Tag: state police

Nelson C.JJanuary 10, 2020

‘Amotekun’ initiative is the paradigm shift we’ve been waiting for to combat Nigeria’s growing insecurity challenge

Imagine a group of security personnel made up of people who live in our neighborhood or have a comprehensive understanding ...

Bernard DayoJune 3, 2019

The Late 5: Buhari approves establishment of state, LG police; Sanwo-Olu signs 2019 Lagos budget of N873bn | Other stories 

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Court adjourns suit seeking disqualification of Gbajabiamila The Federal High Court in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2018

The Late 5: Nigerian Senate to amend Constitution to allow for state, community police; Oprah Winfrey says running for president would kill her and other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The National Programme Coordinator of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), Temitope Sinkaye, has disclosed to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 10, 2018

Osinbajo supports state police, Catholic Bishops ask President Buhari to act as a father and other stories that got people talking this week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barr. Solomon Dalung, said ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 9, 2018

The Big 5: Osinbajo on state police, U.S. government shut down round 2 begins and other top stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. Over two months after they embarked on a strike, ...

AzeezJuly 21, 2017

Nigeria not mature for state police – IGP Idris

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said Nigeria is not mature enough for state police. Idris said this while speaking ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 20, 2017

Governors Forum set up committee for State Police

The Governors Forum last night set up a six man committee to ascertain the possibility of state police in the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 29, 2016

Violent attacks: About 800 herdsmen have been arrested – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says about 800 suspected violent herdsmen have been arrested across the country by security agencies. According ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 27, 2016

BREAKING: House of Reps back state police

The House of Representatives on Tuesday backed the establishment of state police in all the 36 states of the Federation ...

AzeezJuly 13, 2016

Osinbajo responds to critics, advocates for state policing and true federalism

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed his support for state policing in the country even as he advocated a “deep understanding” ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 9, 2016

Ezeife says President Buhari is using the DSS to oppress Igbo people

A former governor of Anambra state has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of using the Department of State Services (DSS) to ...

writerAugust 4, 2014

Someone stole the corpse of a SAN in Enugu

by Kolapo Olapoju The corpse of  Theodore Ezeobi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, was reportedly stolen from the Christ ...

October 13, 2013

Duro Onabule: Why must Nigerians constantly overheat the polity?

by Duro Onabule All the same, critics of the national conference were the same group all along, pretending to be ...

January 28, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: Jonathan, Oshiomhole, and the case for state police

by Tunde Fagbenle Some people will argue that we have the most corrupt and evil police in the world. And ...

August 20, 2012

“You can’t pay minimum wage but you want state police?” – Edwin Clark blasts governors

by Akan Ido Hate him, or love him, this is a man you have got to respect for speaking his ...

June 26, 2012

Governors demand money, state police to combat Boko Haram

Bombings by radical Islamist sect Boko Haram, and the retaliatory attacks have dominated the headlines in Nigeria for the last couple of ...

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