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9 Mar
The federal legislature recently tagged along with the executive to reject a bill proposing state police in the ongoing constitution amendment.
15 Feb
The reported recent engagement between the lithe governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and a detachment of armed police officers from Abuja at the now controversial Magodo GRA ll Estate...
8 Feb
Two recent incidents and the divergent commentaries they elicited have once again rekindled public discussion on federalism and state police.
23 Aug 2021
Who will stop the madness on the Plateau?” That was the title of my opinion essay as published in different newspapers precisely back on September 11, 2011.
5 Jul 2021
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has urged National and State Assembly members to join the call for state police irrespective of their political affiliations.
28 Jun 2021
Conference of Speakers of state Houses of Assembly, at the weekend, lamented the current insecurity in Nigeria, noting that the establishment of state and community police will save the country from banditry.
7 Jun 2021
Sen. Istifaus Gyang (PDP-Plateau) says the creation of state police will help to address myriad of security challenges facing the country.
7 Jun 2021
Founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Tanko Yakasai, has warned advocates of state police to be wary of plunging the country into more dangerous security problem.
17 May 2021
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has canvassed decentralisation of the nation’s security architecture and the creation of state police to enable states to tackle their peculiar challenges.
25 Apr 2021
Ade Adeogun is a member of the House of Representatives representing Akoko South East/West federal constituency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...
21 Apr 2021
The Town Hall Meeting on National Security organised by the Federal Government has recommended that state police should be supported by the National Assembly as well as the House of Assembly in states.
2 Mar 2021
The Director-General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Dr. Salihu Lukman, has proposed state police as the only panacea to kidnappings and other forms of banditry in the country.

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