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17 Feb 2019
A fire tore through a slum in southern Bangladesh on Sunday killing at least 9 people and destroying hundreds of shanty homes, police said. The blaze broke out in the port city of Chittagong at about 3.30am and raced through the district of bamboo, tin and tarpaulin homes, said local police chief Pranab Chowdhury. "At…
16 Feb 2019
To ensure the provision of adequate security during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Imo State today, the state Police Command has deployed over 10,000 personnel, in addition to monitors dispatched from the Force headquarters in Abuja. Speaking yesterday during a radio programme on an Owerri -based station, its Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ikeokwu…
16 Feb 2019
The atmosphere in Ekiti State was peaceful ahead of today’s presidential and National Assembly elections, as the police authorities deployed three commissioners to assist the state’s police boss, Mr. Asuquo Amba, to monitor the polls. Except for operators of commercial buses that besieged the premises of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to secure contract…
16 Feb 2019
The joy of every man is to hear that good news of becoming a first-time father, but that was not the case for 42-year-old Bukola Agbelese , who witnessed a life-changing incident that has kept him bedridden for over 12 years. On that fateful day, his wife delivered a baby girl and he had barely…
13 Feb 2019
The Delta State Police Command has arrested no fewer than six suspects over the killing of five persons on Sunday night in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area. The six persons, including a woman and four men, were shot in an apartment by unknown gunmen allegedly on a reprisal mission for the killing of two persons…
11 Feb 2019
Ahead of the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Police Command, Plateau says it has deployed 5, 000 personnel to ensure law and order during the two elections. Mr Isaac Akinmoyede, Commissioner of Police in the state made the disclosure during news briefing in Jos on Monday. Akinmoyede said the personnel would be deployed…
7 Feb 2019
After the police received a report of violence and disruption of political activities within Elena community of Ogun State, which consequently led to breakdown of law and order in the state, the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2 Command, AIG Lawal Shehu, yesterday held an emergency meeting of political stakeholders in…
4 Feb 2019
Being a woman in a patriarchal society like ours is a tall order let alone being a widow. Knowledge monopolists owe us an explanation as to why this is. Whenever the cold hands of death snatch away the family bread winner, immeasurable consequences, untold hardship, misery and frustration set in to buffet the bereaved family.…
3 Feb 2019
SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, the Police Public Relations Officer, Abia command has confirmed the burning down of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Isiala-Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia. Ogbonna confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Aba on Sunday, adding that the fire occurred on Saturday night. He…
28 Jan 2019
The Edo State police command says a police orderly attached to Eric Osayande, Chairman of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state, has been killed by unknown gunmen. It was gathered that the police officer who is a Sergeant was killed alongside two of his cult members at the weekend in Benin City during a fight…
26 Jan 2019
The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has not been disbanded, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of the unit, Abba Kyari, has said. Kyari told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that the clarification became necessary in view of IRT’s reported disbandment in the social media. He said…
25 Jan 2019
The crisis plaguing the Imo chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has worsened with the State Working Committee (SWC) yesterday expelling the governorship candidate, Hope Uzodinma, for alleged anti-party activities.

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Edo Police Command on Monday arrested 4 suspects in connection with the death of a man suspected to have been killed by a mob in Benin.