Police rescue 2 suspected robbers from mob in Enugu The operatives of the Police Command in Enugu State say they have rescued two suspected robbers from mob and lynching in Amuri road near Enugu. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, Asp. Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Thursday in Enugu. He said that the suspects, who...... read more
Crocodile Smile: Army arrests bishop, 18 others for robbery Nineteen people, among them, an ordained Bishop, have been arrested by troops of the Nigerian Army in the ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile II in the South South and South West, for armed robbery, kidnapping and cult activities in Akwa Ibom State.   It was learnt that the Bishop, identified as Uwah...... read more
Herdsmen invades community in Nassarawa Suspected  Fulani herdsmen at the weekend invaded farmlands in Giza, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The men allegedly destroyed crops on over 84 hectares and other valuable items estimated at millions of naira. President of Tiv Development Association, Nasarawa State chapter, Mr Bernard Kyeghna, who confirmed the incident  to...... read more
Abia New Police Boss Calls For Corporation The need for dialogue rather than force in handling crisis has been described as the best form of peace maintenance and sustenance. Anthony Ogbizi, the new Commissioner of Police, Abia State, stated this at an interactive session with newsmen in Umuahia.    CP Ogbizi noted that the interactive session was to...... read more
We cannot discipline erring IGP – Police Commission The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it lacks the authority to discipline Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), even if he fails to implement its decisions.   The spokesman of the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, said the commission “can do more with a constitutional provision that allows it protect its decisions”. In a...... read more
IPOB vs Army clash: Northern Governors applaud Ikpeazu for peaceful resolution The Chairman of Northern Governors Forum and the Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has commended the wisdom and leadership exhibited by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State in handling the recent security challenge in Abia State. Kashim, who stated this when he led a delegation of Northern Governors to...... read more
Customs seizes imported 1,100 rifles at Lagos Port The Nigerian Customs yesterday, announced the discovery of 1100 rifles in Lagos. The guns, concealed in a 20-foot container with number GESU2555208, were seized by the Area Controller, Tin-Can Island Customs Command,  Mr Bashar Yusuf . The importer declared the prohibited items as wash hand basin and water closets. But after the...... read more
Boko Haram: We’ve killed Shekau’s deputies- Army Sani Usman, Spokesman to the Nigeria army on Tuesday, said the Army has killed two Boko Haram commanders and deputies of Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the sect. Usman who made the  disclosure via a statement, said the commanders – Afdu Kawuri and Abubakar Benishek – were killed in a...... read more
Police Rescues abducted Pakistanis in Cross River The two Pakistanis abducted in Calabar area have been rescued by the Nigerian Police, Mr Azim Khan, Head of Chancery, Pakistan High Commission has announced. Khan told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja that the Police rescued the two victims, Azeem Alikhan and Rehan Siddique and captured...... read more
Boko Haram: Borno records 3,000 births in IDPs camps in 6 months The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday said it registered 3,000 births among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the past six months. The SEMA Chairman, Satomi Ahmad, made the disclosure in an interview with the Newsmen in Maiduguri. Satomi said that the births were registered at various camps located...... read more
Sallah: Abia state CP assures Muslim Faithfuls of adequate security The Commissioner of Police Abia State Command, CP Adeleye Oyebade wishes to reassure the Muslim faithfuls in the State, all Abians and residents of the Command’s continued resolve and statutory responsibility to protect lives and property in the State. In the Command’s Security Calendar, it need be mentioned that every Month...... read more
Nigerian police tortured my brother because he has nobody -Eseoghene Al-faruq Ohwojeheri So the police caught the most crafty kidnapper in the country and i realised how wicked and heartless the Nigerian Police is as an institution.This man, Evans as they call him, is a multibillionaire who runs a kidnap gang. He once collected a million dollars from a single person he kidnapped....... read more
Abia police command arrests notorious Kidnappers A dreaded and notorious armed robbery/kidnap gang, who had been terrorizing the State and its neighbouring States, has been smashed by a team of detectives attached to Anti-Kidnapping Section of State Criminal Investigation Department (D7) Umuahia on 05/06/17 in an encounter with members of the gang along Ukpakiri/Ikot Ekpene road Aba. ...... read more
Ban on use of Siren by unauthorized persons is still in Force - Abia Police Command The Abia State Police Command wishes to remind the general public that the BAN ON USE OF SIREN by unauthorized persons on roads in the Country including Abia State is still in Force.  The Commissioner of Police Abia State has therefore directed all his personnel to enforce the order on this...... read more
Delta Gov. Okowa and CP disagrees over Fulani Herdsmen attack -       Okowa said most of the kidnappings in the state were carried out by Hausa/Fulani -       CP, Zanna Ibrahim said facts at his disposal pointed to the contrary Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, declared that most of the kidnappings in the state were carried out by Hausa/Fulani inviduals in connivance...... read more
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