Monday, July 22, 2019

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    Police: We are not in partnership with any firm for background checks

Police: We are not in partnership with any firm for background checks

The police say they are not planning to conduct any background checks on individuals and entities in partnership with Ace of Spades Consult Nigeria Limited.The police said this in reaction to reports that they would be conducting background checks from July 1 on individuals and legal entities through a dedicated website.Frank Mba, force public relations officer, said the claim [...]

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    ‘Nigeria is one of the most beautiful places to live in’ — police reject UK warning

‘Nigeria is one of the most beautiful places to live in’ — police reject UK warning

Frank Mba, force public relations officer, says Nigeria is one of the most beautiful places to live in.Mba, who was reacting to a travel advisory the UK authorities issued to British citizens, said despite the security challenges in Nigeria, the country is peaceful.The foreign commonwealth office had listed 21 of the 36 states in the country as safe but the force [...]

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    How Osun LG worker was shot dead by ‘robbers’ on Ife-Ibadan expressway

How Osun LG worker was shot dead by ‘robbers’ on Ife-Ibadan expressway

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen, on Wednesday, attacked passengers on the Ife-Ibadan expressway, killing one person.The deceased was identified as Adenipekun Ademiju, a worker in the Atakumosa west local government area of Osun state.He was in a vehicle heading to Ibadan, Oyo state, when the attackers struck around Ikire, a community along the expressway.According to a witness, the attackers shot indiscriminately [...]

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    EXTRA: Ekiti pastor ‘kidnaps self’, demands N3m from congregation

EXTRA: Ekiti pastor ‘kidnaps self’, demands N3m from congregation

Adewuyi Adegoke (pictured left), a pastor at Methodist Church, Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state, has been arrested by the police for allegedly organising his own kidnap.TheCable gathered that Adegoke had arranged with one Oluwadare Sunday to demand N3 million ransom from his congregation.He reportedly went into hiding on Sunday evening while there were reports that he was abducted between Esa-Oke [...]

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    Police nab ‘wanted cult leader’ in Lagos, recover weapons

Police nab ‘wanted cult leader’ in Lagos, recover weapons

The Lagos state police command has arrested one Yusuf Omidele, leader of a notorious cult group in Ikorodu, along with members of his gang.In a statement on Friday, Bala Elkana, command spokesperson, said Omidele, was an ex-convict and had been on the police wanted list.According to him, Omidele, who had been sentenced to prison on different occasions, completed his last [...]

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    Fayemi: Governors yet to take a position on state police

Fayemi: Governors yet to take a position on state police

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says his colleagues are yet to take a stand on the issue of state police.The governor, who is chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF), disclosed this at the end of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday.He said the meeting was convened to address the security [...]

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    Bomb explosion kills three in Imo

Bomb explosion kills three in Imo

At least three persons were killed after a bomb went off at Eziorsu community in Oguta local government area of Imo state.Orlando Ikeokwu, police public relation officer in the state, said the incident occurred on Thursday.He identified the deceased as Elvis Ukado, Kasiemobi Uzoma and Justice Adie, saying the police were investigating the incident.“It was as an unexploded ordinance in a [...]

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    How UNIJOS graduate stabbed ‘sex worker’ to death

How UNIJOS graduate stabbed ‘sex worker’ to death

The Plateau state police command has arrested Oladipo Oyefemi, 33-year-old graduate of geology and mining from the University of Jos (UNIJOS), for allegedly killing a woman.Oyefemi, a resident of Millionaires Quaters, Jos, the state capital, was said to have picked 24-year-old Patience Musa at the West of Mines area of the city around midnight on Friday, May 31 for a [...]

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    Police arrest 38 suspects for armed robbery, kidnapping

Police arrest 38 suspects for armed robbery, kidnapping

The police say they have arrested 38 suspects for various alleged crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping and arms smuggling.In a statement, Frank Mba, force public relations officer, said a four-man arms smuggling gang was arrested on May 25.Mba said 6,000 live ammunition for AK 47 were recovered from them."A total of  38 suspects were arrested for their different roles [...]

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    Bad news for criminals as police deploy anti-crime app

Bad news for criminals as police deploy anti-crime app

The Nigeria police force says it has deployed a mobile application to combat crimes.In a tweet on Saturday, the police said "Police-VGS", the application, will soon be launched.The force said the app is part of a broader technological approach, disclosing that it is being test run and would soon be released for public use."#Police-VGS. The Police-VGS App is part of broader technological [...]

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    Rehabilitation programmes should cover insurgency victims, stakeholders tell FG

Rehabilitation programmes should cover insurgency victims, stakeholders tell FG

Stakeholders working to counter violent extremism in the northeast have called on the federal government to include victims of insurgency in the rehabilitation and reintegration (R&R) programmes.The position of the stakeholders was made known during a one day workshop on the validation and public presentation of baseline findings on the survey on mechanisms in rehabilitation and reintegration by the West African [...]

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    Police grant bail to Rivers students who detonated teargas in school

Police grant bail to Rivers students who detonated teargas in school

The Rivers state police command has granted bail to the two students who allegedly detonated a teargas canister in a secondary school in the state.In a statement on Saturday, the police, while quizzing the students, quoted one of them as saying that the canister was that of his late brother who was a police officer.Community Secondary School, Oroworukwo, was thrown [...]

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    Police arrest five soldiers ‘involved in armed robbery’ in Borno

Police arrest five soldiers ‘involved in armed robbery’ in Borno

The Borno state police command says it has arrested five soldiers and 83 other suspects for alleged armed robbery and other offences respectively.Mohammed Aliyu, commissioner of police in the state, disclosed this while he was speaking with journalists in Maiduguri on Thursday.The commissioner said the soldiers were arrested on different occasion in May.NAN quoted Aliyu as saying one Hilary Oziama [...]

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    Police arrest 140 IPOB members over ‘inciting songs’

Police arrest 140 IPOB members over ‘inciting songs’

The Enugu state police command has arrested 140 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for allegedly organising unlawful procession.Ebere Amaraizu, the command spokesman, told NAN the IPOB members were arrested on Wednesday in Nsukka LGA.He said they were caught displaying "proscribed items" on the streets and "chanting inciting songs against the nation".“Through a joint security task force, 140 [...]

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    Mohammed Adamu confirmed as IGP

Mohammed Adamu confirmed as IGP

Mohammed Adamu has been confirmed as the inspector general of police.Adamu was confirmed at the police council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday.Musiliu Smith, chairman of the police service commission, and governors of the 36 states were part of the meeting.Adamu, who succeeded Ibrahim Idris, took over the force on January 15, 2019.Until his appointment by the [...]

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    CSOs kick as police raid clinic in Lagos

CSOs kick as police raid clinic in Lagos

Some civil society organisations (CSOs) have raised the alarm over alleged plans to deny women and girls access to quality health services.This followed a raid on Marie Stopes Clinic in Lagos state by police officers who reportedly harassed workers and patients in the clinic.The groups condemned the action of the police, saying raiding such centres amounts to sending a message [...]

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