Busted! Police Arrests Kidnappers Of Turkish School Children And Members Of Staff

Suspects Of Turkish School Kidnappers The Nigeria Police nabbed kidnappers of Turkish school children and three (3) members of staff and recovered one million two hundred thousand naira ransom money through a joint operation by Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and Tactical Intelligence Unit (TIU) led by AIG Kayode Aderanti, AIG Zone 2. Ag. CP Don N. Awunah, Force…

Wike Bans Vigilante Groups In Rivers State

The Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has placed a ban on vigilante groups across the state as part of the State amnesty committee that submitted it’s report to the governor in Port Harcourt. The Committee was set up in September to rid the state of cultism. Speaking after the committee submitted its report to the…

INTERPOL To Connect Nigeria Security Agencies To Database

Interpol is to connect key law enforcement agencies in Nigeria to its National Data Base tool known as i-24/7. It s a data base for tracking a wanted person, stolen vehicles, artifacts, missing persons and other transnational criminals. The Data Base has been restricted to Police use. A statement by the Police Headquarters says this…

Kaduna police arrests 168 suspected criminals

Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Umar Shehu The Police Command in Kaduna State says it arrested 168 suspected criminals in October for various criminal offences. A statement by the Command’s Spokesman, ASP Aliyu Usman, said that the command charged 126 suspects to court while 42 others were still under investigation. Usman said that several arms…

Fight Against Cybercrime: Police Sets The Ball Rolling

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, has reiterated the unalloyed commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to actively fight against cybercrime menace in Nigeria. The IGP stated this on October 24th, 2016 while declaring open a two-day workshop on cybercrime forensic investigation for Nigeria Police Officers at the peacekeeping centre, Force Headquarters,…

Criminals will not escape justice – IG of Police assures

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Ibrahim Idris, has assured Nigerians that the Nigeria Police Force is ever ready and more determined to ensure that all those who engage in vicious crimes do not escape justice. A statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don Awunah, said the I-G listed the crimes as: kidnappings,…

Police Parades Suspected Kidnappers of CBN Gov’s Wife

Police paraded arrested arrest in the kidnapping of Mrs Margret Emiefele, CBN Governor’s wife. The Nigeria Police Force has paraded suspects in connection with the kidnap of Mrs Margret Emiefele, wife to the CBN governor. The Police paraded the arrested suspects on Monday at the Police Force Public Relations Officer’s conference hall at the Force Headquarters…

Protesters storm US Embassy demand Amnesty International exit from Nigeria

By Ayo Alonge A group, under the aegis of Progressive Citizens Congress, has called on the US Embassy to prevail over Amnesty International to desist from dishing out inaccurate report on the activities of terrorists in the country. In a press statement titled “Amnesty International Leave Nigeria Now”, signed by the President of the group,…

Pastor keeps 13 girls as sex slaves, says devil made him do it

The General Overseer of Tongue of Fire Restoration Ministry located in Igbosere, Lagos, Chukwuemeka Nwocha, 36, has informed that the devil made him keep 13 underage girls as sex slaves in a three-bedroomed harem. While being paraded before newsmen at the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters in Ikeja, Nwocha said he was only trying to…

Why Budget Padding May Not Be Termed Corruption – Ohize

Sen. Salihu Ohize was in the 6th National Assembly. In this encounter, the retired naval officer and former local government chairman, bares his mind on the budget padding controversy, the performance of the National Assembly and other national issues. He spoke with RUTH CHOJI. As a former senator, what is your take on the crises…

Agreement to Return Stolen Nigeria Assets in the UK Completed

The deal was signed by Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill and Nigerian Attorney General Abubakar Malami. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed as part of a 2 day visit to the African country by the Immigration Minister this week (Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 August). It reinforces the 2 countries’ commitments to continuing cooperation and mutual…

Amnesty International: A stitch in time, by Abdulkadir Inuwa 

NICreL, it will appear, has a long running distrust for Amnesty International. It has seen the hand of the fellow NGO in a lot of security breaches in the country from Boko Haram, through Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN to encouraging criminals to attack and kill security operatives without expecting those in uniform to…

