ARMS DEAL: I AM READY TO FACE THE CONSEQUENCES SAYS SAMBO DASUKI

A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mr. Sambo Dasuki, has disclosed why he did not consider absconding in spite of the pressure of him to do so after he was implicated in a $2.1 billion arms procurement deals. He said he had to rebuff the pressure because he did not want to be a fugitive again. He also denied being one of the military officers who arrested President Muhammadu Buhari in August 1985 when Buhari was removed as military head of state. Dasuki made the disclosure in a book, An encounter…

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NO BATCH A CORPER WOULD BE POSTED TO BORNO OR YOBE- NYSC

No Batch “A” Stream II Corps Member Will Be Posted To Either Borno Or Yobe States- NYSC Says http://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2017/7/no-batch-a-stream-ii-corps-member-will-be-posted-to-either-borno-or-yobe-states-nysc-says.html NYSC says it would not be posting any member of the Batch A stream II corps members to Borno or Yobe state. These state have been adversely affected by Boko Haram attacks. State postings will be revealed today by 6pm.  

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NIGERIA NOT MATURE FOR STATE POLICE-IGP OPPOSES GOVERNORS

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has warned that Nigeria’s political system is not ripe for state police. He, however, called for improved funding for the agency to enable the Police do better. “I sincerely believe that the Federal Police is still the best for the country and with improved funding the challenges of crime will be addressed. “Those agitating for state police should consider the level of our political maturity,” police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, quoted the IGP as saying. “It is my sincere believe that once the Police Trust…

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REPS FURIOUS OVER MILITARY INVASION, AND KILLINGS OF BAYELSA, CALLS FOR A HALT

The chief of defense staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, has been directed by members of the House of Representatives, to put a halt to the ongoing military invasion in Bayelsa state, New Telegraph reports. The lawmakers also directed Olonishakin to stop the attack on innocent civilians residing in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa. NAIJ.com notes that the lower legislative house gave the directive on Thursday, July 20, following the adoption of a motion by Hon. Frederick Agbedi (PDP-Bayelsa). The motion, “Military incursion into Letugbene community and others in Ekeremor…

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THIS NOTORIOUS 26-YR OLD CRIMINAL HAS BEEN DECLARED WANTED BY THE POLICE

The Imo State Police Command has declared one Uju Promise Ekene Amadi (male) wanted. He was declared wanted for his involvement in series of Armed Robbery/Kidnapping cases in the State. He was also involved in the attack on Policemen at Nipping Point Nkaraha Junction along Port-Harcourt road Umuagwo where one Inspector Oliver Nwaba was shot. On 22nd May, 2017, he was arrested by operatives of the command during which, a four count charge was preferred against him and he was subsequently remanded in Owerri Prison on awaiting trial. He was…

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GOVERNORS PUSH FOR STATE POLICE, NASS DISAGREE

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris State governors have called for the establishment of state police on a day it emerged that the National Assembly has rejected such request. The governors argued yesterday that state police “is important for the nation,” but legislators said same day the country is not ripe for it. The governors made the demand  yesterday at a meeting with the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. They then set up a six-man committee of governors to recommend ways of achieving that objective. They…

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GUNMEN KIDNAP UNIABUJA DEPUTY REGISTRAR, DEMAND 10MIL RANSOM

…Demand N10m ransom   Unknown gunmen on Thursday kidnapped the Deputy Registrar (Institute of Education), University of Abuja, Dr. Nura Lawal. Dr. Lawal was kidnapped along Kaduna- Abuja highway while returning from Katsina, his home state. He was kidnapped alongside his wife who later escaped from the custody of the kidnappers. Mrs. Lawal, who narrated her ordeal in the hands of the kidnappers to members of staff of the university, said their vehicle, a Prado jeep, was cornered off the road alongside several other vehicles that were headed to Abuja, after having…

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STOP DROPPING OUR NAMES WHEN YOU GO FOR OPERATIONS, DSS WARNS OTHER SECURITY AND ANTI- CORRUPTION AGENCIES

  The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned other security agencies to desist from operating in the name of the service – DSS said it did not carry out the raid in former vice president Namadi Sambo’s residence – The service said some security agencies engage in illegal security operations in the name of the DSS The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned other security and anti-corruption agencies to desist from operating in the name of the service. The DSS in a statement signed by Tony Opuiyo said…

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GOVERNORS’ FORUM SET UP COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE POLICE

Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Wednesday night set up a six-man committee to formulate modalities on creation of state police. The committee has representatives from the six geo-political zones of the country. Hide quoted text The decision was reached at a closed-door meeting the governors had with the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris at the Old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa. Briefing State House Correspondents after the meeting, Chairman of Governors Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari flanked by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha said that its…

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AVOID IKORODU ROAD, LAGOS POLICE COMMISSIONER WARNS LAGOSIANS

The Lagos State Police Command has warned Lagosians heading towards Lagos Island to avoid the use of Ikorodu Road. The warning was contained in a statement by the command’s spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole, on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni. According to the statement issued in the wee hours of Thursday, the warning became necessary because the queues of tankers wishing to access the tank farms in Apapa area of the state was already stretching towards the Alaka/Stadium Bus Stops end of Ikorodu Road. The statement by Famous-Cole said…

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