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Police arrest 20 robbery, kidnap suspects


The Police Command in Rivers says it has arrested 20 suspected high profile criminals in the state and recovered 16 exotic vehicles from them.

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Need For State Police In Nigeria


Nothing better justifies the need to now collectively push for the establishment of state police in Nigeria than the current security challenges facing the country and for which the police now seems overwhelmed. It is now common knowledge that the security of life and properties of the citizens remains a cardinal objective of setting up a government.

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Ese Oruru leaves Kano for Abuja – Police

Ese Oruru

The police department in Kano, Zone 1 Police Command has confirmed that abducted Bayelsan teenager, Ese Oruru, is on her way to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

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Police nab child trafficking couple in Asaba


Operatives of the Delta State Police Command, have arrested a child trafficking couple, Emeka Odili and his lover simply identified as Blessing, for allegedly abducting a three year-old-boy, Chukwunalu Adikwu, with an intent of selling him.

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Police set to organize road safety seminar


The Oyo State Police Command Ibadan, Southwest, Nigeria have concluded arrangements to hold a road safety seminar in the ancient city.

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Lagos charges residents to assist police flush out criminals


The Lagos State Government has charged residents of the state to assist the police in flushing out bad eggs and criminal elements from their domains.

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Runaway pastor murdered wife with knife, police confirm


Henry Odion, the man who allegedly murdered his wife, Patience, in the presence of their six-month-old child in Benin, has been confirmed as ‎pastor of the Mountain of Victory and Fire Deliverance Ministry, Benin.

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Police seize 33 bags of marijuana, 34 bags of other hard drugs


The Kaduna State Police Command has intercepted 33 bags of Indian hemp and 34 baskets of hard drugs from various suspects within Kaduna town in northwest Nigeria.

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Our police, their servants: How Nigeria’s VIPs use police officers, others as domestic servants


A picture, they say, is worth a thousand words. Nowadays, it is also worth a thousand online shares and memes. In a picture that went viral last December, the wife of the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, was seen holding her hands in reverence during a Muslim prayer session. She was flanked by a man and three women, including her …

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Police detain officer for defiling girl, 7


The Ebonyi Police Command says it has detained an officer, Ndubisi Ewerem for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl. Commissioner of Police Peace Ibekwe-Abdallah, announced this on Monday in Abakaliki while briefing journalists.

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Police offer scholarship to four children of woman killed by cop


The Nigeria Police Force on Monday offered scholarship to four children of a woman, Comfort Idongesit Udoh, who was murdered by a trigger-happy police officer, Corporal Museliu Aremu, while demanding bribe from the woman’s husband in Lagos, western Nigeria, last year.

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I had sex with five dogs, boy, 18, tells police


Amid the fear of the Ebola virus in the country, it was with disbelief that residents of Iguosa community in Ovia North East Local Government Council of Edo State ran to an uncompleted building in the area to see an 18-year-old boy, simply identified as Ighodaro, making love to a dog .

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Drama As SSS, NSCDC Officials Engaged in Fisticuffs


It was an embarrassing show of shame yesterday as a uniformed official of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and that of State Security Services (SSS) threw heavy blows at each other over a disagreement. The incident which was witnessed by LEADERSHIP Friday took place in front of Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, opposite the Eagle Square, Central …

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2015 Polls: DSS Issues Last Warning To Politicians against Inciting Statements

SSS spokesman Marilyn Ogar

The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned politicians to desist from making inflammatory statements or face the full wrath of the law. The deputy director of public relations, Marilyn Ogar, in a statement made available to journalists yesterday, noted particularly the statement of a serving governor calling on men of the armed forces to rise up in protest against constituted …

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Army, police team up to rescue Mubi


Ajoint operation of the military and Mobile Police units known as ‘Operation Guerilla’, has been launched to recapture Vimtim, the hometown of the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex  Badeh, and  Mubi town from Boko Haram insurgents.

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Police quiz The Guardian reporter over Ebola


Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday, quizzed The Guardian reporter, Mr. Msugh Ityokura, over a report he had written on Ebola virus disease scare in both Nasarawa and Benue states respectively. The state Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Criminal Investigation Department, Mr. Tarfa, who sought to know the journalist’s source of information for the report, said the invitation …

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Police promote Mbu, 17 others AIGs


Controversial Police chief, Mbu Joseph Mbu was among the 18 Commissioners of Police elevated to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIGs on Wednesday. The promotion of Mbu who is currently the Commissioner of Police in charge of Federal Capital Territory was announced in a statement signed by Ferdinand U. Ekpe, spokesperson for Police Service Commission on Wednesday.

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Bauchi Bomb Explision: Suspect nabbed as casualty increases


ELEVEN people were confirmed dead in Friday night’s bomb explosion, which rocked a brothel, the People’s Hotel, at Bayan Gari area of Bauchi metropolis, while 28 others sustained varying degrees of injury in the attack, even as the police said they had arrested a suspect in connection with the incident. Sunday Tribune gathered that the explosion occurred at about 9:50pm, …

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Police arrest 20 suspected Boko Haram suspects in Enugu


TWENTY suspected members of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, were arrested in Enugu on Wednesday after a commercial bus conveying them was intercepted by security operatives. The bus was reportedly stopped at Obollo Afor in the Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State. It was learnt that the bus, with registration number AKD816XG, was conveying the alleged insurgents from …

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One dies as police attack Fayemi, supporters


Two weeks to the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State, violence again erupted on Sunday in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, resulting in the death of one, with many people injured.

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