Peace Corps urges FG to expedite action on bill
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.
Peace Corps member arrested for robbery, drug peddling in Bayelsa
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.
Court stops Peace Corps trial over disobedience of orders
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…
Peace Corps boss, Akoh asks court to halt his trial
National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Dickson Akoh, has urged the Federal High Court, Abuja, to halt his trial.
Buhari rejects Peace Corps bill over security concerns, financial constraints
President Muhammadu Buhari has in a letter sent to the House of Representatives rejected the proposed Peace Corps Establishment Bill.
Buhari refuses to sign Peace Corps bill
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…
Stop harassing our men, Peace Corps commandant tells Lagos CP
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…
Proscription order on peace corps still in force, police insist
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…
Court orders police to pay Peace Corps officers N12.5m over unlawful arrest
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.
Ogun Peace Corps urge Buhari to sign bill into law
The Ogun State Command of Peace Corps of Nigeria yesterday appealed to President Buhari to urgently give assent to the Bill empowering the Corps.