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Imo Police Command Arrests IPOB Members For ‘Killing’ Cop

Imo State Police Command has arrested five people suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenious People of Biafra (IPOB) over the alleged killing of a Police Sergeant, Mr Joseph Nwaka. This is contained in a release signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, and made available to Newsmen in Owerri on […]

Gunmen Set NDLEA Office Ablaze In Abia

Armed Gunmen has attacked the Amaekpu Ohafia Local Government area office of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Abia State, setting the building on Fire. This is coming few days after some Police outposts and an office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, were also burned down by unknown gunmen. Confirming the incident […]

Buhari Approves New Security Measure For South East, South-South

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new security measures for the South-East and South-South regions, which have recently witnessed attacks on security officials and facilities. This was disclosed by acting Inspector General of Police, DIG Usman Baba, after a security meeting in Abuja presided over by the president. Mr Baba briefed Journalists alongside the National Security […]

Gunmen Kidnap Deeper Life Pastor Inside Church In Ondo

A Pastor of the Deeper Life Church at Irese town, Akure South Local Government, Pastor Mayomi Ogedengbe, has been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. The incident happened on Monday evening, May 10, 2021, at the church premises. A member of the church said the abductors came in a black corolla sport car. The […]

Vancouver Shooting: Man Killed In Gang-Related Violence At Airport

A 28-year-old man has been shot dead at Vancouver international airport in Canada, in what Police believe is gang-related violence. The alleged killer escaped in a car with others, shooting at Police as they went. Photos from the scene show a bullet hole in the windscreen of a Police car and another window shot out. […]

IGP Redeploys Senior Police Officers

Following the heightened insecurity in the south-east and south-south region, the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba has announced the redeployment of some senior police officers especially commissioner for police, CP. This was disclosed in a statement by the Police spokesperson, Mr Frank Mba. According to the new directive, CP Abutu Yaro was named new […]

Daunte Wright’s Death: Protesters, Police Clash For A Third Night

Protesters have clashed with Police for the second night in the suburb of the US city of Minneapolis following the killing of a Black man during a traffic stop, with Police calling the fatal shooting an “accident”. The shooting sparked unrest in an area already on edge because of the trial of the first of […]

One Person Killed, Houses Razed In Fresh Ebonyi Attacks

No fewer than twenty houses have been burnt by Gunmen suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen in Umu-Ugadu and Obodo Ocha Villages, Umuogodo-Akpu Ngbo Community, in the Ohaukwu Local Government area of Ebonyi State. The attackers who invaded the area at about 4:00a.m on Monday, April 12, 2021, also killed a native of the Community. The […]

Acting IGP Declares Security Situation Critical In South-East, South-South

Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Baba has said there is a critical security situation in the South-East and South-South Geo-Political Zones of the Country. Mr. Baba disclosed this on Friday, April 9, 2021, in Abuja at the opening of a meeting with Police Strategic Commanders in the Zones. He said the meeting was aimed […]

Police Arrests 15 Kidnap Suspects In Abuja

Operatives of the FCT Police Command have arrested no fewer than 15 suspected kidnappers at various locations in Abuja. The men were said to be involved in the attempted abduction of the Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Gwagwalada Branch, Mr David Aigbefor. It was confirmed to Newsmen on Friday that the suspects were involved in […]