Category: Crime & Conflict

Oyo-Police

Akwa Ibom: Gunmen Kills 5 as Commissioner Escapes Death

Suspected hired gunmen on Sunday attacked the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Udoh Ekpenyong in his residence at Ikot Oku...

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Ijaw Group Raises Alarm, Says Wanted Militant Sill Has Cache of Arms

BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Port Harcourt• A pan-Ijaw group, Peremabiri Development Association (PDA), on Sunday challenged dreaded ex-militant leader, Paul Eris popularly...

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Group Commends Nigerian Military, Says OPSH Brought Peace

 BY SULE ADAMSON in Jos• Coalition of Civil Society for Peace and Good Governance (COSPAG), on Sunday, commended the Commander of the Special Military Task Force...

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Mediterranean Sea: Nigeria Confirms Death of 26 Migrants, Commiserates with Victims’ Families

BY CHUKS NNOCHIRI in Abuja• Nigerian government on Wednesday confirmed the death of 26 Nigerians that lost their lives under yet to be explained circumstances in the...

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Fake Woman Retired Director Discovered in Kano Civil Service

BY AMINU ASKIRA in Kano• Chairman of Kano State Civil Servants Screening Committee, Dr. Suleiman Wali Sani on Wednesday said that his Committee has discovered a...

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NSCDC Officers Arrested in Kano over Sell of Confiscated Fake Drugs

BY AMINU ASKIRA in Kano• For selling expired and confiscated drugs in the popular Sabon Gari drug market, two security officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil...

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Niger Delta Militants to Resume Attacks, Warns there will Be Blood

To the international oil companies working in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, a militant cease-fire is officially over, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) said Friday....

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I killed My Uncle in Attempt to Rape Me, 22-year-old Lady Confesses

The police in Enugu are holding a 22-YEAR-old lady, identified as Tina Rebecca Sunday, after confessing of killing her uncle, one Friday Mathew. The incident occurred in...

Boko Haram fighters

Boko Haram Relocating to Adamawa, LG Boss Alerts Military

•BY EMMANUEL SANI in Yola• Nigerian Military, which has been waging war Boko Haram, has been alerted that members of the terrorist group, which formerly operated in...

Nigerian-Military

Nigerian Military Launches Operation ‘Octopus Grip’ in Niger Delta

Deploys seven ships, 37 gunboats for operation• CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Yenagoa• Despite its criticisms and unpopularity, Nigerian military has continued its operations...

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EKITI: Unidentified Man Found Dead in Osekita

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ekiti• A yet to be identified man was killed at Osekita area of Iworoko-Ekiti in Ekiti State. Some witnesses have attributed his death to a clash...

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Late Director was Last Paid December, Says Kogi Govt

Owed eight months salary arrears•  BY JIMO ADEKOLA in Lokoja• Following the emotional outburst, the Kogi State Government has said the late director in the state...

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Youths in Anambra on Rampage as Local Vigilante Kills Man Days to Wedding

BY OSOLOKA NNAMDI in Awka• Youths in Ogbunike community, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State on Wednesday went on rampage, destroying properties following the...

Gov-Ajimobi

Threat to Life: Ibadan Family Heads Cry out to Buhari

BY BIODUN AJASA in Ibadan• Family Heads, also known as the Council of Ibadan Authentic Mogajis have raised the alarm that unknown persons are threatening their lives...

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Court Convicts Man to Life Imprisonment for Rape

BY AKPAN ETIM in Uyo• An Uyo High Court, Akwa Ibom State capital, has condemned a middle-aged man, Godwin Ime Alex, to life imprisonment for raping a young girl, Miss....

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DELTA: Court Commits Farmer to Death by Hanging for Stealing N170, Nokia Phone

BY CHIADI ORHORHA in Asaba• A Delta State High Court sitting at Ozoro has sentenced a 38-year-old farmer, Francis Williams, to death by hanging for robbing his victims...

Gov Yahaya Bello

Kogi House: IPC Slams Continuous Attack on Journalists By Securitymen

PRESS RELEASE• The continuous attack on journalists by security men attached to the Kogi State Government House has been totally condemned. According to media reports,...

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Police Confirm Recovering of Weapons from Nnamdi Kanu’s Home

BY OMERE NWOGU in Umuahia• Following copious denials, the Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Mr. Anthony Ogbizi, has confirmed that lethal weapons, including petrol...

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Stop Senate from Probing Me, IG Prays Court

BY ADAKU Adindu in Abuja
 • Nigeria’s embattled Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has asked the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court for an...

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Prostitution: Dozens Arrested in Sting Operation in Texas

Dozens of people have been arrested in connection with a street-level prostitution ring operating in north Harris County, Texas, according to the Precinct 4...