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Police engage bandits in a gun duel in Katsina

A Team of ‘’Operation Puff Adder’’, led by the Division Police Officer, for Safana local government Area, Katsina State, Saturday night, engaged a group of bandits numbering 300 on motorcycles armed with dangerous weapons who invaded and attacked Kirtawa village, in a gun battle, following distress call from victims in the neighboring villages

Police apprehend ‘six crude oil thieves’

Six suspected crude oil thieves, including a woman, have been nabbed by a team of the Inspector-General of Police Special Task Force on Pipeline Vandalism near, Ogbe-Ijoh, Warri South-West council area of Delta state, at the weekend.
FILE PHOTO- Actor Jussie Smollett leaves court after charges against him were dropped by state prosecutors in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. March 26, 2019. REUTERS-Kamil Krzaczynski

Police were told deal was in works with Jussie Smollett

New documents on the Jussie Smollett case released Thursday show that prosecutors told Chicago police detectives that a possible deal with the “Empire” actor was in the works a month before charges against him were dropped.

Gunmen raid ex-Governor Okorocha’s home

Unknown gunmen, suspected to be hired assassins, Friday night, raided the country home of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha in Ogboko, Ideato South Council Area of Imo State.

524,315 applicants jostle for 3,200 Customs jobs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said 524,315 applicants had successfully completed their application process in the ongoing recruitment exercise of 3,200 personnel by the service.

Police close in on kidnappers of Daura’s district head

The police is closing in on the kidnappers of Alhaji Musa Umar, the district head of Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, as some suspects have been reported arrested.
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Police closing in on kidnappers of Daura’s district head

The police is closing in on the kidnappers of Alhaji Musa Umar, the district head of Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, as some suspects have been reported arrested.

Armed bandits kill 10 in Katsina

Armed bandits on Thursday killed no fewer than 10 persons in Gobirawa and Sabawa villages of Safana LGA of Katsina state.

Nigeria Customs opens portal to recruit 3,200 officers

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday said it has created a recruitment portal in its efforts to recruit 3,200 officers to fortify its operations.
The Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command has urged students across the country to keep good friends and company to avoid being pressured into joining bad groups.

Cultism: Police urge students to keep good company

The Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command has urged students across the country to keep good friends and company to avoid being pressured into joining bad groups.
Jussie Smollett leaves Cook county jail last month following his release in Chicago. Kamil Krzaczyński-AP

Jussie Smollett case tests relationship between police, prosecutors

When prosecutors dropped the charges that accused Jussie Smollett of orchestrating a fake attack, the outrage was swift and overwhelming. Smollett saw his record wiped clean without offering so much as an apology.
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Nigeria Prisons set to interview candidates for recruitment

The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS) is set to conduct an interviews for shortlisted candidates who applied for recruitment into the service from March 18 to March 23.
A Newcastle United fan is removed from the pitch by stewards

Police make arrests after pitch invasions

Police arrested a number of fans on Saturday after pitch invasions marred the Premier League match between Bournemouth and Newcastle and Swansea’s FA Cup quarter-final at home to Manchester City.
US President Donald Trump speaks prior to signing an Executive Order on “National Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End Veteran Suicide,” in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, March 5, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

School attended by Donald Trump says it concealed his grades

A military academy that Donald Trump attended as a teenager concealed his academic records in 2011 in response to pressure from Trump allies, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.
Fire trucks in front of Opal Tower during an inspection by firefighters and engineers early on Christmas Day. Saeed Khan-AFP-Getty Images

Christmas dashed for residents of Sydney ‘cracking’ tower

Some residents of a recently completed Sydney high-rise apartment block were on Tuesday spending their Christmas in makeshift camps after they were evacuated by authorities when “cracking noises” in the building were heard.
London’s Gatwick Airport reopened on Friday after a saboteur wrought 36 hours of travel chaos for over 100,000 Christmas travelers.

Two arrested over Gatwick Airport’s drone chaos

Two persons have been arrested in connection with the “criminal use of drones” at London Gatwick Airport, police said Saturday.

Boko Haram: Tukur Buratai visits troops of Operation Lafiya Dole

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has embarked on operational visit of troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, as part of efforts to enhance campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the North east.
Recovery workers (C) remove a damaged concrete highway barrier after a coach (backC) collided with a taxi in Hong Kong on November 30, 2018. - Five people were killed and 32 injured after a coach on its way to Hong Kong's airport collided with a taxi, police said, with passengers reportedly thrown from the coach's windows on impact. (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP)

Five dead, 32 injured in Hong Kong coach crash

Five people were killed and 32 injured when a coach carrying Cathay Pacific staff to Hong Kong's airport collided with a taxi on Friday, police said, with passengers thrown from the coach's windows on impact.

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Labourer jailed 28 months for indecently touching woman

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: It’s possible to hack any server – Atiku Abubakar’s witness

A witness called on Friday by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar stated that it was possible to access electronic server and alter date stored in it without the authority of the owner.
Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.

Jonathan Akpoborie: Gernot Rohr lacks talent to coach Nigeria

Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.