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Revelations from Farida Waziri’s new book

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, presented her new book to the public in Abuja on Tuesday. I was privileged to have reviewed the book at the occasion.
A New York City police officer was shot and wounded in a police station on Sunday morning about 12 hours after another officer was wounded while he sat in his patrol van in the same neighborhood in what authorities described as assassination attempt.

Two New York City police officers shot, wounded in separate attacks

A New York City police officer was shot and wounded in a police station on Sunday morning about 12 hours after another officer was wounded while he sat in his patrol van in the same neighborhood in what authorities described as an assassination attempt.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Governor Obaseki orders arrest of his former aide

Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the arrest of one of his former aides, John Mayaki.
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.

Groups fault police brutality accusation against DPO in Delta

Two groups, Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) Delta state branch, and Warri Urban Security Network (WUSN), have absolved the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Ekpan Division, SP Asanaenyi Ibok, of an allegation of brutality levelled against him by an aggrieved citizen.

Police officer shoots 18-year-old student in Yola

The incident happened in Jambutu ward of Yola North local government area when police officers on patrol went to the area to arrest some miscreants, but met stiff resistance from some protesting youth.

Man docked for assaulting police officer

A young man, Sola Balogun, 34, has been dragged before an Ile Ife Magistrate Court for allegedly assaulting and beaten a police officer.

Police officer aids rape suspect to escape from court

A police inspector attached to the Elere Police Station, Lagos State, has been detained for allegedly aiding the escape of a rape suspect, Makinde Raheem, from the premises of the Ogba Magistrates’ Court.
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Late Nigerian student given ‘unknown medicine by unknown Malaysian policeman’

A courtroom in Malaysia has heard that an “unknown policeman” administered an “unknown medicine” on Orhions Ewansiha Thomas, the Nigerian PhD student who died while in police custody in Kuala Lumpur last year.
Police parade Abuja bank foiled robbery suspects — in picture

Bank worker led Abuja robbery operation – suspect

Elijah David, a robbery suspect, says Larry Ehizo, an employee of First Bank of Nigeria, Mpape area of Abuja, led his gang to rob the bank.

Sharia police arrests Nigeria policeman ‘camping’ girls in Zamfara hotel

The Hisba police officers have arrested a regular officer of the Nigeria Police Force who was caught ‘camping’ three girls in a hotel room in Zamfara State.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

One feared dead, others wounded as police, Shi’ites clash in Sokoto

One person was reportedly killed on Friday during a clash between the police and followers of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (Shi’ite group) in Sokoto State.
Game Of Thrones actor Andrew Dunbar died suddenly at his home in Belfast on Christmas Eve, it emerged last night, according to reports.

Game of Thrones actor dies suddenly at home on Christmas eve

Game Of Thrones actor Andrew Dunbar died suddenly at his home in Belfast on Christmas Eve, it emerged last night, according to reports.

Rush hour car bomb kills many in Mogadishu

"The blast was devastating, and I could confirm more than 20 civilians killed, there were many more wounded," police officer Ibrahim Mohamed was quoted by news agency AFP as saying.

DSS officer kills man while firing at runaway Christmas cow

An operative of the Department of State Services has reportedly killed one Onyeocha Umuokwu, in Alor Community, Idemili South LGA of Anambra State.

Police officer kills truck driver in Ondo

A trigger happy police officer, yesterday, allegedly shot dead a truck driver in Uso, a community in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

South African policeman sentenced to 32 years for killing Nigerian

President of Nigerian Citizens in South Africa, NICASA, Mr Ben Okoli, told newsmen that the police officer was sentenced to “25 years for the murder and two years each for two counts of armed robbery and another three years for robbery with aggravated circumstances.

Woman narrates how policeman raped her in barracks

The woman, who according to GhanaWeb gave her name as Gladys said she had travelled from the northern part of Ghana to Nkwanta in the Oti region after she heard her husband of 20 years had been arrested and detained in the police station.
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Kogi guber: Fake policeman arrested in Dekina

A fake police officer has been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force at the Igala Unity Square area in Anyigba, Dekina local government area of Kogi State.

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Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has defended the club’s decision to sign Martin Braithwaite but admits that negotiations were ‘unfair’ on Leganés.

Barcelona president admits Martin Braithwaite transfer ‘unfair’ on Leganes

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has defended the club’s decision to sign Martin Braithwaite but admits that negotiations were ‘unfair’ on Leganés.
Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez, known as “El Menchito,” “was extradited this day on the charge of conspiracy to smuggle drugs” into US territory, said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Son of Mexican drug lord extradited to US

The son of a powerful Mexican drug lord was Thursday extradited to the United States, where he is wanted for trafficking, a government source told AFP.

House of Reps probes N10 billion building project by Nigerian Air Force

The House of Representatives joint committees on the Air Force and Justice on Thursday began an investigative hearing to probe the Nigerian Air Force over a controversial N10 billion building project owned by Blue Boulevard Limited.
Lionel Messi has confirmed he’d like to see Barcelona sign Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez.

Lionel Messi: Spectacular Lautaro Martinez perfect for Barcelona

“He’s spectacular, he’s in stunning form. You could always tell he was a great player, but he’s really exploded in the last year,” Messi told Mundo Deportivo.
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.

Policeman shoots two traders in Ogun

The Olomore axis of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was on Thursday thrown into pandemonium following a violent clash between the special anti-cultism team of the police and traders.