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Enforcement

NPF SUSPENDS POCACOV ACTIVITIES

…PLANS STRATEGIC REVAMPING FOR GREATER EFFICIENCY The Nigeria Police Force has ordered the immediate suspension of the activities of the Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), a community policing initiative and public relations tool within the Force Public Relations Department of the Nigeria Police Force. This decision comes as part of a strategic effort to conduct a comprehensive review of the unit and reposition it for heightened efficiency and enhanced service delivery. This disclosure was made on Thursday by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi in...
News

OYO GOVERNMENT SENSITIZES OKADA RIDERS, KEKE OPERATORS ON REGISTRATION, SECURITY

The Oyo State Government has organized a one-day sensitization meeting with the commercial tricycle and motorcycle operators in the state. Declaring open the sensitization exercise in Ibadan, the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Prince Dotun Oyelade harped on the need for a proper registration of motorcycles, and tricycles. The meeting had in attendance leaders of motorcycle and tricycle riders across various zones of the state, including Park Management System, PMS, Motorcycle Transport Union of Nigeria, MTUN, Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners, Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria, ACOMORAN...
Economy

COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN RESPONSES WILL REDUCE DUPLICATION, IMPROVE RESULTS, OTHERS, SAYS DR BETTA EDU

...AS UN AGENCY PROMISES 2024 INTERVENTION FUNDS TO SUPPORT HUMANITARIAN TRUST FUND The Federal government has reiterated the need for all development partners, including the United Nations agencies providing humanitarian services in Nigeria to be properly coordinated by the government and to make decisions during planning for 2024 based on the priorities of the Government. According to the federal government, the era of duplicating humanitarian services and wasting minimal resources in the country was over. We must stop working in silos and pull together to see how we can effectively...
Technology

NCC BOSS EMPHASISES ROLE OF ICT IN FIGHTING FINANCIAL CRIMES

Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, has said that the effective application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is critical in combating financial crimes by enabling real-time surveillance, regulatory compliance, and secure data processing, just as it sought multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder collaborations to address the issue of illicit financial flows in the country. Dr. Maida, who was a speaker at the 11th Anniversary Lecture Series of RealNews Magazine in Lagos on Tuesday, where he was also inducted into the RealNews Hall of Fame...
Enforcement

DEFENCE MINISTER VISITS ARMY HEADQUARTERS

...LAUDS ITS SACRIFICE, SELFLESSNESS The Honourable Minister of Defence Mohammed Badaru Abubakar has lauded troops of the Nigerian Army (NA) for their sacrifice and selflessness in tackling security challenges bedeviling the country. The minister gave the commendation after receiving a brief on the operational engagements of the NA on Tuesday 24 October 2023, during his maiden familiarization visit to the Army Headquarters, Abuja. The minister was accompanied by the Honourable Minister of State for Defence, Dr. Bello Muhammed Matawalle, and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa. He appreciated...
Enforcement

“GO AFTER SABOTEURS VANDALS, STAMP THEM OUT COMPLETELY” – COAS CHARGES TROOPS

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Toareed Lagbaja has charged troops of the 6 Division, Nigerian Army (NA) to go after economic saboteurs and ensure they are completely stamped out. He gave them the order on Friday, 13 April 2023 in Port Harcourt, while addressing troops during his maiden working tour to 6 Division Area of Responsibility. General Lagbaja reiterated that the main focus of the Federal Government is economic recovery, security, and infrastructural development. The nation, he said cannot experience meaningful economic recovery without having a firm...
Politics

FCT MINISTER RECEIVES EU AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA, SEEKS ECONOMIC COOPERATION

FCT Minister, Barriater Nyesom Wike (right) receiving the EU Ambassador to Nigeria HE Samuela Isopi in his office on Monday The FCT Minister, Barrister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has called for partnerships and viable economic relations with the European Union (EU) in the areas of Agriculture, Tourism, and Security in order to grow the economy of the nation’s capital. Making the call in Abuja on Monday, October 9, 2023, while receiving the European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, Ms. Samuela Isopi, Barrister Wike declared that the FCT is open for cooperation and...
Enforcement

“LETHAL WEAPONS GRAVEST THREATS TO NATIONAL SECURITY” – SOLOMON ARASE, PSC BOSS

...APPLAUDS TINUBU POLITICAL WILL TO EQUIP POLICE By Okosun Dennis The Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), IGP Solomon Ehigiator Arase (retd) has said that the proliferation of small arms and weapons remains one of the gravest threats to our national security architecture. As such, he called for a concerted effort to stem the scourge as such illicit weapons have continuously fueled conflicts, perpetuated violence, and destabilized communities across the country. In a keynote address delivered on Thursday at the 2023 National Security Conference organised by the National Association...
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