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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.

Ebonyi: Gunmen attack police station in Izzi

Some gunmen in the early hours of Monday attacked the Iboko Divisional Police Station in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria’s South-east.

Thugs attack Joint Border Drill operatives, raze customs checkpoints, vehicles

Thugs suspected to be smugglers attacked the Joint Border Drill Operatives stationed at Olajogun in Oja Odan town of Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, razing two buildings and customs checkpoints in the attack.
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.

Hoodlums set ablaze police division, 4 patrol vehicles in Ebonyi

Hoodlums suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday attacked Onicha Divisional Headquarters in Isu, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

Two feared dead in reprisal attack on Oyo community

For fear of being attacked by suspected hoodlums, some residents of Coca Cola, Leventis, Ajibade, Ajegunle, Oke-Itunu and other adjoining neighbourhoods in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State have reportedly deserted their homes and shops following the killing of a thief in the area.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

‘Amotekun’ set to commence operations in Ogun

The Ogun State government said it is being thorough in setting up its security outfit, code-named ’AMOTEKUN’, to ensure a seamless relationship between the outfit and other conventional security agencies.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi procures N759 million patrol vehicles to fight banditry, kidnapping

The Bauchi State Government yesterday disclosed that it had earmarked N759 million to procure patrol vehicles to support the fight against banditry, kidnapping and other criminal elements across the state.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Borno attack: Vigilantes get surveillance vehicles

Borno State Government yesterday provided additional surveillance vehicles to local vigilantes and hunters involved in counterterrorism following Saturday’s attack on communities in Hawul Local Government Area.
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Boko Haram invades Borno communities, loots shops, burns churches

Three persons – two local hunters and a resident – were killed during the attack on Tashan Alade, Shafa, Azare, Sabon-Kasuwa and Debro, all in the Hawul Local Government Area in the Southern Borno on Saturday.
Four communities were laid to waste in attacks and looting spree by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in troubled Borno State on Boxing Day.

Boko Haram attacks four Borno communities on Boxing Day

Four communities were laid to waste in attacks and looting spree by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in troubled Borno State on Boxing Day.

FRSC warns transport operators against flouting coronavirus protocols

As the country continues to record a surge in infection rate the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned all commercial transport operators, commuters and private car owners against flouting COVID-19 protocols.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Bandits kill two senior police officers, one other injured in Jigawa

Two Divisional Crime Officers (DCO) I and II killed and one other police officer injured in a gun battle with a group of bandits at Kalgo village of Garki local government area of Jigawa state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrests robbery suspects on wanted list in Calabar

The suspect whose name is given as Sly Obo was arrested at the Calabar Bayside by a security team led by Mr Leo Inyambe, the Security Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Smugglers abduct Customs officer in Ogun

Public Relations Officer, Ogun 1 Command, Hammed Bukoye Oloyede, who confirmed the incident said on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at about 12:10 pm, a team of officers from the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun I Command while on routine mobile patrol along Olorunlere village, near Alapoti, Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State intercepted some vehicles loaded with bags of foreign parboiled rice.

Cultists take control of 3 local councils in Edo

Three police operatives, including an assistant commissioner of police, who doubles as Benin area commander, have also felt the wraught of gun-wielding cult members, who shot at them around Upper Sakpoba area of the city.

Ogun Customs seize goods worth N397.08 million in Q3

The Ogun Area 1 command of the Nigeria Customs Service, said it has seized contraband goods worth over N397,076,991 in the third quarter of year 2020.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday said that 1,590 suspects have been arrested across the country in respect of the #EndSars protest which turned violent after it was hijacked by hoodlums.

IGP orders deployment of five mobile police units in Edo

Against the backdrop of attacks by suspected cultists and criminal elements, particularly escapee and jailed criminals who escaped from two Prisons facilities in Benin and Oko, the Inspector General of Police has ordered the deployment of Five (5) Mobile Police Units in Edo state.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo

CP: Those who escaped during Edo jailbreak now threatening policemen

Those who escaped from the two correctional centres flung open in Benin, Edo State during the #EndSARS protest, which was hijacked by hoodlums, are now threatening policemen who prosecuted their cases.

