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Counter terrorism: NPF signs on training with US Department of state

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Press release from the Nigeria Police Force. Read more…
As part of comprehensive measures geared towards tackling emerging crimes, strengthening the criminal justice system and improving the capacity of officers in the area of technologies, new policing concepts and practices and effectively addressing the issues of insurgency confronting the nation especially in the North-Eastern part of the country, the Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday, July 23, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with US  Department of States Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement. Continue…

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The MoU was executed by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, CFR, NPM, mni, psc and the US Ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle on behalf of the Nigeria Police Force and the US Government respectively. In his remarks, the Ambassador noted that the Police Force will benefit from the International Police Education and Training Programme run by the US authorities with funding from the US Department. He also noted that the training pact will help to improve and modernize police training in Nigeria and bring about a well trained Nigeria Police dedicated to the highest standards of ethical conduct, proficiency in law enforcement, support and build on efforts of Nigeria Police to implement a sustainable development.

In a related development, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, CFR, NPM, mni, psc also received officials of the Department for International Development (DFID) at Abuja who did a formal presentation of strategic guidelines on counter-terrorism and eight other core areas of policing to the Nigeria Police Force which include counter-terrorism, integrated intelligence, community-policing, fleet management, human resource management, diversity, use of force, PR and media.

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Speaking at the occasion, the IGP stated that the opportunity provided by the international Police education and training programme must be harnessed to increase the capabilities of the Nigeria Police particularly now that the country is battling the menace of terrorism and equally   preparing for general elections in 2015. He restated his commitment to continue to drive reforms and strategic transformation of the Force in order to reposition the Force for better service delivery and enjoined all Police officers to key into the ongoing positive wind of change.

ACP FRANK MBA
FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FORCE HEADQUARTERS,
ABUJA

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End SARS Protest: MC Oluomo visits burnt Makinde Police Station in Oshodi

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End SARS Protest: MC Oluomo visits burnt Makinde Police Station in Oshodi

NURTW chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, on Thursday visited the Makinde Police station which was razed down by hoodlums during the unrest that greeted the infamous end SARS protest.

 

MC Olumo visited the station, inspecting the remains of the station with some of his boys

Recall that the Lagos state government had said that “twenty-nine Divisional Police Stations and 17 Police Posts were razed by hoodlums disguising as protesters. Also, six police officers were lynched, 36 critically injured, while 71 police operational vehicles were torched.”

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#MadeInLagos: Davido’s Jam Would Swallow That Of Wizkid: Tunde Ednut

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#MadeInLagos: Davido’s Jam Would Swallow That Of Wizkid: Tunde Ednut

Tunde Ednut on Thursday has stated that the newly released Made IN Lagos album by Wizkid cannot garner much attention like that of his counterpart, Davido.

The controversial Instagram blogger, who is an ardent fan of Davido, made this know in a tweet he sent out on Twitter.

Tunde wrote;

”If Davido drops that jam with Nicki Minaj, someone’s album will get swallowed in the process.”

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Victor Osimhen gets first red card of his football career

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Victor Osimhen gets first red card of his football career

Victor James Osimhen, a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Napoli and the Nigeria national team on Thursday night, October 29, received the first red card of his football career in Napoli’s 1-0 win over Real Sociedad in the Europa League.

The Nigerian striker who joined the Serie A Club from Lille this summer was shown the way out by referee Craig Pawson in the third minute of added time after receiving two yellow cards.

Osimhen who replaced Italian forward Andrea Petagna in the second half, received his first yellow card in the 81st minute before he was given a red card 12 minutes later after elbowing Robin Le Normand while trying to control David Ospina’s goal kick.

Osimhen, 21, is expected to miss Napoli’s trip to Stadion Kantrida to play HNK Rijeka on November 5.

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