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Gunmen shoot, rob man near Govt House in Ibadan

Two unknown gunmen on Monday shot and robbed a yet to be identified middle-aged man of N446,000 a few metres from the Oyo State Government House in Ibadan.
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NDLEA arrests soldier with arms, cannabis

A 25 year old soldier, Mohammed Kashim, has been arrested in Yobe State in possession of arms and some quantity of cannabis sativa, otherwise known as Indian hemp.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Seven women found dead in Niger salon

Rijau town, the headquarters of Rijau Local Government Area of Niger state, was last Friday thrown into confusion as seven people, including the proprietor of a hairdressing salon, were found dead inside her salon.

Cameroonian security arrests three notorious Nigerian kidnappers

Alhaji Idi Amin, Chairman, Maiha Local Government Area of Adamawa, said Cameronian Security had apprehended the most wanted and notorious Nigerian kidnappers who escaped to Cameroon.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Fear as abductors of Senator Dariye’s father stop communication with family

There is a palpable fear among family and friends of the former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Joshua Dariye as kidnappers who abducted Pa Defwan Dariye, the father of the former governor have stopped communication with the family.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Imo: Policeman shoots Okada rider dead for refusing to pay N50 for facemask offence

A policeman at a checkpoint at Banana junction, Amaifeke in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State has allegedly shot a commercial bicycle operator, popularly known as Okada, for refusing to part with N50 bribe in place of his offence of not wearing a facemask.

Electrician rapes 6-year-old girl in Jos

An electrician by the name Samuel Ishaya escaped being lynched in Jos, Plateau State on Wednesday as he was caught raping a sick 6-year-old girl in Agwan Rukuba area of the state capital.
Despite the promise by Shina Olukolu, Oyo State Police Commissioner that he will relocate to the Akinyele Local Government Area to stop rising incident of crime, another murder has occured in Oyo State.

Student raped, murdered in Ibadan

Despite the promise by Shina Olukolu, Oyo State Police Commissioner, that he will relocate to the Akinyele Local Government Area to stop rising incident of crime, another murder has occured in Oyo State.

Gunmen kill three herdsmen, nine cows in Kogi

Three Fulani herdsmen including nine cows have been reported killed in Egume, Dekina local government council of Kogi State by yet to be identified gunmen.

Police arrest 15 more suspected cultists in Ogun

The Ogun Police Command says it has arrested 15 more suspected cultists terrorising Ifo and its environs.
The Police in Bomadi, headquarter of Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State, dispersed hundreds of defiant Motorcyclists popularly called Okada riders with tear-gas for violating the lockdown order of the state government to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the state.

Police tear-gas rioting okada riders for violating lockdown in Delta

The Police in Bomadi, headquarter of Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State, dispersed hundreds of defiant Motorcyclists popularly called Okada riders with tear-gas for violating the lockdown order of the state government to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No kidnappers den in Ilorin

The police is reacting to recent social speculations that a kidnappers den had been uncovered at Oko-Erin Community in Ilorin.
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Police: Investigation on NSCDC officer ongoing

The Imo state police command on Sunday said that the investigation on the officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Sydney Ogudoro, who allegedly shot dead a 2019 Action Alliance, AA, Senatorial Candidate in Imo state, Ndubuisi Emenike, has not been concluded.

Pharmacist beats man to death In Imo

A man, Damian Ali, aged 55 was alleged to have been beaten to death by a pharmacist whose shop, Swift Tel Pharmacy is located at Umuguma roundabout in Owerri-west LGA of Imo State.
The General Manager of the Imo State Geological Garden, Francis Abioye, has alerted the public in the state of a dangerous hyena on the prowl which escaped from the zoo in the early hours of Monday.

Hyena on the prowl after escaping Imo zoo

The General Manager of the Imo State Geological Garden, Francis Abioye, has alerted the public in the state of a dangerous hyena on the prowl which escaped from the zoo in the early hours of Monday.

Police rescue three from kidnappers in Kogi

The police in Lokoja on Saturday rescued three kidnap victims from their abductors after six days in captivity.
Benue State Police Command has apprehended two suspected armed bandits with illegal cache of live ammunition in on their way from Benue to Nassarawa state where they reside.

Police arrest two suspected armed bandits in Benue

Benue State Police Command has apprehended two suspected armed bandits with illegal cache of live ammunition in on their way from Benue to Nassarawa state where they reside.

Police: Curfew, ban of fireworks still effective in Borno

The Police in Borno says the curfew and ban imposed on fireworks are in force to ensure a hitch free Christmas and New Year celebration in the state.

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Labour insists on reversal of fuel price, electricity tariff hike

The organised labour Thursday insisted that the Federal Government should revert back to the old prices of petrol and electricity tariff, if not the strike will stand.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa election: Governor Diri, INEC ask appeal court to reverse tribunal’s judgment

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja asked the Court of Appeal to reverse the decision of the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the November 16, 2019 governorship poll in the state.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Lagos seeks monthly payment of house rent for residents

The Lagos State Government has called on stakeholders in real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC recovers N4.16 billion debt owed Nigerian government by lottery companies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered at least N4.16 billion out of the debt owed the federal government by lottery companies.
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