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Kaduna community residents lynch suspected kidnapper

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.

Police arrest 25 over attacks on deputy governor, lawmaker’s offices

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.

10 killed, 30 injured in Gombe after policeman ploughs car into children

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.
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Police shoots man to escape mob attack

A policeman, Insp. Sunday Ogundapo, the team leader of the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS), Obada, Ogun, had allegedly shot one Akeem Akinsanya to death in an effort to escape attack by suspected cultists.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder neutralises nine gangsters in shootout

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.

Ondo robbery: Governor Akeredolu calls for instant justice on perpetrators

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.

Tensions as policemen kill NURTW chairman in Akwa Ibom

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.

Prison authorities release detained 75-yr-old woman after public outcry

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.

Abducted policeman found dead in Edo forest

The Deputy Superintendent of Police, Godwin Oshiogbuwe, who was abducted on Wednesday by unknown gunmen at Ubiaja, Esan South East Local Government Area has been found dead.

Police: We’ll investigate complaints against taskforce

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.

Policeman allegedly rapes woman at ATM point

A policeman who allegedly raped a woman at an ATM gallery at night in a bank in Awka, Anambra State, has been arrested.

Police vow to apprehend killers of sergeant in Bayelsa

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.

Oyo elections: PDP supporter shot dead in Ibadan

A young man said to a supporter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was shot dead on Saturday.

Katsina elections: Two security agents killed, three INEC officials abducted

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.

FCT elections: Police arrest fake polling officer at Efab Estate

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 ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Elections: IGP Adamu warns policemen to remain apolitical, non-partisan

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.
Peter Nielsen

Murder: Danish is police’s prime suspect – witness

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.

Police: Vigilante groups won’t be allowed on election duty in Kogi

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.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

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.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

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.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

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.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

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.