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Community alleges police attempt to shield suspected kidnapper

People of Okpalaegwu kindred of Amawa Ogbunike, Oyi local government area of Anambra State have raised alarm over alleged attempt by the police to shield suspected mastermind of the kidnap of their son, Emeka Okoye from facing the law.

Governor Ugwuanyi confident of peaceful elections in Enugu

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has expressed confidence that the state will continue to remain peaceful and secure especially during the upcoming elections under the watch of the new Assistant Inspector General of Police, in charge of Zone 9, AIG Wilson Inalegwu.
Chris Ezike

Police honour serving, retired officers for meritorious service

The police command in Abia on Saturday night organised an appreciation/farewell party in honour of serving and four retired officers in the command.

Kaduna government appoints new security adviser

Kaduna State government has appointed a retired assistant inspector general of police (AIG), Mohammed Murtala Abbass, as special adviser, Security/Coordinator, Operation Yaki.

Ethiopia releases journalist, politician, drops blogger charges

Ethiopia released a jailed opposition leader and journalist on Wednesday and dropped charges against a group of bloggers in a wave of prisoner releases and pardons.

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The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
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EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
Najila Trindade

Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.

PDP leaders, lawmakers meet over National Assembly minority positions

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.