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Suspect: We were trained in Libya, wanted $30 million ransom for Daura’s traditional head

One of the 13 suspects, Ibrahim Abdullahi, who abducted the traditional head of Daura, Magajin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, has disclosed that they were trained in Libya, adding that they demanded $30 million ransom for his release.

Abia police parade 78 suspected kidnappers, robbers, cultists

Abia State Commissioner of Police, Eneh Okon, on Monday at the command headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force, paraded 78 suspected robbers, kidnappers and cultists arrested in parts of the state.
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Police arrest suspected killers of Reuben Fasoranti’s daughter

The police have arrested some suspects allegedly involved in the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti.

Contempt: Court orders IGP Adamu, Abba Kyari to appear on September 25

Justice Dorcas Agishi of the Federal High Court on Wednesday ordered the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and Abba Kyari, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of Intelligence Response Team (IRT) to appear on Sept. 25 to show cause why they should not be charged with contempt.

Dismissed policeman kills fiancée’s mother over aborted wedding

The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team has arrested a fleeing dismissed policeman, Ogwu Christian, over the alleged killing his fiancée’s mother, Veronica Obiejieogo.

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.

Man arrested for attempting to swindle Ogun police chief

A 52-year-old suspected fraudster, Tayo Ogunmola, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly attempting to swindle the state Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama.

Judge: Evans was not forced to make confessional statements

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Friday held that alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, and Victor Aduba, a dismissed soldier, made voluntary statements to the police regarding their alleged involvement in kidnappings.
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.

Police have no clue about abducted Lagos fire service chief’s, kidnapers’ whereabouts

The police are yet to get any clue on how to track and apprehend the hoodlums behind the abduction of the acting director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau, and seven others who were kidnapped by gunmen along Itoikin-Epe road in Ikosi-Ejirin Local Council Development Area (LCDA) at the weekend.

Gunmen kill policeman attached to anti-kidnapping squad in Plateau

Gunmen have shot dead Sgt. Sunday Shuaibu, attached to the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) during anti kidnapping operation in Plateau State.

Court orders alleged kidnap kingpin Evans to defend himself, as lawyers desert him

The ongoing trial of an alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, on Friday suffered another setback following the continued absence of his lawyers.

Offa robbery: Police want me to implicate Senator Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5th, 2018 bloody bank robbery in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara state, Ayoade Akinnibosun, on Monday revealed that the police asked him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Offa robbery: I was tortured to implicate Bukola Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5, 2018 bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Ayoade Akinnibosun, yesterday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how the police coerced him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Court admits Evans confessional statement, dismiss torture claim

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja yesterday dismissed the claims of Kidnap Kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, that he was tortured by the men of the Police Inspector General’s Intelligence Response Team and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) after his arrest.

Absence of witness stalls alleged kidnap kingpin Evans’ trial

The absence of Insp. Idowu Haruna, a witness for the prosecution, stalled the trial of an alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, on Thursday.

Absence of counsel stalls kidnap kingpin Evans’ trial

Absence of defence counsel on Wednesday stalled further hearing in the trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a Evans).

Offa robbery: 21 AK 47 rifles stolen from armoury – witness

One of the prosecution witnesses in the ongoing Offa robbery case, Hitila Hassan, said on Friday that no fewer than 21 AK 47 rifles were stolen from the armoury of a police station in the community.

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