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Police confirm killing of wanted kidnapper ‘Lucifer’ in Rivers

A notorious kidnapper, Ekweme Brown, popularly known as Lucifer, has been shot dead by policemen in Rivers, an official said.
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Police arrest, detain four cops for extorting software developer

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four policemen for allegedly extorting money from a software developer whom they accused of Internet fraud.

I was promised N.2 million to set man, wife, daughter on fire – suspect

Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have arrested one Alhaji Salisu Idris for setting fire that wiped out a family of three in Garaya village, in Ungogo Local Government Area of the state.

Police to arrest politicians driving with covered number plates

The police on Thursday warned politicians and other vehicle owners against driving with covered number plates or be ready to face the full wrath of the law.

‘One chance robber’ arrested as ladies identify him in public

Police in Ogun state have arrested one Abiodun Makinde, a suspected ‘one chance’ robber upon being sighted and identified in public by two lady – victims.
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Three arrested for ‘kidnapping’ Katsina council chief’s kids

The police in Katsina State have arrested three suspects in connection with the kidnap of two children of the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Matazu Local Government Area of the state, Kabiru Matazu.

Guard ‘kills’ Lebanese boss, dumps body in septic tank

A Lebanese national identified as Basan Khodari was on Tuesday found dead inside a septic tank in his Lagos residence.

Three killed, three injured in Abuja multiple accidents

At least three people have been killed while three others sustained varying degrees of injury after a white Mercedes Benz 4Matic 2016 model collided with two commercial tricycles around CITEC Estate, Gwarimpa, Abuja.

Taraba killings: How kidnap suspect was freed from home

An army captain allegedly freed suspected kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume, at his personal residence after whisking him away from the Ibi military base in Taraba State.

Police confirm abduction of pregnant woman in Sokoto

Police in Sokoto State has confirmed the abduction of a housewife identified as Luba Bello in Dange Shuni local Government area of the state by suspected gunmen.

Rebels kill 12 in South Sudan bus attack

At least 12 people, including a child, were on Thursday killed when unknown rebels ambushed two buses outside South Sudan’s capital Juba.

Police deny killing Lagos cleaner

The Lagos State Police Command has denied killing a cleaner, identified only as Francis, in the Ilupeju area of the state.
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Police discover kidnappers hideout in Minna

The Niger state Police Command has discovered some buildings that serve as hideouts for kidnappers in Minna, Niger state.

Police arrests 26-year-old fake drugs manufacturer in Bauchi

The police in Bauchi on Saturday arrested a 26-year-old man, Victor Oguwa, suspected to be fake drugs manufacturer.
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Man allegedly detained, extorted for cautioning policemen over reckless driving

An office support staff of the Lagos State Inland Revenue Service (LIRS), Mr. Michael Green, has alleged that he was detained at Makinde Division, on false accusation of being a thief and phone snatcher.

Teacher commits suicide in Kano

Police Spokesman, DSP Haruna Abdullahi, who confirmed the incident, said they have already deposited Femi’s corpse at the Murtala Muhammad Hospital
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Police uncover plans to disrupt Dapo Abiodun’s May 29 inauguration

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday said it has uncovered plans by unscrupulous individuals to instigate crisis across the state, ostensibly to disrupt the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy; Engr. Noimot Salako–Oyedele on May 29, 2019.

Police demolish kidnapper’s den in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Command has demolished a building inside of a forest where kidnappers hid their victims while waiting for ransom to be paid.

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Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

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Senator Ken Nnamani urges alumni associations to support their alma maters

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