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Police battle kidnappers, kill four in Taraba

Four Suspected kidnappers have been killed by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force in Bali local government area of Taraba state.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shi’ites: 21 million of us ready to die for Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi’ites have vowed to lay down the lives of its members who are more down 21 million if the Federal Government failed to release its leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

Gunmen kill two mobile police officers, injure others in Port Harcourt

Two Mobile Police (MOPOL) officers have been killed and their guns carted away in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

Ayo Fayose’s trial: How I took delivery of N1.2 billion cash – bank chief

The Federal High Court in Lagos Monday heard how the N1.2billion allegedly given to former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) was moved to the state.
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Lai Mohammed tasks Ibrahim Idris over cultism, criminality spate in Kwara

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Thursday in Offa urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to redouble efforts at ridding Kwara of rising cultism and criminality.

Offa robbery: Community donates N700 million barrack to police

The Offa community in Kwara on Thursday handed over a N700 million modern Mobile Police Force (MOPOL) Barack to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, following the April 5 dastardly robbery attack on the town.
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190 policemen abscond from counter-insurgency training

The Force Headquarters has ordered the arrest and prosecution of 190 riot policemen who absconded from the ongoing training at the Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe State.
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.

Residents flee community as abandoned petrol tanker discharges content

Residents of Itele on Lafenwa-Ayetoro road, a border community between Lagos and Ogun States, have called on the relevant authorities to intervene without further delay by removing a broken down petrol-laden tanker already discharging its content.
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Governor Fayose: I was beaten by policemen

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose Wednesday said he was “slapped and beaten” by policemen deployed to disperse a gatheing of Peoples Democratic Party supporters at the Government House.

Trigger-happy policeman shoots ex-Rep Bamidele, three others at Kayode Fayemi’s rally

There was confusion at the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat on Friday when a trigger-happy Mobile Policeman (MOPOL) opened fire as the party’s flag bearer, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, arrived to a tumultuous welcome.

Governor Lalong declares curfew as suspected herdsmen kill two soldiers, two cops

Two soldiers, two mobile policemen and about 23 others were on Wednesday killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen during a fierce battle at Dung Kasa, Rafiki and Dutse Kura communities in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Delta council chief’s police orderly shoots motorist dead

The Burutu local council chairman, Godknows Angele, yesterday, confirmed the death of a motorist, who was allegedly shot dead by a Mobile policeman from the state Government House, Asaba, attached to him.

Houses burnt as crisis rocks Kaduna suburb

Fighting has broken out in Kasuwan Magani, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state.

Federal govt commences road repair works at night

The federal government has said it has commenced rehabilitation of failed portions of the nation’s road at night to avoid traffic congestions that are associated with day time repair of roads.

Several feared dead in Adamawa communal clash

Several people are feared dead in a communal clash in Libbo ward of Shellenge Local Government Area of Adamawa.

Police arrest former recruit, four others for allegedly kidnapping Mopol commander

The police have arrested a former recruit and four others for allegedly kidnapping ASP Solomon Aniefiok, the Unit Commander of Mopol 55, based in Aba, Abia state.

Killings by herdsmen is terrorism – Governor Fayose

The governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday urged the federal government to act in time to stop the killings in Benue State and others by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

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