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Abducted aide to Nasarawa governor regains freedom

Mr John Mamman, Special Adviser (SA) on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development to Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has been released by his abductors.
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Kidnapped Bauchi governor’s brother released

Mr Adamu Mohammad, an elder brother to Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State, who was kidnapped by unknown armed gunmen has been released.
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Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa governor’s aide

The Nasarawa Police Command has confirmed the abduction of Mr John Mamma, Special Adviser (SA) to Gov. Abdullahi Sule on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police demote sergeant for assaulting medical doctor on duty

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command on Saturday, demoted one Edidiong Alexander attached to Safer Highway from the rank of Sergeant to Corporal for assaulting one Dr Daniel David Edet of University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, UUTH, of the state.

Residents flee as suspected herdsmen invade Ondo community

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have allegedly killed three persons in Arimogija community in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP condemned police highhandedness ensuring compliance in Lagos

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu, has condemned what he described as “The apparent unprofessionalism and highhandedness exhibited by the Police officers as shown in a trending video on social media while trying to ensure total compliance to the lockdown order by the state government”.
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 two NPFL players in Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of two players of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) by gunmen on Benin-Akure Expressway on Sunday evening.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Lagos: Police begin crackdown on social, religious gatherings above 50

The Lagos State Police Command on Saturday said it has begun massive crackdown on social, religious and other gatherings above 50 people in a bid to halt the spread of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the nation.
The suspects- Jacob Onebi, 36, Olabode Oluwaseun, 35, and Olanrewaju Adebayo, 33, have been on close watch of the police following series of report from members of the public about their illegal activities in the area.

‘Fake soldiers’ arrested by police in Ogun

A statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Oyeyemi Ajimbola narrated how the three men were arrested in military camouflage in Agbado area of the state while the DPO of Agbado Division, SP Kuranga Yero was on routine patrol of his area with his patrol team.

Three ‘robbers’ burnt in Benue

Three suspected armed robbers were early hours of Friday burnt beyond recognition around the perimeter fence of the Federal University of Agriculture in Makurdi (FUAM).

‘Cultists’ kill, dump three corpses close to Benue university

Three corpses were found dumped close to the main gate of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) in the early hours of Friday.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Zamfara: Vigilante leader, three others killed in fresh attack

Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a renowned leader of the volunteer security group, known as “Yansakai” in the state, Bala Maigora.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 338 suspected criminals in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Wednesday said it has arrested 338 suspected criminals in its bid to rid the state of all forms of crimes.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Ondo governor’s convoy did not kill motorcyclist

The police authorities in Ondo State yesterday said their investigations into an accident which resulted in the death of a motorcyclist in Owo have revealed that the accident was not caused by the convoy of the state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Suspected ritualists abandon lady’s body on Delta highway

Suspected ritualists have abandoned the headless remains of a yet-to-identified lady on the Delta Steel Company (DSC) highway in Delta State.
A police inspector attached to Borno State Command has been arrested over alleged rape and defilement of two preteen girls.

Policeman in Borno arrested over rape of preteen girls

A police inspector attached to Borno State Command has been arrested over alleged rape and defilement of two preteen girls.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab three with human skull in Lagos

The Police in Lagos have arrested three suspects alleged to have been responsible for the removal of a human skull from a cemetery for ritual purposes.

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