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Police shoots two ‘armed robbers’ dead in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has said Operatives of the Operation Sting have killed two suspected notorious criminals in Rumuagholu, Obio-Akpor Local Government area of Rivers State.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

This gun belongs to my debtor – drug suspect

The Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a suspected drug baron with one pump action gun loaded with live cartridges.

Police kill notorious kidnap kingpin in Rivers

Rivers State Police of Command renewed onslaught against criminal gangs has led to the dismantling of an alleged camp of kidnappers terrorizing the Emuoha Local Government Area axis of the East-West road, with one person shot dead after a gun duel with the security operatives.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Appeal Court: Ex-NNPC worker who killed daughter’s lover to die

The Appeal Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has affirmed the decision of a High Court that sentenced a former employee of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Godwin Elewana, to death by hanging for murder.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’

Police in Rivers rescue four abducted NEMA workers

The Police in Rivers say they have secured the unconditional release of four abducted staffers of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
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Suspected Boko Haram members arrested in Edo

Items allegedly recovered from the suspects included an old carton-color Toyota Valet car with registration number AG-721-AGZ, one pump-action gun, two locally made guns, 20 live cartridges, a pair of police mobile force uniform, two face masks and charms.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder neutralises nine gangsters in shootout

The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.

Ibrahim Idris constitutes committee to destroy recovered illegal arms, weapons

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, said he had constituted a committee for the destruction of 10,000 illegal firearms and prohibited weapons recovered from members of the public.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Ekiti vigilante leader, others allegedly torture man to death

The Police Command in Ekiti on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of the leader of a vigilance group in the state, Mr. Femi Ogunleye, and six of his members for allegedly and illegally arresting and torturing a man to death.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Police arrest five for killing Imo APC chieftain

The operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad in the Imo State Police Command have arrested the alleged killers of an All Progressives Congress chieftain in the state, Amos Akano.

Two men remanded in prison for robbing trader N4.2m

Two armed robbery suspects, Abubakar Ahmad, 29, and Seidu Isaa, 22 have been remanded at Ikoyi Prison, Lagos pending the advice from the office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution, DPP, for allegedly robbing a trader, Mr Kenneth Obiese of N4.2 million.

Police invite Senator Saraki over Offa bank robberies

The police have invited the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over the April 5, 2018 Offa bank robberies in which nine policemen and 33 persons were killed and millions of naira stolen.

Police recover 47 illegal arms, arrest 17 suspects in Akwa Ibom

The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, on Saturday said it recovered 47 illegal arms and 172 live ammunition and cartridges across the state.

Nnamdi Kanu’s co-accused, re-arraigned on fresh charges

The Federal Government yesterday re-arraigned four of Nnamdi Kanu’s co-accused, Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on a three-count amended charge bordering on treasonable felony.

Police ask vigilance groups, others to surrender arms

The Anambra State Police Commissioner, Mr Garba Umar, has asked those in possession of illegal firearms in the state to surrender them to the police within 21 days or be arrested.

Anambra police command sets up task force on illegal firearms

The Police Command in Anambra has set up a nine-member Task Force to enforce the directive of the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, that all illegal firearms and ammunition in the country should be mopped up.

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Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.