A Word for The Military & The Police

By Comfort Obi Perhaps, exasperated by the thought of the usual snatching of ballot boxes, and the effect it could have on  the general elections which begins February 23, with the rescheduled Presidential election,   a livid PMB issued a death sentence on anybody who would be stupid enough to try that. It would be the person’s last adventure on earth, he thundered.  To achieve that, he  issued an order to the Military and the Police that such persons should be met with maximum force, an indirect way of asking them to…

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Nigeria Police Wield The Big Stick On Homosexuals, Advises Them To Leave Nigeria

By Akinwale Kasali The Nigeria Police, through the Public Relations Officer of Zone 2 Command, Lagos, Dolapo Badmos, has warned homosexuals to flee Nigeria or face the wrath of the law. Badmos said this in a post on her official Instagram handle. She said, “If you are homosexually inclined, Nigeria is not a place for you. There is a law (Same Sex Prohibition Act) here that criminalises homosexual clubs, associations and organisations with penalties of up to 15 years in jail. “So, if you are a homosexual in nature, leave…

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Buhari Shatters DIGs Hopes, Appoints Muhammed

The appointment of Adamu Mohammed as the Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police by President Muhammadu Buhari may have suddenly ended the career of all the current Deputy Inspector Generals of Police, DIGs. By tradition the DIGs are expected to retire immediately their junior in the Force is appointed in their stead. Usman is an Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG. Usman replaced the current IGP Ibrahim Idris as Nigeria’s top cop after the latter’s tenure ended on Tuesday having clocked 60 years, the mandatory age for any public officers in…

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Police Nabs 29 Junior Secondary School Cultists

By Akinwale Kasali 29 Junior secondary students of Baptist Boys High School and Saje Secondary School in Abeokuta, Ogun State, were paraded by the Adatan Divisional Police Headquarters today. The ages brackets of the students arrested were between 12-15 years. The male students were 24, while the female were five. The cultists were nabbed by the police after a tip-off that the students were going to be initiated into the cult group by their leaders. The police in a commando style stormed the bush in Saje Secondary School where the…

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2019: Why BRIT Held Border Management Conference In Nigeria

By Stephen Ubanna More facts have emerged why Border Regions In Transition, BRIT, slated Nigeria and Republic of Benin, two neighboring countries in the West African sub-region for  its sixteenth annual  Conference  to take   a critical look  at issues relating to Border Management across the world. This is because of the  2019  general elections in Nigeria and the need to ensure the  elections are free and Fair by controlling cross border movements. It is the first time the Conference would be held in Africa because of the importance attached to…

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IGP Sacks Cops Who Raided Clark’s Residence

By Akinwale Kasali Following the public outrage that greeted the raid of Chief Edwin Clark’s Asokoro, Abuja residence two days ago, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, has ordered the dismissal of the three cops that carried out the raid at the rersidence of the elderstateman. Jimoh Moshood, the Police spokesperson in a statement explained that the Inspector-General of Police, has approved the dismissal of Insprs. Godwin Musa, Sada Abubakar and Yabo Paul from the service “for the unauthorised, illegal and unprofessional misconduct in the search of the…

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NEC Move To Decentralise Police Operations Due To Insecurity

The National Economic Council presided over by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday commenced the process that may eventually lead to the decentralisation of the operations of the Nigerian Police Force as one of the ways to tackle insecurity in the county. The National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the council’s meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The council which is chaired by Osinbajo has all state governors and relevant ministers as members. Monguno said the council would set…

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Osinbajo Wants Immediate Re-Organisation Of SARS

By Akinwale Kasali Following the unpalatable news trending about the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately begin the overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Osinbajo also directed the National Human Rights Commission to set up a panel to probe allegations of rights abuse by the Police unit. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists. Akande said the…

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Battle of the Presidents: How Saraki Outsmarted Buhari

By Uche Mbah The Battle between the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the reformed APC, took a new turn with an attempt by the Presidency to engineer an impeachment of Saraki and the entire Senate presidency. Trouble started when the group that called themselves the rAPC was formed, spearheaded by Buba Galadima. Since then, the Presidency has had no peace. The new APC Chairman-now regarded as a factional chairman, Adams Oshiomhole,-started doing shuttle diplomacy at night while talking tough during the day. He openly declared that they are inconsequential people…

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Movie Celebrities Storm CP Office in their Quest To End Drug Menace

  By Chibuike Osuji Movie celebrities recently stormed the office of the Lagos state commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimni in their drive  to fight drug addiction among youths in Nigeria. They were there as ambassadors of Nigeria drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Drug free club. Led by Fred Amata, the legendary Movie Icon and President of Directors’ Guild of Nigeria, and the ace comic actor, Sir Victor Osuagwu, besides many others, they told the Commissioner that they were there to congratulate him on the efforts he has been putting in…

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