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Correctional Facilities: Lagos State Police Command Puts Formations On Red Alert
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Correctional Facilities: Lagos State Police Command Puts Formations On Red Alert

The Commissioner of @PoliceNG Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, in a bid to be proactive to fortifying security in and around Police formations and Correctional Centres in Lagos State, has summoned the Area Commanders, Mobile Police Commanders and Conmmanders of the Tactical Operational Units of the command to deliberate and review operational strategies of the command towards forestalling any attacks in the state. The meeting that was held on Tue 6th April, 2021, in the Conference Hall, State Headquarters, Ikeja, had in attendance the Deputy Commissioners of Police, Operations, Administration and State CID, Panti respectively, the fourteen (14) Area Commanders, Police Mobile Force Commanders, Commanders of RRSapid and Taskforce, Commanders of the Special Squad and Strike Team and the...
Chinese Man Jumps into Furnace and Burns Alive After Losing £6k on Stock Market
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Chinese Man Jumps into Furnace and Burns Alive After Losing £6k on Stock Market

A Chinese factory worker jumped into a super-heated 900C steel furnace and was burnt alive after allegedly losing £6,000 on the stock market. Wang Long, 34, went missing from a night shift at the Chinese steel factory where he worked before surveillance footage revealed the disturbing chain of events leading to his death. A shocking video shows the man looking into the furnace during a smelting operation, before taking off his helmet and jumping into the furnace. His employers, Baogang Group, said it was suspected his death was related to a "large amount of losses" and that he "could not repay his heavy debts." Wang Long had worked for the company, one of China’s major steel producers, for more than a decade. According to colleagues, the "introverted" factory worker, who...
Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker Leaves Hospital with part of his Lung Removed over a Month after he was Shot
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Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker Leaves Hospital with part of his Lung Removed over a Month after he was Shot

Lady Gaga's dog walker has finally left the hospital after parts of his lung was removed after he was shot on duty. Ryan Fischer was walking Lady Gaga's three dogs in February when he was shot and the dogs were kidnapped. One of the dogs amended to escape and was recovered on the same day. The other two were recovered days later. Ryan was admitted to a hospital and stayed longer than anticipated due to complications with his lungs. Ryan says he was already feeling great just days after being shot and moving out of the ICU, and thought his recovery would be a simple process. Unfortunately, Ryan says one of his lungs didn't cooperate and kept collapsing and it reached a point where he was readmitted for surgery to remove portions of it. Ryan is now recovering and he sha...
Police Mount 24-Hour Surveillance On Lagos Schools, Farms Over Insecurity
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Police Mount 24-Hour Surveillance On Lagos Schools, Farms Over Insecurity

THE Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday, disclosed that policemen have been deployed to carry out 24 hours surveillance on schools and farms, to avert kidnappings and banditry in Lagos State. The Police boss, however, lamented that some of the terrains, especially those of the farms, were not accessible by vehicles. He said the command would liaise with the Ministry of Agriculture and the state government in purchasing motorcycles for that patrol of the farmlands. Fielding questions from journalists on the Command’s preparedness to prevent kidnap attacks on schools and farmlands, Odumosu said: “The Command has designed an Operation Order to cater for the deployment of personnel, surveillance, patrol and strict monitoring of schools and students’ a...
Police Recover Corpse of Day Old Baby abandoned beside a hospital in Lagos
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Police Recover Corpse of Day Old Baby abandoned beside a hospital in Lagos

The lifeless body of a day-old baby lying beside Ayinke hospital in Lagos was recovered by police operatives attached to the Ikeja Division of the Lagos State Police Command, on Saturday, March 20. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Ademuyiwa Adejobi, the police officers responded to a call from the Security Department of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, alerting it of the corpse of the baby. Adejobi said having discovered the corpse of the baby, the command contacted the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit that evacuated the corpse. He said the baby was suspected to have been abandoned by his mother and must have been exposed to risks that caused his death. Adejobi added that the ...
Insecurity: Buhari Orders Immigration To Beef Up Security At Borders
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Insecurity: Buhari Orders Immigration To Beef Up Security At Borders

President Buhari presides over Virtual Commissioning of the Newly completed Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Technology Building on 4th Mar 2021 The President directed the @nigimmigration (NIS) to improve surveillance and control around the nation’s borders, and “ensure that criminal elements don’t find Nigeria as a safe haven to hide and perpetrate their criminality.’’ “This administration is relentless in its avowed desire to create an enabling business environment that will usher in economic boom for Nigerians and all those who do business with and in Nigeria." “It is imperative that our ranking in the Global Security Index improves and I am using this medium to call on all security agencies to step up their activities towards achieving this goal. I assure you that the adm...
Blanket Amnesty may Breed a new Form of Criminality – Senator Ndume
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Blanket Amnesty may Breed a new Form of Criminality – Senator Ndume

