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Adesunbo Onitiri: It’s wrong for federal government to ask Nigerians to surrender guns

Adesunbo Onitiri, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Lagos Central Senatorial candidate in the last elections, has flayed the Federal Government’s order on Nigerians to surrender their guns before June 1. He said the order should be reconsidered in view of the growing insurgency and kidnappings in the country.

Police arrest 25 suspected cultists, kidnappers in Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State on Wednesday said tough times awaited kidnappers, cultists, armed robbers and other criminals following a formal launch of a new crime-fighting strategy, Operation Puff Adder (OPA).
Members of the Police Anti-Terrorism Joint Squad during a prayer before embarking on Operation Pup Adder at Katari Town on Kaduna-Abuja Expressway in Kaduna, yesterday. NAN.

Police gun down two suspected armed robbers

The Nigerian Police Force Special crack team of Ebrumede Division Saturday night gun down two suspected armed robbers during a gun duel.

Suspects: HOW we became house-to-house robbers

Following a public outcry to Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Commander of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), over the menace of house to house robbery in some parts of Lagos, a special squad led by Southwest Coordinator Philip Riennewa, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), has swooped into action and arrested six suspects.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu launches new strategies to curb kidnapping, rescues 27 victims

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has launched a new counter-kidnapping and other violent crimes strategy.

Benue government to crack down on criminals

It would be recalled that the state had witnessed the rising spate of insecurity occasioned by the activities of armed bandits, cultists, kidnappers and armed robbers.

New Bayelsa police chief vows to deal with cultists, armed robbers

A new Commissioner of Police, Uche Anozie, Monday resumed at the Bayelsa Police Command and vowed to deal decisively with the rising cases of cultism and armed robberies in the state.
Williams Akporeha

NUPENG: IMF’s advice to remove fuel subsidy is poisonous

The National Union of Petroleum and Gas Workers (NUPENG) has described the advice given by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to the Federal Government to remove fuel subsidy as poisonous.

Police arrest fast-food staff over alleged armed robbery

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force, Ebrumede divisional headquarters in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, have arrested 40-year-old Shola Ajose, a staff of O’tres fast-food over alleged armed robbery in Warri.

General Buratai cautions media against glorifying terrorists, criminals

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has cautioned the media against glorifying terrorists and other criminal elements in the country.

Governor Badaru, Rep Zorro bicker over Jigawa killings

The House of Representatives member representing Gumel, Gagarawa, Maigateri, Sule Tankarkar Federal Constituency in Jigawa state, Sani Zorro, has called for resignation of Governor Badaru Abubakar on the basis of alleged incompetency and highhandedness.
Emmanuel Okeke Osita

Police arrest ex-task force chief for defrauding jobseekers

The police have arrested a former Director-General, National Task force to Combat Illegal Importation, Smuggling of Small Arms, and Light Weapons, Osita Okereke, for allegedly defrauding job seekers of millions of naira.

Police arrests spiritual father of kidnappers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna highway

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.

Police flush out 60 suspected kidnappers, robbers from Rivers

The Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit (IGPMU), Abuja, has flushed out 60 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers from Rivers State.

Police kill two armed robbers in Delta

Delta State Police Command on Saturday killed two armed robbers operating on motorcycles in Ekette Waterside, Udu Local Government Area of the state.

Police kills wanted armed robbery kingpin during gun duel

The Enugu State Police Command has shot dead a wanted armed robbery kingpin, known as KC, during a gun duel between police and his gang members in the state.

Ondo robbery: Governor Akeredolu calls for instant justice on perpetrators

Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday gave a marching order to all security agencies in the state to go after the armed robbers who participated Monday bloody bank robbery incident in Idoani community in Ose local government.

Armed robbers kill seven in Ondo bank attack

Armed robbers on Monday raided a commercial bank at Ido-ani, Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State, killing seven persons in the process.

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