Category: Crime

Police Arrest 5 Suspected Criminals In Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has said it arrested five suspected criminals at the Pipeline area of Ubima community in Ikwerre local government area of the state. The command, in a statement issued yesterday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ahmad Kidaya Muhammad, said its operatives also recovered dangerous weapons , including two AK…

Police Kill Armed Robber In Shootout, Recover Gun, Ammunition

Lagos State police command has killed an armed robber  while a policeman sustained gunshot wound in the stomach during a shootout at Coconut, in Apapa area of the metropolis. The State command spokesperson, SP Dolapo Badmos told LEADERSHIP Friday that a policeman attached to Police Mobile Force 2 Keffi , Ikoyi had engaged a notorious…

Abduction of 76 Enugu indigenes – IPOB gives Buhari 72 hours ultimatum

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday issued a 72-hour ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government over the alleged abduction of 76 indigenes of Enugu State by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Although earlier reports had indicated that the Awgu natives were arrested by soldiers from Abia State, military authorities have since maintained that…

Presidency Suspects Army Colonel’s Kidnap Likely Shiites’ Revenge

•Military vows to rescue abducted officer The Nigerian Army has confirmed the kidnap of one of its senior officers, Col. Smaila Inusa, by unknown gunmen in Kaduna State on Saturday night. Speaking to THISDAY, a reliable intelligence officer quoting a Presidential source, expressed concern that the kidnap might be a revenge mission by the Shiite…