Senator representing Borno south, Ali Ndume has stated that granting blanket amnesty to bandits as suggested by prominent Islamic cleric Sheikh Gumi may breed a new set of criminality. Ndume said this when he appeared on a Channels Television Programme on Sunday February 28. Ndume who stated that the government must tackle the banditry situation with the carrot and stick approach, averred that granting blanket amnesty to bandits might embolden other criminal groups and give them hope of bringing the government to negotiate with them. He said; “I don’t think blanket amnesty is the solution, because if you do that, another form of criminality may emerge, hoping that the government will bring them to the negotiation table. “I think the carrot-and-stick approach should be used...
Missing Girl, 13, Found in Hotel Room With 22-year-old Man She Met on Snapchat
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Missing Girl, 13, Found in Hotel Room With 22-year-old Man She Met on Snapchat

A missing girl has been found in a hotel room with a 22-year-old man who lured her after meeting her on Snapchat. Tyler Thompson, 22, was arrested by police in Volusia County, Florida, on February 18 after being caught on camera in a dark room, shirtless, with an underage girl. The girl was reported missing by her grandmother at around 6.15pm on Thursday, Feb 18, after she failed to come home after school. Initial investigations determined that a friend of the missing girl said the victim was planning on going to a motel with someone she met online. The friend told police she thought the man’s name started with a T, possibly Tyler, and that he was from Orlando. She said he may have picked up the victim at the Dollar General store in Oak Hill, near Edgewater. Deputy R...
Ebola Outbreak: We’re Enhancing Surveillance at Nigeria’s Borders – PTF
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Ebola Outbreak: We’re Enhancing Surveillance at Nigeria’s Borders – PTF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has said it is enhancing surveillance at points of entry into the country following the recent outbreak of Ebola outbreak in neighbouring countries. PTF Chairman, Boss Mustapha who spoke at the task force's press briefing on Monday February 15, said they will be keeping a "keen eye" to avoid having to combat two deadly diseases at the same time. Mustapha said; “The PTF wishes to underscore the fact that respect for national protocols, setting up of appropriate infrastructure and the all-round protection of our travelling nationals shall remain paramount in our consideration and the eventual outcome. “The oxygen strategy we are pursuing nationwide under case management is receiving the needed support from the global fund. This will...
2 Dead, 1 Wounded in Shooting at Atlanta Apartment Building
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2 Dead, 1 Wounded in Shooting at Atlanta Apartment Building

The sounds of gunfire startled residents early Thursday, Feb 11, in an apartment building in suburban Sandy Springs, north of Atlanta. Police were called to The Eva Apartments at 789 Hammond Drive in north Fulton County, around 2 a.m. in response to reports of shots fired. They found three males shot inside an apartment. Two were dead at the scene and a third was rushed to a local hospital and is expected to survive, Fox 5 News reported. Police said all of the men knew each other. There is no motive for the shooting. Investigators spent the day collecting evidence and reviewing surveillance video that shows one man fleeing the scene. A resident, @ice_tr3, uploaded video showing the bloody aftermath of the shooting. Blood was seen inside an elevator and there are bloo...
Anambra State Government Introduces Curfew to Stop the Spread of COVID19 Virus
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Anambra State Government Introduces Curfew to Stop the Spread of COVID19 Virus

The Anambra state government has announced the introduction of a curfew in the state, to help check the spread of COVID19 virus. The Secretary to Anambra State government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, who disclosed this, said the curfew will start from Monday, February 8, and will last from 9pm to 6am daily until further notice. Chukwulobelu said the state governor, Willie Obiano, has directed that civil servants in the state, from grade level one to twelve should work from home until further notice, with immediate effect. Professor Chukwulobelu also announced other measures the state government is taking to help stop the spread of Covid-19 in the state. “The state government has activated and made operational mobile courts to try Covid-19 protocol offenders, beginning from M...
Plateau government relaxes 24-hour curfew
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Plateau government relaxes 24-hour curfew

The Plateau state government has relaxed the 24-hour curfew imposed on Jos South and Jos North Local Government Areas.   Governor Simon Lalong reportedly took the decision following an assessment of the security situation in Jos the Plateau State capital and the subsequent recommendation of the state security council.   The new curfew allows movement between 6am and 12 midnight. The statement read;   “No movement will be allowed between the hours if 12 midnight to 6am,” according to a statement by Makut Macham, director of press and public affairs to the state government. “Citizens are advised to go about their lawful businesses without any fear as security agencies have been directed to ensure effective patrols and surveillance to protect lives and prop...
FinCEN Files: US Places Atiku, Wives, Under International Banking Surveillance
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FinCEN Files: US Places Atiku, Wives, Under International Banking Surveillance

