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Police arrest over 47 BIM, MASSOB members in Aba

The Nigerian Police have arrested 47 members of Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) and Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) in Aba.

Cleric arrested for giving member ‘killer’ concoction

Police said on Monday that a Celestial Church prophet, Dominic Michael, has been arrested for allegedly administering a killer concoction to one of his members, Ramat Audu.

Kwara cultists: Suspects didn’t implicated anybody in their statement – DPP

The Kwara State Ministry of Justice has denied that the suspected cultists arrested and interrogated by the Police in Ilorin and recommended for trial by the Directorate of Public Prosecutions but suddenly transferred to the Police Headquarters in Abuja had in their statement indicted some top personalities.

Suicide bomb attack kills 4 JTF operatives, injures 5 in Borno

Four civilian security Joint Task Force (JTF) operatives have been killed and five others injured in a suicide bomb attack at a Borno Central town.

Governor Wike: Federal government plotting to overthrow me

Abe, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by his spokesperson, Parry Saroh Benson, said it was regrettable that party leaders will descend so low by attempting to obstruct the functions of the Judiciary and disrupting the courts from sitting in the face of violent intimidation.

Grandparents, mum, four children shot dead in Australia

Three generations of a single family were identified Saturday as the victims of Australia’s worst mass shooting in 22 years, a murder-suicide which left seven people dead.

Governor Wike: Attack on Rivers judiciary a coup attempt

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the attack on Rivers State Judiciary on Friday was an attempt by the Police and the All Progressive Congress (APC) to overthrow the Rivers State government.

Ex-IGP Sunday Ehindero docked for alleged N578 million fraud

A former Inspector General of Police, Sunday Ehindero, was on Thursday re-arraigned alongside a former police commissioner, John Obaniyi, on a six-count charge for alleged fraud.

Oro festival paralyses activities in Ikorodu town

The Oro Festival in Ikorodu on Tuesday paralysed social and economic activities and restricted movement of women in spite of the assurance given by the police and the traditional institution on free movement.

Kaduna Attack: Police confirm 45 killed in Birnin Gwari

The Kaduna State Police commissioner, Austin Iwar, on Sunday confirmed that 45 villagers were killed by bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.

Ekiti CP urges APC to reach consensus on primary election delegates’ list

Barely 24 hours to the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary to elect its candidate for the July 14 governorship poll, the outgoing police commissioner, Mr. Abdullahi Chafe, has advised that all the aspirants should reach consensus on delegates’ list before the election.

Police: Mosque blasts kill at least 20 in Adamawa

Explosions in and around a mosque in northeast Nigeria killed at least 20 people on Tuesday, police said.

Gunmen kidnap Ekiti PDP chieftain, demand N30m ransom

The Financial Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Ekiti, Mr Kayode Oni, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

Man arrested for defiling 12-year-old boy

A 20-year-old man, Musa Mohammed, has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old boy (names withheld).

PDP urges members to vote against Senator Melaye’s recall

The Peoples Democratic Party has directed its members in Kogi State to vote against the recall of Senator Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) during the verification of signatures of petitioners holding on Saturday, April 28.

Police: 6 killed, 9 others wounded in Maiduguri attack

The Police in Borno said six persons were killed in an attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Jidari Polo area of Maiduguri on Thursday.

How Senator Melaye escaped from policemen enroute Lokoja

Embattled All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Senator Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly, yesterday, escaped from the custody of the Nigeria Police Force, en route Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.

Suspected herdsmen kill 15 worshippers in Benue church

Suspected herdsmen have killed 15 people in an early morning attack on a Catholic Church in Benue State, officials said on Tuesday.

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