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Suicide Bombers Kill Selves, 3 Others In Botched Borno Attacks


The Borno State Police Command on Wednesday confirmed the killing of three persons after a failed attack by four suspected suicide bombers in Gubio, Borno State. The Borno Police Commissioner, Mr Aderemi Opadokun, stated this while speaking with newsmen in Maiduguri, the state capital. “There was an explosion in Gubio ... Read More »

Police Set Up Security Committee For HID Awolowo’s Burial


The police authorities have set up a committee to oversee the deployment of security operatives before, during and after the burial ceremony of the late Chief (Mrs.) HID Awolowo. The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said this was in fulfilment of the promise made by Inspector-General of ... Read More »

NHRC Chairman Slams Fani-Kayode Over Fulani Hate Speech


Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Chidi Odinkalu has condemned former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, over his recent widely circulated article titled: ‘The herdsmen from hell,’ where he (Fani-Kayode) described the suspected Fulani herdsmen, who recently kidnapped the former Secretary to Government of the Federation, ... Read More »

Pastor Narrates How A Policeman Killed His Son, Stole His N400,000


Six days after the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, disclosed that a notorious cult member, nicknamed Anarchy, was killed in gun duel with the police, the suspect’s father is now crying foul. The father of the deceased, Pastor Olumide Balogun, alleged a police sergeant mowed down his ... Read More »

Police Inspector Sentenced To Death For Shooting Suspect Dead

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A Police Inspector, Mr. Samuel Timothy has been sentenced to death by hanging by Justice Adolphus Enebeli of Rivers State High Court, for killing one Onyekachi Nwasouba, a graduate of Industrial chemistry on November 10, 2010 at No 34 Old Aba road, Port Harcourt at about 5am. The policeman reportedly ... Read More »

Kanye West’s Afterparty Shut Down By Police


Kanye West who performed his second concert at the Hollywood Bowl and was supposed to roll over to a private Bev Hills estate never got to go to his own party Saturday night, because Beverly Hills cops broke it up before he got even there. There were too many people, too much ... Read More »

Driver In Oshiomhole’s Convoy Held For Attempted Break-In At Edo Govt House


Security operatives have handed over a driver attached to the convoy of Governor Adams Oshiomhole to the police for allegedly attempting to break into the Account section of the Edo Government House. The driver made the attempt on Friday night but was foiled by security operatives after they saw someone ... Read More »

Three Suspected Kidnappers Killed In Shootout With Police In Anambra


Three suspected kidnappers were killed at Obosi in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, in a shootout with the police on Friday night. Seven suspects arrested in connection with the incident were paraded by the police, yesterday. While parading the arrested suspects, Anambra State Police Command Public Relations ... Read More »

Self-styled ‘Doctor’ In Police Net Over Alleged Sale Week Old Baby To Barren Couple For N300,000


The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a self-styled doctor, Olawale Onalaja, for allegedly selling a week-old baby without the mother’s consent. Also in police net are the couple – Dele and Oluwakemi Ayangbile – who took the baby after depositing N136,000. The suspects’ shady transaction was exposed after the ... Read More »

Eight Miscreants Arrested In Connection With Ilorin Prayer Ground Attack On Saraki – Police

Bukola Saraki-prays

The Kwara state police command has arrested eight people in connection with the attack on the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and other dignitaries at the Eid praying ground in Ilorin, the state capital on Thursday, the Nation newspaper is reporting. The Kwara police command’s spokesman Ajayi Okasanmi, disclosed ... Read More »

Arrest Order: Saraki Relocates From Personal Residence


Anxiety mounted over embattled Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki’s fate following speculations that a copy of the Bench warrant from the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for his arrest might be sent to the police on Monday. Towards this end, Mr. Saraki was said to have relocated from his personal ... Read More »

Breaking News: 5 Feared Dead As Gas Explosion Hits Port Harcourt


No fewer than five persons are feared dead in a gas explosion that occurred at a gas shop on Eliozu area of Port Harcourt. Rivers state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ahmad Muhammad confirmed the explosion to Vanguard on phone but said he would wait until he was sure of ... Read More »

APC, CLO Condemn Akwa Ibom Governor For Allowing Driver Impersonate Police Officer

Edet Bassey

The All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State and the Civil Liberties Organization, CLO, have condemned the state governor, Mr. Emmanuel Udom’s driver – Edet Bassey’s impersonation of a police officer. The APC and CLO in separate reactions to reports that Mr. Bassey, from Cross River State, allegedly impersonated a ... Read More »

Fleeing ‘Robbers’ Abandon Nine Guns, 42 Cartridges [PHOTO]

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Police operatives yesterday recovered nine pump action guns and 42 live ammunition from two fleeing suspected robbers in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos. The weapons were recovered by men of the Area E command led by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Frank Mba. It was learnt that the weapons, which were hidden ... Read More »

Kidnappers Said They’ve Helped Politicians Win Elections, Vanguard Columnist, Donu Kogbara Narrates Her Ordeal With Kidnappers


Donu Kogbara, the Vanguard columnist, who was just released by kidnappers has narrated her ordeal to journalists in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, yesterday morning. “I was dumped in the middle of the creeks, leading to nowhere around 10 pm on Friday. And they forced an innocent fisherman to take ... Read More »

NYSC Secures Release Of Corps Members Detained By Police For Alleged Robbery In Niger


The National Youth Service Corps on Friday said it had secured the release of two out of three corps members detained by police in Niger over alleged armed robbery. The management of the corps said in a statement in Abuja that its findings revealed that the accusation levelled against the ... Read More »

Anyone Against MASSOB Should Vacate Igbo Land – Uwazuruike Orders

Ralph Uwazuruike

Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has declared that anyone that does not want the actualization of the group’s demand should leave Igbo land. He gave the directive after he reported at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the ... Read More »

IG Promotes Sergeant To Inspector For Making Bullet-proof Vest

policeman made bullet-proof vest

Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase has promoted a policeman from the rank of sergeant to Inspector for sewing a bullet-proof vest. Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed Mohammed, Monday decorated Godwin Hosea of the Bauchi State Police Command at the Police Headquarters in Bauchi, yesterday, commending him for displaying ... Read More »

Masquerades Invade Ondo Church, Beat Pastors


Four masquerades have reportedly invaded a Christ Apostolic Church in Epinmi Akoko in Ondo State, flogging two pastors as worshippers fled. One of the masquerades identified as Tunde Arohunmolase was, however, arrested while others fled after flogging the pastors and the worshipers. A Police source told Vanguard that the masquerades ... Read More »

Joint For unclad Teenage Female Dancers Busted In Asaba


An Asaba-based vigilance group has discovered a joint where female teenagers dance unclad and has arrested the operator of the joint. According to a report by PUNCH, the joint located in the Delta State capital, is an enclave for bizarre s*xual activities, especially at weekends. Confirming the arrest of the ... Read More »