Ghana to elect president in ‘battle of two giants’
West African gold producer Ghana is preparing to elect a president on Dec. 7, in a race dubbed the “battle of two giants.”
2023: NPP warns against tampering with rotation
The Nigeria Presidential Project (NPP), yesterday, warned against denying the South the opportunity to produce President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor in 2023.
Experts urge states to impose security taxes to fund police operations
Experts have harped on the need for states and local governments to introduce security/police taxes to address police underfunding.The experts said this in Abuja, at a two-day workshop on Media Engagement on Police Funding and Bail Process...
CAN, NPP take anti-cultism, drug abuse campaign to church
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Nigerian Policing Programme (NPP) on Sunday, took the campaign of anti-cultism and drug abuse to churches...
Assent to Police Bill will reflect your commitment to improving security – CSOs to Buhari
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Police Bill with the urgency that the subject matter demands.
Agency proposes holistic approach to end cultism, drug abuse
The Nigeria Policing Programme (NPP) has called for the adoption of parents and community members as a holistic approach to tackle the rising menace of cultism and drug abuse in the country. Engaging families and the grassroots are pertinent, as it would yield positive outcome in the reduction of criminal activities and other negative impact…
Security agencies campaign against cultism, drug abuse in Lagos
Worried that the increasing rate of cultism and drug abuse among youths could pose grave danger, security agencies in Lagos State have engaged in road walk campaigns to promote awareness against the menace.
NPP, Police seek community involvement to reduce crime, violence ahead 2019 elections
The Nigerian Policing Programme (NPP) and the seven member’s panel set up by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohim have engaged members of the communities across the five administrative divisions of the state on measures to reduce criminal activities ahead of the 2019 election. Speaking during a town hall meeting held at the…
2019 and fractured opposition
The tag opposition party actually came in the First Republic, when the Northern Peoples Congress (NPC) and the National Council for Nigerian Citizens (NCNC) formed the Federal Government and Chief Obafemi Awolowo of the Action Group (AG) left the Western Region as Premier to the parliament at the centre to lead the opposition.
NPP trains police officers on community policing
The Nigeria Policing Programme (NPP) has trained men of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) on community policing to combat crime and boost security.
The Left and election 2019
In late 1978, or early 1979, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, one of Nigeria’s frontline political leaders and the leader of the newly-proclaimed Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), came to Calabar in continuation of his presidential campaign tour.