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18 farmers killed by ‘armed bandits’ in northwest Nigeria buried

Jude Johnson with Agency  The remains of the 18 farmers killed by  'armed bandits' in Batsari local government area of Katsina State,  North West Nigeria, have been buried in Katsina amidst tears by families and sympathisers. The farmers were killed in their farmlands at Yar-gamji community, home state of Nigeria's President Muhammadu

ICYMI: Nigeria police publish tips on how to survive their checkpoints

Jude Johnson The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has publish tips on how to survive their checkpoints across the country and avoid the ugly scenario of being arrested, killed or harmed legitimately pr exra-judiciously. "Smile, be polite, and avoid fighting an officer. These are some of the tips to improve drivers' experience during

Why we froze N5bn Imo funds because of Okorocha – EFCC

•Says outgoing governor spent too much during elections     Jude Johnson  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has explained why it froze N5bn funds belonging to the Imo State Government because Governor Rochas Okorocha. According to the anti-graft agency,  Okorocha was spending too much money in a suspicious manner during the general elections.   The EFCC’s

Police kill ‘Shaho’, mastermind in Kidnap of UBEC Chairman

•Arrest seven others Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) says its Operatives of Operation Puff Adder has killed one Sumaila Sule, alias SHAHO, the kidnapping kingpin and notorious armed robber, who recently masterminded the kidnap of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Chairman along Abuja- Kaduna road. The suspect died in the

Community Policing: IGP seeks cooperation of NGOs, CSOs, others

Godsgift Onyedinefu and Nosa Enobhayisobo    The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has called for the support and cooperation of  Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Human Right Groups and other critical stakeholders to achieve effective and efficient as well as community policing in the country   Adamu made this

DSS condemns call for violent revolution, change of government 

•Reads riot act to dissidents Miracle Enobhayisobo The Department of State Services (DSS) had condemned the reported unwholesome activities of a group under the auspices of Nigeria Continuity and Progress (NCP), which called for a revolution and forceful change of government in the country.   The Public Relations Officer of DSS, Mr. Peter Afunanya,