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Nigeria2015: APC Berates DSS, Police For Silence On War Threats By Ex-militants


The All Progressives Congress, APC, has lampooned the Department of State Security, DSS, and the Police for their loud silence in the face of threats of war issued by ex-militants if President Goodluck Jonathan should lose this month’s elections, saying the failure of the security agencies to act is an ... Read More »

30 Killed, Houses Burnt As Fulani Herdsmen Attack Taraba Village


About 30 persons have been killed in Taraba State following an attack by Fulani gunmen on Nwonko village in Wukari Local Government Area of the state on Thursday. The attack, which started in the early hours of the day, lasted for a couple of hours and resulted in the destruction ... Read More »

14,000 PVCs Snatched By Hoodlums In Rivers – INEC


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that over 14,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have been snatched by hoodlums from its officials during the collection exercise in Rivers State. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mrs Gesila Khan, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Port Harcourt, on Friday. ... Read More »

I Confess To My Pastor After Every Operation, Armed Robber Says


Member of a trans-border robbery gang arrested by the Lagos State Police Command last week, 29-year David Chineye said he confessed to his pastor after every operation. The Imo State-born suspect was among eight suspected members of the gang arrested by the police. He said the gang’s operation extended from ... Read More »

Ogun Police Allegedly Arrests 5 APC Members Over Plans To Defect To PDP


Men of the Ogun State Police command, Thursday, allegedly arrested five councillors from Ijebu North East and Odogbolu LGAs, out of the 100 local government councillors in the state, after it was rumoured that they planned to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to join the Peoples Democratic Party ... Read More »

Police Arraigns Man In Court For Allegedly Securing Job With Stolen Certificate


The police on Thursday arraigned one Jacob Adeola in a Gudu Upper Area Court in the FCT, for allegedly securing a job with a stolen certificate. Adeola, a resident of No. 6, G.R.A., Abeokuta, Ogun is standing trial on a three-count charge of criminal trespass, theft and cheating by impersonation. ... Read More »

Police Arrest 2 Fulani Men With AK-47 In Delta


Two Fulani herdsmen identified as Usman and Idih have been arrested with two AK 47 rifle magazines containing 30 rounds of live ammunition each, by a police patrol team at Aboh Division in Delta State. According to the Delta State Police Public Relation Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Celestina Kalu, ... Read More »

2 Weed Smokers Drown While Trying To Hide From Police


  Two youths from Obunagha community in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Saturday jumped into the river and drowned while attempting to evade arrest for allegedly smoking cannabis. They were said to be smoking the banned substance when men of the state security outfit, codenamed Operation Doo ... Read More »

Rivers APC Reschedules Campaign As Police Confirm Attack On Venue


Nigerians who are apprehensive of violence in the forthcoming general elections had their fears heightened again on Saturday, as the Police in Rivers State confirmed an attack on the National School Field, Okrika, venue of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship rally in Okrika local Government Area of the state. ... Read More »

At The Appropriate Time, I’ll Respond To APC’s Allegation, Says AIG Mbu


Joseph Mbu, outgoing Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of police, Zone 7, has promised to respond to allegations by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he was deployed to Zone 2 for a political hatchet job at the appropriate time. Mr. Mbu made the remark in Abuja on Friday while reacting ... Read More »

Buhari Vows To Restructure Army, Police, If Elected


The Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has promised to restructure the Nigeria Army and Police, if elected in the February 14 presidential election. Mr. Buhari made the promise on Thursday in Gusau, Zamfara State, at the inauguration of his campaign. He said that ... Read More »

We’ll Provide Adequate Security For Buhari When He Visits Ekiti – Police


The Ekiti State Police Command has declared its readiness to ensure the security of lives and property during the campaign rally of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on Saturday. The assurance came on the heels of allegations by the APC in Ekiti ... Read More »

Police Reveal Owner Of Intercepted Ballot Boxes


Soldiers attached to 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala in Ogun State, yesterday, intercepted a truck-load of about 3,600 ballot boxes filled with ballot papers, at Odogbolu axis of the Sagamu-Ijebu Ode Expressway. The team of soldiers, popularly called OP MESSA, reportedly handed over the truck and the contents to the Police ... Read More »

Police Sends Mbu To Lagos, Redeploys 27 Others


Controversial Assistant Inspector of Police (AIG), Joseph Mbu has been redeployed by the Nigerian Police to Zone 2, which comprise Lagos and Ogun. The Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, on Tuesday, gave the order, which is to be effective immediately. 27 other AIGs were redeployed. Mbu was in charge ... Read More »

2015: Police Intercepts 850 Cutlasses Smuggled Into Katsina By Political Party


The Katsina State Police Command has intercepted 850 cutlasses, which were allegedly smuggled in by a political party ahead of next month’s general elections. nike free 5.0 mens Deputy Commissioner of Police, Bala Zama Senchi, who disclosed this at a meeting with political parties in the state, Monday, however, ... Read More »

Rivers Police Confirm Attack On Another APC Office


The Rivers Police Command said it had received a report of an attack on the All Progressives Congress office at Ngor, Andoni Local Government Area, early Friday. Mr Ahmad Muhammad, a DSP, and public relations officer of the command, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ... Read More »

Police Arrest Rams For Attacking 65-Year-Old Woman In Ado-Ekiti


Two rams have been arrested by the Police in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, for attacking and injuring a 65-year-old woman popularly called ‘Iya Oyo’. Narrating her ordeal, Iya Oyo said she was on her way to a commercial bank in Okesa area with her son on Monday to withdraw ... Read More »

Akpabio Urges Police To Put People Who Threaten To Form Parallel Govt Under Close Surveillance

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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio has called on security agencies to look out for anyone planning to truncate the country’s democracy by threatening to form a parallel government if they lose the forthcoming general elections. The governor said this when the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, paid him ... Read More »

57-Year-Old Woman Dies At 60-Year-Old Lover’s Apartment In Lagos


A 57-year-old woman’s death at the the apartment of her 60-year-old lover in Badagry, Lagos State, is being investigated by the Lagos State Police Command, reports say. The woman, identified as Bonu Fiaret, in Salu area of the town, died on January 2, under ‘questionable circumstances.’ She was said to ... Read More »

Residents Flee As Herdsmen Invade Kogi Community, Burn Village

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Heavily armed herdsmen on Saturday invaded and razed Miza community in Kupaland, Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State, destroying homes and other buildings, multiple sources have confirmed. The attacks were allegedly carried out by Fulani herdsmen, who accused members of the community of killing their cows. However, there were ... Read More »