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Suspected killers of Rivers divisional police officer arrested

The Rivers State Police Command on Monday said it arrested seven suspects in connection with the killing of Mr Kingsley Chukwueggu, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Rumuolumeni Division.

Police to arraign Senator Melaye, four rearrested suspects May 10

The Nigeria Police Force said it would arraign Sen. Dino Melaye and the four suspects rearrested for alleged conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms at the Federal High Court in Lokoja, Kogi on May 10.

Police recover 86 firearms, 88 cartridges in Osun

The Police Command in Osun on Thursday said it recovered 86 assorted firearms and 88 unexpended cartridges in the state.

Police recover 136 illegal firearms, arrest 9 robbery suspects in Edo

Edo State Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Johnson Kokumo, announced in Benin that operatives of the Command have mopped up a total of 136 illegal firearms of various brands, including 136 live cartridges from members of the public.

Police threaten to declare Senator Dino Melaye wanted

Except he reports to the police on or before Wednesday, 28 March, the Nigeria Police has threatened to declare Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, wanted.

Ex-NNPC staff sentenced to death for murder of daughter’s boyfriend

A Cross River State High Court sitting in Calabar on Wednesday sentenced a retired worker of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Godwin Elewana, to death by hanging.

Suspect: Senator Melaye gave me AK47 rifle, 2 guns to destabilise Kogi

One of the two suspects paraded by the police on Monday in Kogi State has narrated how Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west in the national assembly gave him an AK47 rifle, two pump action guns and N430, 000 to cause mayhem in Kogi State.

Police parade two suspects allegedly armed by Senator Melaye

The police have paraded two men said to be members of an armed gang terrorising Kogi State.

Police arrest six deadly kidnappers

Six men accused of being responsible for the kidnap of the 61-year-old Chief Executive Officer of Menakeb Limited, Chief Nemi Adoki, and killing of Maikano Abdullahi on December 15, 2017 at 129, Victoria Street, Port Harcourt, Rivers State have been arrested.

Police arrest 55 suspects, recover 435 arms, ammunition in Ogun

Police in Ogun State, on Tuesday, paraded 55 suspected criminals arrested for crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping, murder, cultism to illegal possession of fire arms.

Four policemen detained over hotelier’s arrest in Lagos

The team of policemen that allegedly handcuffed and bundled a Lagos hotelier into the boot of their vehicle from Apapa to their base in Ikorodu area of the state, have been arrested.

NDLEA operatives arrest suspected armed robbers, recover arms

The police in Bayelsa State alongside operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested two suspected armed robbers in the state.

Kidnappers of Lagos school children surrender arms in Ondo

No fewer than 20 members of militant groups terrorizing Lagos, Ogun and Ondo states Tuesday surrendered their arms in line with the amnesty programme introduced by the Ondo State government.

Governor Bello allegedly equipping local vigilante groups with guns – Dino Melaye

Senator representing Kogi West at the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has alluded that Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has allegedly recruited young men and women as local vigilante group in the state.

I was target of Olubadan palace gun attack – Ladoja

The Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land and former governor of Oyo State, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, on Wednesday, alleged that the gunmen that stormed the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Monday, came to kill him.

Smuggling and proliferation of weapons, implications for national security

The interception of containers loaded with pump action guns recently by Nigeria Customs Service brings to the fore once more the implications of smuggling of dangerous weapons to the country’s National Security. The latest interception is incidentally the fourth of such seizures made this year.

Two soldiers wounded in gun battle with oil thieves in Rivers

Two soldiers belonging to the 29 Battalion troops in Port-Harcourt, were wounded in a gun battle with armed oil thieves in Rivers State, a spokesperson has said.

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