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21 Jul 2018
In what might have deteriorated into total chaos and mayhem if not for the timely intervention of the police, arrests have been made of the leaders of the Eiye and Aiye confraternities that declared war on each other, almost turning Ilasa into a battle zone. According to residents, trouble allegedly started when a yet-to-be-identified Aiye…
21 Jul 2018
The Ekiti State Police Command yesterday said it has arrested 27 persons for electoral related offences in the July 14 governorship election in the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Bello Ahmed, said culprits were arrested a day to the election and on the day of the election. According to the Police Public Relations Officer…
18 Jul 2018
Police officers attached to the convoy of Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo yesterday attacked and beat up three customs officials in Katsina State.
18 Jul 2018
The police command in Osun State yesterday arrested one Sifau Michael, 40, for allegedly killing his mother, Awulatu Sifau, 65, with a machete in Ogunjija village. According to a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the command, Mrs. Folashade Odoro, the incident was reported to the police by one Segun Atanda at about 2:30p.m.…
14 Jul 2018
The police in Lagos on Saturday said they had arrested a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and two others over alleged unlawful possession of firearms. The spokesman of the command, CSP Chike Oti, said that the suspects were undergoing interrogations. “The first and second suspect, Wale Oye (37) and Ganiyu Ajiboluwa (47),…
14 Jul 2018
The Police in Taraba on Saturday said it had arrested four persons in connection with the recent killings in Lau Local Government Area of the state. The Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP David Misal, who disclosed this in a statement in Jalingo, confirmed the killing of 17 persons in the attack and several…
7 Jul 2018
The Zamfara Police Command, has confirmed that unidentified gunmen killed Alhaji Ibrahim Madawaki, the District Head of Kucheri in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Muhammad Shehu, made the confirmation in a statement in Gusau on Saturday. Shehu said some unidentified gunmen invaded Kucheri town at about…
6 Jul 2018
The anti-kidnapping unit of the Lagos State police command in Panti has made a breakthrough into the abduction of a four-year old girl, Goodness ldzanaka Chukwu, from Latter Rain Church in Ogba, Lagos. A suspected ringleader, Christopher Njoku, has been arrested. He has since been taken before Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye of Yaba Magistrate Court…
21 Jun 2018
A human rights activist and member of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Comrade Christian Njoku, has been allegedly shot and killed by policemen attached to the Ekpan police division in Delta State. According to the Delta State police spokesman, Andrew Aniamaka, the deceased was a member of a four-man robbery gang…
21 Jun 2018
There was pandemonium in Kaduna yesterday following a clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, and police during a protest against the continued detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Two policemen and some Shiites were seriously injured during the clash in the heart of the metropolis. Members…
16 Jun 2018
Some youths in Port Harcourt, Rivers, took to football on Saturday in defiance to Police order on such activities due to local government polls holding on the day across the state. The youths, most of who are above 18 years, converted some major streets in the city into football pitches, and engaged in the game…
15 Jun 2018
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Ekiti State command, Bello Ahmed, has deployed security personnel to all Muslim praying grounds across the state to forestall any breakdown of law and order. In a statement yesterday in Ado-Ekiti, Ahmed disclosed that the command would engage good security architecture to prevent violence prior to the electioneering campaigns in…

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The Adamawa Judicial Service Commission has announced the dismissal of 11 personnel, demoted a Magistrate and 20 other workers. This is contained in a statement by Hindatu Lamorde, the Commission’s Secretary, on Saturday in Yola. She said the Magistrate was demoted to the pisition of Registrar for involving in corrupt practices. Lamorde said that 20…