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Drunken sergeant knifes inspector to death in Lagos

    An overly drunken policeman, Okema Azuquo, who ran amok, has launched a machete attack on co-tenants in a tenement building in Lagos, killing superior, Inspector Francis Adekunle.   The deceased of the Special Protection Unit (SPU) 2, Ikeja, was gravely stabbed...

Tragedy: DPO, seven other policemen, women  killed in Kogi 

  Armed robbers struck at a branch of a first generation bank in lsanlu, Kogi State, on Thursday leaving a trail of murders of nine people including eight policemen. Among the casualties are the Divisional Police Officer in the town, five Policemen, two...

Police nab three dare-devil siblings for kidnap, murder of widow

  Three bloodthirsty siblings, who allegedly kidnapped and gruesomely murdered a 55-year old mother of five in Abuja and bolted to Imo State, are now cooling their heels in Police net. The men -- Johnson Emmanuel, 38; Gideon Emmanuel, 31; and...

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,...
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Fatal cosmetic surgery: Surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju, faces trial 

  For carrying out a failed cosmetic surgery, a plastic surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju of MedContour, is to face prosecution...
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Post-Covid-19 initiatives for creative industry will be implemented, says Information Minister 

  Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has given avowed commitment for a diligent implementation of the post-Covid-19 Initiatives Committee recommendations for the Creative...

Nigeria Sovereign lnvestment Authority’s total assets hits N649.8bn 

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) says it records total assets growth from N617.7 billion in 2018 to N649.84 billion at the close of...

Remdesivir first coronavirus drug to receive EU approval 

The first drug to treat severe cases of Covid-19 in the European Union has been given the green light, with the European Commission approving...

COVID-19: Poor sensitization, advocacy at grassroots may hinder fight – Monarch

  Poor public sensitization, enlightenment and advocacy may have dogged the fight against the COVI9-19 pandemic particularly at the grassroots, a monarch has said.   According to...