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6 Feb 2020
Humanitarian works help to reduce crime, develop communities, says Rotary DG
7 Jan 2020
Embassy of the United States of America (USA) in Nigeria has warned its citizens in the country to be cautious of their movement and take necessary security precautions
1 Nov 2019
A Lagos resident has been arrested by the police for alleged baby theft in Ogun State. A middle-aged woman, Falilat Olatunji, resident of 23, Jawando Street, Ayobo in Ipaja, allegedly sneaked into a woman’s room at Iyana Lajola, Mile Two, Abeokuta and stole her four-month-old son who was sleeping.
27 Oct 2019
Three suspects arrested in Britain over the deaths of 39 people found in a refrigerated truck have been released on bail, police said Sunday. They are a man and woman, both 38, from Warrington in northwest England, and a 46-year-old Northern Irish man who had been held at London's Stansted Airport.
8 Oct 2019
Impactful empowerment schemes that are tailored for youths especially sport, will help reduce anti-social vices, a group of sport enthusiasts has said. Speaking at Power Forward Basketball Championship, which brought together teenagers from across schools in Abuja
13 Jul 2019
As the Federal Government aims to curb all kinds of criminal activities that have bogged down Nigeria’s development and also projects her before the comity of nations as endemically insecure, rape is one crime that should get its serious attention.
29 Apr 2019
For Nigerian settlements to become growth activators, there is the need to criminalise non-implementation of approved and operative physical development plans. This was the submission of the Managing Director, MOA Planners Limited, Moses Ogunleye at the 8th annual lecture of the College of Environmental Sciences, Bells University of Technology, Ota. He said, the authorities must…
21 Feb 2019
Rio de Janeiro's favelas are known for high crime. But in one of the city's poor neighborhoods, rights groups say residents face a new threat: police snipers. According to an investigation by human rights organizations, at least five people were shot dead between October and January from a police tower in the northern Manguinhos favela.…
19 Feb 2019
Plans are underway by the Rivers State University to set up a fashion village in collaboration with Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre Limited. The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Blessing Didia, said the centre is intended to train youths in the state on fashion skills to mass produce cover all, uniforms for schools and industries,…
8 Dec 2018
In a renewed effort to curtail criminal activities and minimise gridlock, the Lagos State Police Command has deployed additional five hundred policemen to various routes on the Lagos Island with special focus on Apogbon, TBS, Eko Hotels and environs. The Command, in a statement signed yesterday by its Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, said…
6 Aug 2018
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four persons for allegedly attempting to assasinate a 60-year-old woman, Gladys Osaigbovo. The suspects have allegedly confessed that they were contracted to kill the woman by her younger sister who is based in London. They also confessed that they were given part-payment of N500,000, leaving a balance of…
19 Jan 2018
Unions representing staff on the Paris metro staged strikes on Friday to denounce rising crime linked to crack and heroin use on the network. The CGT and SUD unions called for the walkout to protest the increasing presence of drug addicts at stations on the northern end of the lines 4 and 12. Some conductors…


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Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha, has pulled out of the People's Democratic Party (PDP)’s governorship primary in Imo State.
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The Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court sitting at Bolade, Oshodi, has sentenced a fake Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officer, Omotutu Bamidele, to a two-year jail term for impersonation and extortion.
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Music personalities, D’banj and Simi and creative industries expert, Obi Asika have returned as judges for this year’s Nigerian Idol. Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa also returned as host for the music show
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has reiterated its commitment to partnering with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), in fighting crime in the state.
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Those rescued include eleven (11) male victims and two (2) females who were reportedly kidnapped at a Hotel in Eleite Area along Ajaokuta road on March 25.