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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana advises Southwest governors to enact laws for operation of Amotekun

Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has advised governors in the South West Nigeria to enact laws to legitimize Operation Amotekun.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Amotekun: We won’t succumb to blackmail – Southwest governors

The Six South West governors, weekend, declared that they will not “capitulate to blackmail” from within or outside the region, and reaffirmed that the South West security initiative, Amotekun, is neither a regional army nor an ethnic agenda aimed at obliterating and undermining national cohesion.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Yoruba group to hold protest in support of Amotekun

Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Police arrest 5, 070 ‘kidnappers, armed robbers’ in Edo

The Edo Police Command said on Saturday said that at least 5,070 persons were arrested for various crimes last year.
The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told newsmen, in Benin that the figure represented the suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, murder, fraud and car theft during the year under review.

Edo: Police arrests 5,070 crime suspects in 2019

The Edo Police Command on Saturday said that it arrested no fewer than 5,070 suspects for various crimes in 2019.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Police arrest 114 robbery suspects in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has reaffirmed that no criminal will have a place to stay in the state which he governs with the kind of strategy that is being put in place by the state government in curbing and wiping out crimes in the state.

No criminal will have a hiding place – Ogun governor

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has reaffirmed that no criminal will have a place to stay in the state which he governs with the kind of strategy that is being put in place by the state government in curbing and wiping out crimes in the state.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has disclosed that the security strategies that have been put in place by his administration will experience smooth communication among the security outfits in the State.

Our security strategy will experience smooth communication – Ogun governor

Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has disclosed that the security strategies that have been put in place by his administration will experience smooth communication among the security outfits in the State.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 16 for ‘armed robbery, shop breaking, others’

Sixteen persons in Jigawa were arrested over alleged armed robbery, shop breaking, criminal trespass, car and motorcycle theft, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Usaman Gomna, has said.

Police bursts three armed robbery syndicates in Jigawa

Police in Jigawa state has bursted three armed robbery syndicates terrorising the state.

Niger: Police recover N16.6 million from crime suspects in 2019

The Niger State Police Command says it recovered over N16.6 million from different crime suspects across the state in 2019.

NSCDC arrests 1,314 suspects for crime in Edo

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command says it arrested no fewer than 1,314 suspects for various crimes in 2019.
Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command Special Anti-Robbery Squad have arrested one Ernest Ewim, a 29-year-old, believed to be the mastermind of the foiled bank robbery In Mpape area of Abuja.

Bank robbery: Police arrest fleeing gang member

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), said on Thursday it had arrested a fleeing member of the armed robbery gang that attempted to rob a bank at Mpape, FCT.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: My government undertaking projects previous administrations failed to do

In his New Year message titled: ‘A Letter From The President At New Year’s Nigeria’s Decade’, Buhari said many of the projects being undertaken by his administration are projects that previous administrations failed to do despite the resources at their disposal.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: I’ll withdraw from politics in 2023

President Muhammadu Buhari early hours of Wednesday reiterated his resolve to withdraw from any political contest after his tenure in 2023.

Court remands three in custody for alleged banditry, possession of gun

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Friday, ordered the remand of three men, Bala Muhammand, 35, Abdulmumin Suleiman, 47, and Abubakar Sani, 25, in custody for alleged armed robbery and possession of a gun.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 32 criminals, recover 63 arms, ammunition in Ogun

Police in Ogun State have arrested 32 suspects, recovered 12 varieties of arms and 51 ammunition within two weeks of the launch of ‘Operation Restore Hope’.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army nabs 86 ‘high profile criminals’

The Nigerian Army said it has arrested about 86 suspected high profile criminals in the South East and Cross River in the ongoing “Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’’.

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Coronavirus lockdown: Soldiers were not killed in Delta – commissioner

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