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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 on the trail of abducted Edo commissioner

The Police Command in Edo on Sunday said the command was on the trail of the kidnappers who abducted the Edo Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr Emmanuel Agbale.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Edo commissioner’s abductors contact family

The kidnappers of Edo State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr. Emmanuel Agbale, it was gathered last night, have contacted the family.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police assure of safe rescue of kidnap victims along Kaduna-Zaria highway

The Kaduna State Police Command, says it will ensure the safe rescue of all those kidnapped along Kaduna-Zaria highway on Tuesday.

Police confirm six killed, five injured in gunmen’s attack on emir’s convoy

Unidentified armed men dressed in military camouflage have been reported to have intercepted some commuters on the outskirts of Kaduna along the Kaduna-Zaria expressway.
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Police arrest 32 criminals, recover 63 arms, ammunition in Ogun

Police in Ogun State have arrested 32 suspects, recovered 12 varieties of arms and 51 ammunition within two weeks of the launch of ‘Operation Restore Hope’.

Police commission approves promotion of 623 officers to next rank

The Police Service Commission (PSC), has announced the promotion of 623 officers comprising 40 Commissioners of Police, 98, Deputy Commissioners of Police, 150, Assistant Commissioners of Police and 335, Chief Superintendents of Police. PSC of...

Police confirm kidnapping of district head, four others in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the Kidnapping of Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar (Sarkin Kudu), the District Head of Birnin Gwari and Alhaji Ibrahim Musa, former education secretary of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area on Dec. 18 in Kaduna state.

Court remands man over alleged rape, impersonation

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 28-year-old man in prison over alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl.

Police clarify latest incident of kidnappings in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday advised the media against creating unnecessary panic in reporting unverified stories of kidnappings and other crimes in the state.

Three feared killed as armed hoodlums attack Imo community

Palpable tension has gripped the people of Mgbuisi in Ohaji/Egbema local council area of Imo State, following the invasion and killing of three indigenes of the community, by armed hoodlums.

Police: We will rescue those kidnapped on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Ogun State Police Command last night expressed confidence that its special force comprising Anti-Kidnapping, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and detectives would rescue those abducted on the Lagos–Ibadan Expressway.
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Police uncover plans to disrupt Dapo Abiodun’s May 29 inauguration

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday said it has uncovered plans by unscrupulous individuals to instigate crisis across the state, ostensibly to disrupt the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy; Engr. Noimot Salako–Oyedele on May 29, 2019.

Ebonyi elders council scribe dies after row with VIO officers

An elderly man has died in Ebonyi State after a row with vehicle inspection officials, the governor said.
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Four feared killed as farmers, herders clash in Ogun

About four persons have been reportedly killed as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Two nabbed for using governor-elect’s name for fraud

The Police in Ogun State has arrested two members of a syndicate, Hassan Jimoh and Taiwo Edun who have been using the name of Ogun State governor elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to defraud members of the public under the pretence of offering them employment.

Ex-police commissioners to supervise elections in Ogun

Some former Commissioners of Police have been assigned to monitor the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun State.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest five abductors of Bauchi APC chieftains

Police have arrested five suspected kidnappers of 14-year-old son of Bauchi politician, Alhaji Bashir Bukar Rimin Zayam, and the daughter of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Toro Local Government Area, Alhaji Sha’aban.
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Military recovers N17 million fuel from vandals

The Defence Headquarters has revealed about 120,000 liters of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) valued at N17 million illegally siphoned from vandalised Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipelines have so far been recovered.

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Senate President condoles with NUJ over death of New Telegraph editor

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with the Nigerian Union of Journalists and Guild of Editors on the death of one of their colleagues, Mr. Waheed Bakare.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that there are 3,000 samples collected and awaiting testing.

Lagos governor commiserates with New Telegraph on editor’s demise

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commiserated with the management and staff of the New Telegraph Newspaper on the death of its Saturday editor, Alhaji Waheed Bakare, describing the loss as the painful end of a promising journalistic career.

Demolition: Bayelsa cautions residents against fraudsters

Landlords and traders in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital have been urged to be mindful of fraudsters promising to protect their illegal structures from removal by the security sub-committee, of the state task force on COVID-19.
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President Buhari salutes Soun of Ogbomoso at 94, Edwin Clark at 93

According to a statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari said the almost five-decade reign of the monarch has witnessed peace, prosperity and development, with natives and settlers alike in Ogbomoso enjoying the amity that has attended the time of the respected Oba.
The FBI and the Minneapolis Police Department are investigating the arrest of a black man who died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer’s knee, in an episode filmed by a bystander and denounced by the mayor on Tuesday.

FBI to investigate how black man died after being pinned by officer

The FBI and the Minneapolis Police Department are investigating the arrest of a black man who died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer’s knee, in an episode filmed by a bystander and denounced by the mayor on Tuesday.