Secret U.S. government documents reveal that JPMorgan Chase, HSBC and other big banks have defied money laundering crackdowns by moving staggering sums of illicit cash for shadowy characters and criminal networks that have spread chaos and undermined democracy around the world. The records show that five global banks — JPMorgan, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon — kept profiting from powerful and dangerous players even after U.S. authorities fined these financial institutions for earlier failures to stem flows of dirty money. U.S. agencies responsible for enforcing money laundering laws rarely prosecute megabanks that break the law, and the actions authorities do take barely ripple the flood of plundered money that washes through the interna...
Coronavirus Patient who Escaped Treatment Arrested While Selling Okirika in Ondo market
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Coronavirus Patient who Escaped Treatment Arrested While Selling Okirika in Ondo market

A female Coronavirus patient who escaped from getting treatment was arrested on Saturday evening at the popular Oja-Oba market in Akure while selling second-hand clothes popularly known as ‘okrika’. The lady was diagnosed with the deadly disease in Imo State before she travelled down to the Ondo State capital without submitting herself for treatment. The Independent reported that Ondo state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro said Imo and Ondo Governments mounted surveillance for the patient upon discovering that she escaped. Dr. Adegbenro said while the patient is being treated at the state Infectious Disease Hospital, in Igbatoro road, Akure, contact tracing of the patient’s family, friends, and neighbours had begun. Those who transacted business with the woman have...
Anxiety as Adamawa Emirate title holder dies of suspected COVID-19
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Anxiety as Adamawa Emirate title holder dies of suspected COVID-19

A title holder in the Adamawa emirate has died of suspected COVID-19, causing anxiety within the palace in Yola and the rest of Adamawa State. DAILY POST gathered Saturday morning that Ma’aji Adamawa, Rufai Ahmad Duwa, died on Friday at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yola, after battling symptoms believed to be those of COVID-19, and was buried Friday evening in Yola town, Yola South LGA. Sources at the FMC disclosed that considering the symptoms he was manifesting, the hospital took his samples for COVID-19 testing and was placed under surveillance. The sources said even family members were prevented from having contact with him. The hospital was said to have monitored and ensured that safety rules were observed in the course of the fun...
Suspected Kidnapper  Kaduna Seminarian Because he was Always Preaching About Jesus to Him
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Suspected Kidnapper Kaduna Seminarian Because he was Always Preaching About Jesus to Him

Mustapha Mohammed aka Mairutuwa, the leader of the kidnap gang that murdered Catholic seminarian, Michael Nnadi, of the Good Shepherd Major Seminary in Kaduna state in January 2020, has given a reason why he killed late Nnadi depsite collecting ransom from the seminary school. Recall that on January 9, some armed men stormed the Catholic seminary and kidnapped four seminarians, murdered one of them and released the remaining three on January 31 after they received a ransom from the seminary. The remains of the fourth seminarian, 18-year-old Micheal Nnadi, was found in a bush on February 2nd. He was buried on February 11th. In a chat with The Sun, Mustapha said from the day Nnadi was abducted, he kept preaching the gospel of Jesus to him and told him to his face to change his evil...
CBN Resumes Dollar Sales for SMEs, School Fees
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CBN Resumes Dollar Sales for SMEs, School Fees

In view of the gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown both globally and in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has resumed provision of foreign exchange to all commercial banks for onward sales to parents wishing to pay schools fees and SMEs wishing to make essential imports needed to revamp economic activities across the country. In a statement released this afternoon, the apex bank said it is resuming the provision of over US$100 million per week for both categories and has also made complete arrangements to resume foreign exchange sales to the BDC segment of the market for business travels, personal travels, and other designated retail uses, as soon as international flights resume. The bank says there is no need for panic by any end-user that could necessitate ...
EFCC Arrests Hotelier, 79 Others in Lagos for alleged Internet Fraud
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EFCC Arrests Hotelier, 79 Others in Lagos for alleged Internet Fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested a 30-year-old hotelier, Oladimeji Olusegun Ogunfolaju, owner of Lakers Hotel and Lake County Entertainment in Lagos, and 79 others, for their alleged involvement in internet fraud. A statement released by EFCC says the hotel which is allegedly a haven for Internet fraudsters, is being guarded by armed security men from three security agencies, including the Nigerian Army, the Nigeria Police and the Nigerian Navy. EFCC says the suspects were arrested during a sting operation on the hotel located at 29, Ebute-Igbogbo Road, Ikorodu, Lagos on Saturday, March 7th 2020, following an intensive surveillance and intelligence gathering by the Commission about their alleged criminal activities. ...
Customs Seizes 1,393 Bags of Rice Hidden in Gas Cylinders
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Customs Seizes 1,393 Bags of Rice Hidden in Gas Cylinders

Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have intercepted 1, 393 bags of rice concealed in gas cylinders within Ogun State. Parading the smugglers before newsmen on Wednesday February 19, the Acting Controller of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A in Ikeja, Usman Yahaya said 625 cartons of frozen chicken, 187 jars and 66 drums of vegetable oil were also seized when the suspects were arrested between 5th and 17th February, 2020.   The items conveyed in 12 different vehicles, had a cumulative duty paid value (DPV) of N40.14 million. Yahaya said; “Barely two weeks after the Comptroller-General of Customs’ working visit to Lagos where he showcased various seizures made by FOU A worth over N10 billion, we have again intercepted 1,393 bags of smuggled for...
RCCG Region 1 Holds a City-wide Annual Crusade – Outpouring 2020 With Pastor E.A Adeboye
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RCCG Region 1 Holds a City-wide Annual Crusade – Outpouring 2020 With Pastor E.A Adeboye

After the success of the First Edition in 2018, The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Region 1 will be hosting her 2nd edition of “THE OUTPOURING”, a City-wide annual crusade on Sunday, 9th February, 2020 at the Main bowl of Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos Island. This was disclosed by Pastor J.F. Odesola, the Pastor in Charge of the Region and Assistant General Overseer (Admin & Personnel) while briefing the press. The Theme for this year’s edition is tagged - Victory Without A Fight. He pointed out that “THE OUTPOURING, which is a City-wide annual crusade of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Region 1 was born out of the vision of the General Overseer to reach out to the unchurched population in the city. The purpose is to bring salvation, healing and deliv...
Schools and Worship Centers Urged to Restore Checks on Luggage
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Schools and Worship Centers Urged to Restore Checks on Luggage

Schools, worship centers, markets, motor parks and owners of other public places have been ugred to restore checks on luggage by the Kaduna State Police Command, barely 24 hours after a suspected suicide bomber identified as Nathaniel Samuel was nabbed at the Living Faith Church in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna. In a press statement issued by the command's spokesperson Yakubu Sabo, police officers were also directed to intensify surveillance and to liaise with stakeholders within their respective jurisdictions to ensure collective vigilance. Members of the public have also been assurred of their safety by the police who are working tirelessly to foil any planned attack in the state.
Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire Disclosed that  41 People has been Killed by Lassa Fever in 19 States
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Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire Disclosed that 41 People has been Killed by Lassa Fever in 19 States

Nigeria's Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Tuesday January 28 disclosed that 41 people have died out the 258 Lassa Fever cases confirmed in 19 states. The Minister of Health who spoke to newsmen in Abuja, stated that the disease is endemic due to Nigeria’s ecological profile. Osagie said it is everyone's responsibility to help curb the spread of the disease as he disclosed that the overall case-fatality rate for 2020 has been just about 15 per cent compared to the same in 2019, which was 20 per cent. He said; “Lassa fever is a disease that is indigenous to our country because it occurs every year particularly in the dry season. “As of the 28th of January, 2020, 258 confirmed cases and 41 deaths have been reported in 19 states, with a majority of the cases from Ebony...
Four Die of Lassa Fever in Taraba
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Four Die of Lassa Fever in Taraba

Taraba State government has confirmed the death of 4 persons in the recent Lassa fever outbreak. The state's commissioner of health, Dr Innocent Vakkai who confirmed this on Monday January 27 said the late residents of the state were among the 5 people who tested positive after 15 persons were subjected to a medical test for the disease. Vakkai disclosed that the surveillance system for more case detection and proper treatment has been activated by state government after most of the suspected cases were found to have come from six local government areas in the state; Bali, Gashaka, Gassol, Ardo-Kola, Jalingo and Ibi. The Commissioner said they've launched a campaign to create awarenness and enlighten residents of the state on symptoms of the disease. He also revealed that the diff...
Rivers State Records 4 Cases of Lassa fever
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Rivers State Records 4 Cases of Lassa fever

Four suspected cases of Lassa fever has been recorded in Rivers State as confirmed by the Acting Permanent Secretary of the state's Ministry of health, Dr. Chinwe Atata. While the four main cases have received prompt and adequate medical attention, 57 persons have also been placed on surveillance after a speculated physical contact with the affected individuals. The permanent secretary also said that they have sufficient quantities of commodities and drugs for therapeutic and preventive interventions. She said; “We are working assiduously to ensure public health safety to exposed substance especially among public health personnel as first respondents. “We are working in partnership with state and federal agencies and al stakeholders in the interest public health security and...
Bauchi State Records Three Lassa Fever Cases
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Bauchi State Records Three Lassa Fever Cases

