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Director Genersl of SSS, Lawan Daura

Governors, military and police top brass, politicians flood Daura for DG DSS’s daughter’s wedding

Governors, military and police top brass, politicians flood Daura for DG DSS’s daughter’s wedding

In the last one week, Nigeria’s political elite have closed ranks, setting aside party differences to celebrate with two leading members of the fraternity. Last Friday, Ibrahim Babangida, Nigeria’s former military Head of State, gave out his daughter, Halima in marriage. On that day, the city of Minna, Niger State, venue of the wedding was

More school children to be abducted in Bauchi – Police

The Bauchi Police Command says intelligence reports at its disposal indicates that some undesirable elements plan to abduct under-age children for recruitment for terrorist activities. ASP Abdulrahman Ahmed, spokesman of the command disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Bauchi. The statement said that the

Recruitment: Police warn public against fraudsters

The Nigeria Police Force has warned members of the public against falling prey to activities of fraudsters on recruitment into the force. This is contained in statement issued by the Force Spokesperson, Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Olabisi Kolawole, on Friday in Abuja. The statement said that many Nigerian youths, desirous of enlisting into

Bayelsa election: police slam 36-hour curfew on waterways

The Bayelsa State police command on Friday disclosed that it would ensure strict compliance with a 36-hour restriction of movement of humans and some classes of water transportation facilities, starting from 7pm today till Sunday 7am. The police said that the restriction order was to ensure that there was no breach of security, before, during

Nigeria deploys extra police to South East after Biafra protests

Nigeria’s federal police chief on Wednesday ordered reinforcements to the country’s southeast, after protests by pro-Biafran groups and an apparent attempt to blockade a key bridge in the region. Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase said he had ordered the deployment of extra officers “to reinforce security” in areas where demonstrations were occurring. Local commanders

Buhari pledges priority attention to police recruitment, welfare

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that priority attention would be given to the recruitment, training, equipping, logistics and welfare of the Nigeria Police in line with international best practices. Buhari made the assertion at the inauguration and handing over of security equipment worth N4.8 billion by the Lagos State Government to the state Police

Police kill two, rescue three in Delta

The police in Delta state on Thursday killed two suspected armed robbers during what the state command said was a gun duel between officers and the hoodlums. At least three persons were also rescued from the hands of their suspected abductors in various locations in the state, which has recently witnessed an upsurge in cases