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Residents of Kawo community in the Kaduna metropolis on Monday burnt a suspected kidnapper and staged a protest, following alleged killing of an “innocent man” by a policeman.
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 25 suspects over attacks on the campaign offices of the deputy governor and a member of the state house of assembly.
Ten people have died and 30 left wounded after a policeman ploughed his car into a group of children during Easter proceedings under way in Nigeria late on Sunday, AFP reported.
The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.
Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday gave a marching order to all security agencies in the state to go after the armed robbers who participated Monday bloody bank robbery incident in Idoani community in Ose local government.
There is palpable tension in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital following the gruesome murder of the Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Comrade Ubong Udo Udofia, by angry Policemen.
A 75-year-old woman, Elizabeth Otubambo, held in custody since February 15 at Ibara Prisons in Abeokuta for an alleged offence committed by her son has been released.
Lagos Police Commissioner Zubairu Muazu on Wednesday assured that allegations of corruption, extortion against policemen attached to the state’s Taskforce on Environmental Sanitation will be investigated.
The Police Command in Bayelsa said on Saturday that it was on the trail of those who killed a police sergeant and wounded another policeman on Friday night in Yenagoa.
Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and abduction of three INEC ad-hoc staff during the governorship and state assembly election in the state.
The police at Efab Estate Polling Unit 017 Mbora District, Life Camp, on Saturday, arrested a fake Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Presiding Officer (PO) during the Chairmanship and Councillors Election.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers deployed for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections to remain apolitical and nonpartisan.
A prosecution witness, Babashola Afolayan, yesterday told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere that its prime suspect in the murder of Nigerian singer Zainab Nielsen and her three-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Petra, is Peter Schau Nielsen, her Danish husband.
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Election North-Central, Godwin Chijioke Nwobodo, has warned against the deployment of vigilante groups as security for election duty during the February 16, 2019 election.
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday blamed the corruption in the judiciary in recent times on the challenges arising from incursion of strange elements into the nation’s legal system
Nigerian Tobechukwu “Tobi” Phillips just broke a barrier as the first Black valedictorian in Alvin High School’s 125 year history in the Texas high school which was first established in 1894 and integrated with African-American students in 1965.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr Bismarck Rewane, has said fuel subsidies are a huge drain on government’s revenue.
The ECOWAS Task Force on the region’s single currency would meet in June to give the assessment on the studies of the currency, President of the commission, Mr Jean-Claude Brou, has said.
Pep Guardiola insisted on Thursday that he has complete confidence in his bosses at Manchester City ahead of UEFA’s ruling on their participation in the Champions League, as his side prepares for this weekend’s FA Cup final against Watford.