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February 22, 2018 11:02 AM Many Injured As Suspected PDP Thugs Clash In Ile Ife

Many people were injured at Iremo area in Ile Ife On Thursday morning as suspected PDP hoodlums believed to be rival gangs clashed. Our correspondent learnt that the clash was as a result of a long-standing feud between rival gangs in Akodi and Ogbingbin. A motorcyclist who craved anonymity, told our correspondent that the clash was as a result of a row which 12

February 21, 2018 7:04 PM How Prisons squad, Police foiled attempt to free inmates

An attack on a Prisons duty vehicle conveying 18 awaiting trial persons from Sokoto prison to court has been foiled by men of the Prisons Armed squad and the Police. This is contained in a statement by ASP Bello Umar Farouk, spokesman of the Sokoto Prisons command. He said armed hoodlums armed with machetes and other dangerous weapons attempted to free the inmates 18

February 21, 2018 5:45 PM Over 9,000 Police Officers Retire, Die Annually – IGP

The Inspector General of Police ( IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris says the Nigeria Police Force loses 9,028 officers to death, dismissal and retirement annually. Idris made the disclosure at the monthly meeting with Commissioners of Police and above on Wednesday in Abuja. The IGP said that the development had seriously affected the manpower of the force. He noted 20

February 20, 2018 5:08 PM Police arrest kidnap suspect in Niger

​The Niger State Police Command said it has arrested a kidnap suspect, Sani Gaya and rescued a victim in Kaoje village of Shiroro Local Government Area of the state. The state’s commissioner of Police, Mr Dibal Yakadi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Minna. Yakadi that the suspect, who hails from Megu village 18

February 20, 2018 8:44 AM Governors are helpless without state police -Tiv youths reply ACF

The National Council of Tiv Youths, NCTY, has faulted Arewa consultative Forum’s position on the creation of state police. The ACF’s Secretary General, Mr. Anthony Sani, said if created, the various state governors would abuse state police the way the state electoral commissions were being abused. Reacting, the group president, Chief John Akperashi 17

February 20, 2018 6:39 AM Abia couple sell daughter N400,000 few hours after birth

A couple identified as 35-year-old Ifeanyi and Emmanuel Elijah, 30, have been arrested by the Imo State Police Command for allegedly selling their daughter, Chinecherem, for N400,000, a few hours after delivery. The husband and wife, who are residents of Irete, in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State, are indigenes of Amakpu- Umuba, in the Isiala 16

February 19, 2018 7:24 PM BREAKING: Suspected Boko Haram militants hit University of Maidguri hostel

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have launched yet another attack on the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID). A source told TheCable that a suicide bomber struck around one of the hostels in the university around 7:50pm on Monday. Recall that DAILY POST reported two weeks ago, that the insurgents released three UNIMAID lecturers abducted in Magumeri 24

February 19, 2018 5:25 PM Police warn Lagos lawyers against Tuesday’s protest

Lagos State police command has warned the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) not to hold their planned protest. SP Chike Oti, Police Public Relations Officer in a statement advised the Bar Association led by Mr. Adesina Ogunlana to shelve Tuesday’s protest as all avenues to resolving their grievances had not been exploited. He noted that the Commissioner 20

February 19, 2018 4:35 PM South Africa Airport shut down over bomb scare

Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo airport, was shut down on Monday over bomb scare. It was gathered that passengers were forced to wait for two hours to return after South African officials identified a bag believed believed to housing a bomb. The airport’s international arrivals hall was evacuated around 0915 GMT after the errant baggage was spotted and airport 21

February 19, 2018 12:49 PM Driver docked for allegedly defiling neighbour’s daughter

A driver, Alex Emeka, 43, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter. The accused, residing at No. 28, Akinwunmi St., Olowoora in Ogba, near Lagos, is being tried for defilement. The Prosecutor, Mr Clifford Ogu, told court that the offence was committed on Feb. 2 at the residence 19