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...
By Juliet Odey A commercial bank in Igara, headquarters of Akoko-Edo LGA of Edo State was on Thursday night attacked by armed killing six. The state Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Johnson Kokumo, said the robbers were killed in a gun battle with the police guarding the bank. “The robbers divided themselves, with...
By Juliet Odey The Niger State police command has arrested a suspected car theif, Yusuf Duguri of Gedi-Gedi area of Zaria Road, Kano State, for alleged car theft. The police said that the suspect approached one Umar Abdulazeez of Bagdad Motors, Bauchi, on the pretext that he wanted to buy his...
From Edem Comfort, Abuja A crack investigator, Commissioner of Police Bala Ciroma, on Thursday assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police for the Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). A statement by the command’s Spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said Ciroma took over from Mr Sadiq Bello after a...
By Hassan Malam Yalwa, Hussaini Mohammed Baba (Potiskum) and Sunday Ogwuche, Abuja The activities of the Boko Haram insurgents in the past eight years has been a major challenge for the country, having  led to enormous loss of lives and properties, particularly in the Northern part of Nigeria, leading to...