BREAKING: EFCC Demands Minutes of Benue Security Council Meetings From 2015 Till Date

BREAKING: EFCC Demands Minutes of Benue Security Council Meetings From 2015  Till Date

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has requested the Benue State Government to release the minutes of it’s security council meetings to the commission. NEXT EDITION can authoritatively report that the anti-graft agency has been putting pressure on some officials of the government under investigation to release the minutes to it’s operatives. A source […]

How governors spent N2trn on Nigeria Police Force

How governors spent N2trn on Nigeria Police Force

In what appears to be a direct support to the call for the establishment of state police, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) secretariat on Tuesday said governors of the 36 states have collectively spent more than N2 trillion in augmenting police operations nationwide in the last decade alone. Mr Abdulrazaque Barkindo, Head, Media and Public Affairs made […]

Police speak on detention of Premium Times reporter

Police speak on detention of Premium Times reporter

The Nigeria Police Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Jimoh Moshood, has claimed ignorance of the situation surrounding the arrest of Premium Times reporter , Mr. Samuel Ogundipe. He made the claim on Wednesday when answering a question during an interview on Kakaaki, an Africa Independent Television, AIT, programme. He however said he would find out the details of the  case. His words:  “I am […]

SARS: IGP begins overhaul following Osinbajo’s order

SARS:  IGP begins overhaul following Osinbajo’s order

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has given the directive for the overhauling of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The directive was in compliance with the order by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to that effect. Following the complaints of gross human rights violation against SARS, Osinbajo said a probe panel should be set up […]

NUJ to Police: Release Premium Times reporter, Ogundipe, immediately

NUJ to Police:  Release Premium Times reporter, Ogundipe, immediately

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has called for the immediate release of Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe. Ogundipe was arrested on Tuesday by the police over a story he wrote based on the letter written by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on the Director General of Department of State Services, DSS, […]

I would have become president if… – Atiku

I would have become president if… – Atiku

I would have become the president of Nigeria in 1993 if I did not step down for the late Moshood Abiola if I was desperate to become the president of Nigeria. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar made this declaration on Tuesday in Benin. Atiku who spoke with journalist said he had the interest of the […]

INEC registers 23 new parties, extends voters registration

INEC registers 23 new parties, extends voters registration

23 new political parties have been registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. This was made known on Tuesday just as INEC also announced the closing date for the continuous voters registration exercise to August 23 from August 17. The registration of new parties has brought the number of political parties in the country […]

Atrocities: Osinbajo orders probe, overhaul of SARS

Atrocities:  Osinbajo orders probe, overhaul of SARS

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered an immediate overhaul of the management of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. He also ordered the immediate probe of the activities of the squad by a panel to be set up by the National Human Rights Commission. The order followed the series of complaints of human rights violations against […]

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