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Police officer kidnapped in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of Musa Rambo, an Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Suleija Area Command, Niger State.

Kogi impeachment: Simon Achuba not under house arrest – Police

The Police authorities in Kogi State have debunked claims that impeached Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba, has been placed under house arrest.

Three killed in beer parlour fire in Nnewi

An early morning fire at a beer parlour in Nnewi, Anambra State, on Friday killed three female workers who were sleeping in the building.

Kogi guber: Governor Bello buys 1,000 unregistered tinted vehicles for thugs to rig election...

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello purchased over 1,000 unregistered tinted vehicles for people suspected to be thugs in order to rig next month’s governorship election.
State Police Commissioner Isaac Akinmoyede, who briefed reporters in Jos on Thursday, said the arrest was made in pursuance of the objectives of Operation Puff Adder which was launched in the state recently.

Police arrest 17 kidnappers, POS robbers in Plateau

Plateau State Police Command has arrested 17 kidnappers and armed robbers who specialise in snatching cars and robbing POS operators in Jos, the capital of Plateau State.

Police raid another ‘torture centre’ in Katsina

A Special Team from the Inspector General of Police, Abuja, Mohammed Adamu, has raided another torture centre at Kofar Marusa area of Katsina.

Border closure: Death of rice smuggler heightens tension in Babura

As government continues strict implementation of border closure across the country, tension has risen in Babura Local Government area of Jigawa State as a rice smuggler was shot dead by patrol team in the area.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

Edo CP: Nobody attacked Adams Oshiomhole

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMallam Muhammed, has restated the State Police Command’s position that there was no attack on the person or residence of former Governor of the state and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

Why I killed naval commandant – suspect

The prime suspect in the killing of the Commandant of Command Secondary School of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Commander Oluyemisi Ogundana, Benard Simon has revealed how he killed the senior Naval Officer.

Police arrest 17 drug dealers in Borno

The Borno State Police Command has said that 17 suspected high profile drug dealers have been arrested in a joint operation with operatives of Operation Puff Adder.

Kogi guber: Vehicles razed as PDP, APC supporters clash

Pandemonium broke out in Ankpa, in the Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State on Saturday following a clash between the supporters of the All Progressive Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate, Musa Wada.

Kogi guber: Lecturer injured in PDP, APC supporters’ clash

A lecturer at the Kogi State University (KSU) Ayingba, Dr Usman Ogbo, was reportedly attacked in Ankpa on Saturday during the ‘Thank You’ tour embarked upon by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Engr Musa Wada.

Kogi guber: PDP urges Police, DSS to investigate attack on candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council has urged the Kogi state’s Commissioner of Police and Director of DSS in the state to investigate the attack on the convoy of the party’s governorship candidate, Engr Musa Wada in Ankpa area of the state on Saturday.

Delta council lawmaker shot dead by suspected assassins

A councillor and Majority Leader of Sapele Local Government Legislative Arm, Delta state, Chief Venture Kagbude, has been reportedly shot dead by suspected assassins. A councillor and Majority Leader of Sapele Local Government Legislative Arm, Delta state, Chief Venture Kagbude, has been reportedly shot dead by suspected assassins.

‘Assassins’ kill housewife, drown three-year-old child

The Police in Kano has confirmed the killing of a housewife in Kano and the subsequent drowning of her 3-year-old daughter by unknown assassins.

Police parades six serial killers, kidnappers in Benue

The Benue State Police Command on Friday paraded six serial killers/kidnappers arrested in connection with the abduction and killing of 16 persons in Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State.

59-year old retiree in police net over N1.2 million fraud

The police in Edo State have arrested a 59-year-old retiree, Oshiodi Michael, for allegedly defrauding applicants to the tune of N1.2 million.

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Court remands labourer for allegedly defiling six-year-old girl

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 19-year-old labourer, Bashiru Ibrahim, who allegedly defiled a six-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.
European Parliament President, David Sassoli, has urged EU leaders to allow Britain to delay its end of month deadline to leave the European Union.

EU parliament president calls on leaders to grant Brexit delay

European Parliament President, David Sassoli, has urged EU leaders to allow Britain to delay its end of month deadline to leave the European Union.
Wildlife officials found three more dead wild elephants in central Sri Lanka Saturday, raising the number believed to have been poisoned by angry villagers to seven.

More than 100 elephants die in Botswana in suspected anthrax outbreak

More than 100 elephants have died in Botswana in the past two months partly because of a suspected anthrax outbreak, the government has said.

NAFDAC tells bakers to maintain standard when producing bread

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has decried the lack of commitment to standard by members of the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria in bread making.

South African Airways, Comair return grounded planes to service

South African Airways (SAA) and Comair began returning grounded planes to service on Wednesday a day after safety regulators flagged maintenance problems.