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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest Auchi student’s killer, Uniben students, lecturers’ abductors

Operatives of the Edo State police command have arrested two kidnappers who allegedly abducted and murdered one Faith Esekhagbona, a female student of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, on 9th of December, 2019.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police deny mass abduction, road blockade by herdsmen in Edo

The Edo State Police Command yesterday denied the reported blockage of Igbogui axis in Ovia South-West local government area of the Benin Lagos road by suspected herdsmen which led to traffic gridlock and road users stranded.

Anxiety in Edo community over kidnap of monarch’s wife

There is anxiety in the palace of Onojie of Ewatto in Esan South East local government area on Edo state, HRH Ikhumen II, as the traditional ruler’s wife, Queen Florence Ikhumen, is spending more nights in the den of her kidnappers.

Four feared dead as tipper drivers clash with police

Four persons were feared dead on Thursday following a clash between security agents and protesters, mostly tipper drivers, over the death of a man identified as Frederick, aka Original.
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Abducted AAU final-year student still held 21 days later

A final year student of Nursing Department, Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, Miss Ojemire Faith Bisi, who was reportedly kidnapped at her school gate by gunmen on December 8, is still in captivity 21 days after.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.

Police arrest soldiers for ‘kidnapping’

While confirming the arrest on Sunday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Chidi Nwabuzo, said the three soldiers and civilian were being interrogated by the state command’s head of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Superintendent Richard Balogun.

Edo lawmaker faces certificate forgery, impersonation allegations

The Edo State Police Command on Friday arraigned a member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Ugiagbe Dumez (APC-Ovia North East 1) before the State Criminal Court on allegation of forgery and impersonation.

FRSC officials beat man to death, bury corpse in shallow grave

The corpse of one Odion Omafo Samuel, 36, has been exhumed from the shallow grave it was buried allegedly by four officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) attached to Abudu outpost in Edo State.

Why I killed my mother in-law, two others – suspect

A 44-year-old tipper driver, Edoghogho Omorogbe, has been arrested by the operatives of the Edo State Police Command for allegedly killing his 52-year-old mother-in-law, Mrs. Alice Omorogbe, 25 year-old sister-in-law, Blessing Efe and her six-month-old daughter.

Grandma in police net for selling phone stolen from Catholic priest

A 54-year old grand mother, Hannah Ibadin, is now cooling her heels in police cell at the Edo State Police Command for selling a Nokia phone stolen from a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. David Aronokhale. ‎

ASUU: Fish out killers of Ondo university lecturer

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on the police and other security agencies to fish out those behind the killing of Prof. Gideon Okedayo, found dead in a bush on Sept. 9.

Kidnapped Ondo university lecturer found dead

The kidnapped lecturer of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, Prof. Gideon Okedayo, has been found dead.

Police recover kidnapped Ondo university lecturer’s car

The Edo State Police Command on Saturday said it had recovered the official car of Gideon Okedayo, a lecturer with the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, who was kidnapped on Thursday.

Three policemen remanded for stealing rifles

Three policemen have been remanded in prison custody for allegedly stealing two AK 47 rifles worth N1.7m belonging to the Nigeria Police Force.

Man forges vehicle’s master key for N12,000

A 39-year old man, Endurance Agazuma, who was caught with a forged vehicle master said he paid N12,000 to get it in Aba, Abia State.
In order to checkmate activities of criminals in the state and their sponsors, Edo State Police Command on Thursday launched a security action plan, code-named Operation Puff Adder.

Police launch Operation Puff Adder in Edo

In order to checkmate activities of criminals in the state and their sponsors, Edo State Police Command on Thursday launched a security action plan, code-named Operation Puff Adder.

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