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Police kill another ‘kidnap kingpin’ in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has announced killing of a suspected notorious criminal who specializes in kidnapping and terrorizing commuters along the Port Harcourt-Owerri road.
Some repentant armed bandits in Zamfara, on Friday, handed over sophisticated rifles, ammunition and military uniform after denouncing crime, the police have said.

Police: Zamfara bandits surrender weapons, military uniform

Some repentant armed bandits in Zamfara, on Friday, handed over sophisticated rifles, ammunition and military uniform after denouncing crime, the police have said.
An Indian police officer fires tear smoke shell on Kashmiri protesters on December 17 [Mukhtar Khan-AP]

Two killed in Kashmir as Donald Trump offers to mediate

A suspected militant and a policeman were killed in the first gun battle since New Delhi stripped Indian Kashmir of its autonomy, police said Wednesday after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate the “explosive” situation.

Three remanded over armed robbery

The court prosecutor, Inspector Umar Tahir, told the court that Abdullahi Musa (Biggi), of Kwanar Jaba quarters, Umar Yahuza of Hotoro quarters, Nuhu Abdullahi of Zangon Dakata quarters all in Kano metropolis armed with guns and knives, criminally conspired and went to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) staff’s quarters.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

GOC: Army records success over bandits in Northwest

The General Officer Commanding, 8 Division, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has said the recently launched Operation Habin Kunama III has successfully neutralised several bandits in the zone.
Some of the weapons recovered from ISWAP in a recent operation at Doron Naira by MNJTF troops

Troops neutralise three terrorists in Borno, recover weapons

Troops have again neutralised three terrorists in Borno to consolidate on the achievement of the clearance operations in the northeast.

Federal government urged to sell Ajaokuta steel company

Manufacturers and experts have said privatisation of Ajaokuta Steel Company will yield better dividends than the facility being run by the government.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari advised to complete Ajaokuta steel

Former President, Nigerian Metallurgical Society, Prof. Benjamin Adewuyi, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company during his second tenure.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: Rivers remains safe for business, development

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state is safe for productive economic activities for the empowerment of the people.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari: How West Africa can succeed in battle against criminals, criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, said for countries in the West African sub region to successfully tackle criminalities confronting them, security heads of member states must not only begin to share their experiences but also re-assess as well as harmonise crime control and operations in their respective countries.
Nigeria Police

Police shoots man to escape mob attack

A policeman, Insp. Sunday Ogundapo, the team leader of the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS), Obada, Ogun, had allegedly shot one Akeem Akinsanya to death in an effort to escape attack by suspected cultists.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu deploys ‘Operation Puff Adder’ squad to Kogi

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of a squad of ”Operation Puff Adder” to Kogi, in response to the wave of violent crimes in the state.
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IGP Adamu deploys ‘Operation Puff Adder’ squad to Kogi

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of a squad of “Operation Puff Adder” to Kogi, in response to the wave of violent crimes in the state.

Hoodlums kill two soldiers in Rivers community

Hoodlums at the weekend killed two soldiers in Abonnema, headquarters of Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Emmanuel Enoidem

PDP alerts security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot In Akwa Ibom

Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abak Federal Constituency have alerted security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot in Akwa Ibom State.
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‘Beer wars’: Big brewers target Nigerian drinkers

Gigantic billboards advertising beer now dominate the skyline of Nigeria's megacity, Lagos, signalling the escalating battle between multinational brewers for drinkers in Africa's most populous country.

Military arrest corps member, 10 criminal suspects in Plateau

Military Commander, Operation Safe Haven, Major General Austin Agundu, has publicly paraded ten criminal suspects, including militia kingpin Timothy Zakka, for crimes ranging from cattle rustling and terrorizing residents of Plateau and other North Central states since 2001.

Nigerian Army: Video clip of soldier complaining of lack of weapon not new

The Nigerian Army has described as old a video clip that has gone viral showing a soldier complaining about lack of weapons to fight the Boko Haram terrorists.

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Davido deposits N36 million to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan

Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, has deposited the sum of $100K (N36million) to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan Ibile, Skibii and seven other members of his 30BG (30billion gang).

APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants NEMA to extend relief assistance to Kogi flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

Experts attribute inflation rate rise to border closure

Financial experts on Wednesday attributed rise in inflation rate for the month of September to border closure and the new minimum wage.

Gunmen kill policeman, injure school principal in Edo

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMalam Mohammed, on Wednesday confirmed the death of a police sergeant, Yusuf Igoche, in a gun duel with armed robbers on Lagos-Benin Expressway on Tuesday.