• Any policeman checking vehicle particulars is on illegal duty – AIG

    Any policeman checking vehicle particulars is on illegal duty – AIG

    Mr Dan Bature, an Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police in Charge of Zone 11 comprising Oyo, Osun and Ondo states, says any policeman checking vehicle particulars on the highways is on illegal duty.

    Bature said this on Wednesday in Ibadan during a two-day familiarisation visit to Oyo State.

    He said that the duty of the police was not to check vehicle particulars but to ensure safer roads.

    Bature warned policemen against blocking high ways, saying police patrol vehicles were not supposed to be […]

  • IGP Idris presents N40m to families of officers who died on duty

    IGP Idris presents N40m to families of officers who died on duty

    It was gathered that the Inspector General of Police, ‎Ibrahim Idris, has presented a cheque of over N40 million to 36 families of police officers who sustained permanent disability and those who died on active service in Bauchi.

    While presenting the amount yesterday on behalf of the IG, Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 12 Bauchi State, Yakubu Jibrin, said the money was to relieve the hardship faced by the families of the dead officers.

    “We don’t want to make life hard […]

  • Fighting corruption is statutory duty of president – Ribadu

    Fighting corruption is statutory duty of president – Ribadu

    According to reports, the former EFCC Chairman, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, says it is the statutory responsibility of a country’s president to fight corruption from all angles.

    Ribadu said this at the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) (Chartered), 2016 Annual Conference in Abuja on Monday.

    “Nobody else, it is not the duty of any governor or any chairman of a local government; it rests on the shoulder of the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria; if any one steals one naira in Uyo or […]

  • Governor Oshiomhole sacks aide for dereliction of duty

    Governor Oshiomhole sacks aide for dereliction of duty

    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has terminated the appointment of his Executive Director on Poverty Alleviation and Mobilisation, Chief (Mrs) Evelyn Igbafe, for “dereliction of duty, incompetence”, among others.

    Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Julius Ihonvbere, in a letter dated June 1 stated: “I write to inform you that the Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has approved the termination of your appointment as Executive Director to the Governor on Poverty Alleviation and Mobilisation for dereliction of […]