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Kwara: Buhari pushing towards election crisis worse than 1963, 83–CUPP

•Decribes police, presidency actions as 'show of shame' •Urges US, UK, EU to place visa ban on Police boss Jude Johnson  The Secretariat of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of trying to push the country towards election crisis worse than that of the 1963 and 1983. Spokesman

EFCC recovers N510m from former Naval Chief Accountant

  A former Director of Navy Accounts, Rear Admiral Tahir Yusuf (rtd), has temporarily forfeited N510m to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The accounts include Bitmas Enterprises domiciled in Zenith Bank and Tahir Yusuf domiciled in Skye Bank. The sum, which is in naira, dollars and pounds, totalled N510m. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu

Police say own helicopter was not used to ferry cash for APC chieftain

Senator Iroegbu The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has urged the public to disregard and discountenance a publication in some social media platforms that an Helicopter belonging to it was used to ferry money for the candidate of All Progress Congress (APC). The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DSP Jimoh Moshood, in a

NASS investigates IGP’s promotion of officers

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, began an investigation into the allegation of non-compliance with provisions of the constitution in the promotion of some police officers by Inspector General Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris. The resolution was sequel to a motion by Rep. Frederick Agbedi (PDP-Bayelsa) at the plenary presided over by Speaker

Fire destroys 22 shops in Anambra state

Senator Iroegbu    The Nigerian Police has confirmed a fire outbreak that gutted many shops at Ekene Workshop cluster of Polythene Factories located at Awada in Idemili North Local Government Area (LGA) of Anambra State, South East Nigeria. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed, in a statement

Senate to pass Police Reform Bill November — Saraki

 Ted Nwanu The Senate President, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed hope that the Nigerian Police Reform Bill would be passed before the end of November. Saraki, who hinted that civil society organisations (CSOs) and lawyers contributed to the drafting of new Bill, reiterated the Senate’s commitment to fast-tracking the passage of

Nigeria has 334,000 policemen — IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris said the Nigeria Police Force has about 334, 000 policemen currently policing the country. Idris made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja at the 2018 Safe School Leadership Empowerment Conference and Awards. He was represented by Olusegun Odumosu of the Inspectorate Department at the Force

NDLEA intercepts truck load of cannabis worth N250m in kwara

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) intercepted a lorry load of compressed Cannabis Sativa worth over N250m, in Kwara, the Kwara State Assistant Commander, Operations and Intelligence, Mr. Dandi Emmanuel, said on friday. He stated that the illicit drug was concealed in bags of fairly used clothes loaded in a

PDP urges NIA, DSS, Interpol to track ‘on the run’ Oshiomhole

•APC chieftains calls on party chairman to resign 'honourably' The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and INTERPOL to help track down the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, believed to be on the run since his reported interrogation by the

DSS arrests ISWA bomb expert in Adamawa

•Nabs killers of Kaduna monarch, maiwada galadima •Recovers cache of ammunition across states Godsgift Onyedinefu The Department of State Security Service (DSS) on Thursday announced the arrest of high profile kidnappers and crime suspects across Nigeria including a suspected Improvised Explosives Device (IED) expert for the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), Abbas