Exercise Crocodile Smile With Free Medical Outreach in Delta State

Click to view slideshow. Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations reports that Troops of 4 Brigade Nigerian Army on field training exercise nicknamed “Operation CROCODILE SMILE” have continued the military training with humanitarian activities, patrols, response to distress calls and arrest of suspected criminals in various parts of Delta State. The troops…

RSG Defends Amnesty Offer For Cultists, Criminals

The Rivers State Government says the amnesty programme initiated by the Governor Nyesom Wike-led administration in the state is not intended to give cash reward to repentant cultists and criminals but rather to provide responsible rehabilitation that would integrate them back into society. The state Deputy Governor, Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo disclosed this in a…

‘War Against Crime: ‘RSG On Course’

The Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has said that the recent onslaught by security agencies against the notorious robbery and kidnapping gang which has been terrorising the Orashi region was an indication that the state government is gradually winning the war against crime and criminality in the state. In a statement, Bangio…

Fish Out Criminals In Your Midst, CP Tells Community Leaders

The Rivers State Com missioner of Police, Francis Odesanya, has urged community leaders in the state to cooperate with the police by fishing out criminals amongst them. Odesanya made the call while performing a groundbreaking ceremony for the building of a Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) command office in Elele Community in Ikwerre Local Government Area…

Ughelli Police command gets new commander, warns against crime

From Osakhare Erese, Asaba A new Area Commander of the Nigerian Police Force has assumed office at the Ughelli Police Force Command, Delta State. The new police boss, Usman Ndanbabo from Niger State, is an Assistant Commissioner of Police and had served in various capacities in Abuja and Lagos before he was posted to Ughelli…

Smart-Policing Is The Way Forward In Fighting Crime – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday performed the foundation-laying of the Nigeria Police Force Crime and Incident Data Base Centre in Abuja urging the force to embrace smart policing. He said that the administration was ready for smart policing as that was the only way the police could outsmart criminals and ensure protection…

Nigeria Police amongst world best – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said that the Nigeria Police Force is among the best globally. He made the remark while laying the foundation for the construction of the Crime and Incident Data Base Centre at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. According to him, the Nigerian Police personnel, from many instances worldwide, are better trained and…

The Rule Of Criminals

By Adeola Aderounmu… One is saddened that there is no end in sight for Nigerians being ruled partly by politicians who are absolute criminals. Ordinary Nigerians are facing very hard and extreme economic hardship and they also have to continue to cope with the reality that some of those who they expected to be part…

IGP Idris Orders CPs To Dismantle Roadblocks

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday directed all Commissioners of Police to dismantle all roadblocks set up by police officials on highways across Nigeria. He made this call while addressing senior police officers in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Mr. Idris also ordered the police commands to stop deploying mobile policemen…

Dickson vows to treat land grabbers as criminals 

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, Thursday, warned persons encroaching on government land and property to desist or be treated as criminals. A statement signed by Dickson’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said the governor gave the warning when the State Special Task Force on Identification and Recovery of Government Lands, led…

Gabon’s Presidential Election Concluded Amidst Widespread Protests

The incumbent of Gabon, President Ali Bongo has won a closely fought Presidential Election, as announced by the country’s Interior Ministry, Pacome Moubelet Boubeya. The Minister said that bongo had obtained 49.80 percent of Saturday’s vote, beating his rival jean ping who received 48.23 percent. Bongo won by only 5,594 votes, of a total 627,805 registered voters. Moments…

IGP orders CPs to dismantle roadblocks

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, acting Inspector General of Police The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday directed all Commissioners of Police to dismantle all roadblocks set up by police officials on highways across Nigeria. He made this call while addressing senior police officers in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Mr Idris also ordered…

Operation Crocodile Smile Raids Terrorists’ Hideouts In Delta

Troops of 222 Battalion, 4 Brigade Nigerian Army involved in the field training exercise of Operation CROCODILE SMILE have also been conducting patrols and raids through Edje-Ewu-Opere waterside and Araya communities in Ughelli South and Isoko South Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Delta State. Following intelligence report, a robust patrol team was despatched to raid…

