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Jubilation as soldiers arrest ‘kidnappers’ in Ondo

A seven-man kidnapping gang that have been terrorising residents of Ajowa, Akunnu and Auga in Akoko area of Ondo state were at the weekend arrested through combined efforts of soldiers, Police and Department of State Service (DSS) at Ajowa in Akoko Northwest local government area.

Police confirm killing of wanted kidnapper ‘Lucifer’ in Rivers

A notorious kidnapper, Ekweme Brown, popularly known as Lucifer, has been shot dead by policemen in Rivers, an official said.

Police: Eight women found dead in Rivers hotels

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed that eight female have so far been killed by suspected serial killers in different hotels in Port Harcourt and environs in the last two months.

Police confirm death of ACP in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto State has confirmed the sudden death of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Sulaiman Zubairu on Sunday.

Police search for kidnapped nursing mother, five children in Rivers

Anti-kidnapping unit, all the tactical units and ‘A’ grade detectives of the Rivers Police Command have been mobilized to comb the forests and bushes to rescue a nursing mother with six months old baby and four other children abducted by unknown gunmen on the night of last Wednesday at Igwuruta, in Ikwerre Local Government of the State.

Police arrest two Chinese for operating ‘illegal, toxic’ e-waste factory

Two Chinese men Lin Piehao, 22, and Li Ruoneng, 27, have been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly operating an illegal e-waste factory said to be emitting toxic waste in the community.
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#RevolutionNow protest fails to hold in Ondo

The nationwide peaceful protests slated for Monday failed in Ondo State as business and social activities were at highest ebb throughout.
Bala Mohammed

Bauchi governor inaugurates recovery panel, laments recklessness of government officials

Bauchi State Governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, has inaugurated a 17-member Asset and Funds Recovery Committee charged with the responsibility of recovering every asset and money misappropriated by government officials who served between May 2007 and May 2019.

2015 election: Dele Belgore tells court how N450 million was shared

Mr Dele Belgore (SAN), who is being prosecuted for allegedly laundering N450m in the build-up to the 2015 General Election, has told the Federal High Court in Lagos how he distributed part of the money to the police, army, Department of State Services and others.

SARS: Rivers PDP agent was a cultist, murdered by his friends not police

The Rivers State Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Akin Fakorede, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), has maintained that policemen did not kill an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, during the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state as alleged.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Reps speakership: Femi Gbajabiamila, Idris Wase join forces

The campaign organisations of the House of Representatives Leader Femi Gbajabiamila and Mohammed Idris Wase collapsed into one last night.

Speakership: 178 new Rep members endorse Femi Gbajabiamila

178 new members-elect on Thursday declares support for Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamilla, to emerge speaker of the 9th Assembly.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu warns PMF Commanders against illegal guard duty

The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned Police Mobile Force (PMF) Squadron Commanders against illegal posting of personnel for body guard duties.
In order to checkmate activities of criminals in the state and their sponsors, Edo State Police Command on Thursday launched a security action plan, code-named Operation Puff Adder.

Police launch Operation Puff Adder in Edo

In order to checkmate activities of criminals in the state and their sponsors, Edo State Police Command on Thursday launched a security action plan, code-named Operation Puff Adder.

Gombe police spokesperson, 92 other officers decorated with new ranks

The Gombe State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Obed Mary Malum, was promoted to a new rank of Superintendent of Police (SP).
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu orders downsizing of Police headquarters, others for efficiency

To inject fresh ideas for administrative efficiency, policemen who have spent four years and above at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, Zonal or state commands are to be posted out, according to a national daily.
Celestine Okoye

Police commissioner reveals reasons for Zamfara killings

Mr. Celestine Okoye, the Zamfara state Commissioner of Police, said on Wednesday that the main reason for persistent terror attacks in the state was due to reprisal attacks between Fulani and Hausa people.

Suspected ritualists kill 50-year-old woman in Ondo

A 50-year old woman and indigene of Ikaram-Akoko in Akoko Northwest local government area of Ondo state simply called ‘Iya Dunsi’ who was a palm oil seller has been reportedly killed near her house at Odiolowo, Arigidi-Akoko by suspected ritualists.

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We have defrayed N31 billion inherited debt – Ekiti governor

The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.
Markson Fefegha, the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Mineral Resources, has resigned his appointment in the administration of Governor Seriake Dickson ahead of the governorship election slated for November 16.

Bayelsa commissioner resigns ahead of governorship poll

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Media experts demand administrative independence for INEC

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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

Bayelsa guber: PDP dares APC candidate to debate

Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday said its candidate in the November 16 election, Senator Douye Diri, is ready to face the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief David Lyon, in a debate.

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont surrenders in Belgium

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