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IG Abbah Breached The Law By Withdrawing My Security Details – Tambuwal

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Speaker, House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal has reacted to the withdrawal of his security details by the acting Inspector General of Police, Sulaiman Abba, saying the police chief breached the law by giving such order. Tambuwal had on Wednesday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives ... Read More »

Defection: Police Withdraws Tambuwal’s Security Details


Speaker House of Assembly Aminu Tambuwal’s defection to the All progressives Congress (APC) has continued getting kickbacks from different quarters, the latest being the Police. The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, Thursday ordered that the policemen attached to the office of the Speaker be withdrawn. According to a statement ... Read More »

Child Bride: Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For 14-year-old Charged For Killing 35-year-old Husband


Nigerian prosecutors want a 14-year-old girl sentenced to death for allegedly murdering her 35-year-old husband and his friends by putting rat poison in their food. The 14-year-old suspect Wasila Tasi’u, who hails from a poor northern Nigeria family, was forced to marry 35-year-old Umaru Sani in April. During the small ... Read More »

Why We Withdrew Tambuwal’s Security Details – Nigeria Police


Following his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on whose platform he was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has redeployed security details comprising policemen attached to Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal. There were speculations on ... Read More »

Boko Haram Kills Again In Borno, Torches Police Station

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Attacks by suspected Boko Haram terrorists continued on Monday despite ongoing truce talks, with police station, government lodge and other public buildings and over 250 vehicles set ablaze in Kukawa town, the headquarters of Kukawa local government area of Borno State. “The insurgents burnt down the Kukawa Divisional Police station ... Read More »

6 Oil Workers, 4 Policemen Abducted By Pirates In Bayelsa

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Suspected sea pirates have reportedly abducted six oil workers and four policemen in separate attacks in Nembe council area of Bayelsa State. “Policemen escorting Agip barge were attacked on Friday,” reports Vanguard, citing a security source. According to the report, gunmen had on Friday seized a gunboat belonging to the ... Read More »

Former NBA President, Wali Released By Kidnappers After 13 Days


The immediate past National President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Okey Wali, SAN, has been released after 13 days in the kidnappers’ den. According to the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ahmad Muhammad, Wali was released Thursday night. He however did not say if a ransom was ... Read More »

Petroleum Minister Allison-Madueke’s Sister Kidnapped In Port Harcourt


The sister of Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke has been kidnapped in Port Harcourt, police said Friday. Osio Agama was kidnapped at gunpoint on Tuesday night, as she approached her car, according to the State police spokesman Ahmad Muhammad. According to him, police are at a loss as to why the ... Read More »

Delta Council Poll: We’re Prepared To Deal Ruthlessly With Troublemakers – Police


The Delta State Police Command on Thursday said it had uncovered plans by some miscreants to foment trouble during Saturday’s local government election in the state. In a statement in Asaba, the office of the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, said the police command was prepared to checkmate the activities ... Read More »

Police Foil Attack By Ex-militants To Blow Up Bridge In Akwa-Ibom


The Akwa Ibom Police Command on Thursday said it had foiled An attempt by two ex-militants to blow up the Calabar/Itu bridge on Oct. 5 was foiled by the police in Akwa Ibom State, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. “On Sept. 20, the command received information that a group ... Read More »

Police Sergeant Dies In Lagos During Promotional Exam


A policeman has slummed and died in Lagos during the ongoing Police promotional examination to the rank of Sergeant and Inspector at the Police College, Ikeja. The Police Sergeant, identified as Lekan was attached to the Oyo State Police Command. He reportedly wrote the promotional examination last week, although he ... Read More »

More Than 10 Teenage Girls Killed In Kano Boat Mishap


15 teenagers, who were mostly girls between the ages of 8 and 14, on Tuesday lost their lives in Kano, following a boat mishap at Jobawa village, Garin Mallam Local Government Area, Kano State. The girls were said to be on a trading mission. The victims were said to have ... Read More »

Thunder Kills Teenagers In Ogun


Three teenagers were struck dead by thunder on Sunday, at Ijale Ijaka Street in Ijoun, Ayetoro area in Yewa South local government area of Ogun State, during a heavy rainfall. The teenagers were 13-year-old Sunday Mulero, Dare Olaifa and Sodiq Segun, who were both 15. The Police Public Relations Officer ... Read More »

Rivers Police Says Search For Kidnapped Ex-NBA President Underway


The Rivers Police Command said on Monday it was conducting search for the abducted former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Okey Wali. The spokesperson of the command, Ahmad Muhammad, said in Port Harcourt that Mr. Wali, the immediate past president of the NBA, was abducted on Saturday. He said ... Read More »

Fayose’s Inauguration: Police Ready To Stop Arms Flow, Violence


Men of the Ekiti State Police Command have been put on alert ahead of the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Mr. Ayodele Fayose on Thursday, as intelligence reports reveal that some hoodlums were allegedly being recruited to disrupt the event. Anti-riot policemen have therefore been stationed at all the entry points ... Read More »

Ekiti Court Violence: SANs Drag Fayose, PDP Before NHRC

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Following violence at the Ekiti State High Court last month, Senior Advocates of Nigeria Quakers and M.J. Onigbanjo have dragged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Ekiti State governor-elect, Ayodele Fayose, to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)over alleged violation of their right to practice as lawyers. Suspected political ... Read More »

Gunmen Kill Ex-Kano MILAD’s Daughter In Warri

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The Police in Delta State on Saturday confirmed the killing by armed robbers of Frances, the daughter of a former NFA Chairman and ex-MILAD of Kano State, Brig General Dominic Oneya (retd.) in Warri on Friday. The spokesman for the Delta State Police Command, Celestina Kalu, disclosed that Frances was ... Read More »

Police Corporal, 4 Others Arrested For Gang-r*ping Teenager In Kano


Men of the Kano State Police Command have arrested a police orderly attached to the Executive Chairman of Kabo Local Government Council of the state for allegedly gang-r*ping a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint. The Corporal, whose identity the State Command has so far kept secret was arrested with four others, ... Read More »

Fulani Herdsmen Slaughter Two Teenage Girls In Benue


Suspected Fulani herdsmen have again unleashed terror on Benue communities, reportedly slaughtering two teenage girls on Friday. Another teenager was also said to have been inflicted with life-threatening injuries by the group of armed men, who attacked Zongo village in Guma Local Government Area of Benue state. The three teenagers ... Read More »

Police Arrest Pastor Over Teenager’s Death In Delta


The Delta State police command has arrested a court registrar, Pastor Jonathan Ojigbo in connection with the death of a teenage boy, Evi Samson at Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Celestina Kalu, who confirmed the arrest on Saturday, said, “One Samson Uwhemw of Erovie ... Read More »

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