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Bandits burn houses, kill 30 in Katsina communities

The Police in Katsina State has confirmed 30 persons killed by bandits in Batsari Local Government Area of the state.

Olumide Akpata condemns police brutality

Mr. Olumide Akpata, a Senior Partner at Templars and immediate past Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Section on Business Law, SBL, has condemned the attack on a lawyer, Ibangah Goodness, by policemen in Enugu.
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Police, kidnappers exchange fire in Abuja

Policemen from the FCT Command and suspected kidnappers have engaged in a gun battle in the Gwagwalada area where they held four hostages who were freed after the gun duel.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two Chinese nationals arrested for ‘gang-raping’ roommate

Policemen at Area ‘F’ Command Ikeja, Lagos have arrested two Chinese for allegedly gang-raping their roommate at Morison crescent, Ikeja area of Lagos.
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Gunmen abduct supermarket owner in Benue

The Police Command in Benue has confirmed the abduction of an owner of a Supermarket, simply identified as Oga John, in Igumale, Ado Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 45-year-old man for attempting to murder his wife in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command is currently investigating a 45-year-old man Christopher Lament for attempting to murder his wife Comfort Christopher.

Court orders man to clean church for days over stolen generator

A Grade I Area Court in Abuja on Thursday sentenced a 29-year-old laborer, Jerry Ihotu, to clean a church for 30 days for being in possession of a stolen generator and wheelbarrow.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

‘Fulani herdsmen’ kill three policemen in Delta

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly hacked three policemen to death along the Ugbolu-Illah Road, in the Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State.
Policemen and operators of the banned commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, and tricycles, also known as Keke Marwa, on Monday clashed in some areas of Lagos.

Three feared killed, 24 arrested as police, okada, keke operators clash in Lagos

Three persons were reportedly killed when policemen and tricycle operators clashed in the Ijora area of Lagos during a protest on Monday.
Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Agency (Taskforce) have impounded 134 commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’ for plying restricted routes along CMS ,Marina, Apongbon and Yaba.

Lagos commuters, operators decry tricycle, motorcycle ban, appeal for reversal

Commercial tricycle and motorcycle operators and commuters in Lagos on Monday appealed to the state government to reconsider the ban on “Keke” and “Okada” on major highways and bridges.
Policemen and operators of the banned commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, and tricycles, also known as Keke Marwa, on Monday clashed in some areas of Lagos.

Policemen, okada, keke riders exchange gunshots in Lagos — video

Policemen and operators of the banned commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, and tricycles, also known as Keke Marwa, on Monday clashed in some areas of Lagos.
Policemen in three trucks have reportedly stormed the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos.

Police take over FIIRO to stop protesting workers

Policemen in three trucks have reportedly stormed the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos.
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House of Reps summons Police, NSCDC chiefs over extra-judicial killings

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, summoned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and Commandant General, of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Muhammadu, to appear it over rising cases of extra-juducial killings by the policemen and personnel of NSCDC.
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US visa restriction against Nigerians, commendable – Ex-Lagos deputy governor

A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

Oyo council chairmen defy governor, resume with heavy security backing

The sacked local government chairmen in Oyo State, on Monday, defied Governor Seyi Makinde and resumed to their respective local government secretariats amid tight security.
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Re-run: Police commend peaceful voting in Cross River

The police in Cross River has commended the peaceful voting by the electorate in the Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency bye-election in Cross River.
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Murder: Police interrogate Oko Oloyun’s escorts, staff

The Oyo State Police Command said on Friday, that the two police escorts attached to a popular Yoruba herbal manufacturer, Alhaji Fatai Yusuff, killed by some unknown gunmen are being questioned at the homicide section of State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID Iyaganku, Ibadan.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Soldiers, many terrorists die in gun duel on Maiduguri-Damaturu highway

Soldiers and mobile policemen have cleared the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway off remnants of Boko Haram that have terrorised motorists in the last few days.

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Justin Fashanu was on Wednesday inducted into the National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame.

Justin Fashanu deserved Hall of Fame induction – Amal Fashanu

Born of a Nigerian father and a mother from Guyana, Fashanu was Britain’s first £1m black footballer and won the BBC’s Goal of the Season award for his memorable volley against Liverpool in February 1980.

US opposes Nigeria’s plan to hand Abacha loot to Kebbi governor

The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.

ECOWAS Court chief advocates legal system to guarantee Ivoirians of rights protection

Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

Court orders DSS to probe Bayelsa deputy governor for ‘certificate forgery’

An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.

Lesotho premier fails to appear in court to face murder charge

The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, on Friday failed to appear in court, where he was expected to face charges of murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property.