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Thunder kills 36 cows on sacred hill in Ondo community

Thirty six cows were reportedly struck dead late Saturday by thunder bolt on top of a sacred hill at Ijare town in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.

‘One chance robber’ arrested as ladies identify him in public

Police in Ogun state have arrested one Abiodun Makinde, a suspected ‘one chance’ robber upon being sighted and identified in public by two lady – victims.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army intensifies campaign against Boko Haram in Lake Chad

The Nigerian Army has embarked on communities sensitisations in northern Borno and Lake Chad basin, to rout out Boko Haram and ISWAP fighters in the area.
Elkana also said that detectives from Ilemba Hausa Division, arrested two suspects, one Mr Gidion Amuzie, 25, and Godspower Imafidion, 25, of Satellite Town, Lagos.

Four ‘notorious robbers’ arrested for killing cop in Lagos

A team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer, Igando, CSP Taiwo Kasumu, have arrested four notorious armed robbery suspects.

Three ‘clerics’ in police net for fraud, rape

Police in Ogun State have arrested three Islamic ‘clerics’ who specialized in swindling unsuspecting members of the public and raping their female victims.
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How Ekiti police killed two FUOYE students – SUG President

The President of the Student Union Government of the Federal University Oye Ekiti, Awodola Oluwaseun, has narrated how policemen from the Ekiti State Police Command allegedly killed two students of the school.

Family of seven, guest die of suspected generator fume

News reaching us has it that a family of six and their female guest were this morning found dead after it was suspected that they died after inhaling generator fume.

MURIC kicks as Rivers governor demolishes mosque

Trans-Amadi Central Mosque in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, was on Tuesday 20th August, 2019 demolished by the Rivers State government. The demolition exercise has however been denounced by the Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC).
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Gunmen abduct anti-graft agency official in Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a staff member of one of the nation’s anti-corruption agencies in Kaduna State.
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Police: Sokoto lawmaker kidnapped

The police in Sokoto State have confirmed the abduction of Aminu Bodai, a member of the state House of Assembly, by gunmen in Bodai village of Dange/Shuni Local Government Area of the state.

Four cops arrested for extra-judicial killings in Lagos

Lagos State Police Command has arrested four police officers for alleged extra-judicial killings, vowing that the officers involved would face murder charges in court.

Police officers face dismissal for executing arrested suspects

The police in Lagos have said four of its officers are being interrogated for executing two suspects they arrested on Monday at Ipayi area, Iba, Lagos.

‘Armed robbers’ arrested while fighting over loot

Two suspected armed robbers have been arrested while fighting over their proceeds from a robbery operation they carried out in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Taraba police killings: How Army captain engaged welder to remove kingpin suspect cuffs

Fresh facts revealed, yesterday, that the Army captain fingered in the killing of three police officers attached to Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, IRT, and the subsequent release of suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Wadume, in Ibi, Taraba State, threatened to deal with police officers attached to Ibi police station for not cooperating with him.

Police arrest eight ‘cultists’ at initiation venue

Eight suspected new initiates of the One Million Boys cult group were on Sunday arrested by the police in Lagos.
The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said eight suspected cultists, including a female have been arrested while being initiated into a dread cult group, called ‘One Million Boys.’

Female cultists, seven others arrested during initiation into ‘One Million Boys’

The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said eight suspected cultists, including a female have been arrested while being initiated into a dread cult group, called ‘One Million Boys.’

Twin three-storey building razed in Anambra gas explosion

A section of a twin three-story building was on Wednesday night gutted by fire at Emenike/Ezeugo road junction, Okpoko in Ogbaru local government area of Anambra state.
The Speaker of Students’ Union Government Parliament, Bayonne Simeon, of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State has bemoaned the insecurity of students living off-campus.

Gunmen raping our girls, robbing us – Rivers polytechnic students

The Speaker of Students’ Union Government Parliament, Bayonne Simeon, of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State has bemoaned the insecurity of students living off-campus.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.