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Police arrest five suspected armed bandits, recover IED in Anambra

Police in Anambra have arrested five suspected armed robbers and cultists, the command’s Spokesman, Mr Haruna Mohammed, said in statement in Awka on Friday.
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Police arrest 122 suspected criminals in Kano

The Police Command in Kano State on Friday said it had arrested 122 suspected criminals in its intensified onslaught against crime and threats to security in the state.
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86 suspected kidnappers arrested in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa said it had arrested 86 suspected kidnappers and 65 “township gang members`’ popularly known as “Shila Boys” terrorizing residents of Yola.
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Two on Anambra police wanted list nabbed with ammunition

Two persons, Chukwudi Igwilo and Chukwuneke Nnaemeka, have been arrested over alleged armed robbery and other heinous crimes in Anambra state.
Mohammed Adamu, Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), on Wednesday tasked 68 Mobile Squadron Commanders across the country in Force Headquarters in Abuja, on the need to maintain the peace during the forthcoming general elections.

IGP Adamu: Crime rate declining

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has claimed that the crime rate in the country is declining, despite reports of violent killings and kidnappings across the country.

Police arrest 424 kidnap, 276 armed robbery suspects

The Nigeria Police Force said it has arrested 424 kidnap and 276 armed robbery suspects across the country.
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: Crime rate is declining in Nigeria

Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Monday declared that the crime rate in the country has declined even as he noted that the last few weeks have witnessed new patterns and threats of criminality that has necessitated a review of strategy.
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Banditry: Police arrest 70-year-old, two others in Zamfara

The Police Command in Katsina State said it had arrested three suspected bandits and kidnappers, including one 70-year-old Bawa Naganda.

Police arrest notorious armed robbery suspect

The Police Command in Enugu State said it had arrested a notorious armed robbery suspect, name withheld, terrorising residents of Holy Ghost and Rail-line axis of Enugu metropolis.

Suspected herdsmen attack travellers, kill Osun council worker

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday, attacked travellers on the Ife-Ibadan Expressway at Ikire and shot dead an employee of the Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State, Samson Adenipekun.

Police bust illegal gun factory in Imo, recover firearms

The Commissioner of Police in Imo, CP Rabiu Ladodo, said the command had arrested one Eze Ajoku, a 63-year-old man in Agwa, Oguta LGA who specialized in fabricating guns.

Gunmen abduct village head in Katsina

The Police Command in Katsina State has confirmed the abduction of Alhaji Bature Mai’unguwa, the Village Head of Labo in Batsari Local Government Area, by unknown gunmen.

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.
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Security: Military, Police to commence joint patrol in Osun

The police, military and other paramilitary agencies in Osun State are to be involved in joint patrol operations, to rid the state of criminals.

Police arrest 22 suspected cultists in Abia

The Abia State Police has arrested suspected members of a secret cult group operating in Umuahia, the state capital, and its environs.

Police recover 834 arms, 19,009 live ammunition in two months

The police said they have recovered 834 arms, 19,009 live ammunition, two rocket launchers and other exhibits in the last two months.
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 calls for tougher legislation against kidnapping, other crimes

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has called for tougher legislations against kidnapping and banditry, including possible state seizure of assets linked to illicit proceeds from kidnapping and other heinous crimes.
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Police arrest 60 bandits, two suspected car thieves in Bauchi

No fewer than 60 bandits popularly called ‘Sara Suka’ were arrested within the Bauchi metropolis, the Bauchi Police Command has said.

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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

IPCR collaborates with Nigerian Army to combat insecurity

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.
Sunday Chidzambwa

AFCON: Zimbabwe did not do enough to beat Egypt – coach

Zimbabwe head coach Sunday Chidzambwa admitted that Egypt deserved to win their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

Huawei files lawsuit against US over seized equipment

Huawei filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing.
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Senator Ogunlewe: Asiwaju Tinubu is the ideal person to succeed President Buhari

Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, former minister of works, says Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is the “ideal person to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari”.

Nigerian student emerges winner in UN Students Conference submissions

‎A Nigerian student Muhammad Baba has emerged overall winner out of the 600 conference submissions at the United Nations International Students Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ISCE) in Shanghai, China.