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8 Family Memebers, One Other Remanded In Prison Over Alleged Murder


You may not be wrong if you call them a family of criminals, but a suspect can only be confirmed guilty by a court of law. This is what an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos will be trying to do as nine people including eight family members were arranged before ... Read More »

Police Arrest Man In Plateau For Selling Wife For Sacrifice


A Nigerian man has been arrested for selling his wife to black magic practitioners who wanted to sacrifice a virgin, police said Thursday. The deal in the central Nigerian state of Plateau was cancelled at the last minute, however, when the ritualists realised she was married. “The man lured his ... Read More »

Jonathan Commiserates With Kano People On Terrorist Attack, Assures Of Enhanced Security

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President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with citizens and residents of Kano State on the loss of lives sustained yesterday when terrorists attacked the Federal College of Education, Kano. The president also extended his sympathies and best wishes for a speedy recovery to all those who suffered injuries in the dastardly ... Read More »

13 Students, Two Attackers Killed As Explosion Rocks FCE Kano [UPDATE]


A series of bomb explosions have rocked the Federal College of Education, Kano, killing scores and leaving several others injured, eyewitnesses and residents have said. The explosions, which occurred at the school located in the Kabuga area of Kano State, was followed by sporadic gunshots at about 1.30pm. According to eyewitness ... Read More »

Mbu Is A Puppet, Not A Lion; A Coward And A Disgrace To The Police Force – Amaechi


Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi has laughed off comments by the former Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Joseph Mbu, where he described himself as a lion that tamed the governor in Port Harcourt. Mbu had while handing over to his successor in the FCT, Mr Wilson Inalegu, upon ... Read More »

Ex-Gov. Goje Detained For Moving Around With Large Crowd Of Supporters In Gombe

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Former Governor of Gombe State now Senator representing Gombe Central, Muhammad Danjuma Goje, was held for about 3 hours by the state police command on Monday for allegedly conducting a political rally in Kumo, headquarters of his senatorial district. State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Fwaje Atajiri, said Goje was ... Read More »

I Am A Lion; I Tame Every Leopard That Comes My Way – AIG Mbu

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Outgoing Commissioner of Police in the FCT, Mr Joseph Mbu, has described himself as a Lion who tamed every Leopard that cross his way. Mbu said this as he urged his successor, Mr Wilson Inalegu, to be firm and sustain the current low crime rate in the territory. “It is ... Read More »

Former IGP Urges Northern Leaders To Save Nigeria From Insurgency


A former Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie, has urged Northern leaders to save the North by tackling the security challenges facing the region. “We must salvage the North and by extension the whole nation, our success will usher vista of hope, respect, unity and cooperation in the North,” he ... Read More »

Cult War Claims 4 Lives In Rivers


Four persons were yesterday feared dead in Ibaa community, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State as rampaging cultists took over the community, shooting sporadically. The shooting, which was said to have started in the early hours and lasted for about five hours, made scores of residents flee the community. ... Read More »

Police Arrest 4 For Alleged Assassination Of Ex-lawmaker


Imo State Police Command has arrested four persons over their alleged involvement in the assassination of a former member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Kingsley Nkemka. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Andrew Enwerem, who confirmed the brutal killing of the Umunoha-born ex-lawmaker to newsmen in Owerri, ... Read More »

Itsekiri Youth Feud Settled, Nobody Missing – Police


Police authorities in Delta State, Friday, said the fresh hostility between Ijaw and Itsekri youths in Warri, had been resolved and nobody was missing. Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, DSP Celestina Kalu, told Saturday Vanguard, that the Area Commander, Warri, called a peace meeting between the leadership ... Read More »

Police Begin Investigation Into Amaechi Uncle’s Killing


The Rivers State Police Command said on Friday that it had commenced investigation into the alleged killing of Mr Sabinus Ordu, the Vice Principal of Government Secondary School, Aluu, Rivers State. The Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mrs Ibim Semenitari, told newsmen in Port Harcourt that Ordu, an ... Read More »

26-year-old Man In Court For Defiling A 3-year-old Girl In Kano


A 26 year-old man was on Thursday arraigned before a Kano Magistrates’ Court for allegedly r*ping a minor. The accused, Abbas Sanusi of Kabara quarters in Municipal Local Government Area, was accused before the court, sitting at Nomans land, of defiling a three year-old girl an offence contrary to section ... Read More »

Gov. Obiano Presents 3 Refurbished APCs To Anambra Police Command


Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Wednesday presented three refurbished Armoured Personnel Carriers, APCs, to the state police command to strengthen and sustain security in the state. In his speech at the occasion, Mr. Obiano said the target of his administration was to refurbish and present 20 APCs to the state ... Read More »

Burglar Arrested After Sleeping Off On Victim’s Bed

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A burglar planning to rob a Florida home slept off during the operation as the bed of his supposed victim was to inviting for him. He ended up in handcuffs after stealing a little, officials said on Wednesday. The man — apparently overcome with exhaustion — laid down on a ... Read More »

IGP Appoints 21 New Police Commissioners


The Acting Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba yesterday appointed new Commissioners of Police for 21 states of the federation. CP Kayode Aderanti moved to Lagos as the new CP, takes over from AIG Manko who is now in charge of Zone 2. CP Usman Baba is the new Commissioner ... Read More »

33 Killed In Niger Boat Mishap


A boat mishap has claimed at least 33 persons in Niger State, reports have said. The accident, which happened over the weekend occured between Dere in Niger State and Murtala Bridge on the River Niger around 4.30am. The boat accident was said to have occurred when a pipeline patrol team ... Read More »

Police Nab 5 Robbery suspects In Enugu


The Police Command in Enugu said on Monday that it had arrested five suspected armed robbers while attempting to rob a taxi with registration number UWN 542 XA. According to the command’s spokesman, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, the police was tipped off and the suspects were arrested on their way to ... Read More »

Groom, Bride Shot Dead On Wedding Eve


A man and woman set to be married in Enugu were Friday shot dead by gunmen suspected to be cult members. Also killed were three other persons, including the manager of a filling station during the sporadic shooting by the unknown gunmen who had laid siege on Abakpa and Trans-Ekulu ... Read More »

Bomb Scare Rocks Jos

Residents of Dogon Karfe area of Jos North local government area of Plateau state yesterday scampered for safety when a car suspected to be laden with bomb was abandoned for hours in the area. The 505 Peugeot car with tinted glasses was parked close to a spot where Muslim faithful ... Read More »

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