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Police absolve woman, vulture of links to Boko Haram

The police in Yola, Adamawa State, have absolved a woman, Rukkayatu Salihu, 40, and her vulture of links to the Boko Haram sect.
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Nasarawa: Police launch Operation Puff Adder, arrest 14 kidnappers

The Nasarawa State Police command on Monday said it has arrested 14 suspected kidnappers terrorizing people within the Mararaba-Udege axis in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.

Police kill six suspected kidnappers in Rivers

Rivers State Police Command says it has killed six alleged kidnap suspects in shootouts with the police.

ASUU: Lecturers may go on strike, if government fails to address insecurity

Academic Staff Union of Universities, Obafemi Awolowo University branch, on Thursday called on Inspector General of Police and Osun state Police Commissioner to address the rising incident of kidnapping in the country or risk industrial action by lecturers.
Abubakar Adamu Mohammed

IGP Adamu: We’re committed to respect for human rights​

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has restated the commitment of the police hierarchy to the training and retraining of officers and men across the country to respect human rights of the citizens.

Police deny killing rider in Lagos

There was fear and apprehension yesterday following rumours that a commercial motorcycle operator was shot dead by the Police on Ago Palace way, Okota, Lagos.There was fear and apprehension yesterday following rumours that a commercial motorcycle operator was shot dead by the Police on Ago Palace way, Okota, Lagos.
Celestine Okoye

Police: Four cooks abducted in Zamfara school

The police in Zamfara said on Thursday that an all-female secondary school was attacked by armed bandits on Wednesday night.

Police invite activist who accused officers of raping sex workers

The police in Abuja have invited a woman for questioning after she accused officers of raping suspected commercial sex workers with sachet water nylons.

Suspected robbers kill NANS spokesman

Suspected robbers last Friday stabbed to death, the spokesman for the National Association of Nigerian Students’ (NANS) Joint Campus Committee (JCC), Comrade Oshin Aderigbigbe.

Four persons arrested over murder of Anambra ex-lawmaker

No fewer than four persons have been arrested by security operatives in Anambra state, following the assassination of the former Anambra state House of Assembly lawmaker, Chief Anthony Frank igboka.

Six feared killed in cult clash in Ogun

Six people were yesterday feared killed in a cult clash involving suspected members of the Aiye Confraternity and a rival cult, the Eiye Confraternity.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Operation ‘Puff Adder’: Police seek public support in Kebbi

The Police in Kebbi, on Tuesday appealed for support from the general public to ensure the success of operation ‘PUFF ADDER’ in Kebbi.

Police arrest couple over murder of nine-year-old accused for being a wizard

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged couple for alleged murder of their nine year-old-son accused of being a wizard.

Lagos killing: Family seeks justice as CP pays condolence visit

The family of Adaobi Ifeanyi who was shot dead by police officers has urged the authorities to ensure that justice is done in the handling of the matter.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Kidnapping: Governor Ambode summons emergency security meeting

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has summoned an emergency meeting with heads of all security formations to tackle resurgence of kidnapping and other security issues in the state.

Two nabbed for using governor-elect’s name for fraud

The Police in Ogun State has arrested two members of a syndicate, Hassan Jimoh and Taiwo Edun who have been using the name of Ogun State governor elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to defraud members of the public under the pretence of offering them employment.

Man rapes seven-month pregnant woman, strangles her

For three months now, nightmare has become the companion of 25-year-old Timbring Namkut who raped and strangled to death a Fulani woman who was taking her bath in a river at Gamnan village, Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Lagos CP name police officers arrested over fatal shooting

The police have provided the names of two of the three officers arrested over the fatal shooting of Kolade Johnson in Lagos.

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Governor Ambode inaugurates arts theatre in Epe

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday evening inaugurated the ultra-modern Lagos Theatre in Epe, expressing fulfillment with the projects executed by his administration within the ancient town and the adjoining communities.
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Adamawa governor-elect fumes over N115 billion debt

Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, has vowed to ‘step on toes’ over the debt profile of the state under the current administration of Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow.

Apapa gridlock: NUPENG urges Lagos government to develop Orile truck park

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has appealed to the Lagos State Government to help in rehabilitation of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Truck Park at Orile.