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APGA rejects Zamfara governorship, assembly polls

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has announced its rejection of the Governorship and state House of Assembly elections held on March 9, 2019.

Governor Dickson accuses military of terrorism

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson on Monday accused military of operating as a terror force, alleging it played ignoble roles in the last Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP Adamu to deploy over 24,000 mobile policemen for elections

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has said that over 24000 Mobile Police officers, 4000 Counter-Terrorism operatives and 8000 personnel of the Special Protection Unit personnel, will be deployed across the country for the general elections.

Police restore peace in Zamfara community

The Police in Zamfara have restored peace in Dogon Maje in Tsafe Local Government Area in Zamfara where bandits struck.

Police promote two CPs, 10 ACPs, 7981 inspectors, others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of two hundred and thirty nine senior police officers.

12 Cameroonian mercenaries arrested in Cross River

The Police in Cross River State have arrested twelve Cameroonian mercenaries with charms and dangerous weapons.

Governor Yari’s convoy attacked by aggrieved APC members

Seven aggrieved governorship hopefuls, including the deputy governor, Ibrahim Wakkala, had organised a rally in Gusau on Sunday, where a multitude of their supporters turned out to receive them.
The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, has confirmed that three of the victims of the foiled Igarra bank armed robbery were actually members of the gang who were gunned down by the police operatives.

Police: Three ‘victims’ of Igarra bank robbery were armed robbers

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, has confirmed that three of the victims of the foiled Igarra bank armed robbery were actually members of the gang who were gunned down by the police operatives.

Governor Ishaku, others condemn attack on Taraba communities

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has joined other notable voices to condemn the attacks on some villages in Lau Local Government Area of the state which has led to the death of over 42 persons and displacement of over a thousand people.

Ekiti guber: Kayode Fayemi was target of shooting – APC

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Mr Jide Awe, says Dr Kayode Fayemi was a target of shooting during the party’s rally on Friday.

Sporadic gunshots as court grants ex-Governor Shekarau, others bail

There was sporadic gunshots at a Kano Federal High Court as a Former Governor of Kano State Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, Ambassador Aminu Wali and a former Commissioner Mansur Ibrahim were granted bail over their involvement in a N950million 2015 election campaigns funds.

23 Kano lawmakers set to impeach speaker

23 members of the Kano House of Assembly are set to impeach the Assembly’s speaker, Yusuf Atta, for alleged highhandedness, dictatorship and many other offences.

Police announce recovery of 1,000 arms in Abia

The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Anthony Ogbizi, said the command had so far recovered more than 1,000 arms and ammunition from individuals and criminal suspects in the state.

Bandits kill three in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara on Wednesday confirmed the killing of three persons at Bawan Daji village in Anka Local Government Area of the state.

Police sergeant sentenced to death for murder

A Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Yenagoa has sentenced Police Sergeant Jilla Lannubo to death by hanging.

UN mourns two staff killed by Boko Haram

The United Nations Migration agency, International Organization for Migration, IOM, has mourned has the killing of two of its field staff, Ibrahim Lawan and Yawe Emmanuel, by terrorists in Borno state.

Governor Bindow condemns increase of armed robbery in Adamawa

Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa has decried the increased reports of arm robbery in the state, urging security agencies to rise up to the situation.

Police arrest notorious highway robbers in Ogun

Four members of a highway robbery gang at Odogbolu junction along Sagamu–Ijebu-Ode Epressway have been arrested by the Ogun State Police command.

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Police arrest three suspects over ‘humiliating’ nude woman in viral video in Anambra

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Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Pius Adesanmi’s demise a great loss to our family – sister

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Lagos elections: APC wins Ibeju-Lekki supplementary polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, winner of the supplementary election in the area.

Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah backs Ahmed Lawan for Senate President

Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan.