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BREAKING: Police nab eight suspected kidnappers of Chibok Schoolgirls

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Police has arrested eight persons suspected to have taken part in the kidnap of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls in Borno state. The eight suspected Boko Haram terrorists who are among 22 persons paraded on Wednesday in Maiduguri, Borno State Capital. According to the Police, the suspects were said to

Ekiti Election: Police investigating Fayose over attempt to announce results

•Says governor "should know how to suffer his loss" •Force not biased, acted strictly on security •No PDP agent, observer was chased away Jude Johnson The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has disclosed that it is investigating the embattled Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, over attempt to announce the result of the

Police fret over killing of 11 officers in two weeks

•Place N5m bounty for information on killers •IGP orders prompt, thorough investigation into attacks   Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has expressed concern over the high rate of killings of  its personnel across the country by unknown gunmen. To this end, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim  Idris, has placed a N5 million bounty for

Plateau Governor, convoy attacked after leaving IDP camp

•Security, relief agencies vehicles damaged •Govt vows to fish out, punish the perpetrators Jude Johnson The convoy of Plateau State Governor, Hon. Simon Lalong,  was on Saturday attacked by some angry citizens shortly after leaving an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp at Anguldi, Jos South Local Government Area (LGA) of the State. This was

Ekiti Elections: PSC rates police high on deployment, performance

•Receives 35 complaints on vote buying, financial inducement Jude Johnson  The Police Service Commission (PSC) has rated the deployment and performance of the Police men on electoral duty on Saturday's  governorship election in Ekiti State as highly commendable.  But the Head, Media and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, in a statement on Saturday , clarified that

Adeosun: HURIWA urges Buhari to sack alleged certificate forgers 

Jude Johnson The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has expressed concern that the silence of President Muhammadu Buhari to damaging allegations of academic certificates’ forgery amongst some of his top officials is an indication that Nigeria is becoming a country of fraudsters. To this end, HURIWA in a statement on Thursday

Herdsman kills police inspector in Kebbi

The Police Command in Kebbi on Thursday confirmed that a suspected herdsman had killed a policeman, Umaru Danladi, at Kaoge in Bagudo Local Government Area of the state.I It said the herder, Babuga Kuaara, had already been arrested for the alleged offence, adding that the policeman was attached to the Kaoje

HURIWA condmns police siege of Ekiti government house

  A pro-democracy and non-governmental body –  Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the reported siege by armed police operatives of the government house in Ekiti State and the reported attack of the governor and his deputy. HURIWA has also condemned as unconstitutional the reported invasion of armed police operatives

Buhari spits fire over Sokoto attack, killings

•Vows to stop ‘barbarians and criminals’ holding Nigeria hostage •To identify and defeat killers   The Nigeria's President President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday condemned an attack by bandits on a village in Sokoto State and vowed to spare no effort in stopping killings in the country. The President also promised to ensure the bandits