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SARS operatives ‘assault, extort’ software developer in Lagos

A software developer, Toni Astro, on Saturday revealed how operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Lagos State allegedly assaulted him and forced him to withdraw some of the money in his bank account for them.
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.

‘One chance robber’ arrested as ladies identify him in public

Police in Ogun state have arrested one Abiodun Makinde, a suspected ‘one chance’ robber upon being sighted and identified in public by two lady – victims.

Protest in Ughelli over SARS ‘shooting’

Residents of Ughelli in Delta State have protested the alleged killing of a young man simply identified as Mr. Patrick by agents of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Nigeria Police

Police intercept 1000 ‘rustled cattle’ in Kano

Operatives of the operation ”Puff Adder” have intercepted over one thousand cattle suspected to have been rustled with three suspects arrested.

Police arrest three notorious rustlers, recover over 1,000 cows

The Police in Kano on Friday said that it arrested three notorious rustlers for stealing 1,000 cows in Falgore Forest, Kiru Local Government Area of the state.
Frank Mba

Police parade 58 ‘kidnappers, robbers’

The police on Wednesday paraded 58 suspects allegedly involved in kidnapping, armed robbery, car theft, unlawful possession of weapons and other crimes.

Police nabs man for ‘killing’ own brother over motorbike

The police has arrested a 24- year old man, Ebenezer Olorunleke, who allegedly killed his own brother in order to allegedly inherit his motorbike alongside other items. The suspect was said to be in a three man gang.

Prophet kidnaps, kills church member in Owerri

One Michael Mbonu, prophet of Christ Army Ministry in Ulakpo, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo state, has allegedly kidnapped and killed his church member, Princewill Ezeji.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Wadume: Police arrest more suspects, interrogate politicians

More revelations seem to be trickling in after he arrest of kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume as the Intelligence Response Teams (IRT) from Force Headquarters in Abuja has arrested more suspects in Jalingo and Takum local government areas of Taraba State.

Five suspects arrested for ‘hijacking’ Taxify car

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested five persons in connection with the hijacking of a Taxify Toyota Corolla Sports in Lekki.

Police arrest ‘armed robber’ at church’s retreat

A suspected armed robber was Saturday morning arrested by policemen attached to the Ilemba Hausa Police at a church’s retreat in Ojo.

One killed in Police, motorcyclists scuffle in Benue

The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the death of Terhemen Tyavbi during a scuffle between its Special Anti-Robbery Squad and motorcyclists in Kwande Local Government Area.
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Police arrest carjackers with 150 phones

The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday arrested suspected carjackers operating in the state and Delta State.
Kidnappers operating in Ogun staged a daring rescue bid for their arrested colleagues on Wednesday, but they paid for it, police said.

Three killed as ‘kidnappers’ ambush police to free colleagues

Kidnappers operating in Ogun staged a daring rescue bid for their arrested colleagues on Wednesday, but they paid for it, police said.

Police kill disarmed thieves in Lagos

A video posted on the social media has revealed the moment operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad shot dead two suspected phone thieves in Lagos.

Police: We didn’t release ‘Baby Awka’ on Anambra governor’s orders

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, John B. Abang, yesterday, cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the release of a chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ozo Emeka Agwumadu (a.k.a Baby Awka) and three others arrested for alleged sponsorship of cultists in Awka.

Police arrest 85 cult suspects in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command said it arrested 85 cult suspects and recovered dangerous weapons and other incriminating items between August 10 and 18.

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Edo governor urges political office holders, party chieftains to observe protocols

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has called on political office holders and party chieftains to observe protocol while visiting the state to ensure their security and avoid unnecessary attacks.

Court to hear suit challenging levies in Ikeja computer village

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, adjourned until Nov. 19, to hear a suit challenging the imposition of levies in the Ikeja Computer Village.
The Emir of Gwandu and the Chairman Kebbi Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has attributed the current security challenges in the country to the way in which Nigerians have been ignoring God’s commands and adopting satanic behaviours.

Emir flays media on fake Buhari marriage

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Two ‘rapists’ arrested in Ibadan

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, said it had arrested two men, Muyiwa Olatunde, 32, and Fatai Wahab in connection with alleged rape.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: 2.37 million voters, 25,813 ad-hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 2.37 million voters will have access to voting during the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.