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Three men drown while fleeing police arrest

It was gathered that the deceased and seven other of their friends were at the seaside around 1am when policemen alleged to be men of the defunct Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) stormed the place.

INEC chief warns against violence in Kogi election

The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has warned all political parties in the coming Kogi governorship election to avoid violence that could affect the November 16 election.
In his first official reaction in an address before parliament, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli denounced the protests as part of an external "brutal war" designed to create "confusion". He also warned of the dangers of any future large-scale dissent.

Egypt will not allow protesters to spread ‘chaos’ – prime minister

Egypt's prime minister warned on Tuesday his government would not allow protesters to spread "chaos" after small rallies erupted against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi last month.

ICPC, police partner to tackle corrupt personnel

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) has solicited the collaboration of the Nigerian Police to tackle corruption in the force.

Taraba killing: DHQ panel recommends sanctions for army officer, ASP, three others

The Board of Inquiry set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, put together at the instance of President Muhammadu Buhari has recommended sanctions for five personnel of the Nigerian Army and the police over the killing of three policemen and one civilian in Ibi, Taraba State, on August 6.

Taking bribe breeds bad luck – CP tells policemen

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmed Abdulrahman, has warned policemen to avoid taking bribe or extortion stressing that such money was poisonous and capable of bringing bad luck.

Police boat, three others recovered from suspected kidnappers

A boat snatched by suspected kidnappers from marine operatives of the Ogun State Police Command at Ode Omi area of Ijebu Waterside has been recovered.

Court orders forfeiture of late billionaire kidnapper’s property, cash

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has granted an order of interim forfeiture of properties confiscated from a billionaire kidnapper, Collins Ezenwa, alias, E-money, who was killed during an exchange of gunfire with policemen attached to the Imo State Command, in January 2018, to Nigeria Police Force.

Police confirm killing of wanted kidnapper ‘Lucifer’ in Rivers

A notorious kidnapper, Ekweme Brown, popularly known as Lucifer, has been shot dead by policemen in Rivers, an official said.

Police confirm killing of wanted kidnapper ‘Lucifer’

A wanted kidnapper, Ekweme Brown, popularly known as Lucifer has been shot dead by policemen in Rivers, an official said.

Gunmen attack policemen, steal two riffles

Gunmen attacked a three-man team of policemen on patrol in Aba, Abia State, on Friday and killed one of them, injured one, while the other escaped.
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Police arrest, detain four cops for extorting software developer

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four policemen for allegedly extorting money from a software developer whom they accused of Internet fraud.
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Five RRS operatives arrested for extortion

Five policemen attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command had been arrested over alleged extortion of N5, 000 from a woman.

Driver killed in Ekiti after attack with ‘charm’

A brawl between drivers in Igogo Ekiti, in Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Thursday, resulted in one person being killed.
A yet-to-be identified person was on Tuesday feared dead after Policemen from Ovwian-Aladja Division in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State allegedly clashed with suspected cultists at Express junction.

One dead as police clash with suspected cult groups in Delta community

A yet-to-be identified person was on Tuesday feared dead after Policemen from Ovwian/Aladja Division in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State allegedly clashed with suspected cultists at Express junction.
Egypt’s army said Saturday seven suspected jihadists were “eliminated” and 15 soldiers killed or wounded in an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, where troops are fighting the Islamic State group.

Six militants killed in shootout with police near Egypt’s capital

At least six terrorists were killed on Tuesday in exchange of fire with the police forces near Cairo, the country’ Interior Ministry said in a statement on its official Facebook page.

Imo guber: Police beef up security ahead judgment

The Imo State Police Command has beefed up security in the state ahead of the judgment of the Imo State election petition tribunal.
Gracious David West at Rivers State Police Command before he was paraded at the Police

Serial killings: Port Harcourt sex workers device means of detecting criminals

Commercial sex workers, known in local parlance as runs girls, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, have devised a new method of operation to satisfy the high propensity of libido in men of easy virtue even as the fear of the ongoing serial killings of young ladies in hotels in some parts of the state, continue to dominate every discourse.

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The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.

Italian police seize 31,000 Yaba drug in massive raid

The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate President: Why we are amending Production Sharing Contract law

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday justified the current move by the Senate to amend the law on Production Sharing Contract in the oil industry.

Flood: Badagry residents count losses in homes, churches, farmlands

Residents of some communities in Badagry area of Lagos State have continued counting their losses due to flooding after many hours of weekend rainfall which destroyed homes, churches, shops and farmlands.

Lawyers demand justice over colleague’s police brutality

A group of lawyers in Onitsha, Anambra state, have asked the state police command to bring to justice all officers involved in the manhandling of their colleague, Jacob Obasi in Onitsha, last Friday.

Gunmen kill 14 policemen in Mexico

Gunmen killed 14 police Monday in an attack in the state of Michoacan, in western Mexico, authorities said, condemning the latest violence in the restive region, a hotspot for criminal groups and armed vigilantes.