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Seven die in Edo accident, governor’s aides involved

Seven persons were on Saturday confirmed dead after they were involved in an accident near Ehor village along the Benin-Ekpoma highway.

Auchi polytechnic employee found dead in farm

An employee of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Mr. Samuel Okolie, who disappeared on October 9, has been found dead in his farm at Aviele community, near Auchi, in the Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police arrest 1,151 high profile suspects in two months

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has said a total of 1,151 high profile suspects had been arrest across the country between September and October, this year.

NSCDC officers deployed to comb forest for kidnapped colleagues

The Edo State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed its personnel around the forests in Igueben area of Edo State where two its men were on Friday afternoon kidnapped by suspected kidnappers.

Two senior NSCDC officers abducted in Edo

Two senior officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), were yesterday, abducted in Edo State by gunmen suspected to kidnappers.

Why I killed my mother in-law, two others – suspect

A 44-year-old tipper driver, Edoghogho Omorogbe, has been arrested by the operatives of the Edo State Police Command for allegedly killing his 52-year-old mother-in-law, Mrs. Alice Omorogbe, 25 year-old sister-in-law, Blessing Efe and her six-month-old daughter.

Police in Edo reads riot act to criminals parade 155

The police in Edo State weekend read the riot to criminals and criminally minded people in the state threatening to take the fight against them to their hiding places.

Grandma in police net for selling phone stolen from Catholic priest

A 54-year old grand mother, Hannah Ibadin, is now cooling her heels in police cell at the Edo State Police Command for selling a Nokia phone stolen from a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. David Aronokhale. ‎
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Foiled jailbreak: How I paid N20, 000 to free convicted brother – suspect

A 40-year-old man, Oheneme Kingsley, has narrated how he paid the sum of N20, 000 to some Ijaws to cause a jailbreak in a bid to free his brother from the Oko Minimum Security Prison in Benin City.

Edo traditional rulers task police on crime prevention

The traditional rulers observed that the current wave of crime in the state, especially kidnapping and armed robbery across the three senatorial zones, was alarming.
Philip Shaibu

Edo government boosts security, gives patrol vehicles to police

The Edo State Government on Tuesday donated patrol vehicles to the State Police Command, to boost security in the State.
In order to checkmate activities of criminals in the state and their sponsors, Edo State Police Command on Thursday launched a security action plan, code-named Operation Puff Adder.

Police launch Operation Puff Adder in Edo

In order to checkmate activities of criminals in the state and their sponsors, Edo State Police Command on Thursday launched a security action plan, code-named Operation Puff Adder.
Edo State House of Assembly

Edo Assembly issues arrest warrant on Chinese company’s boss

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday issued a warrant of arrest on the Managing Director of Rongtai Aluminum Company, Chen Shijing, for his refusal to appear before the House.

2019: APC female aspirant seeks greater political participation

Mrs. Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, the Special Adviser to the President on Justice Sector Reforms and National Coordinator Open Government Partnership, says society can only be shaped through the active participation of the citizenry.

Journalists protest alleged brutalisation by security agencies

Members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Enugu State Council, on Thursday protested against the increasing harassment and intimidation of journalists in parts of the country.

Eid-el-Kabir: Governor Ugwuanyi at mosque, urges special prayers for President Buhari, others

Enugu State governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday joined the Muslim community in Enugu at the Central Mosque, Owerri Road, to celebrate the feast of Eid-el-Kabir, calling for special prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other leaders in the country.
Mikel Obi’s father has his vital signs checked after he has regained his freedom

Police rescue kidnapped Mikel Obi’s father in Enugu

Police in Enugu State, on Monday, rescued Pa Michael Obi, father of the Super Eagle captain, Mikel Obi, and his driver, one Ishaya John, unhurt in Egede Udi forest of Enugu State along old Egede Affa Road Enugu.

Police arrest member of killer gang in Enugu

A member of the killer gang that gunned down three persons at Ehamufu town, Isi-Uzo LGA Enugu State last weekend has been arrested by the police.

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Plateau United seek to maintain unbeaten run

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A group of protesters under the aegis of Guardian of Democracy Initiative on Friday, stormed the premises of the Federal High Court, venue of the ongoing trial of #RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore.

Ope Sowore: My children and I want my husband back

Wife of Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Mrs Ope Sowore, has sent a message to President Muhammadu Buhari that she and her children are waiting for the return of her husband.

General Buratai tasks officers on improvement on current successes

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has tasked officers and commanders of Nigerian Army units and formations to ensure improvement on current operational successes in 2020.
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Governor Sule, Senator Al-Makura deny friction over alleged inherited debts

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.

Rivers deputy governor condemns raping, killing of women by pirates

Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.