Community Policing: Delta Ready with 378 Special Constabularies

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government on Wednesday presented 378 Special Constabularies who recently graduated from training to the people of the state as part of efforts towards establishing community policing in the state. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa made the presentation at the Community Policing Sensitisation Awareness Campaign held at the Events Centre Asaba. He said that with the overwhelming increase in crime rate, the approach to community policing has become inevitable. Represented by Secretary to the State Government, Chiedu Ebie, Governor Okowa urged the Special Constabularies to see their engagement as a clarion…

NAF Conducts Search and Rescue Training For Personnel on Kaduna-Abuja Expressway

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today, Saturday January 2, 2021conducted a special search and rescue training for some of its personnel, to deepen their competence during combat operations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the training exercise code named “Taimako Yazo” was conducted on the Kaduna-Abuja expressway. The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, in his address, said personnel readiness was key to the success of any military operations. Abubakar recalled that in 2019 the NAF had conducted several counter-terrorism exercises in Kaduna, Kano,…

Nigeria Needs God’s Help To Reverse Nation’s Challenges – Okowa

EFFURUN/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged Nigerians to beseech God in prayers for Him to reverse the negative conditions in the country that had retarded its socio-economic and infrastructural development. The governor made the call on Sunday at the dedication of Practical Grace of God’s Mission International Church’s new Temple, Effurun, near Warri. He said that evil was on the increase in the society because hearts of many people were not dwelling places for God, and charged those who believe in God to turn their hearts away…

Delta CP, Hafiz Inuwa Elevated To AIG

By Patrick Ochei ASABA/Nigeria: The Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, Mr. Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa has been elevated to the position of Assistant Inspector General of Police. Anioma Trust was privy to this information from an insider source. The CP according to random opinions from security observers, has done marvelously well as the Chief Security Officer of the Police hierarchy in the State, having brought far reaching innovations into policing. As soon as he was deployed to Delta, he quickly swung into action, paying courtesy visits to stakeholders and brainstorming…

SARS DEATH ALERT: The Re-Arrest of Prince Makolomi Gross Violation Of Rule Of Law – Says Counsel

ByASABA/Nigeria: The legal counsel to Prince Nicholas Makolomi, the Ughelli chap who made the alleged video of SARS shooting a boy which allegedly led to the #EndSARS protest across the country, Barr. Ekenemolise Emwanta Osifo of Obiora Law Firm, Asaba, has stated that the rearrest of his client despite the Federal High Court ruling against his initial arrest and detention was a gross violation of the rule of law and show of utter disregard for the courts and the judiciary by the Police. Osifo stated this Monday, December 14, 2020,…

Ban On Fireworks Still In Force In Delta, Warns CP Lnuwa

ASABA/Nigeria: The ban on fireworks this Yuletide still remains in force, Delta Commissioner of Police, Hafiz lnuwa has warned. Consequently, CP lnuwa has vowed to invoke all extant laws with regards to the ban on fireworks. In a statement signed on behalf of the Delta CP by the commands Police Public Relations Officer,(PPRO), DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, parents and guardians should warn their wards to desist from such acts while those engaged in retailing fireworks should desist forthwith , as they are not exempt from the extant laws against use of…

SECURITY THREATS: “Operation Delta Hawk” Kicks Off in Delta

ASABA/Nigeria: Operation Delta Hawk, a new security outfit floated by the Delta State Government to enhance security of lives and property in the state has been inaugurated by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa with a call on residents of the state to assist in tracking down criminals and their cohorts. Inaugurating the new security outfit at its official headquarters in Asaba, Governor Okowa said that “Operation Delta Hawk” was a proactive step towards checkmating insecurity in all parts of the state headlong, stressing that the challenge of insecurity was already taking alarming…

Nigeria Police Embark On Assessment Tour Of Wounded Personnel, Damage Facilities

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The Chairman of the Nigerian Police Committee of inquiry on the level damage on police facilities and casualties, CP Abutu Yaro says the Nigerian Police force will never turn its back on her officers. Mr. Abutu Yaro made the assertion at Uweifo Orthopaedic and Nursing Home, Ewuru in Ika South Local Government Area when his committee visited a police officer, Patrick Okwuone, who was allegedly shot on the leg by some hoodlums during the ENDSARS protest at Ughelli. He said that the committee embarked on the visits on the…

ALLEGED SARS SHOOTING: AIG Meets Ughelli Monarch, Says Visit To Douse Tension

UGHELLI/Nigeria: Following the Viral video of alleged SARS Shooting of a young man in Ughelli, the headquarters of Ughelli North Local Government Area, the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 5, AIG, Sholla David, FDC, PSC (+), today 5/10/2020 paid a courtesy visit to the Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Dr Wilson Oharisi 111, JP. Speaking to the Ughelli Monarch and his palace chiefs, the AIG zone 5, said the visit was to see the victim of the incident on the viral video and to ensure that peace…

Delta Govt Committed to Securing Lives of Citizens — Aniagwu

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government on Monday restated its commitment to the security of lives and property of citizens in the state. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, gave the affirmation at a news conference in Asaba. He said the state government had a healthy working relationship with security agencies operating in the state and urged residents to cultivate such relationship with the agencies as it would engender mutual respect on both sides, especially while the law-enforcement agents would be carrying out lawful duties. On allegation of extortion of tricycle operators…