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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 17 kidnap, robbery suspects in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto State on Thursday said it arrested no fewer than 17 suspects over armed robbery, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the state.

NHIS develops 10-year strategic plan for universal health coverage

The NHIS Executive Secretary, Prof. Mohammad Sambo, told newsmen on the sidelines of the retreat in Kaduna that it was to educate the top management on the plan, which was developed to ensure sustainable Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the country.
Nigerian security operatives in an operation involving the Army, Air force and the Police in Orlu community of Imo State have arrested 20 members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, according to PRNigeria.

Orlu: 20 IPOB members arrested as Army confirms killing of four soldiers

Nigerian security operatives in an operation involving the Army, Air force and the Police in Orlu community of Imo State have arrested 20 members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, according to PRNigeria.
Residents, government troops flee as armed group overran a town in Nigeria’s Borno state in attack claimed by ISIL.

Troops arrest 10 suspects, recover 16 weapons in Benue

Troops of the Nigerian military have arrested 10 suspected criminals and recovered 16 weapons following the communal clash that took place recently between Ibilla and Ukpa communities in Oju Local Government Area of Benue State.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest 11 robbery, car snatching suspects in Kano

The Police Command in Kano has arrested 11 robbery and car snatching syndicate suspects in the state in the last one month.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Ogun: Police arrest eight cultists for murder

No fewer than eight suspected cultists have been arrested by the police in different parts of Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State for murder.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police sergeant, one other caught in Port Harcourt robbery

Rivers State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the arrest of one of its officer, Sergeant Ibrahim Odege, for alleged involvement in an armed robbery in Port Harcourt.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest three ‘robbers’ in Osun

The Police Command in Osun says it has arrested three suspected robbers who hijacked two articulated vehicles and robbed the occupants along Osun-Ile Ife expressway in Osun.
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Taraba assemblyman kidnapped in Jalingo

Gunmen have abducted the lawmaker representing Nguroje constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly, Bashir Bape.
Huawei is selling its budget brand smartphone unit Honor to a consortium of over 30 agents and dealers in a bid to keep it alive, the company and the consortium said on Tuesday.

Huawei confirms plan to sell its Honor smartphone unit to ensure its survival

Huawei is selling its budget brand smartphone unit Honor to a consortium of over 30 agents and dealers in a bid to keep it alive, the company and the consortium said on Tuesday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police clamp down on handset thieves in Kano

The Police in Kano have launched a manhunt arresting 60 handset thieves, recovering hundreds of handsets forcefully disposed from their rightful owners by the hoodlums.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo

Police arrest 28 for crimes, kill two robbery suspects in Edo

Mr Johnson Kokumo, Commissioner of Police in Edo disclosed this on Thursday, in Benin while briefing the media on the Command’s “modest” achievements.
The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday said it has arrested no fewer than eight (8) suspects who specialized in motorcycles snatching in Ibadan metropolis.

NSCDC arrests eight suspects, intercepts they motorcycles in Oyo

The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday said it has arrested no fewer than eight (8) suspects who specialized in motorcycles snatching in Ibadan metropolis.

Armed thugs invade FMC Lokoja

Armed political thugs on Wednesday invaded the Federal Medical Centre in Lokoja, carting away cash, laptops, and telephone handsets, among others.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Kidnap suspect shot dead, another arrested in Enugu

A statement signed by the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said the feat was recorded in two separate operations on May 16th and 26th respectively.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill one kidnapper, arrest another in Enugu

Operatives of Enugu State Police Command have killed one kidnapper and arrested another while rescuing 3 kidnap victims in separate operations carried out on May 16th and 26th respectively.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 17 sea pirates in Rivers

Operatives of the Marine Division of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested 17 alleged pirates terrorising travellers on the waterways in the State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 150 ‘cultists’ over supremacy clashes in Ogun

The police in Ogun have arrested no fewer than 150 suspects following supremacy clashes between rival cult groups in Ifo and Sango- Ota axis of the state.g

Customers lose phones, jewelries to robbers in barbing salon

Customers in a barbing salon at No. 3 Olisakwe crescent in Azu Ogbunike, Oyi local government area of Anambra State, reportedly lost their valuables to suspected robbers at gunpoint.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

We’ve paid millions as ransom just to get medication across to Ibraheem El-Zakzaky –...

The family of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has alleged that a heavy ransom has been paid to get medication across to him.
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Gang uses 14-year-old boy for robbery operations in Gombe

A 14-year-old primary five pupil was among 21 crime suspects arrested by the police in Gombe, the SP Mary Malum, the Public Relations Officer of the police command in the state, said on Tuesday.

Police arrest eight ‘cultists’ at initiation venue

Eight suspected new initiates of the One Million Boys cult group were on Sunday arrested by the police in Lagos.

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NUJ to partner British Council on training of journalists

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Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was more deserving of the Best FIFA Men's Player award in 2019 than Barcelona star Lionel Messi, according to France great Alain Giresse.

Liverpool boss ‘not concerned’ about Sadio Mane’s poor form

Jurgen Klopp has said he had no concerns over the form of Sadio Mane, despite the Liverpool forward’s struggles in front of goal in recent weeks.
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Police confirm abduction of three quarry workers in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command on Thursday confirmed the abduction of three workers at a quarry site in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
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