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Imo: Police arrest murder suspect declared wanted in 2019

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command have apprehended a murder and robbery suspect, Chukwuemeka Nnane, 31, for alleged involvement in criminal activities.

Fear of ‘One million boys’ turn landlords to night guard

Perplexed after the order by President Muhammadu Buhari on a total lockdown of Lagos and Abuja amid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, residents of Egan-Igando area of Lagos state, who had always maintained their crowd in major meeting points, had to come to skepticism on movements and trading system.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun inaugurates joint task force on banditry, kidnapping, other crimes

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has inaugurated the joint task force on banditry, kidnappings, robbery, illegal mining, cultism and other related crimes

YCE: Robbery, kidnappings increasing in Southwest

The Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, yesterday, expressed worry over the rise in armed robberies and kidnappings in the South West urging the governors of the zone to ensure the Western Nigeria Security Network code name Operation Amotekun begins operations.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor orders release journalist he arrested over Lassa fever report

The Sun Newspaper reporter, Chijioke Agwu, who was arrested on Saturday afternoon by the police on the order of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, was released Saturday night around 10 p.m.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor uses coronavirus law to arrest journalist over Lassa fever story

A Nigerian journalist, Chijioke Agwu, has been arrested for writing a story on Lassa fever which a state governor claims violates the state’s coronavirus law.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Delta: Police nab robbery suspect on wanted list

The Police Command in Delta has arrested a notorious armed robbery suspect, Iwebunor Onyebuolise, over the killing of a drug dealer in Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area of the state.
Lawal Mazaje ‘m’ 40 years from Felele of Kogi State, Adamu Adamu ‘m’ 50yrs from Jada of Adamawa State, Mohammed Shehu Usman ‘m’ 26 years from Illela of Sokoto State and Auwal Abubakar ‘m’ 25 years from Shinkafi of Zamfara State.

Police arrest ‘killers’ of Afenifere leader’s daughter

Police Force Headquarters said Thursday it had arrested suspected killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.
A former Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Onyekachi Monday Ubani, says President Muhammadu Buhari breached the constitution for failing to hand over to the Vice President while embarking on a two-week private visit to London.

Policy of coronavirus and 5G technology connection

The world was awoken from slumber concerning the global health challenge posed by COVID-19 pandemic not too long ago which was first reported in Wuhan in faraway China.

Armed gangs terrorize Lagos, Ogun communities

Armed gangs in Lagos and Ogun states have in the past few days, hijacked the lock-down directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, invading houses, shops and unleashing mayhem.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Suspected gunmen murder Ekiti council staff

Unknown gunmen have murdered one Mrs Tayo Ajayi, a staff of the Staff of Irepodun Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
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Governor Abiodun: We’ll deal ruthlessly with criminals in Ogun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Sunday vowed to deal ruthlessly with criminals terrorising the people of the state.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Eight arraigned for robbery in Lagos

Eight men were on Monday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates Court in Lagos for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society and robbing people with dangerous weapons.

Octogenarian living with dogs goes missing in Enugu

The octogenarian reportedly lived with dogs numbering about 80 at one-storey building located at No. 39 Nike Road opposite St. Theresa Catholic Church, Abakpa Nike, Enugu State. She was last seen on February 24, 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police display weapons recovered from ‘criminals’ in Rivers — in pictures

The Rivers State Police Command has displayed a huge number of assorted and sophisticated arms and ammunition recovered after a mop-up from criminals in the state.
Police officials said an armed group of seven to 10 robbers ambushed the truck in the cargo area of the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport on Monday.

Robbers escape with $15 million in airport heist

Robbers stole more than $15 million from an armored truck at the international airport in Chile’s capital Santiago, according to the country’s police.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun assemblymen pass Amotekun bill

The Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for a law to establish the Ogun State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps.
Making the disclosure on Monday in Ibadan during a meeting with the stakeholders, the chairman of Oyo State Road Management Authority (OYRTMA), Dr. Akin Fagbemi, said, “We have observed that we have seen a lot of Micra now that are not painted in commercial colours of the state, we have seen some tricycles (Keke Napep), that are not painted in commercial colours in the state.

Oyo orders commercial transport operators to paint vehicles within two weeks

Oyo State Government has made it mandatory for all the commercial vehicle operators in the state to paint their vehicles within two weeks. =

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police lay siege on Delta hotel, denies NGO from holding meeting

Authorities of the Nigeria Police Force, on Friday, deprived an NGO, Brothers Across Nigeria, BAN, from holding her General Assembly at a popular Delta hotel in Ughelli, as armed police officers laid siege around the premises of Wetland Hotel.
Samuel-Kalu

Gernot Rohr backs Samuel Kalu to rediscover best form at Bordeaux

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has backed Samuel Kalu to rediscover his best form for club and country.
Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Faruk.

Associate disputes ‘marriage’ between NAF chief, minister

As news continued to spread on the purported marriage between the Nigerian Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar, and the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouq, a VOA Hausa report has quoted a close friend of the Air boss describing the report as false.
Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.

US Republican senators confront Netflix over Chinese sci-fi show

Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government urges workers to ignore planned strike

The federal government has urged public servants to ignore the strike planned for Monday by organized lab our, saying efforts are in place to resolve all contending issues.