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UN: 85 killed in violence on Afghanistan’s presidential election day

A special report released by the UN on Tuesday said 85 civilians were killed in election-related violence on the polling day in Afghanistan’s presidential election held last month.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

[email protected]: Some persons plotting to cause division – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to Nigerians to be careful of persons scheming division in the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor reassures on kidnapping, other crimes

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has reiterated the commitment of the State Government towards ending kidnapping and other crimes in the state.
Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo

ICC prosecutor appeals acquittal of Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court appealed on Monday against the shock acquittal of former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo over post-electoral violence that killed around 3,000 people.

Police alerts Maiduguri residents on criminals removing money from parked vehicles

The Borno state police Command has called on residents especially motorists, who withdraw money from banks and park their vehicles (containing the money) negligently, to refrain from such act in their own interest.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP: Community policing will complement efforts in combating crime

The Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Adamu, has declared that community policing initiative will complement the Nigeria police’s efforts in combating crimes and issues bothering on the activities of bandits, terrorists, kidnappers and militants.
Frank Mba

Police parade 58 ‘kidnappers, robbers’

The police on Wednesday paraded 58 suspects allegedly involved in kidnapping, armed robbery, car theft, unlawful possession of weapons and other crimes.
Nigeria Police

Police: 100 ‘criminals’ nabbed in Kano

The police in Kano State have arrested a total of 100 suspected criminals for various crimes, ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, cyber crimes and forgery.

South-West to engage vigilantes to fight insecurity – Ondo governor

The chairman of the South-West Governors Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, disclosed that all the Southwest governors have agreed to engage the services of local vigilante groups to tackle insecurity in the zone.
Manchester United legend Eric Cantona received UEFA President’s award during the Champions League draw Thursday night in Monaco, but he left the audience confounded and tongues wagging with a bizzare high-flown acceptance speech delivered in academic fashion

Eric Cantona receives UEFA president’s award, confuses audience with bizarre acceptance speech

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona received UEFA President’s award during the Champions League draw Thursday night in Monaco, but he left the audience confounded and tongues wagging with a bizarre high-flown acceptance speech delivered in academic fashion.

Plateau agency urges collaborative efforts to fight cultism, kidnapping

Mr Joseph Lengman, the Director-General, Plateau State Peace Building Agency (PSPBA), has called for collaborative efforts to combat the high rate of cultism, gangsterism and other crimes in the state.g

Call for revolution condemnable – APC governors

Governors on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the country have condemned the call for revolution, saying it was unpatriotic.

Police, vigilantes intimidated us into kidnapping – Repentant bandits

Some repentant bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Monday, explained why they took up arms against the people of the area.
Bello Matawalle

Security: Five North-west governors to meet in Katsina

Governors of Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto, Katsina and Zamfara states are to meet on Thursday in Katsina to strategize and strengthen efforts in tackling security issues in their states.

Soldiers begin ‘operation-stop-and-search’ in Ekiti

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday tightened security on some major highways in Ekiti State, to curb the rising spate of killings, kidnappings and other crimes.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

Ohanaeze youths give federal government seven-day ultimatum to proscribe IMN

The Coalition of Ohanaeze Youth Groups has given the Federal Government 7-day ultimatum to proscribe the activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, nationwide.

HRW: Gambian ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh ‘handpicked’ women for rape

Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups said on Wednesday.

Prophet kills, buries 25-year-old housewife after meeting on Facebook

The long arm of the Oyo state Police Command has apprehended a prophet of Cherubim and Seraphim who allegedly lured and slaughtered a 25-year-old house wife, Bosede Oguntade for money rituals, following their friendship on Facebook.

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Governors El-Rufai, Badaru to lead APC campaign in Kogi, Bayelsa

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El Rufai, has been appointed as chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Kogi State polls.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo APC suspends secretary

The Edo chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has suspended its Secretary, Mr Lawrence Okah.
Sadiya Umar Farouq

Over 12 million Nigerians benefiting from SIPs – minister

Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says over 12 million Nigerians are benefitting from the social investment programmes (SIPS).
Seyi Makinde

We’ll reconstruct Iwo Road interchange with N8 billion – Oyo governor

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has disclosed that not less than N8 billion would be spent to reconstruct the popular Iwo Road interchange in Ibadan, the state capital.

15-year-old sex trafficking victim commits suicide after rescue

A 15-year-old Texas girl died by suicide on Saturday, two years after she was rescued from sex trafficking, her family says.