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Court Gives SSS, Police Opportunity To Justify Kashamu’s Extradition To U.S

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A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that an application against the extradition of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, to the United States, be served on the State Security Services and the Police. The court, on Tuesday, withheld its decision on whether to …

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Herdsman Arrested With AK47 Rifle, Ammunition In Enugu

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The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old herdsman, Ibrahim Adamumale, for being in possession of an AK47 rifle. The suspect, who said he was an indigene of Nasarawa State, was also found with 24 rounds of live ammunition. The spokesman of the Police Command, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the …

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Why Police Raided My Residence – Dickson’s Aide

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An Accountant in the Bayelsa State Government House, Ritchie Etonye, yesterday said the police ransacked his house located at Brass Road Yenagoa, following a tip-off that he stockpiled arms and cash. In a statement issued last night by his lawyer, Doueyi Dominic Fiderikumo, the civil servant said that a team of …

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Zamfara Blasphemy Killings: Police Lifts Curfew On Talata-Mafara

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The Zamfara State Police Command has lifted the curfew imposed on Talata-Mafara and its environs on Monday, August 22 following a mob attack that led to the killing of eight persons over alleged blasphemy against Islam. A dusk-to-dawn curfew was imposed on the town to prevent further breakdown of law …

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Buhari Amused Over Case Of Man Who Named Dog After Him, Says Presidency

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The Presidency has described as laughable, attempts to link President Muhammadu Buhari to the arrest and prosecution of Joachim Iroko, a 41 year old trader in Ogun State. Mr. Iroko was arrested by the Ogun Police Command for naming his dog ‘Buhari’. He was first arrested on August 14 by …

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Man Runs Amok In Sokoto, Kills Wife, Three Others

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The Sokoto State Police Command yesterday confirmed the murder of Mrs. Yemisi Adio, 43, and three others, by her husband, Taiwo Adio. A statement by the spokesman El-mustapha Sani, said the incident happened on Saturday at the old Airport Area of Sokoto city. He said the suspect used the same …

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Bauchi Gov Denies Ordering Arrest Of Abuja-Based Social Media Critic

Governor of Bauchi State-Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar

The Bauchi State government has denied any culpability in the alleged arrest by the police of a social media critic, Musa Babale Azare, in Abuja. It was initially feared that Azare, a vocal critic of the activities of the Bauchi governor and staff of the federal judiciary, was abducted by …

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Police Arrest Kidnapping Gang Terrorizing Kaduna-Abuja

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A notorious gang responsible for kidnap-for-ransom, has been arrested by the Police. The gang was particularly linked to kidnapping and violent crimes along Kaduna-Abuja and its environs. The kidnappers; Haruna Adamu (25), who is the gang leader, Shaibu Adamu (18) and Abubakar Saidu (30), were arrested after coordinated and painstaking …

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Police Take Custody Of Notorious Benue Militia Kingpin’s Children

Terwase Akwaza

The Benue State Police Command has taken two children of a wanted militia kingpin, Terwase Akwaza, into protective custody as the Joint Task Force in the state intensifies search for him. The JTF had begun the hunt for Akwaza, popularly known as “Ghana”, since few weeks ago on allegations of …

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Police Arrest Serving Soldier While Robbing Bus In Imo

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A serving soldier attached to the 33 Artillery Brigade, Bauchi State, Bright Nwogwugwu, has been arrested and paraded by the Imo State police command while robbing a bus in the state. The command also paraded one Arinze Onyeyiri, a member of the Nigerian Boy Scout, for operating with Army uniform. …

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Edo 2016: Opposition Plotting To Import Thugs – Oshiomhole

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has raised the alarm over plans by some unscrupulous opposition politicians to import thugs from neighbouring states to foment trouble during the September 10 governorship election in the state. Oshiomhole made this allegation when he received the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 5, …

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30 Minors Defiled Monthly In Katsina – Police

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The Katsina State Police Command on Monday said it receives no fewer than 20 to 30 reports of r*pe of minors every month. Salisu Agaisa, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, made this known while briefing newsmen in Katsina yesterday. He said the command was concerned about the increasing …

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Confused Chinese Tourists Lead Police Into Carchase

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A strange misunderstanding between a Chinese family on vacation and San Diego police late Sunday night led to an unprecedented car chase. The incident began when a San Diego police patrol vehicle attempted to pull over a Honda CR-V. The SUV carrying a family of three initially came to a stop …

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Italian Police Cook Elderly Couple Pasta After Neighbours Hear Cry

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In Italy, four policemen have been reported to have cooked pasta for an elderly couple after their loneliness and television news caused them such distress they were overheard crying. 84-year-old Jole and 94-year-old Michele told police that no one had visited them in months and they were desperately saddened by the …

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Military/Villagers Clash: Niger Gov Orders Transfer Of Suspects To Police

Governor Sani Bello

Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has directed the immediate transfer of suspects arrested in connection with last Thursday’s clash in Lunko/Kopa villages of Bosso Local Government Area from the custody of the military to the police for thorough investigation. Eight soldiers of the Nigerian Army and two …

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Two Chinese Men Kidnapped In Nasarawa Regain Freedom

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The police say the two Chinese abducted by gunmen at Ajage Village in Nasarawa Local Government on Aug. 5 have regained freedom. The spokesman for the police in Nasarawa State, Ismaila Numan, made this known to journalists in Lafia on Tuesday. Mr. Numan added that the victims were released by …

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Police Officer Tries To Pull Cows Over

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Decatur Police help wrangle a cow that got loose from Valley Stockyard and roamed southwest neighborhoods Wednesday morning. The cow casts an eye on a police car shadowing her as she moves into the open on Hillside Rd. SW.

A video of a Maine police officer dealing with cows in Massachusetts, USA, trying to pull them over has emerged. The Windham Police Department posted a video to Facebook that was recorded on the cellphone of Officer Ernest MacVane when he responded to a report of two loose cows wandering into a …

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Police Intensify Manhunt For Kidnapped Reps Member

Sani Bello

The abductors of the member representing Mashi/Dutsi federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Sani Bello, are demanding a ransom of N10million before they release him. The lawmaker was kidnapped two days ago alongside one of his yet-to-be-identified aides on his farm in Gobirawa village of Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area …

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NRC Issues Stern Warning To Soldiers, Police, Boarding Train Without Ticket

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The management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Wednesday warned the police, military and para-military and other uniformed personnel against boarding its Ogun/Lagos Mass Transit Train (MTTS) without ticket. The Lagos Railway District Manager, Jerry Oche, gave the warning while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in …

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Suspected Fraudster Says “I Moved To Abuja From Adamawa Because Of Buhari”

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A suspected fraudster, Abdulrahman Shuaibu, who is currently cooling his heels in police custody in Abuja, following a failed attempt to dupe a presidential aide, has blamed unemployment for his predicament. The 21-year-old suspected fraudster said he relocated to Abuja from his hometown in Hong, Adamawa State, about a year …

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