Bauchi State has recorded three new cases in the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country. The Executive Chairman of Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed who confirmed this on Friday January 24, said the state has been on high surveillance after the disease claimed some lives in Kano State including some health workers. He however admitted that some health workers in the state are frightened due to recent outbreak. Mohammed said; “This year, we have 15 suspected cases of Lassa fever – three confirmed cases out of the suspected … One thing that is giving us concern is no vaccine for it, we have only treatment of the contact and prophylaxis for the contact and then treatment of cases. “So, doctors are afraid, and the nurses are also afr...
One year of Focused Leadership-IGP Abubakar Adamu
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One year of Focused Leadership-IGP Abubakar Adamu

Prior to January 15, 2019, the name Mohammed Abubakar Adamu rang little or no bell amongst Nigerians. One year on, the story has changed as almost every household in the country is familiar with not just the name but even the face of the Inspector-General of Police, M.A. Adamu But then, who is Mohammed Abubakar Adamu? And how well has he fared in the task of policing Nigeria within his one year in office as the 20th indigenous Inspector-General of Police? A Global Cop While many police officers are fit for employment only in Nigeria, IGP M.A. Adamu is eminently qualified for employment as a law enforcement officer anywhere in the world. In addition to his vast policing experience within Nigeria, he also has in his kitty robust international law enforcement experience garnered whil...
Buhari Approves Drones For Border Monitoring
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Buhari Approves Drones For Border Monitoring

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the deployment of drones, aircraft and geospatial technology for the monitoring of borders, it was learnt on Tuesday. A source said the strategy was part of the e-Customs that the nation will use for the surveillance of the movement of illicit goods and persons. With the procurement and deployment of the e-Customs, the borders shall record a watertight security that will foreclose the need for the erection of physical walls. The source said: “The President has just approved e-Customs. E-Customs encompasses the deployment of border management technology, which will incorporate the use of drones, aircraft and other geo-spatial technology to be able to monitor our borders to ensure that any illicit movement of goods and persons do not take plac...
EFCC Arrests 29 Yahoo Boys In Ibadan
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EFCC Arrests 29 Yahoo Boys In Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, arrested 29 men suspected to be involved in internet-related fraud. The suspects were arrested at Akoto Estate, Elebu area in Ibadan during an early morning raid carried out by operatives of the Commission. Earlier, the team had conducted series of surveillance, working on strings of intelligence gathered on the activities of the suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’. The preliminary investigation was found to be credible, leading to the sting operation. Among the items recovered from the suspects are eight exotic cars, many costly phones and laptops, as well as documents suspected to be used for their illicit dealings. The EFCC said they would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded...
Police Seize, Burn 115 Bags Of Indian Hemp In Oyo
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Police Seize, Burn 115 Bags Of Indian Hemp In Oyo

The Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday burnt no fewer than 115 bags of Indian hemp seized from drug peddlers. The Indian hemp, DAILY POST gathered was intercepted along Koko Market road in Sando village area of the state. Officer-In-Charge of Surveillance, State CID, Iyaganku, Mr Maku Aderemi, while addressing journalists at a refuse dumping site in Lapite, Moniya area of Ibadan, said that the 115 bags of the substance suspected to be Indian hemp were intercepted by his officers in Ayete on April 6 at about 1:15 am. Aderemi said the drugs were intercepted based on the information received by the officers and the officers immediately moved to the area. “Before we got to the scene the owner of the Indian hemp has escaped and the product was transported to the office. “Inves...
Airforce Hits Bandits Hard in Doumbourou Forest:Zamfara
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Airforce Hits Bandits Hard in Doumbourou Forest:Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI has destroyed bandits’ camp and neutralised dozens of bandits in air strikes it conducted at Doumbourou forest in Zamfara. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who announced this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the operation was conducted on Saturday. ”The operation was executed yesterday, May 25, pursuant to human intelligence (HUMINT) reports indicating that some locations within the forest were being used by the bandits as hideouts, including a group of huts belonging to a notorious kingpin named ‘Dangote’. “Accordingly, following confirmatory Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), an Alpha Jet airc...
NAF Fighter Helicopter Kills Four, Destroys Bandits’ logistics in Zamfara
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NAF Fighter Helicopter Kills Four, Destroys Bandits’ logistics in Zamfara

The Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation Diran Mikiya has destroyed some logistics stores belonging to bandits at a location within Kagara Forest in Zamfara state, northwest Nigeria. A statement from Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, NAF, said the operation was executed on Saturday, following credible intelligence reports indicating that some of the armed bandits who had fled their camps as a result of NAF’s earlier air strikes had relocated some logistics items, including fuel, motorcycles and local arms making equipment, to another location within Kagara Forest. The statement said the ATF dispatched an Mi-35 helicopter gunship, supported by an Intelligence, Surve...
Fuel scarcity: DPR blows hot, warns marketers
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Fuel scarcity: DPR blows hot, warns marketers

