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Nigerian Army court-martials 14 officers, soldiers for murder, kidnapping

The Nigerian Army said on Saturday it has begun proceedings to court martial 14 officers and soldiers accused of murder, kidnapping and desertion, among other criminal offences. Inaugurating the court proceedings in Port Harcourt, General Officer Commanding (GOC) Army 6 Division, Port Harcourt, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, said the suspects were officers

We’ve arrested 2,175 for kidnapping, murder, others — IGP

...Recovers 834 arms, 19,009 live ammunition Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, said the police have arrested 2,175 suspects for kidnapping, Murder, armed robbery, cultism and banditry since the launch of the “Operation Puff Adder” A statement by the Force spokesman, Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, on

Video: Why we killed ex-Defence Chief Alex Badeh — Suspect

Ola Akiotu A suspect, Shuaibu Rabi has disclosed that the reason why they murdered the past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd.), was to rob him. Rabi said this while being interrogated by policemen in Hausa language. The suspect said he and his friends received information that Badeh was

Police parades 16 suspects accused of ritual killing, sale of human parts in Kogi

Godsgift Onyedifu  The Nigerian Police Force has paraded 16 suspects accused of kidnapping, ritual killing and sale of human parts in Kogi state. The police recovered One Pump action Rifle, two Locally Fabricated Single Barrel Guns and three Short Axes from the suspects. The Force Public Relations Officer Jimmoh Moshood in a statement on Friday

8 south African policemen arrested for killing nigerian

The South African police have arrested eight officers for the alleged torture and killing of a Nigerian, late Mr. Ibrahim Olamulekun Badmus. Adama said that the officers were arrested by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) and they were expected to appear in the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate’s Court on Monday. The CG said

7 sentenced to death for killing US based Nigerian

Seven persons have been sentenced to death by an Akure High Court for the murder of an US-based businessman, Banji Adafin, in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The deceased who was in Nigeria for the holidays with members of his family was shot dead by armed robbers in the presence of

CAN demands justice for murdered clerics, pastor

•Again, calls for overhaul of security architecture   Godsgift Onyedinefu   The leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned the murder of two catholic clerics and a pastor by unknown gunmen on August 21, 2018, in Abuja and Kaduna respectively. To this end, the umbrella Christian body called on the Federal Government to

Nigerian police arrests U.S army over fraud

Operatives of the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (F-SARS), of the Police Command in Imo says it has arrested a member of the U.S. Army, Mr Garrick Michael, over alleged advance fee fraud. The Commissioner of police, Mr Dasuki Galadanchi, disclosed this on Wednesday in Owerri while presenting to Journalists the

Police arrests 43 Kidnap, murder suspects in Abia

The Abia State Police Command has arrested 43 suspects for various criminal offences including kidnapping, armed robbery, murder and defilement, within 40 days. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Anthony Ogbizi, disclosed this on Monday while briefing journalists in Umuahia on the efforts of the command to rid the state of violent