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Police arrest 1,154 alleged kidnappers, 522 murder suspects in 8 months

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says 1,154 suspected kidnappers were arrested across the country between January and August. Mr Adamu, who made the disclosure on Monday during the Southwest Geopolitical Zone Security Summit held in Ibadan, said 147 of the arrests were made in the Southwest. He said that a

Police rescue three kidnapped ABU students

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Kaduna State Police Command says its operatives have rescued three students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, abducted on Monday along Abuja-Kaduna highway. Three Armed Men in Military Uniform intercepted had on Monday intercepted some commuters near Masari Village along Kaduna-Abuja Expressway, opened fire on the vehicles, in the process

How Soldiers aided my escape – Wadume

Godsgift Onyedinefu Hamisu Bala Wadume, a suspected kidnap kingpin in Taraba State has narrated how he escaped from the operatives of the Intelligence Response Team of the Nigerian Police Force. Wadume was first arrested on August 6 by a team of anti-crime police officers in Taraba. He was being taken to

Taraba killings: Police re-arrests suspected kidnap kingpin, Wadume ​

Godsgift Onyedinefu and Nosa Enobhayisobo The operatives of the Nigeria Police have re-arrested suspected notorious kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume. The Force Public Realtions officer, Frank Mba confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday. Mba said he was re-arrested in the late hours of Monday in his hideout at Layin Mai Allo

Taraba police killings: group indicts top taraba politicians

A group, Taraba Truth and Justice Committee he alleged that top taraba politicians are involved in bloody clash between men of the Intelligence Response Team of the Nigeria Police and some personnel of the Nigerian Army in Ibbi area of Taraba State. According to the group, the clash might not be

Sallah: Kaduna Police to deploy 6,000 personnel

LThe Kaduna State Police Command, on Thursday, said it would deploy no fewer than 6,000 of its personnel to provide security across the state during the Sallah celebration. Mr Ali Janga, the Commissioner of Police, stated this in a press statement issued in Kaduna, through the Command Public Relations Officer, DSP

Taraba killings: Police condemn army statement, demand for kidnap kingpin

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria Police Force has condemned the statement issued by the Nigerian Army allegedly justifying Wednesday’s killing of three Police Officers and a civilian by men of the Nigerian army in Taraba State. A statement issued on Thursday by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, also demanded from the

Buhari orders Army to investigate killing of there policemen by soldiers

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Defence Headquarters to commence immediate investigation of the incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba, which resulted in the death of three police officers and a civilian. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this when he briefed State House