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Gunmen abduct Reps member’s children, kill three villagers

Police in Zamfara have confirmed the abduction of two children of Yahaya Chado, the member representing Maradun/Bakura Federal Constituency.

Woman allegedly abandons newborn near football pitch in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa have arrested a 25-year-old woman who reportedly dumped her newborn baby girl in Guri Local Government Area of the state.

Falae’s farm attack: We are yet to arrest suspect – Police

The Ondo State Police Command on Monday said it has not arrested the herdsmen who allegedly burnt down the farm of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, at Ilado Village in Akure North Local Government Area of the state.

120-year-old man in court over alleged N.4m fraud

The Osun State Police Command has arraigned a 120-year-old man, Pa Busari Oyewumi, for allegedly defrauding one Wasiu Adebisi of N400,000.

Trader docked over alleged theft of items worth N59,300

The Police on Monday arraigned a 32-year-old trader, Odetola Christopher, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for the alleged housebreaking and stealing a cell phone and other items worth N59,300.

Tricycle rider docked for alleged possession of local gun

The Police on Monday charged a 27-year-old tricycle rider, Abiodun Olorunkemi before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’s Court, Ibadan, for alleged possession of a locally made gun.

Malaysia arrests two men linked to Islamic State

Malaysia has arrested two men believed to have links with militant group Islamic State, including one who allegedly walked around its capital armed with a knife aiming to kill Buddhist monks, police said on Monday.

Shoot me if I become a dictator – Rodrigo Duterte tells troops

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines on Monday instructed the army and police to shoot him if he became a dictator and stayed on beyond his term, a scenario his foes are warning against, amid moves by his loyalists to change the constitution.

Woman arrested for allegedly killing own baby in Jigawa

Police in Jigawa have arrested a married woman who allegedly killed a baby girl she got out of wedlock in the state.

Bahrain arrests 47, charges 290 Shias in crackdown on protestors

Authorities have cracked down hard on dissent since mass street protests in 2011 which demanded an elected prime minister and constitutional monarchy in the Sunni-ruled, Shia majority kingdom.

Police arrest three suspected armed robbers in Ogun

Three persons suspected to be part an armed robbery gang that have been terrorising Ogijo and its environs, have been nabbed by men of the Ogun State police command.

Punish trigger-happy officers – Lagos CP tells Customs

Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Imohimi Edgal, weekend, urged the leadership of the Nigeria Customs to take stringent measures against any trigger happy officer found culpable in the death of any civilian, with a view to serving as deterrent to others.

Police confirm burning of ex-SGF Olu Falae’s farm

The Police in Ondo State have said efforts were underway to arrest those who attacked and razed the farm of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, on Sunday.

Suspected herdsmen allegedly kill local hunter in Plateau

The tension in Plateau State over alleged theft of cows thickened on Saturday with the killing of a local hunter identified as Daniel Wallam in Maijankhai village, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area.

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Gunmen abduct Reps member’s children, kill three villagers

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