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Nigerian Army conducts range shooting, advises residents to keep-off area

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its School of Military Police, Zaria, would conduct Annual Range Classification from Monday to Nov. 23 and advised residents to keep-off the area.

PDP condemns alleged police attack on Bukola Saraki, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State, has condemned the Nigeria Police for allegedly attacking the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and other PDP leaders in Abuja during a protest against the alleged electoral fraud in the just concluded governorship election in Osun State.
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Police arrest armed robbery suspect, recovers rifle, 3 magazines

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested an armed robbery suspect, one Chibuike Odo, who operates from a forest located in Ehamufu community in Isiuzo council area.
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Teenage boys nabbed with guns, live ammunition in Enugu

Two teenagers, suspected to be members of a secret cult, have been arrested with guns and live ammunition in Enugu.
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UK calls for calm after post-election violence in Zimbabwe

UK has called on Zimbabwe’s political leaders to ensure calm and restraint after three opposition protesters were killed in post-election clashes in Harare.

Police arrest notorious bandit in Zamfara

The Police in Zamfara have repelled attacks on Chali and Gobirawa communities in Maru Local Government area of the state and arrested one of the notorious bandits terrorising the area.

NCS intercepts cache of ammunition at Tin-Can Port

The Tin Can Island Customs Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a cache of ammunition at two terminals on Monday and Tuesday, an official has said.

Man caught with 200,000 live ammunition in Niger

The Niger, Kwara, Kogi Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has apprehended two suspected smugglers caught with 200,000 live ammunition along Wawa-Babana border in Niger State.

Eid-Fitr: Police dispel rumour of impending attack in Benue

The Benue State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, Thursday said, the command has placed about 5,000 of its personnel on red alert to ensure a hitch free Eid-Fitr celebrations in the state.

UN calls for calm as dozens injured in Mali opposition protest

The UN has called for calm in Mali after dozens of people were hurt during banned opposition protests in Bamako, sparking calls for the prime minister to resign two months ahead of presidential elections.

Police kill ‘armed robber’ while escaping with stolen vehicle

Men of Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS), Magbon, Abeokuta, Ogun State have shot dead an armed robbery suspect while escaping with a snatched Lexus RX 350 Jeep.

Turkey wants UN General Assembly resolution on Jerusalem

Turkey wants the UN General Assembly to pass a resolution regarding Jerusalem, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, as the discomfort over Palestinians killed in Gaza by Israeli forces grows.

Kwara government places N5 million bounty on suspected Offa robbery gang

Kwara state government has pledged a sum of N5m (five million Naira), as a reward to anyone with information that will lead to the arrest of suspected Offa robbery gang.

Police kill armed robbery suspect in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command, on Friday, said it had shot dead a suspected member of an armed robbery syndicate, waylaying commuters along Shendam – Lafia road.

Army recovers AK-47 rifles, charms from three suspected herdsmen in Benue

The Nigerian Army has recovered two AK-47 rifles, live ammunition, cutlass and assorted charms from three suspected herdsmen arrested in Benue State.

Thousands march on Gaza-Israel border in 5th Friday of protests

Thousands of Palestinian protesters returned to points along the Gaza Strip's border with Israel for a fifth consecutive Friday of demonstrations dubbed the Great March of Return.

Police reveal suspects arrested over Offa robbery

The police have revealed the identities of 12 suspects who were arrested for alleged connection to the last Thursday’s robbery in Offa, Kwara State.

Police parade 7 suspects, recover 56 rifles, 300 live ammunition in Taraba

The Taraba State police command has recovered 56 rifles and over 300 live ammunition in the ongoing operation by the Force to rid the country of illegally acquired fire arms and ammunition.

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APC wins Kwara bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

Ogun APC: Ibikunle Amosun’s loyalists give conditions for peace

A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara by-election was contest between PDP and security agents

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
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N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”