A gang of armed robbers on Sunday killed a police inspector, Ebri Ogban, during an operation along Otop Abasi Street in Calabar, Cross River State. Ogban, who was attached to the Operations Department in the state command headquarters in Calabar, was said to be on his way home when the...
The Nigeria Police Force, Wednesday, paraded one Augustus Akpan, a 43 year old man suspected to have made scary threats asking former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to either withdraw from the 2019 presidential race or have his plane blown up mid-air. According to police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, an Acting...
Amisu Bello, a 28-year-old farmer, is to serve six months in prison after a Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger, convicted him of stealing 13 crates of eggs. Bello was docked alongside one Shefiu Yahaya on a two-count of theft and receiving stolen property, contrary to Sections 288 and 317 of...
By Juliet Odey Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested two men, Chukwudi Chukwu and Bethel Ibe, for allegedly abducting a corpse from a morgue in the state. It was gathered that after abducting the corpse, the suspects contacted the manager of the mortuary, Bright Nwanshi, and made a...
The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested 23 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers, the Commissioner of Police, Yahaya Bello, said on Friday. Commissioner of Police, Yahaya Bello told Neptune Prime on Friday that the suspects were arrested following distress calls and privileged information from courageous members of the public. According...
By Juliet Odey The Bauchi State Police Command has said that about 41 suspected homosexuals have been arrested by security operatives in the State. It was gathered that the suspects were arrested during a joint operation by men of the Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,...
By Juliet Odey The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has told the Federal Special Anti Robbery Square across the country to respect people’s rights or risk being sanctioned. The IGP warned that operatives who detained suspects illegally for more than 48 hours are at the risk of being dismissed from...
By Juliet Odey Folake Falade, a mentally deranged woman has denied knowing anything about human parts found in her possession in Aiyetoro, Cele-Nizer, on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. There had been turmoil in the community after some residents allegedly spotted the suspect, who was widely believed to be mad, making telephone calls. According...
By Juliet Odey Eight persons were killed and scores of houses were burnt in Plateau State on Wednesday. The attacks occurred in Abonong and Zayit villages of Foron District in Barikin Ladi Local Government Area of the state. “The communities were attacked by unknown gunmen which resulted in the death of the...
The Niger state Police Command arrested and detained A 27-year-old man, Usman Adamu, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl. The command’s spokesman, DSP Mohammadu Abubakar, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna. Abubakar alleged that the suspect, who resides in the same Barkin-Sale area of Minna with the...