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    The police has described as an act of treason the planned protest on Monday by the ‘Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria and others’ being championed by Omoyele Sowore and a few others. A statement issued by the police in Abuja said the protest has the sole aim of forcing a regime change. ...
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    Nigeria’s police have issued helpful tips for drivers approaching checkpoints, suggesting courtesy instead of shouting “Shoot me if you can!” The country’s police force has earned a fearsome reputation for corruption and rights abuse, and many people are scared of being stopped by officers, who often demand bribes at checkpoints. “Endeavour to be polite even ...
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    The Nigerian Red Cross (NRC) is appealing for blood donations for victims of the collapsed building on Lagos Island. Mr Olakunle Lasisi, Secretary of NRC, Lagos made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos. A Publication is currently trending on social media to solicit for blood ...
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    The management of Zinox Technologies Ltd. has challenged Premium Times, an online news medium, to show proof of any criminal court case or indictment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Nigerian Police against Zinox or any of its sister companies including Zinox Telecoms, Technology Distributions Ltd. (TD) as well as any ...
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    The operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) would be collapsed into a reformed Police service to be established under the watch of the Presidential candidate of the Accord Party, Isaac Babatunde Ositelu. According to the Accord Party flag bearer, the radical restructuring of the internal ...
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    The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) and the Nigeria Police have strongly denied the report of Amnesty International (AI) which alleged a reign of horror visited on the Shiites by members of the nation’s security apparatchik. They expressed worry that the narrative of the Amnesty International (AI) in matters of national security and unity of Nigeria has ...
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    National Assembly Joint Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recommended N143 billion for approval for the commission’s preparation for the 2019 general elections. This is in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s request on July 11 when he requested the legislators’ approval of N242 billion for the elections. Specifically, he said that N164.10 billion ...
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    Some security experts in Lagos have called for a total reform of Nigeria Police as an institution to enhance the security of lives and property in the country . The experts, who spoke following Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s Aug. 14 directive for the immediate overhaul of SARS, said the anti-robbery squad was a reflection of ...
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    The New Chairman, Police Service Commission (PSC), Mr Musiliu Smith, has promised to reposition the Nigeria Police Force for optimum efficiency and effectiveness. A statement by the commission’s Head, Press and Public Relations, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, said Smith made the promise when he assumed office on Friday in Abuja. “We are starting work immediately and ...
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    Africa’s richest man and Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said that he would  like to be known as the biggest philanthropist on the continent. Dangote stated this on Wednesday in Lafia while disbursing N130 million micro grant to 13,000 vulnerable and less privileged women in Nasarawa State. “I do not only want ...