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Banditry: Police inaugurate 340-man squad in Kogi

The Police, on Monday, inaugurated Operation Puff Adder as parts of efforts to curb banditry and kidnapping in Kogi State. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG 8), Mr. Moses Jitoboh, who inaugurated the operation, called on stakeholders to join hands with the Police to ensure the success of the operation. He said

Buhari to Security Chiefs: Be ruthless with bandits, security threats

•As Police boss declares Abuja-Kaduna road safe for travels Jude Johnson President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Nigeria's security chiefs to deal  ruthlessly with  bandits terrorizing parts of North West and North Central Nigeria as well as other security challenges threats across the country. Buhari gave this charge on Thursday during the two-hour closed

I’m not happy with senseless killings of Nigerians — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is unhappy with the "senseless" killings in the country. Buhari said this while reacting to the recent spike in activities of bandits and kidnappers in the country. On Saturday, some protesters marched to the presidential villa in Abuja over the persistent killings in Zamfara. Buhari,

Insecurity: IGP launches operation Puff Adder along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Friday launched a security action plan tagged Operation Puff Adder to tackle all forms of crimes including kidnapping, cattle rustling and armed robbery along the Kaduna-Abuja expressway. The police Force spokesperson Frank Mba, made this known in a statement on Friday. The

NAF, DSS, Police to join forces against banditry, kidnapping

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reiterated its commitment to work with the Nigeria Police, Department of State Services (DSS) and other security agencies to address security challenges in the country, especially the issue of kidnapping and armed banditry along the Abuja-Kaduna Highway and Kaduna-Birnin Gwari axis. According to

No end in sight for kidnapping in Zamfara — Yari

Godsgift Onyedinefu Zamfara State Governor, Abdul'aziz Yari says his administration is worried that kidnapping is not ending any time soon as perpetrators of the act have turned it into a lucrative venture. Yari made the statement at Maradun community in the Maradun Local Government Area of the state on Friday,

2019: Nigerian Army commences Python Dance III nationwide

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian army has announced that it will commence the python dance III (EGWU EKE) across the country as part of efforts to ensure that law and order is maintained ahead of the 2019 General elections. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, made this known

Police arrests 9 notorious suspects for kidnapping, armed robbery

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Police Force paraded nine "Notorious and vicious" suspects arrested for kidnapping, cattle rustling, armed robbery and rape at the force headquarters, Abuja. In a statement by the Force spokesperson Jimmoh Moshood on sunday,  two (2) AK47 rifles, thirty (30) Rounds of ammunition and one (1) pair of suspected fake