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The police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, in a statement said that the protesting PDP members must ensure that nobody or group of people hijacked the protect.

Imo police threaten to arrest anybody who hijacks PDP protest

The police in Imo State on Saturday warned that it would decisively deal with anybody who will hijack the Peoples Democratic Party nationwide protest on Sunday.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun: South-West governors must join hands with other govs to press for state police...

Patron of Yoruba Community in Benue State and Chairman, Tito Group of Companies, Asiwaju Isaac Akinkunmi, has called on South-West governors to join forces with other governors from other regions who are facing common security challenges for a federal constitutional amendment that would allow for the creation of state police forces.
The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told newsmen, in Benin that the figure represented the suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, murder, fraud and car theft during the year under review.

Edo: Police arrests 5,070 crime suspects in 2019

The Edo Police Command on Saturday said that it arrested no fewer than 5,070 suspects for various crimes in 2019.
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Sexagenarian arrested for allegedly abducting, defiling 13-years-old girl

A male sexagenarian identified as Godwin Ihwokpaiwho, has been arrested by the police for allegedly abducting a 13-year-old girl for three days and allegedly having carnal knowledge with her.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Imo election: The dissenting appeal court judgment that gave hope to Senator Uzodinma —...

The supreme court judgment upholding the election petition of Hope Uzodinma and installing him as the elected governor of Imo state on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, has been very controversial, especially as the full text of the verdict is yet to be made public.
The President of Fulani socio-cultural association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Alhaji Bello Abdullahi Bodejo, has said that allegations of Fulani being behind some violent criminal activities in the country were not true.

Miyetti Allah: Operation Amotekun is a plot against Fulani

The Miyetti Allah Kaute Hore has asked the federal government to arrest south-west leaders in charge of Amotekun, a regional security outfit.
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 detains Benue assembly clerk for ‘N220 million fraud’

Torese Agena, clerk of Benue state house of assembly, is currently in custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N220 million fraud.

Police parade two child traffickers, recover nine children in Enugu

Police Command in Enugu State on Friday paraded two suspected child traffickers who specializes in moving children from Plateau State in North Central zone to River State in South-South zone.

Police: Man found dead in Delta hotel

Command spokesperson, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya told journalists on Friday in Asaba that the incident occurred on Thursday in Ibusa community, near Asaba.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Save Lagos Group gives Asiwaju Tinubu 24 hours to reveal position on Amotekun

Save Lagos Group, a Southwest Association, out of curiosity has given the All Progressives Congress stalwart, Bola Tinubu, 24 hours to reveal his position on the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’.

Police, car owner disagree over mechanic’s death in cell

Rivers State police command has said it has confirmed that an auto mechanic identified as Chima Ikwunado, died in police custody at the E-Crack in Mile Port Harcourt.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Sokoto rerun: INEC partners EFCC, other agencies for transparent election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed its readiness to partner the state security agencies, anti-graft agencies and other stakeholders in conducting free and fair elections in the state.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun: Governors need not seek permission to activate action – Supo Shonibare

Acting National Chairman of SDP, Chief Supo Shonibare, has lampooned the federal government over the lingering legality issue of the security outfit set up by the South West Governors called ‘Amotekun’.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

High Court dismisses former employee’s libel suit against Eunisell

An Abuja High Court has dismissed a defamation case filed against Eunisell Limited and two others.
In what has become a major scandal, Ranjan Ramanayake is heard discussing court cases with judges, police, politicians and local celebrities in some of the recordings.

Former minister arrested over phone recording scandal

Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a former minister who allegedly recorded 100,000 phone calls, the sometimes lewd and compromising contents of which were leaked on social media.
Sheikh Mohammed Mutumba of Kyampisi Masjid Noor mosque in Kayunga District, Uganda who was earlier reported to have ‘mistakenly’ married a man has been charged to court along with his ‘wife’ Ms Swabullah Nabukeera.

Imam ‘mistakenly’ marries man, charged to court

Sheikh Mohammed Mutumba of Kyampisi Masjid Noor mosque in Kayunga District, Uganda who was earlier reported to have ‘mistakenly’ married a man has been charged to court along with his ‘wife’ Ms Swabullah Nabukeera.
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Police uncover illegal orphanage, rescue 27 children in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has rescued twenty-seven children kept hostages in an illegal orphanage house operated at Iroko Avenue, Nomansland, Kano.
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Police: How bandits from Kebbi killed 14 people in Zamfara

The Zamfara Police Command said 14 people lost their lives in attacks by bandits in Babban Rafi village of Gunmi Local Government Area of the State.

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It was a moment of pain and sadness as some protesters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) went back home with various degree of injuries after a driver of truck conveying them lost control following a failed stunt.

PDP protesters involved in road accident in Abuja — video

It was a moment of pain and sadness as some protesters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) went back home with various degree of injuries after a driver of truck conveying them lost control following a failed stunt.
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