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INEC Distributes Electoral Materials For Edo Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the distribution of sensitive electoral materials ahead of the Edo State governorship election. Channels Television reports on Thursday, September 17, 2020, that the sensitive materials are kept in the Central Bank of Nigeria in Benin City, awaiting onward distribution. Less than 48 hours to the Election, there […]

Wanted Crime Kingpin Boboski Dies Hours After Arrest

The Police authorities in Rivers State have arrested a suspected kidnapper said to be the most wanted in the State, Honest Digbara, popularly known as Boboski. Boboski, said to have come from Nwidera, Gokana Local Government Area was nabbed at Korokoro community in Khana Local Government where he was hiding with his gang members. Confirming […]

“Ondo INEC Fire Incident: A Plot To Rig October 10

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has said Thursday’s night fire incident at the Akure office of the Independent NationalElectoral Commission (INEC) was a plot to rig the October 10, 2020 governorship election. Mr Jegede, in a statement by the Director of Media of his campaign organization, MrSamuel […]

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Amotekun: Over 47,000 Apply For 2,000 Jobs In Oyo

Oyo State will continue to set the pace among others States of the Federation when its Amotekun Security outfit fully commences operation. The Oyo State Chairman of Amotekun Security outfit, General Kunle Togun (Rtd), said this on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, during the Commencement of the Amotekun screen exercise held at Lekan Salami Sports Complex […]

Fuel Hike: “Police Won’t Allow Protest In Borno” CP

The Borno State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ndastu Aliyu, has said it will not condone any form of protest capable of sabotaging the Federal Government’s effort and also the peace in the State. The Command spokesman, DSP Edet Okon, issued this warning on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, adding that some groups are planning protests […]

Madagascar Prison Break: 20 Inmates Killed

Twenty inmates have been killed in a shootout with Police during a prison break in Madagascar on Sunday, August 23, 2020. The Justice Ministry said scores of Prisoners attacked Guards with rocks and grabbed a gun as they tried to flee the Farafangana Prison in the South-East of the Indian Ocean island. The Police and […]

Oyo Serial Killer: IGP Orders Rearrest Of Wanted Suspect, Sunday

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the rearrest of a suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, who escaped from the custody of the Oyo State Police Command. Condemning the unfortunate escape of the suspect, IGP Adamu asked the Commissioner of Police in the State to intensify efforts and ensure his prompt rearrest. The Force […]

Police Take Over Edo State Assembly Complex

Dozens of the Security officials have stormed the Edo State House of Assembly Complex in Benin City, the State capital. The Police toke over the Complex on Thursday Morning, August 6, 2020, and patrol vehicles were stationed there. Channels Television reports that the Police took the action following a reported threat of an attack on the […]

Bandits Reportedly Kill Seven People In Katsina

About seven persons have been reported killed after bandits attacked several communities in Kasai and Nahuta villages of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. A resident of Kurmiyal, a neighbouring community, Sama’ila Lihidda, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on a phone call Saturday, June 20, 2020. Lihidda stressed that the hoodlums attacked the […]

Nigerians Protest Against Sexual Violence

Human rights campaigners have rallied in the federal capital territory to raise awareness about violence against women after a series of high-profile rape cases sparked an outcry in the country. More than 200 protesters marched around police headquarters in Abuja, chanting slogans and holding banners that read “Justice for all Nigerian girls and women” and “No means […]