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PAMED calls on Federal Government to restrain Military from monitoring Nigerians’ social media activities

 The Partnership for Media and Democracy (PAMED) has called on the Federal Government to restrain the Nigerian Army from monitoring the social media activities of Nigerians, describing the action as a violation of the rights of Nigerians to freedom of expression and the privacy of their communications guaranteed by the …

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Super Eagles/Lions World Cup qualifier: Akwa Ibom Police assures on adequate security

The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom State Command has put in place adequate security arrangement, to ensure hitch free World Cup qualifier match between Nigeria and Cameroon scheduled to hold on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo. The Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State, CP …

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Boko Haram: US Congress men visit Maiduguri -To assist Nigeria in fight against insurgents

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI The United States of America (USA) Congress delegation has visited the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole Theater where they discussed means of assisting the Nigerian Military in fighting insurgency in the North-East of Nigeria. Speaking shortly after a closed door briefing with the Theater Commander, Major …

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Rivers State: Kidnappers hijack bus with 12 passengers; Kill 3 occupants, rape ladies # Survivor narrates ordeal

CHINEDU WOSU, PORT HARCOURT Rampaging kidnappers along the East/West road in the Ndele axis, near Elele Community in Rivers State, Sunday, August 13, 2017, hijacked a bus loaded with twelve passengers travelling from Port Harcourt to Bayelsa state, killed three of the passengers and raped three girls randomly for four …

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N’ East: Renewed Boko Haram attacks fuelled by economic sabotage, says anti-terrorism group

The renewed hostility by Boko Haram terrorists in the North East is being masterminded by economic motivations of crude oil in the Lake Chad Basin and not religious philosophy, according to an anti-terrorism organisation, Nigerian Coalition Against Terrorism (NCAT). The National Coordinator of NCAT, Gabriel Onoja, said that the religious inclination of …

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Minister of Youths endorses Nigerian Peace Corps; Says signing of Bill will save Nigeria from great dangers

Nigeria’s Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Barr. Solomon Selcap Dalung, has raised strong advocacy for the establishment of the Nigerian Peace Corps. Dalung said, when signed into law, the Peace Corps would save Nigeria and Nigerians from the menace of criminality, as its core mandate was to engage the …

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Police parade five vicious, notorious kidnap for ransom, armed robbery gangs

The Police has paraded members of five vicious and notorious kidnap for ransom gangs arrested along Suleja, Lambata, Bida and Minna roads. The parade was by CSP Jimoh Moshood,Force Public Relations Officer at Gawu Babaginda village, Niger State on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  SUSPECTS                   FIRST GANG ISAH    UMAR                       …

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Police arrest notorious fake journalists who dispossess dignitaries of forex, expensive phones etc; Leader has built house in Kano

SUSPECTS: Musa Auwalu (Gang Leader) ‘M’ 43yrs from Nasarawa LGA of Kano state. Kolawole Akinbode ‘M’ 50yrs from Ogun Central LGA of Ogun   state. iii.           Umar Tahir Abba, ‘M’ 53yrs from LGA Mubi of Adamawa state. Abdulahi Muhammed ‘M’ 55yrs from Gudunfulani, LGA of Bauchi state. Muhammad sale ‘M’ 60yrs from Ngogo, …

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Bayelsa CP charges POWA to use skills acquired in training workshop to better homes, humanity

  CHINEDU WOSU, YENAGOA Bayelsa state Commissioner of Police, Asuquo Amba on Wednesday  charged members of Police Officers Wives Association, POWA, to use the skills acquired through the Food, Safety and Sanitation training workshop to improve the standard of their homes and humanity. Amba spoke  in Yenagoa  on Wednesday while …

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Boko Haram: Service Chiefs relocate to Maiduguri; Chart new counter insurgency operational strategy

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI In line with Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s directive, that the Service Chiefs should relocate to Maiduguri, Chief of Defense Staff, General Gabriel Olanisakin, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Tukur Buratai and Chief of Air Staff, Marshal Sadique Abubakar have arrived Maiduguri, Tuesday, …

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Dogara seeks overhaul of architecture of policing in Nigeria….Insists on demilitarisation, proper equipping of Police… Says House to amend Constitution to limit Presidential powers

Worried about the spate of insecurity; rampant kidnappings, terrorism, civil strife and threats to Nigeria’s corporate existence, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for proper equipping, staffing and training of men of the Nigeria Police. Speaking while opening a public hearing organised by the House …

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IGP orders immediate transfer of Police personnel along Abuja–Kaduna-Zaria highway; Promotes Inspector Musa post-humously

  To ensure total success of operations Absolute Sanity currently ongoing on  the Abuja-Kaduna Highway aimed at routing out gangs of kidnappers and armed robbers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna Highway, the Inspector General of Police has ordered the immediate redeployment of Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, all other Officers, Inspectors and Rank …

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