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The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

CP: Police will deal with persons disturbing peace

Mr Umar Muri, Commissioner of Police (CP), Kaduna State Police Command, says the command will deal decisively with any person or group disturbing the peace in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Recruitment: Kaduna police command begins applicants’ screening August 24

The Kaduna State Police Command, on Friday said physical and credentials screening of successful applications into the Nigeria Police Force, would begin on Aug. 24, 2020 in Kaduna.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police deploy more officers in Southern Kaduna

State Commissioner of Police, Kaduna, Umar Muri, has in a bid to stop further killings deployed more police officers in southern Kaduna.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police intensify surveillance, patrols in Kaduna

Mr Umar Muri, the Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, has directed commanders and officers of the command to scale up surveillance, patrols and intelligence gathering, to maintain law and order during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 207 ‘bandits, rapists, kidnappers’ in Kaduna

Police operatives in Kaduna State say they have arrested 207 suspected bandits, rapists and kidnappers in the state in the last few weeks.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police, Philip Ataga family dismiss fake news of officer’s involvement in wife’s death

The Kaduna State Police Command and the family of Dr Philip Ataga, have dismissed a social media report on the involvement of a police officer in the kidnapping and killing of Ataga’s wife in Kaduna.
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.

Schools, worship centres in Kaduna to resume lugagge checks

The Kaduna State Police Command has advised schools, worship centers, markets, motor parks and other public places to resume checks on luggage at their entrance points.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Suicide bomber: Kaduna to reintroduce checks at schools, others

Following the unsuccessful attempt by one Nathaniel Samuel of Maraban Damishi in Chikun local government of Kaduna State to denote an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Living Faith Sabon Tasha, the state police command has advised the management of schools, worship centres, motor parks and markets to reintroduce the usual checks of vehicles and luggage.

Police arrest pastor for staging own kidnap in Kaduna

The Kaduna state police command on Wednesday said it has arrested a 39-year-old pastor and his friend for allegedly faking the kidnap of the pastor.
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 rescue 20 kidnapped victims in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command said it had rescued 20 victims that were allegedly kidnapped along Kaduna-Zaria highway on January 14.

Police confirm six killed, five injured in gunmen’s attack on emir’s convoy

Unidentified armed men dressed in military camouflage have been reported to have intercepted some commuters on the outskirts of Kaduna along the Kaduna-Zaria expressway.

Police: We’ll rescue abducted Kaduna seminarians

The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, Umar Muri, has visited the Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kaduna where four students were abducted and assured that the police would secure their release.

Gunmen invade Catholic seminary in Kaduna, abduct four students

Some gunmen broke into the Catholic Good Shepherds Seminary in Kakau, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state, in the early hours of Thursday, abducting four students.

Benue, Abia get new CPs ahead of Saturday’s election

A new Commissioner of Police, Mr Awosola Awotinde, has been posted to Abia State, while Mr Umar Muri replaced Mr Omolulu Bishi as CP in Benue State ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and state House of Assembly elections.

Elections: Benue gets new police commissioner

A new Commissioner of Police has been deployed to Benue, ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly Elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

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