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Brazil’s Supreme Court issues ruling that could free Lula

Brazil’s Supreme Court voted Thursday to overturn a ruling requiring convicted criminals to go to jail after losing their first appeal, paving the way for leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to be freed.

Enraged outcry as police free ‘dubious real estate developer’

The police have arrested a popular real estate developer Lively-Hood Homes owners of De-villa home, Dr FELIX NWORGU, for defrauding residents of alleged lands sold at APO in Omagwa and Etche in Rivers state.

Soldiers invade Osun police headquarters

Some armed soldiers have reportedly invaded the Osun State Police Command headquarters in Osogbo and broke the gate and caused panic in the area.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police hunt for Governor Obaseki’s aides, others over alleged siege on Adams Oshiomhole

Edo Deputy Governor Hon Philip Shaibu on Sunday night spent over four hours at the Edo Police headquarters waiting to secure release of Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Security, Mr. Andrew Momodu, who was to be whisked to Abuja on Monday.
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.

Lawyer’s absence stalls arraignment of Rivers ‘serial killer’

The absence of a legal representative for a notorious Rivers State serial killer, Gracious West, has stalled the arraignment proceedings at the State High Court in Port Harcourt.
Nigeria Police

Man arrested for ‘beating wife to death’

Yusuf allegedly beat his wife to death on September 23 and reported to the Enugada Divisional Police Headquarters that his wife slumped and died on her way to fetch water, but while detectives who accompanied him to the scene were scrutinising the corpse of the deceased wife, he sneaked out and disappeared from sight.

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.
At least two security officers have been killed and about 20 children wounded when a car bomb detonated near a police headquarters building in eastern Afghanistan, officials said.

Car bomb kills police, wounds children in eastern Afghanistan

At least two security officers have been killed and about 20 children wounded when a car bomb detonated near a police headquarters building in eastern Afghanistan, officials said.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 8, 2019 Police officers hold the coffins of their fallen colleagues during a ceremony at The Prefecture de Police de Paris (Paris Police Headquarters) in Paris, held to pay respects to the victims of an attack at the prefecture on October 4, 2019. – French police on October 14, 2019 detained five people linked to a radicalised employee at the Paris police headquarters who killed four colleagues in a knife attack earlier this month, sources said. (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP)

French police hold five over deadly knife attack

French police on Monday detained five people linked to a radicalised employee at the Paris police headquarters who killed four colleagues in a knife attack earlier this month, sources said.

Police rescue nine kidnapped children in Kano

The police boss said that Usman Mohammed (5) was kidnapped and sold for N1.2 million, but, however, luck ran out of Paul and Mercy and other four kidnappers were apprehended.

Court remands housewife, two others for allegedly faking kidnap

A Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Ilorin on Friday ordered that a housewife, who allegedly faked their own kidnap, be remanded in a correctional centre.
Police officers stand ready near Paris prefecture de police (police headquarters) on October 3, 2019 after four officers were killed in a knife attack. – A knife-wielding man working at police headquarters in central Paris went on a rampage on October 3, stabbing and killing four employees before himself being shot dead, officials said. (Photo by GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP)

Hunt for motive of staffer who killed four at Paris police HQ

Investigators combed an IT staffer’s computer Friday for clues as to why he stabbed four colleagues to death at police headquarters in Paris, as his wife said he had been “agitated” before going on the rampage with a kitchen knife.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

Samson Siasia: My mother’s kidnap, FIFA ban heavy load for me

It is really not the best of times for former Super Eagles player and chief coach, Samson Siasia. He has become a walking ghost and a pitiable sight as a man facing double jeopardy.
Nigeria Police

Police nab man with fresh human parts

Ogun State Police Command has paraded a man, identified as Olatunji Koleoso, who was allegedly caught with fresh human parts in his vehicle.
FILE - Yellow vest protesters wait near the Seine River for other members to join them, Sept. 7, 2019. (L. Bryant-VOA)

Dozens arrested in Paris ‘Yellow Vest’ protests

Dozens of demonstrators were arrested at yellow vest protests in Paris on Saturday as more than 7,000 police were deployed to quell any violence by the movement and its radical, anarchist "black blocs."
Gracious David West at Rivers State Police Command before he was paraded at the Police

Rivers ‘serial killer’ confesses to police, reveals mode of operation — in pictures

The 39-years old notorious serial killer of women in hotels, Gracious David West, from Buguma in Asari-Toru local government area has confessed that he had actually killed’ a total of seven people and started killing from Ikeja, Lagos before moving to Owerri in Imo State and Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Police arrest officer who beat FUTA student

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested one of its men, who allegedly beat and injured a female student of the Federal University of Technology, Akure.
Oyo State Commissioner of Police Shina Olukolu parades suspected armed robbers with recovered loot of 410 pieces of new Sumecportable generators and 560 gallons of 4 litre Conoil Engine Oil, during press briefing held at Police Headquarters, Eleyele Ibadan

Police parades suspected armed robbers with recovered items — in pictures

The Oyo State Police Command paraded on Monday suspected armed robbers on at Police Headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan.

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FEC approves N307.5 million for NAFDAC operational vehicles

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N307.5 million for the purchase of operational vehicles for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
Abubakar Malami

AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: House of Reps will pass PIB, new electoral act next year

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has promised that the House of representatives will establish the first Library for the National Assembly, pass amendments to the Electoral Law and the Petroleum Industry Bill, (PIB) next year.

Court remands four suspects for allegedly trading in human parts

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded four suspects in an Ilorin Correctional Centre for allegedly buying and selling human parts in the metropolis.