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People with tattoo not to get recruited -Police

The Police have barred persons with tattoo on their bodies from the ongoing nationwide recruitment into the force. Spokesman of the Enugu command, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu Monday that the measure was part of the rules for the recruitment. Amaraizu said that procedures for the screening had been put in place by ...

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How 19-year-old female student impersonated Wizkid, duped fans over N12.9m

A statement released by Wizkid’s manager, Mr. Sunday Are has revealed how lady impersonated Nigerian pop star, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, aka Wizkid on social media and defrauded the singer’s fans. According to the statement, the suspected fraudster was arrested when she came to Lagos to collect part payment of $25,000 from some Australians at a hotel in Lagos, so that Wizkid would ...

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“Ignore rumour of militants attacks” -Police to Lagosians

Fatai Owoseni, Police commissioner has assured Lagosians  that the fears of an attack on the city by militants, especially the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), were unfounded. Fears were rife that the group’s threat to extend its attacks to Lagos were to be carried out, but the Nigerian Police Force through its commissioner said the city is safe. He described as ...

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Suspects who hijacked fuel tanker in Oyo State arrested

Three men who are allegedly specialised in hijacking fuel-laden tankers along Oyo-Ilorin Expressway, Ogbomoso, at gunpoint have been paraded. Mr. Leye Oyebade, the State Commissioner of Police, CP, who paraded the suspects at the Police headquarters at Eleyele, Ibadan, said they were arrested after they had snatched an Iveco truck with number plates XT 643 FKJ at Gbede Village, Ogbomoso. ...

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Police avert clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Oyo

The Oyo State Police Command has averted a communal clash that could have turned bloody between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Agbanda village, Ikoyi Ile in Ogbomosho. The Oyo State Police Commissioner, Adeleye Oyebade, who led the Police to the village appealed to the farmers and Fulani settlers to allow peace reign and warned that any further breach of order ...

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Lagos State records N101.69bn revenue in first quarter of 2016

Lagos State generated  N101.69bn as revenue in the first quarter of 2016, the state Government said on Monday, May 9, 2016. According to the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, the figure is N4.4bn higher than the N97.28 billion it recorded in the same period of 2015. In statement by Mr. Habib Aruna, the Chief Press Secretary ...

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60 students poisoned in Afghanistan girl school – Police

Sixty students of a girl school were mysteriously poisoned in Rustaq district of northern Afghanistan’s Takhar province on Wednesday. Abdul Asir, Police Spokesman in the province, said the grade seven to 12 of Mir Mulai Girl School in Rustaq district were mysteriously poisoned around 10am. He said the affected students had been taken to hospital for medical treatment. Asir added ...

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IGP extends deadline, warns against extortion over tinted glass permit

The Police on Tuesday confirmed the extension of the decline for the revalidation of tinted glass permit and firearms licence to July 31, 2016. In this regard, the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon E. Arase, has directed all State Commands Commissioners of Police to stay enforcement of law on tinted glass permit and firearms licence until the expiration of the deadline. ...

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Enugu Community claims Police abandoned them during Fulani Herdsmen invasion

The people of Ukpabi Nimbo, a community in the Uzo-Uwani area of Enugu State, which was attacked by Fulani herdsmen on Monday, have blamed security agencies for failing to act on “credible” information they provided before the attack. The villagers, who said this when the Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, visited the community on Tuesday, stated that they were abandoned ...

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Girls kill 16-year-old female student in School

A 16-year-old Delaware girl was killed Thursday morning after a fight in the bathroom of her high school. Wilmington Police confirm to PEOPLE that Amy Inita Joyner-Francis began fighting with another student before classes began for the day at Howard High School of Technology. At some point, at least two other girls jumped the victim. A witness told WPVI that ...

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