According to reports, the Lagos State police command yesterday killed two suspected armed robbers, who allegedly robbed customers at a petrol station in Isolo area of the state.
Spokesperson of the police in Lagos, Dolapo Badmos, who confirmed the killing, noted that operatives of the Isolo police division recorded the ‘success’.
According to her, “the Lagos State Police Command through its operatives from Isolo division, today (Tuesday) at about 1100hrs, received a distress call from members of the public that some armed […]
According to reports, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered an investigation into the purchase and distribution of vehicles by his predecessors.
It was gathered that the probe was informed by the discovery that retiring officers, including former IGs and Deputy Inspectors-General of Police, were in the habit of appropriating police vehicles for their personal use.
Findings show that the probe, which is being handled by the Special Investigation Panel, had identified and recovered 19 police vehicles from former IG, Solomon […]
According to reports, the Police in Enugu State on Saturday said it has smashed a highway robbery syndicate disguising as military officers at the Nsukka axis of the Enugu-Makurdi Road.
The police said they recovered two double barrel guns fabricated as AK 47 rifle, money, a pair of boots and torches, among others.
The police spokesman in the State, Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu that the hoodlums were dressed in military camouflage.
Amaraizu said: “The Police Counter Terrorism […]
According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Thursday said it recovered over N57m from suspected fraudsters in the South-West between February and September 2016.
The Zonal Head, EFCC, Mr. Akaninyene Ezima, added that apart from the amount, 80 suspects were arrested during the period, while six vehicles were seized. He added that eight of the suspects have been charged to courts.
He said, “During the period, we also received over 200 petitions out of which 123 […]
The Nigerian local currency has started its road to recovery following the publicized licensing to Travelex to issue foreign exchange to the black marketers.
These are the currency exchange rates for today, October 10, 2016, powered by Zenith Bank. The naira has continued to progress as the Central Bank of Nigeria introduces
Two people have been arrested by police for alleged complicity in the kidnapping of the wife of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Margaret Emefiele.
The police have begun a manhunt for four other accomplices while the ransom money has been recovered.
A source said: “The police have in their custody the money that was paid to the criminals as ransom before Mrs. Emefiele was rescued.”
Gunmen abducted Mrs. Emefiele along with her driver and three other females riding with […]
Troops carrying out clearance operation of suspected livestock rustlers and bandits’ camps and hideouts in the North West have killed two suspected bandits in a raid on Thursday.
A statement issued by Colonel Sani Usman, the Army Spokesman, said one of the bandits was killed in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State and the other in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.
Usman added: “Similarly, troops at Anchau, Kaduna State, pursued a notorious bandit named Danladi Tasha Adamu along Kargi […]
The Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria, on Thursday, gave reasons to why the Nigerian naira will be on path of recovery from next week
The association through its President Ahaji Amin Gwadabe in Lagos said it foresees the naira on the path of recovery by Monday due to the introduction of Travelex, a licensed Forex dealer.
The president said the licensed Forex dealer would enhance transparency in the distribution network.
Travelex, an international money transfer organization, was officially directed by […]
Air Commodore Haruna Umar, the Commander, 37 Base Services Group of the Nigerian Air Force in Yola, on Thursday said an ex-service man in military uniform has been arrested in possession of two missing rifles belonging to the air force.
Umar, who presented the suspect, Dubi Elisha, along with five other accomplices in Yola, said the six were arrested by a joint patrol of air force and personnel of the Department of State Services.
Umar said: “One Dubi Elisha, a business man […]
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has appealed to Nigerians to pray for the quick recovery of the nation’s economy and support government efforts on the economy.
In a Sallah message to Muslims, signed by the APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the party said Muslim faithfuls and all Nigerians should use the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir celebration to show love and promote harmonious and peaceful co-existence with one another irrespective of ethnic or religious affiliations.
It said: “Muslim faithful and indeed all Nigerians […]
Muhammadu Fari, State Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Yobe, said fishermen recovered corpses of two boys from River Nguru on Wednesday.
Mr. Muhammad told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Damaturu on Thursday that the boys were likely aged between 13 and 14 years, and that investigation was in progress to ascertain their identity and cause of death.
The commandant urged parents and guardians to monitor the movement of their wards to avoid the waters as the rain […]