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Yuletide: Edo police warn against use of fireworks

The Edo State Police Command has warned the citizens of the state to desist from the use of fireworks during the Christmas and New Year season, promising to provide adequate. In a press statement on Thursday, the Spokesperson of the command, Chidi Nwabuzo, said its operatives had been given specific …

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Kidnappers kill two, abduct eight, FCT residents tackle police

Two residents have been confirmed killed after suspected kidnappers attacked the Extension 2 Relocation, along Arab Road, in the Kubwa area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Eight residents, including a member of the National Youth Service Corps, identified only as Adenike, were reportedly abducted by the hoodlums. PUNCH Metro …

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Police launch manhunt for woman who burnt parents

A woman, Aileremolen Izokpu, has fled after setting her aged parents, Michael and Priscilla, ablaze at their residence in the Okokomaiko area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Aileremolen was at home with her 85-year-old father and 80-year-old mother when she perpetrated the crime. The 52-year-old was alleged to …

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Police launch stolen vehicles report portal

…IGP urges citizens to report car theft on portal The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, on Wednesday, commissioned the digitalised Central Motor Registry Command Centre at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. The CMR is domiciled at the Department of Information and Communication Technology, at the Louis Edet House. Force spokesperson, Olumuyiwa …

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Police rescue three Abuja kidnap victims, recover arms

…Commences investigation, fortifies Kubwa security architecture – FCT PPRO The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has rescued three kidnap victims and commenced investigation into the Tuesday night security breach occasioned by armed robbery, shootings and abduction of some persons in the Kubwa Relocation Estate, off Arab Road area of the …

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SUV owner resurfaces after police alarm

The owner of the Mercedes Benz SUV found by the police under Otedola bridge has recovered his car. The Rapid Response Squad arm of the Lagos State Police Command revealed this on Tuesday evening in a Twitter post, attaching pictures of the owner receiving the car key and driving away. …

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Police nab POS fraudsters after PUNCH investigation

The Nigeria Police’s National Cybercrime Centre has arrested a group of fraudsters who stole over N16 million using Point of Sales machines. The police spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, announced this in a statement issued on Tuesday evening. He said the police unit, which was set up to tackle cybercrime offences, had …

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Ogun police arrest three suspected robbers

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command, have arrested three suspected members of a robbery syndicate, who specialised in snatching motorcycles from their owners in the state. The suspects, Daniel Akapo, 27, Idowu  Sunday, 20, and Dare Olusegun, 24, were arrested on Monday. The Police Public Relations Officer in the …

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