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, in Ondo State has warned marketers against the hoarding of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, commonly known as petrol, as well as selling the product above the approved pump price of N145 per litre. The Controller of the monitoring agency in the state, Mr. Adewale Oseni, who stated this via a telephone interview with DAILY POST, stated that any filling station caught in such act would be sanctioned. Earlier, a visit by DAILY POST across Akure metropolis had revealed that the most filling stations were under lock and keys as they turned back prospective customers with the claim that they are out of stock, while long queues were seen around those dispensing the commodity. Mr. Oseni, who revealed that some filling station who floated that dire...
Ogun Police Burst Child Theft Syndicate, Recover Three Missing Children
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Ogun Police Burst Child Theft Syndicate, Recover Three Missing Children

The Ogun state police command have arrested three suspected members of a notorious child theft syndicate. Their alleged leader is a woman who is currently serving her time in an Ondo prison for another case of child theft. A statement released by the police command spokes person, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the syndicate's modus operandi was to carry out a surveillance of areas where their age-target of children were concentrated, following which, two members of the syndicate, a man and a woman, would pretend as a married couple in search of an apartment. Nobody would ever suspect them to be kidnappers. They would deceive the unsuspecting members of the society and then kidnap these children successfully. Three out of the eight stolen children have been recovered and united wi...
Nipsey Hussle Shooting Captured on Surveillance Video, Possible Suspect Seen
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Nipsey Hussle Shooting Captured on Surveillance Video, Possible Suspect Seen

Surveillance video showing the moment rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot multiple times outside of his clothing store in the Hyde Park neighborhood of  LA on Sunday, has been released. TMZ obtained the footage from a business adjacent to Nipsey's The Marathon Clothing store. In the video, the suspect can be seen in a red shirt, walking quickly toward the front of the store before he began shooting. One of his victims collapsed to the ground, with several people fleeing the area. The Los Angeles rapper whose real name was Ermias Davidson Asghedomwas pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital while the two other victims who were also shot at the store are in serious condition. Police have only described the shooter as a black male in his 20s, and say he escaped in a vehicle driven b...
Okota crisis: Suspected thug, Demola to face trial — CP Muazu
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Okota crisis: Suspected thug, Demola to face trial — CP Muazu

The Lagos State Police Command, Thursday, said the suspected leader of the thugs that allegedly invaded polling units in  Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Okota area of Lagos, identified as Demola, would be made to face the wrath of the law. Recall that Demola was apprehended by angry voters at Baba Ewe bus-stop, in Ago, Okota, while fleeing the scene with members of his gang, after allegedly setting election materials on fire. He was beaten to coma and rumoured to be dead, while his gang’s operational motorcycle was set ablaze. He was, however, resuscitated at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH and has been discharged. But the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Zubairu Muazu, while briefing newsmen on the update of security ...
Mugshot Of Jussie Smollett As he Remains in Custody
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Mugshot Of Jussie Smollett As he Remains in Custody

Below is a mugshot of Empire actor Jussie Smollett who got arrested today after he turned himself in. The actor is facing a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report. His bail hearing will be taking place later today. Reports say the two brothers Abel and Ola Osundairo told cops that they staged the attack at the orders of Jussie Smollett. A Photo from a surveillance camera even shows them buying items used in the attack. I tracked down surveillance of the Osundairo's buying supplies before "attack" Sources say Jussie Smollet told brothers what to buy. Countless phone calls placed for this. However, his lawyer believes he has the right to be seen as innocent until proven guilty. “Like any other citizen, Mr. Smollett enj...
CP Lagos Orders Sustained Patrols and Surveillance Across the State to Maintain Law and Order
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CP Lagos Orders Sustained Patrols and Surveillance Across the State to Maintain Law and Order

The Lagos State police command has intensified patrols in all the streets of Lagos to ensure the saftety of the people of the state. Press statement from the Lagos state police command below; Lagos State Police Command has intensified patrols in all the streets of Lagos to ensure the safety of the good people of the state. The Commissioner of Police CP Zubairu Muazu mni, has therefore, call on residents to go about their lawful duties without any fear. The command wishes to thank the people of Lagos State for maintaining the peace and urges them to keep availing the Command, credible and timely information to enable it sustain the peace currently enjoyed in the state . The command used this opportunity to warn hoodlums, persons with criminal intent that the Command will not enter...
EFCC Arrests 8 Yahoo Boys in Ilorin, Kwara State
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EFCC Arrests 8 Yahoo Boys in Ilorin, Kwara State

