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Trouble in Aba: ‘Bakassi Boys’ return; Vehicles carrying livestock into Abia to be searched – Governor

Governor of Abia state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has said that the Abia State Vigilante Services (AVS), popularly known as Bakassi, are to commence, with immediate effect, a two week intensive training, for onward deployment to communities in the state, to assist in community policing. This development is part of the …

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Edo 2016: Women and youth are my priority – Odubu; He was target of assassination attempt – Campaign Coordinator

AGENE GODWIN ,Benin Ahead of the All Progressives Congress, APC, primaries in Edo state,the state’s deputy governor, Dr. Pius Odubu has disclosed that creation of jobs for the unemployed will be his major priority amongst others Dr. Odubu made this known when his campaign train berthed at Esan South east …

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IGP warns Policemen against extortion, harassment over tinted glass permit .Extends deadline for re-validation

As the Nigeria Police High Command extends the deadline for revalidation of tinted glass permit and firearms licence to 31st July, 2016, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, has directed all State Commands’ Commissioners of Police to stay enforcement of the law on tinted glass permit and firearms …

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CDS canvasses improved bi-lateral cooperation with Niger, Cameroun

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, has met with top government functionaries of the Niger Republic and Republic of Cameroun, in Niamey and Yaoundé, respectively. According a statement by Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar, the Acting Director Defence Information, the trips are geared towards strengthening the existing bi-lateral cooperation …

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Police clarifies clampdown on petrol black market operators; now target hoarding, diversion

The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase has clarified his earlier directive to all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and FCT/State Commands’ Commissioners of Police to arrest anybody found selling petrol and other petroleum products in plastic containers. Arase, in that statement through ACP Olabisi Kolawole, the Force Public Relations …

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