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Eid-el-Fitri: IGP orders water-tight security at praying grounds

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu  has ordered Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) and Commissioners of Police (CPs) in charge of Zones and State Commands nationwide to intensify security in all ‘Eid praying grounds’ and other sensitive locations including recreation centres, public highways, public utilities and critical

Nigeria Police launch anti-crime app to tackle insecurity

Jude Johnson The  Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has in a bid to curb the growing state of insecurity across the country, approved the launch of the police-vgs mobile app. The app, according to the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), is to help tackle the menace of crimes such as

Jay-Jay Okocha reportedly in UK court on money laundering charges

Jude Johnson The Nigerian World Cup and English Premier League football legend, Mr. Augustine Okocha, has reportedly appeared in court in Aberdeen, United Kingdom (UK) facing money laundering charges. Okocha, who is better known as Jay-Jay, appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Friday, the UK's Evening Express

ICPC secures 24-year jail term for its ex-board nominee, other

ICPC Press Release  The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has secured 12 years jail term for both Dr. Saad Alanamu, a former Chairman of the Governing Council of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, and Salman Sulaiman, the Chief Executive Director of Namylas Nig. Ltd, for collecting and giving

£100b of dirty cash from Nigeria, Russia moves into Britain each year–Police

•As UK secures anti-graft orders on three London homes Jude Johnson The British Police has disclosed that about 100 billion pounds of dirty cash moves through or into Britain each year mostly from Nigeria and Russia, which are used to buy "everything from luxury London homes to whole companies. To this end, the United

Bloody Day: Bandits, herdsmen Kill 29 villagers in Plateau, Zamfara

  Jude Johnson It was a bloody day on Tuesday as the murderous bandits and herdsmen killed 23 people in Zamfara State, North West Nigeria and another six in Plateau State, North Central region of the country. In Zamfara State, the Nigerian Police  confirmed the killing of 23 persons in Tunga and Kabaje

Tragedy: Outgoing Gov Shettima’s personal steward commits suicide

•Gov reacts, expresses shock   Mukaila Ola   Tragedy struck on Monday as the personal steward to the outgoing Governor of Borno State, Mr. Kashim Shettima,  was seen hanging lifeless on a tree at the State Government House in Maiduguri.  It was a gory situation as many gathered to watch the lifeless body of the

Anti-Corruption: How ‘$2.1bn recovered loot, gold bars’ disappeared under Buhari’s presidency–Army General

•Fingers Abba Kyari, Lawal Daura •Calls for probe, links money to Malabu oil deal Jude Johnson An anti-corruption crusader, Gen. Adamu Yusuf (rtd), narrated how some actors within Muhammadu Buhari presidency have been covering up the disappearance of a whopping sum of $2.1bn allegedly recovered in an Abuja residence said to belong to

Police arrest 71 suspected criminals in Kaduna

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Police in Kaduna on Tuesday said it had arrested 71 suspected criminals in the state within the past three weeks. The state’s Commissioner of Police, CP, Ali Janga, disclosed this at a news conference at the command’s headquarters. Mr Janga said he felt obliged to keep the media abreast of