Thursday, April 15, 2021


Police Command

Police arrest kidnapper who killed 8-year-old girl after collecting N500,000 ransom in Kano

The Kano State Police Command says its operatives have arrested a 24-year-old kidnap suspect, Habibu Sale, who abducted and killed eight-year-old girl, Asiya Tasiu in Chikawa village, Gabasawa Local Government Area of the state.

Gunmen kill 12 in Kaduna community

Gunmen on Monday invaded Albasu village in Igaba Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing at least 12 people in the area.

Police confirm killing of Ebonyi Deputy Speaker’s aide

The Police Command in Ebonyi has confirmed the killing of Kingsley Obasi, an aide to the Deputy Speaker of the state House of Assembly by suspected gunmen.

Police say 33.3% of Kano rape cases perpetrated at uncompleted buildings

Kano state Police Command has revealed that 33.3 percent of rape cases had been perpetrated at uncompleted buildings in the state. 

Police arrest ritualist, other suspects linked to killings in Oyo

The Police Command in Oyo State has confirmed the arrest of some suspects, including a ritualist linked to the frequent killings in Akinyele Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

Police arrest ‘Mai-skirt’, suspected serial rapist who allegedly assaulted 40 women in Kano

Kano State Police Command has arrested one Muhammad Zulfarau-Alfa, a suspected serial rapist who is popularly known as ‘Mai-skirt’. 

Electrocution: 48 year-old man dies in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra has confirmed the death of a 48-year-old man, Emmanuel Oduka, who died from electrocution on Sunday at Awada near Onitsha.

Again, gunmen abduct Chinese expatriates in Ebonyi – Police

Police Command in Ebonyi have confirmed the abduction of two Chinese expatriates working in a mining site in Ihietutu, Ishiagu in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi by unknown gunmen.

Police arrest 69 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested 69 persons for alleged conspiracy, inciting communal clashes, kidnapping, armed robbery and culpable homicide.

Gang leader, 9 others who assaulted pastor in Ebonyi arrested – Police

The Police Command in Ebonyi has arrested Julius Amadi and nine others for assaulting a pastor, Oko Obeni.

Police arrest 16 suspects, recover arms, ammunition in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested 16 suspects for various criminal offences within its operations in April.

Police arrest 9 IPOB members, recover 13 stolen rifles

The Police Command in Delta said on Wednesday that it had arrested nine suspected members of the outlawed group, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and recovered 13 police service rifles from them.

Kidnappers of Army Captain, others demand N20m ransom – Police

The Ondo State Police Command has said that kidnappers of an Army Captain have demanded for N20million as ransom.

Police arrest couple over alleged theft of baby  in Edo

The Police Command in Edo on Friday announced that it had arrested a couple in Benin (names withheld) in connection with the alleged theft and sale of a two-month old baby.

Police nab woman for allegedly stabbing mother-in-law to death in Niger

The Police Command in Niger have arrested one Fatima Sani, 37 of Gobirawa village in Mashegu Local Government Area for allegedly stabbing her mother-in-law to death.

Police launch investigation into alleged assault on lawyers with disabilities in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, has ordered investigation into an alleged assault on members of the Association of Lawyers with Disabilities, ALDIN, in Kubwa by some policemen.

Lockdown violation: Police threaten to seal all motor parks in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Police Command, has threatened to seal all motor parks in the nation’s capital if the operators fail to obey the covid-19 Presidential Lockdown Order.

25 killed, 100 houses burnt in Taraba communal clash – Police

Taraba Police Command has confirmed that 25 persons were killed and several others injured in a bloody clash between Shomo and Jole ethnic groups in Lau Local Government Area of Taraba.

COVID-19 restriction: Police arrest 28 violators, 12 vehicles in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto state has arrested 28 persons and 28 vehicles for violating the inter-state movement restriction order imposed by the State Government.

Police arrest 6 suspected armed robbers, recover AK-47, ammunition in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested six notorious armed robbery suspects operating within the state for some months now.

Banditry: Police confirm recovery of 22 bodies in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed the recovery of 22 bodies of persons allegedly killed by bandits in Sabon-Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto state.

Bandits kill Zamfara village head

Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the killing of Malam Gambo Kujemi, the village Head of Kujemi in Dansadau District of Maru Local Government Area of the state by bandits.

JUST IN: Ex-Katsina sole administrator, Ali-Jos, dies at 78

A retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, Hamisu Ali-Jos has died Tuesday morning in an Indian hospital, a family source confirmed.

Community Policing to commence in Edo -CP

The Police Command in Edo says that community policing would soon commence in the state.

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