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‘Sexual harassment’: Family won’t interfere with the investigation of Ogun commissioner – police

The Ogun police command says it will proceed with the investigation of sexual harassment levelled against Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, the state commissioner for environment. In a viral video, Melojuekun Barakat, a teenager, had alleged that Abudu-Balogun sexually harassed her but the commissioner denied the allegation. Barakat, said to be a student of Victory Model College in Ogun waterside local government area

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IPOB: Police, army patrol Southeast ahead of sit-at-home order

Nearly all security forces in Nigeria have begun patrolling major cities in the Southeast of Nigeria ahead of the October 1 sit-at-home order declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra. The police, army, and other security agencies on were sighted in Owerri City patrolling the nooks and crannies of the city. Residents say that they have sighted the ‘Show of

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Mailafia: Court dismisses application to stop police invitation

A Federal High Court sitting in Jos has dismissed the plea by Prof. Obadiah Mailafia, seeking to stop the Nigeria Police Force from further investigation into his allegations against some key officials of the Government on the matter of insecurity. The application after the Former Deputy Governor had received an invitation from the police in Abuja. The police invitation to

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[Updated] Police in Minna allegedly ‘steal’ and ‘sell’ car belonging to Nigerian Army Captain

A mild drama ensued in Minna earlier this month as men of the Nigeria police allegedly ‘fraudulently’ ‘stole’ and ‘sold’ a car belonging to a Nigerian army captain. The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Chanchaga Police Division in Niger State, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Mohammed Baba alongside Inspector Sadiq Abubakar and Inspector Salihu Mokwa, all in Chanchaga Police Division

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Edo Elections: Leave the polling units after voting, police tell Edo voters

The Nigeria Police Force has instructed voters in Edo State to return home immediately after voting rather than wait for the counting of the ballot. This instruction was given by the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Research and Planning, Adeleye Oyebade, who is to coordinate election in Edo State, during the ‘Good Morning Nigeria’ programme on NTA on

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Edo Elections: IGP orders restriction of movement

In preparation for the Saturday governorship election in Edo State, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement from 11.59pm on Friday to 6pm on Saturday. The order, according to the IG, was given to ensure that the movement of illicit arms and hard drugs are prevented, and that the movement of political thugs

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Edo Elections: IGP deploys 31,000 policemen

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has announced that about 31,000 personnel will be on duty during the governorship election in Edo State. Thej IGP made this announcement during a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Benin in preparation for the governorship election scheduled for September 19. He posited that the police is aware

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Robbery allegation: MKO Abiola’s sons remain in police detention for 9 days

Two children of the late MKO Abiola, Kassim and Aliyu, have spent nine days in the detention facility of the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Lagos over allegation of robbery. The two sons, Kassim and Aliyu were arrested in their father’s house at 42-46 MKO Abiola Crescent, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja, on September 2, after reports of a robbery at

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Auto Spare Parts Dealer Commits Suicide, List Names of His Debtors

A man, Chinedu Ogwa, 45, has committed suicide in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, for perceived failure to succeed in his business. Ogwa, who is an auto spare parts dealer, was found dead at his Diobu, Port Harcourt residence Thursday night after allegedly consuming poison. Chidinma Ogwa, his wife, said the late husband had opened up to her Monday about how

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