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Benue State Police Command has apprehended two suspected armed bandits with illegal cache of live ammunition in on their way from Benue to Nassarawa state where they reside.
Kidnap kingpin Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, has opted for a plea bargain with Lagos State Government over his attempt to kidnap a leading transporter, Chief Vincent Obianodo, the Chairman of Young Shall Grow Motors Limited in Lagos.
The Federal Capital Territory Police Command on Friday paraded 49 suspects who were arrested in connection with alleged armed robbery, kidnapping, car snatching, drug peddling and frauds.
The Department of State Services (DSS) said it disarmed Faisal Maina, 20, son of the former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, before arresting him and his father.
Some repentant armed bandits in Zamfara, on Friday, handed over sophisticated rifles, ammunition and military uniform after denouncing crime, the police have said.
Three police operatives attached to Edo State security outfit, “Operation Wabaizigan,” who were dismissed for alleged conspiracy and stealing of two AK 47 rifles belonging to the Nigerian Police, have been arraigned for trial at a Benin High Court.
The Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, who paraded the suspects in Ibadan, on Thursday, said they were arrested after the Special Anti-Robbery Squad office in Ibadan received information about their activities.
The police said it recovered a locally made pistol, two cartridges and assorted handsets from the suspect.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) on Tuesday denied reports that its protesting members attacked police officers attached to the entrance of the National Assembly.
Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at protesters taking part in the first day of a civil disobedience campaign, called in the wake of a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.
The police said they have recovered 834 arms, 19,009 live ammunition, two rocket launchers and other exhibits in the last two months.
Wikki Tourist threw a spanner at the wheels of the league title chances of Lobi Stars following their 4-0 bashing of Gbenga Ogunbote’s men in Bauchi on Sunday.
A 14-year-old boy has been arrested and charged in the stabbing death of a New York university student, authorities said Saturday, in a case that is being closely watched due to its racial dynamics.
Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said the profuse commendation that issued from the PDP to the Supreme Court and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) following the judgement nullifying the victory of candidate of the APC has given out the main opposition party as double faced and fraudulent.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, yesterday, described the Supreme Court judgement that declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, as winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election as provocative, while he called on the people of the state to eschew violence and remain calm.
Joe Gomez says Sadio Mane's presence provides Liverpool with a big boost in confidence while also psychologically damaging their opponents after the winger's winning goal against Norwich on Saturday.
Bimbo Esho, Managing Director, Evergreen Musical Company, on Wednesday said that the late legendary highlife musician, Victor Olaiya, remained a living legend as his music had already immortalized him.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said he had sympathy for his Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola in the wake of the English champions’ two-year ban from European football.
During an outing at 6:30 am last Friday to assess public institutions in Borno State, the Governor, Professor Babagana Umar Zulum, met Mrs Mazi Obiageli already at Shehu Sanda Kyarimi 2 Primary school under Jere local government education authority, waiting for her pupils.
Emmanuel Adebayor has signed for Olimpia as the Paraguayan side announced the former Arsenal striker's arrival on Tuesday.
The number of people infected with the new coronavirus has reached 44,653 in China, while Japan reported 174 cases, the largest number of infections outside China, health authorities said Wednesday.