Tag: Jimoh Moshood

UPDATE: Police reacts as Dino Melaye chooses ‘floor’ over bed at DSS hospital

The intrigues in the case between the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye and the Nigeria Police appears to be far from over, as the embattled lawmaker, refused Friday evening to enter…

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UPDATE: Police speaks on Dino Melaye’s arrest, reveals condition of Senator

The Nigeria Police says the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye who turned himself in for arrest on Friday, over an alleged offence of criminal conspiracy and attempted culpable homicide, committed…

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The Late 5: Edo Governor labels BEDC enemy of progress, wants license revoked; Buhari slams wife again over allegations of cabal frustrating his government | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it spent a total of N623.16 billion on subsidy from January to November, 2018.…

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The Big 5: Police, Army release casualty figures from attacks by bandits and Boko Haram in Zamfara and Yobe; I won’t rest until Chibok girls are released – Buhari | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said eight soldiers have been confirmed dead in an attack on its base in Buni Gari, Yobe…

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Police reveals how Offa robbery suspect, Michael Adikwu died

Following the allegations by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki that Michael Adikwu, the principal suspect in the April 5, Offa robbery incident (which claimed 33 innocent persons) had been murdered…

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The Big 5: Death of Offa robbery suspect wouldn’t stop your prosecution – Police tells Saraki; Presidency says Jonathan lied about corruption in his book | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Nigeria’s Presidency has replied former President, Goodluck Jonathan, saying he (Jonathan) lied when he stated that corruption is more intense now in…

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The Big 5: No going back on Ganduje’s probe – Kano Assembly; Police says incidence on Ekweremadu’s home was not an assassination attempt | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: There are indications that the Presidency is unhappy with the reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the recommendation of the Tripartite…

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The Late 5: Fayose drops Presidential ambition over ‘rigged’ Ekiti election, Dalung wants State of Emergency declared in 4 states | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose has dropped out of the race for the presidency in 2019, as a mark of sympathy and concern…

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The Late 5: Ogun APC ‘settles’ for Akinlade as 2019 guber candidate; Saraki, Mark and Jang jostle for PDP North-central consensus ticket | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun has resolved to field the member representing Egbado South and Ipokia Federal Constituency at…

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The Big 5: Are you for restructuring or not? – Atiku tackles Osinbajo; APC pegs Presidential, Governorship forms at N45m, N22.5m | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has asked the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to make a choice whether he is for restructuring or whether…

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The Late 5: Don’t touch civil cases anymore – IGP instructs FSARS; Buhari orders Military to be ruthless with bandits | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation this week: President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday challenged military personnel saddled with the task of fighting bandits in Zamfara, to be `as…

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The Big 5: FG dismisses UN report on ransom paid for #DapchiGirls, declares Aug 21 and 22 public holidays | Other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: A report by the United Nations (UN) has claimed that the federal government paid huge ransom for the release of Dapchi…

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BREAKING: In line with Presidential directive; Police rename SARS, announce reforms

Following an order by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on the immediate overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to address complaints and allegations on human rights violations against some of…

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The Big 5: FG increases passport validity to 10 years; says reconstruction of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway will commence in 2 weeks and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government has approved a 10-year validity period for the Nigerian passport to reduce the stress involved in getting a renewal…

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The Late 5: Buhari holds meeting with Bakare, Police describes Fayose as over dramatic, debunks governor’s claims and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with fiery preacher and Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde…

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The Late 5: Police invites Saraki over indictment in Offa Robbery, Super Eagles announce 23-man World Cup squad and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Nigeria Police have invited Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki  to answer allegations against him by suspects who took part in…

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The Late 5: Former PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh collapses in Court, Offa banks robbery suspects arrested and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) said two principal suspects out of the four gang leaders declared wanted over the banks robbery…

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“We need to collectively prepare the way for a new generation leaders” “Mysterious snake swallows N36m at JAMB office” | Read our top ten quotes from last week

The past week was eventful in the way Nigeria usually is without stories. From the affairs of the presidency, the war of personalities in Kano and the trade in blames…

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#EndSARS: Police arrest 32 Operatives

As the #EndSARS campaign begins to die down, TheCable reports that at least 32 operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are in detention. Highlights: The arrested officers were moved…

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#EndSARS: Jimoh Moshood, the poster boy of a failed agency

The Nigerian Police Force has not had a very good reputation in 2017. The year has been laden with one controversy or the other, the rot in the Force has…

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The Thread: TwitterNG bands together in support of @segalink

Nigerians are adamant on proving to the government that they are no pushovers and they won't be cowed by threats from the Nigerian police. After #EndSARS trended sufficiently on Twitter…

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The originator of the #EndSARS campaign is being investigated – Police

The Nigerian Police Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood says politicians are behind the #EndSARS campaign. Why it matters: Nigerians took to social media to condemn regular and brutal intimidation of…

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This is why the Police IG’s order to reorganise SARS will not work

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Monday, ordered the restructuring of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) due to incessant complaints from Nigerians - innocent young citizens being intimidated…

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‘The IGP never said he is free to have a romantic affair with any officer’

The Nigerian Police has downplayed reports that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris said no law prevents him from having an affair with any female officer. This was contained…

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I’m not a deserter…address issues I raised against the IG | Misau replies Police

Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isah Misau has dismissed allegations by the police that he deserted the Nigeria Police Force. Misau was reacting to allegations by Police spokesperson, Jimoh…

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Police parade 19 over Zaki Biam massacre

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian Police Force Friday paraded nineteen suspects in relation to the massacre in Zaki Biam, Benue. In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh…

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46 killed in Ile-Ife clash – Police

by Dolapo Adelana The Police on Monday said 46 people were killed in the recent clash that occurred in Ile-Ife, Osun. The spokesman of the Police, Jimoh Moshood who briefed…

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Timeline: The curious case of Audu Maikori, Nasir El-Rufai and #SouthernKaduna

by Dolapo Adelana Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori is not new to the nation's political landscape. But he was silent most of last year for reasons best known to him.…

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Audu Maikori to be arraigned in court

by Dolapo Adelana Chief Executive Officer of Chocolate City, Audu Maikori who was arrested Friday night by the Police is to be arraigned in court soon, The Punch reports. Maikori was…

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Police arrests militant plotting to bomb Third Mainland Bridge

The Police has arrested a militant who has allegedly been planning with his gang to blow up the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos. According to the police, the suspect, Abiodun Amos…

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