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Police Recover Fred Amata’s Stolen Vehicle

The Lagos State Police Command said it has recovered the Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) belonging to ace actor, Fred Amata, on Monday. The vehicle which was snatched from the veteran actor by gunmen around Fadeyi area of Lagos, two weeks ago was recovered in Ejigbo area of the state. According to the command’s spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos, a Superintendent of ...

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Police Arrest 31 Robbery Suspects in 7 Days, Recovers 22 Vehicles

The Nigerian Police said it arrested about 31 armed robbers in Lagos environs the past week alone. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, said this on Friday at the weekly briefing, in Ikeja. Mr. Fatai Owoseni said the suspects who arrested in different parts of the State were overran by the men of the Police force at Ojota, ...

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11 Turkish Police Killed In Car Bomb Attack

Eleven Turkish police officers were killed on Friday in a suicide car bombing at a security checkpoint in the restive south-eastern town of Cizre. Government officials said in Istanbul that the bombing by the roadblock outside a police headquarters, also injured 75 security force members and three civilians. Prime Minister, Binali Yildirim, blamed the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) for ...

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Police Recruitment: Aptitude Test Begins Aug. 22

The Police Service Commission ( PSC) says it will conduct aptitude test for shortlisted applicants for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force on Aug. 22 across the country. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations, of the commission on Sunday in Abuja. Ani said that Coordinators for the exercise were already ...

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IG’s 24 recaptured Cars “Shouldn’t have been an issue”, says Motoring Public

EFULA ABBAH Following the brouhaha that ensued since the past week concerning the where- about of the 24 missing police vehicles allegedly carted away by the former Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase by his successor, AIGP Ibrahim Idris, some members of the Motoring Public has said it was needless to have raised issues, since there was no proper ...

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French Authority Investigating Whether Truck Attacker Acted Alone

French authorities were trying to determine on Friday whether the Tunisian, who killed at least 84 people by ploughing a truck into Bastille Day crowd had acted in isolation or in company of accomplices, but has said that the attack has the hallmarks of Islamist militants. Thursday night’s attack in the Riviera city of Nice threw France again into yet ...

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Nigeria Police Unveils Measures to Curb Corruption, Indiscipline

By: ROTIMI ASHER The Nigeria Police has put up new measures and strengthen existing ones to ensure bad eggs are weeded from the police. The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni unraveled on Wednesday during decoration ceremony of newly promoted officers at the POWA, Hall, Oduduwa, GRA, Lagos, on Wednesday. According to him, the new measures include an improved welfare ...

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