Police station

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 23rd, 2013
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(AFP) KANO, Nigeria — Twenty-five people were killed in eastern Nigeria when attackers blasted a jail, a police station and a bank with bombs, machine-guns and rocket-propelled grenades, police said Saturday. “We have 25 dead from yesterday’s attacks in Ganye, which included a chief priso...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 21st, 2013
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By Nse Udoh Police in Chinsali District, Muchinga Province have intercepted a vehicle carrying 11 Ethiopian illegal immigrants. This is the second time in four days that officers in Chinsali have cornered such immigrants. Muchinga Province Police commissioner Remmy Kajoba confirmed the development in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2013
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By Munonyedi Val When I was just growing up in the 80’s, can’t remember precisely the age then, there was this policeman who was very fond of me and always refer to me as his friend. I am sure the age difference between us then would be nothing less than 15, but he will never […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 13th, 2012
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UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested and charged with treason, an offence that carries a death penalty in Zambian law. Mr. Hichilema was arrested this morning when he appeared at Police headqauters for questioning. The UPND leader is currently detained at Woodlands police station since th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 30th, 2012
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Two explosions have struck police stations in northwest Nigeria. An Associated Press journalist in Sokoto, the major city of Nigeria’s northwest, says he saw smoke rising over the stations after the blast Monday morning. Police and security agents have blocked off roads to the sites. The cause ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2012
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KANO, Nigeria — Suspected members of Islamist group Boko Haram attacked three police stations in northeastern Nigeria on Saturday, burning two of them down in the latest of scores of such assaults, police said. It was not yet clear if there were casualties in the attacks in Yobe state, which has been...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Two people were reportedly killed in Askira, a small community south of Borno State when gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram attacked a bank and police station yesterday. Residents of the sleepy town, which is the headquarters of Askira/Uba Local Government in the southern part of the state ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2012
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Gombe – Police say gunmen have attacked three banks and a police station in Nigeria’s northeast, killing four policemen. Gombe state deputy police chief Kabir Muhammad said on Thursday that the attacks occurred in a town about 140km from the state capital. A nurse who asked for anonymity ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2012
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Kano – Gunmen hurled explosives and fired at a police station and a nearby bank in a northern Nigeria town in another of daily attacks blamed on Islamist sect Boko Haram, witnesses said. The attack in Jama’are, a traditional emirate and town, north of Bauchi state, occurred 24 hours after...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 25th, 2012
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Kano – Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists Friday launched simultaneous gun and bomb attacks on a prison and a police station in the northern city of Gombe, a jail guard and a resident said. The attackers staged what residents said appeared to be co-ordinated attacks on a main prison wh...