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Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

House committee wants competent hands in NCS to tackle security challenge

The House of Representatives Committee on Customs and Excise says recruiting competent hands into the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) will help tackle security challenges facing the country.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police nab five ‘armed robbers’, recover fire arms in Nasarawa

Police in Nasarawa state Tuesday announced the arrest of two suspected notorious armed robbers who have been terrorising Nasarawa and its environs and recovered fire arms from them.

Court remands 18 persons over illegal gold mining, possession of firearms

An Akure Magistrate Court has remanded 15 persons suspected to have been involved in illegal mining of gold in Ondo State.
The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, on Thursday, urged the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) to continue providing enhanced and timely intelligence support for the ongoing military operations across the country.

Nigeria’s defence minister asks resident to confront bandits

Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd), has asked Nigerians to summon courage and stand up to the gunmen wreaking havoc across the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Official: Police kill 8 ‘kidnappers’ in Edo

The police in Edo State said they have killed eight suspected kidnappers in the state in the last three weeks.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Oyo police frown at unlawful possession of firearms, jungle justice

Oyo State Police Command has condemned the unlawful possession of firearms and jungle justice by some citizenry and residents of the State.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has remanded 8 persons for kidnapping, terrorism and possession of illegal firearms at the Afokang Correctional Service centre.

Police arraign kidnap kingpin, seven others for terrorism in Calabar

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has remanded 8 persons for kidnapping, terrorism and possession of illegal firearms at the Afokang Correctional Service centre.
An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two septuagenarians and four others to death by hanging for the murder of one Sola Adeniyi.

Man to die by hanging over robbery in Ogun

A state High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday sentenced a 36-year-old man, Jelili Agemo to death by hanging for armed robbery, and unlawful possession of fire arms.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 46 ‘criminals’, recover N1.5m in Nasarawa

The Nigerian Police Nasarawa State Command has arrested 46 suspected criminals and recovered 1.5 million naira from its operations recently.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Police arrest 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, others

The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate raises concerns over infiltration of national parks by criminals

The Senate has raised alarm over the infiltration of national parks by criminal syndicates plying the trade of banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling which has resulted in the killing of Rangers and commuters.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zubairu Muazu, on Monday paraded 202 people, suspected of involvement in armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and other related crimes in Lagos State.

Lagos police launch ‘Operation Crush’, parade 202 suspected criminals

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zubairu Muazu, on Monday paraded 202 people, suspected of involvement in armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and other related crimes in Lagos State.

IPOB sit-at-home: Police to arrest, prosecute ‘enforcers’

The Police Command in Enugu State has promised to arrest and prosecute any miscreant, who disguises as a member of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) to disrupt activities in the state.

Police arraign three over illegal possession of fire arms, ballot papers, PVCs in Benue

The Police on Wednesday arraigned three persons before a Makurdi Upper Area Court II for alleged criminal conspiracy and illegal possession of fire arms, ballot papers and Permanent Voter Cards (PVC’s).
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Lagos lawyer, four others charged with murder, armed robbery

A disbarred Lagos Lawyer, Ephraim Emeka Ugwuonye, has been charged before a High Court in Abuja, alongside four others over their alleged involvement in the alleged killing of Abuja business woman, Charity Aiyedogbon.

Police sergeant, others arrested for gunrunning, armed robbery

Security agencies on Thursday paraded 10 suspected criminals for various offences, including gun running, cattle rustling, armed robbery, impersonation and illegal possession of firearms.
Gabriel Suswam

Ex-Governor Suswan docked over alleged arms possession

A former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, was kept in the dock while appearing before the Federal High Court in Abuja on a three-count criminal charge bordering on his alleged illegal possession of fire arms.

Police recover 47 illegal arms, arrest 17 suspects in Akwa Ibom

The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, on Saturday said it recovered 47 illegal arms and 172 live ammunition and cartridges across the state.

Police recover 457 illegal arms in Kogi

The Police in Kogi State on Thursday, said it had recovered over 457 prohibited arms from unauthorised persons across the 21 local government areas of the state.

Cameroon imposes curfew in Buea

A curfew has been imposed in the South West region of Cameroon, according to a communique issued by the governor of the region on Friday, November 10, 2017.

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