that his collaboration with the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) has led to a significant reduction in crime rate in South West Nigeria. The IGP, who made the revelation through a delegation...

Police re-arrest notorious kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume

The operatives of the Nigeria Police have re-arrested the notorious kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume, after his escape from the custody of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), in Taraba. The force spokesman, Frank Mba, in a statement issued on Tuesday,...

National Unity fosters progress and prosperity- Osinbajo

•Says break-up not solution to Nigeria’s problems The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said Promoting national unity and cohesion amongst Nigeria's diverse population, rather than divisiveness will guarantee the kind of progress and prosperity that citizens have long...

Eid-el-Fitri: IGP Orders Water-Tight Security At Praying Grounds

  As Muslims prepare for the eid-el-fitri celebration to mark the end of Ramadan, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered water-tight security at all praying grounds across the country. IGP Adamu directed Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs)...
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Says progress in 21 Ogoni Clean-up sites, drawing international commendation   The Presidency on Sunday stated that the federal government’s new vision for the...

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Ex-Kogi Commissioner bags 19 years in jail for N20m fraud

   For stealing about N20 million naira while in office, a former Kogi State Commissioner for Agriculture, Zachaeus Atte, has been jailed for 19 years. A...