• Police nab 6 notorious bandits In Enugu

    Police nab 6 notorious bandits In Enugu

    The Enugu State Police Command had arrested six notorious bandits that have been terrorising the residents of Uzo-Uwani local government area of the State.

    Mr Ebere Amaraizu, the command’s spokesman told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday that items recovered from the bandits included locally made guns and two short axes.

    He said that other items recovered were TV sets, DVDs, standing fans, six handsets suspected to have been stolen from their victims.

    Amaraizu said that the gang was rounded up by […]

  • Troops Arrest Several Notorious Armed Bandits In Kaduna, Zamfara

    Troops Arrest Several Notorious Armed Bandits In Kaduna, Zamfara

    The Nigerian Army has disclosed that its troops have rounded up several armed bandits in the Northern part of the country.

    In a statement by its spokesman, Sani Usman, he said the troops’ clearance operations were aimed at getting rid of criminal elements in Kaduna and Zamfara States respectively.

    According to the statement, “Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army on operations aimed at dealing with the menace of livestock rustling, armed banditry and other forms of criminality have killed an armed bandit, […]

  • Bandits invade Enugu, police arrest two, kill one

    Bandits invade Enugu, police arrest two, kill one

    Two suspected armed bandits were on Wednesday arrested, while one was killed during a gun duel with operatives of the Enugu State Police Command.

    This was disclosed by the police spokesperson in the State, Ebere Amaraizu.

    A statement from Amaraizu in Enugu said the hoodlums had allegedly operated on Edinburgh Road, Ogui New Layout and Rangers Avenue, Independence Layout.

    He said two hoodlums were arrested during a manhunt mounted by the police, adding that several arms were recovered.

    He said: “The Enugu State Commissioner […]

  • Photos: Troops raid Zamafara forests under rain, arrest wanted bandits

    Photos: Troops raid Zamafara forests under rain, arrest wanted bandits

    Troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army involved in anti-cattle rustling and anti-banditry operations in Zamfara State on Monday defied downpour and rugged terrain to carry out clearance operations on hideouts of suspected armed bandits in some forests within Zamfara State.

    Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, in a statement, said troops carried out raids at Batara and Ajah forests in Birnin Magaji and Gusau Local Government Areas, Zamfara State.

    Although the bandits fled the camps, the troops destroyed the area and […]

  • Police arrest six bandits, recover weapons in Ogun

    Police arrest six bandits, recover weapons in Ogun

    It was reported that the Ogun State Police Command has arrested eight suspected robbers in different parts of the state, and recovered different types of arms and ammunition from the hoodlums.

    The suspects were arrested in Ago Iwoye, Ota and Ibafo areas of the state between Sunday and Wednesday.

    In Ago Iwoye operation, police detectives attached to the division, led by the Divisional Police Officer, swooped on the hideout of some armed robbers at Ijesha Road, and arrested three members of the […]