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LAUTECH student, 15 others arrested for alleged robbery, cultism

The Police in Oyo State on Thursday said it had arrested 16 suspects, including an accounting student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, over alleged armed robbery, cultism and conspiracy.
Aminu Masari

Katsina bans farming in nine local councils over banditry, kidnapping

The Katsina State government may have imposed a ban on all forms of farming around the dreaded Rugu forest as bandits and kidnappers continue to harass residents in at least nine of the 34 local government areas.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: No position yet on state police

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) is yet to take a position on the issue of state police, the forum’s Chairman, Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said.
Kofi Bartels

Journalist recounts ordeal in SARS men’s hands in Rivers

A renowned broadcast journalist in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Kofi Bartels, has recounted his ordeal in the hands of officials of the Federal-Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS).

Falz: Why I stopped going to church

Weeks after announcing the second edition of his headline concert, The Falz Experience, multi-talented Nigerian artiste, Falz has revealed why he stopped going to church.

Killer of female undergraduate student nabbed in Anambra

Police in Anambra State said they have arrested the suspected murderer of Chinasa Pauline Agbata, a female student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested two pipeline vandals, Tunde Ramoni, 45 and Yinka Olufowobi, 33.

Police arrests two pipeline vandals

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested two pipeline vandals, Tunde Ramoni, 45 and Yinka Olufowobi, 33.
President Buhari receives Report of the Presidential Panel on Reform of the Special Anti Robbery Squad SARS (2018) in State House on 3rd June 2019 2

Presidency: President Buhari has not approved state police

President Muhammadu Buhari has not approved the formation of state police structures as being reported by some newspapers, the Presidency said on Monday.
President Buhari receives Report of the Presidential Panel on Reform of the Special Anti Robbery Squad SARS (2018) in State House on 3rd June 2019 1

President Buhari calls for implementation of SARS reform

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja directed the Inspector General of Police, Ministry of Justice and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to work out modalities for the implementation of the report of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), within three months.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari approves state, local council police

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the establishment of state and local government police.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

Presidential panel recommends establishment of state, local council police

A panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari has recommended the establishment of ‘state and local government police.’
Nigeria Police

Police arrest six NURTW members in Ibadan

Oyo state Police on Thursday made good its avowed promise to deal ruthlessly with any individual or group of persons planning to cause trouble in the state following the change of government in the state.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed the dismissal of one Mr Odu Emmanuel, as Nigeria Law School Data processing officer.

Court fixes July 1 to hear N100m suit filed against CCECC by member of...

The National Industrial Court on Monday fixed July 1, to hear a suit filed by a staff of the CCECC, Mr Godspower Ntaka, for N100 million in damages for emotional trauma, psychological anxiety, mental stress, aising from his ordeal at the hands of armed robbers during an official duty.
Nigeria Police

Pastor nabbed for kidnapping 11-year old child in Anambra

A 30-year old Pastor, Samuel Emeka, has been arrested for allegedly abducting an 11-year old boy in Awkuzu, Oyi local government area of Anambra State.

Police arrest 25 suspected cultists, kidnappers in Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State on Wednesday said tough times awaited kidnappers, cultists, armed robbers and other criminals following a formal launch of a new crime-fighting strategy, Operation Puff Adder (OPA).
Dapo Abiodun

Police uncover plans to disrupt Dapo Abiodun’s May 29 inauguration

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday said it has uncovered plans by unscrupulous individuals to instigate crisis across the state, ostensibly to disrupt the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy; Engr. Noimot Salako–Oyedele on May 29, 2019.

Police arrest suspected illegal arms dealer in Ibadan

The Police Command in Oyo State on Monday said it had arrested a suspected illegal arms dealer.

Jubilation as police arrests Don Wanny’s gang member in Owerri

There was jubilation in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Sunday following the arrest of a suspected deadly kidnapper and armed robber, Nzube Anagwu, popularly known as Italian.

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LAUTECH student, 15 others arrested for alleged robbery, cultism

The Police in Oyo State on Thursday said it had arrested 16 suspects, including an accounting student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, over alleged armed robbery, cultism and conspiracy.
Acho Ihim

Imo AA deputy governorship candidate dumps party for PDP

The Imo State Deputy governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) and immediate past Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, has decamped to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Election tribunal: APC reiterates Atiku Abubakar not a Nigerian by birth

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to strike out Atiku Abubakar’s petition against President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election because he is not a Nigerian by birth.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

House of Reps urges IGP to end banditry in Oyo communities

The House of Representatives on Thursday, mandated the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, to put an end to banditry in Oyo state communities.

Police confirm kidnap of Taraba NLC leader’s wife, neighbour

Police in Taraba have confirmed the abduction of Mrs Abigail Gambo, wife of the state NLC Chairman, Mr Peter Gambo and Mr Emeka Okoronkwo, owner of Our Nation Bread company in Jalingo.