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Two suspected robbers lynched in Delta

The Delta state police command has confirmed the killing of two suspected armed robbers at Ikomi Street, Otovwodo-Agbassa community in Warri, Wednesday by angry mob.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson is a habitual trickster, slanderer – APC

Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed as habitual deception and mudslinging an allegation by Governor Seriake Dickson that the party was about to form “a government of criminals and cultists” in the state.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson urges residents to reject ‘ticket of cultists, criminals’

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has urged the people to reject the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 gubernatorial election.

Anambra governor donates patrol vehicles, gadgets to security agencies

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Friday donated vehicles, motorbikes and modern security gadgets to security agencies to tackle crime in the state.

‘Cultists’ kill University of Calabar student

A student of the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Cross River State, was shot dead on Thursday afternoon by suspected cultists, the police spokesperson in the state, Irene Ugbo, confirmed.

Lagos residents raise alarm over incessant shootings

Some residents of Ajeromi/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State have raised alarm over incessant shootings inside the council secretariat.
A yet-to-be identified person was on Tuesday feared dead after Policemen from Ovwian-Aladja Division in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State allegedly clashed with suspected cultists at Express junction.

One dead as police clash with suspected cult groups in Delta community

A yet-to-be identified person was on Tuesday feared dead after Policemen from Ovwian/Aladja Division in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State allegedly clashed with suspected cultists at Express junction.
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 dismisses three soldiers caught with kidnapping gang

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it has dismissed three soldiers arrested among a kidnapping gang in the outskirts of Maiduguri.

Police in Edo reads riot act to criminals parade 155

The police in Edo State weekend read the riot to criminals and criminally minded people in the state threatening to take the fight against them to their hiding places.

Police arrests 143 suspects, recovers 20 vehicles

The Edo Police Command on Friday disclosed that it had arrested no fewer than 143 suspects from August till date.

Police officers rob businessman of N200,000

They were shouting ‘don’t move, don’t move, come out.’ I thought they were armed robbers because they did not look like policemen.” That was the impression Osaretin Erins had when he and his friend, Raymond, were ambushed at a suya joint in Abule Egba, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway around 10pm on Thursday.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

Police nab 1,154 suspected kidnappers in 8 months

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, says 1,154 suspected kidnappers were arrested across the country between January and August.

Police: We didn’t release ‘Baby Awka’ on Anambra governor’s orders

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, John B. Abang, yesterday, cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the release of a chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ozo Emeka Agwumadu (a.k.a Baby Awka) and three others arrested for alleged sponsorship of cultists in Awka.
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Two suspects nabbed over death of 15 ‘cultists’ during supremacy battle

The police are currently interrogating two suspected cultists over alleged involvement in the killing of 15 rival cult members.

Police arrest 130 suspected kidnappers, 40 cultists in Nasarawa

The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Nasarawa State, Mr Bola Longe, said on Thursday that the police in the state arrested 130 suspected kidnappers and 40 cultists from January to date.

Police search for kidnapped nursing mother, five children in Rivers

Anti-kidnapping unit, all the tactical units and ‘A’ grade detectives of the Rivers Police Command have been mobilized to comb the forests and bushes to rescue a nursing mother with six months old baby and four other children abducted by unknown gunmen on the night of last Wednesday at Igwuruta, in Ikwerre Local Government of the State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has banned the planned RevolutionNow protest in the state.

Rivers: We’re ready to tackle insecurity – governor

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has reiterated the government’s commitment to tackling insecurity.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Cultism: We’ve submitted Rivers university lecturers’ names to DSS – governor

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike said on Wednesday that his administration had forwarded the names of lecturers in the Rivers State University to the Department of State Services for profiling.

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