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A burned-out truck blocks the military police battalion station, placed there by a gang that robbed a Banco do Brasil (Bank of Brazil) branch in Criciuma, Santa Catarina state, Brazil [Guilherme Ferreira-Reuters]

Brazen armed bank heist in Brazil leaves cash scattered on road

Bank robbers in southern Brazil blasted explosives and fired high-calibre weapons at police late on Monday, in an audacious heist that wounded two people and left reams of cash in the streets to be pocketed by locals.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Benue governor urges police to arrest killers of university lecturer

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has vowed that the killers of Dr Karl Kwaghger, an Associate Professor of Engineering with the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) would be made to face justice.
KIDNAPPING

Ondo governors’s chief of staff’s wife kidnapped

Barely 24 after a first-class traditional ruler was murdered in Ondo, the wife of the Chief of Staff to the Ondo state governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale has been abducted by suspected gunmen.

SON renews partnership with Police to increase enforcement activities

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says that the renewed partnership with the Nigerian Police will help to increase its level of enforcement activities in the country.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Kidnappers abduct wife, son of Atiku Abubakar’s security detail

Suspected kidnappers have abducted the wife and son of a security detail attached to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Yolde Pate, a surbub of Yola.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Kidnappers demand N10 million ransom for abducted Delta teacher

The victim simply identified as Mrs Ojoboh, a staff of Erho Secondary School, Abraka, was abducted last Monday night by a gang of gunmen who the police said dragged her into their car from her shop located along the old Eku-Abraka road and whisked her to an unknown location.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Olusegun Odumosu

Police: Woman sets ex-lover’s house, new girlfriend ablaze in Lagos

A 19-year-old girl, Jemila Ibrahim, has been arrested in Lagos for allegedly setting ablaze the home and girlfriend of her ex-lover at the Festac area of the state, leading to the death of the victim.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Governor Tambuwal: Restructuring can only work with National Assembly

The current effort at the restructuring of the country can only succeed if it is routed through the National Assembly, Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has affirmed.

Gunmen kill council worker in Rivers

“He was an engineer and a promising young man. Michael was a gentleman, very humble. He was one of those we were looking up to for leadership in Andoni local government. It is unfortunate that his life has been cut shot.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

13-year-old rape victim dies in Bayelsa

According to investigations the deceased was allegedly raped by a 28-year-old teacher, Mr Promise Sylvanus Ogun, attached to Government Secondary School, Toroegbeni in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Detained Imo lawmaker, attacked colleague with dagger

The Imo State police command has said that the lawmaker, representing Ohaji/Egbema state constituency, Cyracus Okoro, who was arrested, charged to court and later was granted bail alongside his four aides attacked his colleague, the Deputy speaker, Chyna Iwuayanwu, with a dagger.
End Sars Protesters gather to barricade the Lagos - Ibadan expressway, the oldest highway and major link to all parts of the country. Photo by Olukayode Jaiyeola-NurPhoto via Getty Images

#EndSARS: APC South Africa tasks Nigerian government, National Assembly on state police

The South African Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC),has urged the Federal Government to collaborate with National Assembly towards formulating laws that would allow for State Police in Nigeria.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: President Buhari’s Executive Order 10 dangerous

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned that the federal government will destroy criminal justice system in States if the Executive Order 10 is implemented.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: We’re hunting for perpetrators behind killings in Ughelli

The Delta state police command on Sunday said it has begun a manhunt for those behind the killings recorded in the past few days in Ughelli metropolis, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Police detain protests promoters in Osun

The Osun State Police Command have arrested two people for being administrators of a WhatsApp group used for mobilisation for #EndSARS protest in the state.
This was disclosed by the State Police Commissioner, Mobayo Babatunde, on Saturday.

#EndSARS: Police didn’t abdicate duties in Ekiti – CP

Ekiti State Police Command has said that the protests against the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has not in anway forced its operatives to abandon their duty posts in the state.
The Cŕoss River State Police Command has rescued a kidnap victim and arrested seven suspects for various crimes.

Cross River: Police rescue kidnap victim, arrest 7 others for robbery, illegal possession of...

The Cŕoss River State Police Command has rescued a kidnap victim and arrested seven suspects for various crimes.
Nigeria Police

Police rescue 10 kidnapped traders in Ondo

The victims, market women were said to be travelling from Akure, the state capital, to Isua-Akoko in Akoko South East Local Government Area of the state for a meeting when the gunmen abducted them at a point close to Ayede-Ogbese.

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