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The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Kamaldeen Okunlola, has commiserated with personnel of Operation PUFF ADDER II and families of two officers killed while repelling bandits attack in the state.

Sokoto CP commiserates with families of officers killed during gun battle with bandits

The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Kamaldeen Okunlola, has commiserated with personnel of Operation PUFF ADDER II and families of two officers killed while repelling bandits attack in the state. Okunlola said the...
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Father of six arrested for ‘rape’ of neighbour’s daughter

The Police in Yola, Adamawa, on Tuesday arrested a father of six for alleged sexual assault of his neighbour’s 9-year-old girl.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

Northern states tighten security to curb abduction of schoolchildren

No fewer than 11 Northern states have beefed up security around schools to prevent the abduction of pupils by bandits in their states, investigations have revealed.
A new Commissioner of Police, Nasiru Mohammed, has assumed duty at the Imo State Police Command.

Imo state gets new police chief

A new Commissioner of Police, Nasiru Mohammed, has assumed duty at the Imo State Police Command.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Zamfara gets new police commissioner

Commissioner of Police Abutu Yaro has assumed office as the new Police Commissioner of Zamfara state taking over from Usman Nagogo who have been deployed to Force headquarters.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Hoodlums kill police inspector, cut off his manhood

Suspected hoodlums under the guise of EndSARS protesters in Ebonyi have murdered a Police Inspector, Mr Egu Omini, and cut off his manhood, police confirms.

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.

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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: 15 kidnapped persons rescued in Kaduna

The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said this in a statement on Sunday in Kaduna. Jalige said that on April 9 at about 1525hours, gunmen suspected to be bandits blocked Buruku Birnin Gwari Road around Unguwan Yako forest in an attempt to kidnap occupants of two Volkswagen salon cars.
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, has congratulated Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on his 64th birthday on Monday.

Nigerian government begins N140 billion solar rollout for 25 million residents

The federal government has begun the implementation of its plan to deliver electricity, through solar energy, to about 25 million Nigerians whose communities are off the national power grid. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who spoke during an event to mark the programme in Jangefe, Roni Local Government Area of Jigawa State, restated the determination of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to give more Nigerians access to cheap and environmentally friendly renewable power.
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Kaduna NUJ honours Uba Sani with ‘outstanding senator’ award

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has bestowed on Senator Uba Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) the award of ‘Outstanding Senator’ in the 9th National Assembly, describing the lawmaker as the most ‘media-friendly’ in the North-West.
The Referee for yesterday’s match, Gil Manzano, has been facing a lot of criticism after his controversial decisions in yesterday’s El Clásico. The Spanish referee was not the first choice to officiate the very important tie. He was a replacement for Mateu Lahoz, who had to withdraw because of a muscle injury.

El Clasico: Gerard Pique dragged away by Barça delegate to avoid sanctions

The Referee for yesterday’s match, Gil Manzano, has been facing a lot of criticism after his controversial decisions in yesterday’s El Clásico. The Spanish referee was not the first choice to officiate the very important tie. He was a replacement for Mateu Lahoz, who had to withdraw because of a muscle injury.
FILE PHOTO - Armin Laschet, head of conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, gives a statement following a meeting with his party's leadership at the CDU headquarters in Berlin, Germany March 29, 2021. Tobias Schwarz-Pool via REUTERS

Merkel’s party chief wants quick decision on chancellor candidate as pressure mounts

The head of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, who wants to be their next candidate for chancellor in a September election, said on Sunday the party should make their choice of candidate very soon.

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Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote, has donated a mobile testing centre with the capacity to test 400 people for COVID-19 daily, to the Kano State Government.

Aliko Dangote Foundation extends women empowerment to Kwara

With women folks seen as essential to building thriving communities as well as represent one of the biggest accelerators to economic growth globally, Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has consistently commits to empowering them.

NMA: President Buhari’s effort in addressing doctors’ strike being sabotaged

The president of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Innocent Ujah, says some people are sabotaging the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari in addressing the strike by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD).
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun thanked the Rangers fans for the way they have welcomed him to the club.

Leon Balogun cherished Rangers contract extension

Former Wigan and Brighton defender, Leon Balogun, has said he was excited to sign a contract extension with Scottish champions Glasgow Rangers.

PDP mocks APC over defamation claims in ex-governor’s suspension

The Peoples Democratic Party in Niger State has mocked the ruling All Progressives Congress for threatening to seek action over an allegation purportedly raised by the PDP in Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state in its letter suspending former Governor Babangida Aliyu, adding that the APC should mind its business.
Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has commended the Nigerian military over recent gains recorded against Boko Haram’s fighters in Gwoza and the road leading to the northern part of the State.

IDPs: Borno governor orders immediate construction of 500 homes in Bama

Borno State governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was in Bama local government area on Tuesday evening to assess needs and monitor developmental efforts.