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The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Kidnap suspect shot dead, another arrested in Enugu

A statement signed by the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said the feat was recorded in two separate operations on May 16th and 26th respectively.

Project Alert holds webinar on stemming domestic violence during lockdown

In furtherance of the Spotlight Initiative programme to eliminate violence against women and girls, which kicked off in February this year, an NGO, Project Alert on Violence Against Women, midweek, held a Webinar on Covid-19 & Sexual and Gender-based Violence Response in Lagos.

Thirteen killed in Katsina bandit attacks

Thirteen people died on Friday when villagers fought back against armed cattle thieves in Katsina State where rustling has been on the increase.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN cautions members against adulterated fertilizers purchase

All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Niger chapter, has cautioned members to be vigilante in the purchase of fertilisers in the state.
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Nigeria’s president orders military crackdown as bandits kill 70 in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday ordered a “fierce” military operation against bandits in Sokoto State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Four grave diggers arrested with five human heads in Ondo

Four grave diggers have been arrested by policemen in Ondo State after they were found with the heads of five dead people which they exhumed at the cemetery where they are working.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Eid-El-Fitri: Police warn against opening of worship, event centers in Benue

The Benue state command of the Nigeria Police has warned worship centers as well as owners of event centers against opening their premises during the Sallah period.

Man kills wife’s lover, cut off his penis

The family of a 55-year-old man, Henry Obatenuh, a trado-medical doctor, has demanded justice for the murder of their father.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police deny alleged clash with soldiers in Ebonyi

The Police Command in Ebonyi, has denied alleged media reports of clash between policemen and soldiers on Thursday in Abakaliki.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 11 ‘armed robbers, kidnappers’ in Niger

The Police in Niger state said it has arrested eleven suspects over alleged involvement in various forms of criminal activities ranging from; armed robbery cattle rustling and kidnapping for ransom in the past two weeks
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm abduction of Benue businessman

The Police Command in Benue on Sunday confirmed the abduction of Mr. Emmanuel Nwankwo, a businessman.
Fulani herdsmen

Miyetti Allah alleges killing of members in Kogi

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has cried out over attack on it’s members by unknown gunmen in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State. The latest attack left three Fulani men and nine cows dead.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police, vigilante neutralise nine armed bandits in Niger

Joint police and vigilante efforts to end siege by armed bandits in Rafi Local Government Council of Niger state has yielded desired results with the killing of nine armed bandits during hot in an exchange of fire power.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Councillor accused of cattle rustling in Adamawa reports self to police

Mr Wakana Enan Ngari, the Councillor who was declared wanted over alleged cattle rustling and other criminal activities in Adamawa, has finally reported himself to the police in Numan Local Government Area of the state.
Kidnap

Gunmen kidnap army captain, three others in Ondo, demand N20 million ransom

An Army Captain has been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers along Auga/Akunnu highway in Akoko North-East Local Government of Ondo State.
Fulani herdsmen

Four herdsmen killed in fresh crisis with Tiv farmers in Nasarawa

A fresh clash between Tiv farmers and Fulani herdsmen has led to the death of four the latter in Kadarko community, Keana Local government area of Nasarawa state during the weekend.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Hoodlums’ attack policemen in Edo, kill one officer

Suspected hoodlums on Friday attacked policemen attached to Auchi Division in Edo and killed an officer enforcing the Coronavirus curfew imposed by the Federal Government.
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One killed, nine others abducted in Niger

One person has allegedly been killed and nine others kidnapped in an attack by armed bandits at Kagara in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.

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The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
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Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.