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Police arrests 1800 political thugs in Kano

The Kano State Police Commissioner, Muhammed Wakili, said the command has arrested 1800 political thugs in the state. The Police Command on Thursday said that no fewer than 1,800 political thugs were currently in prison across the state, awaiting trial. The state Police commissioner disclosed this in Kano at a one-day meeting

US accuses Nigerian govt. of gross human rights violations

*Alleges use of state agents for unlawful killings The United States has accused the Nigerian government and it agents of committing gross human rights violations, especially  “arbitrary and unlawful killings.” This was contained in a recent report titled, “2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” available on the Department of State website. The report, which took a look at Nigeria’s

Police confirm 16 people killed by gunmen in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Monday said no fewer than 16 persons were killed by gunmen at Barde Village under Maro in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna. Sabo said at about 7:30 a.m.

Police arrest 10 for electoral offences in Niger

The Niger Police Command has arrested 10 suspects over alleged electoral offences during the Saturday, February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections in different of parts of the state. Sabo Ibrahim, the State Commissioner of Police, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna on Friday. Sabo said that the

Police confirms personnel, 28 others killed in latest Kaduna attacks

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the attack on Maro and some villages in Kajuru and Kachia local government areas of the state. The state Police Commissioner, Ahmad Abdurrahman, confirmed that 29 persons, including a policeman, were killed during the attack while scores were injured. The Police chief made this known

Police nabs 14 electoral offenders in Anambra

The Anambra Police Command, on Tuesday, said it has arrested 14 suspects for various electoral offences committed during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections in the state. The Commissioner of Police in charge of the 2019 general elections in Anambra, Mr. Rabiu Ladodo, disclosed this in Awka during a

Police arrests 128 persons for electoral offences

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria Police Force, says a total of One Hundred and Twenty Eight Persons were arrested across the country for various electoral offences ranging from homicide-related crimes, vote trading, ballot box snatching, impersonation, malicious damage, amongst others. The police also said thirty-eight (38) assorted weapons and a cache of

Five killed by gunmen in Taraba — Police

The Police Command in Taraba has confirmed the killing of five persons by gunmen in the early hours of Sunday after the general elections in the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr David Misal, made the confirmation while speaking to newsmen in Jalingo. Misal said the five persons

Police, not military will lead security operation on election day — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the police and not the military will lead security operations on election day. The INEC Chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu adressing a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday said the police would be in charge of guarding polling units and coordinate other security agencies. He said