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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ebonyi gets new police chief

A new Commissioner of Police (CP) for Ebonyi, Mr Aliyu Garba, assumed duty on Monday, an official has said.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Nine state commands, other police formations get new CPs

There was a major shakeup at the Police High Command yesterday, as nine Commissioners of Police were posted to State Commands, while 12 others were redeployed to other Police formations across the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police desert duty posts after three officers killed in Ebonyi

Apparently troubled by the recent attacks meted out on policemen on duty at various divisions in the State, Policemen seem to have deserted their duty posts and their popular checkpoints in Ebonyi State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor orders arrest of persons circulating fake video of attack on herders

The Ebonyi government on Monday ordered the arrest of circulators of a video on social media that Fulani herdsmen were being attacked and chased out 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.

Police: Fulani herdsmen not under attack in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi Police Command has described as “fake, baseless and mischievous” an online video in circulation alleging that Fulani herdsmen in the state were being attacked and forced to leave the state.
The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Philip Maku, has warned criminals operating in the state to repent from their evil ways or leave the state.

Ebonyi CP orders investigation into fire incident

The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Ebonyi, Mr. Philip Maku, has ordered a full investigation into the fire outbreak that left no fewer than five persons dead on New Year.

Ebonyi market sealed over ‘stockpiling of ammunition’

Soldiers and other security agents yesterday cordoned off the Abakaliki Building Materials Market over alleged reports of stockpiling of ammunition by some traders.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Hoodlums kill police inspector, cut off his manhood

Suspected hoodlums under the guise of EndSARS protesters in Ebonyi have murdered a Police Inspector, Mr Egu Omini, and cut off his manhood, police confirms.

IPOB members attack police station in Abakaliki

A protest by the proscribed secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), turned violent in Ebonyi on Monday as suspected members of the group launched an attack on the Central Police Station in Abakaliki, the state capital.
The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Philip Maku, has warned criminals operating in the state to repent from their evil ways or leave the state.

#EndSARS: Police confirm attack on station in Ebonyi

The Police Command in Ebonyi has confirmed Thursday’s attack on Uburu Police Station in Ohaozara Local Government Area of the state by suspected hoodlums.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police dub IPOB’s Sit-at-Home order crazy, tell them to steer clear Ebonyi

Ebonyi State Government, Friday, called on the people of the State to go about their normal businesses and ignore the call made by the leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for people to sit at home on October 1, 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man rapes 11-year-old girl in Ebonyi

Ebonyi State Police Command has arrested a 40 year old man for sexually abusing a minor (names withheld) in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police declare lawyer wanted in Ebonyi for attempted murder

The Police boss stated that one Barrister Kennedy Agbai, who is now at large, hired heavily armed men numbering about thirty from Amahiba in Isiukwuato Local government area of Abia state to storm Ndi Iheme village in Ishiagu Autonomous Community in Ivo Local government area of the state to destroy houses and properties worth millions of naira.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor appoints monarchs, security chiefs to kick-start community policing

Ebonyi State governor, Chief David Umahi, on Thursday appointed monarchs and heads of security agencies to plan for the take-off of community policing in the state.
The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Philip Maku, has warned criminals operating in the state to repent from their evil ways or leave the state.

Police commissioner warns criminals to repent or leave Ebonyi

The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Philip Maku, has warned criminals operating in the state to repent from their evil ways or leave the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Lockdown: Police arrest 100 commercial motorcycle operators in Bauchi

Bauchi State Police Command has arrested 100 commercial motorcycle operators for allegedly violating the ban on commercial motorcycle operation in the state.

Police commission appoints new AIGs, CPs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 18 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the rank of Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs).

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This was contained in a statement issued by the Director-General of NAPTIP, Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim, on Wednesday in Abuja.

NAPTIP seeks partnership with UNODC to fight human trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will continue to deepen partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) to fight trafficking in person in the country.
Arsenal have reportedly made a move for Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard.

Arsenal ‘make approach’ for wantaway Real Madrid playmaker

However, the 22-year-old has played just five minutes in the last six games and earlier today, reports in the Spanish press indicated that the player had told Zinedine Zidane of his intention to leave on loan during the window.
FILE PHOTO - Pope Francis leads the Angelus prayer on Epiphany, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Vatican, January 6, 2021. Vatican Media-­Handout via REUTERS-File Photo

Pope urges U.S. reconciliation as bishops call out Joe Biden on abortion

Pope Francis told U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday that he was praying that God would guide his efforts to bring reconciliation in the United States, while the nation’s bishops condemned Biden’s pro-choice stand on abortion.
A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

John Mrabure emerges new acting correctional chief

A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

Jigawa PDP inaugurates 29-member reconciliation committee

The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.