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Police shoots man to escape mob attack

A policeman, Insp. Sunday Ogundapo, the team leader of the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS), Obada, Ogun, had allegedly shot one Akeem Akinsanya to death in an effort to escape attack by suspected cultists.

NAF special forces kill bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday stated that its Special Forces team in Zamfara state has neutralized two bandits in Rafi and Doka villages in Gusau local government area.

Thieves steal guns as police watch Champions League

Police in Kenya have been left red-faced after thieves stole guns and ammunition from an unattended check-post as the officers on duty watched UEFA Champions League matches down the road.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder neutralises nine gangsters in shootout

The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu deploys ‘Operation Puff Adder’ squad to Kogi

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of a squad of ”Operation Puff Adder” to Kogi, in response to the wave of violent crimes in the state.
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IGP Adamu deploys ‘Operation Puff Adder’ squad to Kogi

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of a squad of “Operation Puff Adder” to Kogi, in response to the wave of violent crimes in the state.

Police kill three suspected kidnappers in Kaduna

Three suspected kidnappers were killed by the police on Wednesday in Kaduna.
THE Anambra State Police Command yesterday, paraded three suspects over the viral video of a woman who was stripped naked and was beaten severally.

Police parade three suspects over viral video of woman stripped naked, beaten in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command yesterday, paraded three suspects over the viral video of a woman who was stripped naked and was beaten severally.

Man arrested for kidnap, murder of Enugu priest

Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Police may have made a breakthrough in the kidnap and murder of Reverend Father Clement Rapuluchukwu Ugwu, with the arrest of a man working at his parish.

Police in Edo arrest 81 suspected cultists in 40 days

The Edo Command of the Nigerian Police Force says it has arrested 81 suspects in connection with cult activities in the last 40 days.

New Zealand to unveil gun laws after mosque shootings

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days, after a gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.

Multinational troops kill 33 Boko Haram fighters

The Headquarters Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Nd’jemena, the Chad Republic has said troops on Operation Yancin Tafki killed 33 Boko Haram fighters in Arege, Borno state.

Hoodlums kill two soldiers in Rivers community

Hoodlums at the weekend killed two soldiers in Abonnema, headquarters of Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Emmanuel Enoidem

PDP alerts security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot In Akwa Ibom

Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abak Federal Constituency have alerted security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot in Akwa Ibom State.

Dismissed policeman remanded for possession of ammunition

A Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered that a dismissed police officer, Ishaya Amos, be remanded in prison custody for alleged unlawful possession of 930 AK-47 ammunition.

Police burst kidnap syndicate, kill three in Taraba

Taraba State Police command says it had neutralized a kidnap syndicate terrorizing communities within Bali and Suntai axis of the state, when operatives of the command engaged the bandits in a gun duel.

Soldiers kill four Boko Haram fighters in Borno border town

The military command in Maiduguri, Borno State, has said that four Boko Haram insurgents were, on Saturday, killed by Nigerian troops during a gun battle.

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.

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Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

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IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

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CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

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