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Police parade Abuja bank foiled robbery suspects — in picture

Court remands five suspects arraigned over Abuja failed bank robbery

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has ordered the remand of five suspects arrested in connection with the failed robbery attack on a commercial bank in Abuja.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police parade six for kidnapping, robbery in Katsina

The Katina State Police Command on Thursday paraded six suspects arrested for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery, theft, and cattle rustling.

Fake lawyer arrested in court while representing clients

A fake lawyer, identified as Iddrisu Yahaya who appeared in court to seek bail for his supposed clients ran out of luck and got arrested upon the orders of the judge of the Techiman Circuit Court where the drama unfolded.

Okada, keke Ban: Lagos lawyer urges government to provide alternative means of transport

Human Rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, on Wednesday called on the Lagos State Governor to provide an alternative means of transport, following the ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle popularly called Okada and Keke Napep.

Two to die by hanging for car robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.

Gunmen attack FRSC official

A Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) official serving in Ebonyi State, Mr. Chiedera Orazurike, has narrowly escaped death following an attempt on his life by suspected killers.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Police arrest 114 robbery suspects in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.
Police parade Abuja bank foiled robbery suspects — in picture

Bank worker led Abuja robbery operation – suspect

Elijah David, a robbery suspect, says Larry Ehizo, an employee of First Bank of Nigeria, Mpape area of Abuja, led his gang to rob the bank.
Police parade Abuja bank foiled robbery suspects — in picture

How I led armed robbers to rob First Bank at Mpape – staff

A 30-year-old bank staff, Larry Ehizo, who led a five-man robbery gang to rob a First Bank branch at Mpape, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on December 28, 2019, has told of how he drove the armed crew in his personal car on the day of the operation.
Police parade Abuja bank foiled robbery suspects — in picture

Police parade Abuja bank foiled robbery suspects — in picture

Police parade Abuja bank foiled robbery suspects — in picture

How I helped robbers in foiled Abuja bank robbery – staff

Larry Ejiro, a Customer Service Officer of a first generation bank at Mpape, Abuja, where a robbery attempt was foiled by policemen and soldiers last Saturday has given details of how the robbers gained access to the banking hall with his help.
Police on Saturday foiled a bank robbery in Mpape Abuja. According to reports, the robbers had gained entry into the bank when the security operatives arrived at the scene.

Police, Army foil Abuja bank robbery, arrest four suspects, kill one

Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command have foiled a bank robbery in Mpape, a few metres from Maitama, Abuja.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap monarch wife, two daughters, driver in Ondo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted wife of a traditional ruler in Ondo state, the Orunja of Odigbo, Oba Rufus Akinrimade, two of her daughters and the palace driver.
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.

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