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The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Applicant remanded for ‘robbing with toy gun’

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 27-year-old job applicant, Jacob Odili, in the Kirikiri Correctional Centre, for allegedly robbing a man of N70,000 cell phone, with a toy gun.
Nigeria Police

56 suspects paraded by police in Borno

The police in Borno have arrested 56 suspects in connection with various offences in continuation of the Operation PUFF ADER in the past one month in the state.
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 intercept mast robbers, arrest gang leader

One Sir Peter Uche, who led a 7-man robbery gang to invade MTN mast in Ejigbo to steal batteries, has been arrested by police operatives from Ejigbo Police Divisional Headquarters.

South African policeman sentenced to 32 years for killing Nigerian

President of Nigerian Citizens in South Africa, NICASA, Mr Ben Okoli, told newsmen that the police officer was sentenced to “25 years for the murder and two years each for two counts of armed robbery and another three years for robbery with aggravated circumstances.

Two dead, one injured as robbers attack residents of Ibadan

Unspecified number of armed robbers violently swooped on residents of Olomi area of Ibadan, in Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo state, on Tuesday night, leaving two people dead and one other person seriously injured.
Burglars have stolen three diamond jewellery sets €1 billion from one of Europe’s largest treasure collections – the Dresden Green Vault in eastern Germany.

‘Priceless’ diamonds stolen in Germany

Burglars have stolen three diamond jewellery sets €1 billion from one of Europe’s largest treasure collections – the Dresden Green Vault in eastern Germany.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.

Court remands unemployed man for ‘robbery, murder’

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, remanded Yusuf Folawiyo, (28) in Correctional Service, Kirikiri, for alleged robbery and killing.

Benue police arrest teacher who allegedly raped JSS1 student

Benue Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a school teacher, Terseer Maikyo for allegedly raping a JSS 1 student in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Court fixes date for ‘armed robbery’ case against eleven men

An FCT High Court Nyanya on Thursday fixed Nov. 7 for continuation of defence in a case of alleged armed robbery filed against 11 men.

Cross River Assembly seeks death penalty for cultism

The Cross River State House of Assembly has commenced activities to amend the Anti-Cultism Act which was passed into law in April 2002 during the administration of a former governor of the state, Mr Donald Duke.

FUNAAB students flee as armed robbers invade hostels

Students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in Ogun State can no longer sleep with their two eyes closed over fears that they may be robbed overnight.

Robbers kill five, injure scores in Onitsha

Five persons were feared killed while scores sustained varying degrees of injuries during a robbery operation in Onitsha, Anambra state.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested seven dismissed soldiers for allegedly using military uniforms and accoutrements during robbery in the state.

Police: How dismissed soldiers use army uniforms for robbery

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested seven dismissed soldiers for allegedly using military uniforms and accoutrements during robbery in the state.

Wanted ‘cult leader’ nabbed, as police rout 40 robbery suspects

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Toby aka Scorpion, suspected to be the most wanted leader of Awawa cult group in Agege area of the state.

Police arrests 143 suspects, recovers 20 vehicles

The Edo Police Command on Friday disclosed that it had arrested no fewer than 143 suspects from August till date.
Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu Ijebu, Ogun State

TASCE lecturers debunk kidnapping, robbery allegations

The five Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE) lecturers alleged to have been involved in kidnapping and robbery, who were arraigned at the Magistrate Court, Isabo, and granted bail has refuted the allegation, calling it “a fabricated social media allegation.
A suspected robber arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that he broke into a Night Club in Igbobi area of Lagos State to raise money for a member of his gang in order to perfect his bail condition from Kirikiri prison.

RRS arrests night club robber, two others

A suspected robber arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that he broke into a Night Club in Igbobi area of Lagos State to raise money for a member of his gang in order to perfect his bail condition from Kirikiri prison.

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