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Offa robbery: 21 AK 47 rifles stolen from armoury – witness

One of the prosecution witnesses in the ongoing Offa robbery case, Hitila Hassan, said on Friday that no fewer than 21 AK 47 rifles were stolen from the armoury of a police station in the community.

Kenyan president says Nairobi attackers ‘eliminated’, 14 victims

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that all Islamists who had stormed an upmarket hotel complex had been "eliminated" after an almost 20-hour siege that left at least 14 dead.

Akwa Ibom government raises the alarm over alleged APC’s plot to cause confusion

The Akwa Ibom State Government has raised the alarm that the recent invasion of the state House of Assembly was the beginning of an agenda by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to cause confusion and ultimately, postpone the gubernatorial election.

Musa Kimo: Police not involved in Akwa Ibom Assembly crisis

The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo, has denied direct police involvement in the state House of Assembly crisis which started on November 19.

Official: Police foil attack on Zamfara community, recover AK 47 rifles

The Zamfara Police Command on Monday said it repelled an alleged planned attack on a community in Zamfara and recovered 11 assorted ammunition from the suspects.

Police parade 33 suspected IPOB members over inspector’s killing

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) yesterday said it paraded 33 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the killing of an Inspector of Police.

Police arrest 93 suspects over Kaduna crisis

The Nigeria Police yesterday said no fewer than 93 suspects were arrested over the latest ethno-religious crisis that engulfed Kasuwar Magani town and other parts of Kaduna South Senatorial zone of Kaduna State claiming the lives of 55 persons besides destruction of property worth several millions of naira.

Police kill four suspected armed robbers in Akwa Ibom

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom said its officers had killed four of the five suspected armed robbers who robbed a fuel station in Ikot Ekpene in Akwa Ibom on Aug. 21.

Police: Boko Haram razed 40 houses in reprisal attack in Guzamala

The Borno Police Command said on Monday that Boko Haram insurgents burnt down 40 houses in a reprisal attack in Mailari Village in Guzamala Local government Area of the state on Sunday.

Nigerian troops kill 5 bandits, recover arms in Kaduna

The troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army Kaduna on Thursday said it had eliminated five bandit and recover arms in Birnin Gawri local Government areas in Kaduna State.

Nigerian Army arrests 17 suspects allegedly linked to plateau killings

According to Army Spokesman, Major Adam Umar, he said three of the arrest persons were linked to killings in the Barikin Ladi area, while the other fourteen people were arrested in connection with the deaths of travellers in the south of the state capital, Jos.
President Buhari with Plateau State Governor Simon Lalung, Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazzau and Minister of Defence Monsur Dan Ali during the Sympathy visit to Jos Plateau State on 26th June 2018

President Buhari: It is injustice to blame me for herdsmen-farmers crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is unfair to blame him for the herdsmen-farmer crisis that has claimed many lives in parts of the country.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC: Benue, Plateau killers may not be herdsmen

The head of the National Human Rights Commission, Mr. Tony Ojukwu, said on Monday that the unabated killings in some parts of the country particularly in Benue and Plateau States could be the handiwork of Boko Haram and not herdsmen as being speculated.
At least one policeman has been left dead after Shiites clashed with men of the Nigerians Police in Kaduna on Thursday

Shi’ites: We’re not responsible for Kaduna police officer’s death

The Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky led Shi’ites group, otherwise known as Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has denied responsibility for the killing of a Mobile Police Officer in Kaduna on Thursday, saying the police and some hired thugs were responsible for the act.

COCIN: President Buhari playing politics with human lives

President of Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN), Rev. Dachollom Datiri, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari for playing politics with the life of Leah Sharibu and other Chiboks girls who were detained by Boko Haram primarily because of their Christian faith.

Police arrest kidnap kingpin, recover weapons

The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested a notorious kidnap kingpin cum-armed robber at the Maraban Yakawada, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Police recruitment: 1,098 Abia indigenes jostle for 119 slots

No fewer than 1,098 Abia State indigenes are qualified to write the ongoing recruitment examination into the Nigerian Police Force out of the 1,589 applicants, an official of the Police Service Commission (PSC) has said.

60 suspected robbers, kidnappers arrested in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has rounded up 60 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cultists in its recent major operations.

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Nigeria football legends celebrate Anthony Joshua after reclaiming heavyweight titles

Nigeria legends Nwankwo Kanu, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Sunday Oliseh, and Mutiu Adepoju have joined fans across the world to celebrate Anthony Joshua after he reclaimed the heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia.

Ex-Presidents Jonathan, Soglo lead pre-election assessment mission to Guinea

Former Nigeria’s President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and Benin Republic’s ex-President Nicéphore Soglo have been nominated to co-lead a pre-election assessment mission to the Republic of Guinea’s parliamentary elections scheduled for February 2020.
Research experts with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), have said that the National Nutrition and Health Survey, known as SMART, would lead to an improvement in quality healthcare services in the country.

Experts: Nutrition survey will lead to improved quality healthcare

Research experts with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), have said that the National Nutrition and Health Survey, known as SMART, would lead to an improvement in quality healthcare services in the country.