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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: Rivers council boss’ arrest not connected to Bobisky investigation

The Rivers State Police Command has on Saturday dispelled speculations that the recent arrest of the Gokana council boss, Paul Kobani, was connected to the investigations of the late notorious armed robber and kidnapper, Honest Diigbara, otherwise called Bobisky.

Three-man gang kidnaps, rapes job seeker in Anambra

A three-member gang has reportedly abducted and eventually raped a 24 -year old girl at Awkuzu in Oyi local government area of Anambra State after promising her a job.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Kidnappers free ex-US Army officer in Ekiti

After four days in captivity, a former officer of the United States Army and native of Ijan Ekiti in Ekiti, Mr Jide Ijadare, has been released by his abductors.
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Abductors of ex-US soldier demand N20 million ransom

The abductors of a retired United States of America Army officer, Major Jide Ijadare, and one other at a palm oil factory on Wednesday demanded N20 million ransom from the former soldier’s family for his release.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man rapes 11-year-old girl in Ebonyi

Ebonyi State Police Command has arrested a 40 year old man for sexually abusing a minor (names withheld) in the state.

Unknown gunmen kill Ekiti council director

A Director in the Ekiti State Local Government Service Commission, Mr. David Jejelowo, was shot dead by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Monday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police warn NANS against planned protest

The State Police Command, Ogun state, has threatened to deal with any member of the National Association of Nigeria (NANS) who tries to protest the recent hike in fuel price as well as the increase in electricity tariff.
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Edo election: Security agencies embark on combined ‘Show of Force’

Security agencies in Edo on Saturday embarked on a combined exercise tagged “Inter Agencies Show of Force” to alert residents of the state of the agencies’ preparedness for the Sept. 19 governorship election.

Pregnant woman killed in Lagos cult violence

A 35-year-old pregnant woman, Risikat Saliman, was shot dead during a bloody clash between suspected cult groups at Aleke community in Ikorodu, Lagos State on Thursday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police ban protests over fuel price hike in Borno

The ban on protests in the state was announced in a statement by the State Command late Monday and signed by the Police Public Relations’ officer (PPRO), Edet Okon, a Deputy Superintendent of Police.

‘Car thief’ kills pregnant woman, okada rider in Delta

A suspected car snatcher, on Sunday, killed a pregnant woman and a commercial motorcyclist, popularly known as ‘Okada’ in Isselu-Uku, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Toxic waste kills three in Ondo forest reserve

Three persons were last weekend killed by toxic waste allegedly discharged into a pit in Omotosho forest reserve by a Chinese firm (WeWood Company) in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

50-year-old ex-convict rapes four-year girl in mosque

Yusuf Bako, a 50-year old man, has been apprehended by the Bauchi State Police Command over the rape of a 4-year old girl.
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.

Man rapes 14 year-old girl in Benue

A 46-year-old man, Sunday Alexander, of Lokoja Street, Otukpo, Benue State, has been arrested by the police for allegedly impregnating his 14-year-old maid.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Pastor arrested again for alleged rape of minor

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 34-year-old supposed pastor, Chukwudi Chukwumezie, for allegedly defiling a 15-year old girl in Iyaba Egbema Ozubulu, in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ekiti CP: 10,000 new constables recruited will be deployed to their local councils

Mr Tunde Mobayo, the Police Commissioner, Ekiti Command, has said the 10,000 new constables to be recruited would be deployed to work in their respective Local Government Areas.

Niger: Bandits abduct nine people, demand N10 million ransom

Armed Bandits in a renewed attack have abducted nine people from Kusasu village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. They further demanded the sum of N10m ransom for their release.
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Edo guber: Two die in APC campaign convoy, campaign suspended

Two policemen on Tuesday, died in an accident involving the campaign convoy of former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole while he was on his way to Usen in Ovia SouthWest local government area. The incident was said to have happened around 1 o clock.

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The All Progressives Congress APC has accused the Peoples Democratic Party PDP of churning out fake results for Saturday’s Edo state Governorship election, urging the public to ignore same.
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Victor Osimhen: Napoli still the best choice for me

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Fiorentina grabbed a late goal through Gaetano Castrovilli to beat visiting Torino 1-0 in the opening match of the new Serie A season on Saturday.

Fiorentina snatch late win in Serie A opener

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Supporters, at 10-15am, defiled social distancing rules as Governor Godwin Obaseki and wife arrived Polling Unit in Benin to vote.

Edo election: I’m disappointed in INEC – Governor Obaseki

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has expressed disappointment at the conduct of the ongoing governorship election in the state.