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Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Hamisu Wadume: I’m a political thug, not a kidnapper

Suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Balla, a.k.a Wadume, who has been in the middle of the raging storm between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police over the murder of three police operatives and two civilians by soldiers in Ibi town, Taraba state has finally opened up and made startling revelations.

No jailbreak recorded in last one year – Prisons chief

The Controller General, Nigerian Prisons Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, says the service has not recorded jailbreaks in the country’s prisons in the last one year.
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Court remands two herders over robbery

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Tuesday, ordered that two cattle rearers, Cheche Garba and Usman Mohammed, charged with alleged armed robbery, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Bandits kill 23 in reprisal attack in Zamfara

Police in Zamfara on Tuesday confirmed the killing of 23 persons in Tunga and Kabaje villages, Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area by suspected bandits in the early hours of the day.

Bandits, mob kill 26 in Jigawa

No fewer than twenty-six persons were killed on Tuesday morning by bandits in mob clash in Kabaje and Tunga communities of Kauran Namoda local government area of Jigawa state.
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62 suspected kidnappers in police net in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested 62 suspected kidnappers within the last one week.

Operation Whirl Stroke recovers 37 arms, 389 ammunition in Nasarawa graveyard

Members of Operation Whirl Stroke of the Nigerian Army in charge of Taraba, Benue and Nasarawa states say they have recovered 37 arms and 389 ammunition from criminals in Nasarawa State.

Taraba residents flee after death of soldier

Residents of Shinkai Village in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba have fled their homes following a threat to raze down the village over the alleged killing of a soldier.

Housewife arrested for allegedly masterminding own kidnap

The police in Niger State have arrested a 20-year-old housewife, Habiba Usman, for being the mastermind of her own kidnap.

Abubakar Sani-Bello joins wife In 2km cancer awareness walk

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, on Saturday joined his wife, Dr. Amina Sani Bello in a two-kilometer walk to create awareness for cancer in Minna.

Police arrest three transformer vandals

The Police Command in Niger state on Monday said it had arrested a three-man gang, suspected to be responsible for vandalism of transformers in Tunga, in Chanchaga Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Comptroller-General decries Minna Prison attack

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Prisons Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, on Thursday, described the recent Minna Prison attack as a sad development.

NPS: Escape of over 200 from Minna Prison not jail break

The public relations officer of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Francis Enobore, has claimed that the incident at Minna Medium Security Prison in which over 200 inmates escaped was an attack, not jail break.

Minna jailbreak: 30 inmates recaptured, 180 still missing

Following combined efforts of Nigerian Prison Service and other security agencies in Niger State, 30 inmates who escaped from Minna Medium Security Prison on Sunday night have been recaptured.

General Dambazau visits Minna prison after jailbreak

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has visited the Medium Security Prisons in Minna, the Niger State capital, where there was a jailbreak.

Prison officer, motorcyclist die in Minna jail break

The Niger State Command of the Nigeria Prisons Service has confirmed the death of its officer and a motorcyclist in the Sunday jailbreak at the Minna Medium Security Prison.

One prison official killed as inmates escape from Minna prison

“The unfortunate incident was perpetrated by armed criminals who attacked the prison and gain access after exchange of fire with prison armed men,” he said.

2019: Kingsley Moghalu accuses Niger deputy governor of hijacking town hall meeting venue

The Deputy Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Mohammed Ketso, reportedly hijacked the venue duly booked for the Minna, Niger State, town hall meeting of the Kingsley Moghalu Support Organisation (KIMSO).

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Super Eagles showed they can face world’s best with Brazil draw – football enthusiasts

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New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.

Usman Barau declines Enyimba transfer offer to stay with Katsina United

New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.
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Former Manchester City boss urges Phil Foden to leave over lack of game time

Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.