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22 Oct 2018
Men of Ogun State police command have arrested a 23-year-old Taiwo Olatokunbo for the gruesome murder of a man simply identified as Christian over a N200 bottle of beer in Ijebu-Ode area of the state. According to a statement signed by the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, the incident happened on Saturday…
22 Oct 2018
The Abia State police command said it has commenced investigation into the death of the pastor of a new generation church called Winds of Glory, located at Ohokobe, a village near Umuahia, the state capital. The decomposing body of the pastor, whose name was given as Blessing Kelechi and two others whose names were given…
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…

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The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Thursday disclosed that 300 corporate exhibitors would be participating in the 17th Abuja International Trade Fair (AITF). Director-General, ACCI, Victoria Akai, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the event is expected to be declared open by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. The 17th AITF is scheduled…