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The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Policeman shoots two traders in Ogun

The Olomore axis of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was on Thursday thrown into pandemonium following a violent clash between the special anti-cultism team of the police and traders.
The Osun State Fire Service, on Sunday confirmed the death of an aged woman, Mrs Omolayo Kolawole, in a recent fire incident that razed a house at Alapata street, Modakeke-Ife on Saturday.

Three siblings burnt to death in Anambra fire incident

Tragedy occurred at Ugwu Chelekwu village, Okija, on Saturday morning when a fire burnt down the house of one Mr Chukwuma Adinuba killing his three children.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm seven killed, five injured in Kaduna attack

Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that seven persons were killed and five others injured in Maro village, a border community between Kajuru and Kachia Local Government Area of the state.
The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the kidnapping of six persons in Rijana village along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on Sep. 7.

Kidnappers abduct Edo queen, daughter

The Wife of the Onojie of Ewatto kingdom in Esan South East local government of Edo State, His Royal Highness, Ikhumhen 11, Queen Florence Ikhumhen, has been reportedly kidnapped with one of her daughters by gunmen.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lagos refutes report of outbreak of coronavirus

Lagos State Government has denied reports on social media that there were large numbers of Chinese nationals infected with Coronavirus in Gowon Estate, saying preliminary investigation showed otherwise.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Man impregnates 13-year-old stepdaughter in Ogun

A-50-year-old man, Kayode Oladehinde, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defiling and impregnating his 13-year-old stepdaughter.

Overhead water tank falls into classroom, kills two students in Anambra

Two students were killed and two others injured on Wednesday when an overhead Tank filled with water fell into a classroom of Royal Kings Foundation nursery and primary school Nkpor-Agu in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.

Police screen candidates for community policing in Plateau

The Plateau State Police Command has begun screening of candidates for recruitment as constables for community policing in the state.
Fire on Sunday gutted the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Fire guts INEC office, residential building in Anambra

Fire on Sunday gutted the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap unidentified man in Delta

Suspected gunmen have kidnapped yet to be identified young man along Idumuje-Ugboko/ Onicha-Ugbo/Abuja road, in Delta State, abandoning his family on the road.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police arrest ‘kidnappers’ of Ogun council transition committee member

The Ogun State Police Command on Friday paraded four suspected kidnappers who abducted a member of the Local Government Transition Committee, inaugurated by Governor Dapo Abiodun recently.

Former Senate president accused of destroying farmland in Ebonyi

A former president of the Nigerian Senate, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, has been accused of destroying a commercial farmland at Amagu, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. A former president of the Nigerian Senate, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, has been accused of destroying a commercial farmland at Amagu, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
Nigeria Police

Police vow to fish out killers of Oko Oloyun

The Oyo State Police Command on Friday vowed to fish out the killers of a trado-medical practitioner, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, popularly known as ‘Oko Oloyun.’
Nigeria Police

Murder: Police interrogate Oko Oloyun’s escorts, staff

The Oyo State Police Command said on Friday, that the two police escorts attached to a popular Yoruba herbal manufacturer, Alhaji Fatai Yusuff, killed by some unknown gunmen are being questioned at the homicide section of State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID Iyaganku, Ibadan.
Nigeria Police

Police foil kidnap attempt in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has said that in its relentless effort to curtail the incidence of banditry, kidnapping and other related violent crimes, has succeeded in foiling a kidnapping incidence in Kaduna on Thursday.

Police: Slain Delta PDP chieftain notorious cultist, fraudster

Slain chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ovie Wisdom Iroro, who was killed at Abraka last Wednesday was an alleged “notorious cultist and fraudster.”
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Groups fault police brutality accusation against DPO in Delta

Two groups, Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) Delta state branch, and Warri Urban Security Network (WUSN), have absolved the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Ekpan Division, SP Asanaenyi Ibok, of an allegation of brutality levelled against him by an aggrieved citizen.

Gunmen attack FRSC official

A Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) official serving in Ebonyi State, Mr. Chiedera Orazurike, has narrowly escaped death following an attempt on his life by suspected killers.

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NBC: Federal government not out to gag Nigerians

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has said the new broadcasting regulations were not intended to gag Nigerians from expressing their views.

141 hospital staff investigated for giving free medicals to friends

Some 141 doctors and paramedics at a public hospital in Rome have been charged with fraud for giving free medical tests to friends and family evading regional taxes, police said on Friday.

Forex: Central bank injects $292.34 million, CNY 22.8 million into Retail SMIS

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, February 21, 2020, continued its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by injecting the sum of $292.34million into the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS).
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara state-owned newspaper gets acting general manager

A new acting General Manager has been appointed for the Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation (The Herald Newspapers).

Imo renames college after late Senator Uwajumogu

The Imo State government has renamed the Imo State College of Education, Ihitte Uboma after the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as a way to mortalizing him for his service to the state.