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Bayelsa guber: Politicians urged to eschew violence during polls

Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, stakeholders have reminded political actors on the need to ensure that the forthcoming election is credible and peaceful.
India’s Delhi Police have arrested a Nigerian over serial cases of cheating which involved luring and stinging victims on Facebook.

Nigerian national arrested in Indian capital for retailing heroin

A Nigerian, Chibuzor Peter Ofonedu, has been arrested in the Indian capital of Delhi for allegedly supplying drugs, mounted on a scooter, police said on Saturday.
The Nigeria Police Force on Monday paraded some suspected kidnappers and robbers apprehended in different states at the SARS office in Abuja.

Police parade 81 suspects for kidnapping, other crimes, recover N10 million

The Nigeria Police Force on Monday paraded 81 crime suspects, some in military fatigues, reportedly responsible for a series of crimes across Abuja and surrounding areas.

Bayelsa guber: PDP condemns ‘false alarm’ over arms stockpile

The Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State has condemned the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for making “wild and miserable fabrications” about arms stockpile against the party.
Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Uche Anozia in hand shake with the Acting Managing Director of NDDC, Dr Akwagaga Enyia, during the visit.

Police seeks NDDC’s intervention on flood in Bayelsa stations

The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Uche Anozia, has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to assist it in checking the flood ravaging its headquarters and some stations in Yenagoa.

Police arrest ‘Honourable’ for defrauding Chinese of N30.6 million

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team have arrested Adamu Garuba, aka Honourable Ibrahim, for allegedly defrauding a Chinese of N30.6 million.
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Police nab man with fresh human parts

Ogun State Police Command has paraded a man, identified as Olatunji Koleoso, who was allegedly caught with fresh human parts in his vehicle.
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, who was arrested by the Police in Rivers State on Thursday has shared how he attacked his latest victim.

‘Notorious serial killer’ arrested after 8 women killed

Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt on Thursday arrested a man they described as a "serial killer".

Police advise girls to shun prostitution as Port Harcourt serial killer murders 10th victim

The Rivers State Police Command has advised young women to shun prostitution as a suspected serial killer has murdered the 10th victim.

Cleric advises young women to stop transacting business in hotels

The Lead Pastor of Glorious Destiny Family Church, Borokiri, Port Harcourt, Pastor Akeem Idoniboye, has advised young women to stop transacting businesses in hotels in order to escape from a suspected serial killer that targets only young women.

Police recruitment: Constable doesn’t know who Nigeria’s president is – DCP

Mr Sola Okediji, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), FCT, has said that some constables aspiring to join Nigeria Police could not give the name of Nigeria President and the Chief Justice of the country.

Police: Ban on procession applies only to IMN

The Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that the ban on procession across the country only applies to members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN).
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP: IMN remains proscribed

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has warned members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, otherwise known as Shiites, against embarking on any form of procession in the country, saying the group remained proscribed.
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Group commends police over arrest order on IMN, seeks extension to IPOB

A group known as the Citizens Action for Change (CAC) has welcomed the police arrest order placed on identified leaders of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) across the country.

Federal government tells court why Shiite group should remain banned

The federal government on Wednesday before the Federal High Court, Abuja, gave reasons why the proscription order banning the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) should not be vacated.

FG: Ibraheem El-Zakzaky sponsored by Iran to replicate violent revolution in Nigeria

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, accused Shiek Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, Leader, Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), of being sponsored by Iran to replicate the 1979 violent revolution that led to the forceful takeover of power in the country in Nigeria.

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

Housemaid steals N1.6 million just six hours on the job

A 26-year-old housemaid, Franker Amaha, has been arrested by operatives of Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, for stealing the sum of N1.6 million in foreign currencies from her employer, six hours after she was employed.

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Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
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Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.