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Bandits kill 7 vigilantes, burn 50 motorcycles in Niger

Not less than seven men of the local vigilant group in Mashegu local government area of Niger state have been killed by bandits. Several others have also been injured and hospitalised.

Teenager in court for stealing phones, laptop

A 16-year-old girl (name witheld), on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing two phones and a laptop, worth N105,000
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 10 suspects over ‘robbery, kidnapping’ in Niger

The Police Command in Niger says it has arrested 10 suspects from different parts of the state over alleged armed robbery, Kidnapping and possession of Indian Hemp.

Seven arrested for ‘cloning’ electricity pre-paid metres

The Northwest zonal office of the Special Investigation and Prosecution Taskforce on Electricity Offences have announced the arrest of seven suspects in connection with pre-paid metre cloning, theft, metre vandalism and other related offences in Kaduna State and its environs.
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Edo election: Governor Obaseki presented different University of Ibadan certificates to INEC in 2016,...

The University of Ibadan (UI) Bachelor’s Degree certificate forgery and perjury case against Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Monday resurfaced at the state’s election petitions tribunal in Benin.
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Catholic priest kidnapped, murdered in Niger

A Catholic priest of the Diocese of Minna, Niger State, Rev. Father John Gbakaan Yaji, has been abducted and murdered by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the state.
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Kidnapped Ekiti petrol dealer regains freedom

Akinbami was kidnapped by unknown gunmen at his petrol station along Ado-Ijan road around 9pm on Sunday, January 10, and whisked away to unknown destination.

Trader in court for allegedly stealing colleague’s cell phone

A 45-year-old trader, Obiemeke Felix, who allegedly stole a cell phone worth N240,000 belonging to his colleague, on Thursday appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court .
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 318 ‘criminals’ in Yobe

The Police Command in Yobe, on Sunday, said it arrested 318 suspects in connection with various offences in the fourth quarter of 2020.
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Kidnapped FCT councillor’s wives, 3 others freed after paying ransom

Two wives of a councilor representing Gwako ward in Gwagwalada Area Council, Abuja, and three others that were abducted in Kpakuru village of the council have regained their freedom after payment of N4 million ransom to the abductors.
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.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Court remands two teachers for ‘defiling’ five-year-old pupil

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that two teachers, Samson Banjoko and Olajide Babatunde, be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling a five-year-old

Two Oyo officials in court for allegedly selling coronavirus palliatives

The Police, on Tuesday, arraigned two officials of Oyo State government before an Iwo-Road Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing and selling 40 bags of sugar from the state’s COVID-19 palliatives.

Osun court remands ‘prophet’ for defrauding businessman of N1.1 million

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo, on Tuesday ordered that a 32-year-old fake prophet, Olajide Omolere, who allegedly obtained N1.1 million from a woman to solve her ”spiritual problems”, be remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest ‘armed robber’ in Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State says it has arrested a suspected armed robber and recovered a berretta pistol.
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 decorate 29 promoted officers in Kano

The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Kano State, Mr Habu Ahmad, has tasked the 29 newly promoted officers in the Command to display high level of professionalism while carrying out their lawful duties.

Police foil armed robbery attack in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has foiled an armed robbery attack at Gidan Gambo community along Lafia-Shandam road with the attempt to rob unsuspecting commuters at about 10:45 on Sunday night, January the 3rd.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Four men arrested for allegedly gang raping minors in Yobe

He said three of the alleged rapists, Musa Mohammed, 25, Mohammed Dahiru, 27, Adamu Saidu, 46, were arrested on Dec. 25 by men of Potiskum Divisional Police Headquarters for allegedly gang raping a 13-year-old girl.

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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.

Two ‘kidnappers’ arrested in Ondo

Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Mob sets robbery suspect ablaze in Benue

The Police in Benue on Sunday said a robbery suspect was set ablaze by an angry mob while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Makurdi.
Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”

OPC: We’ll deal with killer herdsmen

Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
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Donald Trump’s coming impeachment trial aggravates rift among Republicans

The coming second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly storming of the Capitol has aggravated a rift among his fellow Republicans that was on full display on Sunday.