Thursday , 28 July 2016


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Why I Signed Peace Accord With Amaechi – Wike

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Wednesday opened up on why he agreed to a peace accord with his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, saying he would sincerely implement the resolutions of the deal brokered by the leaderships of the Police and State Security Services for the peaceful conduct of rerun …

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Katsina Man Arraigned For Inciting Disaffection Against Gov. Masari

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The Katsina State police command has arraigned a man, Muhammad Abdulkadir, before a Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly inciting disaffection against the state government. The prosecutor, Altine Ragiji told the court that Abdulkadir was arrested on July 7, after he allegedly committed the said offence against the State Governor, Aminu …

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Police Vow To Fish Out Killers Of Newly-Wed Bride In Kano

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The police in Kano on Tuesday vowed to arrest those behind the murder of a newly-wed bride in Sha’iskawa village of Danbatta Local Gover‎nment Area of the state. The Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command, Magaji Majiya, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the command had …

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Police Rescue Two Homosexuals From Irate Mob In Enugu

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Two homosexual men narrowly escaped death yesterday at Coal Camp, Enugu State as the timely arrival of policemen saved them from been lynched by an irate mob. The men, identified as Odinaka Orji (32), a driver and Nonso Ejimene (22), a student of accounting from Ezeagu, had already been stri*ped …

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Fifty Two Days After, PDP National Secretariat Remains Sealed

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Fifty two days after the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was sealed by the police, the Wadata Plaza is yet to be reopened. The headquarters was shut as a result of the intractable leadership tussle between Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led national caretaker …

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Police Arrests Father With Dead Son’s Severed Head In Bauchi

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A father has been arrested by the Police in Bauchi for being in possession of a severed head allegedly belonging to his own son. The Police spokesman in Bauchi State, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the arrest in a statement Monday. Mr. Mohammed, a Superintendent of Police, gave the suspects name as …

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Suspects Arrested In killing Of Woman Preacher In Abuja – Police

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command on Saturday said it made arrests in connection with the gruesome killing of a woman preacher in Kubwa, Bwari Area Council of the FCT. The FCT police command’s Spokesman, ASP Anjuguri Manzah, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in …

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Police Set To Prosecute 9 Ekiti Lawmakers For Forgery

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There is palpable tension in the Ekiti State House of Assembly following plans by the Police to prosecute at least nine of its members for alleged certificate forgery. Credible sources revealed that various security agencies have conducted investigation on several petitions against 17 members of the Ekiti Assembly for forgery …

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Gunmen Kidnap Monarch In Ondo

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Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped a traditional ruler in Irele local government area of Ondo state, the Laragunsin of Iyasan community, Oba Abiodun Oyewumi. Reports have it that abductors numbering up to 10 stormed the monarch’s palace on Monday night and operated for 30 minutes before taking him away. However, no …

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Police Recover Fred Amata’s Stolen SUV In Lagos

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The Lagos state police command on Monday said it has recovered the Lexus SUV belonging to popular actor and film maker, Fred Amata at the Ejigbo area of the state. The vehicle was stolen at gun point from the actor early hours of June 25. In a statement issued by …

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Police Beef Up Security At Abia Govt. House

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Security around the Abia State Government House in Umuahia, has been beefed up by the police following report of the issuance of Certificate of Return to Uche Ogah as Governor-elect of the State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the news, which filtered into the state around noon …

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Ten Boko Haram Suspects Arrested In Zaria – Police

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The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested 10 suspected Boko Haram members, who reportedly fled Sambisa Forest in Borno State, in Dogarawa, the headquarters of Sabon Gari local government area of the state. The suspected terrorists were arrested based on a tip-off by ‘good Samaritans’. “Some good Samaritans volunteered information …

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Emir Of Kano Urges IGP To Fight Crime With All His Might

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Emir of Kano, Mohammadu Sanusi II has urged the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris to strengthen his resolve to fight crimes in the country. In a letter congratulating the one time Kano State Commissioner of Police, Emir Sanusi said he “received with great pleasure the news of the …

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Ogun Police Begins “Special Operation” In Communities Attacked By Suspected Militants

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The Ogun State Police Command has deployed four teams of officers to communities in Ogijo area of Sagamu Local Government in response to the recent wave of attacks in the area by unknown gunmen. The gunmen in the last two weeks invaded some of the communities, killing and maiming residents …

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Police Withdraws Mobile Police Officers From Security Aide Assignments

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The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Nigeria, Mr Ibrahim Idris has withdrawn the services of mobile police officers attached to individuals as security ‎aides. Speaking at the passing out parade of 59 Squadron Commanders Combat Operation Course at the Police Mobile Force Training School in Ila Orangun, Osun …

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Soldier Shoots Policeman In Borno As They Clash Over Relief Material In Borno

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A soldier allegedly shot a police officer in the foot near the Borno State Deputy Governor’s office, venue of the distribution of relief materials for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Maiduguri. “In the morning hours of today (yesterday), there was an unfortunate fracas between a soldier and a policeman around …

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Nigerian Army, Police To Investigate Shootout By Officers Over Rice In Borno

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The Nigerian Army and the Police have issued a joint statement condemning the shootout by their personnel in the Borno State Government House on Thursday during a feud over distribution of rice by the government to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs. We earlier reported here that the shootout occurred when policemen …

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Police Promotes 1,201 Officers In Jigawa

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The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Jigawa, Mr. Mohammed Mustapha said 1,201 officers and men of the command had been promoted to various ranks. Mustapha disclosed this on Thursday while decorating the newly promoted officers in Dutse. According to him, 11 Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) were promoted to Superintendents …

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Police Arrest 19 Applicants Over Use Of Fake Result

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The desperation of some youths to get a job in Nigeria may land them in jail. Nineteen persons seeking enlistment into the Police Force in the ongoing nationwide recruitment have been arrested for being in possession of fake results, the Adamawa State Command said. Public Relations Officer, Mr. Othman Abubakar, …

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I Was Never Invited By Police For Questioning – Ekweremadu

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The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Sunday said he was never invited for questioning by the police over alleged forgery of Senate rules. The lawmaker expressed surprise at the lawsuit filed by the Federal Government against him and other suspected conspirators. The Nigerian government charged Mr. Ekweremadu alongside Senate …

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