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Kidnapped son of former health minister regains freedom

Mr Dayo Adewole, the son of a former Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewale, who was kidnapped on Tuesday by four unknown gunmen, has regained freedom.
Nigeria Police

86 suspected kidnappers arrested in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa said it had arrested 86 suspected kidnappers and 65 “township gang members`’ popularly known as “Shila Boys” terrorizing residents of Yola.

Mob attacks rail line vandals, robbery gang in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State said that a mob had injured members of a gang suspected of vandalising rail lines and robbing residents living around Holy Ghost axis of Enugu.

Police: Irate mob descend on rail line vandals, robbery gang in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State said that irate mob had injured members of a gang suspected of vandalising rail lines and robbing residents living around Holy Ghost axis of Enugu.
Lagos State High Court.

Court orders demolition of 53 houses built on NITEL/MTEL land

The Lagos State High Court in Ikorodu has ordered the demolition of 53 structures built on an expanse of land acquired by the Federal Government for the Nigerian Telecommunication Limited in the Ikorodu area of the state.

Irate mob kill suspected robber, injure another in Enugu

A suspected robber was Tuesday beaten to death by irate mob while his suspected accomplice beaten to stupor.
Fake Police ACP Kinglsey Udoyen, right, when he was paraded in January in Akwa Ibom

Fake police assistant commissioner faces trial in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Police said today that a man who had posed as an assistant commissioner of police is now facing trial in the law court.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Edo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a catholic priest, Reverend Father Isaac Agabi.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Ex-minister’s missed flight stalls Dele Belgore’s money laundering trial

A missed flight by former National Planning Minister Prof Abubakar Suleiman on Monday stalled his trial and that of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mr Dele Belgore (SAN) at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
Nigeria Police

Police rescue three kidnapped women in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has rescued three women who were abducted by suspected kidnappers at Ugbawka, Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State.

Police sergeant attempts committing suicide

A Police Sergeant attached to the Akwaete Police Division, simply identified as Chukwudi, has reportedly attempted committing suicide.
The ring swallowing suspect, Taofeek Adebayo, 19, along with an accomplice, Toheeb Tijani, 20 were arrested in Oshodi – Oke shortly after dispossessing two ladies occupying a grey Sienna bus of a gold ear – ring and a set of wedding rings.

Robber swallows woman’s wedding ring

A traffic robber who swallowed his victim’s wedding ring after threatening to kill her was Friday arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Command in Oshodi and CMS part of the metropolis.

Police confirm murder of 34 persons by bandits in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara have confirmed the killing of 34 persons following an attack in Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa communities in Shinkafi Local Government Areas of the state.

Police parades pastor for allegedly raping lady in Cross River

The Cross River State Police command has paraded Pastor Hossana Okoi of Gate of Testimony Church Sierra Leone for allegedly raping a lady.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Presidential task force gets two weeks more to decongest Apapa traffic

The Federal Government has extended by two weeks, the time given the Presidential Taskforce on the Apapa traffic gridlock to resolve the matter following a request for extension by members of the taskforce and other stakeholders.

Bandits: New CP opts for dialogue over fire power in Zamfara

As government intensifies efforts to end activities of bandits in Zamfara, the state’s new Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Usman Nagogo, has said that he would deploy dialogue, as against fire power, to tackle the trend.
India’s Delhi Police have arrested a Nigerian over serial cases of cheating which involved luring and stinging victims on Facebook.

India’s police arrest three Nigerians for cybercrime

Three Nigerians residing in India have been arrested by the police in India for alleged cybercrime in Mumbai, India’s largest city.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 13 suspected criminals in Osun

The Police Command in Osun on Friday, said it had arrested 13 persons suspected to be involved in violent crimes on major highways and towns in the state.

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Wild elephant gores farmer to death

Three elephants foraging for food came across the 26-year-old man and his wife sleeping in a tent, said police captain Chalit Sudachan.

11 Bauchi assemblymen elect new speaker

Eleven out of the 31 elected members of the 9th Bauchi State House of Assembly have elected Abubakar Suleiman as the Speaker of the House.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Governors meet over local council allocations

Nigerian governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors Forum met in Abuja on Wednesday night to deliberate on the remittance of statutory fund from Federation Account direct to the 774 councils based on the orders of Nigeria Financial Intelligent Unit.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force Thursday arraigned 13 workers of ‘Seven-Up Bottling Company’ for allegedly assaulting Officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA).

Lagos prosecutes 13 company workers for alleged assault on LASTMA officials

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force Thursday arraigned 13 workers of ‘Seven-Up Bottling Company’ for allegedly assaulting Officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA).

NAMA solicits IATA’s collaboration on manpower training

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has canvassed partnership and support from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in the training of critical manpower of Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) in the AFI Region.