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The upkeep of persons detained in police cells in Nigeria, including feeding and medical treatment, is the responsibility of the Nigeria Police Force, a police lawyer has said.
Operatives of the Force Intelligence Response Team have arrested three dismissed soldiers, who allegedly partook in the training of 4,400 members of the Eastern Security Network for the Indigenous People of Biafra.
Police Commissioner in Imo, Abutu Yaro, says operatives of the command have arrested suspected killers of Mr Ahmed Gulak, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, in the state on Sunday.
Police in Imo State Sunday night said the killers of former presidential adviser, Ahmed Gulak, had been killed in a shoot-out.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Baba, has ordered the deployment of additional police operatives and crime prevention assets to ensure public safety and strengthen security along the Kaduna-Abuja expressway amid the industrial action by labour unions in Kaduan State.
The police have arrested a dismissed army lance corporal allegedly responsible for training and recruiting people into the Eastern Security Network (ESN), the militant arm of the outlawed pro-Biafra group, IPOB, according to a report.
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).
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has alleged that the second in command of Eastern Security Network, ESN, Commander Ikonso was killed because of his refusal to lead Ebube Agu, a security platform established by Southeast Governors.
Nigerian military campaign against insurgency, kidnapping, banditry and other threats to national security is set to get an unprecedented boost from media partnership with authorities of the 774 local government area councils in the country and other strategic stakeholders.
The twin brothers said to be children of a retired soldier, and the other two, also sons of retired soldiers were alleged to be specialists in car snatching and robbing of unsuspecting bus passengers of their valuables.
Two members of a suspected six-man gang of kidnappers who abducted three people, including a nurse and two patients, from a hospital were recently nabbed by officers of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigeria Police.
Three suspected members of a notorious armed robbery gang, which specialised in breaking into people’s homes in Ayobo, Ishefu, Baruwa and Gowon Estate areas of Lagos State have been arrested by the operatives of the Force Intelligence Response Team, IRT.
Other members of the gang arrested by the Inspector General of Police Rapid Response Team (IRT) attached to the Aba Area Command are Godwin Apeh (32), from Olamaboro LGA, Kogi State; Sunday Chibuike (22), from Ezinifite Mbaise LGA of Imo State; Godswill Kalu (23), from Ohafia LGA of Abia State; Chibuzor Gabriel (21) from Oshiri LGA of Ebonyi State and Abraham Thompson (27), an Indigene of Oron LGA in Akwa Ibom State.
The Nigeria Police said it will not appear for CSP Danjuma Ochejeh at the resumed sitting of the Independent Investigative Panel on allegations of Human Rights Violations by SARS and other units of the Nigerian Police (IIP-SARS) if it is proven that he did not act in his official capacity while allegedly carrying out unlawful arrests and detention of some members of Odekpe Community in Anambra state over a land dispute.
The Independent Investigative Panel on Human Rights Violations by defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Monday ordered the police to produce Morris Ashwe, a victim of alleged “enforced disappearance” unfailingly by February 24g
It was learnt that the two suspects had earlier abducted two persons in Mangu Council Area of the state and fled before the police shot them dead in a gun battle and rescued the victims
The Police at Force headquarters on Monday paraded 34 suspected criminals including five escapee prisoners who escaped from the Oko Correctional Center in Benin when hoodlums hiding under the ENDSARS protests broke the facility and several prisoners escaped.
Residents of Rumuodogbo community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State can now sleep with their eyes closed, as operatives of the Force Intelligence Response Team, IRT, have arrested three members of a notorious kidnap gang terrorizing the community and Port Harcourt city.
Troops of the Nigerian Armed Forces have successfully rescued three more students and one staffer of the Federal Government College, Yauri, Kebbi State.
Phil Foden has defended Gareth Southgate after the England manager was criticised for his side’s spluttering start at Euro 2020.
According to AS, Isak is among a number of targets that Chelsea could pursue instead, the 21-year-old who has previously been linked with Arsenal is one of the continent’s most sought-after forwards and has impressed for Sweden at Euro 2020.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council, has called on the state government and Police Command to fish out the killers of an Ibadan-based journalist, Titus Badejo.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Saturday paid a confidence-building visit to communities affected by bandit attacks around the Kaduna-Abuja highway in Chikun LGA.
Nigerian economic growth has resumed after the COVID shock but is lagging the rest of sub-Saharan Africa, with food inflation, heightened insecurity and stalled reforms slowing growth and increasing poverty, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
Japan said on Thursday it would ease emergency coronavirus curbs in nine prefectures including Tokyo while keeping some measures, including limiting spectator numbers at big events, amid fears that next month's Olympics could trigger a surge in infections.
Ahead of today’s Euro 2020 encounter against the Czech Republic at Hampden Park on Monday, Scotland manager, Steve Clarke wants his players to balance the excitement without letting the pressure of the occasion get to them.
The amnesty programme was established in 2009 by the federal government during the tenure of the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and it was focused on the disarmament, demobilisation, and reintegration (DDR) of ex-militants in the Niger Delta.
Seven states have set out 19 grazing reserves for the implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP), the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said.