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Senate passes Police Trust Fund Bill

The Senate on Tuesday passed the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Bill. This followed the presentation of a concurrence report by Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, at plenary. One of the major objectives of the bill is to improve funding for the Nigeria Police Force. In his remarks, President of the Senate, Dr.

Police invade Sen. Dino Melaye’s Abuja home

Senator Iroegbu  The men of  Nigerian Police Force (NPF) have invaded the Maitama, Abuja residence of a lawmaker representing Kogi West, Sen. Dino Melaye. Melaye in a series of tweets around 1.3pm on Friday afternoon, alerted the public that some policemen had stormed his home at 11 Sangha street, off Mississippi, Maitama,

Boko Haram: Intersociety cites ethno-religious biases in deployment, ‘dismissal of missing policemen’

•Faults counter-insurgency operations in Northeast Nigeria  Senator Iroegbu  The International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has picked holes in the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists, especially with the manner of personnel deployment to the North East Nigeria. Intersociety, faulted in particular the recent drafting

How Southeast governors donated N12bn to aid killings, militarization of the region–SBCHROs

•Alleges marginalised in Nigeria military formations, demands Igbo IGP •Accuses govs of secretly adopting Buhari for the 2019 election   Godsgift Onyedinefu      The Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights & Democracy Organizations (SBCHROs) has accused the Governors of donating an accumulated sum of N12 billion in aid of alleged killings and militarization of the

Police recover bodies of 16 personnel killed by Zamfara bandits

Adelani Adepegba The Nigerian Police Force (NPF)  have recovered the bodies of 16 policemen killed during exchange of fire with bandits in Zamfara State last week Thursday. About 20 policemen who were missing during the operation, were reportedly rescued by the Police Joint Intervention Force. The Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Jimoh Moshood,

Court issues EFCC, DSS, police three-day ultimatum  to arrest Diezani 

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, in Apo, Abuja, on Tuesday gave a three days ultimatum to  arrest of the immediate-past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is currently under investigation for corruption allegations in the United Kingdom. The spokesperson for Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

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