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Jul 11th, 2014
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A 14-year-old girl was dragged into a forest and raped on the orders of a village council in remote eastern India in retaliation for a sex assault blamed on her brother, her family and police said Friday. Jitendra Singh, a top local police official, said three men have been arrested. They include the...
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Jun 19th, 2014
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By Ayodele Ameen A civil society group, Human Rights Advancement, Development and Advocacy Centre (HURIDAC)is calling for “a human rights friendly environment before, during and after the Ekiti election.” HURIDAC is seriously concerned about the threat to peace and security in the State and the poten...
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Apr 29th, 2014
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by Michael John There is an old English saying that what goes around comes around. Or to put it the Bible way, he who sows the wind would reap a whirlwind. So when a restaurant owner in Ikoyi took his staff to the police station for allowing someone to sleep there against the rule of […]...
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Nov 11th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor News reports that Lawrence Quayeson, driver of dismissed former Deputy Communications Minister (Victoria Hammah) “says his life is in danger” must wake every Ghanaian up to face reality. Quayeson, who is a cousin of the dismissed Deputy Minister, claims he had to run away to...
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Sep 19th, 2013
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By EVELYN USMAN AWKA— The Special Fraud Unit, SFU of the  Force Criminal Investigation Department,  has declared the Anambra State Commissioner for Special Duties, Mr.  Vincent Ejikeme Ezewajiaku wanted for allegedly obtaining the sum of N10. 6 Million by false pretense and forgery. The serving commi...
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Aug 31st, 2013
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•Detention of arrested persons illegal— NOPRIN… On August 1, 2013, an unprecedented crowd gathered in front of Upper Class Hotel, 8 Market road, Onitsha , Anambra State, to witness its demolition, following the discovery of two human heads and ammunitions by operatives of the Anambra State Police Com...
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Aug 8th, 2013
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  Seteolu, Sodeinde and the house The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged man, Mukaila Adebesin, for allegedly setting ablaze six people in Ita Balogun Compund, Ago-Oko, Abeokuta. The victims are Adesanya, 20, Sulaiman Adebesin, 20, Saburi Seteolu 18, Raheem Bello 19, Azeez Alab...
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Aug 6th, 2013
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  Some policemen in Lagos | credits: File copy The Lagos State Police Command has commenced investigations into the killing of a police corporal, Ado Ayuba, who was lynched by some hoodlums in Suru Alaba area of the state. According to the police, the victim was beaten to death by an irate mob f...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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BY GBENGA OLARINOYE OSOGBO — THE Osun State Commissioner of Police, Mrs Dorothy Gimba, has ordered an investigations into the case of attempted defilement of a four-year-old girl by one Lateef Olateju, a barber, at Yemoja area in Ido-Osun, Egbedore Local Government Area of the state. The commissioner...
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Apr 13th, 2013
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Johannesburg – An Ethiopian man was shot dead at a business premises in Klipgat on Saturday morning, North West police said. The man was found lying in a pool of blood near a pit toilet, said Captain Amanda Funani. He had a gunshot wound to the head. Police had spoken to the man’s brother...