Wednesday, June 23, 2021



COVID-19: FG issues travel advisory to Nigerians, says avoid travelling to Brazil, India, Turkey

The Federal Government has issued a travel advisory to Nigerians to Brazil, India, Turkey, citing risks from COVID-19.

OML 118 dispute resolution and Nigeria’s next billion barrels, by Momodu Abutu

Mother Nature has a way of depositing its vast treasures wherever it pleases. In the wonderful world of hydrocarbons, these resources are either placed...

SGF wants UAE to lift travel restrictions against Nigeria, describes action as discriminatory

The Secretary to the Federal Government, Boss Mustapha, has called on the United Arab Emirates, UAE, to remove the Covid-19 travel protocols against Nigerians.

Nigerian govt proposes 65 years as retirement age for doctors, health workers

The Federal Government has proposed 65 years as a retirement age for doctors, health workers and 70 years for consultants in the country.

COVID-19: Nigerian govt approves second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

Nigeria will begin administering the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on eligible Nigerians who received the first shots.

Nigeria begins Phase 4 Covid-19 ‘lockdown’

The Presidential Steering Committee PSC on COVID-19 has reimposed the nationwide curfew earlier put in place to control the spread of the virus. It has...

Include body camera in Police Acts – Lawyer

Dr Kayode Ajulo, a constitutional lawyer has urged the House of Representatives to include the use of body camera in the proposed Police Act.

Interrogating ‘irregularities’ in police officers promotion process

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Loyalty. Morale boost. Bravery. Gallantry. All these in the Nigeria Police are required in all officers and men but they have to...

Police recruitment: Commissioner urges South-East youths to participate

The Commissioner, representing South East in the Police Service Commission, PSC, Onyemuche Nnamani, has called on youths in the region to take advantage of the police recruitment slated to commence soon.

New Benue CP resumes, says ‘I’m not here to romance any criminal’

The new Benue State Commissioner of Police, Audu Madaki, says he is not in the state to romance any criminal.

Police Service Commission promotes 20,356 senior officers

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the promotion of 20, 356 senior police officers, the spokesman for the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said. In a...

How I relate with my Orderly – Lai Mohammed 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says besides getting security coverage from his Police Orderly, he also gets feedbacks through him on the pulse of the society about the government and his office.

Some forces working to frustrate Petroleum Industry Bill – Lawan

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that there are forces within and outside the country working desperately to frustrate the consideration and passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill presently before the National Assembly. 

IGP deploys ex-EFCC Boss Lamorde to Force Intelligence Bureau

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde, to Force Intelligence Bureau, FIB.

Police Service Commission dismisses 4 senior officers for misconduct

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has dismissed four senior Police Officers for misconduct and acts unbecoming of public officers. This is contained in a statement...

Senate confirms Police Commission, Consumer Protection nominees 

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Chief Onuemuche Nnamani as a Member of the Police Service Commission, PSC. 

Police recruitment: IGP smuggled 925 names into Constable list, PSC alleges

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has alleged that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, had smuggled 925 persons into the 10,000 Constables list without undergoing any recruitment processes.

Recruitment: Police commission floors IGP as appeal court faults Police Act 2020

The Court of Appeal has declared the Police Service Commission, PSC, as the constitutionally recognised agency to appoint persons into offices in the Nigeria Police Force, describing the Police Act 2020 as unconstitutional and void.

Nigerian govt dismisses 10 senior police officers, demotes 9 others

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the dismissal of 10 senior police officers and demotion of nine others over misconduct.

PSC promotes 6,618 senior police officers

The Chairman, Police Service Commission, PSC, Musiliu Smith, has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior Police Officers.

FAAN to increase passengers’ service charges by 100%

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has concluded plans to increase Passenger Service Charge, PSC, by 100 percent, effective from August 1, 2020.

Police commission promotes officer for fighting banditry to standstill in Zamfara

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has promoted an Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, Lawal Muhammad-Lawal to Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, over his performance in the fight against insecurity in Zamfara.

IGP can now go ahead with 10,000 police recruitment, court declares

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, says the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu has the power to recruit 10, 000 police officers, contrary to the Police Service Commission, PSC’s stand.

PSC deploys 45 personnel to monitor conduct of police during Kogi, Bayelsa elections

The Police Service Commission, PSC, says it will deploy 45 of its personnel to monitor police conduct in the Nov. 16, Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kogi and Bayelsa.

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