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Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun breaks silence on arms importation

Senator Ibikunle Amosun, former governor of Ogun State, has denied illegally importing massive cache of AK47 assault rifles and ammunition into the country and handing them over to the police towards the end of his administration.
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Ogun police chief deny receiving rifles, four million ammunition from Senator Amosun

Ogun State Police Commissioner (CP) Basir Makama on Tuesday evening denied receiving 1,000 AK47 rifles and four million ammunition from former Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu: Crime rate is declining in Nigeria

Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Monday declared that the crime rate in the country has declined even as he noted that the last few weeks have witnessed new patterns and threats of criminality that has necessitated a review of strategy.

I saw the faces of those who killed my wife, shot me – witness...

A prosecution witness, Solomon Opaluwa, on Friday told an FCT High Court that he saw the faces of the seven robbers who killed his wife and shot him.
Troops of the Nigerian army wiped out a band of Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to attack Damaturu, the capital of Yobe on Tuesday.

Several terrorists killed in major military onslaught of Boko Haram’s strongholds

Several Boko Haram terrorists were in Friday killed by troops attached to Operation LAFIYA DOLE and 7 Division Nigerian Army during a major and simultaneous onslaught of insurgents’ hideouts in Borno State.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Minister: How illegal mining fuels insecurity in Zamfara

The Federal Government on Wednesday revealed how illegal mining activities aggravated insecurity in Zamfara before its April 7 prohibition order and launch of special operations to stop bandits in the state.

Operation Whirl Stroke recovers 37 arms, 389 ammunition in Nasarawa graveyard

Members of Operation Whirl Stroke of the Nigerian Army in charge of Taraba, Benue and Nasarawa states say they have recovered 37 arms and 389 ammunition from criminals in Nasarawa State.

Police kill three suspected kidnappers in Kaduna

Three suspected kidnappers were killed by the police on Wednesday in Kaduna.

Military arrests two men manufacturing sub-machine guns, AK 47, others in Benue

The headquarters of Operation Whirl Stroke, an ongoing special military operation in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States, says it has arrested two suspected arms manufacturers in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.

Police parades 12 suspected armed robbers in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command, on Saturday, paraded 12 suspects for alleged armed robbery at various locations in the State.

Governor Ortom: Senator Akume should be in jail

Ortom, said this to journalists while reacting to an allegation by the former governor at President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential campaign rally held at Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, on Wednesday.

Residents flee as APC, PDP thugs clash in Delta

Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, was still being deserted the weekend owing to the pandemonium that broke out in the area, leaving in its trail three deaths and scores of injured persons.

Offa robbery: 21 AK 47 rifles stolen from armoury – witness

One of the prosecution witnesses in the ongoing Offa robbery case, Hitila Hassan, said on Friday that no fewer than 21 AK 47 rifles were stolen from the armoury of a police station in the community.

Kenyan president says Nairobi attackers ‘eliminated’, 14 victims

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that all Islamists who had stormed an upmarket hotel complex had been "eliminated" after an almost 20-hour siege that left at least 14 dead.

Akwa Ibom government raises the alarm over alleged APC’s plot to cause confusion

The Akwa Ibom State Government has raised the alarm that the recent invasion of the state House of Assembly was the beginning of an agenda by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to cause confusion and ultimately, postpone the gubernatorial election.

Musa Kimo: Police not involved in Akwa Ibom Assembly crisis

The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo, has denied direct police involvement in the state House of Assembly crisis which started on November 19.

Official: Police foil attack on Zamfara community, recover AK 47 rifles

The Zamfara Police Command on Monday said it repelled an alleged planned attack on a community in Zamfara and recovered 11 assorted ammunition from the suspects.

Police parade 33 suspected IPOB members over inspector’s killing

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) yesterday said it paraded 33 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the killing of an Inspector of Police.

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IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

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