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Arase To Probe Alleged Police Complicity In Herdsmen Attack On Enugu Community

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The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase yesterday, vowed to prosecute any officer found to have compromised in his line of duty. He said this following reports that his officers compromised during last Monday’s attack by Fulani herdsmen on a community in Enugu State. “I am not happy about what …

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Ex-Education Minister Kidnapped In Ogun

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The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a former Minister of State for Education, Iyabo Anisulowo. Mrs. Anisulowo was abducted late Wednesday in Ilaro, Yewa South local government area of Ogun State, police said. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the abduction in a …

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Those Found Guilty Of Enugu Killings Will Not Go Unpunished – Arase

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, said all suspected Fulani herdsmen involved in the attack on Ukpabi Nimbo community of Uzo-Uwani in Enugu State on Monday, would be arrested and prosecuted. Arase gave the assurance on Wednesday in Nimbo, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state when he visited …

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SON Impounds 10,000 Substandard, Used Tyres In Kaduna

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Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has impounded more than 10,000 used and substandard tyres in Kaduna. The tyres were seized after SON raided shops in new Panteka market and along Katsina road in Kaduna metropolis on Wednesday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), nine shops were also sealed …

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Two Elderly Men Arraigned For Stealing $14m Church Money In Ogun

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The Ogun State Police Command on Monday arraigned two men, Akapo Paul, 73, and Johnson Shorinnolu, 63, for allegedly stealing $14 million belonging to the West African Christian Mission. They appeared before an Ota Magistrates Court The accused, whose addresses are unknown, are facing a two-count charge of stealing and …

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Police Officers To Be Recruited Will Be Trained With Stun Guns – Arase

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Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, says the 10,000 officers to be recruited into the police will be trained with stun guns and modern policing methods encompassing technology. Speaking at the end of a two-day seminar on ‘Strategic Policing’ in Abuja, the IGP explained that police training colleges across …

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Army Parades Fake Colonel, Three Real Soldiers In Abuja

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The Nigerian Army on Friday paraded a fake colonel, Mr Prince Onyemauche and three serving soldiers who until their arrest had indulged in fraudulent activities in different parts of the country. Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman announced the arrest at a news conference in Abuja, where …

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Police Nabs Woman, 60, For Buying Five Babies At N5m

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The Oyo State Police Command has arrested a 60-year-old woman, Asabi Adebayo, for allegedly buying five babies at N1 million each from Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. The police said Adebayo planned to travel abroad with the babies to resell them but ran out of luck when she brought them to an …

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Miyetti-Allah Condemns Police Bias, Says 50 Cattle Breeders Killed In Taraba Clash

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The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Taraba State has said no fewer than 50 of its members have been killed in the current crisis between herdsmen and Ndoro people in Gashaka Local Government Area of the State. The Chairman of MACBAN in the state, Alhaji Sahabi …

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Police Nab Fake Soldier In Kaduna

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The Kaduna State Police Command has nabbed one Abdul Mohammed, who has been parading himself as a private of the Nigeria Army along Zango Road in Tudun Nupawa area of the state. The impostor, who was dressed in full military camouflage, was said to have been extorting money from unsuspecting …

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Arase Orders NAtionwide Update Of Police Armoury

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The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, has directed all Police commands in the country to update their armouries to ensure that all ammunition are in good condition. He gave this directive while responding to an observation made by Sergeant Nicholas Enguru yesterday, at the Police Headquarters in Ikot …

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Fish Out The Killers Of UNIPORT Student, TUC Tells FG

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The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has called on the Federal Government to institute a probe to identify killers of a student of the University of Port Harcourt who died during Monday’s protest against reported increase in tuition fees by authorities of the university. In a statement by the Rivers State …

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No UNIPORT Student Was Killed During Monday Protest – Police

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The Rivers State Police Command has denied reports on social media that one of its men shot dead a student of the University of Port Harcourt during a protest by students of the institution recently. Recall that students of the institution on Monday protested the hike in tuition fees by …

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We’ll Soon Apprehend Those Behind Attack On Falae’s Farm, Death Of Guard – Police

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The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the attack on Chief Olu Falae’s farm along Igbatoro Road in Akure, the Ondo State capital penultimate Saturday. Mr. Falae, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has recently been a victim of untoward happenings. Last October, he was abducted on …

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Fulani Herdsmen Kill APC Leader In Benue

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The Benue Police Commend on Monday confirmed the assassination of the All Progressives Congress (APC) youth leader in Tarka Local Government by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Moses Yamu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi, that the herdsmen abducted the youth leader …

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Two Suspects Arrested As Another Ritualists’ Den Is Uncovered In Ogun

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Another ritualist den has been uncovered by the Ogun State Police Command at Iyana-Ilogbo, Ota. The police arrested two men – Babatunde Taofeek and Hammed Hassan – at the den, which is an abandoned Ayokunnu Filling Station, a few metres from the Iyana-Ilogbo bus stop on the Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway. When …

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Greyhound Shooting: Police Officer Killed At Virginia Bus Station

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A gunman shot and killed a state trooper inside a Greyhound bus station in the US state of Virginia. Several Virginia state troopers were conducting a training exercise at the station when the gunman approached the trooper and shot him in the chest. Other troopers, who were in uniform at the time, …

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Police Officers Need God – Arase

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The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase has said police officers need the presence of God to effectively perform their duties. Speaking in Abuja on Sunday during the Thanksgiving Service to mark the 11th Biennial Police Games and Week at the National Christian Centre, Arase explained that the difficult …

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IGP Orders Tight Security At Easter

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As Nigerian Christians join their counterparts in other parts of the world to mark Easter in commemoration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Solomon Arase, has directed all zonal and state commands to beef up security around worship centres, recreational areas and …

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Brussels Bombing: Police Calls For Vigilance Among Airport Users, Beefs Up Security

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The Lagos Airport Police Command on Thursday advised passengers and other airport users to be more vigilant following the recent terrorist attack on the Brussels Airport in Belgium. The command’s spokesman, ASP Joseph Alabi, gave the advice while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. NAN reports …

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