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Five policemen allegedly shoot villager over N50 bribe

Niger State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of five policemen in connection with the alleged shooting of a villager, Ezekiel Aliyu, in the Munya Local Government Area of the state .

Police arrest herdsmen for murder, cattle rustling, 3 rapists in Plateau

Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Undie Adie, has paraded two suspected herdsmen for killing a 7-year-old boy, Muhammed Ibrahim and robbed him of 15 cows and 14 sheep entrusted in his custody by his uncle, Ibrahim Haruna at Agigi village in Bassa Local Government Area of the State.

Police arrest 38 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command said it had arrested 38 suspects, involved in kidnapping, armed robbery and street gangs from Oct. 20, 2017 to January 25, 2018.

Man to receive six strokes of cane for stealing cell phone, gambling

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered that 20-year-old man, Idris Isa, be given six strokes of the cane for stealing a cell phone and gambling.

Kidnapping: NSCDC deploys special squads to Munya, Shiroro LGAs

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Niger on Wednesday said it had deployed special squads to Munya and Shiroro local government areas of the state to check kidnapping and cattle rustling there.

Printer in court over alleged theft of newspapers

The Police on Wednesday arraigned 44-year-old Garba Ahmed, in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly stealing newspapers valued at N2,500.

Farmer jailed three years for raping minor

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Wednesday sentenced a farmer, Wunde-Fenan Juna, to three years imprisonment for raping an 8-year-old girl.

Police nab fake auctioneer in Abuja

The Operatives attached to the Force Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department, FCIID, of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested a 36 years old man, John Torsoo, parading himself as an Inspector in the Force in charge of auctioning of vehicles for the Police.

Police arrest 84 foreigners at Abuja abattoir

The police in Karu, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, have arrested 84 foreigners who reportedly sneaked into the country at the Karu abattoir.

Butcher bags 6 months jail term for polythene theft

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced 25-year-old butcher, Jamilu Mohammed, to six months imprisonment for stealing polythene worth N52,000.

Police recover 18 stolen vehicles in Osun

The Osun State Police Command has recovered 18 stolen vehicles from a syndicate.

10-year-old boy crushed to death during football match

A 10-year-old boy has lost his life in an accident at the Olopomeji end of the Oworonshoki Expressway, Lagos State, during a football match at a recreation ground near the road.

Osun govt reunite 11 Libya returnees with families

Osun State government, on Tuesday, in Osogbo re-united about 11 indigenes of the state who were part of Nigerians evacuated from Libya with their respective family members.

Police parade ‎suspected kidnappers, rescue 11 year old victim

The Nigeria Police, on Tuesday, paraded five suspected kidnappers, armed robbers, rapists who have been terrorising Abuja-Kaduna axis and rescue 11 year-old victim.

Woman bags 4 months imprisonment for escaping from police custody

A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced one Monday Joy, to four months imprisonment for escaping from a police vehicle and assaulting a policeman.

Police confirm one killing along Benue-Nasarawa border

Newly appointed Commissioner of Police in Benue, Fatai Owoseni, confirmed this during his maiden media briefing yesterday, disclosing that the deceased was one of the officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) who were on an official assignment in the area.

Nigerian Army nab dismissed NSCDC operative for stealing 17 rams in Kebbi

A security dismissed Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer, identified as Girchi Danladi, has been arrested by personnel of the Nigeria Army for allegedly stealing 17 rams belonging to a senior Army officer at the Dukku Barracks, in Birnin-Kebbi, the state capital.

Gunmen attack Nasarawa village, kill seven

The Nasarawa State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the killing of seven persons in a night on Kadarko, a village in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

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Richard Akinjide buried in line with coronavirus protocol – family

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
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Apple removes Fornite from App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

NBS, IOM to conduct study on dangers of irregular migration

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
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CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.