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Four suspected Boko Haram members arrested in Edo


The tactical teams of the Edo State Police Command have arrested four suspected Boko Haram members. The command, in a statement by its spokesman, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, titled, ‘Arrest of suspected Boko Haram members/armed robbers/kidnappers/cultists and recovery of arms and

Police, Lagos task force arrest six traffic robbers


Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command and officers attached to the Lagos State Task Force on Environment and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit have arrested six suspected traffic robbers in the state. The suspects allegedly robbed motorists, passengers and unsuspecting

Woman, husband sell their six-hour-old baby for N850,000


OPERATIVES of the Imo State Police Command have apprehended five members of a child trafficking syndicate who allegedly sold a six-hour-old baby for N850,000 shortly after he was born. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Rabiu Ladodo, who paraded

I killed my wife for saying she would remarry –Suspect


A 30-year-old man, Danjuma Bisalla, has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife, Uwani, for saying that she would remarry if her husband died. Uwani was said to have made the comment while Bisalla was sick. The suspect, who is

NDLEA intercepts men plotting to traffic cocaine to Saudi Arabia


The Kano State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ) has rounded up two men in possession of 2.927 kilograms of substances suspected to be cocaine. The suspects, Abdul Abubakar and Ibrahim Mustapha, were nabbed while

2019 JAMB candidates can check results via phones


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB ) said on Sunday the over 1.8 million candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination would be able to check their results in their mobile phones and should not “allow

Police go after Nigerians for kidnap of Lebanese envoy in Ghana


The police are on a manhunt for three Nigerians suspected to have kidnapped a Consular General and Head of Mission of Estonia to Ghana, Nabil Makram Basbous, at Labone. According to a report published on Ghanaian news website, Graphic online,

37-year-old Nigerian woman arrested in Hong Kong with cocaine


Customs officers at Hong Kong International Airport recovered more than half of a kilogramme of cocaine from a Nigerian woman who allegedly hid the drug in her body, South China Morning reports. The 37-year-old  arrived in the city on a

Navy transfers arms smuggling suspects, weapons to INTERPOL


Nine persons allegedly involved in arms smuggling have been arrested by the Nigerian Navy operative working under the just concluded OPERATION JUNCTION RAIN, in which the United States military participated in. The nine persons arrested for illegal possession of sophisticated

LASTMA officials can arrest offenders, impound vehicles, says CEO


LAGOS State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials can arrest erring motorists and  impound their vehicles, the agency’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chris Olakpe, clarified yesterday. Olakpe, a retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), was reacting to reports that the officials