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Nigeria sacks police chief following attacks on prison, police headquarters

Baba assumed formally assumed office on Wednesday with a pledge to “harness all human and material resources of the Force towards improving security, safety, law and order.”

Nigeria police repel attack in restive southeast

IPOB has denied accusations it carried out the Owerri attack, but security forces have declared a crackdown on the outlawed group.

15 kidnapped persons in Kaduna rescued by police

Following a tip-off on Thursday 1st April 2021 revealing that the hostages had been sighted, Police personnel mobilized to the area and engaged the bandits, forcing them to abandon their captives.

Police parade 16 ‘unknown gunmen’ allegedly involved in multiple attacks on security personnel

Four of the are arrested suspects, who totaled 16, were identified as; Ugochukwu Samuel a.k.a Biggy, 28, a native of Arochukwu LGA in Abia State; Raphael Idang, 31, a native of Odukpani LGA of Cross River State; Cletus Nwachukwu Egole, aka ‘Alewa,’ 60, a native of Orlu in Imo State; Michael Uba, 33 from Imo State and 12 others.

I killed my one-month old baby out of frustration, 35 year old woman tells Police

“the person who is responsible for the pregnancy of the baby, rejected her and the baby, and since she has no means of taking care of the child, she decided to kill and throw her into the river”.

Gunmen attack: We have received massive Police, Army, Navy and DSS deployment – Gov. Obiano

"We have received massive Police, Army, Navy and DSS deployment since yesterday and they have joined their teams on ground to enforce security.

Policemen on the run as unknown gunmen open fire on Divisional HQ in Imo, many feared dead

“The gunmen came, condoned of the divisional headquarters and immediately opened fire on the policemen on duty. This was after they had freed all the suspects and collected all the arms. Afterwards, they set it ablaze using petrol to ignite fire. This is very unfortunate.”

Lagos police improve security around COVID-19 vaccine store in Ikeja

“The CP, who was received by the Lagos State Immunisation Officer, Mrs. Bola Orefejo, and team, warned the staff at the cold store to be sensitive to the safety of the vaccines and ensure that unauthorized staff or individuals are not allowed into the premises of the cold store.

Radio Biafra operators to be arrested by DSS, Police- NBC

“The National Broadcasting Commission has jammed the signals of a Pirate Radio claiming to be ‘Radio Biafra’ in most parts of Lagos. The illegal radio which broadcast incendiary messages is notorious for spewing fake, inflammatory and incendiary contents.

Bauchi governor’s convoy, security details involved in a road crash

No fewer than 10 policemen attached to the convoy of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State sustained injuries in an accident on Monday.

You can not arrest Sunday Igboho, Fani-Kayode warns FG

“I just spoke to my brother Sunday Igboho. He told me there was a violent attempt to arrest him this afternoon by a joint team of soldiers, DSS operatives and policemen numbering about 40 on the Ibadan/Lagos Expressway whilst he was on his way to see Baba Ayo Adebanjo in Lagos.”

Driver knocks Police into canal to evade arrest

In the video circulated on social media, the driver having encountered the law enforcement agents, made attempts to reverse his car and in the process knocked off the police officer standing behind into a canal.

Ex-IGP: Complaints against police will reduce if culpable officers are punished

The PSC chairman described complaints of gross misconduct against police officers as “alarming”, adding that going by the number of cases against its personnel, the force might be unable “to pay damages awarded by the various panels of inquiry”.

Breaking: Police arrest Sen. Okorocha, to be paraded as criminal

Recall that a team of government officials and police, led by the Commissioner for lands, Barr. Enyinnaya Onuegbu, on Friday, invaded the Royal Spring Palm Hotels and Apartments, allegedly owned by Nneoma Rochas Okorocha, wife of former Governor Rochas Okorocha, and sealed off the property.

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Nigeria on the 1st spot In Africa, 6th globally among high tuberculosis burden countries

Estimates from WHO global report 2020 suggest that TB kills 18 Nigerians every hour, 47 Nigerians develop active TB every hour (seven of which are children).

Fuel subsidy rises to N500bn, NNPC rules out price hike

“Following GMD #NNPC Mallam @MKKyari’s intervention in the National Association of Road Transport Owners/Petroleum Tanker Drivers impasse, PTD has just announced the suspension of its planned strike until closure of discussion between both parties.

Repentant militants, kidnappers become pastors

currently we have eight of them that are full-time pastors in OPM branches.

The African tragedy: the negative effects of superstitions and religion

"We must never remain silent in the face of bigotry. We must condemn those who seek to divide us. We must...