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A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yusuf Gagdi, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Nigeria Police Bill 2020, into law.

House of Reps member hail President Buhari for signing Nigeria Police Act, 2020

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yusuf Gagdi, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Nigeria Police Bill 2020, into law.
Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Landlord sets tenant ablaze over nonpayment of rent in Calabar

A landlord on Wednesday doused the room of one of his tenants with petrol and set it on fire, burning her to death over nonpayment of eleven thousand naira rent.

Abia declares developer of collapsed building wanted

The Abia State Government has declared the developer of a collapsed building at No. 85 Azikiwe road, Aba, one Mr Emmanuel Ohaka, wanted for alleged complicity.

Seven persons remanded over alleged kidnap of Oyo cleric’s twin

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday ordered that people allegedly involved in the kidnap of two-year-old twins of an Oyo cleric, be remanded in police custody, pending legal advice.
Harry Maguire has dodged jail after being found guilty of assault, resisting arrest, and bribery over the Mykonos brawl.

Harry Maguire appeals against guilty verdict by Greek court

Harry Maguire’s legal team has lodged an appeal against the guilty verdict in a Greek court that led to a suspended jail sentence for the Manchester United captain, the club confirmed on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Court remands two women for abduction, sale of four-year-old boy in Rivers

The two women, 54 years old Fanny Ukoha and 22 years old Precious Samuel, are standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, abduction and child trafficking for selling and taking away four years old, Moses Godbless, from his mother’s food joint said to be close to a brothel in Ahaoda Local Government Area.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rearrest Oyo runaway ‘serial killer’

The police have re-arrested Sunday Shodipe, the prime suspect in the series of ritual killings at the Akinyele Local government Area of Oyo State.
Harry Maguire avoided answering questions following a court appearance in Greece.

Manchester United skipper Harry Maguire released after assault hearing

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was released from Greek police custody Saturday, TV footage showed, pending a hearing on assault charges on the island of Mykonos.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police declare ‘serial killer’ wanted after escape from custody

The Oyo State Police Command has declared a suspected serial killer wanted after he reportedly escaped from custody on August 11.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Serial killer’ escapes from police custody in Oyo

The Police Command in Oyo State has confirmed the escape from its custody of a 19-year-old alleged serial killer, Sunday Shodipe.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Killers of village head, Immigration officer arrested in Nasarawa – governor

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State says the Police has arrested the killers of the Village Head of Odu community in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Mr Amos Obere.
The officers of the Metropolitan Police have arrested seven suspects in connection with the murder of BBNaija star, Khafi Kareem’s younger brother, Alexander who was shot dead in West London some weeks back.

London police arrest seven over murder of Khafi’s brother,

The officers of the Metropolitan Police have arrested seven suspects in connection with the murder of BBNaija star, Khafi Kareem’s younger brother, Alexander who was shot dead in West London some weeks back.

Court remands ‘spiritualist’ for ‘obtaining’ N2 million from woman

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Geagwalada, FCT, on Tuesday ordered that a 43-year-old man, Friday George be remanded in police custody for allegedly cheating and fraudulently obtaining N2 million from a woman.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Woman ‘stabs’ lover to death in Lagos

Tragedy struck in Sagbokoji Island in Apapa area of Lagos, weekend after a lady allegedly stabbed her lover to death during a scuffle.
Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng in action, following the resumption of play behind closed doors after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS - Kai Pfaffenbach - Pool DFL

Bayern’s Jerome Boateng urges players to take a knee in Champions League

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng says players must use the platform provided by the Champions League to continue sending messages about racial equality by taking a knee.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

One dead, 2 hospitalized in Rivers in-laws fracas

A deadly fracas among two families related by marriage in Buen Kpete Bunu, Tai Local Government Area, Rivers State, has left one person dead and two brothers in critical health condition.
Protesters have taken to the streets of several U.S. cities to bring attention to racial injustice.

US racial injustice protests mount

Protesters have taken to the streets of several U.S. cities to bring attention to racial injustice.
A bus stop in Minneapolis is part of a memorial to George Floyd. Leila Navidi-AP

Police ignored George Floyd’s ‘I can’t breathe’ plea – transcript

The former United States police officer charged in the death of George Floyd told him to stop shouting and save his breath as he knelt on his neck and Floyd gasped for air, according to a newly released transcript of police body camera footage.

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Cross River governor relaxes 24 hours curfew

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade on Monday announced the relaxation of imposed curfew which was originally 24 hours dusk to dusk.

#EndSARS: Plateau arrest 307 suspects over destruction, looting of properties

The Plateau State Government says it has arrested 307 suspects over the recent destruction and looting of public and private properties in the state, as at Oct.26.
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Troops kill dozens of terrorists in Borno

The troops of Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, has destroyed terrorists’ hideouts and neutralized several fighters at Ngwuri Gana along the Gulumba Gana-Kumshe axis as well as at Jumacheri near Damasak in the northern part of Borno State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

#EndSARS: Don’t turn protest to Igbo affairs – South East governors

The Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum and Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, has warned that the EndSARS protest must not be labelled as Igbo affairs.