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Court orders police to pay N10 million compensation for unlawful killing

The Federal High Court in Ibadan on Thursday ordered the Nigerian Police Force to pay N10 million as compensation to the family of Alidu Hakeem, a commercial driver shot dead by a policeman at Saki.

Offa bank robbery kingpins confess

The leaders of the robbery gang that struck banks in Offa in Kwara on April 5 are reported to be making startling confessions.

47 Biafra agitators to face prosecution in Abia

Forty-seven arrested members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra/Biafra’s Independent Movement (MASSOB/BIM) will be prosecuted for alleged impersonation, the Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said.

APC Congress: Police, NSCDC deploy 2,500 personnel in Borno

The Police and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence said 2,500 officers had been deployed to provide security at the All Progressives Congress state congress in Borno.

Police tighten security at APC congress venue in Gombe

The Gombe Police Command on Saturday deployed no fewer than 500 policemen to the venue of the APC State Congress to ensure the safety of lives and property.

Police: Three suspects arrested over murder during APC congress in Lagos

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State command, Edgal Imohimi, has confirmed that at least three suspects were arrested and currently in detention over the alleged killing of a delegate at last Saturday’s local government congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Anambra youths protest Senate over no confidence vote on IGP Ibrahim Idris

Anambra State youths on Friday took to the streets and roads of Awka to protest the Senate probe and vote of no confidence passed on Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris over his failure to appear before the the body.

JTF kill 10 armed bandits in Taraba special operations

A joint military and police operation in Taraba on Wednesday killed armed 10 bandits terrorising Taraba and Adamawa states.

Police confirms nine killed in fresh Taraba attack

The Police Command in Taraba on Wednesday confirmed the death of nine persons in early morning attacks on Tutuwa community in Ussa Local Government Area of Taraba.

Taraba council chief confirms nine killed, two missing in fresh attack

The Chairman of Ussa Local Government Council in Taraba state, Hon. Rimansikwe Karma, on Wednesday, confirmed the killing of nine persons in an early morning attack on Tutuwa community.

South African national found dead in Lagos hotel

A Nigerian lady, Gift Mike, is cooling her heels at State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Yaba, answering questions bordering on the death of her South African lover, Daniel Grant, weekend, in a hotel on Victoria Island area of Lagos.

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.

Protesters clash with police in Abakaliki

Economic and human activities as well as vehicular movements were grounded in various parts of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, on Thursday, following series of violent clashes between the protesting commercial motorcycle operators and policemen.

Forensic evidence shows Danish husband killed Nigerian wife, three-year-old daughter – Lagos government

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said all is set for the prosecution of a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, for the murder of his Nigerian wife, Zainab, and three-year-old daughter, Petra, in Banana Island area of Ikoyi on April 5, 2018.

Police raid criminal hideouts, recover 50 guns in Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State said Saturday that they had made a major breakthrough in the fight against crime in the state with the recovery of about 50 high-calibre weapons from suspected criminals.

Five women arrested for hawking, selling naira notes

No fewer than five women have been arrested by police in various parts of Ogun State for allegedly hawking and selling naira notes.

Police arrest five currency hawkers in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested five persons in different parts of the state for allegedly hawking naira notes.

Police recover 179 illegal firearms in Rivers

The Police Command in Rivers says it has recovered 179 arms and 577 cartridges from members of the public.

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NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid squad ‘pleased by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur move’

Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
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PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.