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Kidnapping: Medical Women, civil society groups protest in Calabar

By Ike Uchechukwu The Medical Women Association of Nigeria, MWAN, Cross River Chapter, International Federation of Women Lawyers, Holy Child Old Girls Association, Nigerian Women of Journalists, Presbyterian Women and others on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest against kidnapping in Calabar. The peaceful protest, which was organised by the Medical Women Association in the state,
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COVID-19: Buhari warns of impact on security

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhmmadu Buhari Wednesday said that the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic has contributed to the upsurge of insecurity globally, especially on religious extremism. This was part of his remarks at the AQABA Process virtual meeting in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on Wednesday. President Buhari also said the government would continue to
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Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederick Oladeinde,

Shortage of security personnel hampering enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions in Lagos ― Commissioner

By Adesina Wahab Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederick Oladeinde, has said the shortage of security personnel in the state is responsible for the low level of enforcement of COVID-19 and other restrictions in the transportation sector. He added that the situation has made it imperative for individuals to take personal responsibility for their
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KAPECOM sues for peace in Kaduna

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The Chairman, Kaduna State Peace Commission (KAPECOM),  Rev Josiah Idowu Fearon, has warned that within Kaduna metropolis, there is a need for sustained surveillance over likely criminal acts by gangsters particularly in Kaduna North and South, Zaria and Sabon Gari Local Government Areas of the state. He however, called on the residents
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State police, Amotekun

States asking for state police can’t pay salaries — Presidency

The Presidency said, on Tuesday, that many states agitating for state police can hardly pay their workers’ monthly salaries.
Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu, who stated this on a Channels Television programme, Sunrise Daily, said the lack of capacity of states to manage state police informed the need by the Federal Government to embrace community policing which, according to him, is more sustainable.

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