Monday, November 19, 2018

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    Police vow to check violence in Edo

Police vow to check violence in Edo

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has charged personnel deployed for the Edo governorship election to be decisive in dealing with any infractions of the law, actions and activities that constitute breach of peace.According to a statement issued by Don Awunah, force spokesman, Idris also charged the officers and men to conduct themselves in the best professional manner, maintaining apolitical disposition.“The [...]

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    INEC to proceed with Edo governorship election

INEC to proceed with Edo governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will go on with the Edo state governorship election against the advice of the department of state services (DSS) and the police, TheCable understands.The security agencies had asked INEC to postpone the election, citing security concerns.However, a source at the commission told TheCable that the election will not be shifted, adding that "INEC will soon [...]

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    INEC commissioners meet to decide fate of Edo election

INEC commissioners meet to decide fate of Edo election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its national commissioners are meeting to take a decision on the request of security agencies for the postponement of the Edo governorship election scheduled for Saturday.Nick Dazang, INEC head of publicity, disclosed this to TheCable on Wednesday.The Department of State Services (DSS) and the police had called for a postponement of the election, [...]

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    Sylva’s loyalist arrested in Bayelsa

Sylva’s loyalist arrested in Bayelsa

Jonah Okah, a loyalist of Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state, has been arrested by the police.Okah disclosed this to Doifie Buokoribo, Sylva’s media aide, on Wednesday, saying he had been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID).“I have just been picked up by the police from the office of the commissioner of police from Bayelsa state command [...]

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    Benue police ‘arrest’ suspected kidnappers of Indian

Benue police ‘arrest’ suspected kidnappers of Indian

The police say they have arrested a gang of criminals who allegedly kidnapped an Indian national in Benue state.Don Awunah, police spokesman, said this in a statement on Tuesday.He said that the suspects were involved in “coordinated” crimes in Benue state, and in neighbouring states.“In continuation of the nationwide coordinated operations against violent crimes such as kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism [...]

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Police in Enugu nab herdsman with AK47

The Enugu state police command says it has arrested Ibrahim Adamumale, a herdsman, after he was found to be in possession of an AK47 rifle.Ebere Amaraizu, spokesman of the command, confirmed this to NAN in an interview, saying the suspect was also found with 24 rounds of live ammunition.Amaraizu said Adamumale attempted to evade arrest by firing gunshots.He said that [...]

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    We’re ready for PDP convention, say police

We’re ready for PDP convention, say police

The Rivers police command says it has made adequate security arrangements for the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Nnamdi Omoni, spokesman of the command told NAN that necessary deployments had been made for the exercise.“The command is prepared for the convention; necessary deployments have been carried out and we are prepared for the convention,” he said.Omoni said the [...]

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    Falana to DSS: Leave budget padding investigation for the police

Falana to DSS: Leave budget padding investigation for the police

Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked the Department of State Service to stay away from the investigation of federal lawmakers involved in the alleged padding of the 2016 budget.After his removal as chairman of appropriations committee, Abdulmunin Jibrin had accused Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the house of representatives; Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker; Alhassan Ado Doguwa, house whip; and [...]

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    Kidnappers of Lagos monarch demand N500m ransom

Kidnappers of Lagos monarch demand N500m ransom

Kidnappers of Yushau Oseni, Lagos monarch, have demanded N500 million before he is set free.Suspected militants kidnapped Oseni on Saturday, shooting one of his wives and killing one of his guards.Dolapo Badmos, police public relations officer (PPRO) in Lagos, said the police would not relent its its efforts to secure the release of the monarch and nip the activities of militants.She [...]

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    3 forge Enugu gov’s signature to get jobs at teaching hospital

3 forge Enugu gov’s signature to get jobs at teaching hospital

The Enugu state police command has arrested three people for alleged forgery of governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s signature to secure employment at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital (ESUTH).Ebere Amaraizu, the state police spokesperson, made the disclosure on Thursday in Enugu.According to the statement, the suspects allegedly raised a letter purported to have emanated from the office of the governor with [...]

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    How police ‘threw 2 Enugu monarchs into cell’ over slain cows

How police ‘threw 2 Enugu monarchs into cell’ over slain cows

James Onyimba, traditional prime minister of Ugwuleshi in Awgu local government area of Enugu state, has narrated how two monarchs from the area spent 38 hours in police cell over slain cows.Onyimba narrated the ordeal on Wednesday in Enugu while testifying before the panel of inquiry into the the suspected herdsmen killing of people and destruction of property in Nimbo [...]

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    Acting IGP: Arase went with 24 vehicles but I inherited an old car

Acting IGP: Arase went with 24 vehicles but I inherited an old car

Ibrahim Idris, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), has alleged that Solomon Arase, his predecessor, went away with 24 police vehicles – including an armoured BMW 7 series, while he inherited an old car.Speaking with reporters in Abuja on Sunday, Idris said the seven deputy inspectors-general of police (DIGs), who retired with Arase, also took away between seven and eight cars [...]

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    Building collapse kills 3 in Anambra

Building collapse kills 3 in Anambra

A two-storey building under construction at Ndiagu in Idemili north local government area of Anambra has collapsed, killing three artisans.The incident occurred at about 8 am on Wednesday.A witness told NAN that three other persons, who sustained severe injuries, were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.Those that rushed to the scene of the incident and assisted in the rescue [...]

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    Police: 22 – not 81 – died in 4 ‘herdsmen’ attacks in 6 weeks

Police: 22 – not 81 – died in 4 ‘herdsmen’ attacks in 6 weeks

The Benue state police command says 22 people — not the 81 being reported — were killed over the last two months by suspected herdsmen.Fulani herdsmen were reported to have killed scores in attacks on Logo and Ukum council areas of Benue state.However, the state police command, has described the figure as "a gross misrepresentation of the true facts on ground in the state".A [...]

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    PROFILE: Awunah, new police spokesman, loves hunting. But what exactly is his ‘prey’?

PROFILE: Awunah, new police spokesman, loves hunting. But what exactly is his ‘prey’?

Donald Awunah, a deputy commissioner, is officially the new spokesman of the Nigeria police.Awunah, whose appointment was announced on Monday, replaces Olabisi Kolawole who was the image-maker of the police for 10 months.The new force image-maker has stepped into the big shoes of notable police spokesmen, such as the amiable Frank Mba, and Emmanuel Ojukwu.Nevertheless, Awunah may fit the bill, going [...]

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    Police arrest ‘killers’ of Kaduna colonel

Police arrest ‘killers’ of Kaduna colonel

The police say they have arrested the suspected killers of Samaila Yunusa, a colonel who was found dead after he was kidnapped in Kaduna in March.Olabisi Kolawole, police spokeswoman, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.She said that the suspects were arrested following painstaking investigation.“Following discreet, sustained and painstaking intelligence, the inspector general of police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and [...]

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