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Delta Council Poll: We’re Prepared To Deal Ruthlessly With Troublemakers – Police

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The Delta State Police Command on Thursday said it had uncovered plans by some miscreants to foment trouble during Saturday’s local government election in the state. In a statement in Asaba, the office of the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, said the police command was prepared to checkmate the activities ... Read More »

Police Foil Attack By Ex-militants To Blow Up Bridge In Akwa-Ibom

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The Akwa Ibom Police Command on Thursday said it had foiled An attempt by two ex-militants to blow up the Calabar/Itu bridge on Oct. 5 was foiled by the police in Akwa Ibom State, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. “On Sept. 20, the command received information that a group ... Read More »

Police Sergeant Dies In Lagos During Promotional Exam

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A policeman has slummed and died in Lagos during the ongoing Police promotional examination to the rank of Sergeant and Inspector at the Police College, Ikeja. The Police Sergeant, identified as Lekan was attached to the Oyo State Police Command. He reportedly wrote the promotional examination last week, although he ... Read More »

More Than 10 Teenage Girls Killed In Kano Boat Mishap

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15 teenagers, who were mostly girls between the ages of 8 and 14, on Tuesday lost their lives in Kano, following a boat mishap at Jobawa village, Garin Mallam Local Government Area, Kano State. The girls were said to be on a trading mission. The victims were said to have ... Read More »

Thunder Kills Teenagers In Ogun

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Three teenagers were struck dead by thunder on Sunday, at Ijale Ijaka Street in Ijoun, Ayetoro area in Yewa South local government area of Ogun State, during a heavy rainfall. The teenagers were 13-year-old Sunday Mulero, Dare Olaifa and Sodiq Segun, who were both 15. The Police Public Relations Officer ... Read More »

Rivers Police Says Search For Kidnapped Ex-NBA President Underway

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The Rivers Police Command said on Monday it was conducting search for the abducted former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Okey Wali. The spokesperson of the command, Ahmad Muhammad, said in Port Harcourt that Mr. Wali, the immediate past president of the NBA, was abducted on Saturday. He said ... Read More »

Fayose’s Inauguration: Police Ready To Stop Arms Flow, Violence

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Men of the Ekiti State Police Command have been put on alert ahead of the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Mr. Ayodele Fayose on Thursday, as intelligence reports reveal that some hoodlums were allegedly being recruited to disrupt the event. Anti-riot policemen have therefore been stationed at all the entry points ... Read More »

Ekiti Court Violence: SANs Drag Fayose, PDP Before NHRC

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Following violence at the Ekiti State High Court last month, Senior Advocates of Nigeria Quakers and M.J. Onigbanjo have dragged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Ekiti State governor-elect, Ayodele Fayose, to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)over alleged violation of their right to practice as lawyers. Suspected political ... Read More »

Gunmen Kill Ex-Kano MILAD’s Daughter In Warri

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The Police in Delta State on Saturday confirmed the killing by armed robbers of Frances, the daughter of a former NFA Chairman and ex-MILAD of Kano State, Brig General Dominic Oneya (retd.) in Warri on Friday. The spokesman for the Delta State Police Command, Celestina Kalu, disclosed that Frances was ... Read More »

Police Corporal, 4 Others Arrested For Gang-r*ping Teenager In Kano

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Men of the Kano State Police Command have arrested a police orderly attached to the Executive Chairman of Kabo Local Government Council of the state for allegedly gang-r*ping a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint. The Corporal, whose identity the State Command has so far kept secret was arrested with four others, ... Read More »

Fulani Herdsmen Slaughter Two Teenage Girls In Benue

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Suspected Fulani herdsmen have again unleashed terror on Benue communities, reportedly slaughtering two teenage girls on Friday. Another teenager was also said to have been inflicted with life-threatening injuries by the group of armed men, who attacked Zongo village in Guma Local Government Area of Benue state. The three teenagers ... Read More »

Police Arrest Pastor Over Teenager’s Death In Delta

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The Delta State police command has arrested a court registrar, Pastor Jonathan Ojigbo in connection with the death of a teenage boy, Evi Samson at Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Celestina Kalu, who confirmed the arrest on Saturday, said, “One Samson Uwhemw of Erovie ... Read More »

Woman Dies In Lagos After Falling Off Moving Train

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A middle-aged woman has reportedly died at Iganmu area of Lagos, after falling off a moving train. The Lagos District Manager of the Nigeria Railway Corporation, Mr Akin Osinowo, confirmed this in Lagos on Friday. The woman who was being conveyed by a tricycle was said to have sighted the ... Read More »

NJC Commences Probe Of Attacks On Judges In Ekiti

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Investigation into all petitions submitted to National Judicial Council (NJC) as regards attacks on judges and vandalism of properties at the Ekiti State High Court Complex, Ado-Ekiti has begun, the council announced. NJC made this known following an emergency meeting held to discuss the violence that rocked the state on ... Read More »

Eid-el-Kabir: Police To Deploy 7,000 Officers In Kwara

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About 7,000 policemen will be on ground in Kwara State to ensure the people of the state enjoy a peaceful Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The state Police command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi said this on Thursday in an interview. According to him, all operational sections, including Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD), ... Read More »

House Of Reps Hopeful Under APC Arrested Over Pipeline Vandalism

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A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Task Force on Anti-Pipeline Vandalism in Ogun State for pipeline vandalism. According to the suspect, his action was aimed at raising money for his political campaign towards 2015 general elections. Officer in ... Read More »

Mob Sets Two Ablaze Over Alleged Okada Theft In Nasarawa

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A mob on Tuesday set ablaze two men over alleged attempted to steal a commercial motorcycle popularly known as okada at Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Ismaila Numan, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Nasarawa. Numan said the ... Read More »

Adeyeri’s Murder: Police Arrest 19 In Ekiti

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Ekiti State Police Command is making progress in its investigation of the circumstances surrounding the murder of a former chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Chief Omolafe Aderiye last Thursday, as 19 suspects have now been arrested. “All the 19 are still with us as we ... Read More »

Police Warn People Who Have No Business In Ekiti To Stay Away

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Ekiti State Police Command has warned anyone without any legitimate business in the state to steer clear or face the full weight of the law if apprehended. This came as tensions rose in the state, with mass arrests of those suspected to be perpetrating violence in the state. Public Relations ... Read More »

Family Accuses Police Of Killing Of 31-year-old Cab Driving Graduate, Petitions FG

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A suspect who allegedly died in police custody was killed to cover up a secret, his family has claimed, and has therefore petitioned President Goodluck Jonathan for an autopsy order to confirm how he died. “Chukwuma was killed to cover up a secret, which could have been unveiled if he ... Read More »

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