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Recruitment: Cultists, robbers won’t be recruited into the police – DIG

The Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, in charge of training and manpower developments, Emmanuel Inyang, has vowed that the Police would not recruit armed robbers and cultists in ongoing recruitment exercise by the force.

Court dismisses alleged kidnap kingpin Evan’s suit against police

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday, dismissed a suit by confessed kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, against the Police, seeking to recover 25 trucks.

Suspected kidnap kingpin arrested in students’ hostel

A suspected notorious kidnapper and armed robber, Godwin Onyebuchi, also known as Papa G, has been nabbed by the operatives of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command. He was reportedly arrested in his hideout in a polytechnic hostel.

Police sergeant sentenced to death for killing businessman

The High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State capital, has sentenced a police sergeant, Vincent Manu, to death for unlawfully killing a businessman, late Stephen Anakwe, and labelling him an armed robber.

Police reveal suspects arrested over Offa robbery

The police have revealed the identities of 12 suspects who were arrested for alleged connection to the last Thursday’s robbery in Offa, Kwara State.

Police nab suspected armed robber in Enugu, recover stolen tricycle

The Enugu State Police Command said that it had arrested a suspected armed robber, who specialized in snatching tricycle, popularly known as “Keke Napep’’ within Enugu metropolis.

Police kill suspected kidnapper in Zamfara, recover arms

The Zamfara State Police Command said on Sunday it had killed a notorious kidnapper, arrested eight others and recovered arms.

Police kill suspected armed robber, recovers pistols, charms in Taraba

Taraba State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Dave Akinremi, has said men of his command shot and killed a suspected armed robber in Bali local government area of the state during the general stop and search operation conducted on Saturday.

Five policemen allegedly shoot villager over N50 bribe

Niger State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of five policemen in connection with the alleged shooting of a villager, Ezekiel Aliyu, in the Munya Local Government Area of the state .

Police kills teacher during armed robbery in Calabar

The Police in Cross River on Wednesday killed an unidentified teacher who was among a four-man-robbery-gang that raided shops along Goldie-Mount Zion in the Calabar-South area of the state capital.

Police nab suspected robber who poses as mad man in Lagos

Detectives attached to the Lagos State police command have arrested a suspected armed robber, who disguised as a lunatic to maim innocent persons.

Police arrest suspected robber with fake dollars, marijuana in Katsina

A 28-year-old armed robbery suspect, Gambo Musa, has denied being an armed robber, saying that he only sold Indian hemp, some of which was found in his home.

Armed robber mistakenly shoots partner during robbery

An armed robber died from his partner’s bullet during a foiled robbery attack on one Francis Chibueze, along Bakery road, Azikoro village, Yenagoa.

Why Nigeria police created SARS – Ex-IGP Mike Okiro

The former Inspector-General of Police, Mike Okiro, has revealed why the Nigeria Police Force set up the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

I bought AK47 rifle for N470,000 – suspected cattle rustler

A 25-year-old suspected armed robber and cattle rustler, Ibrahim Umar, says he acquired an AK47 rifle for N470,000 to aid his cattle rustling operations.

Operation Crocodile Smile II achieving result in Niger Delta – Nigerian Army

The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, says the “Exercise Crocodile Smile 2” operational activities within the Division’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) is achieving result after its flag off.

Woman accuses police of killing husband in Delta

THE wife of a private security firm owner, Gladys Kelikuma, has accused the police of being behind the murder of her husband, Ernest Kelikuma.

Police commission approves dismissal of CSP who killed, planted gun on civilian

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the dismissal of a chief superintendent of police (CSP) who shot, killed and planted a gun on a civilian in Enugu state.

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