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Robbers kill security guard at Ondo petrol station

Suspected armed robbers have reportedly killed a security man guarding a mega station of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, located along Akure-Owo Expressway, in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

‘Robbers’ vandalise ATM in Abuja filling station

Suspected armed robbers attacked a filling station in Kubwa Abuja, where they vandalized an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) attached to the facility.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha: Corruption hasn’t ended despite President Buhari’s efforts

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), and others on Tuesday said corruption had not ended despite the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts to stamp out the scourge.

Mob sets two phone thieves ablaze in Delta

A mob has reportedly set ablaze two suspected armed robbers at Ovwian after express junction before Ovwian Secondary School in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State on Sunday.

Robbers invade Ibadan communities, ‘kill’ one, injure others

A yet to be identified night guard was allegedly killed by armed robbers in Oju-irin, Akobo area of Ibadan on Saturday when robbers numbering about 15 invaded the community.

Robbers invade Ibadan community, living one dead and several injured

A yet to be identified night guard was allegedly killed by armed robbers in Oju-irin, Akobo area of Ibadan on Saturday when robbers numbering about 15 invaded the community.

Malam Niga: Returning inmates evacuated from rehab centres back to society dangerous

The founder of Malam Niga Rehabilitation and Skill Acquisition Centre, Lawan Yusuf Muduru said returning some of the inmates evacuated from rehab centres in the country back to society is dangerous.

Angry mob lynches two ‘armed robbers’ in Delta community

Angry mob has lynched two suspected armed robbers as well as recovered arms from them (suspects) at Otovwodo-Agbassa Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 49 suspects for robbery, kidnapping in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command on Friday paraded 49 suspects who were arrested in connection with alleged armed robbery, kidnapping, car snatching, drug peddling and frauds.
State Police Commissioner Isaac Akinmoyede, who briefed reporters in Jos on Thursday, said the arrest was made in pursuance of the objectives of Operation Puff Adder which was launched in the state recently.

Police arrest 17 kidnappers, POS robbers in Plateau

Plateau State Police Command has arrested 17 kidnappers and armed robbers who specialise in snatching cars and robbing POS operators in Jos, the capital of Plateau State.

FUNAAB students flee as armed robbers invade hostels

Students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in Ogun State can no longer sleep with their two eyes closed over fears that they may be robbed overnight.

Armed robbers attack NNPC mega station, behead sergeant

Dare-devil armed robbers on Saturday attacked Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) mega station in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor pays N1 million compensation to family of murdered So-Safe Corps officer

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has approved the sum of one million naira as compensation for the family of a deceased officer of the Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps Agency (So-Safe Corps), Kehinde Aigbe, who died recently, after being shot by armed robbers while on duty.

Mob sets ablaze suspected armed robbers in Delta

Angry mob set two suspected armed robbers ablaze on Tuesday morning at Sublane Junction in Mosogar Community in Ethiope-West Local Government Area of Delta State.

We are winning the war against kidnappers, criminals in Benue – governor

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State government has assured the Igbo community and other Nigerians living and doing business in the state that the current massive onslaught against criminals was yielding results and cases of kidnapping in the state would soon become history.

Student kidnaps own sister, demands N10 million ransom from father

The Taraba State Police Command on Friday arrested 22-year-old Abdulbasit Umar, a 100 level student of Computer Science at the Taraba State University, Jalingo, suspected to have kidnapped his six-year-old sister.

Armed robbers hit Ekiti bank, kill policeman, empty vault, ATM

Some armed robbers on Thursday attacked a branch of Wema Bank Plc in Ise Ekiti, Ise/Orun Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

‘Armed robbers’ attack Ekiti bank with explosive

Armed robbers struck at a bank in Ise Ekiti yesterday afternoon, carting away millions of naira.

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