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Crime rate in Nigeria has declined, says IGP

Godsgift Onyedinefu Nigeria's Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu on Monday said the crime rate in the country has been on a decline in the last one Month compared to proceeding months. The Police Boss said the crime rate declined following the launch of "Operation Puff Adder" in all states of

Police dismantle international arms-smuggling syndicate, recover weapons

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Police Force says its Operatives has dismantled a 4-man international arms-smuggling syndicate which operates between parts of North African, the Sahel region and West African Countries. The Force spokesperson, Frank Mba who confirmed this in a statement on Monday said the criminal gang were busted and arrested on

Police arrest five soldiers over alleged armed robbery in Borno

The Police Command in Borno State said operatives of “Operation Puff Adder’’ had arrested five soldiers and 83 other suspects over alleged armed robbery and other offences in the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed Aliyu, made the disclosure in Maiduguri, the state capital on Thursday, while briefing

Police kill ‘Shaho’, mastermind in Kidnap of UBEC Chairman

•Arrest seven others Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) says its Operatives of Operation Puff Adder has killed one Sumaila Sule, alias SHAHO, the kidnapping kingpin and notorious armed robber, who recently masterminded the kidnap of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Chairman along Abuja- Kaduna road. The suspect died in the

Police arrest 93 suspected kidnappers, recover rocket launcher, others

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Police Force says its Operatives of Operation Puff Adder has arrested 93 Kidnap Suspects across the North-Central, North-Western and North-Eastern parts of the Country. The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. The Operatives also recovered one rocket launcher, 35 AK47 rifles, 10

Police arrest four suspected Boko Haram Terrorists in Edo

Police in Edo State on Thursday said they had arrested four suspected members of Boko Haram who escaped into the state after perpetrating heinous crimes in neighbouring Kogi State. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Mohammed DanMallam, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin. DanMallam said

Police arrests 9 kidnappers along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway, recovers 200 cows

Godsgift Onyedinefu A combined team of Police operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder on Saturday arrested  nine kidnap suspects and recovered 200 stolen cows along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway. Frank Mba, Spokesperson of the Nigerian Police Force disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Mba said the suspects were arrested at Kudaru Forest in Lere

How Buhari’s Administration is tackling insecurity — Presidency

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’ The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who listed the initiatives in a statement in

Police rescue two kidnapped victims in Niger, arrest three suspects

..Recover AK47 rifles, 258 live ammunition Nosa Enobhayisobo The Nigerian Police says its Operatives of Operation Puff Adder currently on a nation-wide offensive against kidnappers and other dangerous criminals, yet again, recorded victory with the rescue of two kidnapped victims and subsequent arrest of three male suspects. The two victims, Ali Abu Sale,