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Arrest of female ‘sex workers’, targeted violence against women—WANEP

•Demands urgent action against assaults on women in Abuja Senator Iroegbu The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding, WANEP-Nigeria has expressed concern the arbitrary arrests and detention of women and allegations of sexual assault and rape by security agents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The National Coordinator, WANEP-Nigeria, Mrs. Brigdet Osakwe, in

IGP assures sustained onslaught against bandits

•Commences on-the-spot assessment on affected communities  Senator Iroegbu  The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has assured of sustained onslaught against the bandits ravaging parts of northern Nigeria with Zamfara State as the epicentre. Adamu further assured the people of North West and North Central Nigeria that the Nigeria Police Force is

2019 Budget Defence: Senate commends police on use of fund

Godsgift Onyedinefu Hugely impressed by the resilience and ability of the Nigeria Police Force to perform considerably despite glaring inadequate funding amidst challenging circumstances, The Senate Committee on Police Affairs chaired by Senator Tijjani Kaura has applauded the Nigerian Police ability to carry out its duty despite "glaring inadequate funding"

How Nigerian security agencies extorted N100bn from Southeast in three years–Report

Jude Johnson  The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) has accused Nigerian security and law enforcement agencies of pocketing as much as N100 billion in roadside bribery and extortion in the South-eastern part of the country alone over the last three years. Intersociety in its latest investigative

Govt critic,Deji Adeyanju regains freedom, re-arrested over ‘Buratai petition’

Jude Johnson  A Nigerian government critic and political activist, Mr. Deji Adeyanju who was who was arrested by the Nigerian Police Force since November 28, 2018, has regained freesom. Adeyanju who has been critical of policy decisions of President Muhammadu Buhari led government,  was on Mondau released from a federal prison in