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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

Bandits kill five vigilante members in Katsina — Police

The police in Katsina State have confirmed that five persons who were members of the local vigilante were killed by bandits in Faskari Local Government Area on Tuesday. The Police Public Relations Officer, Gambo Isa, made the disclosure in a statement in Katsina. He said that the killings occurred at Sabon-layi village

Police arrest 70 suspected kidnappers, recover weapons in Katsina

The police in Katsina State on Monday said they have arrested more than 70 suspected kidnappers since across the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, said this at a press briefing in Katsina on the achievements recorded by Operation Puff Adder in the state. He said the police also recovered

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

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria | 17.5.19 

Cpt. Hashim Abdullahi  1. 'BORNO IS SAFER THAN ABUJA, ZAMFARA, KATSINA' SAYS GOV SHETTIMA Kashim Shettima, the governor of Borno, has said that the state which is the hotbed of Boko Haram insurgency, is safer than many states in Nigeria. Shettima made the declaration when he spoke to the Chairman House Committee

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

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria|16.5.19

Capt. Hashim Abdullahi   1. KILLING OF SOLDIERS, ‘WAKE-UP CALL’ FOR NEW STRATEGY –BURATAI Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the death of three military personnel on Monday in Borno was a “wake-up call’’ to further strategise to defeat terrorists. He stated this at the burial of Lt-Col. Ibrahim Aminu, Cpl.

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 uncover plots to attack, destroy oil facilities

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria Police Force has uncovered specific plots by some "subversive elements masquerading as climate and environmental activists" to commence massive and coordinated attacks on oil installations across the country especially in the Niger-Delta region and adjoining States. The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba disclosed in a statement on