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Troops arrest killer of Benue monarch

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), on Thursday, reportedly arrested the killer of a Benue State traditional ruler, Chief Awua Alabar.

Kidnapping: Court admits confessional statements of Wadume’s co-defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted into evidence, two confessional statements that were allegedly made by co-defendants of alleged Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume).
A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

Court rejects ‘kidnap kingpin’ Wadume’s bail application

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, rejected the bail applications filed by the suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, popularly called Wadume, and six others.

Notorious cult leader, three others killed in Lagos cult clash

A suspected leader of a cult group, Waidi, popularly known as Obasanjo, was late on Sunday night hacked to death inside a church auditorium in the Ifako area of Lagos State.
Matchroom boss Barry Hearn is ’95 per cent’ sure Anthony Joshua faces Tyson Fury at the start of next year.

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury bout now fixed for 2021

Matchroom boss Barry Hearn is ’95 per cent’ sure Anthony Joshua faces Tyson Fury at the start of next year.

Court orders General Buratai to release army officers for arraignment with Taraba kidnap kingpin

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, to release 10 Army officers, who have been charged alongside an alleged Taraba State kidnapping kingpin, Bala Hamisu, also known as Wadume.

DSS arrests ‘notorious kidnapper’ of Justice Nwosu-Iheme

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Stanley Onoriode Ekemaye, described as a “notorious kidnap kingpin” who allegedly masterminded the abduction of Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme, a judge with the Benin division of the appeal court.

Police arrest suspected armed robbery kingpin, recover guns, ammunition

The police said it recovered a locally made pistol, two cartridges and assorted handsets from the suspect.

Suspected armed robbery kingpin arrested in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested one Enenike Nweze, a suspected armed robbery and kidnapping kingpin.

Police kills wanted armed robbery kingpin during gun duel

The Enugu State Police Command has shot dead a wanted armed robbery kingpin, known as KC, during a gun duel between police and his gang members in the state.

NAFDAC nabs ‘kingpin’ of fake insecticides

The National Agency for Food and Drug administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it arrested a kingpin behind the supply of fake insecticides in Port Harcourt.

Police arrest suspected area-boys kingpin in Sokoto

Police Command in Sokoto state has arrested suspected “Area-Boys” kingpin, name withheld, who it said had engaged in multiple crimes across the state in past four years.

Kidnap kingpin shot dead in Akwa Ibom

Another kingpin of a kidnap and murder squad that have been terrorising Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo communities in Akwa Ibom state has been shot dead.

Nigerian troops kill kidnap ‘kingpin’ behind Britons’ abduction

The alleged ringleader of a gang that kidnapped four British missionaries in southern Nigeria last year has been killed in a shootout with soldiers, the military said on Friday.

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Governor Zulum donates house, N20 million to deceased colonel’s family

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Premier League ‘certain’ return of fans would be ‘safe’ as government ‘pause’ plans

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