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The police have called on the Nigerian Army to explain why soldiers killed three of their officers who were on a covert operation in Taraba State.
Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN) has condemned the killing of three operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and a civilian, by troops of 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Takum, Taraba State.
Former Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, has condemned the killing of policemen by men of the Nigerian army.
The Nigerian Army has said the three policemen and a civilian killed by soldiers during a gun battle along Ibi-Wukari Road in Taraba State were mistaken for kidnappers.
Nigerian Army and Police authorities have constituted a Joint Investigation Panel to investigate the incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba leading to the death of some police personnel on Tuesday.
The Nigerian Army has claimed that troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba opened fire and killed some policemen who were in the area to arrest a kidnap suspect because they received distress call that they were kidnappers.
Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), has ordered a manhunt for the killers of Rev. Father Paul Offu, a Catholic Priest in charge of St. James the Greater Parish Catholic Church, Ugbawka, in Enugu State.
Enugu State Government, security agencies and church leaders in the state yesterday rose from an emergency meeting over the killing of a Catholic Priest, Fr. Paul Offu, in charge of St. James the Greater Parish Catholic Church Ugbawka in Enugu State and resolved to establish air surveillance as a way of dealing with the challenge of insecurity in the state.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has deployed detectives from the Force Headquarters to hunt for the killers of Rev. Fr. Paul Offu, a Catholic Priest in Enugu State.
Emmanuel Anikwe, the 27-year-old lover of Alexia Thomas, a 47-year-old United Kingdom-based professor, was yesterday, brought before an Ogba Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ikeja, for allegedly poisoning the professor.
The operatives of the Ogun State annex of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response team (IRT) has confirmed the arrest of a robbery suspect identified as Egbeke Ifeoluwa.
One of the 13 suspects, Ibrahim Abdullahi, who abducted the traditional head of Daura, Magajin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, has disclosed that they were trained in Libya, adding that they demanded $30 million ransom for his release.
Abia State Commissioner of Police, Eneh Okon, on Monday at the command headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force, paraded 78 suspected robbers, kidnappers and cultists arrested in parts of the state.
The police have arrested some suspects allegedly involved in the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti.
Justice Dorcas Agishi of the Federal High Court on Wednesday ordered the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and Abba Kyari, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of Intelligence Response Team (IRT) to appear on Sept. 25 to show cause why they should not be charged with contempt.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has ordered a massive manhunt for the perpetrators of the killers of four policemen in Bayelsa State.
The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team has arrested a fleeing dismissed policeman, Ogwu Christian, over the alleged killing his fiancée’s mother, Veronica Obiejieogo.
The Katsina State government may have imposed a ban on all forms of farming around the dreaded Rugu forest as bandits and kidnappers continue to harass residents in at least nine of the 34 local government areas.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
COVID-19 cases in Nigeria have risen by 416, according to figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night.
The Nigeria Police has debunked reports published by some media organisations and some social media platforms that a 47-year-old Olaoluwa Bolarinwa who was arrested in connection with robbery activities in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, was tortured to death by members of the Inspector General of Police Special Tactical Squad (IGPSTS) while in their custody at Itele area of Lafenwa, Ogun State.
Seven civilians were killed by a roadside bomb linked to the Taliban in northern Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday, even as authorities pressed for peace talks with the militants.
The compound of the Ebonyi State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Mrs. Wendy Uchechi Okah, was on Saturday set ablaze by angry youths of Elugwu Ettam Community in Okpuitumo Ikwo Local government Area of the state.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has revealed there are clauses in Gernot Rohr’s new contract which gives his employer the right to fire him if he underperforms.