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January 14, 2019 6:26 AM Profile of Tinubu’s ex-CSO, new Lagos CP, Kayode Egbetokun

The new acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Kayode Egbetokun, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, will resume duty this week. Egbetokun was until his new appointment, the Deputy Commandant, Nigeria Police College, Ikeja Lagos. He replaces CP Imohimi Edgal, who was appointed Commissioner of Police for Lagos State on Aug. 30, 2017. Born on Sept. 4, 1964 in Erinja 25

January 8, 2019 5:31 PM Boko Haram: Army confirms attack on Borno communities

The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Benson Akinroluye has confirmed the multiple attacks on Auno and Sajeri communities, near Maiduguri, Borno State. Residents, who fled the area, said two persons were killed with five houses razed after the insurgents looted foodstuff, livestock and provisions. They were later repelled by the military 19

January 4, 2019 6:43 PM Omololu Bishi appointed new Benue Commissioner of Police

Omololu S. Bishi has been appointed as the new Commissioner of Police in Benue State Command. Bishi, who assumed duty on January 3, 2019, took over from CP. Ene Okon, fdc, after a brief handing/taking over ceremony at the Police Headquarters. He was one time Divisional Police Officer, International Airport Lagos, Area Commander Mushin Lagos, Deputy Commissioner 21

January 2, 2019 7:19 PM Boko Haram: Defence Minister, Dan-Ali in Maidugri on Buhari’s order

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, on Wednesday visited Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on the orders of President Muhammadu Buhari, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. Buhari gave the directive, following the recent attacks in the Northern part of the state. This was disclosed to newsmen by Dan-Ali after he held a two-hour crucial closed 24

December 30, 2018 11:33 AM 1966 coup: Why Buhari should be jailed – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Saturday highlighted reasons President Muhammadu Buhari should be jailed. Fani-Kayode said Buhari played a key role in the Northern officers revenge coup, which led to the death of Southern officers in 1966, hence, he should be jailed. In a statement on his Facebook page, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain 20

December 21, 2018 12:00 PM Boko Haram: Army chief, Buratai visits troops in Yobe

As part of his efforts to personally engage and interact with commanders and troops on operational activities of Operation Lafiya Dole, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General TY Buratai, yesterday visited 27 Task Force Brigade and troops of the Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi, where 2,000 Mobile Policemen were undergoing training 25

December 11, 2018 5:08 PM Nigerian arrested with 218kg of Indian Hemp

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it had arrested a man with fake military uniform and 218 kilogramme of substance suspected to be Indian Hemp in Niger. The agency’s Commander in the state, Mrs Sylvia Egwunwoke, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Tuesday that the suspected was nabbed in Makwa, Makwa Local Government Area of the state 33

December 5, 2018 1:43 PM Nigerian Navy promotes senior officers [See Full List]

The Nigerian Navy Board has approved the promotion of 87 senior officers to the ranks of Rear Admiral, Commodore, Captain and Commander. The service, in a statement by its spokesman, Commodore Ayo Olugbode on Tuesday, said among the newly promoted senior officers “are 10 Rear Admirals, 25 Commodores, 24 Captains and 28 Commanders.” The statement read: “The 10 Admirals 36

December 4, 2018 5:53 PM Drug trafficking: NDLEA issues stern warning to transporters, courier companies

The Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Tuesday vowed to crack down on commuters and courier companies involved in trafficking of illicit drugs. Commander of the NDLEA, Enugu State command, Dr. Anthony Nkem gave the caution at Peace Mass Transit, PMT, headquarters, Emene, Enugu State during a one-day seminar organised by the company in partnership 32

December 4, 2018 5:30 PM Lawyers protest assault, detention of colleague in Anambra

Addressing journalists, the Chairman of Idemili Branch of Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Barr. P. A. Asame, said that Arinze was assaulted and detained on the order of the Otuocha Police Area commander while he was calling for peaceful settlement of a case. He said, “A lawyer who came to do his work at Otuocha Area Command was assaulted and detained on the order 33