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Police arrest three herdsmen over killing of farmer in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it arrested three herdsmen for allegedly killing one Peter Edem Asuquo, farmer.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

Woman poisons grandchild with sniper

Hate–filled woman; Temitope Akinola, residing at Isote area of Sagamu, Ogun State, has allegedly poisoned her two days old granddaughter to death with the banned sniper, after previous plans to end the baby’s life while still in the womb was thwarted.

Gunmen kill herbalist in Ondo

Tragedy struck in the ancient town of Ifira, Akoko Southeast local government on Saturday when a 36-year-old herbalist called Omotayo Omo Akin was gunned down by yet to be known assassins.

Court stops withdrawal of criminal charges against lawmaker-elect

An Edo State High Court, Criminal Division has stopped an attempt by the Nigeria Police to withdraw criminal charges against the member-elect for Ovia North East I Constituency, Mr. Dunez Onaiwu Ugiagbe.
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Police kill two ‘armed bandits’ in Benue

The Benue Police Command has confirmed the killing of two suspected armed bandits along Ugbema -Jato -Aka axis in Kwande local government area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police rescue two children from traffickers in Anambra

The police in Anambra have announced the rescue of two kids after smashing a suspected trafficking syndicate in Awka, the state capital.
In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Rivers governor sacks chief security officer

The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has sacked his Chief Security Officer (CSO), Promise Wosu, a Superintendent of Police (SP).
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Two unemployed men remanded in Kirikiri over alleged robbery

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court Thursday ordered two unemployed men to be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Services for alleged stealing a Toyota Corolla valued N2 million at gunpoint.

Truck crushes three in Akwa Ibom

A heavy-duty truck, marked Rivers BNY 137 XA on Wednesday killed three persons at the ever-busy Urua Ekpa junction along Itu Highway during the early morning rush hours.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police recover remains of slain policeman’s wife in Benue

A joint security team in Benue State codenamed Operation Zenda on Thursday recovered the decaying body of Mrs Bridget Ihom, wife of a policeman.

Jubilation as soldiers arrest ‘kidnappers’ in Ondo

A seven-man kidnapping gang that have been terrorising residents of Ajowa, Akunnu and Auga in Akoko area of Ondo state were at the weekend arrested through combined efforts of soldiers, Police and Department of State Service (DSS) at Ajowa in Akoko Northwest local government area.

One injured as four-storey building collapses in Enugu

A four-storey building under construction at One-day in Agbani road, Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu State has collapsed on Wednesday.

75-year old man arrested for defiling 11-year old girl

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a 75-year-old man identified as Boniface Onoja of the Ugbaike community, Enugu Ezike in the Igboeze North Local Government Area of the state for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old girl.

Police confirm release of Samson Siasia’s mother

The Bayelsa State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the release of Mrs. Beauty Ogere Siasia, the abducted mother of former Nigerian coach Samson Siasia.

‘One chance robber’ arrested as ladies identify him in public

Police in Ogun state have arrested one Abiodun Makinde, a suspected ‘one chance’ robber upon being sighted and identified in public by two lady – victims.

Tension as herdsmen fight over missing cows in Imo

Scores of herdsmen in Agbala, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo state on Tuesday were severely wounded after a band of herders freely used dangerous weapons on each other following a disagreement over missing cows.

Police urge youths to join fight against cultism

The Nigeria Police, on Tuesday, urged youths and youth groups to join the fight against cultism, drugs and other vices in the country.

#RevolutionNow protest fails to hold in Ondo

The nationwide peaceful protests slated for Monday failed in Ondo State as business and social activities were at highest ebb throughout.

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A retired National Boxing Coach, Samson Aransiola, on Monday said that indigenous boxers were being robbed of a place in the heavyweight category because the sport lacked adequate investment in the country.

Onoriode Ehwariemi vows to win WBF title for Nigeria

Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwariemi of Nigeria has vowed to defeat his Argentine opponent, Argentina’s Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte, when they clash for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 20.

UN condemns killing of four humanitarian aid workers in Borno

UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Juventus women’s player Eni Aluko has said she felt discriminated against while in Turin and was treated like former Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar when walking through an airport.

Eniola Aluko: I was treated like a drug baron while at Juventus

Eni Aluko has spoken openly about the way she was treated during her time in Italy at Juventus due to the colour of her skin.
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Super Eagles star counts blessing with club, national team

With just a few weeks to the end of 2019, Super Eagles and Paderborn SC of Germany left-back Jamilu Collins has expressed his delight after what he described as a positive year following successes with both club and country.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu addressing crowd at his residence in Benin

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki talks tough, bans rallies as Osagie Ize-Iyamu joins APC

The high drama surrounding the holding of rally by a faction of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to receive Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and his defecting political associates and supporters from the PDP, ended yesterday on an anti-climax note, as the factional state chairman, Col. David Imuse (rtd), formally welcomed Ize-Iyamu into the party and presented him and his supporters with a broom, which is the party’s symbol.