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French intelligence agents spied on the children of Rwanda’s most-wanted genocide fugitive to track him down to an apartment in a Paris suburb and end a 26-year-long manhunt, the head of the police unit who arrested Felicien Kabuga said.

How children of Rwandan most-wanted genocide fugitive led police to Paris-area hideout

French intelligence agents spied on the children of Rwanda’s most-wanted genocide fugitive to track him down to an apartment in a Paris suburb and end a 26-year-long manhunt, the head of the police unit who arrested Felicien Kabuga said.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 16 suspects, recover arms, ammunition in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested 16 suspects for various criminal offences within its operations in April.g

Ivory Coast’s Guillaume Soro faces war crimes lawsuit in France

Ivory Coast's former prime minister Guillaume Soro, a rebel leader before he entered politics, is facing a lawsuit in France for war crimes, torture and murder, lawyers told AFP.
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Gombe EFCC gets new zonal head

Mr. Ibrahim Shazalli has been announced as the new Zonal Head of Gombe Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 986 lockdown, social distancing violators in Kaduna

The Kaduna Police Command said it has arrested 986 social distancing and lockdown violators across the state.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun inaugurates joint task force against kidnapping, robbery, cultism, others

Performing the inaugura­tion of the task force in Osog­bo, he said that the move was in furtherance of his adminis­tration’s efforts to rid the state of criminal tendencies with a view to securing the life and property of the residents of the state.

Chad abolishes death penalty, even for Boko Haram terrorists

Chad passed a new anti-terrorism law on Tuesday that abolishes the death penalty for terrorism-related crimes in the country, parliament announced.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun inaugurates joint task force on banditry, kidnapping, other crimes

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has inaugurated the joint task force on banditry, kidnappings, robbery, illegal mining, cultism and other related crimes
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on October 24, 2018, shows Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaking during a joint session of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in the capital Riyadh, which included the Crown Prince of Bahrain and the Lebanese Prime Minister. – Saudi Arabia is hosting the key investment summit overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to withdraw. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Minors to escape death penalty in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has abolished the death sentence on individuals who committed crimes while still minors, the latest in a series of reforms pushed forward by the Saudi royal family.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

FCT: Police arraign 1,909 lockdown violators

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Friday, said it had arraigned 1,909 violators of the Federal Government’s lockdown order before 13 mobile courts in the territory.

PDP chides APC over spate of insecurity in Lagos

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has blamed the recent surge in violent crimes in the state, following the renewal of the 14 days lockdown to check the spread of COVID-19 on the Gov Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government.
The executive governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has urged Nigerian students, irrespective of religious affiliation, to continue working for the unity, peace, and progress of the country.

Coronavirus: Ogun to begin total lockdown Saturday

In the bid to follow the directive of the Federal government in the extension of the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) in the fight against world pandemic coronavirus, Ogun state government has decided a total lockdown the state starting from Saturday 18th of April, 2020 instead of the usual 48-hr lift ban.

Cross River governor meets police chief over kidnapping, other security issues

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has taken security issues in his State to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, in Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests 48 suspected internet fraudsters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, says it has arrested 48 suspected internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, the Ogun capital.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun set for take off

Following the passage of the bill by the lawmakers, the six governors in the zone are expected to simultaneously sign the document into law, thus paving the way for the establishment of Amotekun Corps in their domains.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders.

EFCC rallies youths against corruption across Nigeria, as Magu charges youth to own corruption...

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders, and as the future of the anti-corruption fight in the country.

Suspect: Strange voice urged me to go into stealing

One of the two brothers paraded, Thursday, by Kogi State Police Command for car theft said he started snatching cars in December 2019 when he woke up to a strange sound urging him to go for stealing.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Insecurity: Zamfara government donates six vehicles to Army

The Zamfara State Government on Thursday donated six vehicles to the Nigerian Army, as part of efforts to enhance fight against banditry in the state.

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The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano clarifies on ongoing work at Sani Abatcha isolation centre

Kano State Government on Tuesday said the delay in the early completion of the Sani Abacha Stadium (SAS) Isolation Centre was necessitated by the review of the project initial plan.
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UN encourages Africa to invest on digital transformation

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has encouraged African countries to make right investments toward developing a digitally transformed economy.

Nnamdi Kanu: No sit-at home for Biafrans from 27th to 30th of May

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday advised Biafrans to dedicate three days to pray for her fallen heroes.
The US embassy's charge d'affaires, Inmi Patterson, met with Wilbert Ibuge, permanent secretary at the foreign ministry, who reminded Patterson about the two countries' historical cooperation, the foreign ministry said.

Tanzania summons US official over coronavirus warning

The US embassy's charge d'affaires, Inmi Patterson, met with Wilbert Ibuge, permanent secretary at the foreign ministry, who reminded Patterson about the two countries' "historical cooperation", the foreign ministry said.
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has declared he doesn’t care what anyone says, willing he has the belief of his team-mates, manager and fans after scoring a brace in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Derby County in the FA Cup fifth round.

Manchester United manager gives update on Odion Ighalo’s future

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said no agreement has been reached between United and Shanghai Shenhua over Odion Ighalo’s loan extension.