Group seeks an end for all discriminatory policies against female police officers

  CLEEN Foundation is seeking for the abolishing of all discriminatory policies and practices affecting female police officers including unmarried, married and pregnant ones and other extant rules affecting the Police as an equal opportunity employer. This was contained in Memoranda and Position on the Police Bill for an Act demanding repealing of the Police Act CAP P19 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 and enacts the Nigeria Police Act 2018. The group presented her position at the Public Hearing by the Senate Committee on Police Affairs, December 5,…

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Senate Presidency: why Akpabio defects to APC

Fresh facts have emerged on why Senator Godswill Akpabio, a former Senate Minority Leader and former governor of Akwa-Ibom State, dumped his party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and defected to All Progressive Congress, APC two months ago. Our source, a member of the senate disclosed that the Akpabio left PDP in a quest to become the Senate President should APC wins the 2019 presidential election. According to our source, who wouldn’t want his name in print, Akpabio was promised to lead the Senate Chamber in the course of APC returning…

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Attorney General of Federation in trouble over alleged $200m corruption probe

If the motion raised by the Senator, representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye was to be taken seriously, then the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, may have worked itself into trouble. The Senator had allegedly disclosed following an adopted point of order 42 raised that the office of the AGF was planning to defraud Nigerians of over $200 million, which he stated that the huge sum had been housed at the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. In his presentation, Melaye said he had a profound evidence to prove…

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BREAKING News: FG charges Ekweremadu, Akpan over non- declaring assets

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu’s attempt to be Vice President to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the run-up to 2019 presidential election under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may have hit the Ogbunike cave in Ogidi, Anambra State, following fresh charges brought against him by the Federal Government. the Deputy Senate President and Senator Bassey Akpan, who represents Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District in Akwa Ibom State, have been charged with offences bordering on their alleged refusal and negligence to declare their assets to the Special Presidential Investigation…

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Senate, presidency at war over Peace Corps Bill

Senate, presidency at war over Peace Corps Bill

Senate, presidency at war over Peace Corps Bill By Newsdesk with agency report The Nigerian Senate is at war with presidency following President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold assent to the bill establishing Peace Corps of Nigeria. This followed the adoption of a Point of Order raised by Sen. Dino Melaye during plenary. Relying on the Senate rules, Melaye urged the Senate to revisit the bill with a view to veto the president if he failed to rescind his rejection of the bill. President Buhari had cited duplication of duty and…

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Senate rejects committee’s report on IGP over Benue Killings

Senate rejects committee's report on IGP over Benue Killings

Senate rejects committee’s report on IGP over Benue Killings By Bimbo Ogunnaike The Senate has rejected the report by its Ad hoc Committee mandated to find out why the Inspector General of Police (IGP) did not comply with an earlier directive from the Senate to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of killings in Benue State. The Upper Chamber rejected the report presented by the Chairman of the committee Senator Abu Ibrahim for failing to speak with the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, to get his own side of the security…

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