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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The police have paraded two men said to be members of an armed gang terrorising Kogi State.
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 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.
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.
The police in Bayelsa State alongside operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested two suspected armed robbers in the state.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force is set to begin from Monday a total clampdown on illegal activities of Local Government Traffic Officials on all roads across the State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the Federal Government of withholding special funds meant for the state.
The Burnley defender was named as one of the five Three Lions back-ups by Gareth Southgate after failing to make the main 23-man squad.
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has appointed a former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, as the Director General of his 2019 Campaign organisation.
The Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has confirmed that he would be testing new strikers, Simmy Nwankwo and Junior Lokosa, in Monday’s friendly game against Congo DR.
The Senator representing Ondo North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to investigate last Saturday’s attack on some journalists in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
Despite denials by the Presidency, the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has insisted there are plots in some quarters to assassinate him.
Former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed the new manager of Serie A side Napoli on a three-year deal.
The Federal Government has inaugurated its upgraded website to encourage e-participation and bring governance closer to Nigerians.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Friday ordered Aminu Atiku and his ex-wife, Unmi Bolori, to agree on the monthly upkeep allowance he would be paying for the two children of the severed union.