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    IGP to police officers: Be respectful while enforcing lockdown order

IGP to police officers: Be respectful while enforcing lockdown order

Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police, has directed state commissioners to monitor the conduct of police officers deployed to enforce the lockdown order. On Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a two-week lockdown of Abuja, Lagos and Ogun to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Before the presidential directive, some state governments had shut their borders and declared a curfew to prevent the spread [...]

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    Lagos CP: UBER passenger jumped into lagoon to escape justice

Lagos CP: UBER passenger jumped into lagoon to escape justice

Hakeem Odumosu, Lagos state commissioner of police, says Princewill David, the UBER passenger who jumped into the lagoon, was trying to escape justice for killing his girlfriend. Speaking on Thursday at the command's headquarters in Ikeja, the police commissioner said David killed his girlfriend after a disagreement between them in a hotel. The incident happened two weeks after Daibo Davies, a resident [...]

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    Police parade ‘attackers’ of emir of Potiskum

Police parade ‘attackers’ of emir of Potiskum

The police on Thursday paraded suspects "involved in the attack" on Umaru Bubaram, emir of Potiskum in Yobe. At least six aides of the first-class king were killed when his convoy was attacked along the Kaduna-Zaria highway  in December. Bubaram narrated how he slept in the bush overnight after the gunmen shot sporadically for two hours. He said 105 persons are suspected kidnappers, [...]

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    Six pregnant women rescued from ‘baby factory’ in Ogun

Six pregnant women rescued from ‘baby factory’ in Ogun

The Ogun state police command says it rescued 12 women, with six of them pregnant, from a baby factory in the state. Last Wednesday, the Rivers state police command said it rescued 24 babies and four pregnant girls from a ''baby factory'' in the state. In a statement on Thursday, Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the Ogun command, said the "factory" was uncovered on [...]

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    Ronaldinho held by police in Paraguay over ‘fake passport’

Ronaldinho held by police in Paraguay over ‘fake passport’

Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, former Brazilian professional footballer better known as Ronaldinho, is being held by police in Paraguay for allegedly using a fake passport to enter the country. It was gathered that the former AC Milan and Barcelona forward was in Asunción, capital city of Paraguay, for a charity event when police visited his hotel suite, where they found the alleged [...]

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    Ohanaeze to IGP: Police silent while herdsmen carry AK-47 rifles in Anambra

Ohanaeze to IGP: Police silent while herdsmen carry AK-47 rifles in Anambra

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has accused law enforcement agencies of ignoring reports of herdsmen moving around with AK-47 rifles in a community in Anambra state. In a petition to Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation said the story would have been different if those carrying guns were members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The petition dated March 3 and [...]

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    Another Uber passenger plunges into the lagoon — but gets rescued

Another Uber passenger plunges into the lagoon — but gets rescued

A young man, who reportedly ordered Uber, a car hailing service, from the Igando area of Lagos on Wednesday, reportedly plunged into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge. The incident happened two weeks after Daibo Davies, a resident of 17, Sosanya street, Soluyi, Gbagada, Lagos, also dived into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge. But unlike Davies who lost his life, [...]

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    24 babies, four pregnant girls rescued in Rivers ‘baby factory’

24 babies, four pregnant girls rescued in Rivers ‘baby factory’

The Rivers state police command says it rescued 24 babies and four pregnant girls from a baby factory in the state. Speaking on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, the state capital, Mustapha Dandaura, the commissioner of police, said the factory was uncovered during a covert operation into the activities of the centre. Represented by Nnamdi Omoni, the command spokesperson, Dandaura said the eagle [...]

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    Police disband squad blamed for death of Ogun footballer

Police disband squad blamed for death of Ogun footballer

The Nigerian Police Force has disbanded its zonal intervention squad in Ogun state over the killing of Tiamiyu Kazeem, a Remo Stars FC player. Men of the squad were said to have arrested the deceased before he died under controversial circumstances. Mohammed Adamu, the inspector general of police, announced that the squad had been disbanded after he accompanied Dapo Abiodun, governor of [...]

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    Two policemen shot dead at Ondo checkpoint

Two policemen shot dead at Ondo checkpoint

At least two policemen were killed after gunmen struck at a checkpoint in Irele local government area of Ondo state. According to Femi Joseph, spokesman of the Ondo police command, the two officers were killed at the checkpoint along Ajagba road, on Monday. He said investigations have commenced to unravel the cause of the attack. Joseph added that the officer who sustained injuries [...]

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    Police kill ‘kidnapper’, rescue victim in Katsina

Police kill ‘kidnapper’, rescue victim in Katsina

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    Report: ‘Yahoo boys’ murdered Aso Rock official after police ‘betrayed’ her

Report: ‘Yahoo boys’ murdered Aso Rock official after police ‘betrayed’ her

Laetitia Dagan, an assistant director at the state house, was murdered by 'Yahoo boys' after the police allegedly betrayed her, THISDAY reports. 'Yahoo boys' is a terms used to describe those who engage in advanced fee fraud. Dagan, 47, was killed about 11pm on Monday at her residence in Abuja. According to the newspaper, the late director was uncomfortable when she found out [...]

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    Man arrested over murder of Aso Rock official

Man arrested over murder of Aso Rock official

The police have announced the arrest of one Edirin Ohonre who is suspected to have been involved in the killing of Laetitia Dagan, a state house official. In a statement on Wednesday, Anjuguri Manzah, spokesman of the federal capital territory (FCT) police command, said the suspect is currently being interrogated. Dagan, who was assistant director of administration at Aso Rock, Nigeria’s seat of [...]

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    Oluwo: Why I beat up another monarch at peace meeting

Oluwo: Why I beat up another monarch at peace meeting

Abdulrasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwo, has explained why he engaged in a brawl with another monarch during a peace meeting. There were reports that Akanbi attacked Dhikrulahi Akinropo, agbowu of Ogbagba, over a disagreement during a meeting convened by the assistant inspector-general of Police (AIG), Zone 11, to resolve a prolonged land dispute among the monarchs in the Osun west senatorial [...]

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    Police arraign Abuja bank robbery suspects

Police arraign Abuja bank robbery suspects

The Police have arraigned five suspects arrested in connection to a robbery operation at a bank in Mpape area of the federal capital territory (FCT), Abuja. The suspects -- Ehizo Larry, Princewill Obinna, Elijah David, Timothy Joe, and Ernest Ewin -- were arraigned before Ajoke Adepoju, judge of a federal capital territory high court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja. They all pleaded [...]

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    Megan Thee Stallion addresses 2015 arrest after mugshot resurfaces

Megan Thee Stallion addresses 2015 arrest after mugshot resurfaces

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