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Kidnapper: I’ve lost count of number of people I killed in one year

A suspected kidnapper, Sani Haruna aka Gayu, who was arrested by the Inspector General of Police special team has confessed to newsmen that he has lost count of the number of people he killed for failing to pay ransom.

SEC’s abuse of power negatively impacts Oando’s employees, board of directors

In the Oando versus the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) crisis it seems the SECs strategy is to use silent warfare and third parties to achieve one objective - the destruction of Oando PLC.
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Journalist recounts ordeal in SARS men’s hands in Rivers

A renowned broadcast journalist in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Kofi Bartels, has recounted his ordeal in the hands of officials of the Federal-Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS).

Police recover 834 arms, 19,009 live ammunition in two months

The police said they have recovered 834 arms, 19,009 live ammunition, two rocket launchers and other exhibits in the last two months.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP calls for tougher legislation against kidnapping, other crimes

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has called for tougher legislations against kidnapping and banditry, including possible state seizure of assets linked to illicit proceeds from kidnapping and other heinous crimes.
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Mother of three arrested for staging own kidnap

A 36-year-old mother of three, Chizoba Ogbonna, have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, in Abriba-Ohafia area of Abia State, for staging her own kidnapping.

Presidential inauguration: Police announce traffic diversion in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says there will be diversion of traffic on some major routes leading to the Eagle Square, venue of the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday.
Frank Mba

Police kill suspected kidnapper of UBEC chairman

The Police on Sunday said they had killed the suspected mastermind of the kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and his daughter.
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Criminality: Plateau launches Operation Puff Adder

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has launched Operation Puff Adder in the state to curb the raising cases of kidnapping, banditry and other form of criminality.

Suspects: HOW we became house-to-house robbers

Following a public outcry to Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Commander of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), over the menace of house to house robbery in some parts of Lagos, a special squad led by Southwest Coordinator Philip Riennewa, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), has swooped into action and arrested six suspects.
Some protesters on Saturday stormed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command at Garki over the alleged illegal arrest, detention and rape of some women for alleged prostitution.

Protesters storm police command over alleged arrest, rape of women

Some protesters on Saturday stormed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command at Garki over the alleged illegal arrest, detention and rape of some women for alleged prostitution.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder: Police nab 18 more kidnappers

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says said 18 more kidnappers including the killer of the traditional ruler, Agom Adara of Kajuru Local Government Area has been arrested by police detectives on Operation Puff Adder after the recent arrest of their “spiritual Father” one Salisu Abubakar.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu orders manhunt of suspects over attack on policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of all persons involved in the attack on Police officers who were on a mission to arrest some suspected armed robbers and receivers of a stolen vehicle in a community in Cross River State.

Gombe police spokesperson, 92 other officers decorated with new ranks

The Gombe State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Obed Mary Malum, was promoted to a new rank of Superintendent of Police (SP).

Nasarawa assembly condemns killings of 17 persons

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Thursday condemned the Sunday night shootings that claimed 17 lives in Numa, a rural community in Akwanga Local Government, and urged security agencies to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Police flush out 60 suspected kidnappers, robbers from Rivers

The Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit (IGPMU), Abuja, has flushed out 60 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers from Rivers State.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

How we were attacked, relatives killed by suspected herdsmen – Nasarawa residents

A resident of Numan-Chuko in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Maiwuya Bahago, on Monday narrated how she lost a pregnant daughter and three other children to suspected herdsmen attack.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder neutralises nine gangsters in shootout

The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.

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