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Armed bandits reportedly abduct 12 police officers, demand ransom

Gunmen have reportedly abducted 12 Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) who were on their way from Borno state to Zamfara state. Kano-based lawyer, Bulama Bukarti, who shared the story on his Twitter, stated that it was reported on BBC Hausa. The police officers were said to be on their way to Zamfara to conduct a special […]

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9-month-old pregnant woman, two others arrested for armed robbery in Edo .

An armed robbery gang which specializes in using a 9-month-old pregnant woman to lure their victims, has been arrested by the police in Benin, Edo State. Jumoke Akanbieme, Osagiede Izevbokun and Godfrey Okonide, were arrested recently after a failed operation. Spokesperson of the police, Chidi Nwabuzor, who confirmed the arrest, said, the two male suspects […]

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Armed robbers attack bank in Ekiti and cart away millions of Naira

A six-man robbery gang attacked a bank in Iyin-Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun local government area of Ekiti state today Friday, October 2, carting away millions of Naira. According to reports, the robbers who were armed with sophisticated weapons stormed the bank around 3.30pm and blasted the security doors with an explosive device suspected to be dynamite. The robbers reportedly operated for […]

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Man killed as armed robbers open fire on travellers along Okene-Lokoja highway

Friends and family has been thrown into  mourning after a traveler identified as Muhammed Jamiu, was killed when armed robbers opened fire on commuters along the Okene-Lokoja-Abuja highway.   It was gathered that the incident which happened on Sunday, September 13, around 6pm, resulted in drivers abandoning their vehicles. A policeman at the nearby checkpoint was […]

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Armed bandits attack Katsina communities, abduct 13 year old girl

A 13-year-old girl, Khadija Muttakha Kurfi has been kidnapped by bandits, alongside several other girls and women, during an attack on Kankara town in Kankara Local Government Area and Kurfi town in Kurfi Local Government Area in Katsina State on Sunday night, August 9. According to reports, the bandits who have terrorized parts of the […]

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Dismissed soldier arrested for murder and armed robbery in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a dismissed soldier identified as Ifesinachi Nwankwo for murder and armed robbery. The State Commissioner of Police, Abdurahman Mohammed, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the dismissed soldier who is 24-years-old, joined the Nigerian Army in 2017 and served in Damboa, Maiduguri. The police boss said Ifesinachi reportedly […]