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The Cross River State Police Command have paraded a suspected child trafficking syndicate including an 80 year old woman, gun runners and four others for various crimes in the state .
At their trial, Lekan Akinola, 40, and Dare Sowunmi, 27, had pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery levelled against them.
“The Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, in his interactive session with the Special Constabulary at Area Commands and Divisions across the state, only banned them from bearing firearms and wearing regular police uniform as well as performing duties outside their communities,” Shehu said.
The Cross River State Commissioner of police, Sikiru Akande, has warned criminals operating in the state to either leave or be smoked out.
President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly used his clemency authority as a political tool rather than an act of mercy, issued a final wave of pardons and commutations on his last night in office, delivering relief for a mix of beneficiaries that included former strategist Stephen Bannon, Republican Party and Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy, and former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, found guilty in 2013 of corruption charges.
The Ekiti High Court also sentenced seven other persons, Solomon Ayodele Obamoyegun (39), Femi Omiawe (40), Damilola Obamoyegun (20), Bose Sade Ajayi (30), George Lucky (35), Chukwuma Nnamani (22), and Sunday Ogunleye (45) to five years imprisonment each without an option of fine for kidnapping.
Four (4) police officers were killed during an exchange of gunfire between the Police and bandits along the Birnin-Gwari- Funtua Highway on Friday, 15th January 2021, while an officer is still missing.
The IGP stressed that the Force will be unrelenting in the fight against all forms of crimes especially kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry, cultism, cybercrime, Sexual/Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), amongst others in the country in the year 2021.
Three Sri Lankan nationals are facing charges in the U.S. for supporting an Islamic State cell responsible for the 2019 Easter attacks in Sri Lanka that killed 268 people, including five U.S. citizens.
Oyo State Police Command has condemned the unlawful possession of firearms and jungle justice by some citizenry and residents of the State.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Tuesday ordered the remand of one Umaru Adamu, 22, at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) at Iyaganku for allegedly being in possession of a gun and two live ammunition.
Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Police said it arrested 40 armed robbers, prosecute 30, convicted 5 while 5 others were still under investigation between January and December last year.
He disclosed this on Thursday while parading fresh 47 suspects arrested for armed robbery, cultism, human trafficking and murder, among others before journalists at the command’s headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta.
No fewer than 554 Katsina State youths have been trained as Special Police Constables, as part of measures to enhance community policing.
Police and federal agents were scouring the charred site of a Christmas Day explosion in Nashville on Saturday, trying to determine how and why a motor home blew up and injured three people in the heart of America’s country music capital.
Police and federal agents in Nashville sought clues on Saturday to determine how and why a motor home was blown to pieces in an apparent bombing on Christmas Day that injured three people and damaged dozens of buildings in the heart of America’s country music capital.
Investigation is underway in the U.S. state of Tennessee following a massive car explosion in the capital, Nashville, on Christmas morning.
Reports have surfaced linking forward Arnautovic, who thrived under Moyes during his first spell in charge of West Ham, with a return to the club.
Karius has spent this season on loan with Union Berlin, though has spent the campaign largely on the bench. The goalkeeper has played 5 matches for the Berlin team and conceded 4 goals.
The Red Devils have also been linked with a move for Atletico Madrid star Marcos Llorente, but with Los Rojiblancos demanding a minimum of €80m for the Spanish international, Arambarri is a much cheaper alternative.
Chelsea suffered late VAR heartache as they slipped to back-to-back FA Cup final defeats after a 1-0 loss to Leicester City, Youri Tielemans’ second-half strike proving decisive.
A serving Superintendent of Customs, Mba Ukweni Edu has been kidnapped at a river in Cross River State.
Argentine striker Sergio Aguero set a new record after Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Tuesday night.
The Inspector General of Police (IG) Intelligent Response Team (IRT) on Monday arrested five newspaper vendors in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria’s South-east, for allegedly promoting activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
But the 48-year-old coach, who has won two league titles and three Champions League crowns in less than four seasons, has all but made up his mind to walk away after the final game of the campaign at home to Villarreal on May 23.
The time has come for Kano Pillars Football Club to unleash their star player and Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, who is expected to make his second debut for the club in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) against Adamawa United, in the league on Sunday.
The federal government and governors of the 36 states of the federation have agreed on a revenue-sharing formula to resolve the raging dispute over the full implementation of financial autonomy for state judiciaries and legislatures.