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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.

Police arrest pastor, 34 others for kidnapping dispatch rider

The Police force headquarters in Abuja has paraded a 52-year old self-acclaimed pastor, Adetokunbo Adenokpo, for abducting a dispatch rider and detaining him in an underground facility in his church in Sagamu, Lagos.

Delta assembly passes bill to establish security outfit

Delta State House of Assembly, Wednesday, passed the bill for a law to establish the State Community Security Corps Agency 2020 after it was read for the third time on the floor of the House.
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Italian police bust Nigerian confraternity, arrest 15 members

Operatives of the Italian Police Force known as Polizia di Stato have arrested no fewer than 15 Nigerians and members of the ‘Eiye’ confraternity.
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George Floyd family files lawsuit against Minneapolis, officers

George Floyd's family has filed a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and the four police officers charged in his death, alleging the officers violated Floyd's rights when they restrained him and the city allowed a culture of excessive force, racism and impunity to flourish in its police force.
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Police advocate special courts to try rape, other sexual violence cases

As part of sustained efforts to tackle cases of rape and other Sexual and Gender Based Violence SGBV in the country, the Nigerian Police Force has called for the establishment of special courts to give a speedy trial to such cases.

Russian activists planning anti-Putin protest detained by authorities – opposition

Two Russian activists involved in a campaign against what they say are President Vladimir Putin’s illegal plans to remain in power were detained by authorities on Thursday.
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Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves coronavirus patients stranded

Doctors treating COVID-19 patients in Sierra Leone went on strike on Thursday over unpaid bonuses, leaving patients in some of the main treatment centres without care, healthworkers said.

OPC seeks engagement in fighting insecurity in Kwara

The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) in Kwara has sought for engagement of its members by the Nigeria Police Force to help in fighting crime in the state.
Police officers attached to the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID) Panti, Yaba have expressed deep concern at the rate in which violators of the lockdown order are being dumped at the formation.

Police arrest 288 lockdown violators in Lagos

The Nigeria Police Force have arrested 95 inter-state travelers at Bhojson area, Ebute Metta for violating the COVID-19 restriction in order to stop further spread of the virus in the community.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Lockdown: Police dismiss officers who assaulted woman in Osun

The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed two police officers who were caught on camera assaulting a woman while enforcing the coronavirus lockdown in Iwo, Osun State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

CDHR urges Nigerian government provide palliatives, protective equipment for police

Comrade Yinka Folarin, Secretary Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), has urged the federal government to provide palliatives, welfare package, hazard allowance and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the police in view of the fact that they are very important in enforcing the lockdown for fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
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Rivers governor signs executive order to check sabotage of borders closure

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, signed the third Rivers State Government’s Executive Order for a Task Force to check reported sabotage by federal security agents enforcing closure of Rivers borders to prevent Coronavirus spread.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police, vigilante trade blames over shooting Sapele protesters

Barely five days after some armless protesters in Sapele, Delta State, were shot by security personnel drafted in to check the protest, the Nigerian Police Force and the local Vigilante were still trading blame as to who fired the shot that has left five protesters lying critically ill at the hospital.
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Police arrest ‘killers’ of Afenifere leader’s daughter

Police Force Headquarters said Thursday it had arrested suspected killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police warn officers against extortion, abuse of power

The Nigeria Police Force has warned its officers against extortion and abuse of power while enforcing the lockdown orders.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday ordered the closure of all markets in the state except food markets and those selling essential commodities due to rise in coronavirus cases. 4

Lockdown: Lagos introduces ‘food kitchen’ to feed 100,000 daily

As another 14-day lockdown period begins, the Lagos State Government has announced additional palliatives for residents, saying it will in a couple of days commence a daily ‘Food Kitchen’ program.
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Police arrest Funke Akindele over house party

Jenifa’s Diary star, Funke Akindele, has been arrested by members of the Nigerian Police Force for hosting a party in her Amen Estate property; an acts that violates the lockdown order issued by Lagos State and the Federal Government.
Ghana goalkeeper Fafali Dumehasi has announced she will be teaming up with the Police Force to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the West African country.

Ghana goalkeeper joins police to fight coronavirus pandemic

Ghana goalkeeper Fafali Dumehasi has announced she will be teaming up with the Police Force to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the West African country.

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