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Police arrest teacher who threatened to kill pupil after having anal sex with him

A school teacher, identified as Samuel John Ikpeme, has been arrested by the Nigeria Police for sodomising a 9-year-old boy in Calabar, Cross River State capital.
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Two pastors, five others arrested for ‘incest, defilement’

The Nigeria Police, Akwa Ibom State Command, said it has arrested seven persons including two pastors for alleged incest and defilement, declaring war against perpetrators of the dastardly acts.

Court stops withdrawal of criminal charges against lawmaker-elect

An Edo State High Court, Criminal Division has stopped an attempt by the Nigeria Police to withdraw criminal charges against the member-elect for Ovia North East I Constituency, Mr. Dunez Onaiwu Ugiagbe.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Kogi guber: We can’t be held to ransom – IGP

Ahead of Saturday’s offseason governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa states, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has assured the electorates in both states, Nigerians at large and members of the international community of the commitment of the Nigeria Police to the conduct of successful elections.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is working in synergy with the marine police and other agencies to provide safety on the waterways within the Lekki axis of the state.

LASEMA recovers fallen truck from Ijora under-bridge

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has recovered a fallen truck with an unknown registration number from under the bridge, inward Ijora, it was learnt.

Ooni urges Ife indigenes, residents to live in harmony

The Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has called on both the indigenes and residents of the town to go about their daily activities without fear, saying the community is calm, devoid of any crisis.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate urges police to investigate Onitsha tanker accidents

The Senate on Thursday called on the Nigeria Police Force, in conjunction with the Federal Road Safety Corps, to investigate the circumstances that led to the fire outbreak that gutted properties in Onitsha late October.

Three men in court for possession of human skull

A Senior Magistrates Court in Ilorin, on Monday, ordered that three men, charged with possession of a human skull, be remanded in a correctional centre pending further judgement.

General Buratai: President Buhari approved ‘Operation Positive Identification’

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says President Muhammadu Buhari approved ‘operation positive identification’ scheduled to commence on Friday.

Central bank to inject N100 billion for cotton textile, garment growth

The Central Bank of Nigeria (c) is looking at injecting N100 billion as its intervention in the cotton, textile and garment (CTG) value chain.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Sensitive materials to arrive at central bank two days earlier – INEC

Sensitive materials for the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States would arrive at the Central Bank of Nigeria two days earlier, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari cautions police against harassing innocent Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force against harassing young people in their bid to arrest `yahoo criminals.’
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari warns police officers to stop harassing young people with laptops

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force against harassing young people in their bid to arrest `yahoo criminals.’

CPJ: Nigerian military using surveillance technology to spy on citizens

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has accused the Nigerian military of using surveillance technology to spy on ordinary Nigerians and the press.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police hunt for Governor Obaseki’s aides, others over alleged siege on Adams Oshiomhole

Edo Deputy Governor Hon Philip Shaibu on Sunday night spent over four hours at the Edo Police headquarters waiting to secure release of Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Security, Mr. Andrew Momodu, who was to be whisked to Abuja on Monday.

Onitsha, Kano monarchs condemn ‘child abduction, trafficking’

The Onitsha Traditional Council has expressed its disapproval of the recent abduction of some children which originated in Kano and was traced to Onitsha.

Borno NBA threatens showdown with police over lawyer’s detention

Members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Borno State have threatened a showdown with the police over the detention of a fellow member, an action the lawyers have described as “unlawful”.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has charged former University of Calabar (UNICAL) lecturer Mr Joseph Odok with terrorism and incitement.

Cross River: Ex-UNICAL lecturer charged with treason, incitement

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has charged former University of Calabar (UNICAL) lecturer Mr Joseph Odok with terrorism and incitement.

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NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid squad ‘pleased by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur move’

Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
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PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.