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Police Arraign 20 Suspects In Court Over Oshodi Mayhem


The Lagos State Police Command has dragged five teenagers and 15 men before an Oshodi magistrate’s court in the state for allegedly causing riot at Oshodi. The teenagers arraigned before the court are Alagbe Kehinde, 18; Ayeni Oluwasegun, 19; Kasali Tunde, 19; Babatunde Sodiq, 19; Olawale Soliu, 19, Abiodun Adeleke, ... Read More »

Hong Kong Arrests 38 As Anti-China Protesters Scuffle With Police

A protester is detained by a policeman during a demonstration against mainland traders, at Yuen Long district near the border with mainland China in Hong Kong

Hong Kong police have arrested not less than 38 people after a group of about 400 demonstrators clashed with police, in the latest sign of tension caused by China’s influence in the city. Reuters report: Protesters in Yuen Long, in the New Territories just a stone’s throw from mainland China, ... Read More »

Teacher In Police Custody For Allegedly defiling And Infecting Student With HIV


The Adamawa State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Alhassan Adamu, a teacher at Tappare-Ganye Community Islamic Centre, for allegedly defiling and infecting at least one student of the centre with HIV/AIDS. The state police spokesman, Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the development, said that the suspect was already cooling ... Read More »

Policeman, Suspected Armed Robber Die In Gun Battle In Calabar


An attempt by a suspect to disarm a police corporal in Calabar, weekend, ended in the death of the Policeman, while colleagues of the dead policeman also gunned down the suspect. An eye witness who gave his name as Ikechuckwu, told Vanguard that a team of policemen on patrol stopped ... Read More »

Elections: Zamfara APC, PDP, Others Sign Peace Pact


Towards ensuring violence-free elections, all registered political parties in Zamfara State have signed a peace pact at the state Police headquarters at the weekend. The signing was supervised by the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 10, Alhaji Bala Hassan, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Olufemi David, ... Read More »

My Demanding Girlfriend Drove Me Into Robbery, Says 17-yr-Old Suspect


Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Enugu State police command, have arrested one Uchenna Ikwuegbu, who was allegedly on the brink of launching a robbery attack on residents of Maryland axis of Enugu metropolis. The suspect, 17, who hails from Odida-Abatete, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, ... Read More »

Police Parades Okada Rider For defiling Pregnant Corps Member

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A 20-year old commercial motorcycle operator, Tumi Ayileka, is currently in detention at the Ondo State Police Command after he was arrested for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a pregnant woman, undergoing her National Youth Service Corps programme in the state. The incident occurred at Imoru, in Ose Local ... Read More »

NYSC Member Commits Suicide Over Female Colleague’s Engagement

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A 26-year-old National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, simply identified as Ernest, was found dead on Wednesday at his one room apartment after he reportedly took a poisonous substance, Vanguard reports. The young man, who was in love with a fellow NYSC member, Chioma Okewuru, was broken when the girl ... Read More »

Police Arraign 18-Year-Old Boy For Misappropriation Of Funds


The Police, on Wednesday, arraigned Sulaiman Daniel, 18, of Kunchi Kawo, Abuja, in a Grade 1 Area Court, Kado, Abuja for misappropriation of fund. The prosecutor, Insp. Simon Ibrahim, told the court that Joyce Ekulaman, canteen proprietor, of Utako, Abuja, reported the matter at Utako Police Station, Abuja, on Feb. ... Read More »

Police Raid Kaduna Terrorist Sect’s Hideout, Recover Arms, Ammunitions


Six suspected members of the Kalakato sect were arrested on Wednesday by the Kaduna State Police Command, after their hideout at Farakwai Village along the ever busy Kaduna-Zaria road, was raided. Farakwai Village is about 40km away from the Kaduna metropolis. The suspected terrorists are presently in detention at the ... Read More »

Teenager Kills Husband In Kano After 5 Days Of Marriage

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An 18-year-old wife, Rahma Hussaini, Wednesday, stabbed her newly wedded husband at Darmunawa quarters of Kano after the couple had a quarrel, reports have said. Sources said Rahma was forced to marry the 24-year-old Tijjani Basiru. A neighbour, Isa Alhassan told Vanguard that the young couple got married last Friday, ... Read More »

Abuja Court Sentence Teenager To 12 Strokes Of The Cane For Stealing


An 18-year-old butcher, Abba Ibrahim, was Wednesday sentenced to 12 strokes of cane for stealing by an FCT Area Court in Lugbe, Abuja. Ibrahim, who hails from Kabusa Village, Abuja, was sentenced, after pleading guilty to a three-count charge of joint act, house breaking and theft. Prosecutor Paul Anigbo had ... Read More »

Mbu Insists ‘My Men Will Kill In Self Defence’, Says Number Killed Is Immaterial


The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Lagos, Joseph Mbu in an interview with newsmen in Ogun state last Friday said he stands by his earlier statement that the police will kill 20 for each police life lost during the election, insisting his men will kill in ... Read More »

Police Rescue Kogi Council Director After 8 Days In Kidnappers Den

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The Director of Local Government, Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State, Alhaji Abdulazeez Ohere, who was kidnapped by gunmen on February 13, has been rescued by the state Police Command. A statement signed by the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Collins Adebayo, on Sunday, said Ohere was rescued ... Read More »

Police Must Unravel Circumstances Leading To ABU Don’s Murder – Atiku

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged the Nigeria Police to shed more light on the circumstances that led to the murder of Prof. Ahmed Falaki of the Institute of Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The former vice president in a statement by his media office in Abuja yesterday, ... Read More »

Kogi Police Commissioners Invite Motorcyclists Over Increasing Armed Robbery Cases


The Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, has given operators of commercial motorcycles in the State an ultimatum to register with the appropriate authorities or face the wrath of the law. This is aimed at reducing criminality in the state. Ogunjemilusi gave this warning while speaking at a stakeholders ... Read More »

Benue APC Governorship Candidate Escapes Death As Gunmen Storm Funeral


The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, Chief Sam Ortom, Friday escaped death, as unknown gunmen shot sporadically, when he attended the funeral ceremony of a lecturer of Benue State University (BSU), Dr Samson Sambe, in Adikpo, headquarters of Kwande Local Government Area of the ... Read More »

4 Killed In Benue As Robbers Attack Bank


At least four persons were shot dead by armed robbers during an attack on an old generation bank at Vandeikya area of Benue State. A policeman was also injured as the robbers reportedly carted away large sums of money. According to an eyewitness, the suspected armed robbers, who stormed the ... Read More »

Police Arrest Another Suspect In Connection With Varsity Don’s Murder


Another suspect has been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command in connection with the killing of Professor Mustapha Falaki of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, who made the announcement yesterday, said further investigation led to the arrest of the suspect, ... Read More »

Mistaken Identity: Family Of Late A.B.U Don Petition IG, Suspect Extra-Judicial Killing

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The family of Professor Ahmad Mustapha Falaki, the director, Institute of Agricultural Research (IAR) of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, who was slain while returning from Bauchi State on Saturday, has faulted the police version of his death. In a petition titled: “Extra-Judicial killing of Professor Ahmad Musatapha Falaki” ... Read More »