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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.
Dapo Abiodun

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.
Herdsmen

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.
John Agim - Nigerian Army

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.

Police parade cleric, three others for alleged murder

Four men were on Monday paraded by the Osun State Police Command for allegedly killing one Victor Akinbile in Ikirun, the headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State.
Nigeria Police

Gang robs businessman of N3 million, set him ablaze

Police have arrested four suspected armed robbers who set a Lagos-based businessman, Victor Akinbile, ablaze after robbing him of N3 million in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State.

Three siblings nabbed over alleged kidnap of church member’s daughter

The Ondo State Police Command said on Friday it had arrested three siblings and one other suspected to have kidnapped a six-year-old daughter of their Church member.

23 suspected cultists nabbed at initiation ground

No fewer than 23 persons, suspected to be members of a dreaded cult group, have been apprehended by the police in Ogun State.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo

Police arrest four kidnap suspects in Edo

The Police in Edo have arrested four persons suspected to be kidnappers, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Killings: Police beef up security in Rivers community

The Rivers Police Command says it has deployed more anti-cultism, anti-kidnapping and anti-terror police personnel to Omoku to fish out those who killed 16 worshippers on New Year Day.

Police nab 10 suspects over various crimes in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State said it had arrested 10 suspected criminals who had been terrorising the people of Udenu Local Government Area of the state.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.