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3 Jun 2018
The Akwa Ibom Police Command has begun a manhunt for the abductors of three female students of Obong University, Obong Ntak, Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of the state. Witnesses said some hoodlums stormed the female hostel of the university in the early hours of Friday and abducted the students. The Police Public Relations Officer in…
2 Jun 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti on Saturday said it had suspended its gubernatorial campaign earlier scheduled to take off on Monday. The suspension came as the police command in the state released the report of Friday’s shooting incident at the APC rally organised to welcome back to the state its flagbearer in the…
1 Jun 2018
Zamfara State Police Command says it has averted an attempt by unknown gunmen to attack Dokolo village in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state on Thursday. The command’s Deputy Commissioner of Police, Administration, Mr Bukar Biu, said at a press briefing on Friday in Gusau that one of the attackers was killed in the…
1 Jun 2018
Justice Chizoba Oji of FCT High Court, Apo, on Friday granted N50million bail to Victor Onofiok, ex-Commissioner of Police, docked on a 21-count charge bordering on fraud to the tune of N1.9billion. Oji also ordered the defendant to provide two sureties with landed property and resident in the FCT. She adjourned the case until Oct.…
31 May 2018
Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has expressed worries over the high level of corruption in the Nigerian Police, asking, “who corrupts the police?” Soyinka spoke yesterday at a colloquium to mark the 60th birthday of Mr. Kunle Ajibade held in Victoria Island, Lagos. He said among those he thought were untouchable were the police until…
31 May 2018
As though to prove the sceptics wrong, the country suffers no deficit of evidence of its descent into anomie. This is underscored by the fact that what seems only plausible in the provenance of macabre fantasy easily becomes reality. It sounds implausible that a country and its leaders would do nothing while citizens are being…
31 May 2018
The efforts of the police to provide security received a boost yesterday when renowned businessman, Aliko Dangote, donated 150 operational vehicles to the Nigerian Police Force. The donation is the largest single donation by any organisation in the country to the police. Dangote, while presenting the vehicles in Abuja, said the gesture was part of…
31 May 2018
A mob yesterday set ablaze a police patrol van in Ikorodu area of Lagos State to protest against the alleged killing of a commercial motorcycle operator at Ipakodo. It was gathered that some policemen attached to Ipakodo Division allegedly chased after the okada rider until he crashed into a gully for refusing to part with…
14 May 2018
The Enugu State Police Command on Monday denied report of alleged bomb explosion at an Enugu church on Sunday. The Command Spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said that there was no bomb blast in any church in the state as being speculated by a local tabloid. “The command wish to make it categorically clear to the…
12 May 2018
The body of a 7-year-old girl who had been reported missing has been found in a rubbish skip, police in the Austrian capital Vienna said Saturday. The gruesome discovery was made on Saturday morning in the Doebling district of the city when municipal refuse workers came to empty the skip. "The little girl was last…
10 May 2018
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police in charge of Training, Emmanuel Inyang, has said police applicants would undergo psychiatric test during their screening to reduce cases of accidental discharge by rank-and-file of the force. The DIG spoke this during his visit to Police College, Ikeja where applicants into the force are being screened. He said…
9 May 2018
The Police Command in Taraba on Wednesday confirmed the death of nine persons in early morning attacks on Tutuwa community in Ussa Local Government Area of Taraba. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP David Misal, told newsmen that a yet-to-be identified armed militia must have carried out the deadly attack. Misal said…


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Thailand's economy grew 2.5 percent in the second quarter as returning foreign tourists failed to offset high inflation and concerns over regional tensions, the country's main economic agency said Monday.
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The Taliban marked the first anniversary of their return to power in Afghanistan with a national holiday Monday, following a turbulent year that saw women's rights crushed and a humanitarian crisis worsen.
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South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said Monday he will offer a wide-ranging aid package to the North in return for denuclearisation, a deal long seen as a non-starter for Pyongyang.
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The Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said that 50 people, including a newborn, were killed in a building collapse due to heavy downpours in different parts of the state.