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UPDATED: Policeman commits suicide in Lagos cell

  Confusion, fright and grief has enveloped the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, Lagos, following the discovery of a policeman, simply identified as Eze, who launched a fatal attack on himself right in the police cell. He terminated own life by...

Oyo Rep. Shina Peller “detained’’ in Lagos by Police

A member of the House of Representatives, Shina Peller, has been reportedly arrested and detained by the Police in Lagos. Peller, who represents Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency in Oyo State, was allegedly arrested while bailing some clubbers picked up from his...

Police reject requests for APC rally in Edo state

  The Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has directed the suspension of All Progressive Congress (APC), rally scheduled for Benin, Friday to welcome former gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, who is planning to...

Yuletide: FG assures availability of petroleum products, security for hitch free celebration

  The Federal Government has assured that there will be enough supply of petroleum products during the Yuletide season, for a hitch free celebration. It also secured the commitment of security agencies to stall products diversion, security of life and property...

Nigeria more stable, kidnapping, banditry scaled down — IGP

  Nigeria is more stable, banditry has been reduced to the nearest minimum and kidnapping has been reduced significantly, Police I-G Muhammed Adamu, said on Tuesday in Abuja.   He also said insurgency in the Northeast is being degraded on daily basis...

Police Release NewsDigest’s Editor, Webmaster

...CISLAC Reacts   The arrested Editor and webmaster of NewsDigest, an Abuja-based online newspaper, Mr. Gidado Yushau and Mr. Adebowale Adekoya, have been released by the Kwara State Police Command, after they were thoroughly quizzed over an investigative report in May,...

In Enugu, Police fatally shoot, dump auto mechanic’s body in stream

  The body of an auto mechanic apprentice, Okey Chinweike, who was allegedly shot dead by some policemen in Enugu, has been  found  in a stream at Onuato in Ogui Nike, Enugu North Local Government Area of the state. The 27-year-old Chinweike,...

Ex-Police Chief found dead hours after kidnap

  Few hours after he was reportedly kidnapped, a retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, Paul Edike, has been found dead.   ACP Edike was ambushed and abducted on Friday at Effurun while returning from a social engagement.   His driver had reported the incident...

Sanwo-Olu Honors Female DPO For Paying Hospital Bill of Robbery Victim

…‘You Are Our Role Model’, Lagos Governor Tells DPO   Impressed by the kindness and financial assistance rendered to a robbery victim by the Divisional Police Office (DPO) of the Ogudu Police Station in Lagos, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, invited her to...

Alcohol Addict Policeman Knife-Stabs Night Clubbers in Ondo

At least nine persons were fatally stabbed by a drunk policeman, Taiwo Orisadare, at a nightclub in Akure, Ondo State capital at the weekend. The policeman had sauntered into the club house located at the popular GRA at Alagbaka and...
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  The cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria continue to rise, as do deaths. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that two people have died...

COVID-19 Palliatives: Beneficiaries now 2.6m people, says Minister

      More than 2.6 million people have benefitted from cash transfer under the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP), the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster...

COVID-19: FG says set to evacuate Nigerians from other countries

  The Federal Government has offered a reprieve for Nigerian nationals living abroad who are desirous of returning to the country following the spread of...