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Aug 5th, 2013
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  | credits: The policemen accused of collaborating with hoodlums to kill two youths in Badagry, Lagos State, have been arrested. They were arrested on Friday, according to the police authorities. However, a new video made available to our correspondent identified two of the policemen as Inspect...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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  | credits: NAN AFTER eight days in police custody, the Majority Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Mr. Chidi Lloyd, on Wednesday, finally appeared before a High Court in Port Harcourt. Lloyd, arraigned on six counts of attempted murder, conspiracy, assault and malicious damage, arri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2013
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SUSPECTED members of the Boko Haram sect on Friday blew up the prison in Gwoza Local Government, setting free all the prisoners. Saturday Tribune learnt that a civilian around the emir’s palace, where the prison is located, was killed by the gunmen while they were freeing the prisoners. However, an o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Oct 9th, 2012
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THE situation surrounding the killing of the four students of the University of Port Harcourt worsened on Tuesday evening, as students of the institution, led by the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), stormed Omuokiri-Aluu, burned houses and forced the closure of the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2012
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IBADAN – ARMED policemen yesterday took over the Oyo State Secretariat of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Agodi, Ibadan, over what the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Yabo Mohammed, said was a preventive measure to prevent a breakdown of law and order. Not less than 10 armed Mobil Policemen were see...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 26th, 2011
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Kenyan police said on Tuesday they arrested a man suspected of belonging to a terrorist group, a day after two blasts in Nairobi killed one person and injured more than 20 others. The suspect, who had Kenyan identity papers, was detained along with an arms cache including 13 hand grenades, an AK47 ri...
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Sep 25th, 2011
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Lagos – Nigerian police have questioned two students after a video of an alleged gang rape in what appeared to be a university hostel was put on the internet, causing widespread outrage. The video, no longer available online, clearly showed the face of the assaulted woman, pleading with her ass...
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Jul 14th, 2011
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A corruption investigator ruled Thursday that South Africa’s national police chief was guilty of “maladministration” in a lease deal that saw police try to pay three times the market rate for a building. Public Protector Thuli Madonsela slammed Police Commissioner Bheki Cele for his...
By benim
In Guinea
Jun 17th, 2011
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CANBERRA, Australia – Police have increased security around Papua New Guinea’s acting prime minister for fear of a traditional revenge attack after his 21-year-old son was accused of murdering a woman at the family home, an official said Friday. A cordon was thrown around Acting Prime Minister ...
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Apr 28th, 2011
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The police in northeast Nigeria’s Borno State has confirmed the killing of at least one person, after unidentified gunmen invaded a polling unit in Ummarari area of Maiduguri, the state capital. State Commissioner of Police Mike Zuokumor disclosed this to reporters on Wednesday, saying four oth...