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    Police return monies, documents seized from Goje’s house

Police return monies, documents seized from Goje’s house

The police have returned the monies and the documents they recovered from the Abuja residence of Danjuma Goje, a senator from Gombe state.A source told TheCable that the police returned the $19,000, N18m, 9,400 Saudi Riyal and the documents they recovered in a raid on Thursday.‎The source said the police claimed they were misled by a whistle-blower, who told them [...]

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    Police: We recovered ‘stolen’ monies from Goje — not budget documents

Police: We recovered ‘stolen’ monies from Goje — not budget documents

The Nigeria police say they only recovered suspected stolen monies and some files from the Abuja residence of Danjuma Goje, a senator from Gombe state.Last Friday, the police raided the house of Goje, carting away some monies and documents.Goje, who is the chairman of the senate committee on appropriation, had accused the police of taking away the 2017 budget document [...]

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    EXTRA: Police may be working on the 2017 budget, says Goje

EXTRA: Police may be working on the 2017 budget, says Goje

Danjuma Goje, chairman of the senate appropriation committee, says the police may be working on the 2017 budget.He said this in reaction to the invasion of his Abuja residence.At least 40 policemen stormed his house on Thursday, carting away some monies.Speaking at the senate on Wednesday, Goje accused the police of hijacking the budget during the raid.He said the development [...]

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    Goje: Raid on my house may delay passage of 2017 budget

Goje: Raid on my house may delay passage of 2017 budget

Danjuma Goje, senator representing Gombe central, has told Nigerians to blame the police if the 2017 budget is not passed on time.The lawmaker, who is chairman of the senate committee on appropriations, said the work on the 2017 budget was truncated during the police invasion.Over 40 policemen stormed the Abuja residence of Goje on Thursday.TheCable had revealed that the security [...]

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    Police arrest three over mob attack on FRSC officials

Police arrest three over mob attack on FRSC officials

The special anti-robbery squad of the Anambra state police command has arrested three persons connected to a recent mob attack on a patrol team of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).It was reported that the mob attacked the officials at the Igbo-Ukwu area of the state after they had allegedly demanded bribe from a motorcyclist.But in a statement, Bisi Kazeem, spokesperson [...]

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    Fadeyi foundation partners police in fight against corruption

Fadeyi foundation partners police in fight against corruption

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, and the management of Akin Fadeyi Foundation (AFF), are set to unveil a citizen-led advocacy against corruption in the country.In a statement on Monday, Akin Fadeyi, executive director of the foundation, said this would reaffirm the commitment of the police to stemming the tide of corruption in the country.He said this would also improve transparency [...]

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    IGP orders immediate dismantling of illegal road blocks

IGP orders immediate dismantling of illegal road blocks

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has ordered the immediate dismantling of illegal road blocks across the country.According to Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Nigeria police,  the IGP has deployed special X-squad teams across the country to commence “the removal of all forms of illegal blockage of highways and roads, and other obstructions on public highways and roads created by [...]

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    Gunmen kill three policemen in Lagos, abduct four

Gunmen kill three policemen in Lagos, abduct four

Four days after three police officers and an army captain were killed by armed persons in Lagos, another three police officers have been killed in a different Lagos community.The Lagos state police command confirmed the killings, disclosing that two community leaders were also killed by unidentified gunmen at Oko-Asagun village in Ibeju Lekki local government area of the state.The  attackers [...]

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    Investigation launched into police, army clash in Damaturu

Investigation launched into police, army clash in Damaturu

The Nigeria police force say normalcy has been restored in Damaturu, Yobe after the clash between some personnel of the police and the Nigerian army.NAN recalls that the clash occurred in the early hours of Wednesday in Damaturu.A statement issued by the force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, said that a joint investigation team had been constituted by the chief of defence staff.“This [...]

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    Police arrest serving soldier over kidnap of lady

Police arrest serving soldier over kidnap of lady

The Bayelsa state police command has arrested two suspects, a serving soldier and an engineer, for allegedly kidnapping a lady in Warri, Delta state, on Tuesday.Asuquo Amba, the state police commissioner, paraded the suspects before reporters in Yenagoa, the state capital.Amba said the suspects abducted one Aya Beauty, aged 25, from Warri in Delta and took her to Bayelsa and [...]

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    Falana threatens to sue police over harassment of ‘poor citizens’ in Abuja

Falana threatens to sue police over harassment of ‘poor citizens’ in Abuja

Femi Falana (SAN), lawyer and human right activist, has called on the Nigerian Police Force to cease harassing the poor and destitute in the country.Falana made the call in a letter dated April 4, and directed to Ibrahim Idris, the inspector general of police.He said despite the annulment of the anti-people vagrancy law that sought the humiliation of the poor, [...]

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    Italy expels 40 Nigerians — third deportation in 6 weeks

Italy expels 40 Nigerians — third deportation in 6 weeks

The Italian government has deported 40 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country.The deportees arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA), Lagos, on Tuesday night.The deportees,who are all male, were brought back in a chartered aircraft with registration number EL-SMU/3737.Joseph Alabi, spokesman of the Lagos airport police command, confirmed the development to NAN.Alabi said 39 of the deportees were [...]

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    Abia police arrest suspected killers of Bakassi vigilantes

Abia police arrest suspected killers of Bakassi vigilantes

The Abia state police command has arrested three kidnap suspects involved in the killing of four members of the state vigilance group known as Bakassi in Aba, says Leye Oyebade, Abia police commissioner.The deceased were reportedly attacked in February by the assailants who allegedly ambushed them on Aba-Owerri road in February.The Bakassi men were said to be returning to their office [...]

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    Two businessmen kidnapped in Sokoto

Two businessmen kidnapped in Sokoto

Labbo Giyawa and Murtala Dantata, two businessmen, were kidnapped in Sokoto state on Sunday.El-Mustapha Sani, spokesman of the Sokoto state police command, confirmed the kidnap of the men.He said they were abducted at Giyawa, Goronyo local government area of the state.“I can confirm the abduction of the two businessmen on Sunday night, at around 10pm.,” Sani said.“They were seized by [...]

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    Falana: Police parade poor suspects, not rich thieves

Falana: Police parade poor suspects, not rich thieves

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has advised the 20 paraded suspects in the Ile-Ife clash and members of the Peace Corps of Nigeria to sue the federal government for aggravated damages.Falana said the media parade of the suspects by the police infringed their fundamental rights, and that it also violated the principle of presumption of innocence until proved guilty.The rights [...]

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    IGP deploys special tactical force to Zaki Biam

IGP deploys special tactical force to Zaki Biam

Inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris, has deployed a special tactical force to restore order in Zaki Biam, Benue state.Scores of people were reportedly killed by unidentified gunmen and many were also injured on Monday.Police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, in a statement on Tuesday said that the special tactical force comprised police mobile force (PMF), counter-terrorism units, conventional policemen and special anti-robbery [...]

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