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How man who concealed 60 AK-47 bullets in canvas shoes was arrested inside commercial vehicle

A young man who the police described as a suspected armed robber has been arrested after he was found with 60 AK-47 bullets hidden inside a pair of canvas shoes which he kept in a bag while travelling in a commercial vehicle, the Delta State Police Command announced on Monday, October 25.

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How man who concealed 60 AK-47 bullets in canvas shoes was arrested inside commercial vehicle

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Nigeria Army Reacts To Video Of Man With AK-47 Reported To Be Minister of Defence On Social Media

The Nigerian Army has reacted to a viral video on social media alleging that the man seem carrying AK-47 while entering an official car is Nigeria's Minister of Defence. The army's reaction is contained in a statement it published on its verified Facebook page on Sunday 3rd of October 2021.

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Nigeria Army Reacts To Video Of Man With AK-47 Reported To Be Minister of Defence On Social Media

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Meet The Man Who Invented The Popular AK-47 Rifle And What '47' Stands For (Photos).

There are so many dangerous weapon that is being invented by prominent military men and this weapon have really supported the military forces in fighting crime and injustice in our society. We will be discussing the man who invented the Popular Ak-47 rifle and what 47 stand for Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov is a very Influential Russian Lieutenant-General and Military Engineer who is commonly called Mikhail Kalashnikov.

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Meet The Man Who Invented The Popular AK-47 Rifle And What '47' Stands For (Photos).

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Stolen AK-47 rifle, two magazines, car recovered from fake soldier wearing military camouflage

A fake soldier who adorned himself with military camouflage and carried an AK-47 rifle stolen alongside two magazines from an official of the National Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has been arrested by operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command after he came into the state from Plateau State, the command announced on Friday, September 17.

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Stolen AK-47 rifle, two magazines, car recovered from fake soldier wearing military camouflage

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Why The AK-47 And M16 Remains The Most Iconic And Effective Assault Rifle

When we talk about assault rifles the AK-47 and the M16 are two of the most used and recognizable assault rifles in recent times. They are so popular that even people who don't know much about guns have heard of them before. This is why in this article I'll get to highlight the various specifications, pros and cons of these two guns which makes them stand out from the rest;

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Why The AK-47 And M16 Remains The Most Iconic And Effective Assault Rifle

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Video: See the AK-47 rifles, weapons, vehicles, and ammunition captured by the JNIM fighters in Mali

Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM), a notorious terrorist organization in the Maghreb and West Africa which pledged allegiance to Al-Qaeda. The Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM), has released a video showing its latest attack carried out in Mali, a country where it mostly operates.

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Video: See the AK-47 rifles, weapons, vehicles, and ammunition captured by the JNIM fighters in Mali

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G3 Rifle, 15 AK-47s And 15 Pistols: The Unsung Story of How NDLEA Mops Up Arms And Light Weapons

NDLEA's contribution to the effort to curb insecurity in the country is not limited to mopping up illegal drugs but also include helping to check the proliferation of illegal arms and ammunition. Operatives of the Agency have made at least three interceptions in 2021. The first case was in March 2021 when officers of the Niger State Command of NDLEA, during a routine stop-and-search operation in Kontagora, recovered 12 AK-47 rifles and 15 pistols, all locally fabricated, concealed inside a white sack, and being ferried through Niger to Kebbi State by the suspects on motorcycles.

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G3 Rifle, 15 AK-47s And 15 Pistols: The Unsung Story of How NDLEA Mops Up Arms And Light Weapons

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Today's Headlines: Bandits Invade Another Northern Settlement; Police Arrest ‘Bandits’ Commanders’

Bandits Invade Another Northern Settlement Armed bandits have killed two villagers, kidnapped 18 women and seven babies in Katsina, the police command in the state says. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette The attack took place in Kitibawa, Dutsinma LGA. “The fact of the case was that on September 15, 2021, bandits in their numbers on foot, shooting sporadically with AK-47 rifles, attacked Kitibawa village in Dutsinma LGA.

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Today's Headlines: Bandits Invade Another Northern Settlement; Police Arrest ‘Bandits’ Commanders’

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Means through which bandits in Zamfara state get arms and ammunitions.

Over the years, with the level of insecurity in north west Nigeria, one of the puzzling question that have remained unanswered is the retailers, dealers and sources through which arms and ammunitions are gotten by bandits. Sheikh Ahmad Gumi an Islamic cleric, after a tour to some of the bandits' den gave an estimation that about 100,000 arms and ammunitions are in the possession of the bandits.

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Means through which bandits in Zamfara state get arms and ammunitions.

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Why Would Locals In Niger State Be Supplying Guns and Petrol To Bandits?

It surprises many Nigerians that locals in Niger State will be supplying bandits guns, arms, ammunition, and fuel they use in carrying out their nefarious attacks against the people living in surrounding villages of the State. Are they ignorant of what they are doing? They should know by now that the bandits have no mercy for human lives and properties and be thinking of curtailing their activities in the State.

