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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has disclosed that the Force will recruit 40,000 Community Policing Officers (CPOs).
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.
A gun battle between the police in Kano and armed robbers led to the death of one of the thieves, the police said.
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.
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.
The police said it recovered a locally made pistol, two cartridges and assorted handsets from the suspect.
Nigeria's environment ministry has ordered an investigation into a video showing an endangered manatee being dragged along a street after the images of the captured sea mammal sparked outrage from conservationists.
Senate Committee Chairman on Federal Character Commission, Danjuma Tella La’ah, in Abuja, exposed a job racketeering scam was going on at the Federal Character Commission (FCC).
Chairman of the South West Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday assured that there was no going back on the implementation of the security outfit codenamed Amotekun in the region.
A Kaduna State High Court on Monday resumed the trial of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El- Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday demanded a review of the Supreme Court judgement of the 2019 polls.
The Kano State High Court presided over by Justice Suleiman Baba Na Mallam, has restrained Kano State Anti-Corruption and Public Complaint Commission from further realising any indicting report against Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II, until the hearing of the suit on notice
The police is reacting to recent social speculations that a kidnappers den had been uncovered at Oko-Erin Community in Ilorin.
The Edo State Police Command yesterday denied the reported blockage of Igbogui axis in Ovia South-West local government area of the Benin Lagos road by suspected herdsmen which led to traffic gridlock and road users stranded.
Veritas University, Abuja, has built a police station on its campus in the Bwari area of the Federal Capital Territory, saying the presence of policemen was needed to checkmate the spate of insecurity including kidnapping and armed robbery.
The National Bureau of Statistics on Monday released the Gross Domestic Product report for the 2019 fiscal year with the economy growing by 2.27 per cent in 2019.