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 8 suspected yahoo boys in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The suspected internet fraudsters were arrested following a tip-off and surveillance carried out around Irewolede, Ilorin, Kwara State. The suspects, who were rounded up at about 9.35pm on February 11, 2019 include, Chimezie Paul, 19; Oluwakayode Adebayo, 25; Mustapha Akeem, 19; Ezedigboo Paschal, 19; Mustapha Suleiman, 21; Mohammed Umar Faruk, 25; Abolarin Samuel Sunday, 23, and Anolarin Ridwan Gbolahan, 25. Among items recovered from them were laptops and mobile phones. They will soon be charged to court. This is following the nation wide sting operation of operatives of the EFCC, which has seen most internet fraudsters across the cou...
FG, WHO Collaborate to Eradicate Noma in Sokoto
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FG, WHO Collaborate to Eradicate Noma in Sokoto

                                  Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole The federal government in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Thursday inaugurated the National Technical Working Committee on the Eradication of Noma in Sokoto State. Addressing journalists after the inauguration, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewale, represented by Dr Ojeh Amedu, said Noma is an acute devastating pandemic that occurs mainly in children which destroys the soft tissues of the oral and para oral structures. He added that the survivors of the disease may exhibit facial mutilation and impaired growth of facial skeleton. Amedu said the disease thrives where there is chronic malnutrition, poor environmental sanitation, poor oral hygiene and unsafe water supply, addi...
Lady Arrested For Stalking Man With Over 159,000 Text Messages
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Lady Arrested For Stalking Man With Over 159,000 Text Messages

A woman has been arrested for stalking a man with over 159,000 text messages. She began sending the messages after she went on a single date with him. 31-year-old Jacquelyn Ades threatened the man in some of the text messages. Ades, a licensed beautician from Florida, met the unnamed victim, identified only as the CEO of a Scottsdale-area company that sells skincare products, through the dating site Luxy, which bills itself as a dating service for millionaires. The two went out together once, but the man was not interested in pursuing a relationship with Ades, documents stated. Despite that, the woman continued sending him text messages, sometimes up to 500 a day. The businessman contacted police in July 2017 when he spotted Ades parked outside his Paradise Valley home. Befor...
Teenager, Two Others Sell Siblings For 800,000 To Raise WASSCE Fee
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Teenager, Two Others Sell Siblings For 800,000 To Raise WASSCE Fee

A 15 year old Senior Secondary School student, Precious Ehiedo, and others, Juliet Ogben and Favour Okoh, have been arrested operatives of the Imo State Police Command, for allegedly stealing and selling two siblings who age falls between two and seven for the sum of #800,000. The Commissioner of police in the state, Dasuki Galadanchi, while handing over one of the recovered children to their parents at the command’s headquarters in Owerri, revealed that the two year old, Chiemerem and seven year old, Mmesoma Nwoke were stolen on November 13, 2018, by Precious at Umuezeala Ama in the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State on the instruction of her parents. The CP said the teenager had requested money from her parents for the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination...
EFCC declares war on Yahoo boys ahead of Christmas
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EFCC declares war on Yahoo boys ahead of Christmas

Ahead of the Yuletide, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has launched total war on Yahoo Boys who specialise in defrauding unsuspecting foreigners on the internet, Punch Metro reports. The operation codenamed ‘Cyber Storm’, will involve EFCC operatives monitoring suspicious transactions especially by youths who cannot explain their source of wealth. EFCC declares war on Yahoo boys ahead of Christmas The commission will also deploy its agents in nightclubs and concerts where youths usually go to “pop” expensive champagne. The anti-graft agency will also be monitoring social media accounts of suspected fraudsters who usually show off their expensive cars and houses. Confirming the development, the Spokesman for the EFCC,  Mr. Tony Orilade, said, “The...
Ijaw Youth Council Warns against Protest Targeting Business Community in N’ Delta
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Ijaw Youth Council Warns against Protest Targeting Business Community in N’ Delta

Alfred kemepado The Secretary General of the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide Mr. Alfred kemepado has warned against any form of protest against the business community operating in the Niger Delta, saying this will have negative effect on the development of the region. Kemepado who made the warning yesterday, described the protest which was targeted against Captain Idahosa Okunbo, over the surveillance contract of OML 30 as misplaced. He said Idahosa’s business has employed thousands of Ijaw youths, a situation which has contributed to the sustenance of peace in the region. He insisted that IYC was out to promote peace, development of the region, and the sustenance of all legitimate businesses in the region for Ijaws and non Ijaws in the region. kemepado said no nation develop...
Osun Guber Poll : Police Deploy Adequate Personnel
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Osun Guber Poll : Police Deploy Adequate Personnel

