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Police kill six suspected kidnappers in Rivers

Rivers State Police Command says it has killed six alleged kidnap suspects in shootouts with the police.

Suspect: I raped my neighbour’s daughter only three times

A 40-year-old labourer, Sani Ibrahim, was on Tuesday, remanded in the Katsina Prison for allegedly raping his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter.
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One chance syndicates nabbed for robbing woman in Anambra

A three-man robbery syndicate have been arrested by the police for allegedly robbing a woman in Nkpor, Idemili North local government area of Anambra State.

Taskforce arrests notorious criminal in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences has nabbed a notorious criminal for robbery and pick-pocketing in Lagos.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government assures miners of safety

The Edo State Government has concluded plans to develop a database for licensed miners operating in the state, as part of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s arrangement to guarantee adequate security and a conducive environment for miners to operate freely.
Hillary Paul Odili Okeke

Easter: Cleric cautions Christians against idolatrous lifestyle

Bishop Hillary Okeke, the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, has urged Christians to fully submit their lives to the teachings of Jesus Christ and shun all forms of idolatry.

Armed robbers kill seven in Ondo bank attack

Armed robbers on Monday raided a commercial bank at Ido-ani, Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State, killing seven persons in the process.
Five Nigerians, who allegedly robbed a bureau de change in Sharjah, United Arab Emirate (UAE), have been arrested.

UAE restricts visa to Nigerians after Dubai BDC robbery

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has slammed a visa restriction on Nigerian visitors, by suspending the issuance of three months visa.

Senator Olujimi: PDP‘ll bounce back In Ekiti

Senate Minority leader Biodun Olujimi has expressed optimism that the Peoples’ Democratic Party in Ekiti State will re-establish its dominance in the State’s political horizon.

Police arraign three over illegal possession of fire arms, ballot papers, PVCs in Benue

The Police on Wednesday arraigned three persons before a Makurdi Upper Area Court II for alleged criminal conspiracy and illegal possession of fire arms, ballot papers and Permanent Voter Cards (PVC’s).

Police rescue six-year-old child allegedly sold to ritualist

The police in Anambra State on Monday paraded one Monday Onyikwa from Umuefi Village, Nteje in Oyi Local Council Area for allegedly selling a six-year-old girl for ritual purposes.

Akwa Ibom elections: Police arrest 42 persons for electoral offences

The police in Akwa Ibom said 42 persons have been arrested for electoral offences in the state during the just concluded general elections.

Aluminum fabricator sentenced to death for attempted murder, armed robbery

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Monday sentenced an aluminum fabricator, Akeem Lawal, to death by hanging for attempted murder and armed robbery.

Katsina elections: Bandits abduct 10 INEC staff, kill NSCDC, police officers

No fewer than 10 ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been kidnapped in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State during the Saturday’s governorship and state Assembly elections.

Outrage as police demand N50,000 from Enugu robbery victims

Condemnation has continued to trail the alleged N50,000 some operatives of Enugu State police command have demanded from some robbery victims in the state.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: Atiku Abubakar’ll rescue Nigeria from recession

Buba Galadima, the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential campaign organisation, has pointed out how the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will rescue Nigeria from recession if elected on Saturday.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Olusegun Odumosun

New Edo police commissioner promises tougher approach to crime fighting

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Olusegun Odumosun, has assured residents in the state of his resolve to give a harder bight to crime fighting with the deployment of operatives, equipment and other components of the new security architecture to improve security in the state.
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Police parades 21 kidnappers, cultists arrested in Ondo forest

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested no fewer than 21 hoodlums allegedly involved in kidnapping, cultism, and robbery in the state.

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Super Falcons defeat hosts Cote d’Ivoire to win WAFU Women’s Cup

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Okagbare Qualifies For World Athletics Championship

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Enugu government approves further works on international conference centre

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in furtherance of its efforts to ensure the completion of the hitherto abandoned Enugu International Conference Centre, has approved the procurement and installation of external glass at the main auditorium of the edifice.
Arthur Eze

Arthur Eze doles out N185 million to Anambra College

A philanthropist and oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, has doled out N185 million to Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe (NOCEN) for construction of its hostel and students’ feeding.
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Speakership: Northern group flays APC’s adoption of sole candidate

A group of six non-governmental organisations under the agies of Northeast Women and Youth Initiative for Good Governance (NEWYIGG) has flayed the adoption of a sole candidate for the speakership seat of the House of Representatives by the All Progressives Congress (APC).