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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

73-year old man nabbed for defiling 7-year old girl in delta

A 73-year-old man identified as Madumeye has been arrested by operatives of the Delta State Police Command for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl in Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha South Area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Gunmen kill two policemen in Delta, take service rifles

Two police officers attached to ‘Operation Delta Safe’ have been killed by marauding gunmen who attacked the operatives at a portion of the Ugbolu-Illah road in Oshimili North, Delta State.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill policeman in Delta church

Police spokesperson, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the development to reporters on Sunday in Warri.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest three ‘kidnappers’ in Delta

The police in Delta State said they have arrested three suspected kidnappers in Agbarho, Ughelli North Local Government area of the state.
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Gunmen abduct couple in Delta university community

The spate of criminal activities in the Delta State University community of Abraka in Ethiope East local government area of Delta State was thrown into mourning following the Sunday evening abduction of a businessman and his wife.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Gunmen kill police officer in Delta

“The sad incident happened two days ago,” the police spokesperson in Delta State, Onome Onovwakpoyeya said on Sunday evening, while confirming the killing to newsmen.

Gunmen kill community leader, bricklayer in Delta

Suspected gunmen have reportedly killed the immediate-past chairman of Ugbori community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, Prince Godwin Metie.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill two policemen, one other in Taraba, Delta

Two policemen were, Monday, reportedly ambushed and killed by gunmen while returning to their duty post in Karim Lamido Local Government Area of Taraba State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Gunmen kill policeman, soldier in Delta

Delta State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and a soldier by gunmen at a military checkpoint at Oton Area of Sapele on Sunday night.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Delta youths set police vehicle ablaze over deaths in tricycle accident

A lady and her child lost their lives yesterday after a vehicle hit a commercial tricycle conveying them on the Express road around the PTI junction, Uvwie local governent are, Delta state .
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Gunmen kill three policemen at Delta hotel, cart away their rifles

The deceased, identified simply as Inspector Madaki, Inspector Lawal and Sergeant Ibrahim, were said to have been transferred from MOPOL 47 in Zaria, Kaduna State to Delta State about one year ago.
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Kidnappers free Delta pastor, three others

A pastor of a new generation church in Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, and three of his members who were kidnapped by gunmen, have regained freedom.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill barber, mechanic in Delta

Eguwese was shot by his assailant right in front of his saloon along the new road by Otite road junction in Sapele at about 12:45 p.m, in what is suspected to be a case of assassination.
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Two killed as police, vigilantes go tougher on criminals in Ughelli

Police operatives in ‘A’ Division of the Delta Police Command, Ughelli, with the assistance of members of vigilance group, have killed two armed robbery suspects during a gun duel on Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill two robbery suspects, injure another in gun duel

Two suspected armed robbers have been killed during a fierce exchange of fire with the police in Ughelli area of Delta State.

Gunmen kill generator mechanic, one other in Delta

Newsmen gathered that the incident occurred at Uduerhe street by the Palace of the Ovie of Ugheli kingdom.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Delta council boss held for attack on commissioner

Chairman of Patani Local Government Area of Delta State Perez Omoun has been arrested for allegedly destroying property belonging to the Commissioner for Power and Energy, Basil Ganagana.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill hotelier, friend in Delta

Marauding gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed a hotelier identified as Elvis Otedafe aka Prince Kasuwe in Udu, Delta State.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill policeman in Delta

Suspected gunmen have shot a policeman dead at Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.
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Gunmen kidnap two teachers in Delta

There was pandemonium in Ohorhe community, Uvwie council area of Delta state, Tuesday, as two teachers were reportedly kidnapped by armed men dressed in military uniform from Ohorhe Secondary School.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirms kidnap of two female secondary school teachers

The Delta State Police command has confirmed yesterday’s kidnap of two female teachers of Ohorhe secondary school in Uvwie local government area, Delta state.

Mob sets suspected robbers ablaze in Delta

Two suspected armed robbers were set ablaze by a mob along Okumagba Avenue, by Emebiren junction in Warri, Delta State, in the early hours of Tuesday.

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The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.

Nigerian Army: Operatives in Imo foil attack on police, kill 11

The Nigerian Army says a team of security operatives has foiled another attack on Police Area Command in Orlu, Imo, by suspected terrorists of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
The Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum and the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has admonished the President, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Sunday Asefon not to betray the confidence reposed in him by the entire students’ body.

#EndSARS: Ekiti victims awarded N3 million in damages

The Ekiti #EndSARS Panel of Inquiry has recommended payment of over N3.07 million compensation to shop owners in Odua Textile building, whose goods were looted during the protest in Ado-Ekiti in October 2020.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi is still under intensive care as he recuperates from a head injury he sustained recently.

Daniel Akpeyi still recuperating from a head injury

Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi is still under intensive care as he recuperates from a head injury he sustained recently.
A nurse takes care of one of the newborn nonuplets, lying in an incubator, at the private clinic of Ain Borja in Casablanca, Morocco May 5, 2021. REUTERS-Youssef Boudlal

Malian woman gives birth to nine babies

A Malian woman gave birth to nine babies on Tuesday - two more than doctors had detected inside her crowded womb - joining a small pantheon of mothers of nonuplets.
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Amnesty International apologizes to Russia’s Alexei Navalny, restores ‘prisoner of conscience’ status

Amnesty International on Friday apologized to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny for stripping him of its “prisoner of conscience” status and said it would restore the designation.

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President Buhari is currently presiding over the continuation of a security meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari condemns killings in Anambra, Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari strongly condemns the killing of 11 people in Gwer West Local Government of Benue State and the reprisals on innocent people by mobs that blocked roads to unleash terror and violence.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister threatens governors not paying new minimum wage

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has threatened legal actions against state governors not paying the new minimum wage.
Nollywood actress Biodun Okeowo has vowed to lay curses on her colleague, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha if he is found guilty of paedophilia.

Mr Latin: Why TAMPPAN cannot ban Baba Ijesha

Veteran Nollywood actor, Bolaji Amusan aka as Mr. Latin has stated why one of his colleagues, Olanrewaju James alias Baba Ijesha cannot be banned from Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPPAN).
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Presidency: Father Mbaka is a ‘contractor’

The Presidency yesterday said that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to grant Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka’s request for contract may have been the reason for his call for the president impeachment.

Lagos CDC plans economic summit

The Community Development Committee (CDC) Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos State has proposed an Economic Summit that will focus on economic development of communities.