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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 arrest driver for raising false alarm on herdsman’s attack

The Police in Ekiti State have arrested one Olarewaju Oluwaseun, a driver plying Akure -Ilorin route over a false alarm alleging herdsman attack.
The Ekiti State government has said there was no casualty in an explosion that rocked the Explosives Ordinance Disposal office in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

No casualty in Ekiti explosion – commissioner

The Ekiti State government has said there was no casualty in an explosion that rocked the Explosives Ordinance Disposal office in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
The state governor, Mr Kayode Fayemi, who had an on the spot assessment of the incident, however, declined to speak with journalists on the issue.

Governor Fayemi visits as explosion rocks Ado-Ekiti

Residents of Ado Ekiti were on Saturday shocked as an Explosive Ordinance Device rocked the state capital.

Bomb explodes near Ekiti governor’s office

The Commissioner of Police, Amba Asuquo, who was at the scene of the blast said preliminary investigation revealed that the bomb might have gone off from the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) office within the premises.

Two female students ‘gang-raped by colleagues’ in Ekiti polytechnic

Officials of the Ekiti State police command at the weekend arrested a student of the Crown Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, for allegedly gang-raping his colleagues (names withheld)

I stole baby because I wanted male child – suspect

The 39-year-old suspect blamed it on her hunger for a male child. Police in Ekiti State picked up Mercy Momoh accusing her of stealing a two-month-old baby in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.g
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Woman arrested for ‘stealing two-month-old baby’

A 39-yr-old lady, Mercy Momoh, has been arrested by the operatives of Ekiti Police Command for allegedly stealing a two-month-old baby in Ado-Ekiti.
Kayode Fayemi

We’ll stand firmly with families of slain FUOYE students – Ekiti governor

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has called on the state police Commissioner, Mr Amba Asuquo, to expose those behind the killing of two students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) during a protest.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor orders probe into killing of FUOYE students

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has called on the state police Commissioner, Mr Amba Asuquo, to expose those behind the killing of two students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) during a protest.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE killings: NANS demands judicial panel of enquiry

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Ekiti State government to urgently constitute a judicial panel of enquiry to investigate the killing of two students of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti.
Mr Asuquo Amba, new Ekiti Commissioner of Police

Police: Tough time awaits criminal in Ekiti

The Commissioner of Police in Ekiti, Mr Amba Asuquo, on Wednesday said tough times awaits criminals in the state and neighbouring states who failed to amend their ways.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police chief orders deployment of personnel, equipment in public places

Joining them to keep the peace are personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), while the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is assigning its own to the highways to ensure safety.

Gunmen kill two police officers in Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates have on Monday attacked Ogbia Marine Police Division in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Do not politicise support, equipment provision for military, security services – Governor Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that support and provision of necessary equipment for military and security services in the country should not be politicised.

Police in Bayelsa rescue 3-year-old kidnap victim, arrest suspects

The police in Bayelsa State say they have rescued Samantha Pepple, a three-year-old kidnap victim.

Shell spends N7bn on infrastructure in Niger Delta in 8 months

“Many of the areas include health, education, entrepreneurial development and other infrastructural development. But that is what has been released, it does not mean that that is all we are spending,” she said.

Suspected kidnappers, cultists arrested in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested 31 suspected kidnappers, cultists and armed robbers following raids of criminal hideouts in the state.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

FRSC will not condone two passengers in front seat – spokesperson

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has restated its stand on the ban of two passengers occupying the front seat of commercial vehicles across the country.

Greece boosts border patrols as Turkey says will release refugees

Greece on Friday boosted border patrols after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said.
Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb.

Pope cancels more official appointments over cold

Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
Luigi Di Maio said ‘jackals’ speculating on masks and disinfectant would be severely punished. Francesco Fotia-AGF-Rex-Shutterstock

Italy urges tourists not to cancel trips because of coronavirus outbreak

Italy urged tourists spooked by the new coronavirus Thursday not to stay away, but efforts to reassure the world it was managing the outbreak were overshadowed by a sharp rise in case numbers.

NGO adopts first primary school in Ilorin with N100 million development fund

A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.