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Police kill another suspected kidnapper in Ogun

Nigeria, Aug. 31 -- Barely 24 hours after two suspected members of a kidnap syndicate were shot dead by the police in Itoriarea of Ewekoro local government, Ogun State, another suspect has been killed... Read More


Lagos #EndSARS Panel: Police told us our brother, killed extrajudicially, 'ran away' - Family

Nigeria, Aug. 31 -- The family of Ayodele Solaja Tuesday told a Judicial Panel of Inquiry that police officers lied to them after extrajudicially killing their son in August 2019. The family showed t... Read More


Police kill two suspected kidnappers in Ogun

Nigeria, Aug. 30 -- The police in Ogun State have shot dead two members of a suspected kidnap syndicate in the Itori area of Ewekoro local government, on Sunday. In a statement on Monday, Abimbola Oy... Read More


COVID-19: Lagos resumes administration of second dose of AstraZeneca Monday

Nigeria, Aug. 29 -- The Lagos State government will resume the administration of the second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine to persons who have received the first dose of the vaccine, the state's Mini... Read More


I don't know why Oyedepo makes noise about his private jet - Tunde Bakare

Nigeria, Aug. 28 -- The founder of Citadel Global Community Church (formerly Latter Rain Assembly), Tunde Bakare, has said he is no enemy of David Oyedepo, the founder of Winners' Chapel, although the... Read More


Family of suspect allegedly killed in police custody demand N100 million

Nigeria, Aug. 27 -- The family of Boniface Enwerem, a robbery suspect arrested by the police in Lagos since 2018, has approached the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry to investigate the protracted deten... Read More


Ozekhome accuses police of 'bungling investigations' of Super TV CEO murder

Nigeria, Aug. 26 -- The lawyer to the family of late Usifo Ataga, Mike Ozekhome, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Baba Usman over the alleged murder of the Super TV CEO in Lagos and the... Read More


Police rescue eight-year-old from suspected kidnappers

Nigeria, Aug. 21 -- The police in Lagos say they have rescued an eight-year-old from two suspected kidnappers. Adekunle Ajisebutu, the police spokesperson, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday. ... Read More


SPECIAL REPORT: Insecurity, flooding threaten education in Lagos schools

Nigeria, Aug. 21 -- Public schools in Nigeria are facing new security challenges such as the mass abduction of students by bandits in parts of the country. In Lagos State, PREMIUM TIMES observed inte... Read More


Police kill two suspected bandits

Nigeria, Aug. 21 -- The police in Ogun State say they shot dead two suspected bandits in the early hours of Saturday at Onigaari area, Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the police spokespers... Read More