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15 Dec 2017
Kebbi State Police Command has arrested suspected kidnappers and rescued two of their victims. Parading the suspects before newsmen at the Command’s headquarters in Birnin Kebbi, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Mustapha Suleiman, said the command swung into action after receiving a report from the victim’s father that Ekene Christopher, 10 and Chizara Nwori,…
12 Dec 2017
As the call for the abolition of Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) heightens, a lawyer, Fredrick Egbe of Asifo Egbe, Egbe & Co, and his mother, Alero Rita, have accused some police officers and Divisional Police Officer (DPO) attached to the ‘A’ Division, Warri, Delta State Police Command of circumventing justice in a case of…
5 Dec 2017
Two days after the deadly clashes in three Adamawa communities of Lawaru, Dong and Kiken, residents and the police yesterday continued to trade blame over the poor handling of security in the area. An official of Numan Local Council Area accused the police of failing to act during the attacks, which occurred on December 4.…
4 Dec 2017
The Police Command in Bayelsa says it has arrested three suspects linked to Dec. 2 assassination of a prominent cattle dealer, Alhaji Jibril Abdulkarim and three others. The Police Commissioner in the state Mr Asuquo Amba made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenogoa on Monday. Amba said…
4 Dec 2017
The Bayelsa Government has called on the Police and other security agencies to apprehend the killers of a prominent cattle dealer, Alhaji Jibril Abdulkarim, and three of his aides. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the cattle dealer and three of his aides were shot dead at his private abattoir in Yenagoa on…
4 Dec 2017
The Police Command in Osun on Monday said it had arrested one Joseph Mark, a 25-year-old undergraduate of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo, who beheaded his mother on Sunday. The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Folashade Odoro, told newsmen in Osogbo that the incident happened at about 6:30 am, at No 25, Zone…
1 Dec 2017
The Nigerian Navy on Friday said it had arrested a 27- year-old man, Yohanna Ahmadu, for allegedly attempting to defraud one Adamu Ibrahim, during the last naval recruitment exercise. The suspect, according to the statement issued by the Director, Naval Information, Navy Capt. Suleiman Dahun, said the suspect allegedly defrauded his victim of N50, 000…
25 Mar 2017
Police in Kogi yesterday paraded 20 suspects for criminal conspiracy, armed robbery and kidnapping, unlawful possession of firearms and culpable homicide.Exhibit recovered included four AK47; four pump action, two pistols and 200 live ammunitions, one dane gun and two double barrels.
9 Sep 2016
A magistrate’s court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday, arraigned three persons over their alleged involvement in the death of 10 people including nine police officers.
9 Sep 2016
The Nigeria Police Force, Kwara State command has read the riot acts to all would be law breakers, miscreants and the likes to shun unruly acts during eid-el Kabir celebration in the state or face severe penalty.
8 Sep 2016
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed the governorship election in Edo State earlier scheduled for September 10th to Wednesday, September 28th siting security concerns
25 Aug 2016
The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), which last Thursday declared a seven-day mid-semester break for the Second Semester of 2015/2016 academic session, says it has taken steps to protect the lives and property of members of staff and students. Particularly, the school says it is partnering the state police command as well as the…


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Benin forces have clashed with gunmen near the country's northern border with Burkina Faso leaving four attackers dead, the army said. It did not identify a specific group, but Gulf of Guinea states Benin, Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast are facing a growing threat from Sahel jihadists over their northern borders. The army said a…
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The Police in Borno have arrested a female teacher simply identified as Aunty Zara for allegedly sexually assaulting a four-year-old pupil in Maiduguri.
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Australia won a World Cup game for only the third time in their history with a dogged 1-0 victory over Tunisia on Saturday to revive their last-16 hopes.
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Eden Hazard admitted Saturday that Belgium's best chance to win the World Cup had come and gone but said they still have the quality and experience to lift the trophy in Qatar. Belgium, who finished third at the tournament in Russia in 2018, are still ranked second in the world but many of the much-vaunted…
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US authorities announced a ban Friday on the import or sale of communications equipment deemed "an unacceptable risk to national security" -- including gear from Chinese giants Huawei Technologies and ZTE. Both firms have been on a roster of companies listed as a threat by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the new rules bar…