Troops raid Niger Delta communities

Troops of 222 Battalion, 4 Brigade Nigerian Army involved in the field training exercise of Operation Crocodile Smile have conducted patrols and raids through Edje-Ewu-Opere waterside and Araya communities in Ughelli South and Isoko South Local Government Areas of Delta State. Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said in a statement yesterday that as part…

Operation Crocodile Smile: Troops arrest East-West way robbers

Operation Crocodile Smile in the Niger Delta Troops participating in Operation Crocodile Smile have arrested five suspects known to be terrorising East-West road, between Ughelli and and Patani, Delta, during a reconnaisance exercise in the area. This is contained in a statement signed by Col. Sani Usman,Acting Director, Army Public Relations in Abuja on Wednesday….

Operation CROCODILE SMILE: Troops On Patrol Track Down, Arrest Hoodlums

Troops of 222 Battalion, 4 Brigade Nigerian Army involved in the field training exercise of Operation CROCODILE SMILE have also been conducting patrols and raids. This contained in a press release issued by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman on Wednesday in Abuja. “Today, the troops carried out patrols through Edje-Ewu-Opere…

Troops Arrest 5 Notorious Armed Bandit In Delta

Following intelligence report, troops of the 222 Battalion, 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army involved in the field training exercise of Operation CROCODILE SMILE on Wednesday arrested five suspected armed bandits along the East-West road between Ughelli to Patani in Delta State. The acting director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, who stated this…

Gunmen attack Lebanese in Lagos

Gunmen suspected to be robbers Wednesday attacked a Labenese man in Lagos, stealing an undisclosed sum of money from him. The armed men numbering about four, were said to have stormed the Adele Road in Apapa on motorcycles, trailing their victim who just left a commercial bank where he withdrew some money. They were said…

Rivers defends amnesty programme for cultists, criminals

The Deputy Governor, Dr. Ipalibo Banigo, told newsmen in Port Harcourt on Wednesday that the programme was in line with the peace initiative of the state government The post Rivers defends amnesty programme for cultists, criminals appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Rivers defends amnesty programme for cultists, criminals

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. The Rivers Government says it has no regrets initiating the ongoing amnesty programme for repentant cultists and criminals in the state. The Deputy Governor, Dr Ipalibo Banigo, told newsmen in Port Harcourt on Wednesday that the programme was in line with the peace initiative of the state government. The…

Kidnappers of Lagos monarch for trial

Attorney general of Lagos state, Adeniji Kazeem, addressing the media. The four suspects arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a Lagos monarch will soon be prosecuted, the Lagos State Government said on Tuesday. The Lagos State Government, in a statement issued by the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, said the…

2019: APC In Fear as Buhari, Ministers Go off Balance

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Deputy National Chairman (South), Segun Oni, has said that Nigerians are expecting impossible change from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government. According to him, while it was not wrong for Nigerians to expect “magic” from the APC, the reality on ground shows that there is no magic wand to make Nigeria’s…

Randy Amuna: Militancy – understanding Crocodile Phobia

But for the untold hardship their foolhardiness has caused the nation, the lost of militants or rather miscreants in the Niger Delta borders is comical and ridiculous. These criminals, knowing that the country runs a mono-culture economy dependent on crude exploration in the region, have done their best in recent months to sabotage the nation…

Militancy: Understanding Crocodile Phobia

By: Randy Amuna But for the untold hardship their foolhardiness has caused the nation, the lost of militants or rather miscreants in the Niger Delta borders is comical and ridiculous. These criminals, knowing that the country runs a mono-culture economy dependent on crude exploration in the region, have done their best in recent months to…

Police tasks FCT residents on personnel security measures

Police in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT-Abuja has urged residents of the territory to imbibe the spirit of self consciousness of happenings around their environments in order to avoid making themselves cheap targets to criminals. The FCT Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammad Mustafa gave the advice in a statement yesterday enjoining Abuja residents to compliment…