Police parades 2 for abducting priest, 45 others, recover 1 GPMB, 22 weapons

October 13, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested two suspects in connection with the abduction of a Catholic priest in Kagarko LGA of Kaduna state. Parading the suspects, alongside 45 other for various crimes, Tuesday in Abuja, the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank Mba, said the abductors of the priest: Abubakar Usman, 21; and Salisu Abdullahi, Read More

Insecurity: POS agents as engendered species

September 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

The introduction of cashless policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has led to a boom in Point Of Sale (POS) businesses, especially in remote areas, however, these POS agents are becoming easy targets for miscreants, who rob and sometimes kill them. PAUL OKAH reports. Standing in queues in banking halls or at Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) is something Read More

Edo police arrest 22-yr-old ‘kidnap kingpin’

July 2, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The Edo state Police Command on Friday disclosed that it had arrested a 22-year-old suspected kidnap kingpin in the state. This was contained in a statement issued by the Command’s public relations officer, SP Kontongs Bello, in Benin City. The statement indicated that the suspect was arrested through Hi-tech tracking and intelligence on Thursday around the old road in Aduwawa Read More

Benue: Police arrest 8 who bury victims in shallow graves

May 13, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Benue state Police command has arrested eight members of a notorious gang terrorising the Sankera axis and responsible for killing and burying their victims in shallow graves at a forest in Katsina-Ala local government area. Spokesperson of the Benue state Police command, DSP Catherine Sewuese Anene, who briefed newsmen Thursday, said the gang members were also responsible for kidnapping, armed Read More

Police nab 4 in Ogun over alleged kidnapping

May 12, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Four members of a kidnap syndicate, have been arrested by operatives of Ogun state police command for kidnapping a 13-year-old girl in Onipanu area of Ado odo ota local government area of the state.  The suspects, John Nelson, Adeleke Ayotunde, Adekunle Basit and Abey Fagbemi were arrested, following a complaint lodged at Onipanu divisional headquarters, by one Adejunwon Odunowo, who Read More

Many feared dead as hoodlums, cultists launch attack in Anambra

April 19, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

About eight persons have been reportedly gunned down in Anambra state following attacks from unknown gunmen and suspected cultists.Two police officers were allegedly killed by unknown gunmen during attacks at the Zone 13 Ukpo on Monday, while the other six died over suspected cult attacks on Monday morning and Sunday evening. “One person was shot dead at motor park and Read More