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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 […]

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Oyo Govt, Police Vow To Fish Out Killers Of Raped

Oyo State Government and the State Police Command have vowed to work harmoniously to ensure the arrest of killers of an 18-year-old student of Federal College of Animal Health and Production, Barakat Bello, who was raped and killed in Akinyele Local Government Area of the State and a pregnant woman, Azeezat Shomuyiwa, also killed around Moniya, […]

Naira Marley Surrenders Self To Police

Popular Hip-Hop artiste, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has surrendered himself to the Police at State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos State. Tribune Online gathered that the Hip-Hop Artiste arrived Panti on Monday afternoon, April 6, 2020, and still being interrogated by the assistant Commissioner in charge of SCID. The artiste was […]

COVID-19: “We’ll Deal Ruthlessly With Violators Of The State’s Curfew”

Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Shina Olukolu, says the Police will deal ruthlessly with violators of the two Weeks dusk to dawn curfew imposed on the State by the State Government. He noted that the stay at home order is in the best interest of the entire citizenry. The CP gave this warning on […]

Tiamiyu’s Killing: 12 Zonal Intervention Squad Disbanded

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has disbanded the 12 Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS) following the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player Kazeem Tiamiyu. Tiamiyu was killed on Saturday after being allegedly pushed out of a moving police vehicle by the operatives who had arrested him and were taking him to Abeokuta, the […]

Lipolelo Thabane’s Murder: Lesotho Police Postpone PM Court Appearance

Lesotho Police has said they would wait for the Prime Minister’s return from “sick leave” to resume a Court case in which he is suspected of murdering his estranged wife. Thomas Thabane, 80, is accused of having acted in “common purpose” in the June 2017 killing of 58-year old Lipolelo Thabane, whom he was divorcing. […]

At Least Nine People Killed In Germany Shisha Bars Shootings

At least nine people were killed in two shootings near the German city of Frankfurt, with an unknown number of attackers still at large. According to Local Media, the shootings which happened late Wednesday, February 19, 2020, targeted shisha bars in Hanau, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Frankfurt, and Police launched a huge manhunt […]

Police Arrest Suspect Over Aso Rock Director’s Murder

The Police in Abuja have arrested a suspect over the death of an Assistant Director attached to the State House in Abuja, Laetitia Dagan. According to a statement by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command spokesman, Anjuguri Manzah, the arrest followed a preliminary probe by the criminal investigation department of the Force. The Police added […]

Bayelsa Violence: Police Extend Curfew Until Sunday

The Bayelsa State Police Command has extended the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed in the State. The Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa, Mr Uche Anozia, announced this while briefing Newsmen at the Command’s Headquarters on Monday, February 17, 2020, in Yenagoa, the State capital. This followed a three-day curfew earlier imposed by the Police as a result […]