Eighteen assorted guns including what the police called triple-barrel guns were recovered alongside 567 high-calibre bullets and 16 gun magazines from some hoodlums who kept the arms and ammunition inside vehicles, the Niger State Police Command announced on Friday, October 8. Three young men were arrested by the operatives of the state police command during the stop-and-search conducted on two occasions on the highways in the state, leading to the discovery of the weapons and bullets.
Prophet Samson's Prophecy Fulfilled, As Police Made Mass Arrest Of Bandits, Kidnappers, In Niger State
The Niger State Police Command said it has arrested dozens of kidnappers, rapists, bandits and murderers in Niger State following a massive crackdown on criminal elements across the state. Monday Kuryas, Commissioner of Police in the state, revealed this in Minna on Saturday, stating that 259 suspects have been apprehended.
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.
Photo Credit: Linda Ikeji According to a news that was published last week, it was made known that a 39-year-old man, whose name was given as Mohammed Mohammed and his wife, Sadiya Ibrahim Umar, were both arrested by men of the Niger State Police Command, after they conspired and faked the latter's kidnap, in order to collect money from her dad.
The timely arrival of policemen from the Niger State Police Command saved an armed robber from being beaten to death by a mob after he snatched a handset from the owner at gunpoint, the command announced in a statement on Sunday, August 29. The robber, whose name was given as Abdul Yahaya, aged 29 years, who was paraded with another member of his robbery gang, whose name was given as Mustapha Abubakar, aged 28 years, was said to have been apprehended by the mob at an estate in Kwamba, Suleja, after the person whose handset was snatched raised an alarm.
"He called me over the phone, threatened to kill me if I don't pay him ransom" Woman accuses brother
In a news that was posted this morning, it has been alleged that the Niger State Police Command has successfully apprehended a 23-year-old man, whose name was given as Victor Francis, for threatening to abduct a female family member and the owner of the house where he once resided.
NECO Registrar died in Abuja —Police The Niger State Police Command has described as untrue claims that the Registrar of the National Examination Council, Prof. Godswill Obioma was assassinated by unknown gunmen in Minna. The organization said his family had formally announced that he passed on after a brief illness at the National Hospital in Abuja.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Raping Minors In Niger The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old father of four for allegedly raping minors, aged 10 to 13 years in Paikoro local government Area of the State.Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said the suspect, Festus Okeke was arrested for raping two minors and engaging in gross indecency with two other minors.
Today's Headlines: We Will Shut Down Pipelines - Militants, Obioma Died Of Heart Failure, Not Murder
Earlier today, report had it that the Registrar Of National Examinations Council, Professor Godswill Obioma was killed by the Unknown Gunmen. Reports from Niger State Police Command has urge the public to debunk the news, stating that professor Godswill Obioma died due to a heart failure.
According to a news that was posted by Peoples Gazette yesterday afternoon, it was made known that the men of Niger State Police Command, told the family members of kidnap victims in Rafin Sanyin community in Suleja, to intensify their prayers, while they (police) will also be trying their best to rescue them from captivity.
Gunmen have kidnapped a Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State, Aminu Bobi. According to reports, Bobi who is the Zone C chairman of the APC in the state was kidnapped in Mariga Local Government Area of the state on his farm.
The Niger State Police Command has arrested a pastor and 2 other people who allegedly bought a fake currency that is worth 15.8 million Naira from Benue State. According to Linda Ikeji Blog, the three suspects were arrested in a hotel located in Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger State after they met to discuss how they will sell the fake currency.
There has been an information circulating the internet about the Death of the Registrar of the National Examination Council, Prof. Godswill Obioma that he was killed by unknown gunmen which is totally false, untrue and a pure fake news. Wasiu Abiodun, The Spokesperson of the Niger State Police Command clarified that the Registrar of the National Examination Council, Prof. Godswill Obioma was not killed by unknown gunmen in Minna.
In a Statement released by the Niger State Police Command has stated that the Registrar of the National Examination Council, NECO Godswill Obioma was killed by Armed Bandits in Minna, Niger State. However, His family has formally released a statement that was contrary to the police reports, that he died after a brief illness at the National Hospital, Abuja.
The Niger State Police Command said yesterday that its investigation into the recent disappearance of a 31-year-old schoolteacher, Sadiya Umar in Minna, the Niger State capital, had shown that her kidnap was faked. Sadiya, who was declared missing a week ago, was said to be returning home from work when she was reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Recently Umar Jibril, also identified as Ba'adama, was arrested by the Niger State Police Command for allegedly stabbing Edati's chief imam with an iron bar for having had sexual relations with his second wife.State Police Commissioner Adamu Usman confirmed the arrest to reporters and said the suspect committed the crime on Monday, April 12.
On Saturday, the Niger State Police Command said that the abducted APC Zone C Chairman, Aminu Bobi, had been freed from his captors. DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the command's Public Relations Officer (PPRO), revealed this in a statement made in Minna on Saturday.
The security challenges facing this country is becoming unbearable, as news of unknown gunmen killing innocent people are circulating the social media, on daily basis. However, a lot of people are taking the advantages of the security challenges facing the country to spread fake news on social media.
The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old father of four on suspicion of raping minors aged ten to thirteen in the Paikoro local government area of the state.Festus Okeke was arrested on Tuesday for raping two minors and attempting to engage in the indecent assault with two additional minors, according to DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the command's spokesperson.
The Niger State Police Command has initiated a manhunt for individuals responsible for the hanging of a one-day-old newborn girl on a barbed wire fence near Minna's Dutsen-Kura Hausa route. The youngster was apparently discovered hanged on the barbed wire of an abandoned structure in the region last week Thursday.