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Armed thugs invade FMC Lokoja

Armed political thugs on Wednesday invaded the Federal Medical Centre in Lokoja, carting away cash, laptops, and telephone handsets, among others.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Soldiers kill 12 bandits, nab informants, rescue two kidnapped victims in Katsina, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters said soldiers on Operation HADARIN DAJI under OPERATION ACCORD, have killed 12 bandits and rescued 2 kidnapped victims in Kastina and Zamfara States.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists succumb to military onslaught in North East

The Defence Headquarters says more Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists have continued to succumb to the superior tactics and fire power of the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North East.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 71 suspects for kidnap, rape in Borno

The Borno Police Command has arrested 71 suspects for alleged kidnap, rape and procession of marijuana in various parts of the state.
The Oyo State joint security outfit, Operation Burst, has apprehended seven suspected members of an armed robbery gang in Ibadan.

Oyo joint security outfit nabs seven armed robbers

The Oyo State joint security outfit, Operation Burst, has apprehended seven suspected members of an armed robbery gang in Ibadan.
Aggrieved residents allegedly killed three suspected members of a robbery gang who invaded Igando community, a Lagos suburb, Tuesday.

Lagos residents kill, dump bodies of three ‘armed robbers’ in canal

Aggrieved residents allegedly killed three suspected members of a robbery gang who invaded Igando community, a Lagos suburb, Tuesday.

Armed gangs terrorize Lagos, Ogun communities

Armed gangs in Lagos and Ogun states have in the past few days, hijacked the lock-down directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, invading houses, shops and unleashing mayhem.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP deploys intervention squads to Lagos, Ogun

The Intervention Team is being coordinated by a Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG Peter Babatunde Ogunyanwo, fdc, a seasoned crime fighter, who doubles as the DIG in charge of the Department of Research and Planning of the Force and the coordinating DIG for South-West Geopolitical Zone.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 150 ‘cultists’ over supremacy clashes in Ogun

The police in Ogun have arrested no fewer than 150 suspects following supremacy clashes between rival cult groups in Ifo and Sango- Ota axis of the state.g

Lockdown: Armed robbers, miscreants on rampage in Lagos

As harsh economic effect of the 12 day Presidential lockdown order bites harder on Lagos residents, armed robbers and miscreants on Saturday afternoon broke into homes to rob innocent citizens of their valuables.

One killed as hoodlums clash in Ibadan

Two rival hoodlum groups on Saturday clashed in Ibadan and attacked one another with cutlasses and other dangerous weapons resulting in the death of one person and injuring others.

Man sentenced to death for armed robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Monday, sentenced a 21-year-old man, Isa Abdulkareem, to death by hanging.
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said the law backing the establishment of Western Nigeria Security Initiative, codenamed Amotekun will be ready latest on Valentine Day, Friday, February 14, across the six states in the region.

Amotekun: Applicants must undergo psychiatric test – NBA

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has charged the coordinators of State Security Network Agency called ‘Amotekun’, to ensure that only applicants with mental fitness are recruited.

Police arrest senate president’s impersonator with N420,000

A 27-year-old man, Abdul Hassan Kadala, who posed as an aide to Senate President Alhmed Lawan to defraud unsuspecting members of the public has been arrested by operatives of the Police attached to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Command.
Nigeria Police

Police intercepts three persons with firearms in Zamfara

The Police special squad, “Operation Puff Adder” has intercepted three persons with guns concealed in sacks around Lalan area of Gusau, the Zamfara capital.
Police parade Abuja bank foiled robbery suspects — in picture

Bank worker led Abuja robbery operation – suspect

Elijah David, a robbery suspect, says Larry Ehizo, an employee of First Bank of Nigeria, Mpape area of Abuja, led his gang to rob the bank.

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.

Police in Lagos apprehend robbery suspect for stealing church tithe, offering

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the leader of a robbery gang that recently broke into a church and stole offering and tithe monies running into millions.

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12 aspirants jostle for Ondo APC governor ticket

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