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IGP decries extra-judicial killings, says ‘enough is enough’

•Reads riot Acts to Lagos command officers Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has expressed worry over the recurring incidence of unprofessional handling and misuse of firearms. He also condemned other misconducts by some Policemen which have resulted in the injury and death of some, unarmed innocent citizens,

IGP decorates Frank Mba, other newly promoted Officers

•Tasks them on selfless service Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday decorated the Force Public Relations Officer (PRO), Frank Mba with his new rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police.  According to a statement by the Force Deputy PRO, Aremu Adeniran, other Officers decorated by the

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