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Ekiti guber: Police to withdraw Ayodele Fayose, Kayode Fayemi’s security aides

The police DIG declared that no party would be allowed to hold any political rally not approved by the police until the election was held.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari decorates chief security aide with new rank

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, decorated his newly promoted Chief Personal Security Officer (CPSO), Abdulkarim Dauda, to the rank of Commissioner of Police.

Two men remanded in prison over rape of teenage girl

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded two men in prison for allegedly raping a 13-year old girl.

Native doctor beaten to death by in-laws in Ondo

A 45-year-old native doctor, Adelogba Ademuyiwa, was allegedly beaten to death by his In-law for having the effrontery to beat up his wife, Itunu, in Ifira Akoko area of Ondo state.

Police arrest 65 for robbery, kidnapping in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested 65 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cult members and recovered 25 arms and ammunition.

Court remands trader in police custody over N46m fraud

A 38-year-old trader, Cephas Peter, was, on Tuesday, remanded in police custody over allegation that he swindled a financial company in Ilorin of N46.7m.

Female undergraduate, others arrested for kidnap in Ebonyi

A final-year female undergraduate student of the Ebonyi State University in Abakaliki (name withheld) and four other suspects have been paraded by the Ebonyi State Police Command for their alleged involvement in the abduction of a businessman, Mr. Monday Oke.

17-year-old beaten to death by uncles in Imo

The Imo State police command has arrested one Patrick Adiele, alongside some of his brothers from Eziama Ubulu, Umuozu, Mgbidi in Oru West Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly beaten to death one Dominic Adiele, 17.

Robbers steal local government workers’ salary in Kebbi

Gwandu Local Government Area of Kebbi says suspected robbers have stolen over N9 million meant for the payment of April salary of workers of its Departments of Health and Agriculture.

Police detains man over wife’s murder in Lagos

Detectives at State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba have detained a middle aged man (names withheld) who allegedly murdered his wife in Oshodi area of Lagos.

IPOB accuses police of abducting 21 members

Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday alleged that the Abia State Police Command abducted 21 Shalom Church members and other Christian denominations praying in the Afara-Ukwu residence of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

Suspected hoodlums arrested at Ekiti APC Primary

No fewer than six suspected hoodlums were arrested at the gate of the venue of the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) primary rerun on Saturday.

60 suspected robbers, kidnappers arrested in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has rounded up 60 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cultists in its recent major operations.

Forensic evidence shows Danish husband killed Nigerian wife, three-year-old daughter – Lagos government

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said all is set for the prosecution of a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, for the murder of his Nigerian wife, Zainab, and three-year-old daughter, Petra, in Banana Island area of Ikoyi on April 5, 2018.

Police investigate Danish national for alleged murder of Nigerian wife, daughter

The police in Lagos said they had commenced investigation into the alleged murder of a Nigerian woman and her four-year-old daughter by her Danish husband, Peter Nielsen.

Police sergeant detained over death of tipper conductor

Anger, grief and confusion raged at the undulating Okwelle Community, in the Onuimo council area of Imo State on Wednesday, when a Police Sergeant, Aba Itam allegedly shot dead a 20-year old tipper conductor, Ifeanyi Okafor.

20-year-old tipper conductor shot dead by policeman in Imo

One Ifeanyi Okafor, said to be a 20-year-old boy, yesterday, met his untimely dead, as a Police Sergeant, Mr. Abu Itam, was said to have shot him (Okafor), dead.

IGP Ibrahim Idris orders probe of alleged $10,000 loan to Akwa Ibom senator, threat

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered an investigation into an alleged threat to life and an unpaid $10,000 loan between Senator Nelson Effiong and a United States based lady, Nsedu Onyile.

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Three killed, many injured as train crushes commercial bus in Lagos

Three persons died and many others were injured when a train hit a commercial bus at Pen Cinema railway crossing in Lagos State on Friday, authorities have confirmed.
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Ekiti guber: Police arrest 27 for electoral offences

The Police in Ekiti say they arrested 27 persons for election-related offences concerning the July 14 governorship election in the state.

Remains of ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie laid to rest in Katsina

The remains of the former Inspector General of Police (IG) and Chairman, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomasie, were Friday laid to rest in Katsina amidst eulogies.