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19 Oct 2018
Retired police personnel in Cross River State have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over the non-payment of their pension, 11 years after retirement. They flayed alleged fraudulent activities of the police pension administrators in the payment of retirement benefits, especially to those who retired from service from 2017. “After 35 years of meritorious service to our…
19 Oct 2018
Some church leaders in Abuja have berated the Nigerian security forces for their partisan posture and dastardly behaviour during elections, saying they are the biggest threat to the nation’s democracy. The clerics numbering about 150 made the assertion yesterday at a one-day training programme for Christian leaders on credible elections in the country. They specifically…
19 Oct 2018
Again, gunmen suspected to be local militias struck at Zaki Biam in Ukum Local Council of Benue State at 10 am yesterday killing four persons and a police officer. The Guardian learnt that the gunmen in their numbers invaded Tse-Ujondo, Tse Uvia and Zaki-Biam Mechanic Village shooting sporadically and killing the victims. It was gathered…
19 Oct 2018
A 35-yeal-old man, Ayegunle Adekunle, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State police command for forcefully having carnal knowledge of a three-year-old girl (name withheld). The suspect, said to be a co-tenant of the victim’s parents at No. 29 Ore Meji Street, Oriokuta, Ota, was arrested following a complaint by the victim’s mother…
16 Oct 2018
The unending and ongoing cult war in Yenagoa metropolis and its environs in Bayelsa State, on Sunday, claimed one policeman (name withheld) and three civilians. The killings took place in two separate incidents. While the policeman, said to be of the Police Mobile Force, was killed in Yenagoa, the three civilians were killed in Otuesiga…
14 Oct 2018
A dispute between members of two families at a toddler's first birthday party in Texas erupted into gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth wounded, police confirmed Sunday. The fight broke out Saturday evening in a house in the small town of Taft, on the Gulf Coast near the city of Corpus Christi, said…
9 Oct 2018
The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday said its had arrested a masquerader and one of his followers for allegedly stabbing to death a 30-year-old man who refused to give them money. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Olugbenga Adeyanju, told newsmen that the masquerader, Olu Olowokere and his 75 year-old follower, Adaramola…
6 Oct 2018
Some security personnel on Saturday bared journalists from covering the APC senatorial primary election in Zaria, Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the team of journalists who converged on the venue of the primary election were completely denied access by the security personnel. The journalists used all persuasive means to get…
6 Oct 2018
"It's risky to walk in Mile-16. If the police find you there, they'll shoot you," says a bus driver nervously in the capital of Cameroon's southwest ahead of polls on Sunday. In Mile-16, an Anglophone separatist stronghold located on the outskirts of the town, heavily-armed police man checkpoints, closely inspecting all inbound and outbound traffic.…
5 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Police Force on Friday allegedly harassed members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during their protest against the just concluded Osun state governorship election. The protest was led by leaders of the PDP including the president of the Nigerian Senate Bukola, Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal, senators Ben Murray-Bruce and Dino Melaye…
3 Oct 2018
A syndicate that specialises in stealing and selling children has been uncovered by the police in Lagos State. Three suspected members of the gang identified as Joy Okoye, 28; Uju Obieze, 40; and Ifeyinwa Ezene, 46, were arrested in Lagos, Delta and Anambra states respectively, while their victim, a two-year-old baby was recovered at Enugu…
1 Oct 2018
The police in Rivers State have arrested 15 suspects over alleged involvement in child trafficking. The Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, disclosed that the intelligence unit of the command, acting on a tip off, stormed four baby factories in the state and arrested the operators, including 12 pregnant young girls. Ahmed said one of the…

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Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Enugu chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has assured of its readiness to bring disruptive change to governance in the state. This was disclosed on Saturday after the party's ward-level consultative meetings were held simultaneously across the 260 wards. Speaking to newsmen after a tour of…
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Police in Ogun have arrested an 84-year-old man, Stephen Jack for having unlawful carnal knowledge of an eight-year-old girl.
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The Lagos State High Court has declared that it is unconstitutional for Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) to impose fines on motorists suspected to have committed traffic offenses without a court order. The judge Justice Olalekan Oresanya made the declaration while delivering judgment in a suit filed by a motorist, Lawal Aliyu against LASTMA,…