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Police sergeant detained over death of tipper conductor

Anger, grief and confusion raged at the undulating Okwelle Community, in the Onuimo council area of Imo State on Wednesday, when a Police Sergeant, Aba Itam allegedly shot dead a 20-year old tipper conductor, Ifeanyi Okafor.

Police corporal shoots dead colleague in Adamawa

A regular Policeman, Cpl. Bala Adamu, on Tuesday, shot dead a Mobile Policeman, Sgt. Emmanuel Timothy, who was on Special Assignment in Madagali town of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.

Suspected herdsmen kill farmer in Ogun

Suspected herdsmen were alleged to have killed a farmer, Adetona Owolabi, on his farm on Thursday at Afon in Imeko-Afon Local Government area of Ogun State.

Police arrest student over alleged rape of 12-year-old girl in Imo

A secondary school student named Sopuruchukwu Onuoha was on Thursday arrested by the operatives of the Owerri Area Command of the Nigeria Police Force for allegedly raping a girl (names withheld) of 12 years.

Police arrest secondary school student for raping neighbour

A secondary school student, Sopuruchukwu Onuoha, was on Monday arrested by operatives of the Owerri Area Command of the Nigeria Police Force for allegedly raping his neighbour (names withheld).

Police intercept N15m fake drugs in Zaria

The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the interception of fake drugs worth over N15 million in Zaria.

House of Reps recommends immediate redeployment of Kano CP

A House of Representatives panel has recommended the immediate redeployment of the Kano State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Yusuf, for being partisan.

Police arrest man for kidnapping 6-yr-old boy in FCT

The police at Apo Divisional headquarters, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have arrested a 20-year-old man for kidnapping a 6-year-old boy.

Police, NSCDC vow to crack down on perpetrators of female genital mutilation

The police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have vowed to ensure that perpetrators of female genital mutilation in Oyo, Osun and Ekiti States are arrested and prosecuted in order to put an end to the harmful cultural practice.

Ex-PDP chief Haliru Bello’s son allegedly stabbed to death by wife

Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, son of a former PDP chairman, Haliru Bello, was last night allegedly stabbed to the death by his wife, Maryam Sanda.

Eight suspects arrested for raping four female hawkers

The Niger State Child Rights Protection Agency has announced the arrest of eight persons suspected of raping four girls in Minna.

Niger child rights agency threatens to shut Arabic school over alleged child molestation

Niger State Child Rights Protection Agency has threatened to shut an Arabic school in Minna over an allegation that the proprietor beat up and inflicted injuries on a 14-year-old pupil.

Detainees escape with Police rifles from anti-kidnap cell in Abia

The Abia State police command has been outsmarted by several suspects who escaped from police custody and made away with two AK 47 rifles, leaving the police perplexed and frantically searching for the fleeing suspects.

Court remands police officer over escape of suspected ritualist in Rivers

A Port Harcourt Magistrate court in the Rivers State capital has remanded Sergeant JohnBosco Okoroeze in prison custody.


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Federal government rolls out free medical outreach for Niger Delta communities

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South Korea’s ex-president Lee Myung Bak arrested on graft charges

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Federal government rakes in N142.81 billion from oversubscribed bond auctions

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INEC to release fresh timetable for Senator Melaye’s recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will release a fresh timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District.

Suspected Fulani herdsmen allegedly kill four farmers in Delta

At least four farmers who were on fishing expedition have been reportedly shot dead by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Pastor Adeboye condemns herdsmen killings in Benue

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Friday expressed displeasure with the killing of children, women and others by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Benue State and some other parts of the country during a visit to the state.

18-year-old nursing mother drags lover to court for declining marriage

An 18-year-old nursing mother, Maryam Magaji, on Wednesday dragged one Badamasi Salihu, 20, whom she claimed was her lover, to a Sharia Court at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, for refusing to marry her.

Ex-Manchester City defender Aleksander Kolarov to captain Serbia against Nigeria

Former Manchester City defender Aleksander Kolarov will captain the Serbian national team when they file out in an international friendly against Nigeria next Tuesday, according to the coach Mladen Krstajic.