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    40 suspects arrested in Ogun over cult killings

    The Ogun State Police Command have arrested about 40 suspected members of the Aye Confraternity cult over killings at Igode and Fakale communities, in Sagamu Local Government Area on Wednesday. The suspects were said to have been arrested in Sagamu, Ijebu Igbo, Emuren, and Ago Iwoye. The attack on the two communities on Wednesday left about 11 persons

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    Police kill robbery gang leader during gun battle in Abia

    The Abia State Policemen, on Thursday, June 23, 2016, have shot dead the leader of a notorious robbery gang, identified as Onye Army, during a gun battle in Aba. Daily Post reported that the gang leader had led some robbers to a new generation bank, and robbed a customer who withdrew N3.5 million. Unknowingly, the

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    New police IG says he will be accountable to Nigerians

    The new Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has said that he will do everything in his power to deliver quality service to Nigerians. Idris also said he will display accountability and integrity in the discharge of his duties. Daily Post reports that the police boss said “That is the issue of integrity and accountability,

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  • Nigeria gets new Police boss, Ibrahim Idris

    Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed an Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police (Operations), Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, as the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP). Idris, who hails from Niger State, was accompanied to President Muhammadu Buhari’s office on Tuesday by the outgoing IGP, Solomon Arase, for his new rank decoration. He will remain in

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    Police arrest 12 suspects of planning new attacks – prosecutor

    Twelve people suspected of planning new attacks were arrested across Belgium overnight after police carried out about 40 house searches in the country, the federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Saturday, June 18. “In connection with a criminal investigation concerning terrorism… 40 persons were taken for questioning. Twelve among them were arrested. The

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    UPDATE: Police arrest gang who murdered Colonel Yunusa, terrorizes Kaduna

    Following discreet, sustained and painstaking intelligence, the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Kaduna State Command SIB operatives, have smashed a deadly killer gang and arrested four suspects in connection with the kidnapping and subsequent murder of an army officer, Col. Samaila Yunusa, in Kaduna on 27th March, 2016. Sequel to

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    Nationwide Recruitment: No job for people with tattoo – Nigerian Police

    Police Command in Enugu State said persons with tattoo on their bodies would be disqualified in the ongoing nationwide recruitment into the force. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Monday that the measure was part of the rules for the recruitment.

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    Two Arrested For Killing A Woman In Kano Over Blasphemy

    The police in Kano State have arrested two people for allegedly killing a female trader (name withheld) accused of blasphemy on Thursday. The woman, who was accused of uttering blasphemous statements against the Holy Prophet Mohammed (SAW) was lynched by a mob at Kofar Wambai Market, Plastic Section. A statement from the Kano State police

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    Police sergeant arrested for robbery in Lagos

    A police sergeant, identified as Yusuf Bello, and an accomplice, Idowu Badmus, have been detained by the police in Lagos State for allegedly snatching motorcycles and selling them in the Iyana Iba area of the state. PUNCH Metro learnt that Bello, who is attached to the Itire Police Division, was arrested on Monday by the

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    Suspected cultists kill OPC member, police arrest two

    The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspected cult members, Makinde Quadri, aka Makay, and Yusuf Ayinla, aka Fresh, for allegedly killing a member of the Oodua People’s Congress, Daniel Alabi, in the Bariga area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that the two suspects were members of the AiyeConfraternity and had attacked the

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