Monday, 18th October 2021
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28 Mar
The case of Itunu Babalola, a Nigerian jailed in Ivory Coast will initially appear to be a scene out of a movie script by an imaginative writer of fiction but, sadly, it happened to a Nigerian citizen based in Ivory Coast.
28 Oct 2020
Members of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) in Ijegun area of Lagos State have commended residents and youths of the area for stoutly defending the vandalisation and burning of the Isheri-Oshun Police Station last week by some hoodlums.   It was a week of rage and carnage in the state as arsonists unleashed terror…
30 Jul 2020
Three armed robbers yesterday met their waterloo in Okeho, Kajola Local Council of Oyo State. The armed robbers, who attacked one of the new generational banks, were killed by the local hunters while angry mob set three of them ablaze.
6 Apr 2020
The Ogun State police command yesterday disclosed that the death of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Ibara Division was not as a result of the arrest of a masquerade
8 Oct 2019
A deluge of accolades was yesterday showered on the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ogudu Police Station in Lagos State, Mrs. Celestina Kalu, a Superintendent of Police (SP), for her rare act of kindness rendered to a robbery victim. She personally mobilized over N800,000 from friends and colleagues to ensure the victim got urgent medical attention.
28 May 2019
The Senate has approved the sum of 266 million dollar as contained in the 2016 to 2018 External Borrowing Plan of President Muhammadu Buhari for Niger State Development Policy Operation (DPO). This followed recommendation of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts. The loan among other things, is aimed at stimulating internally generated revenue.…
26 Nov 2018
The police in Lagos yesterday said they gunned down a suspected kidnapper and arrested one other during an exchange of gunfire with a syndicate at Agbowa area of Ikorodu, a suburb of Lagos State. The Lagos police spokesman, Chike Oti, confirmed the arrest in a statement. He said the two suspects belong to a kidnapping…
5 Oct 2018
The operatives of the Lagos State police command, led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Pen Cinema Division, Pius Edobor, a Superintendent of Police, have arrested one Emmanuel Nwodu, aged 38, of Fagba, Iju area, who specializes in manufacturing fake beverages and adulterated alcoholic drinks.     The state police spokesman, Chike Oti, who made…
27 Dec 2017
Ogun State Police Command has killed a suspected member of the armed robbery gang that allegedly shot and injured the former Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ogbere Police Division, Mr. Adeyinka Akingbade, the command said in a press release. The gang in September had ambushed and attacked the DPO and his men while attempting to…
21 Dec 2017
A non-governmental organisation called 'Emma Nwaka Foundation (ENF), which was founded by Senator Emma Nwaka, has donated a N6million bungalow it built to the Abia State Police Command to serve as the residence of the Isuikwuato Local Council Divisional Police Officer (DPO). The fenced three-bedroom bungalow located at Amiyi Uhu is equipped with a standby…


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Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked a village market in northwest Nigeria's Sokoto state, killing 43 people, the state government said Monday. Heavily armed gangs known locally as bandits have terrorised northwest and central Nigeria for years, raiding and looting villages, but attacks have become even more violent in recent months. "Forty-three people have…
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The Japanese government has earmarked 260,000 dollars in its bid towards combating piracy and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG).
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Belgian officials announced Monday they had broken up a cocaine smuggling gang, arresting 27 people in a series of raids during which they seized drugs, guns and luxury goods -- including horses.
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday his controversial plans to hold a World Cup every two years will help spread the fund's football generates away from a handful of super clubs.
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A 66-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a charge in relation to the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in a light aircraft crash in 2019, a British court heard on Monday.