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Police to prosecute vendors of police uniforms

The Nigeria Police Force said that it would arrest and prosecute anyone caught selling police uniforms in the open market.

Police shoot dead member of robbery gang who shot Ogun DPO

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday says it has gunned down a member of armed robbery gang who shot and injured the Divisional Police Officer of its Ogbere Divisional headquarters, Adeyinka Akingbade.

Fake JAMB official sent to prison for duping 70 candidates

The accused, a resident of Ibeju-lekki from Enugu State, was charged before an Igbosere Magistrate Court, Lagos on a two-count charge of felony to wit, cheating 70 JAMB candidates.

Yuletide: Police warns commercial sex workers against ritualists, other criminals in FCT

Following the incessant cases of murder especially of young women in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the police have warned commercial sex workers operating the city to be weary of those who patronise them.

Plateau PDP chairman Damishi Sango, son, four others kidnapped

Ahead of the Saturday national convention of the party, the Plateau State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was thrown into mourning, on Thursday, as the chairman, Hon. Damishi Sango, was kidnapped with five others along Jere village, Kaduna State.

Bank robbers can’t operate for hours in Lagos again – CP Imohimi Edgal

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, on Tuesday said there can never be hours-long bank robbery operations in the state again.

Normalcy returns to Igbo-Etiti after communal clash

Enugu State Police Command said on Friday that normalcy had returned to Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State after a clash on Thursday by youths in two communities in the area.

Woman breaks 13-year-old maid’s head for alleged theft

Tempers flared in Ijeshatedo, Surulere, Lagos State, after a woman, Motunrayo Ayadi, reportedly broke the head of her 13-year-old maid, Deborah Matthew, for alleged theft.

Woman arrested for slashing stepdaughter with razor blade

For inflicting life threatening injuries on her eight-year old stepdaughter, a woman has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command.

Police arrest, detain 3 sacked LASU staff

Operatives of the Lagos State Command of Nigeria Police have arrested and detained three sacked academic and non teaching staff of Lagos State University (LASU) on the request of the institution management.

Ondo DPO Aminu Mustapha dies in auto crash

The Ondo State Police Command was thrown into mourning on Monday following the death of the Acting Divisional Police Officer in charge of Yaba Police Division Ondo Town, Ondo State, Mr. Aminu Mustapha.

I’ve been barred from sending detainees to Kirikiri, Ikoyi prisons – CP Imohimi Edgal

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, yesterday said that the high number of criminals currently being remanded, has forced the authorities at the Kirikiri and Ikoyi prisons to bar him from bringing more detainees to those prisons that have since reached their capacity.

Police claims late Kogi director Edward Soje suffered partial stroke

The Kogi State police command on Monday claimed that the director in the state civil service, Edward Soje, who committed suicide last week had a partial stroke before he died.

Fulani herdsmen accuse media of bias over Plateau killings

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Plateau State chapter, has accused the media of bias and complicity in its reports against its members.

Kidnapped police divisional chief, four others rescued

A divisional police officer who was kidnapped in Niger State earlier this week has been rescued, the Force Headquarters has confirmed.

Police chief Ibrahim Idris warns officers against being kidnapped like “fowls”

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has warned police officers against allowing themselves to be abducted ‘like “fowls’.

Gunmen kidnap DPO, 5 others in Niger

The Divisional Police Officer attached to the Sarkin Pawa Police Division in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, Amos Ali, his orderly and four others have been kidnapped by gunmen.

At least 29 killed in fresh Plateau attack

No fewer than 29 people mostly women and children were in the early hours of Monday killed during an attack in Nkiedonwhro village of Irigwe chiefdom in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

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The Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), DCP, in Lagos, Olatunji Disu, on Friday appealed to Muslim faithful gathering for Jumat prayers in two mosques in Agege Lagos to comply with the Lagos State Government’s order on religious gathering and social distancing as a way of preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Police warn Muslim faithful in Lagos against flouting sit-at-home orders

The Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), DCP, in Lagos, Olatunji Disu, on Friday appealed to Muslim faithful gathering for Jumat prayers in two mosques in Agege Lagos to comply with the Lagos State Government’s order on religious gathering and social distancing as a way of preventing the spread of COVID-19.
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Coronavirus: Nigerian military set to deploy 80 medical doctors

As part of efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the Nigerian military is set to deploy 80 medical personnel to complement the number of health workers fighting the virus.