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IGP’S Special Tactical Squad smashes organised car snatching gang, arrests 29 suspects, recover 12 exotic cars (See list of recovered cars))

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, concerned about reports of car hijacking and removal of vehicles from where packed by unknown person(s) ordered a crackdown on criminals responsible for car hijacking and stealing nationwide. Consequently, IGP’s Special Tactical Squad swung into action and has arrested 29 …

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Recruitment of 10, 000 personnel into Police – Compulsory lie detector test for prospective candidates

The Nigeria Police Force has said that it will subject successful candidates in the ongoing recruitment exercise to compulsory polygraph (lie detector) test. A statement by DCP Don Awunah, Force Public Relations Officer, said that this test will be in addition to the general background checks, biometrics, medicals, physical examination, …

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Military to embark on de-mining of farmlands in the North East; Records more successes against Boko Haram Terrorists

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI The Theatre Commander, ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’, Major General Lucky Irabor has said that the troops will soon embark on massive demining and clearance of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) that were planted majorly on farmlands by remnants of Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East geo-political zone of …

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72 hours to expiration of ultimatum to ExxonMobil: Three suspected militants arrested in Akwa Ibom

Dennis Udoma, Uyo At least three persons suspected to be militants have been arrested in Akwa Ibom State.. The suspects, whose names were given as Nelson Seiyefa, 32 from Bayelsa State, Victor Emmanuel Williams from Etinan and Nseobong Dickson, 38 from Eket, Akwa Ibom State, were arrested by the Police …

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Intelligence sharing critical in tackling kidnapping, other crimes – Ambode …Reiterates zero tolerance for criminality in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday harped on the need for all security agencies in the country to scale up intelligence gathering and information sharing to ensure effective protection of lives and property. Governor Ambode also called for synergy in analysing opportunities and threats to national security, as …

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Ex-militants clash with security forces at Akwa Ibom Government House; Demand that Gov. Udom pay them monthly stipends, allowances

Dennis Udoma Pandemonium erupted in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, Tuesday, when over 200 ex-Niger Delta agitators clashed with the Police and other security forces at Government House around 11.45 am. Problem broke out when the ex-militants who demanded to see the state Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel for the payment …

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Relocate your headquarters to Akwa Ibom or face fire! Militant group warns Exxon-Mobil, other oil companies; Issues 7 days ultimatum, threatens new attacks

Dennis Udoma A new militant group “Oyobio-Oyobio” operating in the Niger-Delta region has given Mobil Nigeria Unlimited seven days marching order to relocate its headquarters from Lagos to Akwa Ibom or face unpleasant consequences. The warning was contained in a statement signed by the militant group’s Commander, General Obuma and …

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Lagos re-inforces security in Ikorodu …Seals off Western Lodge Hotel on Isawo Road

The Lagos State government has reassured the general public that the lives and property of well-meaning and peace-loving residents in the state remain its priority. In a statement released on Sunday by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the government advised that the general public should …

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12 houses shut as Lagos Police uncovers illegal oil wells in Ilasamaja…Three suspects arrested

The Lagos State Government on Friday shut 12 houses in Abeokuta and Ibadan Streets in Ilasamaja area of the State over discovery of shallow oil wells built by landlords to illegally scoop diesel from pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The oil wells were said to have …

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Climate change responsible for herdsmen/farmers clashes; Summit to resolve crisis on the way

Climate change and its devastating effects on the environment, has been blamed for the herdsmen/farmers clashes in parts of the country, which have led to the death of many people. A highly placed presidency source told globalpatriotnews.com in Abuja that the climate change phenomenon, caused by global warming, which has …

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