National Security

Police recruitment: PSC screens 136,177 candidates

From Our Correspondent The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it has screened 136,177 candidates within six days in the ongoing police recruitment exercise. TheNewsZenith reports that the exercise began on Monday, throughout the country. The commission, in a statement mailed to TheNewsZenith on Tuesday, the Police Recruitment Board is conducting the screening for PSC. Ikechukwu […]

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General Law / Crime

Police nab kidnap suspects in Calabar

From Our Correspondent The Police in Cross River State have arrested two members of a four-man kidnap gang, the State Command’s spokesperson said. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Irene Ugbo confirmed the arrest, adding that the gang abducted the wife of a popular vehicle dealer in Calabar. Ugbo said the gang released their […]

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Foreign News

8 die in crash as police chased human smuggler

Eight people died on Wednesday when the driver of a car suspected of carrying smuggled migrants fled police and smashed into an oncoming vehicle on a South Texas highway. The crash happened around 6.30 a.m. when the driver of a 2009 Honda Civic tried to outrun deputies from the Zavala County Sheriff’s Office. The State […]

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Economy General

Customs intercept amunitions, arrest two suspects in Rivers.

From Our Correspondent  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),  has intercepted some amunitions and arrest two suspects in One near Port Harcourt, TheNewsZenith reports. The Comptroller of Rivers Command, Baba Imam, told newsmen, on Friday in One, that the Customs have handed the suspects over to the Police. TheNewsZenith quotes Imam as saying the command also […]

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Police in Ogun arrest 2 minors for alleged arson

From Our Correspondent The Ogun State Command of the Nigerian Police has arrested two minors for allegedly setting their school on fire in the Isheri-Olofin area of Ifo Local Government. The spokesperson of the Command, Superintendent of Police, Omolola Odutola, disclosed this in a statement, on Monday, in Abeokuta. Odutola explained that the minors, aged […]

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Foreign News

2 policemen injure in Turkish terror attack

Two police officers sustained slight injuries when one of the two terrorists blew himself up on Sunday morning. The attack happened in front of the General Directorate of Security in the Turkish capital of Ankara, the Interior Minister said. ”…Two terrorists, who arrived in a light commercial vehicle in front of the gate of the […]

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Law / Crime Security

Police arrest 19 suspected cultists in Sagamu

From Our Correspondent The Police, on Monday, confirmed they arrested 19 suspected in connection with recent clashes in the Sagamu area of Ogun State. TheNewsZenith reports that eight persons died in the cult clashes in the town. Omolola Odutola, the Police Spokespersion, announced the arrest in a statement circulated on Monday in Abeokuta. Odutola said […]

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Education Law / Crime Tertiary Education

Varsity disowns Pascal, suspected cultist, as its student

From Our Correspondent The management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma in Edo has disowned one Pascal, paraded as a suspected cultist in the state, as its student. The spokesman of the university, Mike Ade Aladenika, gave the disclaimer in a statement at the weekend in Ekpoma. Aladenika said the claims of the alleged suspect, trending […]

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Armed robbers kill soldier in Benin City

A soldier died in a robbery attack in Benin on Wednesday, the Police Command in Edo State confirmed on Thursday. SP Chidi Nwabuzor, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Edo, told newsmen that the robbery took place at the First Eastern Circular and Akpakpaba Roads intersection in Benin City. Nwabuzor said suspected armed robbers, […]

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Police arrest suspected child trafficker in Abia

The Police Command in Abia says they have arrested a suspected child trafficker for allegedly kidnapping and transporting three girls to Ghana. The news of the arrest was contained in a statement signed by the Abia Police PRO, Maureen Chinaka, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) announced the arrest in a statement in Aba. Chinaka […]

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