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Police arrest herdsmen involved in kidnap of Catholic priest, PDP women leader

The suspects, paraded alongside 26 others, were said to have been involved in the kidnap of Rev. Fr. Cyprian Ugwuanyi, Parish Priest of St. Paul Catholic Church, Ogbosu Umulokpa in Uzo-Uwani LGA, as well the Women leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area.
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Murder: Police interrogate Oko Oloyun’s escorts, staff

The Oyo State Police Command said on Friday, that the two police escorts attached to a popular Yoruba herbal manufacturer, Alhaji Fatai Yusuff, killed by some unknown gunmen are being questioned at the homicide section of State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID Iyaganku, Ibadan.

Kidnapped woman, seven-month-old baby rescued in Katsina

A joint operation by the police, military and repentant bandits in the early hours of Wednesday, rescued a 30-year-old woman, Fidausi Yusuf, and her seven-months-old baby, Amin Yusuf, from the captivity of suspected kidnappers at Gwarjo forest in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.
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Imo guber: Police warns Emeka Ihedioha’s supporters over planned protest

Imo State Police Command has warned those planning to publicly protest the sacking of Chief Emeka Ihedioha and installation of Senator Hope Uzodinma as Imo State Governor, by the Supreme Court, that it would not tolerate violence or hijacking of the process by hoodlums.

Police: Man found dead in Delta hotel

Command spokesperson, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya told journalists on Friday in Asaba that the incident occurred on Thursday in Ibusa community, near Asaba.
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Police uncover illegal orphanage, rescue 27 children in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has rescued twenty-seven children kept hostages in an illegal orphanage house operated at Iroko Avenue, Nomansland, Kano.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police assure of safe rescue of kidnap victims along Kaduna-Zaria highway

The Kaduna State Police Command, says it will ensure the safe rescue of all those kidnapped along Kaduna-Zaria highway on Tuesday.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Plateau attack: National Assembly will give enhanced passage to vigilante bill – Reps member

A federal lawmaker representing Mangu-Bokkos Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Solomon Maren, has said that the National Assembly will give accelerated passage to the bill for establishment of Vigilante Group of Nigeria to secure various communities in the country.
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Police nab four cultists for ‘initiation of minors’ in Yenagoa

The Bayelsa Police Command says it has arrested four suspected cultists who allegedly initiated some minors into banned secret society.

Two die as police, kidnappers clash in Kastina

The Police Command in Katsina State said it killed two notorious kidnappers in Danmusa Local Government Area of the state.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Eight arrested for killing policeman, two others in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command, on Wednesday, said it had arrested three suspects, Paul Peter, Rasaki Ibrahim and Damilare Abimbola, for allegedly killing one Kayode Babalola in the Alapere area of the state.
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Qassem Soleimani: Nigeria police deploy personnel in hot spots

The Police Command in Plateau said it had deployed its personnel to key areas to prevent the breakdown of law and order following the killing of Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force by the U.S. 0n Friday.
Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command Special Anti-Robbery Squad have arrested one Ernest Ewim, a 29-year-old, believed to be the mastermind of the foiled bank robbery In Mpape area of Abuja.

Bank robbery: Police arrest fleeing gang member

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), said on Thursday it had arrested a fleeing member of the armed robbery gang that attempted to rob a bank at Mpape, FCT.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

Governor Bagudu vows more support for security agencies

Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has pledged more support for all security agencies in the state to maintain law and order.
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Teenage boy buried alive in Kano

Two persons, one Aminu Suleiman ‘m’ 29 years old and Abdulrashid Ishaq ‘m’ 32 years old all of Tudun Murtala Quarters Kano were said to have been arrested by the men and officers of the Kano State Police Command in connection with the evil act.

Bandits kill one, abduct three in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command on Monday announced that suspected bandits struck the border town of Jibia in katsina state, abducted a mother and her two children while a stray bullet fired as a result of the sporadic shooting by the bandits hit one Ibrahim Usman, a passerby, in the process.
Police on Saturday foiled a bank robbery in Mpape Abuja. According to reports, the robbers had gained entry into the bank when the security operatives arrived at the scene.

Bank staff arrested as police, soldiers foil robbery in Abuja

An attempt to raid an old generation bank in Mpape area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja by dare-devil robbers in alleged connivance with some of the bank’s staff and security men was foiled by Policemen and soldiers from the Guards Brigade.

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