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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 states position on soldiers involved in Ebonyi bullion van robbery

The Nigerian Army has said that the soldiers arrested for bullion van robbery in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, are not its personnel.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest soldiers, 5 others over bullion van robbery

A crack team of Police detectives have arrested seven armed robbers including a serving and dismissed soldiers for alleged robbery of a bullion van in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi State.

Gunmen ransack Bakassi village

Men dressed in Police and Nigerian Customs Service uniforms, suspected to be armed robbers, have ransacked Ikot Ebok village, near Ikang, headquarters of Bakassi LGA of Cross River State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police parades 33 ‘kidnappers,’ 10 ‘robbers’ in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa has paraded 33 kidnappers and 10 robbery suspects, as well as 16 others allegedly involved in inciting communal conflict in the state.

Court remands two men for ‘stealing’ 15 crates of eggs

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that two men who allegedly stole 15 crates of eggs, be remanded in a correctional facility for 30 days, pending legal advice.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign three men for ‘armed robbery’ in Benue

The Police Command in Benue State, on Monday, arraigned Godwin Uhaa, 19, Terna Terzungwa, 20 and Terlumun Ianna, 18, before a Makurdi Upper Area Court for alleged criminal conspiracy and armed robbery.

Three men in court over alleged ‘one chance’ robbery

Three men on Wednesday appeared in a Grade I Area Court Nyanya, Abuja, for allegedly robbing passengers in different locations.

Hairstylist bags 20 years in prison for rape

A 28-year-old hairstylist, Tayo Bakare, was on Monday sentenced to 20 years in prison by an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for rape, luring and kidnapping.

Oil marketers seek establishment of tanker terminal in Anambra

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) and Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have called for the establishment of a tanker terminal in Anambra.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest seven suspects over bank robbery, murder

The police on Thursday in Abuja said seven suspects were arrested in connection with robbery operation in three banks.
The suspects: Chinonso Michael, 25 years, an Afro hip - hop singer and Chimelu Victory, 22 years, a pianist, were arrested last week Wednesday in company of 5 other suspects at their residence at 4, Modupe Young Thomas Estate, Ajah, Lagos by the Decoy Team of RRS.

Musicians: How coronavirus lockdown forced us into robbery

Two entertainers, a musician and a pianist, both robbery suspects arrested by the Rapid Response Squad unit of the Lagos Police Command have confessed that they were forced into robbery by the need to survive the COVID – 19 lockdown hunger.

Cameroon military acknowledges soldiers arrested in Togo

Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Nigeria Police

Imo: Police arrest murder suspect declared wanted in 2019

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command have apprehended a murder and robbery suspect, Chukwuemeka Nnane, 31, for alleged involvement in criminal activities.

Fear of ‘One million boys’ turn landlords to night guard

Perplexed after the order by President Muhammadu Buhari on a total lockdown of Lagos and Abuja amid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, residents of Egan-Igando area of Lagos state, who had always maintained their crowd in major meeting points, had to come to skepticism on movements and trading system.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun inaugurates joint task force on banditry, kidnapping, other crimes

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has inaugurated the joint task force on banditry, kidnappings, robbery, illegal mining, cultism and other related crimes

YCE: Robbery, kidnappings increasing in Southwest

The Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, yesterday, expressed worry over the rise in armed robberies and kidnappings in the South West urging the governors of the zone to ensure the Western Nigeria Security Network code name Operation Amotekun begins operations.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor orders release journalist he arrested over Lassa fever report

The Sun Newspaper reporter, Chijioke Agwu, who was arrested on Saturday afternoon by the police on the order of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, was released Saturday night around 10 p.m.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor uses coronavirus law to arrest journalist over Lassa fever story

A Nigerian journalist, Chijioke Agwu, has been arrested for writing a story on Lassa fever which a state governor claims violates the state’s coronavirus law.

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