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Edo Police Command parades 72 for cultism, kidnapping, armed robbery

The suspects Jethro Ibileke/Benin No fewer than 72 suspects have been arrested by the Edo State Police Command for allegedly terrorising Benin metropolis over the past few weeks. The suspects who were paraded on Tuesday, were arrested at various points

Businessman Abandons Car , Stolen Auto Parts On Sighting Police

The suspected businessman Dedeigbo Ayodeji The saying “only the guilty are afraid” aptly captures what transpired between a Police patrol team led by the Area Commander in-charge of Area D Command, Mushin, ACP Akinbayo Olasoji and a motorist, later identified

Police re-arrest robber 5 days after regaining freedom

The suspects The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command have re-arrested a robbery suspect five days after he was released from Ikoyi Prison. The suspect, Tunde Okunola, 26, was re-arrested at Marwa Roundabout,

Police confirm one dead in attack on Tambuwal’s motorcade

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto state governor The Police Command in Sokoto State has confirmed the death of one person as a result of stray bullets fired when hoodlums allegedly attacked Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s motorcade in Sokoto on Saturday. The command’s spokesperson,

Again, Police Declare Senator Dino Melaye Wanted

File photo   The Kogi State Police Command has again declared Senator Dino Melaye wanted for alleged criminal conspiracy, attempted culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms. In a statement on Saturday, Commissioner of Police in the state, Ali Janga,

Police arrest 16 suspected kidnappers

Nigeria Police The Police said they have arrested 16 suspected kidnappers, whose ages range from 16 to 45 at Ankpa in Kogi, who specializes in killing innocent people and removing their vital organs. The Police Public Relations Officer, Acting DCP

Turkish police quiz Turan over alleged fight with pop star

Arda TuranPHOTO:BBC Police questioned Turkish international midfielder Arda Turan late on Thursday over reports that he fought with a pop star at a night club in Istanbul, according to local media reports. Turan, currently on loan from FC Barcelona at

Families Of Police Officers Lament Demolition Of Their Homes

  Twenty-one families of serving and retired police officers living at the railway premises, Ebutte Meta, are questioning the rationale behind the eviction from their homes. The victims during a protest on Thursday said they were forced out without due

Sexual, Gender Violence: British Council Trains 20 Police Officers

  The European Union in conjunction with the British Council has trained 20 policemen on how to handle sexual and gender-based violence in Adamawa State. It has also established four Family Support Units in the state and equipped the units with

Police nab siblings for killing motorcyclist

The suspects Adejoke Adeleye, Abeokuta The Ogun State Police have arrested two brothers and an accomplice for killing a motorcyclist over his Bajaj Motorcycle. The suspects which include,Tobi Kodaolu, 20, who is the main culprit; Kehinde Kodaolu, 16 and Ahmed

Killings: Plateau State Gets New Commissioner Of Police

Austin Agbonlahor   Following incessant attacks and killings in Plateau State, a new Commissioner Of Police has assumed duty. Austin Agbonlahor, a Police Commissioner of Department of Operations in the Force Headquarters on Tuesday takes over from Andie Undie. Before

Melaye, Others Ask Court To Set Aside Police Summon, Demand N500m Damages

File photo   The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and two other senators, Dino Melaye and Ben Murray-Bruce have filed a suit asking the Federal High Court to set aside the police summon following their involvement in a protest last

APC governorship primary: How we saved Lagos from destruction – Police boss

No Nonsense Police Boss: Edgal Imohimi, Lagos Commissioner of Police The Lagos State Police Command has saved Lagos from destruction following the arrest of 84 hoodlums involved in violence during the just concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries. The

Police arrest 6 trans-border robbers

The suspects By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Police Command early Monday morning arrested 5 trans-border robbers fleeing into Lagos after robbing an Ogun State based haulage company’s warehouse. The 9-man robbery gang was led by a Cameroonian born, Ahmed