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Police arrest top ‘spiritual father,’ another over Channels TV staff kidnap

The police have nabbed a top kidnap kingpin and one other in connection with the alleged kidnap of Channel Television staff on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Banditry: Troops arrest Zamfara council vice chairman

Troops of the “Operation Sharan Daji” in Zamfara have arrested the Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government of the state, Mr Yahuza Wuya, for alleged link to bandits.
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 Adamu launches Operation Puff Adder in Zamfara

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, on Wednesday launched operation puff adder in Zamfara state.

Police arrests spiritual father of kidnappers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna highway

The police headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of one Mallam Salisu Abubakar, 48, said to be the “spiritual father” of armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing motorists and other road users along the Abuja/Kaduna highway.

Lagos killing: Family seeks justice as CP pays condolence visit

The family of Adaobi Ifeanyi who was shot dead by police officers has urged the authorities to ensure that justice is done in the handling of the matter.

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.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, flanked by Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu (left) and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Logistics and Supply, Mr. Taiwo Lakanu (right) during the IGP’s visit to the Governor at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja

IGP Adamu warns police officers against extra-judicial killing

The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Adamu Mohammed, has warned police officers to shun activities that are not in line with the mandates of the force, especially extra-judicial killing.

Police commissioner leads patrol along Abuja-Kaduna highway

The Commissioner of Police, Kaduna State Command, Malam Ahmad Abdurrahman, on Monday led a patrol along Kaduna-Abuja highway as part of confidence building measures to assure motorists of the safety of the road.

Three suspects arrested for kidnap of Channels TV reporter

The police force headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of three suspected kidnappers said to be responsible for the abduction of a Channels Television reporter, Mr Friday Okeregbe, on March, 22 in Abuja.
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.

We must assure Nigerians of their safety, security without excuses

Criminal records point to a significant rise in crime following the conclusion of the general elections. While some security experts have attributed the trend to the disengagement of the criminal elements from politically-related activities for which they might have been engaged during the elections, others have attributed the trend to socio-economic factors.
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 Adamu hails passage of Police trust fund bill

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, Nhailed the leadership and members of the National Assembly on the passage of the Police Trust Fund Bill, yesterday, 9th March, 2019.

Court orders Evans to get legal representative by May 17

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans to engage a counsel by May 17.
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Banditry: Over 3,000 killed, 500 Zamfara villages affected – Governor Yari

The Zamfara State Government has said that a total of 3,526 persons were killed by armed bandits in the state in the last five years.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Insecurity: Police deepen strategy, launch new operation against bandits – IGP

Mr Muhammed Adamu, Inspector General of Police, has said that the police had taken steps to deepen its strategy of combating crime and criminals across the country.

Zamfara: ALGON charges civilian JTF to fight bandits

The Zamfara chapter of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), has urged the Nigeria Police Force to permit the Civilian Joint Task (CJTF), to carry rifles to ease the fight against bandits in the northwestern state.

Police promote 72 officers in Bayelsa

The police have promoted 72 officers to higher ranks in Bayelsa State including the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Butswat Asinim.
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 Adamu assures North West, North Central of adequate security

The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has assured the people of North West and North Central of adequate security.
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.

Police deploy task force to Katsina to combat banditry, kidnapping

The Acting Inspector General of Police (IG) Muhammed Adamu has deployed Special Task Force to eight frontline local government areas of Katsina State in order to combat kidnapping and banditry in the state.

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