The Nigeria Police Force said it has deployed adequate personnel for the Osun governorship election scheduled for Sept. 22. A statement by the force spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh Moshood on Sunday in Abuja, said that the Inspector-General of Police has directed a robust and elaborate security arrangement be implemented in Osun. He said that the DIG in charge of operations, who has been deployed and would be assisted by eight Commissioners of police and other senior Officers. Moshood said the eight police area commands in Osun would be manned by a commissioner of Police. Police He said that two police Patrol Surveillance Helicopters, 30 Armoured Personnel Carriers, 10 Armoured Personnel Vehicles and 300 Police patrol vehicles are already deployed to cover the entire State includi...
Edo Govt Orders Arrest Of Two Illegal Wood Loggers, Goes After Syndicate
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Edo Govt Orders Arrest Of Two Illegal Wood Loggers, Goes After Syndicate

Edo State Government has ordered the arrest and prosecution of a syndicate of illegal wood loggers, who were allegedly, felling and transporting logs of wood in breach of a government order terminating permits on wood logging and outlawing such operations for environmental reasons.   The impounded vehicle with planks belonging to the illegal loggers. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Security and Surveillance, Comrade Emmanuel Orukpe, said this when he paraded two persons, identified as Isaiah Kadiri and Victor Oboh, who were part of a syndicate felling trees with fake permits in the Irrua part of the state. He said the duo ran foul of an order proscribing activities of wood loggers and others who encroach on government reserved areas to fell trees, thereby indi...
Be Ruthless In Fighting Bandits, Buhari Tells Military
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Be Ruthless In Fighting Bandits, Buhari Tells Military

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged military personnel deployed to Katsina State, saddled with the task of fighting bandits in Zamfara, to be `as ruthless as humanly possible’ in carrying out their assignment. The president gave the challenge when he addressed the 1000-strong military force assembled to check the menace of the bandits and other criminal elements at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport Katsina, on Saturday. The Federal Government had, on July 29, assembled military personnel, comprising the army, air force, police and the civil defence to help in tackling the activities of the bandits. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed fighter aircrafts to Katsina, the airport with the closest proximity to Zamfara...
Notorious Car Snatcher Arrested During Failed Operation In Bayelsa
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Notorious Car Snatcher Arrested During Failed Operation In Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Vigilante Service has arrested a notorious thief who specialises in burgling cars along Sani Abacha Expressway. He was arrested in the early hours of Thursday by men of the Urban Surveillance Unit of the service following a tipoff. Speaking to newsmen shortly before handing over the suspect to the police authorities, Chairman, Evangelist Parkins Ogede said, he will not rest until criminal activities of youths are reduced in the state. He said, the prime suspect was caught burgling a man’s car along Sani Abacha Expressway before luck ran out of him when the owner, raised alarm which culminated to his arrest. According to Evangelist Ogede, with the incriminating evidence before him, the suspect would be prosecuted, further used the occasion to called on members of ...
Shock As Helicopter Comes Crashing Down In Sokoto
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Shock As Helicopter Comes Crashing Down In Sokoto

A Helicopter suspected to be for surveillance operations has reportedly crashed Thursday in Gandi town, Rabah local government area of Sokoto state, The Nation reports. There is no official confirmation of the number of those on board, take off point and destination of the helicopter. Rabah local government is over 50km away from Sokoto, the state capital.
Fresh Ebola Virus Outbreak In Congo
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Fresh Ebola Virus Outbreak In Congo

A report by Aljazeera has shown that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has announced a new outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, just days after a recent emergence of the disease, which killed 33 people, was declared over. Four cases of the virus were confirmed in northeastern North Kivu province, the DRC's health minister said in a statement on Wednesday, though there was no indication they were linked to the country's previous - and ninth - Ebola outbreak in northwestern Equateur Province. "Although we did not expect to face a tenth epidemic so early, the detection of the virus is an indicator of the proper functioning of the surveillance system," Health Minister Oly Ilunga said. Ebola is a virus-caused hemorrhagic fever that in extreme cases causes fatal bleeding from intern...
Air Force fighter aircraft neutralizes BH terrorists at Bulagalaye, Kwakwa
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Air Force fighter aircraft neutralizes BH terrorists at Bulagalaye, Kwakwa

The Nigerian Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole, Sunday, successfully neutralized several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) at Communities of Bulagalaye, Kwakwa, both in BORNO State. A Nigerian Air Force Mi-35M helicopter gunship: Zamfara bandits now being hit This was contained in a press statement signed and issued to our Correspondent on Friday by Director of Public Relations & Information, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya. Adesanya Said, “The successful air strikes on both locations were a result of efforts to trail and neutralize fleeing terrorists after Nigerian Army (NA) troops had repelled the attack on their location around BAMA. “Upon receiving reports of the attack, the ATF scrambled an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platform and the A...

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