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Tension in Ojo as okada riders resist attempts by police officers to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycles in Lagos (video)

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There is tension in the Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos as okada riders resist attempts by police officers to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycles in Lagos.   The Lagos State Governor banned commercial motorcycles in some local governments in the state following the lynching and burning of a sound …

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Police arrest suspected kidnappers who gangraped newly wed woman in Borno

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A five-man trans-border syndicate that carries out kidnapping operations between Adamawa State in Nigeria, and Burha, Fituha, and Kesu in Cameroun have been arrested by the Force Intelligence Bureau Special Tactical Squad (FIB-STS) operatives.     A statement released by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, force public relations officer, said the gang comprising Abubakar …

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Police arrests kidnappers of Greenfield University students

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The Force Intelligence Bureau Special Tactical Squad (FIB-STS) have arrested two suspected kidnappers, Aminu Lawal (aka Kano), and Murtala Dawu (aka Mugala), involved in the abduction of Greenfield University students.   Recall that gunmen stormed the institution on April 18, 2021, and abducted 22 students. The kidnappers later killed five of the …

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All those involved in lynching and burning a sound engineer in Lagos have been arrested, police says

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The Lagos State Police has said that everyone involved in the lynching and burning of a sound engineer in Lekki, Lagos, have been arrested.   David, a father-of-two, was mobbed by commercial motorcyclists alongside two of his friends (read here).   The friends are in hospital in critical condition. David …

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Sokoto Police Command debunks claims it categorized suspect arrested over murder of Deborah ‘as a foreigner from Niger Republic’

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The Sokoto State Police Command has debunked a publication claiming that it categorized one of the suspects arrested for the murder of Shagari College of Education student, as a foreigner from Niger Republic who came in illegally to perpetrate the act.   Deborah Samuel, a level-two student was killed by a mob over …

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Police arrest killers of ex-Zamfara governorship aspirant, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu

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Operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Team (FIB-IRT) have arrested the killers of former Zamfara State gubernatorial aspirant, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu.    Hamidu, who was the proprietor of FAMAKS British Schools in Abuja and Kaduna, was killed when armed bandits opened fire on travelers near Rijana along Kaduna-Abuja Highway around 4pm …

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