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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest suspects as explosion rocks Rivers’ church

The police in Rivers State have arrested three suspects who allegedly detonated explosives at a Pentecostal church, Christain Universal Church International, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu points at a screen with an image of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh during a news conference at the Ministry of Defence in Tel Aviv, April 30, 2018.

Iran’s supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist

Iran’s supreme leader on Saturday called for the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist linked to Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear program, a slaying the Islamic Republic has blamed on Israel.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen shoot dead cleric in Ekiti

Unknown gunmen on Friday night shot dead a cleric, Revd. Johnson Oladimeji along Igbara-Odo-Ikere-Ekiti road in Ikere local government area of Ekiti State.
13. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Abducted wife of Ondo governor’s chief of staff released

The abducted wife of the Chief of Staff to Ondo State governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, on Saturday regained freedom after spending two days in the captives of her abductors.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Ekiti: Gunmen kidnap Chinese expatriate, kill policeman

The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Policeman killed as gunmen kidnap Chinese national in Ekiti

The incident, according to the Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti State Command, ASP Sunday Abutu, occurred around 4.30pm along new Ado-Iyin road.

Afenifere: Ondo traditional ruler’s murder one too many

Pan-Yoruba sociopolitical group, Afenifere, on Friday expressed worries about the killing of the Olufon of Ifon in Ondo State, Oba Israel Adeusi, by yet to be identified gunmen, describing the murder as one too many, while calling on the police to fish out the killers.
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Ondo governors’s chief of staff’s wife kidnapped

Barely 24 after a first-class traditional ruler was murdered in Ondo, the wife of the Chief of Staff to the Ondo state governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale has been abducted by suspected gunmen.

Suspected kidnappers kill Ondo monarch

Suspected kidnappers have reportedly killed a first class traditional ruler in Ondo state, the Olufon of lfon in Ose council area of the state, Oba Isreal Adewusi.

Retired director escapes as gunmen kidnap four in Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted four persons at Mararaban Kuchichanchan, along Pai road, Kwali Area council of Federal Capital Territory.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm bandits’ attack on Sokoto community

The Sokoto State Police Command last night confirmed an attack and killing of one person by gunmen who burnt down Deyeji village in Gudu Local Government Area of the state.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Kidnappers abduct wife, son of Atiku Abubakar’s security detail

Suspected kidnappers have abducted the wife and son of a security detail attached to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Yolde Pate, a surbub of Yola.

Chinese national, driver abducted in Taraba

The Chinese working with a Chinese company was said to be traveling along Donga-Wukari road with his driver in a Jeep on Tuesday when the gunmen blocked the road and whisked them away.

Gunmen storm Yola community, kidnap police officer’s wife, son

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers reportedly stormed Yolde Pate community in Yola South local government area of Adamawa State, and whisked away the wife and son of a police officer (names withheld) just as a local vigilante member barely escaped.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Kidnappers demand N10 million ransom for abducted Delta teacher

The victim simply identified as Mrs Ojoboh, a staff of Erho Secondary School, Abraka, was abducted last Monday night by a gang of gunmen who the police said dragged her into their car from her shop located along the old Eku-Abraka road and whisked her to an unknown location.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of Mahmoud Yakubu as INEC chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the name of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu to the Senate for reappointment for the second and final five-year term as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Former Nasarawa governor urges residents to support security agencies in arresting APC chair killers

Senator Umaru Al-Makura (APC-Nasarawa) has called on Lafia residents to support security agencies in apprehending those responsible for the killing of the state All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Mr. Phillip Shekwo.
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Minister’s brother kidnapped in Kano

Though details of the attack were still sketchy, newsmen learnt that the gunmen whose number could not be ascertained stormed the family house of the minister and abducted his blood brother, Babawuro Tofai.

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