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Police Foil Attempt To Raze Traditional Ruler’s Palace In Bayelsa, Arrest 32 Suspects


The Police in Bayelsa on Wednesday arrested 32 suspects in connection with an attempt to raze the palace of the traditional ruler of Oruma Community in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Hillary Okpara, told newsmen that 14 of the suspects were apprehended for alleged cultism while 18 ... Read More »

ABUJA EXPLOSION: Security Forces May Have Recovered The Body Of Bomber Of Nyanya Bus Park [PHOTO]


The Counter-Terrorism Unit (CTU) of the Nigerian security forces may have identified and recovered the body of the suspected bomber who set-off the bomb at the Nyanya bus park in Abuja, This Day reports. The explosion hit the busy commuter bus station around 6.30am on April 14, Monday, killing at least 71 people ... Read More »

Governors Have Great Roles To Play In Ending Insurgency – AIG


The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Mamman Tsafe, weekend, attributed the persistence of insurgency in some parts of the country to the refusal of governors to provide required support for security agencies/was responsible for the continued mayhem by the Boko Haram insurgents in parts of the ... Read More »

PHOTOS: President Jonathan And Senate President David Mark Visit Abuja Explosion Victims At Asokoro Hospital.


Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has today visited the Nyanya bomb blast scene and then headed to Asokoro Hospital to see the victims of the explosion. “Though we lost quite a number of people, we condole with our country men and women,” president said. He also commended the security services ‎for their prompt ... Read More »

Driver Stabbed To Death By Lover


A 32-year-old driver simply identified as Felix has been allegedly stabbed to death by his lover, Fasilat, in Ikare Akoko area of Ondo State. According to reports, the deceased was until his death the Deputy Chairman of the Abuja unit of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Ikare ... Read More »

70-year-old HIV Positive Man Arrested For Defiling Teenager


Police in Plateau State have arrested a 70-year-old man for defiling a 13-year-old girl in Barkin Ladi Local Government of the state. The man (name withheld) was said to have r*ped the girl last Thursday. The suspect who is now cooling his heels in police net was also said to ... Read More »

Medical Doctor Arrested By NSCDC For Helping Wife Write UTME


A medical doctor (name withheld) has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for alleged impersonation and examination malpractice. The NSCDC Commandant in Jigawa State, Mr Muhammad Gidado, told newsmen in Dutse that the doctor in question works with Gumel General Hospital in Gumel Local Government ... Read More »

Police Arrest 5, Including 2 Women With Human Skulls In Ogun


Five suspected ritualists, including two women, were yesterday arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for being in possession of human head and other body parts in Joju area of Ota, Ado Odo-Ota local government. The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement, said the suspects ... Read More »

2 Killed As Suspected Kidnappers, Policemen Exchange Fire In Delta


Remnants of the suspected Delta State kidnap kingpin, Kelvin Oniarah, currently facing trial, weekend engaged the police and soldiers in a shoot out in Kokori, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, leading to the death of two of the gunmen. Tension was said to have reigned in the community ... Read More »

How My Sister Sold Me With Pregnancy For N100,000 — Victim


A 23-year-old pregnant woman, Jennifer Ogbonna, raised the emotion of people recently at Zone 2, Police Headquarters, Abeokuta, Ogun State, when she narrated how her sister tricked her into slavery and sold her off with her 7-month old pregnancy. She was then transported from Aba to Abeokuta after a couple ... Read More »

Police Confirm Two Killed In Renewed Attack On Benue Communities


The Police in Benue have confirmed that two persons were killed in renewed attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen against Tiv farmers in three communities in the Logo Local Government Area of Benue on Friday. The Police Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ezeala, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the suspects ... Read More »

Female Kidnapper Set Ablaze By Mob In Ilorin


An irate mob Friday lynched a middle-aged woman suspected to be a kidnapper in Ilorin, Kwara state capital, after she allegedly snatched a toddler from her mother. It was gathered that the woman, whose identity could not be ascertained, was stri*ped following accusations that she stole the toddler and was ... Read More »

6 Killed By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen In Benue


Suspected Fulani herdsmen, Thursday evening invaded the home town of Governor Gabriel Suswam; Anyii, killing six persons. The Fulani militia numbering over 100 was said to have also attacked Chembe, Ifer and Tse Gundu, Anawah settlement at Ukemberaga/Tswarev ward of Logo local government area. One of the fleeing natives told ... Read More »

Child Bride, 14, Admits Using Rat Poison To Kill Husband In Kano

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A 14-year-old girl in Kano has confessed to killing the man she was forced to marry, police say. Wasilu Umar, a child bride, admitted killing her husband, who was more than twice her age, by concealing rat poison in his food, the Kano State Police Command said. Three other people ... Read More »

Unemployed Graduate Causes Stir In Akwa Ibom As He Attempts Suicide


The term frustration was yesterday put in proper context when an unemployed graduate of mechanical engineering from the Ekiti State University, Mr. Sunday Omotayo, was prevented by police and Nigeria Prisons officials from committing suicide. Omotayo, who created a minor scene along Wellington Bassey Way, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, ... Read More »

One Killed, 15 Injured In Ondo As Violence Mars APC Primaries


Factional crisis continue rocking the All Progressive Congress, APC,  Ondo State, deepening yesterday as one Bosun Adegorola was shot dead and 15 others were seriously injured during the ward congresses across the state. Gunshots were heard across the state as factions of the party engaged themselves in supremacy battle. Police ... Read More »

Court Sentences 2 Teenagers To Community Service Over Stealing


An Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday sentenced two teenagers — Waliu Ikudaisi and Ayodele Gafaru — to a 24-hour community service for allegedly stealing clothes valued at N100,000. The Magistrate, Mrs A.S. Odusanya, said she decided to sentence the teenagers because they had been kept in prison ... Read More »

Movie Shooting Goes Bloody In Kwara


One person was on Monday evening reported dead at Tanke Area of Ilorin, Kwara State in a brawl that broke out during a movie shooting. The State Commissioner of Police, Ambrose Aisabo, who confirmed this on Tuesday, said several others sustained injuries during the pandemonium. According to him, some suspected ... Read More »

Gunmen Kill 10, Raze 20 Houses In Taraba

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Gunmen, Tuesday killed 10 people in Jibu village in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State, State Police Command has confirmed. ASP Joseph Kwaji, police spokesman, told newsmen in Jalingo, the state capital, that the suspected assailants also burnt more than 20 houses. “Yes, I can confirm to you that ... Read More »

Waste Agency Hacks Teenager To Death In Enugu


The family of a 16-year old Secondary School student was Tuesday thrown into mourning by the enforcement team of the Enugu State Waste Management Authority, (ESWAMA), who allegedly hacked the boy to death for resisting arrest by the officials. The young student whose name was given as Chidiebere Ede is ... Read More »

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