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Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.

Herbalist arraigned for removing bullet on suspected kidnapper

Chief Priest of a deity identified as Williams Ebulefu, has been arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt for allegedly removing bullet from a suspected kidnapper. =

Robbers murder restaurant operator for reporting robbery incident to police

The owner of a popular restaurant, WhiteHouse, at Sabo, Yaba, Lagos State, Alhaji Aliu Sheu, has been murdered by suspected robbers.

Why I killed my pregnant girlfriend – suspect

Mustapha Idris from Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State was arrested by the police for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu.

Police arrest 5, 070 ‘kidnappers, armed robbers’ in Edo

The Edo Police Command said on Saturday said that at least 5,070 persons were arrested for various crimes last year.
The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told newsmen, in Benin that the figure represented the suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, murder, fraud and car theft during the year under review.

Edo: Police arrests 5,070 crime suspects in 2019

The Edo Police Command on Saturday said that it arrested no fewer than 5,070 suspects for various crimes in 2019.
Armenian investigators on Friday said they had found the dead body of a former security chief bearing a gunshot wound, with an official saying it could be murder or suicide.

Former security chief found dead in Armenia

Armenian investigators on Friday said they had found the dead body of a former security chief bearing a gunshot wound, with an official saying it could be murder or suicide.

Murder: Two to die by hanging in Osun

Justice Jide Falola of the Osun State High Court in Ikirun on Friday sentenced two men to death by hanging for murder.

Police: Slain Delta PDP chieftain notorious cultist, fraudster

Slain chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ovie Wisdom Iroro, who was killed at Abraka last Wednesday was an alleged “notorious cultist and fraudster.”

18-year-old remanded in Ikoyi prison over alleged murder of girlfriend

An 18-year-old internet fraud suspect, Victor Oji, has been remanded in Ikoyi Prison by an Ebute Meta Magistrate Court for allegedly murdering his girlfriend by burning her alive in Iba Town of Ojo, Lagos.

Pastor Bakare: Stop celebrating enemies of Nigeria

A cleric, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has urged Nigerians to stop celebrating enemies of the country.
Nigeria Police

Police exhume body of final year female LASU student

Suspected killers of Miss Favour Daley-Oladele on Saturday narrated the gory details of how the final year Sociology student of Lagos State University (LASU) was gruesomely murdered for money rituals at Ikoyi-Ile in Osun.
Omotayo, who was said to be one of the vigilantes at Alaba International Market, reportedly shot at the victim on the suspicion that he wanted to burgle a shop.

Lagos market security guard kills passerby

The police in Lagos have arrested a local security guard, Sikiru Omotayo, for allegedly shooting dead a passerby he suspected to be a thief.

Woman demands justice over son’s death in police custody

A woman, Mrs Comfort Olanusimi, has appealed to the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 11 to investigate the death of her son Aanu Olanusimi, who allegedly died while in police custody.
The man, Wei Wei, carried the heinous act in the city of Fukuoka, with two accomplices and his hanging was Japanese authorities’ execution of a foreigner in 10 years.

Japan carries out first foreigner’s execution in 10 years

The man, Wei Wei, carried the heinous act in the city of Fukuoka, with two accomplices and his hanging was Japanese authorities’ execution of a foreigner in 10 years.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 32 criminals, recover 63 arms, ammunition in Ogun

Police in Ogun State have arrested 32 suspects, recovered 12 varieties of arms and 51 ammunition within two weeks of the launch of ‘Operation Restore Hope’.

UN condemns killing of four humanitarian aid workers in Borno

UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Nigeria Police

56 suspects paraded by police in Borno

The police in Borno have arrested 56 suspects in connection with various offences in continuation of the Operation PUFF ADER in the past one month in the state.

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Initial information suggests the suspect and one or more of the victims knew each other, police have said. Reuters

Police: Gunman kills six in Germany attack

Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.

Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.

Frank Lampard unsure about Tammy Abraham ankle injury

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: It might take time, but we‘ll remedy things in North East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.