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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest 10 over cult clash in Ekiti

The Police have confirmed the arrest of 10 people over alleged complicity in a bloody rival cult clash in Ikere Ekiti, Ikere Local Government Area of Ekiti.
At least, six persons have been feared killed in a bloody clash between two rival cult groups in Ikere, Ekiti State.

Six killed in Ekiti cult clash

Ekiti State Command Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident said, six corpses have been recovered and deposited at the morgue after the clash which occurred in the early hours of today.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

20 killed in reprisal attacks in Zamfara

At least 20 persons were killed on Thursday and Friday in reprisal attacks between vigilante group and bandits in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police commend officers who ‘rejected’ N500,000 bribe

The police in Lagos have poured accolades on some of its officers for rejecting a N500,000 bribe offered to them during an operation and arresting the suspects with stolen construction materials.
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Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Imo

Newsmen gathered that the priest, Rev. Prof. Izu Marcell Onyeocha, was abducted around 7:00 am at Ihube Community in Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State along Enugu-Port Harcourt Express Road.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest two for ‘robbing’ warehouse

The police in Lagos have arrested two robbery suspects for allegedly breaking into a warehouse at Alaba International Market and stealing goods worth N3 million.
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Gunmen abduct businessman in Ekiti

Some gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the General Manager of Prosperous Filling Station, Itakorodo Adebayo, at Isan-Ekiti in Ekiti State.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Imo monarch, chiefs kidnapped after attending traditional wedding

There was palpable fear in Imo State on Wednesday night after gunmen kidnapped the traditional ruler of Umueze Nguru in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of the state, Eze Charles Iroegbu.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen attack another Imo police station, kidnap one, injure others

Fear continues to pervade the atmosphere in Imo State as gunmen in the early hours of Thursday attacked the Mbieri Divisional Police Headquarters situated in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Official: Abductors of Chinese expatriates demand N10 million ransom

The gunmen who kidnapped two Chinese expatriates at a gold mining site in Osun State, on Monday, have demanded a ransom of N10 million for their release.

Uganda rescues 29 Burundian girls, arrests 5 human trafficking suspects

Ugandan police have rescued 29 Burundian girls and arrested five suspects involved in a human-trafficking racket in the East African country.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen abduct Chinese expatriates in Osun, shoot guards

Osun state Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of two Chinese expatriates, Zhao Juan, 33, and one Wen, 50 at a mining site in the state.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Imo: Gunmen bomb police headquarters, correctional centre

The Imo State command headquarters of Nigeria Police and the State correctional centre in Owerri were jolted on Monday when suspected gunmen stormed the facilities and freed some inmates in the process.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Akwa Ibom: Police confirm three officers dead, four missing in Essien Udim

The police in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria’s South-south, have confirmed that three of their officers have been killed, while four are missing in Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state during a violent clash between security operatives and some hoodlums.
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Gunmen kidnap travellers in Osun

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped three travellers at Osu town, along the Ife-Ilesha expressway in Osun State.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest ‘robbers’ with 11 phones, N139, 000

“The combined team of policemen and local Vigilante men on patrol sighted the suspects at the Ikorodu Round About while allegedly robbing innocent commuters and passers by in the area, and were arrested.
Jelili Bakare was fatally shot on March 18 by the police inspector, identified as Jonathan Company, following an argument between them.

Lagos CP visits family of man shot by officer

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu, on Saturday paid a condolence visit to the family of a man shot dead by an officer at Ogombo, in the Sangotedo area of the state.
Commissioner of Police Sama’ila Dikko and Inspector Garba Rabo.

Police honour officers who rejected N1 million bribe

According to a statement by the police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Kiyawa, Friday morning, Garba Rabo and Jamilu Buhari were serving on the task force of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) in the state when they were offered the bribe.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Three police officers killed by gunmen in Abia

The police spokesperson in the state, Geoffrey Ogbonna, who confirmed the killing to newsmen, Wednesday, said the attack occurred in Abiriba, Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State on Monday.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest ‘motorcycles supplier’ to Zamfara bandits

The police in Kano State said they have arrested a man supplying motorcycles to bandits operating in Zamfara State.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Gunmen kill two correctional officials in Anambra

Gunmen on Friday attacked a vehicle of the Nigerian Correctional Service conveying some inmates to court in Anambra, leaving two officials of the service dead.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill two ‘bandits’, recover five AK-47 rifles in Kaduna

Police killed two suspected bandits on Wednesday in Saminaka town, Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State and recovered five AK-47 rifles from them.

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Two suspects lynched after trader robbed, shot dead in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the early hours of Monday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and killed a young shop owner identified as Ecole.
Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.

Borussia Dortmund interested in Terem Moffi

The pacy striker has scored against Ligue 1 big clubs; Paris Saint-Germain (one goal), Monaco (three goals) and Olympic Marseille (two goals) in the current campaign.
Firefighters worked Sunday to control a blaze at the University of Cape Town’s library, where valuable historical collections have been destroyed. Nic Bothma-EPA, via Shutterstock

Cape Town fire ‘contained’ as firefighters battle windy conditions

A blaze advanced along South Africa's iconic Table Mountain toward central Cape Town on Monday after ravaging university buildings, while firefighters battled strong winds in their efforts to control it and officials evacuated residential areas.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Fenerbache propose sensational swap deal for Emmanuel Dennis

Turkish giants, Fenerbache, have proposed an exchange deal that will see Emmanuel Dennis come over, while Tanzania star Ally Samatta joins Belgian champions Club Brugge.

No fracas in Taraba PDP – chairman

Retired Lt.-Col. Agbu Kefas, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba has denied reports of division within the state chapter of the party.

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Israeli study: South African variant may ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine protection

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APC governors disown Godwin Obaseki over allegation of currency printing

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Speaking at a press conference on the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said social media was used to spread fake news and disinformation that catalyzed the violence that was witnessed across the country.

Minister: Why Twitter picked Ghana for HQ over Nigeria

Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alh Lai Mohammed, has said that the negative comments and reports Nigerians are making about the country led Twitter to make Ghana its headquarters in Africa rather than Nigeria.

KPPA: We didn’t authorise erection of mosque beside church

The Kwara State Physical Planning Authority (KPPA) has dissociated itself from granting approval for the construction of a Central Mosque beside the Catholic Diocese around the Tanke Junction in Ilorin.

Arik Air resumes direct flights from Lagos to Kano

The Management of Arik Air says it is resuming direct flights from the nation’s commercial capital, Lagos, to the ancient city of Kano effective from April 27, 2021.