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Gunmen kill businessman, kidnap son’s wife in Kebbi

Gunmen early Sunday morning killed a businessman in Gulma town of Kebbi, Yusuf Garkar-Bore, and abducted his daughter-in-law, Aisha Yusuf.

Police shoot three armed robbers dead, foil bank robbery in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command said three armed robbers have been shot dead in a gun-battle as the police foiled attempt by some robbers to rob a new generation bank in Port Harcourt.
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Abducted Kagara women regain freedom

The Sister-in-Law of the Chief of Staff of Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, and the other woman kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Kagara town of Niger state have been released, newsmen learnt on Wednesday.

Restaurant owner drags FAAN to court over alleged missing N950,000

The owner of a restaurant at Margaret Ekpo international Airport, Calabar, Cross River State, Mr. Effanga Offiong Inyang, has dragged Management of Federal Airport Authority (FAAN) to court over alleged missing N950, 000.

Police refute video clip of herdsmen expulsion in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has refuted the video clip showing youths of Oduma Community in Aninri Local Government Area of the state chasing herdsmen away from the community.

Police confirm three dead, seven injured in Jos building collapse

The Plateau Police Command has confirmed the death of three persons, with seven others severely injured from the collapse of a two-storey building at Dilimi community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Police launch manhunt for abductors of Samson Siasia’s mother

The police on Monday began manhunt for abductors of Madam Beauty Ogere Siasia, the octogenarian mother of a former Coach of the Super Eagles, Samson Siasia and two other women in Bayelsa State.

Kidnapped Adamawa permanent secretary regains freedom

The Permanent Secretary of the Adamawa State Ministry of Mineral Resources, Mr. Emmanuel Piridimso, who was kidnapped last Wednesday, has regained freedom.

Jalingo community confiscates 62 cows belonging to ‘armed herdsmen’

Some youths in Kona community, a suburb of Jalingo in Taraba State, in the early hours of Thursday confiscated 62 cows from some armed herdsmen who invaded Kona village.

Anambra gets new police commissioner

John Abang has assumed office as the 28th Commissioner of Police in Anambra State Police Command.
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Adamawa permanent secretary abducted at gunpoint

Permanent Secretary of the Adamawa State Ministry of Mineral Resources, Emmanuel Piridimso, has been kidnapped.

Police arrest 40 members of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky Islamic movement

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Tuesday in Abuja arrested 40 members of El-Zakzaky Islamic Movement over violent protest.

Sister stabs brother to death in Kano

Tragedy occurred in Kano on Saturday when a teenage mother, identified simply, as Umi, of the Nassarawa Local Government Area of the state, allegedly stabbed her 30-year-old brother to death.

Police investigate alleged sale of 8-month baby for N50,000 in Oyo

The Oyo state Police Command has said it is investigating the alleged sale of an eight-month-old baby boy for N50,000 by the mother and foster father in Ibadan.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Twelve ‘killed’ in Benue communal clash

At least 12 persons were on Sunday morning reportedly killed in Okokolo village allegedly by some youths from Abugbe village both in Agatu Local government area of Benue State.

Recruitment: Police display names of candidates at FCT area councils

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja on Friday said it had displayed names of shortlisted candidates from the FCT for recruitment into police at the Area Councils.

Five persons killed, houses burnt in fresh Tiv/Jukun crisis

Five persons were killed on Tuesday and several houses burnt in a fresh crisis between the Tiv and Jukuns in Rafinkada Village of Wukari local government area of Taraba.
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Kidnappers release abducted Police wrestler after N.2 million ransom

The abducted Nigeria Police athlete, Constable Esther Okpokwe, has been released by suspected kidnappers who seized her on her way to the 3rd Governor Dickson Wrestling Classics in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State, on Sunday.

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

$11 million fraud: Obinwanne Okeke pleads not guilty, remanded in prison

Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
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Oby Ezekwesili urges new economic council to tell President Buhari how he ‘mismanaged economy’

Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, on Tuesday, urged the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to make it a priority to tell President Muhammadu Buhari, how he has allegedly mismanaged the economy.
Rescue workers stand near a passenger train after it derailed during rush hour outside Hung Hom station on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong. Anthony Wallace-AFP-Getty Images

Train derails in Hong Kong during rush hour

A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

Osun governor inaugurates eight primary health care centres

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

IPOB: Security agents besiege Nnamdi Kanu’s Umuahia home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that security agents have been keeping watch at the country home of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, despite consistent denial by the authorities.