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The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Kidnap suspect shot dead, another arrested in Enugu

A statement signed by the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said the feat was recorded in two separate operations on May 16th and 26th respectively.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Driver, friend kill businesswoman after robbing her of N400,000

The Police in Ogun State have arrested a commercial driver, who they alleged connived with his friend to kill a businesswoman and make away with her N400,000.
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Kidnappers gang-rape female student of UNIPORT, then butcher her to death

A criminal gang which kidnapped three students of the University of Port Harcourt(UNIPORT), on 7 April, gang-raped the female among them. =
The newly-deployed Police Commissioner to Ogun State, Kenneth Ebrimson, on Wednesday, resumed office in the state with a promise to respect human right and dignity in the course of his job.

Police vow to crush ‘one million boys’ in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has vowed that it would crush miscreants, including the so called ‘One Million Boys’ perpetrating evil in Lagos State and al­legedly said it would soon commence same in Ogun State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 150 ‘cultists’ over supremacy clashes in Ogun

The police in Ogun have arrested no fewer than 150 suspects following supremacy clashes between rival cult groups in Ifo and Sango- Ota axis of the state.g
The Police in Ogun state have arrested 10 persons in different locations in connection with the recent cult-related violence, robbery and other disturbances in Ifo town in Ifo Local Government Area of the state.

Police arrest 10 over cult violence, robbery in Ogun

The Police in Ogun state have arrested 10 persons in different locations in connection with the recent cult-related violence, robbery and other disturbances in Ifo town in Ifo Local Government Area of the state.

Police arrest pastor for staging own kidnap in Kaduna

The Kaduna state police command on Wednesday said it has arrested a 39-year-old pastor and his friend for allegedly faking the kidnap of the pastor.
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Police arrest herdsmen involved in kidnap of Catholic priest, PDP women leader

The suspects, paraded alongside 26 others, were said to have been involved in the kidnap of Rev. Fr. Cyprian Ugwuanyi, Parish Priest of St. Paul Catholic Church, Ogbosu Umulokpa in Uzo-Uwani LGA, as well the Women leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area.

Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.

Police arrest dreaded kidnapper, rescue victim in Imo

The Anti-kidnapping Unit of the Imo State police command on Wednesday arrested a kidnap kingpin, Izuchukwu Chukwuma.

26-year old notorious suspect declared wanted for attacking policemen

The Imo State Police Command has declared one Uju Promise Ekene Amadi, wanted over alleged involvement in series of armed robbery and kidnap cases in the state.

Gunmen kidnap Kaduna lawmaker

Gunmen operating along the Kaduna-Zaria expressway on Friday kidnapped the member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly representing Zaria Constituency, Hon. Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo.
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Police confirm kidnap of six along Abuja-Kaduna highway

Operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command, on Wednesday, confirmed that six persons were kidnapped on the Abuja-Kaduna highway on Monday.
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Gunmen kidnap five in Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis.

Police: We will rescue those kidnapped on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Ogun State Police Command last night expressed confidence that its special force comprising Anti-Kidnapping, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and detectives would rescue those abducted on the Lagos–Ibadan Expressway.
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Police arrest 60 bandits, two suspected car thieves in Bauchi

No fewer than 60 bandits popularly called ‘Sara Suka’ were arrested within the Bauchi metropolis, the Bauchi Police Command has said.
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Abductors mute after taking N3 million for kidnapped lawyer

The family of Kennedy Nwashindi, a lawyer who was abducted in the Asaba area of Delta State, has lamented the silence of the kidnappers after ransom was paid for his release.
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Gunmen kidnap UBEC chairman, daughter, kill driver

Armed men have reportedly blocked the Kaduna-Abuja highway, opened fire on some vehicles and abducted two people.

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US envoy inaugurates emergency health operation facility in Bayelsa

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VP Osinbajo’s daughter denies owning N800 million property

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Benue university pro-chancellor, other staffers test positive for coronavirus

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