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Police upholds protest ban in Kaduna as El-Zakzaky appears in court
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Police upholds protest ban in Kaduna as El-Zakzaky appears in court

The leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria otherwise known as Shiites, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky As the trial of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Ibrahim El-Zakzaky holds in Kaduna on Wednesday, November 7, the state police command has reiterated its stance of barring protest by individuals and groups from […]

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Police arrests housemaid who murdered Lagos businessman

The cook who allegedly murdered a Lagos businessman and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Ope Bademosi, in the early hours of Wednesday 31 October has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command. The suspect identified as Sunday Afoubhale allegedly killed Bademosi at his residence at Onikoyi […]

Shooting at toddler’s Texas birthday party leaves 4 dead
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Shooting at toddler’s Texas birthday party leaves 4 dead

dispute between members of two families at a toddler's first birthday party in Texas erupted into gunfire. A dispute between members of two families at a toddler’s first birthday party in Texas erupted into gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth wounded, police confirmed Sunday. The fight broke out […]

Ondo police arrest masquerader for stabbing man to death
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Ondo police arrest masquerader for stabbing man to death

[FILE PHOTO] masquerades The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday said its had arrested a masquerader and one of his followers for allegedly stabbing to death a 30-year-old man who refused to give them money. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Olugbenga Adeyanju, told newsmen that the masquerader, […]

Policemen bar journalists from covering Kaduna APC senatorial primaries
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Policemen bar journalists from covering Kaduna APC senatorial primaries

Nigeria Police Some security personnel on Saturday bared journalists from covering the APC senatorial primary election in Zaria, Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the team of journalists who converged on the venue of the primary election were completely denied access by the security personnel. The […]

Crisis-hit Cameroon city locked down in poll run-up
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Crisis-hit Cameroon city locked down in poll run-up

This areal view taken on October 5, 2018 shows the city of Buea, the capital of Cameroon's majority English-speaking southwest region, on October 05, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR “It’s risky to walk in Mile-16. If the police find you there, they’ll shoot you,” says a bus driver […]

Police allegedly harass Saraki, Dino Melaye, others during Osun election protest
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Police allegedly harass Saraki, Dino Melaye, others during Osun election protest

The Nigerian Police Force on Friday allegedly harassed members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during their protest against the just concluded Osun state governorship election. The protest was led by leaders of the PDP including the president of the Nigerian Senate Bukola, Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal, senators […]

How we foiled proscribed IPOB’s sit-at-home order – CP
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How we foiled proscribed IPOB’s sit-at-home order – CP

[File] PHOTO: TWITTER Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmallam, on Saturday revealed that inter-agencies synergy and engagement of stakeholders made foiled the sit-at-home order by the terrorist organization, IPOB, last weekend. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) declared sit-at-home […]

Police arrest 23 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers in Nasarawa
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Police arrest 23 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers in Nasarawa

Nasarawa<br />Photo: Wikipedia The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested 23 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers in August, the Commissioner of Police, Yahaya Bello, said on Friday. Bello told newsmen in Lafia that the suspects were arrested following distress calls and privileged information from courageous members of the public. […]

Police raid Edwin Clark’s residence
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Police raid Edwin Clark’s residence

Edwin Kiagbodo Clark A former Federal Commissioner for Information and the Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Clark residence in Abuja was on Tuesday raided by Nigeria Police. The Policemen arrived the Asokoro residence of Chief Clark at 1.30pm left the premises 2.30pm. They searched all the rooms of the Elder […]

Police nab mad couple with human parts under bridge in Lagos
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Police nab mad couple with human parts under bridge in Lagos

Nigeria Police Detectives attached to Ijanikin Police Station, Lagos State Command, have arrested a mad couple with various human parts residing under a bridge at Cele NICA bus-stop, Ojo on the Mile 2 – Badagary expressway. The incident caused huge panic as residents besieged the place to catch a glimpse […]

Former police boss calls for capacity building for SARS operatives
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Former police boss calls for capacity building for SARS operatives

[file] Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) A former Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawrence Alobi, on Sunday in Abuja, called for a robust capacity building on democratic policing for men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that then Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, […]