Tag: criminals

Ogun Gets Amotekun As Gov Abiodun Declares War On Criminals

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Thursday inaugurated the state security outfit, the Amotekun Corps. Speaking during the inauguration in Abeokuta the governor noted that the operatives of the…

Police rout criminals in Delta

By Christopher Oji The Delta State Police Command has arrested suspected criminals in different locations of the state. Among the criminal suspects are: armed robbers, killer herders believed to to…

Ekiti first lady promises to support family of SS3 female student shot by criminals

As a way of giving the family succour, the Ekiti State First Lady, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has paid the medical bill and expressed readiness to take responsibility for other treatments…

Okorocha: Criminals Are More United Than Ordinary Nigerians

Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, said on Wednesday that insecurity has continued to worsen because criminals were more united than the ordinary citizens.  Okorocha, who is the current senator…

Obi: Nigeria owing intellectuals while paying criminals

By Nwanosike Onu, Awka and Emma Elekwa, Onitsha Former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi has decried the increasing level of insecurity across the country, with banditry and kidnapping breaking new…

We must not allow criminals overrun Nigeria – Shema

    From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt Former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, has called on Nigerians to sink their differences and work together against insurgents who have continued…

IPC to Gumi: referring to journalists as criminals reckless

By Alao Abiodun The International Press Centre has dismissed the recent comment of Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, that journalists are criminals as reckless. Its Executive Director Lanre Arogundade said…

Go after criminals, not innocent civilians, commander charges troops

(NAN) Maj-Gen Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, Commander of Special Task Force Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), which is maintaining peace in Plateau and environs, has warned troops to desist from molesting innocent civilians…

Sarkin Fulani speaks Yoruba better than I do, herdsmen not criminals – Gov Abiodun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said that the Sarkin Fulani in Yewa North speaks Yoruba better than he does, stressing that herdsmen are not criminals. Gov Abiodun said…

Army uncovers criminals’ hideout in Calabar, arrests suspects

The Nigerian Army’s Operation Akpakwu has uncovered a black spot for criminals in Calabar metropolis.The Cross River State government launched Operation Akoakwu in December 2020 to tackle security challenges in…

Mr. Macaroni and other peaceful #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters tied up and maltreated like criminals (Video)

A viral video has captured moment popular Nigerian comedian, Mr. Macaroni and other peaceful #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters were tied up and maltreated like criminals. Recall that earlier today, Mr.Macaroni and tons…

● We’ve turned the heat on kidnappers, criminals in Ibarapa, Oke Ogun – Makinde

By Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde has declared the state his administration has turned the heat on kidnappers and criminals in Ibarapa and Oke-Ogun axis of the state….

Nigerian Police Recovered Over 3000 FireArms, Arrested 21000 Criminals In 2020 ― IGP

The Nigerian police say they seized 133,496 ammunition, 3,347 firearms and arrested 21,296 highly dangerous criminal suspects in 2020. The police further stated that 960 stolen vehicles were recovered and…

Police Arrested 21,296 ‘Dangerous Criminals’ In 2020–IGP

Assures Of Improved Security A statement attributed to the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, on Monday said a total of 21,296 “dangerous” criminals were arrested in 2020. The statement…

Kaduna debunks rumour of helicopter supplying arms to criminals

By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna The Kaduna State Government on Friday described as false, the news in circulation that helicopters supplied gunmen with arms at Ungwan Dankali and Tsallaken Dogo in…