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Police rescue kidnapped three-year-old

The Police in Kebbi have rescued a three-year-old girl, Saudatu Haruna, from the hands of some female kidnappers.
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Police parade suspected 166 robbers, kidnappers, others in Kano

Kano State Police Command has paraded 116 suspected criminals accused of various crimes that include kidnapping, armed robbery and drug peddling along with arms recovered.

Police arrest 130 suspected kidnappers, 40 cultists in Nasarawa

The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Nasarawa State, Mr Bola Longe, said on Thursday that the police in the state arrested 130 suspected kidnappers and 40 cultists from January to date.
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Police arrest four ‘cultists’ in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested four cultists in Awka, the state capital.

Imo: Police nab four fake car buyers, recover vehicle

Officers of Operation Puff Adder of the Nigerian Police, Imo State command, have arrested four persons, who posed as car buyers to dispossess the owner of a vehicle in Owerri.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police chief orders deployment of personnel, equipment in public places

Joining them to keep the peace are personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), while the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is assigning its own to the highways to ensure safety.
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Police urge Sokoto residents to be security conscious

The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto, Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, has urged the public to be more security conscious in order to secure the state and the country at large.

Police recover N6 million from kidnappers in Niger

The Niger State Police Commissioner, Usman Adamu, has disclosed that over six million naira have been recovered from kidnappers between June and August this year.

Bus passenger arrested with police pistol

A passenger in a bus has been arrested for being in possession of a police pistol in Onitsha, Anambra State.

Police arrest man with pistol in Onitsha

The Police Command in Anambra said it had arrested an armed robbery suspect, Sunday Onyema, and recovered Police Barreta pistol from him at Upper Iweka in Onitsha.

Police arrest suspected gun manufacturer, recover exhibits in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested a notorious gun manufacturer, Cyprian Eze, 69, who allegedly specialises in fabricating firearms and supplying to criminals in the state.

Police to recruit 40,000 community policing officers nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has disclosed that the Force will recruit 40,000 Community Policing Officers (CPOs).
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu summons senior officers on critical security matters

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, is set to meet with top police officers to discuss the recently proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and the general insecurity in the country.

One killed as police engage armed robbers in gun battle

A gun battle between the police in Kano and armed robbers led to the death of one of the thieves, the police said.
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Police kill ‘notorious armed robber’ In Kano

Operatives of Puff Adder in an Operation, has killed an alleged notorious armed robber in Rano local government area of Kano state.

Police repel bandits’ attack on two Katsina communities

Operatives of Operation Puff Adder in Katsina State on Friday morning reportedly repelled bandits who attacked Sabon Garin Baure and Baure villages in Safana Local Government Area of the State.

Police parade 13 suspects for rape, kidnapping, others in Sokoto

NO fewer than 13 suspected criminals involved in rape, banditry, kidnapping, armed robbery and illegal possession of firearms were on Thursday paraded in Sokoto by the police command.

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.

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