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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.
Nigeria Police

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.

Robbers attack police barrack in Delta

Residents of the ‘B’ Police Barracks along the Benin-Onitsha expressway in Asaba, Delta State have raised alarm of incessant robbery attacks on them in recent times.
ISIL fighters killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group has claimed through its news agency AMAQ.

Soldiers kill six bandits in Kaduna

The troops of “Operation Thunder Strike” and “Operation Harbin Kunama III” have killed five suspected bandits and arrested four others during two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

Two nabbed for stabbing, robbing female student in Onitsha

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly stabbing a female student of Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State at Upper-Iweka area of Onitsha, Anambra state.
Sagir Musa

20 bandits, kidnappers arrested in Katsina

Troops have arrested 20 bandits and kidnappers in Katsina State, among them a notorious kingpin, the Army said yesterday.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops nab notorious kidnap kingpin, 20 others terrorising in Kastina

Troops of 17 Brigade on Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III, have arrested a notorious kidnapping kingpin, one Mallam Bawa Gomna and 20 others during operations around Batsari, Jibia and Safana local government areas of Katsina State.

Police arrest domestic staff for allegedly killing employer, mother

The police in Lagos on Thursday said a 22-year old domestic staff in Surulere has been arrested for allegedly killing his employer and her mother.
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

NCC cautions subscribers against use of counterfeit handsets

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again cautioned telecom consumers to desist from the patronage and usage of counterfeit handsets and other substandard mobile devices in the country.

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC bans branded face masks at polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that political parties’ branded face masks/coverings would not be allowed at polling units on election days.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday renewed the Trump administration’s criticism of China’s early handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

US offers $10 million for information on election intruders

The United States has announced a 10-million-dollar (N3.8 billion) reward for information on foreign interference in its elections.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Anambra CP summons DPOs, others over rise in cultism

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr. John Abang, has summoned all the Divisional Police Officers, DPOs, and Tactical Commanders to an emergency meeting, following an increase in cultism in the state.
Harry Kane is recovering well from an ankle injury

Paul Scholes urges Manchester United to target Harry Kane over Jadon Sancho

Paul Scholes says Manchester United lack a prolific centre forward and should prioritise a move for Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane, over Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho.
Debt Management Office (DMO)

DMO: Chinese loans constitute only 3.9 percent of Nigeria’s total public debt stock

Total loans by the Chinese government and affiliate agencies to Nigeria is about $3.121 billion and constitutes only about 3.94 per cent of Nigeria’s total public debt of $79.3 billion as of March 31, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has said.