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Ekiti guber: Police to withdraw Ayodele Fayose, Kayode Fayemi’s security aides

The police DIG declared that no party would be allowed to hold any political rally not approved by the police until the election was held.

Policeman ‘kills Abuja NYSC member’ a day to passing out

A youth corp member, Linda Angela Igwetu, has allegedly been shot dead by a policeman in Abuja in the early hours of Wednesday.

Native doctor beaten to death by in-laws in Ondo

A 45-year-old native doctor, Adelogba Ademuyiwa, was allegedly beaten to death by his In-law for having the effrontery to beat up his wife, Itunu, in Ifira Akoko area of Ondo state.

Ex-CP Tsav: Ex-President Obasanjo afraid of his shadow

Popular former Lagos Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has hit at ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, whom he said was “simply afraid of his shadow’’.

Female undergraduate, others arrested for kidnap in Ebonyi

A final-year female undergraduate student of the Ebonyi State University in Abakaliki (name withheld) and four other suspects have been paraded by the Ebonyi State Police Command for their alleged involvement in the abduction of a businessman, Mr. Monday Oke.

Robbers steal local government workers’ salary in Kebbi

Gwandu Local Government Area of Kebbi says suspected robbers have stolen over N9 million meant for the payment of April salary of workers of its Departments of Health and Agriculture.

IPOB accuses police of abducting 21 members

Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday alleged that the Abia State Police Command abducted 21 Shalom Church members and other Christian denominations praying in the Afara-Ukwu residence of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

Suspected hoodlums arrested at Ekiti APC Primary

No fewer than six suspected hoodlums were arrested at the gate of the venue of the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) primary rerun on Saturday.

60 suspected robbers, kidnappers arrested in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has rounded up 60 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cultists in its recent major operations.

Police destroy gun making factory in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command said on Wednesday it has destroyed a gun making factory in the state.

Police sergeant detained over death of tipper conductor

Anger, grief and confusion raged at the undulating Okwelle Community, in the Onuimo council area of Imo State on Wednesday, when a Police Sergeant, Aba Itam allegedly shot dead a 20-year old tipper conductor, Ifeanyi Okafor.

Police corporal shoots dead colleague in Adamawa

A regular Policeman, Cpl. Bala Adamu, on Tuesday, shot dead a Mobile Policeman, Sgt. Emmanuel Timothy, who was on Special Assignment in Madagali town of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.

Suspected herdsmen kill farmer in Ogun

Suspected herdsmen were alleged to have killed a farmer, Adetona Owolabi, on his farm on Thursday at Afon in Imeko-Afon Local Government area of Ogun State.

Police arrest student over alleged rape of 12-year-old girl in Imo

A secondary school student named Sopuruchukwu Onuoha was on Thursday arrested by the operatives of the Owerri Area Command of the Nigeria Police Force for allegedly raping a girl (names withheld) of 12 years.

Police arrest secondary school student for raping neighbour

A secondary school student, Sopuruchukwu Onuoha, was on Monday arrested by operatives of the Owerri Area Command of the Nigeria Police Force for allegedly raping his neighbour (names withheld).

Police intercept N15m fake drugs in Zaria

The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the interception of fake drugs worth over N15 million in Zaria.

House of Reps recommends immediate redeployment of Kano CP

A House of Representatives panel has recommended the immediate redeployment of the Kano State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Yusuf, for being partisan.

Police arrest man for kidnapping 6-yr-old boy in FCT

The police at Apo Divisional headquarters, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have arrested a 20-year-old man for kidnapping a 6-year-old boy.

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The Assistant Inspector General in charge of Zone 2 Command, Adamu Ibrahim, has upheld the recommendation of police disciplinary body that recommended the dismissal of four policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos State.

Egypt hikes natural gas prices by up to 75%

Egypt raised natural gas prices for households and businesses on Saturday by between 33.3 and 75%, the latest among tough austerity measures aimed at rebuilding the country's economy battered by years of unrest since a 2011 uprising.
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