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Police nab 5 ‘ATM thieves’ in Jigawa

Jigawa State Police Command said it had arrested five suspects for allegedly defrauding people in banks through Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in Dutse.

PVC: DSS storms Ekiti school, arrests ministry officials

Acting on a tip off from the members of the public, operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday swooped on a popular secondary school in Ado-Ekiti, Ola Oluwa Muslim Grammar School, and arrested some Ministry officials allegedly found collecting Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) from teachers.

Police: Italian woman ‘strangled to death’ in Pakistan

Pakistani police Wednesday said an Italian woman who died under suspicious circumstances last month was strangled to death, in a case that made headlines in Italy over claims she was murdered in a so-called honour killing.

HEKAN: Nigeria has become a fearful place to live

The President of United Church of Christ in Nations also known as HEKAN, Reverend Amos Kiri, has said Nigeria has become a fearful place to live because citizens are now kidnapped, attacked in the farm, road or even in their homes by armed bandits.

Suspected pirates kill two, injure three in Bayelsa

Suspected Sea Pirates have killed two persons and injured three others in Ayama community, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

We’re not going after killer herdsmen in now – Benue CP

The police in Benue are holding back on their offensive against suspected killer herdsmen on rampage across the North-Central state, saying they would prioritise an immediate succour and enduring tranquillity for the affected communities instead.

President Buhari cautions against reprisal attacks in Rivers, Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed against reprisal attacks in Rivers and Kaduna states, following the recent killings in both states.

Police informant killed by unknown gunmen in Nasarawa

An official of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Nasarawa State Chapter, Yakubu Mama, has been killed by some unknown gunmen.

NLC calls for retraining of military personnel

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for the retraining of the military to make them more responsible in handling of security issues across the country, especially the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

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Zimbabwe presidential vote could enter a runoff – poll

Zimbabwe’s July 30 presidential election will provide no clear winner, with 40 percent of voters choosing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and 37 percent his opponent, Nelson Chamisa, according to an Afrobarometer poll released on Friday.

President Buhari: Ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie brought honour to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation.

Human trafficking: NAPTIP advises parents against undue pressure on children

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday urged parents to stop putting undue pressure on their children to prevent them from falling victims to human traffickers.

Federal government to engage media to promote exclusive breastfeeding

Federal Ministry of Health on Friday said it would engage stakeholders, individuals and media organisations to promote and support exclusive breastfeeding in health facilities, communities and workplaces.

Governor Ortom: APC demonizing me

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”