Thursday, 23rd May 2024

police officer

14 May
A 30-year-old woman, Comfort Yughemba, was, on Tuesday, remanded by a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for allegedly resisting arrest, assaulting a police officer, robbery, raising false alarm and inciting breach of public peace. The Magistrate, Christy Ikpe, who did not take the defendant’s plea for want of jurisdiction, adjourned the case till June 19 for further…
21 Mar
Nigerian Army troops, with the assistance of local vigilantes, have eliminated a “dangerous terrorist” masquerading as a police officer in Sokoto. Army spokesperson, Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed in a statement on Thursday that the imposter was neutralised in a sting operation on Wednesday, March 20th. Nwachukwu also stated that the “dangerous terrorist” used his disguise to…
25 Nov 2023
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is serving a 22.5-year sentence for the murder of George Floyd, was stabbed in prison on Friday, according to reports. The Associated Press reports that Chauvin was stabbed by another inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Tucson, Arizona, around 12:30 p.m. He was seriously injured in the…


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Enugu State Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate in the 2023 general elections, Chijioke Edeoga, has described the gale of demolitions recently carried out by the state government in parts of the state as scary and unconstitutional.
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The family of a 67-year-old visually impaired man, Anibeze Nnadi, and the traditional ruler of Ihekwuenu autonomous community in Aku, Igbo-Etiti Local Council of Enugu State, Igwe Christopher Okwor, are at daggers drawn over allegations of attack
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ActionAid Nigeria has warned that the Tuesday increase in the monetary policy rate by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would lead to higher borrowing costs for businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and stifle economic growth.
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Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has restrained commercial banks in Nigeria from releasing any money or asset due to Capital Trust Investments and Asset Management Limited and its alter ego, Seyi Oke, from any account.
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Many reasons can be adduced for the non-ranking of Nigerian universities among the top 500 institutions in the world in the recently released 2024 Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THEWUR).
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Federal Government has disclosed plans to waive import duties on vehicles with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as well as CNG kits to encourage making existing vehicles CNG-complaint.
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Independent National Electoral Commission, yesterday, came hard on States Independent Electoral Commission (SIECs), describing local council elections, conducted in virtually all the states of the federation, as mere coronation of candidates of the ruling parties.
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National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has received 25,319 cases of human rights violations in Bauchi State. Coordinator of NHRC in the state, Mrs Yatchi Dala, revealed this yesterday while presenting a paper at a workshop organised
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Nigeria has generated $15.2 million from the exportation of gemstones and emerged as the 30th largest exporter worldwide. This is a significant achievement for the country’s extractive industry.