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Police kill one notorious criminal in Rivers

The Police in Rivers state on Tuesday said that they have killed a notorious criminal in the state, ThankGod Nwandiko (a.k.a Commander Buky).

Jubilation as police arrests Don Wanny’s gang member in Owerri

There was jubilation in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Sunday following the arrest of a suspected deadly kidnapper and armed robber, Nzube Anagwu, popularly known as Italian.
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Police kill suspected kidnapper of UBEC chairman

The Police on Sunday said they had killed the suspected mastermind of the kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and his daughter.

Police arrest suspected armed robber, cultist in Enugu

Police Command in Enugu State has arrested a suspected notorious armed robber and cultist, Chukwuebuka Ani, 23, who had been operating within Enugu metropolis and 9th Mile areas of the state.

Foreigner mobilises soldiers, beats up woman for quarreling with wife

Some soldiers acting on the orders of a foreigner, George Suarez, have brutalised a woman, identified as Diva, for allegedly having a disagreement with Suarez’s wife.

Lagos residents arrest suspected armed robber with toy gun

A suspected armed robber who attempted to rob a businesswoman in front of her house at Ojota, Lagos, was arrested by residents of the street after the woman raised alarm.

Robber mistakenly shoots gang member in Bayelsa

A suspected armed robber was on Monday arrested by an angry mob after his colleague mistakenly shot him while they (the robbers) were trying to escape after an operation at Imgbi Road, Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.

Armed robber loses manhood during shoot-out with police

“The accused are a flight risk. They do not have permanent addresses. They sometimes reside in neighbouring countries like South Africa hence if granted bail they will be difficult to locate,” said Mutizirwa.

Police trainees beat up NBA chairman, detain another lawyer in Ilorin

Trainees at the Nigeria Police Training School in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Tuesday evening, reportedly beat up chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ilorin branch, Mohammed Akande and another lawyer later at the premises of the school.
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Police arrest 34 suspected political thugs in Kano

The Kano State Police Command said on Friday that it had arrested 34 suspected political thugs during the primary elections in the state.

Police arrest bandit, recover pistol, other valuables in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command, said it had arrested a 28-year-old armed robber, who allegedly specialised in housebreaking and robbing victims of their valuables in Emene area of Enugu.
4 President Buhari interacting with troops deployed to curb the activities of bandits and criminals in Zamfara and neighbouring states under Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya, at Katsina Airport

President Buhari unleashes troops on cattle rustlers, bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave marching orders to Nigerian troops to be ruthless in the battle against cattle rustlers, bandits and kidnappers in the country.

Understanding APC and the crisis of defections

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the “factional” leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has reportedly asked Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki to resign his position as Senate President. What exactly does the Comrade want Saraki to resign from – the Senate Presidency or even his membership of the Senate having won election into the Assembly in the first place on the platform of the APC?

Suspect: I learnt in prison how to become a bigger, better criminal

A suspected armed robber, Fisayo Olatubosun, 26, a tiler, has confessed to detectives attached to the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, how he became champion of thieves and robbers.
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Ekiti guber: Protect the ballot boxes in your communities – Governor Fayose tells loyalists

Governor Ayodele Fayose on Saturday asked his loyalists to protect the ballot boxes in their communities, even at the risk to their own lives.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose hunted by forces he used to capture power – Comrade Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, is “hunted by ghosts of forces he used to capture power”.

Police arrest suspected armed robber in Kano

The Police in Kano said it had arrested one suspected armed robber for allegedly stealing a Toyoto car, cash and valuable items worth N3.9 million in Sheka Quarters, Kano.

Police investigate ‘shooting of policeman by colleague’

The Police Command in Enugu State on Monday began investigation into an alleged shooting to death of a policeman by his colleague in Enugu.

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