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Some residents of Mangoro-Onipetesi community in Lagos on Sunday went on a rampage blocking the Oshodi-Abeokuta expressway in protest against the killing of a youth in the area.

Mangoro residents on rampage as police shot dead another youth in Lagos

Some residents of Mangoro/Onipetesi community in Lagos on Sunday went on a rampage blocking the Oshodi/Abeokuta expressway in protest against the killing of a youth in the area.
The Deputy Governorship Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers State, Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has withdrawn from the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election.

Rivers elections: AAC governorship candidate blasts defected deputy

Governorship candidate of African Action Congress, (AAC) in Rivers State, Biokpomabo Awara, has lambasted his erstwhile running mate and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) defector, Akpo Bambo Yeeh, after his resignation on Monday.

Rivers elections: PDP to provide evidence on attempt to ‘assassinate’ Governor Wike

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State has welcomed and commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Yusuf Tukur Buratai for inaugurating the Major-General TA Gagariga’s led Committee to probe allegations of misconduct, including the assassination attempt on Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike by soldiers during the 2019 general elections.

Rivers elections: PDP urges IGP to probe activities of policemen

The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, to set a panel of inquiry to probe the involvement of police officers in the March 9 Governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state.

PDP: APC plotting to use army, police to scuttle elections in Rivers

Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council in Rivers State on Tuesday raised alarm over what it described as alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in connivance with the security agencies, especially the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, the Police Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, F-SARS, to scuttle elections in state.

Police beef up security in Yuletides

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the implementation of robust and elaborate security arrangement that would ensure a hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebration as well as provide adequate security for all political parties in the on-going political rallies and campaigns across the country.
Nigeria Police

How F-SARS nabbed Imo most wanted kidnappers

Wild jubilation erupted in Owerri, Imo State capital, following reports that the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Police Command had arrested two most wanted armed robbers and kidnappers in the state.

Police parade four suspected armed robbers in Jigawa

Police in Jigawa State said they have arrested four suspected armed robbers believed to have been terrorising residents of Gwaram Local Government Area of the state.
Abubakar Lado Abdullahi

Arrested House of Reps member Abubakar Lado regains freedom

House of Representatives Member, Abubakar Lado (APC-Niger), arrested by the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS) in Suleja, Niger State, has been released.

Police arrest suspected killers of Imo Catholic priest

The operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State police command have arrested the suspected killers of Rev Fr. Jude Egbom of St Patrick’s Catholic church, Amucha, in the Njaba Local Government Area of the state.
Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris

Check citizens’ bank account balances, get dismissed – IGP warns F-SARS operatives

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has told the operatives of the reformed Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad to desist from checking citizens’ bank accounts details.

Police arrest 23 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers in Nasarawa

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested 23 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers in August, the Commissioner of Police, Yahaya Bello, said on Friday.

Port Harcourt by-election : Police has declared war on Rivers State – Governor Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that the consistency with which the Police sabotages the electoral process in Rivers State amounts to a declaration of war on the people.

Police arrest 11 kidnappers, recover 1,000 firearms, 15 vehicles in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command said it has arrested 11 suspected kidnappers, robbers and recovered over 1,000 firearms and 15 vehicles at different locations in the State.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Lagos CP ban policemen from patrolling in mufti, commercial buses

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Tuesday, banned men of the force from operating in mufti and the use of commercial buses while on patrol in the state.

Police warn Kwara landlords, parade 25 suspected armed robbers, cultists

Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Aminu Pai Saleh, has warned landlords in the state to be wary of whom they rented their properties to.

Senate to investigate Rivers court invasion

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to investigate the invasion of a High Court in Rivers state.

Six killed in Ijebu–Igbo cult violence

Six persons, including a bricklayer and whose name is yet to be verified, were said to have been gunned down and several others injured in a renewed gun war that erupted between suspected members of rival cult groups in Ijebu–Igbo, Ogun State.

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Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Bishop Chukwuma challenges Governor Ugwuanyi on legacy projects

Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has appealed to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to leave legacies that posterity would remember him for.

NDLEA: 27 million involved in illicit drugs globally

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed worry over prevalent cases of drug abuse among youths in the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Central bank, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub.

Police confirm Lagos man kills wife, son, self

The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.