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Police kill one, injured two in shootout with ‘robbers’

Operatives of the Abia State Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have killed a member of a robbery gang terrorising Obingwa Local Government Area and its environs.

Police arrest teenage ‘cultist’ terrorising Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command, on Sunday, announced the arrest a 19-year-old member of the Aiye Confraternity in Bariga area of the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests seven suspected internet fraudsters

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna zone have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters in a raid carried out in Nasarawa State.
The Operatives of FCT Police Command have arrested a 22-year-old man, Mustapha Aliyu for allegedly beheading four children.

Man held for allegedly beheading four kids in Abuja

The Operatives of FCT Police Command have arrested a 22-year-old man, Mustapha Aliyu, for allegedly beheading four children.

SSS arrest suspected fake doctor accused of killing 15 people

Operatives of the State Security Services (SSS) have arrested a suspected fake 15 people in a cottage hospital in Adamawa State.
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Police, hunters rescue kidnapped Catholic priest in Edo

Men of the Edo State Police and some hunters in Akoko-Edo local government area have rescued a Catholic priest, Fr. Isaac Agubi, who was abducted on Sunday at Ikpeshi after conducting Sunday service.

Nigerian Army confirms killing of soldier, two NSCDC operatives in Rivers

A soldier and two operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were shot dead on Sunday following a gun duel with suspected militants in Rivers.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.
[FILES] A picture taken on November 8 shows a general view of the refugee camp of Baga Sola in Southern Chad, where more than 10.000 refugees and internal displaced coming from Chad, Nigeria, Niger and Camerun found a shelter from Boko Haram’s threat. (Photo by MICHELE CATTANI / AFP)

ISWAP overruns Nigerian army base, kills commander, others

Islamic State’s West Africa Province Thursday claimed to have overrun a Nigerian Army base in Borno State, killing the unit’s commander and nineteen other soldiers.
Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has urged the Chief of Army Staff , Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, to speed up action on the joint security team to combat rising security challenge in the state.

Governor Oyetola meets President Buratai over security in Osun

Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has urged the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, to speed up action on the joint security team to combat rising security challenge in the state.

Lagos to prosecute 10 arrested for driving against traffic

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have concluded arrangements to prosecute 10 arrested vehicles owners/drivers for driving against on-coming vehicles (one-way) over the weekend in Lagos.
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NSCDC announces arrest of Boko Haram bomb materials supplier

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno on Wednesday announced the arrest of one Aliyu Muhammed, a 24-year-old suspected Boko Haram Improvised Explosive Device (IED) materials supplier in Maiduguri.

NAPTIP arrests pastor for alleged rape of minor

Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested a Mountain of Fire and Miracle church (MFM) pastor, David Onyekachuku, for allegedly raping and impregnating a 16-year-old girl.

Abuja pastor arrested for rape, sex abuse of teen orphan

Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said on Sunday that they have arrested an Abuja-based pastor for the alleged rape and sexual exploitation of a 16-year-old orphan (name withheld), and impregnating her in the process.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest seven over alleged kidnapping in Edo

Operatives of the Edo state police command have arrested seven persons for allegedly kidnapping one Osamagbe Atomon from his father in Edo state.

Police kill one notorious criminal in Rivers

The Police in Rivers state on Tuesday said that they have killed a notorious criminal in the state, ThankGod Nwandiko (a.k.a Commander Buky).
The fake soldier, Yusuf Quadri, 22, from Ogun State, was arrested during a cautious stop and search by RRS officers.

Fake soldier, robber arrested in Lagos

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), a unit of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a fake soldier and a robber.

Police demolish kidnapper’s den in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Command has demolished a building inside of a forest where kidnappers hid their victims while waiting for ransom to be paid.

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Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.