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Kwara High Court Threatens IGP With Contempt For Disobeying Its Order

19 minutes ago /
Judiciary  

A Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin has threatened the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, with contempt of court proceeding over his flagrant disobedience of its order to release Olalekan Alabi, the personal assistant on political matters to governor Abdulfatah Ahmed.

Kabul Hit Again By Gunmen

3 hours ago /
International News 

Gunmen launched an attack on an intelligence training centre in Kabul Thursday, officials said, just a day after a suicide bomber killed dozens of students in the war-weary Afghan capital.

PDP Demands Release Of Premium Times Reporter

19 hours ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate release of Premium Times newspapers reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, who was arrested and detained by the police over a report.

Methodist Church Of Nigeria Backs Calls For Restructuring

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Methodist church of Nigeria is adding its voice to calls for the restructuring of Nigeria to allow for the practice of true federalism.

Osinbajo Commends CJN

1 day ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo   has congratulated the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen on his conferment with the 2018 Michael Hill Prize by the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL) in Montreal, Canada.

IGP Begins Overhaul Of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)

1 day ago /
Nation  Security 

In compliance with the presidential directive to overhaul the police, special anti robbery squad, commonly known as SARS, as a result of complaints and allegations of human rights abuses, the inspector-general of police Ibrahim Idris has ordered the immediate collapse of all SARS teams nationwide.

Osinbajo Orders Overhaul Of SARS

1 day ago /
Nation  Security 

Following persistent complaints and reports on the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) that border on allegations of human rights violations, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to with immediate effect overhaul the management and activities of SARS.

At Least 22 Killed In Genoa Bridge Collapse

1 day ago /
International News 

A major motorway bridge has collapsed near the Italian city of genoa, leading to vehicles falling some 100m.

Senate Sued Over Alleged Impeachment Plot Against Saraki

2 days ago /
Politics 

Two pro-Saraki senators, Rafiu Adebayo and Issa Missau have gone to court to stop any planned impeachment of the senate president.

Kwara College Of Education Students Protest Non- Payment Of Lecturers Salaries

2 days ago /
Education  Nation 

The peaceful demonstration of the students of the college of education Ilorin, Kwara state over the alleged non-payment of their lecturers’ four months salaries turned chaotic on Monday as policemen forcefully used tear gas to disperse them.

Vigo Festival Collapse In Spain Injures Hundreds

3 days ago /
International News 

More than 300 people have been injured, five seriously, after a section of wooden platform collapsed at an urban sports and music festival in Spain.

Fire Guts Baga Road Market, Maiduguri

3 days ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Police in Maiduguri have confirmed that about 8 shops stocked with various food items worth millions of Naira have been destroyed by fire at the Baga Road Market in Maiduguri.

Large Turn Out At Obudu Assembly Bye-Election

3 days ago /
Politics 

There was  a large turnout at the Obudu Constituency Legislative Bye-Election on Saturday in Cross River State, South South of the Country.

Saraki, Ekweremadu Accuse Fed. Govt Of Twisting Facts To Indict Them

5 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have raised the alarm that the federal government has commenced the execution of a plot to implicate them and their colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last Tuesday’s invasion of the premises of the national assembly by men of the department of state service (DSS).

Ortom Condemns Fresh Attack In Katsina-Ala , Vows To Defeat Militia

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Benue state governor Samuel Ortom on Friday urged communities in Sankera area of the state to assist security operatives with useful information to end the attacks on innocent people by armed militia. The Benue state governor Samuel Ortom on Friday urged communities in Sankera area of the state to assist security operatives with useful information to end the attacks on innocent people by armed militia.  

Cross River Police Parade Suspected Political Thugs

6 days ago /
Nation 

No fewer than twelve suspected cultists who were planning to disrupt the August 11 by-election for Obudu state constituency have been arrested by the Cross River state police command.

New DG DSS To Restore Public Confidence In Outfit

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The acting Director General of Department of State Service, Mathew Seiyefa says the service is embarking on accelerated review of detention cases and perceived abuse of human rights to restore public confidence.

Zambia Deports Zimbabwe Opposition Politician

6 days ago /
International News 

Zambia has deported senior Zimbabwean opposition politician Tendai Biti to Zimbabwe in defiance of a court order.

INEC Prepares For Kogi By-Election

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Kogi state says all is set for this weekend's by election to fill the vacant Lokoja/Kogi-Koto, Karfe federal constituency seat in the House of Representatives.

Court Orders IGP To Arrest INEC Chairman

1 week ago /
Nation 

An Abuja federal high court has ordered Nigerian inspector general of police to arrest and bring the chairman of the independent national electoral commission, Mahmood Yakubu to court for refusing to obey a valid court order.


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