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#EndSARS: Stop Killing policemen ― Supervising DIG tells youths in the South East

The Supervising Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG South East Geopolitical Zone, DIG Celestine Okoye, Wednesday has urged youths in the Southeast to desist from killing policemen who are in service in the region. The supervising DIG say the Nigerian Police was still collating information about the number of policemen killed in the region, following the #EndSARS protests. The supervising

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[VIDEO] #EndSARS: N4 million worth of COVID-19 palliatives for Benue found in Kano Market

About 1,958 cartons of noodle of the COVID-19 palliative meant for Benue State have been diverted for sale in a Kano Market. The food items numbering 1,958 cartons of noodle out of the 3,850 cartons are said to be worth N4million naira and meant for distribution in Benue state. The items have been recovered in a Kano market where they

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ENDSARS: Police apprehend 59 looters, recover hundreds of items in Kano

The Kano police command has arrested 59 suspects accused of looting hundreds of items belonging to members of the public at the Sabon gari quarters in Kano during the recent looting spray that took place in Kano last Tuesday. The Police Command made this know during a press conference in its Kano office addressed by the PPRO Abdullahi Haruna on

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[VIDEO] Hoodlums that operated in Shoprite Lekki, Oba’s palace, burnt BRT buses allegedly apprehended

Those that robbed and committed arson at Shoprite Lekki, Oba’s palace, burnt BRT buses and killed a police officer have all been allegedly arrested. There arrest was reportedly made possible by the technology deployed which includes CCTV and cell phone tower pinging. This is a process whereby the network service provider gives information to the police about all the people

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Lekki Massacre: Its Not Wrong To Ask The Military To Intervene To Quell Riots ―Lagos Govt

The Lagos State government has said that it finds nothing wrong with asking the military to quell riots when necessary. This statement was made by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor, Gboyega Akosile, on Tuesday night while fielding questions during a telephone interview with the Nigerian Tribune. The statement by Akosile was in reaction to submissions by the

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Katsina Bandits: Police and soldiers kill 5 as they repel attack

Five bandits have been killed on Tuesday morning during an attack on the Tsaskiya community in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State. Eye witnessed say three women were abducted by the hoodlums during the attack. The bandits were reported to have arrived the village in their numbers wielding General Purpose Machine Guns and AK 47 rifle at about 4

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Osun Looting: Police to begin house-to-house search for stolen items

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has sent a warning to all those who looted items from various state-owned properties to return them. The Governor urged them to return the items or be faced with a forceful confiscation as the state is planning to commence a house-to-house search on Thursday. using the support of security agents. According to the Governor, about

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[VIDEO] Community efforts stop hoodlums from attacking Dino Malaye’s Home

A video has emerged showing youth from the hometown of Sen. Dino Malaye preventing hoodlums from attacking and looting the resident of Senator Dino Malaye in Kogi State. The video shows operatives of the Nigerian police and some community youths standing in front of his resident in Egbede, Kogi State. Recalls that the #EndSARS protests have led to series of

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2020 SSSCE: WAEC to release results next week

The West African Examinations Council has announced it will release the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination next week. The release of the results were supposed to have taken place this week but was postponed due to the violence and arson in the country which affected some of its offices and some of its operations nationwide. The

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#ENDSARS: UK reopens visa application centres in Nigeria

The United Kingdom High Commission has resumed the issuance of visas through its visa application centres in Nigeria. The announcement, made on Twitter, of the resumption of visa issuance comes about a week after the High Commission suspended visa issuance following a widespread crisis arising from the #ENDSARS protests in both Abuja and Lagos States of Nigeria. The statement noted,

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