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The National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, “He is fully aware of the constitutional implication of his decision to defect to another party; which is that he cannot continue to occupy the seat of the PDP in the Senate.

PDP: Prof. Jega’s rating of President Buhari a vindication of our stand

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan has described remarks credited to Professor Attahiru Jega on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government as a vindication of the position of the party that governance in the past five and a half years has been the worst in the history of the country.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

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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.

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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Nursing mother arrested in place of fleeing brother in Rivers

A nursing mother, Suni Awari, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit in place of her brother, Napoleon Dede, who allegedly took part in armed robbery in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, before fleeing.

Six in court over ‘armed robbery’

The state Prosecution Counsel, Mr Adeola Ayinde, told the court that the defendants and others at large, armed with guns and other dangerous weapons, robbed Funmilayo Agboade and Mutiat Gbolade of their cell phones and N92,000 cash.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Over 21,000 criminal suspects arrested by police in 2020

During a review of the scorecard of police operations on Monday, January 11, 2021, the Police boss said 3,347 firearms, 133,496 ammunition, and 960 stolen vehicles were recovered from criminal suspects.
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu addressing journalist at the state house in Marina, during the Inspector General Police visit to Lagos on November 3, 2020. The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, visit Lagos urged men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force in Lagos State not to be discouraged by the destruction and killings of their men during #EndSARS protest in the state, the IG admitted that the morale of the police was down after the ugly incident, in which six cops were lynched and 36 critically injured (Photo by Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Nigeria’s police chief assures of improved security in 2021

The IGP stressed that the Force will be unrelenting in the fight against all forms of crimes especially kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry, cultism, cybercrime, Sexual/Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), amongst others in the country in the year 2021.
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu addressing journalist at the state house in Marina, during the Inspector General Police visit to Lagos on November 3, 2020. The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, visit Lagos urged men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force in Lagos State not to be discouraged by the destruction and killings of their men during #EndSARS protest in the state, the IG admitted that the morale of the police was down after the ugly incident, in which six cops were lynched and 36 critically injured (Photo by Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Police deploy more men to Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road over killings

The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, CP Umar Muri, has ordered the immediate deployment of more personnel and logistics in an effort to curb the activities of criminal elements along the Kaduna-Birni Gwari road and to also restore public confidence particularly in the affected communities and road users.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Customs intercepts 5,200 live ammunition, other contraband worth N386 million

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘C’ Owerri, said it has intercepted 5,200 live ammunition (cartridges of 30GR 70mm Calibre) and various contraband with a duty paid value (DPV) worth over N386 million between November 23 and December 27, 2020, having intensified its anti-smuggling operations.
The building where the maiden edition of Kaduna sex party was to hold during the Yuletide, has been demolished by officials of the Kaduna State Urban Planing Development Agency (KASUPDA).

Shariah Council okays demolition of Kaduna sex party hotel

For demolishing the hotel where the maiden edition of Kaduna sex party was to take place, the Supreme Council for Shariah in Nigeria, has commended the Kaduna State Government, saying such illicit act will incur the wrath of God
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

2020: 2,735 armed robbers, kidnappers, rapists, others arrested in Ogun

He disclosed this on Thursday while parading fresh 47 suspects arrested for armed robbery, cultism, human trafficking and murder, among others before journalists at the command’s headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest 29 suspected kidnappers, 53 others in Kaduna

The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, Mr Umar Muri, says the command has arrested 29 suspected kidnappers and 53 others, who committed various crimes from Oct. 31 to Dec. 31.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

2021: Nigerians deserve rest of mind – CAN

The Christain Association of Nigeria has urged governments across all levels to rise “gallantly” to address Nigeria’s security and socio-economic challenges.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill ‘armed robber’ as victims narrate ordeal

The deceased and his cohorts now at large allegedly stormed a house at Uselu in Benin city where they forcefully entered the compound and ransacked all the appartments while the Christmas celebration was going on

Muslims observe Christmas service in Kaduna church

Muslim and Christians attended church service at a Kaduna Church, a move designed to strengthen good relationship between faithful of the two religions.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN urges churches to be security conscious

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked churches to be security conscious as they celebrate Christmas.

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