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Where is Maina?

The story of Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, the Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, is like a tale straight out of a Hollywood movie. Like a Mario Puzo spellbinder, the plot is full of suspense, intrigues and ...

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FRSC evaluates 4, 000 traffic offenders

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has, within the last three months, apprehended and referred for psychological evaluation over 4, 000 traffic offenders. The new FCT Sector Commander, Mr. Ayuba Gora Wobin, stated this recently when he paid a working visit ...

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Man jailed for beating government officials

A 36-year-old man, Nicholas Ighomudo, was on Tuesday remanded at Ilesha prison custody by an Osun State Magistrate’s sitting in Osogbo for allegedly beating two Osun health workers to comma. The accused was said to have molested the officials while they were ...

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Police parade 2 ‘ritualists’ in Osun

By Lateef Dada   Osogbo Osun state Police Command yesterday paraded two teenagers suspected to be ritualists. The suspects were said to have been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public under the guise of being herbalists. The suspects, Yusuf Taofeek ...

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Policemen protest over salary in Kaduna

By Chizoba Ogebche Abuja– Police offi cers attached to the Kaduna State Police Command have protested non-payment of their salaries as well as other irregularities that had reportedly aff ected payment of their salaries and other remunerations. Blueprint gathered that ...

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PSC probes CPs over ‘misconduct’

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja– Police Service Commission (PSC), yesterday said it was investigating allegations of abuse of office against some Commissioners of Police (CPs) in charge of state commands. A statement by PSC’s Head, Press and Public Relations, Mr Ikechukwu ...

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Group want scandal at NNPC investigated

A group under the aegis of Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), has called for investigation of the fraudulent activities rocking the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The group equally warned against frustrating the Minister of State for Petroleum, ...

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Man bags 14-year jail term for raping minor

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti An Ado-Ekiti High Court, yesterday, sentenced a 35-year-old man, Olowo Ismaila, to 14 years imprisonment for raping a 14-year-old girl. The presiding Judge, Justice Dele Omotoso, held that the prosecution has proved the case against Olowo ...

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Gombe gets new police boss

Gombe state new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Shina Olukolu, has assumed office assuring the protection of lives and property in the state. During the valedictory speech, the outgoing state Commissioner, Mr. Austin Iwar, expressed gratitude for a successful tenure devoid of ...

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Lafia emir pledges support to Police

Emir of Lafia in Nasarawa state, Dr. Isa Mustapha Agwai 1, has pledged that traditional institutions will continue to assist and cooperate with Nigeria Police Force to ensure the success of its activities in fighting crime in the country. He ...

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