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Nigeria: Six Kidnappers Arrested In Kaduna — Abuja Highway

By Amos Tauna Kaduna State internal security outfit, Operation Yaki in northwest Nigeria, says it has arrested six notorious kidnappers terrorizing Kaduna-Abuja highway. The suspects were picked Thursday by the Surveillance Patrol Teams in a joint operation with the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Teams (IRT), with the support from the Technical Intelligence Unit […]

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Nigeria Police Warn Vehicle Owners Against Use Of Covered Number Plates

By Iliya Kure Police in Akwa Ibom, south-south Nigeria, have warned motorists and motorcyclists to desist from covering vehicle and motorcycle number plates with unauthorized materials. This is part of “efforts of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command to rid the state of criminal elements and to ultimately ensure the safety of residents and visitors […]

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Kidnapping In Northern Nigeria: Police Deploy 600 Men, 90 Vehicles To Patrol Abuja — Kaduna Expressway

By Amos Tauna In a renewed effort to put an end to the rampant cases of kidnap on the Abuja-Kaduna highway in the Northern part of Nigeria, the country’s Police have deployed 600 personnel and 90 vehicles to ensure effective road patrol. Flagging off the operation in Rijana, a village known for notoriety as kidnappers’ […]

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EFCC Arraigns Three Ghost Workers For N9.3 Million Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, arraigned the trio of Onukaogu Onyinyechi Esther, Ebenuwa Chinazo Jennifer and Onukaogu Joshua before Justice A. S. Adepoju of the FCT High court sitting in Wuse, Abuja, on a 13-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence. EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement pointed […]

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Nigerian Governor Gives Out 29 Operational Vehicles To Checkmate Crimes

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, has presented 29 operational Hilux pick-up vans to local government chairmen and vigilante groups to checkmate crimes and unrest in some troubled areas of the state. While making the presentation at the state’s Government House in Minna, Northern Nigeria, Governor Bello expressed concern at the increasing rate […]

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Nigeria: Police Arrests Six Over Extra Judicial Killings And Rape In Bauchi

The Bauchi Sate Police Command has arrested four suspected members of a syndicate allegedly behind the series of extra judicial killings in the state. The State Commissioner of Police, Garba Baba Umar, in a statement noted that on 26th May 2017 at about 0600hrs, the command’s Anti Kidnapping Unit following an intelligence surveillance operation smashed […]

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Nigerian Police Arrests 18 For Attempting To Hack JAMB Website

The Nigeria police Force, Akwa Ibom State command, has arrested eighteen male suspects for attempted examination malpractices during the just concluded Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examinations held nationwide. Spokesperson of the Akwa Ibom command, DSP Chukwu Ikechukwu, said the men were arrested on Monday 15th May, 2017 in a rented apartment at No.13, […]

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Kaduna Police Command In Northern Nigeria Parades 36 Suspected Criminals

By Amos Tauna Kaduna State Police Command in Nothern Nigeria, Thursday paraded 36 suspects for various offences. The suspects are alleged to have involved in rape, arm robbery, cattle rustling and members of criminal gang terrorising the people of the state. The State Commissioner of Police, Agyole Abeh, while parading the suspects before newsmen at […]

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