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October 10, 2023

Police arrest 1,005 suspected criminals in Katsina, prosecute 393

The police command in Katsina says it arrested no fewer than 1,005 suspects in connection with 853 various cases of crimes between June and September.

police commissioner Aliyu Abubakar-Musa
October 7, 2023

Police arrest 10 suspected kidnappers in Kaduna

The suspects, he said, were being interrogated and would be charged to court on completion of investigations.

Police Officer
September 7, 2023

Police kill four, arrest 13 suspected kidnappers in Kaduna

According to him, the suspects were arrested based on intelligence reports.

Police Officer
August 5, 2023

Bandits’ informant nabbed as police foil attacks on station, Muslim faithful in Zamfara

He said officers neutralised a bandit while others fled into bushes with gunshot wounds.

Bandits (Credit: VOA)
January 8, 2023

Armed herdsmen invade Edo train station, abduct scores of passengers

The AK47-wielding herdsmen attacked the Igueben train station while passengers were waiting to board the train.

Edo train station, armed herdsmen Used to illustrate the story
December 22, 2022

Military destroys 57 illegal refineries, nab 21 suspected oil thieves

Mr Danmadami said the troops also destroyed 953 cooking ovens, 68 wooden boats, 172 storage tanks and 149 dugout pits within the period.

Illegal refinery used to illustrate story
November 14, 2022

Police arrest three for alleged kidnapping, possession of firearms in Niger

The kidnappers said that they abducted 10 victims, while N2.6 million was collected by the syndicate as ransom before their release.

Niger State Police commissioner
August 24, 2022

Police arrested 11 suspected cultists in Ekpoma, recovered firearms: Spokesman

The police spokesman said the suspects had allegedly confessed to being members of a secret cult, the Black Axe Confraternity, during a police investigation.

Lagos police spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi
July 31, 2021

Imo: Police, UGM in shootout, two dead, many injured

Police said it neutralised two of the gunmen while it was still in pursuit of other hoodlums.

Imo State police commissioner Abutu Yaro and Gunmen used to illustrate the story
June 6, 2021

Police kill five in shoot out with UGM at Imo command headquarters

“Officers killed five of the hoodlums during crossfire, while others fled with bullet injuries.”

Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro