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Police uncover illegal orphanage, rescue 27 children in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has rescued twenty-seven children kept hostages in an illegal orphanage house operated at Iroko Avenue, Nomansland, Kano.
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Police: How bandits from Kebbi killed 14 people in Zamfara

The Zamfara Police Command said 14 people lost their lives in attacks by bandits in Babban Rafi village of Gunmi Local Government Area of the State.
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Police: Bandits kill 14 in Zamfara

Zamfara State police command has confirmed the death of 14 people following a deadly attack on Wednesday by bike-riding bandits in Babban Rafi village in Gummi Local Government Area of the state near Danko in Kebbi State.
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Police intercepts three persons with firearms in Zamfara

The Police special squad, “Operation Puff Adder” has intercepted three persons with guns concealed in sacks around Lalan area of Gusau, the Zamfara capital.

Gunmen attack FRSC official

A Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) official serving in Ebonyi State, Mr. Chiedera Orazurike, has narrowly escaped death following an attempt on his life by suspected killers.

Two die as police, kidnappers clash in Kastina

The Police Command in Katsina State said it killed two notorious kidnappers in Danmusa Local Government Area of the state.
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Police rescue abducted six-year old son of Bayelsa commissioner

The police in Bayelsa State have rescued a kidnapped victim, Master Antonio, the six-year-old son of the State Commissioner for Water Resources Nengi Talbot.
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.

Woman arrested for pushing co-wife, baby into well

The Kano State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old housewife, Hauwa Lawal, for allegedly pushing her co-wife Zuwaira Sani, 35 and her 18-month-old son into a well.

Niger: Police recover N16.6 million from crime suspects in 2019

The Niger State Police Command says it recovered over N16.6 million from different crime suspects across the state in 2019.
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Police nab man for ‘raping’ 11-year old girl inside toilet

The Kebbi State Police Command has arrested one Suleiman Umar, an indigene of Gwandu town for allegedly raped an 11 years old pupil inside a private toilet in the town.
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.

Yuletide: Kano police ready to provide security

The Kano State Police Command said that it has put in placed adequate security that would ensure a hitch free Christmas and New Year festivities across the state.
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 deploy personnel for yuletide in Kano

The Kano State Police Command says it has deployed adequate security personnel across the state to ensure hitch free Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Police tear-gas canister sets house ablaze in Cross River

A tear-gas canister allegedly fired by police personnel attached to the Operation Puff Adder in the direction of drug peddlers and hoodlums has allegedly set a thatched house ablaze in Calabar, Cross River State.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it is optimistic that recent increase in the salaries of police personnel by the Federal Government would help check corruption in the organisation.

Police nabbed old man, son, 2 others with possession of 2 AK 47 rifles

The Katsina State Police Command on Sunday in Katsina announced the arrest of 65 year old Alhaji Harisu Sani, 65yrs, his son, Anas Harisu, aged 23 yrs,others were Ibrahim Rabi’u, aged 54yrs and Alhaji Abdulrahaman Harisu, aged 40yrs, all of Dallawa Magaji Wando and Arawa Tumburkai villages of Dandume LGA of Katsina state
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Police nab three ‘kidnappers’ while attempting to collect ransom

The Katsina State Police Command on Tuesday announced the arrest of three alleged kidnappers who had gone to pick the one hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150, 000.00) ransom they demanded from one Shuaibu Bala who they threatened to kidnap or any of his family members if he refused to pay the money

Police arrest ‘cultists’ over Benue killings

The Benue Police Command on Friday said it arrested 16 suspected cults members in connection with several killings in the state.
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Two female victims abducted in Niger Republic, rescued in Katsina

The Katsina State police command on Saturday says it has rescued two females abducted in the neighbouring country of Niger Republic.
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Imohimi Edgal assumes duty as Ogun police chief

The new Commissioner of Police in Ogun State, Imohimi Edgal, on Monday, assumed duty without his predecessor, Bashir Makama, around to present him a handing over note.

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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.
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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.