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Wike Challenges IGP To Implement Report Indicting Disbanded SARS Officers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has received the report from the Judicial Commission of Inquiry that Investigated Human Rights Abuses, Police Brutality and Extrajudicial Killings by the disbanded notorious police unit, named Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state. The report was submitted to him by the chairman of …

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Insecurity: Give Us State Police, Decentralise Judiciary Now – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has joined his voice with national analysts calling for devolution of power between the Federal Government and 36 states in the country. The governor who was one of the speakers at a programme called ‘Radio Now’s Urgent Conversation’ aired Thursday on Channels Television said state …

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Wike to governors: don’t use COVID-19 as excuse for non-performance

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has said no governor should use COVID-19 as an excuse not to invest in infrastructural development that can foster economic development and prosperity. Wike spoke during a facility tour of the ultramodern Government House hospital and Administrative building in Port Harcourt by the Senate Chief …

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Insecurity: I Don’t Visit Abuja For Solution, I Do My Job In Kogi – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello says he handles insecurity in his state without necessarily seeking a solution by visiting the President in Abuja. The governor who made the statement on Thursday during an interview on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily stressed that he doesn’t pay lip service. “The Nigeria …

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We Are Totally Opposed To Ethnic Profiling Of Crimes – NGF

The Nigeria Governors Forum in reaction to rising insecurity in parts of the country says they are totally opposed to ethnic profiling of crimes. Chairman of the Forum, Governor Kayode Fayemi said this after the Wednesday night emergency meeting held at the State House in Abuja. “Governors are totally opposed …

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Advertisement JUST IN: Senate Committee Set To Screen Former Service Chiefs For Ambassadorial Positions

The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs is set to screen the immediate past Service Chiefs who President Muhammadu Buhari nominated for ambassadorial positions. The former service chiefs are at the venue ready to be screened by the lawmakers. The committee later went into a closed-door session while the former service …

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Police parade 40 suspects for kidnapping, cattle rustling in Adamawa

The Adamawa State’s new security outfit, Operation Farauta, yesterday, paraded 40 kidnapping, armed robbery, and cattle rustling suspects.   The state government disclosed that since the setting up of the security outfit, criminal activities have declined, as no fewer than 30 kidnappers and other criminal elements have been arrested.   …

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Okonjo-Iweala Will Excel In Her New Position As DG WTO – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has no doubt that Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will excel in her new position as Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. Following the confirmation of her appointment on Monday, President Buhari on behalf of the Federal Government and all Nigerians, warmly felicitated with …

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Adamawa Pension board deserves commendation, not vilification; Group Tells ICPC.

Chairman, Adamawa first initiative, Ibrahim Luka has reacted to the Adamawa state pension board management’s grilling, by the independent corrupt practice and other related offence commission.   In a press statement released to reporters on Thursday and signed by its National Coordinator, Mr Ibrahim Luka, the civil society group said …

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Lokoja: Mock obituary posters of outgoing VC as staff, students celebrate her departure

It was jubilation galore for staff and students of the Federal University Lokoja on Saturday as Professor Angela Freeman Miri bows out of office after completing her five-year term as the Vice-Chancellor of the university. The obituary pictures of the over 59-year-old Vice-Chancellor was pasted in the front of her …

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