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Police Deny Prosecuting Nyanya Bombing Suspect


The Nigeria Police High Command has described recent media reports that it mishandled the prosecution of Nyanya bombing suspect, Aminu Ogwuche. A Federal High Court in Abuja had earlier in the week struck out the case against the suspect for lack of diligent prosecution by the police. The police however ... Read More »

Insecurity: Police To Conduct Mock Security Exercise In Abuja Thursday


The police authorities on Wednesday announced that it would be conducting a mock security exercise in Abuja on Thursday. A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu said: “This is to inform members of the public that the Nigeria Police Force, in conjunction with other security agencies will ... Read More »

No Deaths In Calabar PDP Secretariat Explosion – Police


The Cross River Police command has confirmed that an explosion occurred in the early hours of Monday at the State Secretariat of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Cross River. This was confirmed in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Hogan Bassey, and made available to the ... Read More »

Breaking News: 30 Feared Killed As Female Suicide Bombers Hit Maiduguri Market


About 30 persons have been reported killed in a twin market blast in Maiduguri on Tuesday, as two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in the crowded market. The market bomb was detonated by a female suicide bomber at the northern flank of the market, while the one on Baban ... Read More »

Fake Suicide Bomber Arrested In Kano


Police in Kano State have arrested a fake female suicide bomber, following a bomb scare in the commercial city of Kano. The incident occurred around 12.30p.m. on Monday, when the police guard on duty at the Kwali Police Division suspected a strange middle-aged woman in Burqa heading to the station, ... Read More »

Scores Killed As Fulani Mercenaries Attack Nasarawa Village


Scores have been reported killed by gunmen suspected to be Fulani mercenaries, following an attack on Digan Dogo in Kadarko community of Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Saturday morning. Several people were also said to have been injured. The mercenaries, who besieged Kadarko at around 5:30 a.m, started ... Read More »

NASS Crisis: Police Arrest Seven Suspects Over Attack On Mark’s Aide


Seven hoodlums that assaulted and broke the leg of the police aide-de-camp to the Senate President, David Mark, during the scuffle at the National Assembly on Thursday have been arrested, Police have said. Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, disclosed this to journalists at the Force headquarters, Abuja on Friday. ... Read More »

Police Invasion Of NASS Abuse Of Democracy, Says Saraki


As reactions continue to trail the fracas that ensued at the National Assembly on Thursday between some members of the House of Representatives and the Police, a former Governor of Kwara State, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has added his voice to the debate. Saraki, who now represents Kwara Central Senatorial District ... Read More »

PDP Gives Police 72hrs To Investigate National Assembly Siege


The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Inspector General of Police to investigate the circumstances that led to the shameful incident at the National Assembly on Thursday in the next 72 hours. According to a statement by PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa ... Read More »

Governor Aliyu Apologises To David Mark Over Notorious Behaviour Of Lawmaker Representing Niger


Niger State Governor Muazu Babangida Aliyu has apologised to the Senate President, David Mark over the unruly behaviour of a lawmaker representing zone A of his state. The lawmaker was said to have attacked the Senate President during the rowdy session at the National Assembly on Thursday which led to ... Read More »

NASS Crisis: Jonathan Responsible For Police Attack On Lawmakers– Tinubu

Bola Tinubu

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu has blamed the action of police officers, who reportedly attacked members of the National Assembly, Thursday, on President Goodluck Jonathan. In his reaction on Friday, Tinubu alleged that everything that happened on Thursday was well planned out by the ... Read More »

Police Investigating National Assembly Crisis – Inspector General


The Inspector General of police Suleimam Abba, on Friday, said that the Police had started investigating what led to the incident at the national assembly on Thursday. “Who did what and who didn’t ‎do what will be disclosed to you later. You know we work with investigations, investigations are going ... Read More »

National Assembly Crisis: IGP Snubs Reps Summons, Sends Representatives


The House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba to explain the reason behind the action of policemen at the National Assembly Complex on Thursday. But he failed to appear and send representatives instead, to the chagrin of the lawmakers. Policemen had ... Read More »

Sagay, Lawyers Condemn Police Action At National Assembly


A constitutional lawyer, Itse Sagay, has condemned Thursday’s action by the police at the National Assembly complex. There was chaos when the police locked the gates of the National Assembly against the Speaker of the House, Aminu Tambuwal, and some legislators who wanted to gain entrance. Some of the lawmakers ... Read More »

CNPP Slams Police Over Conduct At The National Assembly Complex, Calls For Sack Of IGP


Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) has condemned the action of the police at the National Assembly complex, where tear gas was used against honourable members of the House of Representatives. The group therefore call on President Goodluck Jonathan to sack the Police boss Suleiman Abba. In a statement by ... Read More »

Man Commits Suicide At Ondo Church


A 24-year-old man has taken his own life at a church in Owo area of Ondo State. The man identified as Lanre Falodu, was reported to have committed suicide at the premises of a church where he was taken for deliverance. The deceased’s brother took him to the church located ... Read More »

FG To Be Blamed For Crisis In Nasarawa – Tsav


Former Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav says renewed violence in Nasarawa State was as a result of the federal government’s failure to prosecute the murderers of 74 security operatives who were killed in Alakyo in 2013. “The renewed violence in Nasarawa State resulting in the death of ... Read More »

DSS, Police, Army Demand Installation Of CCTVs In Yobe Schools


The military, Police and State Security Services in Yobe State on Sunday stressed the need to install Close Circuit Television cameras to monitor movements in schools in the state. State Director, National Orientation Agency, Malam Wakil Kaku, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Damaturu. “The ... Read More »

Suicide Bomber Kills 6 In New Attack On Kano Filling Station


A suspected suicide bomber Friday hit a filling station along Maiduguri road in Kano, killing at least six people, reports online news medium Premium Times, citing Police. Kano State police commissioner, Adenrele Shinaba informed the news medium that the terrorist who detonated the bomb arrived the scene of the bombing ... Read More »

Bauchi: Police Arrest Teacher For Extorting Money By Claiming To Be A Terrorist


A 36-year-old teacher, identified as Auwal Adamu, has been arrested by men of the Bauchi State Police Command for allegedly intimidating and extorting money from residents in the state by threatening to kill them. According to the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, Adamu would threaten residents under ... Read More »