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Presidency denies approval of State/LG Police; President Buhari directs working out modalities for implementation of report of Panel on reform of anti-robbery squad

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday received a report on the reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and requested that the report be studied and a white paper produced within three months. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), who was reacting to media reports that the …

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IGP redeploys CP Ahmed Iliyasu to Kano Command   ·   As CP Wakili Mohammed retires  

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni, has ordered the immediate posting of Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu to Kano State Command as Commissioner of Police in charge of the State. A statement by DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters Abuja, which announced the redeployment, …

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Ambassador, NIMASA facilitate release of Nigerian crew in Equatorial Guinea ‘Detained vessel was hijacked’

The Nigerian-flagged vessel, MV CHARIS, which was attacked by unknown assailants on May 5 and subsequently rescued by the Spanish Navy and handed over to Equatorial Guinea, has been released. The release of the vessel was facilitated by the Nigerian Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, Ambassador Toko Ali Gongulong, with the …

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Boko Haram : 11 die in attack near Maiduguri; Many injured; Shops burnt; Soldiers flee    

By Abdullahi Isah,, Maiduguri Eleven persons are believed to have been killed, including four soldiers, while several houses and shops were burnt when  Boko Haram insurgents attacked and chased Military personnel away from their base at Molai Community, on the outskirts of Maiduguri on Tuesday night. The attack, which started at …

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