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An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered three men: Ugochukwu Michael, 24; Godwin Omerigwe, 26, and Seun Sossa, 22, remanded at Kirikiri Correctional Centre for alleged unlawful possession of firearms.
Two suspected members of a robbery gang that had been terrorizing commuters along Agboju/Alakija, Two/Badagry expressway, Lagos, have been arrested by policemen attached to satellite division.
Promise Idorenyin, an SS2 student of Community Secondary School, Ikot Ewa, in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of the state was paraded alongside her 38-year old lover, Okon Effiom Edet, who owns the locally-made double barrel pistol.
The Joint Task Force on Kidnappings and Other Criminal activities in the Ofu Local government council of Kogi State has arrested ten suspected kidnappers in Achigili community.
The Police Command in Kano has arrested 11 robbery and car snatching syndicate suspects in the state in the last one month.
An Abeokuta High Court on Wednesday sentenced a 33-year-old man, Ibrahim Toyin, to death by hanging for robbing a woman of her handbag at gunpoint.
The Command in a press release its spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Somori had been on the police wanted list since November last year when he led his Aiye cult group members to kill members of the rival Eiye confraternity, Segun Runsewe and Kayode Adegbuyi during a supremacy battle.
The fake Police officer, 37 years old, David Omoruyi of No. 4, Job Street, Afromedia, Otto-Awori Local Council Development Area, was arrested at about 12.12 am, on January 19, 2021, by the Police operatives attached to Area E Command, Festac; while the suspect terrorising POS operators, 24 years old, Korede Anifowose, was arrested at about 12.45 pm over the weekend, by the operatives attached to Ipaja Division.
The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency, also known as Operation Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd), has dismissed media reports that there was a bloody clash between operatives of the agency and some Fulani herdsmen on Saturday in Aiyete in Ibarapa North Local Government of the state.
The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘C’ Owerri, said it has intercepted 5,200 live ammunition (cartridges of 30GR 70mm Calibre) and various contraband with a duty paid value (DPV) worth over N386 million between November 23 and December 27, 2020, having intensified its anti-smuggling operations.
The troops of Operation Sahel Sanity destroyed 197 bandits’ hideouts, neutralised 220, arrested 892 suspects and recovered large cache of arms in North West in the second half of 2020, says Defence Headquarters.
No fewer than 83 suspected cultists, armed robbers and others were, on Tuesday, paraded publicly in Makurdi by the Benue Police Command, following a crack down on criminal activities in the state during the festive period.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Tuesday ordered the remand of one Umaru Adamu, 22, at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) at Iyaganku for allegedly being in possession of a gun and two live ammunition.
Police operatives in ‘A’ Division of the Delta Police Command, Ughelli, with the assistance of members of vigilance group, have killed two armed robbery suspects during a gun duel on Sunday.
Two suspected armed robbers have been killed during a fierce exchange of fire with the police in Ughelli area of Delta State.
Members of a vigilance group at Okporo Community, Rumuodara in Obio/Akpor local Government area of Rivers have apprehended one Ndubuisi Igwe, aka, SS Chief, alleged to be member of three-man robbery gang.
South Africa has signed an agreement with Johnson & Johnson to secure 11 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and will ease restrictions due to a decline in new cases, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United are being negatively influenced by opposition managers referring to their penalty record after being denied a spot-kick in a 0-0 draw at Chelsea on Sunday.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that the abducted students of Government Science Secondary School, Jangebe, will be released very soon.
The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has once again knocked the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, over the unsecured state of the country.
Following the gale of abductions of school children in the Northern part of the country, the National Association of Nigerian Student (NANS), has advised the federal government to list bandits perpetrating such horrendous crime as terrorists.
A former assistant director in the Department of State Services (DSS), Dennis Amachree, says some bandits are former members of the Boko Haram insurgent group.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says people of the state are fighting against terrorists and killer herdsmen, not against the Fulani ethnic group as some Nigerians believe.
The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has clarified that he asked that the military be deployed to the Orlu area of Imo State. He said this was to quell violence on citizens perpetrated by ‘militants.’
Fresh facts have emerged on what transpired at the recent closed-door meeting between former President Goodluck Jonathan and the Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by a former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has received the 24 Kagara students freed after their abduction by gunmen for 10 days