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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police dismiss four officers, penalise eight in Kwara

The Kwara State Police Command, on Saturday, dismissed four officers for misconduct and sanctioned eight others for related offences.

Police confirm killing of boy by ‘cultists’ in Kwara

The police in Kwara have confirmed the killing of a boy in an attack on Erubu community in Ilorin South Local Government Area of the state by suspected cultists.

Two killed in Ilorin cult clash

Suspected members of two cult gangs clashed in the Okelele district of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Tuesday, with two people reportedly killed.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara governor, police chief issue conflicting directive over public gathering

Explaining the rationale behind the directive, commissioner of Police, CP, Kayode Egbetokun, said the increase in the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Nigeria is becoming alarming.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No kidnappers den in Ilorin

The police is reacting to recent social speculations that a kidnappers den had been uncovered at Oko-Erin Community in Ilorin.

PDP urges NHRC to probe use of live ammunition in Ile Arugbo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has called on the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja to probe alleged use of live ammunition and tear gas to dispersed aged women during the January 2nd, 2020 dawn demolition of Ile Arugbo in Ilorin.

Police deny involvement in Saraki’s ‘Ile Arugbo’ demolition

Kwara State Police Command has denied sending its officers to demolish the structures on the revoked land of the late Dr Olusola Saraki carried out by the Kwara state government on Thursday.

Gunmen kidnap three in Kwara, demand N50 million ransom

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have kidnapped three indigenes of Obbo-Aiyegunle, Ekiti local government area of Kwara state.

Armed robbers attack NNPC mega station, behead sergeant

Dare-devil armed robbers on Saturday attacked Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) mega station in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.
Nigeria Police

#RevolutionNow: Police stop athletes from training in Kwara

Sporting activities at the Kwara Stadium Complex, Ilorin, in the early hours of Monday was put to a halt with the presence of heavily armed men of the Nigeria Police.
Nigeria Police

Police: We’re working for release of Turkish nationals

Kwara State Police command has declared it is working assiduously to ensure the safe release of the abducted Turkish nationals in the state.

Police: Four expatriates kidnapped in Kwara

The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Police has confirmed that a gang of suspected kidnappers on Saturday night abducted four foreign nationals along Gbugbu-Lafiagi Road in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara.

Gunmen kidnap four Turkish expatriates in Kwara

Armed bandits have allegedly abducted four Turkish expatriates at a local drinking joint in Gbale village, Edu local government area of Kwara State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Election: Gunmen attack VP Osinbajo’s campaign train in Ilorin

The Kwara Police Command has confirmed an attack on the campaign train of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday in Ilorin.

Police: No plan to raid in Kwara

The Kwara Police Command has denied the rumour on social media that the command was planning to carry out raids from 8.00 p.m. on February 21 and February 22 across the state.
Lola Ashiru

Gunmen attack APC senatorial candidate in Kwara

Kwara Police Command has confirmed that gunmen attacked a Senatorial Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Arch. Lola Ashiru, and his campaign train in Ojoku in Irepodun Local Government area of the state.

19 children drown in Kwara boat mishap

No fewer than 19 children have been reportedly drowned in a boat mishap on Saturday in Lafiagi, Edu Local Government Area of Kwara.

Four family members die after ‘Amala’ meal

Four members of a family in Ilorin were feared dead after the consumption of `amala’ meal, suspected to be poisonous.

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Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.

Richard Akinjide buried in line with coronavirus protocol – family

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

Apple removes Fornite from App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

NBS, IOM to conduct study on dangers of irregular migration

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.