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Police dismiss nine senior officers, demote six for misconduct

The Police Service Commission has approved with immediate effect the dismissal of nine senior Police officers for gross misconduct.

Armed robbers kill seven in Ondo bank attack

Armed robbers on Monday raided a commercial bank at Ido-ani, Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State, killing seven persons in the process.

Three killed, others wounded as cultists clash in Imo

No fewer than three persons were Sunday night murdered in the Mechanic Village area of Owerri, the Imo State capital following a bloody clash between rival cult gangs.

Three FUTO students die of alleged tramadol, codeine overdose

Three students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) were on Wednesday found dead in a hostel after allegedly overdosing on mixture of tramadol, codeine and vodka.

Ten killed, scores wounded in Imo cult war

Ten students have so far been mulled down and several others severely wounded in the raging cult war rocking the Federal Polytechnic Nekede in Imo State.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest one-chance robbery gang

The Police in Ogun State have arrested three – man robbery gang in Atan-Ota area of Ado-Odo Ota Local Government area of the State, who engaged in luring unsuspecting passengers into a vehicle only to rob them on a isolated area on the way later.

Police charge lawyer, others for defrauding widow of N20.5 million

The police in Lagos Tuesday charged a Lagos-based lawyer, Oladotun Hassan, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a widow, Mrs. Eva Okoh of the sum of N20. 5 million.

Gunmen kill officer escorting election results in Ogun

A Police Corporal identified as Sunday Idoko, is said to have been shot dead by gunmen who attacked him while guarding a vehicle conveying election result from Ipokia to Ilaro collation centre.
Musa Kimo

Police nab fake ACP, secure 18 convictions in Akwa Ibom

The Police in Akwa Ibom said it apprehended one Kingsley Udoyen who had been parading himself as an Assistant Commissioner of Police, on January 2.

Police arraign woman, three children for allegedly killing ex-husband

A retired Police officer’s wife, Mrs. Taiwo Idehen, and her three children, have been arraigned before a Lagos High Court, sitting at Igbosere, over alleged murder of her husband, Mr. Joseph Idehen, a retired Superintendent of Police.

Police arrest man for allegedly stealing female pant

The Police in Anambra, on Thursday said they had arrested a teenage boy for allegedly stealing a woman’s underwear for ritual purposes.
Frank Mba

Ag. IGP Adamu Mohammed appoints Frank Mba as new police spokesperson

The new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Adamu Mohammed has appointed Frank Mba as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Nigeria Police.

Akwa Ibom government warns police against setting up anti-terrorism unit in state

The Akwa Ibom state government has rejected the “plan” by the police to establish an anti-terrorism unit in the state.
Nigeria Police

Two alleged killers of police officer nabbed in Niger

The Police Command in Niger said it has arrested two suspects who allegedly killed a Superintendent of Police during a robbery operation at Storm Star Hotel, Madalla, in Suleja Local Government Area of the state.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest notorious armed robbery syndicate, recover rifle, arms in Katsina

The Katsina Police Command has arrested a notorious syndicates of armed robbery suspects terrorising Funtua area of Katsina state and its environs.

N118 million dud cheque: Police can arrest Prophet Ayorinde – court

An Ikeja High Court in Lagos has ruled that the police can arrest a cleric, Prophet Samson Ayorinde, over issuance of a N118 million dud cheque leveled against him.

Police nab burglary suspect at Babachir Lawal’s office

Abubakar said that the suspect who attempted to burgle the office in Karewa Ward in Yola at about 3 a.m. on Sunday was confronted by a security man at the office.

Man jailed for impersonating senior police officer

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 47-year-old man, Augustine Opone, to seven years imprisonment for impersonating a Superintendent of Police serving at Federal SARS Force.

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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.