‘Many killed’ as cult groups clash in Benin

Clashes between Aiye and Vikings cult groups have persisted in Benin City, the Edo State capital, with many killed.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had deployed no fewer than 1,500 of its personnel to provide security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government to replace 28 FRSC vehicles, offices destroyed by hoodlums

The Federal Government has said it will replace the Federal Road Safety Corps offices and 28 vehicles destroyed by suspected hoodlums during the #EndSARS protests across the country.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo governor begs policemen to resume duty

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Monday, urged the state Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, to appeal to officers and men of his command to return to their duty posts with a view of securing lives and property of the citizens of the state.
Mr John Abang, Commissioner of Police in Anambra said this in Awka on Wednesday during the parade of 17 suspected hoodlums.

#EndSARS: Four policemen die, 11 stations razed in Anambra

No fewer than four Police officers were confirmed dead and two injured in Anambra during the recent #EndSARS protests in the state by hoodlums.

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Nigerian Army appoints new GOCs, PSO, others

The Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of new General Officers Commanding, Principal Staff Officers, commandant of tri-service institution and army training centres, corps commanders, among other positions to man the various divisions, units and commands of the service.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the construction of eight flyover bridges in Port Harcourt alongside other critical infrastructure is in a mark of appreciation to the people of Rivers whom he commended for, in his words, having resisted ‘the Army and other security agencies [when they] tried to rig [the 2019] election’ in the state.

Rivers governor: Good infrastructure reward for people’s resistance when army ‘tried to rig’ election

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the construction of eight flyover bridges in Port Harcourt alongside other critical infrastructure is in a mark of appreciation to the people of Rivers whom he commended for, in his words, having resisted ‘the Army and other security agencies [when they] tried to rig [the 2019] election’ in the state.
The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has commended the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for granting recognition to the trade union in spite of an alleged deregistration plot against it by a rival union.

ASUSS lauds Nigerian government over recognition as legal trade union

The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has commended the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for granting recognition to the trade union in spite of an alleged deregistration plot against it by a rival union.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army commanding officer, four others laid to rest in Borno

The Nigerian Army has buried a commanding officer and four other soldiers killed in the attack on the military base in Marte local government of Borno state.
Bruno Fernandes has responded to critics who claim he hasn’t done enough in the big games this season. Fernandes joined Manchester United in the January transfer window of 2020. Since then, he has been an absolute sensation, scoring 23 and assisting 17 in 41 Premier League appearances.

Bruno Fernandes hits back at critics ahead of Manchester derby

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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will commission the 1.4-kilometre Pen Cinema Bridge, Agege on Friday, 5 March 2021.

Lagos government unveils 1.4km Pen Cinema bridge

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will commission the 1.4-kilometre Pen Cinema Bridge, Agege on Friday, 5 March 2021.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate seeks amendment to university teaching hospitals act

The Senate is seeking to amend the University Teaching Hospitals (Reconstitution of Boards, etc) Act No..10 1985, so as to include the Federal University Lafia, Teaching Hospital.

Former central bank governor alleges plots to kidnap his children during banking consolidation

A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Charles Soludo, has said his family went into exile because of several threats to their lives when he introduced the banking consolidation policy in 2004.
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EU to propose vaccine certificates in time for summer holidays

The European Commission will propose this month an EU-wide digital certificate providing proof of a COVID-19 vaccination that could allow Europeans to travel more freely over the summer.
Great news for Real Madrid at the last minute. Both Eden Hazard and Éder Militao have tested negative in the latest COVID-19 test and could face Villarreal and Inter Milan.

Real Madrid boss insists Eden Hazard has not suffered another injury setback

The Belgian winger, who has been sidelined since the beginning of February with a muscle problem, has been pictured in light training outside on the grass with his team-mates, suggesting he is edging closer to a return.