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    Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara said the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of 780 personnel to the state curb banditry. Mr Yusuf Idris, the Director-General of Media, Public Enlightenment and Communications to the governor, said this in a statement on Monday in Gusau. Idris said that Matawalle got the approval ...
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    The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of senior police officers in line with the recent presidential approval for the re-organisation of the force. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. He said the presidential approval included ...
  • Police
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    The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Ede Ayuba, has ordered detectives to go after armed hoodlums that launched a violent attack on facilities at the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Lokoja. Ayuba, who gave the order on Wednesday during a visit to the centre to assess the extent of damage, said that the perpetrators believed ...
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    The Police in Rivers State have arrested a notorious kidnapper and serial killer, Anthony Ndubuisi in Umuebulu Etche Local Government Area of the state. The suspect who hails from Ngo-Okpala in Imo State is said to have carried out several kidnappings and killings including three foreigners and a Nigerian. According to the police authorities, the ...
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    Italian police have detained 10 Nigerians accused of running a human trafficking ring that allegedly used voodoo rituals and promises of jobs to lure migrants to Italy, where they were put to work as prostitutes. Police in Catania, Sicily, said the victims, including some minors, paid as much as 25,000 euros (($28,000) each to make ...
  • Raping
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    The Police Command in Jigawa has arrested 11 suspects for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl (name withheld). The Spokesman of the command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the arrest, adding that the suspects (names withheld) were arrested on May 30, in Dutse Local Government Area of the state. He explained that the suspects were apprehended after ...
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    The Federal Government has approved the reorganization of the Nigeria Police with the creation of an additional department, five Zonal Commands and granting of full autonomy to the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB). The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. He said the Federal Government ...
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    About a dozen detectives of the Nigerian Police Force have invaded the Abuja residence of former Sole Administrator of the National Iron Mining Company, Itakpe, Engr Abubakar Yaro Ibrahim and extra-judicially shot one of his sons. The police officers, who are members of the Special Tactical Squad (STS) of the Office of the Inspector General ...
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    By Victor Ikem As soon as the COVID-19 pandemic was announced and its widespread implications made public, everyone including governments around the world went into a panic mode. Fear!  The media went berserk with many conspiracy theories and junk news hitting the airwaves. Soon, it was a dose of news of deaths from Wuhan-China. Next ...
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    The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 36 suspects who allegedly used the lockdown period to perpetuate crime in the state. Their arrest is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana and made available to newsmen on Saturday. Elkana said that 20 suspects were arrested on Friday within ...