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‘Cultists’ kill one, maim widow in Akwa Ibom

However, it was gathered that the Widow was attacked on Monday when she left the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, in Church premises, where most of them that fled the community are taking refuge following the violent activities of rival cult groups Debam and Iceland, to her farm in Inen community to look for food for her hungry children.
Abdullahi Bello, the Kubwa Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Tuesday, said he and his men had to retreat to avoid being attacked by hoodlums who stormed Kubwa NYSC Orientation Camp to loot.

Presidency worries over police absence as street violence escalates

The Presidency expressed concern last night when informed that policemen have still not returned to the streets despite violence engulfing most of the cities in the country.
Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, on Friday evening, invaded a warehouse believed to stash a large volume of COVID-19 palliatives yet to be distributed to the people of the state.

#EndSARS: Nigeria boils as hoodlums go on rampage

The protests by the youths against police brutality started on a peaceful note about two weeks ago and gained international attention.

#EndSARS: Policeman, two others killed in Awka

Rampaging youths have all day made bonfire at the junction, along the Enugu-Onitsha expressway, stopping motorists, while also extorting from them.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 80 ‘cultists’, recover ‘weapons’ in Anambra

The Anambra State Po­lice Command Monday announced arrest of 80 suspected cultists and al­legedly recovered arms and ammunition.

Operation Burst: Another leader of ‘One Million Boys’ arrested in Ibadan

The Director-General of Oyo State Joint Security Task Force, popularly known as ‘Operation Burst’, Col. Oladipo Ajibola (rtd), has declared over the weekend in Ibadan that the second in command to the late Abiola Ebila, the leader of the notorious One Million boys in Ibadan has been arrested and currently facing trial.
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YIAGA: APC, PDP inducing Edo voters with money, other items

An election observation group, YIAGA Africa, says the two major political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are inducing voters with money and other gift items ahead of the September 19 governorship elections.
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PDP: US ban warning to Comrade Oshiomhole, Pastor Ize-Iyamu, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has applauded the United States of America for imposing a visa ban on some Nigerian politicians, accused of undermining the electoral process in Nigeria.

Pregnant woman killed in Lagos cult violence

A 35-year-old pregnant woman, Risikat Saliman, was shot dead during a bloody clash between suspected cult groups at Aleke community in Ikorodu, Lagos State on Thursday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ekiti: Police command parade 18 ‘criminals’

Ekiti State police command on Monday paraded 18 suspects involved in various crimes in the state in recent times. The suspects, includes 7 armed robbery suspects, including two females, 3 cases of burglary and stealing, 5 cultists, kidnapper and a rapist.

Gunmen invade Rivers’ community, leave ‘pool of blood’

Residents of Bunu community in Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State are now living in fear following the invasion of their area in early hours of Saturday, August 8 by some unknown gunmen who shoot sporadically for several hours of the night.

Father severs son’s hand over cultism in Calabar

A man known as Mr Sunday Brown in Nyomidibi community near Nyangasang town in Calabar Municipality of Cross River State has severed the wrist of his son, named Mathew over reported involvement in cultism.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Anambra CP summons DPOs, others over rise in cultism

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr. John Abang, has summoned all the Divisional Police Officers, DPOs, and Tactical Commanders to an emergency meeting, following an increase in cultism in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 27 ‘rapists’ in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested 27 suspected rapists and five alleged cultists in connection with criminal conspiracy, unlawful society, inciting disturbance and Illegal possession of locally made firearms.
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APC, PDP bicker over skirmishes at Oba of Benin’s palace

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, yesterday, engaged in a fierce war of words accusing each other of being responsible for last Saturday’s clash between their supporters that left many persons injured and several vehicles destroyed.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 20 ‘cultists’ for alleged murder in Akwa Ibom community

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it has arrested twenty suspected cultists for alleged murder in Inen Ikot Eteye, Ikot Inyang and Inen Ikot Owuk villages of Inen clan in Oruk Anam local government areas of the state.

Edo PDP slams APC over ‘sponsorship of thugs, cultists’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed the All Progressives Congress (APC) over allegation of the Edo State Government giving out appointments to thugs and cultists to disrupt the forthcoming governorship election.
Police operatives attached to Kpor Police Division in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers have arrested one Vurasi Bagio for killing one Aborlo Kaola.

Police arrest suspect over murder in Rivers

Police operatives attached to Kpor Police Division in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers have arrested one Vurasi Bagio for killing one Aborlo Kaola.

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