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Police Bust Human Parts Dealers, Arrest 3


Operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos have smashed a syndicate that specialised in selling human parts, arresting three of its members. The suspects are two popular herbalists in Sagamu area and a mother of two whose husband was alleged to be a supplier of the human ... Read More »

Notorious Criminal, 4 Others Arrested In Bayelsa


Policemen attached to the Akenfa and Yenagoa Division of the Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested a notorious criminal, identified as John Brigidi, aka Timberland and four others in separate raids over alleged robbery, car theft and recruitment of youths into violent crimes in the state. John Brigidi was arrested ... Read More »

Man arrested for s*xually abusing mentally incapacitated wife


Security agents have arrested a U.S man for allegedly having s*x with wife who was in care at a nursing home and didn’t have the mental capacity to consent. Republican Henry Rayhons reportedly visited his wife at the Concord Care Center in May and her roommate reported “hearing noises indicating ... Read More »

Police To Enforce Law Against Smoking In Public Places


As the ban on public smoking yesterday became effective, Lagos State Police Command weekend said it had put everything in place to enforce ban on public smoking in the state. To ensure effective enforcement, the command in collaboration with British America Tobacco, BAT, organised a one-day sensitisation programme for senior ... Read More »

2 Killed, 14 Injured As Man Goes On Stabbing Rampage At Chinese Mall

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A knife-wielding man in a north-eastern Chinese city near the North Korean border went on a slashing spree, killing two people and injuring 14 others, a state broadcaster said. The attack at a shopping mall in the city of Yanji on Sunday was carried out by a local Chinese man ... Read More »

IBB Faults Deployment Of Military During Elections, Cautions FG On Negotiating With Boko Haram


Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (retd), has kicked against the use of soldiers for electoral duties, saying it would expose them to compromise, even as he advised against negotiating with Boko Haram because they have so far refused to ‘identify themselves’. IBB, who spoke to correspondents at his ... Read More »

Remove Our Names From Ekiti Election Petition, Abba, Minimah Urge Tribunal


The Police and the Nigerian Army on Friday asked the Ekiti State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal to strike out their names from the petition filed before it by the All Progressives Congress, APC. The two security agencies also denied the allegations of being used by the PDP and the Presidency to intimidate voters and ... Read More »

Family Of Five Found Dead In Abeokuta


A family of five including father, mother and their three children were yesterday found dead in their room at Temidire Community, in Sabo, Abeokuta North Local Government area of Ogun State. The incident which occurred at No 3, Ireti Akinbode area of the community involved the death of one Aliu ... Read More »

C/River Police Command Detain 12 SARS Operatives Over Extra-Judicial Killing Of Detainees


The Cross River State Police Command has disclosed that 12 officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are currently in detention over the alleged killing of six detainees including one Derek Maurice, a 300 level Accounting student of the University of Calabar in April, 2014. The State Police Public Relations ... Read More »

Security Guard r*pes 9-Yr-Old To Death In Enugu


The Enugu State Police Command has nabbed a 22-year-old security guard, identified as Gideon Musa, for defiling a nine-year-old girl to death in the state capital. According to reports, the suspect, who is a security guard near the victim’s house, took minor to a nearby bush where he had carnal ... Read More »

Police Stop APC Rally To Celebrate Aregbesola’s Re-Election In Ondo


The Ondo State Police Command yesterday stopped a rally organised to celebrate the re-election of Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. The rally was organised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo Central Senatorial District. Excited party loyalists stormed the Arcade Ground in Adegbemile, Akure, the take-off point for ... Read More »

JTF Bust Kidnappers Den In Bayelsa, Recover Arms Cache

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Operatives of the Joint Task Force, JTF, in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Pulo Shield, have destroyed a camp allegedly used as kidnappers’ den in the creek of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and recovered large cache of arms and ammunition. Spokesman of the force, Lt. Col ... Read More »

Rivers Chief Shoots Six People, Including Own Son – Police


The Police in Rivers State has arrested a local chief at Rumu-Ipirikom, Obio-Akpor local government area, for allegedly shooting six people including his own son. The chief, Anthony Owabie, was arrested alongside four others whose identities are yet to be ascertained, the state police command said in a statement, Wednesday. “The Rivers State Police ... Read More »

Brazilian Presidential Candidate Killed In Plane Crash

Eduardo Capos

Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos has reportedly been killed in the crash of his private jet in Sao Paulo. Campos, a socialist who has been running third in the polls ahead of the October presidential election in the country, was on board a jet that crashed into a gymnasium in ... Read More »

Three Guards Docked For Stealing Boss’ Property Worth N10m


Three security men, were on yesterday, brought before an Igbosere Magistrate’s court, for stealing properties worth N10 million from their employer. 36-year-old Benedict Abah, David Abah, 26 and Asukwo Aniekpeno Effiong, 28, are facing a two count charge, bordering on conspiracy and stealing, preferred against them by the police. The ... Read More »

Cannabis Found At Psychiatric Hospital In Wales


A cannabis factory has been found in the grounds of a psychiatric hospital in Wales. Detectives unexpectedly found 30 illegal plants in a disused ward in Whitchurch Hospital, Cardiff, while searching for a missing person. It is believed the dealer or gang responsible had also hooked up powerful ultraviolet lights ... Read More »

Osun Election: Police Withdraw Politicians’ Security Aides


Political office holders in Osun State, yesterday, had their orderlies withdrawn as The Police revealed that no voter would be allowed to go to the poling booth with police orderly or any security aide. Commissioner of Police in charge of Osun Governorship election, Mr Augustine Evbakhabokun disclosed this at a ... Read More »

Bayelsa Senator’s 90-Year-Old Mother Freed By Captors


Florentina Paulker, the 90-year-old mother of Senator Emmanuel Paulker, has been released by her abductors. The nonagenarian was kidnapped by gunmen for the second time on July 30. Mr. Paulker, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing Bayelsa Central, is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, Upstream. The ... Read More »

It Only Takes Minutes To Butcher Victims – Boko Haram Suspect


The Chief Butcher of the Boko Haram sect, Zakari Mohammed Ardo, yesterday, gave a chilling description of how the terrorist group used to slaughter people they capture, saying it only takes him two minutes to butcher victims and enemies condemned to death. Ardo, who had been reported in some media ... Read More »

63-year-old Man Slumps, Dies As He Finished Buying Beer In Ogun


A 63-year-old man, Izora Michael, Tuesday slumped and died shortly before drinking a bottle of beer at a beer parlour in Odeogun Quarters, Idi Iroko, Ogun State. Michael had barely bought the unnamed beer when he suddenly slumped, according to reports. The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi ... Read More »

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