The Anambra State Commissioner for Homeland Affairs, Chief Chikodi Anarah, has said the state government is winning the war against insecurity and other criminal activities bedeviling the state in recent times.
The Peace Corps of Nigeria, an NGO, has secured the release of four inmates of Otukpo Medium Security Custodial Centre in Benue. The corps, which secured the release of the inmates through the payment of their fines, also offered immediate employment to them. It also donated a cow, bags of rice and salt, gallons of…
17 Aug 2019
The Peace Corps of Nigeria yesterday urged the Federal Government to speed up the process of signing the bill seeking to establish it into law, noting that it will provide jobs for youths and help curtail insecurity in the country.
16 Jun 2018
A member of the proscribed Peace Corps of Nigeria has been arrested in Yenagoa, in connection with robbery and drug peddling.A combined team of the police and officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) made the arrest.
12 Jun 2018
The Federal High Court, Abuja has stopped the trial of the National Commandant, Peace Corps of Nigeria, Mr Dickson Akoh in the case preferred against him by the Nigerian Police Force. The trial judge, Justice John Tsoho stopped the trial on Tuesday, on the grounds that the police failed to unseal the Corporate Head Office…
9 May 2018
National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Dickson Akoh, has urged the Federal High Court, Abuja, to halt his trial.
28 Feb 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has in a letter sent to the House of Representatives rejected the proposed Peace Corps Establishment Bill.
27 Feb 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Peace Corps Bill, citing financial implication and duplication of duties among reasons for his decision. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, read the letter on the floor of the chamber on Tuesday. NAN reports that the Peace Corps Bill had passed first, second…
20 Jan 2018
The Peace Corps of Nigeria, yesterday, asked the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi and other policemen to stop harassing its officers across the state. The Southwest Zonal Commandant, Peace Corps of Nigeria, Mutairu Habib, at a briefing, yesterday, said with the court’s judgement, which ruled against the Police on the harassment of its…
17 Jan 2018
Police authorities yesterday said the order proscribing the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) in the country was still in force. A Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice John Tsoho, had on Monday ordered the Nigerian Police to unseal Peace Corps of Nigeria head office in Jabi, Abuja. He also ordered the police and other security…
16 Jan 2018
Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday ordered the Nigerian Police to immediately unseal the head office of Peace Corps of Nigeria situated within Jabi area of Abuja.
10 Nov 2017
A Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday ordered the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to pay a fine of N12.5 million to officers of the Peace Corps of Nigeria for unlawful arrest and detention in February.