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It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.
Three people have been confirmed dead and several others injured as a fuel laden tanker exploded in Suleja, Niger state.
The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has confirmed the death of one person while 10 others were injured in a petrol tanker explosion at Dikko-junction on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.
Former Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, reportedly escaped being kidnapped by gunmen said to have abducted seven travellers on the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
The Commissioner of Police, Cross River state Command, Austin Agbonlahor, has warned his Officers and men to ensure that they operate within the ambit of the law by respecting the fundamental human rights of the citizenry.
The police have nabbed a top kidnap kingpin and one other in connection with the alleged kidnap of Channel Television staff on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
The police headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of one Mallam Salisu Abubakar, 48, said to be the “spiritual father” of armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing motorists and other road users along the Abuja/Kaduna highway.
The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is genuinely concerned about the mind-boggling killings that have been going in Zamfara State.
In what appears to be a suspected armed robbery attack, an FRSC driver was killed in an official patrol vehicle along Abuja-Kaduna express way at about 20 kilometres to the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, 8 January, 2019.
The Federal Government on Thursday redeemed its pledge to donate a house to the family of late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi.
Troops of Division 1, Nigerian Army, have shot dead six suspected kidnappers and four bandits during a clearance operation in the Kidandan, Unguwan Bilya, Sofa and Unguwan Nakuli areas along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
Niger Police Command has announced the arrest of eight suspects for theft, bank fraud and attempted kidnapping in different parts of the state.
In order to reduce tensions caused by the passage of the controversial anti-grazing law in three states, the federal government is considering suspending the implementation of the law, while negotiating safe routes for cattle herders.
Suspected armed robbers on Saturday morning killed a policeman and shot a commercial driver along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.
Former Vice President and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar mourns victims of the Wednesday evening suicide bombing in Maiduguri, Borno State, that claimed several lives and left scores wounded.
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The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday implored Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel to maintain good civil-military relations in order not to put the Force in disrepute.
The Peoples Democratic Party Youth Network has called on Bayelsans to ignore a wild rumour being peddled by unscrupulous characters about a purported meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva.
A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has called on Nigerians to raise the bar of peace in all their endeavors.
Kogi Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Sanusi Yahaya, announced that over 150 communities have been submerged following floods in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.
Tragedy struck the Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH, community, Calabar, as a popular shop operator, Goody, died while jogging at the wee hours of Saturday.
The Police Command in Niger State has arrested five persons for alleged criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state.g
Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claimed on Sunday to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring.
Hundreds of members of the “Yellow Vest” protest movement demonstrated in Paris on Saturday, leading to the arrest of at least 90 people in the French capital, police said.
Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Tuesday nullified the purported creation of additional village and district areas in the state.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Presidency said on Sunday.