Police get new DIG, AIGs, as PSC promotes 6,618

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior Police Officers.

An Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Olushola Oyebade, currently at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Jos, Plateau State, was promoted to the next rank of Deputy Inspector-General of Police to represent the South-West geopolitical zone in the police management team. Continue reading “Police get new DIG, AIGs, as PSC promotes 6,618”

Press Statement: Senate wants Police Force decentralized

…insists on community policing

The Senate has called for the de-centralization of the Nigeria Police Force and the need for community policing as a way of addressing the country’s problem of insecurity.
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COVID-19: Security agents killed more Nigerians in two weeks than Coronavirus – Commission

Nigerian security agents enforcing the Coronavirus lockdown in Nigeria have killed more citizens in the last two weeks than the deadly virus, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said.

While the disease has so far killed 11 persons in Nigeria, according to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), security operatives have caused the death of 18 people, the NHRC said in a report. Continue reading “COVID-19: Security agents killed more Nigerians in two weeks than Coronavirus – Commission”

Breaking: Gov Emmanuel Signs Executive Order Proscribing Cultism And Other Violent Behaviour

Details:

AK. S. L. N. NO. … ….OF 2020*LS
From the Governor
UYO

Criminal Code Law Cap. 38, Laws of Akwa lbom State, 2000
CULTISM AND OTHER VIOLENT BEHAVIOR (PROHIBITION) ORDER

Commencement.

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred on me by Section 70 of the Criminal Code Law, Cap. 38, Vol. 2, Laws of Akwa lbom State, 2000
and all other powers enabling me in that behalf, 1, MR. UDOM EMMANUEL, the Governor of Akwa lbom State of Nigeria do hereby make the following –

ORDER

Proscription of cults, societies and groups.1.

(1) The cults, societies and groups listed herein are hereby declared unlawful and forthwith proscribed in Akwa lbom
State –

(a) Vikings;
(b) Black Axe;
(c)KKK;
(d) Buccaneers;
(e)Mafias;
(f)Luttox (Junior Black Axe);
(g)Debam;
(h) Dewell;
(1)Icelanders;
(j)Red Skins;
(k)Pirates
(l)Amoc,:
(m) Akwa Marines; and
(n)Utoto Groups (419); Continue reading “Breaking: Gov Emmanuel Signs Executive Order Proscribing Cultism And Other Violent Behaviour”

US government places $7million reward for information on boko haram leader, Shekau.

Following the heinous crime and wanton killings perpetrated against humanity by the terrorist group (Boko Haram), the United States Department of State is offering to reward a whooping $7 million (N2.56billion) on anyone who has information about Abubakar Shekau, the Boko Haram leader. Continue reading “US government places $7million reward for information on boko haram leader, Shekau.”

Breaking: Yahoo boys kill Aso Rock Director

ABUJA—MORE facts have emerged on how Ms Dagan Laetitia Naankang, mother of two and an Assistant Director, Administration, State House, Abuja was gruesomely murdered.

The 47-year-old lady was killed by gunmen in her Abuja residence on Monday night after she left the State House about 8 pm. Continue reading “Breaking: Yahoo boys kill Aso Rock Director”

BREAKING: Senate Introduces Bill To Create Agency For Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists

The Nigerian senate has introduced a bill to create an agency for all repentant Boko Haram Haram members.
According to a report by Premium Times, the Senate on Thursday began moves to establish an agency that would see to the rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country.

A bill, sponsored by Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe East senatorial district, was read for the first time on the floor of the Senate Thursday. Continue reading “BREAKING: Senate Introduces Bill To Create Agency For Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists”

Insecurity: Boko haram takes over Maiduguri after Buhari’s visit

More than hundreds of residents of Jiddari Polo general area of Maiduguri metropolis have fled their homes into the city following sporadic shootings suspected to have been masterminded by Boko Haram sect. Continue reading “Insecurity: Boko haram takes over Maiduguri after Buhari’s visit”

Agba Jalingo To Appear Before New Judge On Thursday As Counsel Berates Cross River Government

Agba Jalingo, the Nigerian journalist who has been incarcerated for 172 days for alleged acts of terrorism and cybercrime following an article he wrote in July 2019 seeking accountability for half a billion Naira alleged to have been diverted by the Cross River State government will on Thursday be docked before a new Judge.

This follows the order of the former trial judge, Justice Simon Amobeda who in his ruling of Friday, February 7, 2020 recused himself. The new Judge is Justice Sule Shuaibu who Continue reading “Agba Jalingo To Appear Before New Judge On Thursday As Counsel Berates Cross River Government”

NIGERIA: A COUNTRY OF CONTRADICTIONS – Ekokoi Solomon

In Nigeria today, the issue of community policing appears to be in the forefront of social and political discourse, as it has overshadowed other pressing national issues. This is the latest in the series championed by the political elites, and the masses have latched unto it like lice to a dog. Here in Akwa Ibom, I have even heard a suggestion from an academic that we should return to the pre-colonial era practice or system of community security! This is a sad commentary.
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