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Police vows to maintain siege on Dino Melaye’s residence

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Police Force has vowed to maintain siege on Senator Dino Melaye's residence until he surrenders himself for arrest and investigation. The Force said Melaye is wanted for a case of Criminal Conspiracy and Attempted Culpable Homicide. The police in a statement by its spokesperson on Sunday, Jimoh moshood alleged

2019: ECOWAS, AU develops 42 checklists on election violence hotspots in Nigeria 

•Trains 80 election monitors on violence mitigation   Godsgift Onyedinefu  The West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP) in partnership with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Union (AU) have developed about 42 checklist to monitor potential election violence hotspots Nigeria. They have also trained trained 80 election monitors,

Nigerian Army, Police killed 492 Shiites in four years — Falana

  •Urges NHRC to investigate killings   Jude Johnson and Kunle Sanni (PT) The Lagos based  lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana, has alleged that the Nigerian Army and Police extra-judiciously killed over 492 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites in four years between 2014 and 2018. Falana

Police nab 19 suspected killers of Gen. Alkali

Jude Johnson    The Nigerian Police has arrested 19 suspects in connection with the killing of the immediate past Army Chief of Administration, Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali.   The Spokesperson for Plateau State Police Command, DSP Tyopev Mathias, while parading the suspects before journalists in Jos on Sunday, said it had completed arrangement to arraign the suspects.    Mathias

DHQ lampoons Amnesty Inter’l over ‘negative narrative’ on military, Shiites clash

•Said six shiites killed, seven wounded  •Six soldiers injured •45 Killed, 122 Injured in Abuja- AI Senator Iroegbu  The Defence Headquarters dismissed Amnesty International (AI) reports alleging that the Nigerian military and the police engaged in horrific use of excessive force that led to the killing of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria

How army discovered decomposed body parts of Gen. Alkali

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army on Wednesday explained how it discovered the body of  Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali who was declared missing since September 5, 2018. The army  said a joint team of the Nigerian army, the police force and fire rescue service drained an abandoned well in Guchwet, Jos South Local Government

Eight CPs not 30  to be deployed for Osun election-Police

Jude Johnson   The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has clarified that only eight Commissioners of Police (CP) not 30, will be deployed to supervise security arrangements for the Osun State Gubernatorial Elections coming up on September 22, 2018. The Force Public Relations Officer (PRO), Jimoh Moshood, in a statement on Friday, reminded that the

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