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Nigerian police nab 9 more suspected kidnappers

Nine more suspected kidnappers have been nabbed by the police in Nigeria in the latest crackdown on criminals in the West African country. ...
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Gunmen in Northern Nigeria Kill 17 People

Nigerian police in the northern state of Kaduna on Thursday said unidentified gunmen shot dead 17 members of a local vigilante group following an...
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Nigerian police ban use of unaccredited vehicle during polls

Nigerian police issued an immediate ban on unauthorized use of unmarked cars and those with covered vehicle number plates across the country. The ban was...
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Nigerian Police very alert over possible clashes

Security agencies in Nigeria have intensified surveillance across the country to prevent civil disruptions ahead of the official release of polls results, a senior...
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Nigerian police assures security ahead of polls

Nigeria's police chief Mohammed Adamu said on Thursday adequate security measures have been put in place to ensure safe, secure and conducive environment for...
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Alleged Boko Haram Attack Leaves 11 Dead and 15 Injured

Nigerian police confirmed 11 people, including three suspected suicide bombers, were killed in an attack in the country's northern state of Borno on Saturday. Fifteen...
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Nigeria: Police Holds Security Within Economic Centre After Elections Were Postponed

Nigeria's police has ordered sustained patrols and surveillance across Lagos, the nation's economic hub to maintain law and order, following the postponement of elections...
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30,000 policemen deployed for polls in Nigeria’s economic hub

As the date for the upcoming presidential elections is getting closer, the authorities of Nigerian police announced deployment of 30,000-strong policemen to ensure security...
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Nigerian Police Force Assures Public It is Up to The task for Peaceful elections

Nigerian police said Tuesday it was collaborating with other security agencies to provide a peaceful atmosphere for the smooth conduct of the upcoming elections. All...
An explosion occurs at a fuel station in north Accra, capital of Ghana, Oct. 7, 2017. The explosion happening late Saturday left at least two people dead. (Xinhua/Shi Song) (yk)

Nigerian police confirm 4 killed in gas explosion

Local police on Monday confirmed four people were killed following a gas explosion in Nigeria's southern state of Akwa Ibom. Several...
Nigerian police seize 34,000 live cartridges

Nigerian police seize 34,000 live cartridges

The police in Nigeria have recovered 34,865 live cartridges from Togo at a bordered town in Nigeria's southwestern state of Ogun, an official said...
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Nigeria: 13 More Suspects Declared Wanted Over Army Chief’s Murder

Nigerian police on Thursday declared 13 more suspects wanted in connection with the killing of a former chief of army administration, retired Major General...
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Nigerian police vows security for 2019 polls

Nigeria's police chief Ibrahim Idris Thursday assured that all strategic operational plans for a credible elections in 2019 have been concluded. ...
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Nigerian police say curtailing kidnap cases

The Nigerian police on Monday said it has worked hard to curtail the activities of kidnappers troubling the country. The national police chief Ibrahim Idris...
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Policeman shot dead by gunmen in Nigeria

Nigerian police said on Tuesday an investigation is underway to apprehend the killers of a police sergeant who was shot dead while on guard...
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Notorious gunman wanted for mass killings in Nigeria

Nigerian police have declared one Terwase Akwaza, a notorious gunman wanted in connection with the killing of 67 persons in central north Benue State. ...
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Nigerian police arrest 2 suspected killers of police corporal

Nigerian police have arrested two gunmen in connection with the alleged killing of a local police corporal in the southwestern state of Ondo early...
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4 killed in suicide attacks in northern Nigeria

The Nigerian police on Wednesday confirmed that four were killed in suicide attacks attempted by suspected Boko Haram foot soldiers in the country's northeastern...
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Nigerian police vow to rescue 8 kidnapped at Turkish college

Nigerian police said they were sparing no effort to rescue the eight people abducted at the Nigerian Turkish International College (NTIC) in Ogun...
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Police beef up security in Nigeria ahead festive seasons

The police in Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, have beefed up security across the country to ensure crime-free Christmas and New Year celebrations. ...
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Nigerian police conduct search for kidnappers

State police spokesperson Nnamdi Omoni told Xinhua in the southern city of Port Harcourt that the police had mobilized their anti-kidnap unit and other...
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Road crashes claim 90 lives in Nigerian northwestern state in seven months – police

Most of the accidents were caused by reckless drivers, Muhammad Mustapha, the State Commissioner of Police said in a statement reaching Xinhua. ...
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Kidnapping down 90 percent in Nigeria’s Imo state – Police

Kidnapping had gone down by up to 90 percent between April and July when compared to past years, the Assistant Commissioner of Police, ...
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Thousands apply for police job in Nigeria

Spokesperson for the Police Service Commission Ikechukwu Ani, who disclosed this in Abuja, the nation's capital city, said 259,046 applications were received for Assistant...
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Two most wanted Boko Haram leaders gets arrested by police in Nigeria

Police in Nigeria on Thursday confirmed the arrest of two wanted commanders of Islamist group Boko Haram in the northeastern state of Taraba. ...
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Nigerian police gun down three suspected kidnappers

Police spokesperson Celestina Kalu told journalists in Asaba on Thursday that the suspects met their waterloo after police operatives acting on information swooped on...
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Nigerian police rescue abducted schoolgirls in Lagos

State police spokesperson Dolapo Badmos, who confirmed the rescue and arrests of some of the kidnappers to Xinhua, said the schoolgirls were rescued in...
Burnt girl, Child bathed with hot water over witchcraft

Girl Burnt With Hot Water In Nigeria

The Nigerian police and other security agencies have been called upon to investigate the case of a four-year-old female child who was bathed with...
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Nigerian police launch manhunt for markert killing perpetrators

Niger state police spokesman Richard Adamu Oguche said the gunmen stormed the market in Madala area of Niger state last Thursday and shot the...
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Nigerian police assures of safety amid increasing crime rate

Commissioner of Police in charge of Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub Fatai Owoseni gave residents of the state the assurance during a news conference in...