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Amnesty International

Amnesty: Torture still rife in Nigeria

Nigerian authorities must do more to end the ongoing use of torture and other forms of ill-treatment by law enforcement agencies, Amnesty International said today, marking International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

Police kill alleged notorious kidnapper in Ikorodu

An alleged notorious kidnapper Mufutau Timileyin Sulaimon alias Pencil was on Sunday night shot dead during gun battle with operatives of the Lagos State Police Command.
Nigeria Police

Two ATM robbers nabbed in Ogun

Two suspected armed robbers, who specialised in robbing unsuspecting members of the public at locations of Automated Teller Machines (ATM), have been arrested by the police in Ogun State. In a statement by the spokesperson...

Police arrest two suspected armed robbers in Ondo

Ondo state police command has arrested two members of an armed robbery syndicate allegedly operating in the state.

Police arrest two bandits in Ondo

Ondo state police command has arrested two members of an armed robbery syndicate in the state.
Nigeria Police

Two on Anambra police wanted list nabbed with ammunition

Two persons, Chukwudi Igwilo and Chukwuneke Nnaemeka, have been arrested over alleged armed robbery and other heinous crimes in Anambra state.

Police arrest notorious armed robbery suspect

The Police Command in Enugu State said it had arrested a notorious armed robbery suspect, name withheld, terrorising residents of Holy Ghost and Rail-line axis of Enugu metropolis.

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.

Man arrested in Ogun for robbing Uber driver in Lagos

Ogun State police command said it had arrested one Philip Efosa for allegedly robbing a UBER driver of his vehicle in Lagos.

Police nab four over murder, robbery in Ekiti

The Ekiti State police command has arrested a 33-year old man, Kazeem Babalola, for allegedly killing three persons in Ado Ekiti metropolis.
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.

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 Buhari receives Report of the Presidential Panel on Reform of the Special Anti Robbery Squad SARS (2018) in State House on 3rd June 2019 4

In Pictures: President Buhari receives report on SARS reform

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, received the report of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari approves state, local council police

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the establishment of state and local government police.

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Law graduate kills brother in Anambra

Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 28-year-old law graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Victor Ohale, for allegedly killing his younger brother in Awka.
The Super Eagles may not have any cause to fight over money like the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Warriors of Zimbabwe have done at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which started last Friday in Egypt. This is because President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the budget the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) submitted to him for the national team’s 2019 AFCON campaign.

Afcon: President Buhari releases Super Eagles’ money

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved part of the funds for the Super Eagles campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Manchester City midfielder David Silva has claimed that local rivals Manchester United have 'huge respect' for them now as their roles have been reversed.

David Silva confirms plan to leave Manchester City

Manchester City playmaker, David Silva, has confirmed that next season will be his last at the club.
Amnesty International

Amnesty: Torture still rife in Nigeria

Nigerian authorities must do more to end the ongoing use of torture and other forms of ill-treatment by law enforcement agencies, Amnesty International said today, marking International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the Lagos Special Offences (Mobile) Court was to correct wrong behaviour in the society, adding that it was not for revenue generation.

Lagos: Mobile courts for correction, not revenue generation

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the Lagos Special Offences (Mobile) Court was to correct wrong behaviour in the society, adding that it was not for revenue generation.