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“The world has ended for me” – Widow narrates how bribe seeking Osun police officer allegedly killed her 20-year-old son a month to his graduation ceremony

The mother of 20-year-old Ayomide Taiwo, has narrated her ordeal since an officer from the Osun State Police Command allegedly killed her son over alleged N50 bribe. Ayomide, a fashion designer died on August 9, 2020, days after one Inspector Ago Egharevba, attached to Obokun Divisional Police Headquarters, hit him on the head with the butt of his gun. […]

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Police arrest suspected child traffickers in Anambra and rescue eight stolen children (photos)

The police in Anambra state have arrested five members of a child stealing/trafficking syndicate operating in the state and rescued eight stolen children suspected to have been stolen from different states including a fifteen-year-old pregnant girl. In a statement released today September 15, Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson of the state police command, said on Sunday, September […]

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Police arrest notorious wanted criminal, Bobrisky after gun battle in Rivers State

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested a notorious wanted criminal, Honest Digbara popularly known as Bobrisky accused of terrorizing some parts of Ogoni axis and being behind series of criminal activities in the area. Spokesman of the Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni disclosed this on Saturday morning, September 12, while showing the wounded suspect and that of his alleged […]

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Police arrests Evangelist for raping his neighbor’s 12-yr-old daughter in Anambra .

The Anambra State Police Command have arrested one Chukwudi Ndubuisi, a self-acclaimed evangelist from Okpunegbu village in Nnewi LGA of the state, for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter. According to the command’s spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed, the suspect allegedly lured the victim and had unlawful carnal knowledge with her. “Police detectives took the victim […]

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Police arrest suspected child trafficker in Anambra, rescue 12 children (photos)

Nkechi Odinye, 55, pictured above, have been arrested by the police in Anambra state for allegedly running a syndicate that traffics children in the state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, said Nkechi was arrested following the confessional statement made by three other child traffickers that were arrested in October […]

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Lady killed, her baby injured as police chase suspected ‘Yahoo Boy’ in Benin .

A 29 year old mother, has lost her life in an auto crash that occurred along Airport Road, Benin City, Edo State, while her one-year and five months old baby is in critical condition at a private hospital, Vanguard News is reporting. The younger mother identified as Mrs Grace Obajay  who would have been celebrating […]

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Police rescues another 32-yr-old man locked up in a room by parents for 15yrs in Kano

The Kano State Police command has rescued an unidentified 32-year-old man, who was allegedly locked up in a room by his parents for 15 years at Sheka neighborhood, Kano State. The victim, who was said to have been chained and caged for an undisclosed reason, was rescued after concerned neighbors alerted the police. He was […]

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Suspected serial killer in Ibadan escapes from police custody

The Oyo State Police Command has announced the escape of the prime suspect in connection with the serial ritual killings of over five persons in Akinyele, Moniya in Ibadan. Recall that the prime suspect, 19-year-old Sunday Shodipe, was paraded before newsmen on July 17. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, disclosed this […]

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Police arrests man who allegedly stole an iPhone 11 from a passenger in a tricycle and attempted to bribe police when he was caught

The Lagos State Police have arrested a man who allegedly stole an iPhone 11 from a passenger in a keke napep. The police said the theft occured two weeks ago but they caught the alleged thief this afternoon, August 7, in Ipaja after the victim saw the suspect, recognized him, and started screaming. Police officers […]

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Police rescue baby girl dumped in the bush in Anambra

Men of the Anambra state police command have rescued a baby girl that was abandoned in a bush in Idemili South Local Government Area of the state. The spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed this to newsmen, said the police division in the locality received a report from members of the […]

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#RevolutionNow: Agba Jalingo re-arrested by Lagos police

Agba Jaligo, the journalist and activist who was released in February 2020 after being detained at the Afokang Prison in Calabar for 179 days following an allegation of treason made against him by the Cross River State Governor, Benedict Ayade, has been rearrested by the Lagos police. The activist was arrested alongside 18 other protesters […]

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IGP orders investigation into viral video showing police officers harassing a female suspect in Ibadan

The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, has ordered an investigation into a viral video showing some police officers in Ibadan, Oyo state harassing a female suspect. The officers had gone to the home of a suspected kidnapper and armed robber to arrest him and met 25-year-old Towobola there . The policemen, after taking the kidnap […]

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Uniben staff killed, one injured as police allegedly chase driver over N100 (photos)

A staff of the University of Benin was killed and another person was injured when a commercial driver, allegedly trying to avoid police extortion, rammed into them. Dr. Stella Okotie died on Tuesday, July 21, as a result of the accident that happened in Benin City at about 6:30pm along the ever-busy Benin-Lagos expressway, close […]

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Police rescue 15 teenagers from Niger State torture house

On 18/07/2020 at about 1400hrs, acting on a reliable information received, Police Operatives arrested one Umar Ahmed, 46, Anguwan Gwari Suleja, for keeping about fifteen children in a dehumanizing condition in the guise of Almajiri School. The children who are of ages ranging between 2yrs-10yrs were rescued from the suspect’s house and three chains used […]

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Oil thieves capture and bury 3 police informants alive

Three decomposing bodies  were exhumed from Bera community forest in Gokana local government area of the state by the Anti Cultism Unit of Rivers State Police Command on Thursday July 16, 2020 The police also arrested two notorious cultists who led them to a shallow waterlogged pit where the victims, Baridomale Sunday Tor, Barisiton Nawee and […]

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Police parades 19-year-old Sunday Shodipe, suspected serial killer of Barakat Bello, others in Oyo (photos)

The Oyo state police command today paraded a 19-year-old man, Sunday Shodipe, suspected spearhead the killing of Barakat Bello and four others in Akinyele Local Government, Ibadan, Oyo State capital. Recall that there have been lots of killings within the local government in recent times. Notable among them is the rape and murder of Bello […]

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Police ‘rescue soldiers’ kidnapped by Boko Haram

Two soldiers kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents along Auno road in Borno state have been rescued by men of the Nigerian police force.. PR Nigeria which cited a security situation report, said some soldiers who were on patrol suffered an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Monday July 13. The insurgents who allegedly killed two […]

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32-year-old man allegedly shot dead by police officer in Ibadan

A 32-year-old man, identified as Yemi Ajayi, was allegedly shot dead by a police officer at the Iwo Road interchange, in Ibadan the Oyo state capital today July 10. According to eyewitnesses, late Yemi and his cousin were driving to work when a team of policemen stopped them. Trouble started when one of the policemen […]

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Okada rider allegedly shot dead by police officer for not wearing a face mask in Imo (graphic)

A yet-to-be-identified motorcycle rider was shot dead allegedly by a police officer around Banana junction in Orlu, Imo state today July 9. According to reports, the policeman had stopped the motorcycle rider for not wearing a face mask. An altercation ensued between both men after the Okada man allegedly refused to give a N50 bribe. […]

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Police arrest lady who allegedly arranged for her friend to be gang-raped in Adamawa

A 30-year-old lady identified as Zainab Ja’afaru has been arrested by men of the Adamawa state police command for allegedly arranging for her friend to be gang-raped in Gerio community in the state. The state Commissioner for Police, Olugbenga Adeyanju, who spoke to newsmen today July 1, said Ja’afaru asked the victim to accompany her […]