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A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’ confirms that soldiers aided his release

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has commended his men for the perseverance and painstaking efforts exhibited that led to the re-arrest of suspected notorious kidnap kingpin Alhaji Hamisu Bala, popularly known as “Wadume”.

Three policemen killed as robbers attack Nasarawa dusty governor

Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian.

Police kill disarmed thieves in Lagos

A video posted on the social media has revealed the moment operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad shot dead two suspected phone thieves in Lagos.
A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

How soldiers aided my escape from police – Taraba kidnap suspect

The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.

Kidnappers now demand foodstuffs to free victims

Kidnappers seems to have adopted a new measure to ensure they stay alive while carrying out their nefarious activities as they now demand for foodstuffs as condition to release their victims.

Taraba killings: Wounded policemen discharged from hospital

Four out of the five surviving police officers shot by soldiers of 93 Battalion Ibi, on the orders of their Commanding Officer Captain Balarabe Tijani, have been discharged from hospital.

Taraba killings: How kidnap suspect was freed from home

An army captain allegedly freed suspected kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume, at his personal residence after whisking him away from the Ibi military base in Taraba State.
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.

Taraba police killings: How Army captain engaged welder to remove kingpin suspect cuffs

Fresh facts revealed, yesterday, that the Army captain fingered in the killing of three police officers attached to Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, IRT, and the subsequent release of suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Wadume, in Ibi, Taraba State, threatened to deal with police officers attached to Ibi police station for not cooperating with him.

Police arrest eight ‘cultists’ at initiation venue

Eight suspected new initiates of the One Million Boys cult group were on Sunday arrested by the police in Lagos.

Taraba police killing: Lawyer makes cash donation to slain sergeant’s family

A Benin based lawyer and Notary Public, Barr. Olayiwola Afolabi, yesterday made a cash donation to the family of late Sergeant Mark Ediale, one of the policemen killed by soldiers in Taraba State while on official assignment.

Driver poses as police sergeant to secure detained relation’s bail

Attempt by 51-year-old Adekunle Gbolagade, a private driver, who posed as a Police Sergeant to effect the release of a detained suspect, has been foiled.

Attack on Rivers waste agency’s workers condemnable – administrator

Sole Administrator of Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Felix Obuah, has condemned the attack on workers of the agency, who were on sanitation duties in the state.

Eleven ‘notorious kidnappers’ nabbed in Plateau

The Plateau State Police command has arrested and paraded 11 people allegedly involved in kidnapping and other criminal acts in the State.

DHQ arrests policemen who leaked police operation of Taraba kidnap kingpin

A panel set up by the Defence Headquarters to investigate the killing of three policemen and a civilian by soldiers in Taraba state has arrested two policemen.
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.

Nigerian Army captain who ordered ‘police killing’ had 191 phone chats with ‘wanted kidnapper’

The Nigerian Army Captain who allegedly ordered soldiers on security check-point along the Ibi-Jalingo Expressway in Taraba State, to attack and kill police operatives attached to the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has been identified.

Drunk soldiers kill three, injure five in Lagos border community

Three persons were killed and five others injured on Monday night after some drunk soldiers went berserk at a Lagos-Ogun border community.

Family accuses cleric of hypnotising, killing son

The family of Pelumi Babayemi has accused the pastor of a Christ Apostolic Church, David Ayorinde, of allegedly hypnotising and killing their son in the Ifo area of Ogun State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Policemen killing: President Buhari will take decisive action – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari will soon take a decisive action on last week’s killing of three policemen in Wukari, Taraba State by soldiers allegedly mistaken for kidnappers, the Presidency said last night.

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