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Police exculpate self from Oyo governor, council chiefs face-off

The Oyo State Police Command, Eleyele, Ibadan, has exonerated itself from the ongoing face-off between Governor Seyi Makinde and the sacked local government chairman over their dissolution in a bid to reconstitute the council areas.

A’Ibom re-run: Police arrest 79 suspects

The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, said it had arrested 79 suspects, who were allegedly involved in election related offences during Saturday’s re-run election at Essien Udim Local Government Area.
Mr Ndubuisi Emenike, the Action Alliance (AA’s) candidate in the Imo North Senatorial District in the 2019 National Assembly election, has been shot dead by an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Senatorial candidate shot dead by own escort

Mr Ndubuisi Emenike, the Action Alliance (AA’s) candidate in the Imo North Senatorial District in the 2019 National Assembly election, has been shot dead by an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Police arrest 16 suspects over alleged attack on patrol team in Minna

Niger Police Command said it arrested 16 people who allegedly attacked its patrol team and set their vehicle ablaze.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP directs police commissioner to implement AGF directive on sacked Oyo council chiefs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has directed the Commissioner of Police in Oyo state, Shina Olukolu, to take actions to implement the legal opinion of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) on the sacked local government chairpersons in the state.
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 arrest ‘kidnappers’ of Ogun council transition committee member

The Ogun State Police Command on Friday paraded four suspected kidnappers who abducted a member of the Local Government Transition Committee, inaugurated by Governor Dapo Abiodun recently.
Residents of Sabon Tasha and Juji communities in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have condemned the abduction of three persons in the area.

Abduction of mother, two children sparks protest in Kaduna

Residents of Sabon Tasha and Juji communities in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have condemned the abduction of three persons in the area.

Police to auction scrap vehicles

The Cross River State Police Command has expressed its readiness to auction nine scrap vehicles, 37 motorcycles and generators, among others.

Police arrest traditional ruler over murder of officer

The FCT Police Command has arrested the Chief of Ushafa in Bwari Area Council, Alhaji Mohammed Baba, following the alleged killing of a police officer by a mob at his palace.
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Police vow to fish out killers of Oko Oloyun

The Oyo State Police Command on Friday vowed to fish out the killers of a trado-medical practitioner, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, popularly known as ‘Oko Oloyun.’

Police to auction scrap vehicles, others in Cross River

The Cross River State Police Command has expressed its readiness to auction over 9 scrap vehicles, 37 motorcycles, generator sets among others.
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 rescue 20 kidnapped victims in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command said it had rescued 20 victims that were allegedly kidnapped along Kaduna-Zaria highway on January 14.

Kano re-run: Police assure of peaceful election

The Kano State Police Command has assured residents of adequate protection of lives and property during and after the re-run election in the state.
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Murder: Police interrogate Oko Oloyun’s escorts, staff

The Oyo State Police Command said on Friday, that the two police escorts attached to a popular Yoruba herbal manufacturer, Alhaji Fatai Yusuff, killed by some unknown gunmen are being questioned at the homicide section of State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID Iyaganku, Ibadan.

Police arrest senate president’s impersonator with N420,000

A 27-year-old man, Abdul Hassan Kadala, who posed as an aide to Senate President Alhmed Lawan to defraud unsuspecting members of the public has been arrested by operatives of the Police attached to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Command.

Police warn against mob action at crime scenes

The Bayelsa Police Command on Friday warned residents to refrain from taking laws into their hands at crime scenes to avoid arrest and prosecution.

NDLEA reveals airlines preferred by Nigerian drug traffickers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command, Lagos has said the frequently flown airlines by Nigerian drug traffickers in 2019 were Ethiopian and South African airways, both coming in and going out.
Oyo state Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr Gbenga Fadeyi has confirmed the murder of popular Lagos-based trado-medical expert, Mr Fatai Yusuf, otherwise known as Oko Oloyun

Police: How Fatai Yusuf was shot dead

Oyo State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Gbenga Fadeyi, has confirmed the murder of popular Lagos-based trado-medical expert, Mr Fatai Yusuf, otherwise known as Oko Oloyun.

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

MURIC: Amotekun should not target any group for victimization

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PANDEF: Federal government should overhaul security architecture

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China sends medics to Wuhan as coronavirus death toll rises to 80

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Full list of no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.