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We are at Melaye’s residence to arrest him – Police


The Nigeria Police said the personnel currently at Sen. Dino Melaye’s residence were there to effect his arrest over a case of culpable homicide. NEWSTIMES recalls that Melaye and some suspects were accused of shooting a police officer, Sgt. Danjuma Saliu, attached to 37 Police Mobile Force (PMF) while on …

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‘Nobody should attack Malian herders in Sokoto’


The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has warned security agencies and civilians against attacking Malian herders grazing their cattle in Gudu and Tangaza Local Government Areas of Sokoto State. The social media had been filled with reports of the invasion of Gudu and Tangaza in Sokoto State by some bandits on …

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Why We Arrested Deji Adeyanju- Police

  The Nigeria Police has given reason why it arrested political activist Deji Adeyanju and two others. According a statement released and signed by DCP Jimoh Moshood, the police accused Deji and his group of criminal conspiracy, inciting public disturbance, public nuisance and many others. The statement in full: The …

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Deji Adeyanju Arrested For Leading A Peaceful Protest

  The police on Wednesday arrested Deji Adeyanju, an activist and convener of Concerned Nigerians. He was arrested in Abuja during a protest tagged: “Police Are Not Politicians, Save Our Democracy” at the force headquarters. Deji was picked up alongside two others in front of force headquarters in the nation’s …

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Otedola bridge inferno: Senate demands probe, to meet FRSC, NNPC


The Senate has called on the Nigeria Police and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to investigate the circumstances surrounding the explosion of a tanker laden with premium motor spirit (petrol) in Lagos last Thursday. The Senate also plans to meet with the FRSC and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation …

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