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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, on Tuesday said there can never be hours-long bank robbery operations in the state again.
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.
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.
For inflicting life threatening injuries on her eight-year old stepdaughter, a woman has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command.
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.
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.
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.
A divisional police officer who was kidnapped in Niger State earlier this week has been rescued, the Force Headquarters has confirmed.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has warned police officers against allowing themselves to be abducted ‘like “fowls’.
The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Cameroon reached 509 after 203 people tested positive on Friday.
The Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Senator Teslim Folarin, has urged the Executive Governor of the Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, to allow his deputy, Engr. Remi Olaniyan, lead the fight against coronavirus.
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.
Ghana international Christian Atsu has joined Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o and former Cote d'Ivoire ace Didier Drogba to condemn suggestions of first testing anti-coronavirus drugs in Africa.
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.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
The provost and deputy provost of the University of Ibadan’s College of Medicine, Professors Oluwabunmi Olapade-Olaopa and Obafunke Denloye respectively have tested positive for coronavirus.
South African police enforcing a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday fired rubber bullets towards hundreds of shoppers queueing outside a supermarket in Johannesburg, an AFP photographer said.
Dino Melaye, former senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast.
The Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has launched a coordinated offensive to dislodge Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists from Tunbuns Islands of the Lake Chad.