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Police: Man lynched by Kaduna mob not a kidnapper

The Police in Kaduna State have given there own version of story on the alleged case of attempted kidnap which occurred on Monday in Kawo area of the state.
Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected armed robber after his gang engaged the police in gun battle.

One arrested as police, robbers clash in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected armed robber after his gang engaged the police in gun battle.
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Students desert hostels in Imo communities over alleged police misconduct

A relentless police crackdown on students residing in hostels at Umuoma, Umuerim and Umuokomochi communities, near Owerri, is forcing students to flee their hostels, newsmen report.
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Two policemen, chief security officer jailed for manslaughter

Lagos High Court, sitting at Ikeja, has sentenced two policemen, Corporals Moses Pour and Ogunremi Kehinde, and Chief Security Officer of Topflyer, Mr Igoh Emmanuel, to various imprisonment terms for conspiracy and the unlawful killing of 33-year-old Murisiki Abiola Abdullahi.

Gunmen attack abducted magistrate for failing to pay N5 million ransom

Some gunmen have attacked a senior magistrate, Mr Adamu Kuvo, who was abducted in his house in the Agwada, Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, on May 6.

SARS: Rivers PDP agent was a cultist, murdered by his friends not police

The Rivers State Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Akin Fakorede, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), has maintained that policemen did not kill an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, during the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state as alleged.
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Gunmen kidnap mechanic in Abia

Unknown gunmen yesterday kidnapped a mechanic, Ngozi Alozie, along Opobo road, Aba.

PCRC: State police will ruin Nigeria, create anarchy

The Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) in Nigeria on Wednesday warned against the establishment of state police as panacea for the rising spate of insecurity and banditry in the country.

Satguru Maharaji urges National Assembly to enact law establishing state police

The `Living Perfect Master’, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has urged the National Assembly to enact a law establishing state police to curb spate of killings in the country.

Presidency: Policemen guilty of rape‘ll be punished

The Presidency has warned policemen found guilty of rape and other infringements of human rights will be punished.

Policemen, others attacked by Okada riders, seven arrested

Two policemen and two paramilitary officers attached to the Lagos State Task Force were at the weekend injured by Commercial motorcycle operators ( Okada) during enforcement duty on restricted routes in Lagos
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Four feared killed as farmers, herders clash in Ogun

About four persons have been reportedly killed as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.

How gunmen abducted President Buhari’s in-law in Daura

A senior traditional title holder in Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, was abducted by four gunmen who stormed his residence in the ancient city last night.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

Police chief deploys special anti-kidnapping squad in Abia

Mr Ene Okon, the Commissioner of Police in Abia, said the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has deployed his Special Technical Squad to assist the Abia command in the fight against kidnapping.

Suspected robbers kill NANS spokesman

Suspected robbers last Friday stabbed to death, the spokesman for the National Association of Nigerian Students’ (NANS) Joint Campus Committee (JCC), Comrade Oshin Aderigbigbe.

Four arrested with cannabis–filled deep freezer

The Police in Ogun state have arrested two ladies and two young men trying to sell Indian hemp (Cannabis) to targeted sales outlets from a deep freezer loaded with the weeds.
The Police at Ajah Division, Ajah area of the Lagos State Police Command, Lagos, have arrested a 20-year old dry cleaner, Promise David for allegedly breaking into an apartment at Thomas Estate, Ajah to steal some electronics and Plasma televisions valued at N1,482,500 belonging to Mrs Ifeoma Lokomari.

Dry cleaner sent to prison for alleged burglary

The Police at Ajah Division, Ajah area of the Lagos State Police Command, Lagos, have arrested a 20-year old dry cleaner, Promise David, for allegedly breaking into an apartment at Thomas Estate, Ajah to steal some electronics and Plasma televisions valued at N1,482,500 belonging to Mrs Ifeoma Lokomari.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu orders arrest of perpetrators of attack on four IRT personnel

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of all persons involved in the gruesome attack on four Police officers in Cross River State.

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140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
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NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.