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Why Would Locals In Niger State Be Supplying Guns and Petrol To Bandits?

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Today's Headlines: Police Nab Suspects With AK-47 In Delta; Man Jailed For Impersonating Femi Adesina

(Photos Credit: Google) Police nab suspect with 340 rounds of AK-47 live ammunition in Delta The Police Command in Delta has arrested one Solomon Ebe over alleged possession of 340 rounds of AK-47 live ammunition concealed inside bag of garri. (Photos Credit: Vanguard) The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Warri.

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Today's Headlines: Police Nab Suspects With AK-47 In Delta; Man Jailed For Impersonating Femi Adesina

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Today's Headlines: 4 Kidnappers Dead In Delta Police Gun Duel; NIMASA Appoints 3 New Directors

Four suspected kidnappers die after gun duel with Police in Delta Four suspected kidnappers have been reported dead after engaging the Police in a shootout in Delta State. (Photos Credit: Daily Post) The suspects died while receiving medical treatment in the hospital, DAILY POST can report.

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Today's Headlines: 4 Kidnappers Dead In Delta Police Gun Duel; NIMASA Appoints 3 New Directors

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Nigerian Police arrest 19 Suspects For Various Offences Committed In Bauchi

The Nigerian Police in Bauchi has arrested 19 suspects in the past two months, over various offences committed. In the statement made by the spokesman of the command SP Ahmed wakil on Friday in Bauchi said the suspects were arrested for committing the listed offences to include kidnapping, armed robbery,homicide,theft and conspiracy.

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Nigerian Police arrest 19 Suspects For Various Offences Committed In Bauchi

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Fake Soldier arrested by police in Nasarawa may be a Terrorist spy. He should be investigated

Punch news reported how a fake military officer, who is identified as Timothy Emmanuel was nabbed by the police in Nasarawa. Timothy has been intimating and oppressing residents of the state in recent times. He was caught wearing a military camouflage, and was in possession of an Ak-47 rifle with 2 magazines.

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Fake Soldier arrested by police in Nasarawa may be a Terrorist spy. He should be investigated

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Other things gunmen who invaded Nasawara Local Govt Commission did apart from taking away valuables

The insecurity situation in Nigeria has been attributed to the activities of bandits, Kidnappers, unknown gunmen and Boko Haram insurgents. This nefarious activities perpetrated by this set of persons has consequently affected the country economically and socially, as industrialization and sustainable development in Nigeria had been hampered.

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Other things gunmen who invaded Nasawara Local Govt Commission did apart from taking away valuables

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Three things herders mustn't do, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu signs anti-open grazing bill into law

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper Yesterday, it was made known that the Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed the anti-open grazing bill of Lagos State into law, as this development was caused as a result of the meeting that was held by southern Nigeria governors few weeks ago, in order to curtail or stop farmers/herders clash and stop the destruction of farmlands.

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Three things herders mustn't do, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu signs anti-open grazing bill into law

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The Nigerian Man With AK-47 In Viral Video Is Not The Defense Minister As Initially Reported

Recently, the media went agog over a viral video of a Nigerian man carrying an AK-47, initially reported to be the Minister of Defense, Major General Bashir Magashi. Many Nigerians claimed that the Defense Ministry carried the AK-47 due to the high rate of insecurity in the country.

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The Nigerian Man With AK-47 In Viral Video Is Not The Defense Minister As Initially Reported

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Defense Minister Not On Claimed Video Of Him Holding AK-47 Riffle

As the level of insecurity in the country increases, with kidnapping and killing rampaging the Nigerian society, Nigerians have reacted to the trending online video of a man hanging an AK-47 Riffle believed to be the Minister of Defence, General Bashir Magashi. While some Nigerians believe that it is wrong for the Defense Minister to be hanging a riffle in the streets for whatever reasons, stating that he has men under him and aides at his disposal and so should not be with a riffle.

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Defense Minister Not On Claimed Video Of Him Holding AK-47 Riffle

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Today's Headlines: Why Deputy Governor Shaibu is angry; Police arrest fake military officer with AK-47 in Nasarawa

Photos Credit: Google Why Philip Shaibu is angry in Edo IT came like a thunderbolt when reports surfaced early this week that the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu was planning to resign from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but yet to decide which political party he would join.

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Today's Headlines: Why Deputy Governor Shaibu is angry; Police arrest fake military officer with AK-47 in Nasarawa

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If Everyone Is Armed In NigerIa, Everything Will Collapse

Since about the past one day, one of the most trending things online is the video footage of the Minister of Defence of NigerIa, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi, hanging an AK-47 riffle with himself as he was leaving his house for an official duty. And in the clip, a junior Soldier who is certainly his bodyguard could be seen opening the door of a vehicle for him to go on-board it, and also shutting it when he was already seated.

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If Everyone Is Armed In NigerIa, Everything Will Collapse