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Police Investigating National Assembly Crisis – Inspector General


The Inspector General of police Suleimam Abba, on Friday, said that the Police had started investigating what led to the incident at the national assembly on Thursday. “Who did what and who didn’t ‎do what will be disclosed to you later. You know we work with investigations, investigations are going ... Read More »

National Assembly Crisis: IGP Subs Reps Summons, Sends Representatives


The House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba to explain the reason behind the action of policemen at the National Assembly Complex on Thursday. But he failed to appear and send representatives instead, to the chagrin of the lawmakers. Policemen had ... Read More »

Sagay, Lawyers Condemn Police Action At National Assembly


A constitutional lawyer, Itse Sagay, has condemned Thursday’s action by the police at the National Assembly complex. There was chaos when the police locked the gates of the National Assembly against the Speaker of the House, Aminu Tambuwal, and some legislators who wanted to gain entrance. Some of the lawmakers ... Read More »

CNPP Slams Police Over Conduct At The National Assembly Complex, Calls For Sack Of IGP


Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) has condemned the action of the police at the National Assembly complex, where tear gas was used against honourable members of the House of Representatives. The group therefore call on President Goodluck Jonathan to sack the Police boss Suleiman Abba. In a statement by ... Read More »

Man Commits Suicide At Ondo Church


A 24-year-old man has taken his own life at a church in Owo area of Ondo State. The man identified as Lanre Falodu, was reported to have committed suicide at the premises of a church where he was taken for deliverance. The deceased’s brother took him to the church located ... Read More »

FG To Be Blamed For Crisis In Nasarawa – Tsav


Former Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav says renewed violence in Nasarawa State was as a result of the federal government’s failure to prosecute the murderers of 74 security operatives who were killed in Alakyo in 2013. “The renewed violence in Nasarawa State resulting in the death of ... Read More »

DSS, Police, Army Demand Installation Of CCTVs In Yobe Schools


The military, Police and State Security Services in Yobe State on Sunday stressed the need to install Close Circuit Television cameras to monitor movements in schools in the state. State Director, National Orientation Agency, Malam Wakil Kaku, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Damaturu. “The ... Read More »

Suicide Bomber Kills 6 In New Attack On Kano Filling Station


A suspected suicide bomber Friday hit a filling station along Maiduguri road in Kano, killing at least six people, reports online news medium Premium Times, citing Police. Kano State police commissioner, Adenrele Shinaba informed the news medium that the terrorist who detonated the bomb arrived the scene of the bombing ... Read More »

Bauchi: Police Arrest Teacher For Extorting Money By Claiming To Be A Terrorist


A 36-year-old teacher, identified as Auwal Adamu, has been arrested by men of the Bauchi State Police Command for allegedly intimidating and extorting money from residents in the state by threatening to kill them. According to the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, Adamu would threaten residents under ... Read More »

Banks Shut In Akure Over Robbery Scare


Armed robbers have successfully carried out attacks on banks in Akure, Ondo State capital for years. With the police yet to show capability to protect banks in the city, banks have learnt to close for business anytime intelligence reports or rumours suggest impending robbery attack. It happened again on Thursday, ... Read More »

Student Punched With Charmed Ring Dies In Onitsha


A 17-year-old senior secondary school prefect, has slumped and died after being punched by a junior student who wore a mysterious ring, according to the Anambra State Police Command. The Command had since commenced investigation into circumstances surrounding the death of the student of Modebe Secondary School, Onitsha, identified as ... Read More »

Police Begins Manhunt For Kidnappers Of Ribadu’s Brother


The Adamawa State police command on Monday said efforts were being made to ensure that Sani Ribadu, the younger brother of the pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, is rescued from his abductors. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Othman Abubakar, a deputy ... Read More »

15 Drown As Car Plunges Into River In Sokoto

Rima river

No fewer than 15 passengers have drowned when their vehicle plunged into River Rima in Goronyo local government area of Sokoto state after the driver fell asleep and lost control, reports Thisday. The incident occurred on Thursday night when the deceased persons were travelling back to Dan-Wawaru village, their hometown, ... Read More »

70-year-old Found With Ammunition Arrested In Enugu


Operatives of No 3 Police Mobile Force, Enugu have arrested a 70-year-old for allegedly being in possession of 20 live cartridges. The suspect, who was nabbed during a stop and search operation at Ozalla, along Enugu-Port-Harcourt Expressway, hails from Amanato, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Enugu State Police ... Read More »

Synagogue Building Collapse: Police Allege Sabotage


The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ikotun Police Station, CSP Haruna Alaba has told the Coroner’s Inquest set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the collapse of a guest house at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), on September 12 that there is possibility of sabotage. “One of the ... Read More »

Court Halts Move To Reconvene House Sitting Over Tambuwal


An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court yesterday issued an interim order of injunction to stop the House of Representatives from reconvening until Friday when a motion ex-parte lodged before it by the embattled Speaker of the House, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, will be heard. The court also directed ... Read More »

Enugu Police Declare Man Wanted Over Acid Bath On Neighbour


The Enugu State Police Command on Sunday declared one Ikenna Ozioko of Umuezebi, Nsukka, wanted for allegedly pouring acid on his neighbour. This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Ebere Amarizu, in Enugu. According to the statement, the victim, Mr Victor Onah, ... Read More »

Nothing Should Happen To Tambuwal – NLC


The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has slammed the Federal Government and the Police for withdrawing the security details attached to Speaker House of Representatives Aminu Tambuwal. In a statement by General Secretary of the NLC, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, titled “Nothing should happen to Tambuwal” the group wondered why the security ... Read More »

Police Arrest 3 Suspects As 8 Die In Gombe Blast


Police have arrested three suspects in connection with an early morning explosion at the Gombe Motor Park which reportedly led to the death of eight people and left about 34 people injured. The spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency, Manzo Ezekiel, told AFP his staff had confirmed five dead ... Read More »

Gombe Police Parades 22 Suspected Thugs, Recovers Dangerous Weapons


Ahead of the 2015 general elections, the Gombe State Police Command has warned politicians in the state against recruiting youths as thugs. The state commissioner of police, Abdullahi Kudu Nma, gave the warning yesterday in Gombe when he paraded 22 suspected thugs. The police boss said: “We resuscitated Patrol 99, ... Read More »