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Police kill five suspected robbers in Delta, Akwa Ibom

Two suspected members of a three-man robbery gang were, yesterday, killed by a combined team of soldiers and policemen drafted from the Ughelli ‘A’ Division, during a failed robbery operation at Daniel Umukoro Street, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

Police arrest armed robbery suspect, recover gun, ammunition in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State says it has arrested an armed robbery suspect and a cult member identified as Edwin Egwuatu of Uwenuakpa-Adani community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state.

Man allegedly beat police wife to death in Lagos

A patent medicine dealer, in Lagos State, Uche Madumere, has allegedly beaten his 35-year-old wife, a police Sergeant, Mariam Sule, to death because of another woman.

Police rescues kidnapped female doctor in Cross River

Dr. Emem Moses Udoh of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, UCTH, Calabar who was kidnapped four days (Tuesday) ago has regained her freedom.

Bishop Kukah’s brother regains freedom

His Royal Highness Yohanna Kukah, younger brother to Bishop Hassan Kukah and paramount ruler of Ikulu Kingdom, has been freed by his abductors.

Police in Enugu to honour 15 athletes

No fewer than 15 athletes of the Nigeria Police are to be honoured for exemplary conduct by Enugu State Police Command.

Gunmen kidnap hotel director, guest in Ondo

Two persons were, on Saturday evening, kidnapped in Supare-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Suspected Rivers militant leader kidnapper Don Wani killed

The notorious kidnapper, Mr. Don Wani, who masterminded the killing of 23 persons in Omoku in Rivers state, has been killed.

Sharia court judge abducted in Niger

A Sharia court judge, Abubakar Jibrin, has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Jermiya village, Rafi local government area of Niger State.

Police confirm footballer’s death during soccer fracas in Ebonyi

The Police command in Ebonyi on Friday confirmed the death of a footballer during a football match in Ikwo Local Government Area of the state.

Three feared dead in Benue protest

At least three youths and students were Wednesday allegedly killed while protest against the recent invasion of Benue communities by suspected herdsmen that led to the death of over 50 persons in Logo and Guma local government areas of the state.

Yultide: FRSC records six auto crashes in Sokoto

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has recorded six road accidents that involved seven vehicles and 62 people during Christmas and new year celebrations in Sokoto state.

Police begin manhunt for driver who killed Ibadan journalist

The Oyo State Police Command said a manhunt has begun for the alleged drunk driver who killed Olufemi Oluwajobi, a presenter with Fresh FM radio station in Ibadan, on New Year’s eve.

Octogenarian kidnapped for the second time in Benue

The Benue state Police Command, on Tuesday, confirmed the kidnap of an octogenarian and father of business mogul in Benue State, Pa Atser Kyausu.


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The Ondo State government, yesterday, said it would not prohibit cattle rearing in the state but said plans are underway to regulate the activities of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle to ensure peaceful co-existence of farmers and the herdsmen in the state.

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Governor Lalong donates N5million to Plateau United, Flamingoes

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Sol Campbell reveals plan to get into management

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Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa not going to Turkey – agent

Nigeria and Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa’s agent has rubbished claims that the Super Eagles international is heading to Turkey.