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Nigerian government partially shuts Third Mainland Bridge after stakeholders meeting

The Federal Government, on Saturday, partially closed the Third Mainland Bridge, Nigeria’s busiest bridge, for rehabilitation works after site inspections for traffic architecture assessments.

Gunmen kill seven in Southern Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia on Thursday night reportedly invaded Agwala Magayaki of Doka Avong in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing seven persons, including an 85-year-old man. Some locals have been declared missing.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrests four kidnap suspects, others in Abia

The Abia State Police Command has confirmed the arrest by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), of four suspects in connection with the kidnapping of one Chekwas Daniel in Aba.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 20 ‘cultists’ for alleged murder in Akwa Ibom community

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it has arrested twenty suspected cultists for alleged murder in Inen Ikot Eteye, Ikot Inyang and Inen Ikot Owuk villages of Inen clan in Oruk Anam local government areas of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two arrested for alleged rape, murder of neighbour’s wife

The police in Katsina State have arrested two men, Faisal Lawal and Abba Nasiru, for allegedly raping and killing their neighbours wife in the state.
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US accuses Russia of firing anti-satellite weapon in space

The United States accused Russia of test-firing an anti-satellite weapon in space, warning that the threat against Washington’s systems was “real, serious and increasing.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police DIG charges officers to embrace community policing to tackle crime

The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in charge of South West Geo-political Zone, Leye Oyebade, has advised officers to key into the community policing initiative in order to reduce crime in the country.

Cameroonian security arrests three notorious Nigerian kidnappers

Alhaji Idi Amin, Chairman, Maiha Local Government Area of Adamawa, said Cameronian Security had apprehended the most wanted and notorious Nigerian kidnappers who escaped to Cameroon.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Housewife fakes daughter’ kidnap, demands N2 million ransom

A housewife, Fatima Bishir, 22, is now in the Police net for faking the Kidnap of her five-year-old daughter in Katsina.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police declare councillor, 13 others wanted over murder of monarch in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Command is on the trail of a councilor and 13 others wanted over the killing of a monarch in Okobo local government area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ogun gets new police chief

A new Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has been posted to the Ogun State Police Command.

Monarch killed in Akwa Ibom youths leadership tussle

The protracted youth leadership crisis rocking Nsie community in Okobo Local government Area of Akwa Ibom State has claimed the life of the village head of the community, Henry Esimeme.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ondo guber: Police deploy 800 personnel for PDP primary

The Police Command in Ondo State has deployed no fewer than 800 personnel to monitor the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in the state.

Customs set ablaze N12m worth of expired seized goods in Kwara

The Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara Area Command has burnt over N12 million worth of seized contraband goods.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two motorcycle snatchers arrested in Ogun

Two men who specialised in snatching motorcycles at gunpoint in Ijebu-Ode and its environs were on Monday arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command while making efforts to snatch a motorcycle.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest headmaster for ‘raping’ 10-year-old pupil in Yobe

The Police Command in Yobe on Tuesday paraded Abubakar Musa, an Assistant Headmaster, for allegedly raping a 10-year-old pupil (name withheld) in Jajere, Fune Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man arrested for raping 9-year-old stepdaughter

Adamawa Police Command arrested Obiora Patrick, a 39-year-old man who resides on No. 46 Hospital Road, Jimeta, Yola North Local Government Area of the state for raping a 9-year-old minor, his own stepdaughter.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue 15 teenagers from Niger ‘torture house’

The Police Command in Niger State have arrested one Umar Ahmed, 46, of Anguwan Gwari Suleja, for keeping about 15 children in a dehumanizing condition in the guise of Almajiri School.

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