News - robbery suspects

Offa Bank Robbery Suspects Plead Not Guilty

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The remaining five suspects in the Offa bank robbery case have pleaded not guilty to the five- count charge filed against them before an Ilorin High Court.

Saraki Questions Death Of Offa Robbery Suspect, Demands Investigation

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Senate President Bukola Saraki has questioned the death of Michael Adikwu, the principal suspect in the deadly bank robbery attacks in Offa, Kwara State, demanding an investigation.

Offa Bank Robbery Suspects Arraigned In Court

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Five out of the six Offa bank robbery suspects have appeared before an Ilorin High Court without the prime suspect, Michael Adikwu.

FCT Police Parades Fraudster

3 months ago /
Nation 

Its time up for Bashir Usman who specializes in impersonating the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, to defraud unsuspecting victims as he finally ended up in police cell

Kwara Gov’s Aide Files Contempt Charges Against IGP

3 months ago /
Nation 

The personal assistant on political matters to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Olalekan Alabi has filed an application before a Kwara state high court sitting in Ilorin, seeking to commence committal proceedings against the inspector general of police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris for contempt of court.

Kwara High Court Threatens IGP With Contempt For Disobeying Its Order

4 months ago /

A Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin has threatened the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, with contempt of court proceeding over his flagrant disobedience of its order to release Olalekan Alabi, the personal assistant on political matters to governor Abdulfatah Ahmed.

Kwara Governor Denies Sponsoring Political Thugs, Rejects Police Indictment

6 months ago /
Security 

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has refuted police allegations of sponsoring, funding, arming or otherwise supporting political thuggery.

Police Parade Offa Armed Robbery Suspects

6 months ago /
Security 

The Nigeria Police has paraded 5 gang members who  confessed to the murder of 33 people and 9 police men during a robbery in Offa, Kwara State.

Gang Leaders Of Offa Robbery Arrested

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria police force says it has arrested two more gang members suspected to be leaders of the April 5th bank robbery in Offa, Kwara state.

Police Mop Up Over 2,000 Illegal Arms In Imo

8 months ago /
Security 

Following the directive of the Inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris to state police commands to mop up illegal arms in their areas of operation, the Imo state command says over 2,000 arms and ammunition have been recovered.

FCT Security: Police Smash Robbery Gang, Kill Two

9 months ago /
Nation 

Two robbery suspects were killed in a gun battle between Police and a suspected gang of armed robbers in the early hours of Saturday in the Lugbe area of the Federal Capital Territory.

Police Raid Gun Manufacturing Industry

1 year ago /
Security 

The FCT police command has arrested the owner of an illegal gun manufacturing factory in Abuja with assorted firearms and ammunitions. FCT police commissioner, Sadiq Abubakar who paraded the owner and two suspects in Abuja say the alleged gun runner, Phillip John has been in the illegal manufacturing and supply of...

Ogun Police Arrest Three Armed Robbery Suspects

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested three members of a suspected armed robbery gang disturbing the peace of residents of Ogunmaki in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state. A police press statement issued by the Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated that the suspects were...

 

FCT police arrest notorious robbery suspects

2 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) arrested three suspected members of a notorious robbery syndicate. The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Anjuguri Manzah, made the disclosure while presenting the suspects today in Abuja. He said that police operatives attached to the Maitama Division in Abuja busted and arrested the...

Herbalist arrested by Police for keeping arms for armed robbery suspects

3 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The herbalist, identified as Musiliu Otun, was arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, at Itunranikenken area of Sagamu in Sagamu Local Government Area, while in possession of some guns and ammunition allegedly belonging to his clients, who are armed robbers. A statement issued yesterday in Abeokuta, the state...

 

482 Robbery Suspects, 214 Rapists Caught In 2014— Kano Police

3 years ago /
Nation 

Kano State Police Command has disclosed that it had arrested 482 armed robbery suspects and recovered 85 arms and 546 ammunition in 2014. This was declared in a press statement signed by the command spokesman, Assistant Superintendent of police (ASP) Musa Magaji Majia, and made available to newsmen in Kano. The Statement linked the...

 

Soldier Arrests Robbery Suspects Who Operate In Military Uniform

4 years ago /
Security 

A soldier, who also doubles as a commercial bus driver hindered the plan of a three-man robbery gang on its way for an operation in Ajah area of Lagos. The suspects, who are currently staying at the Special Anti Robbery Squad reportedly boarded the bus at NEPA bus-stop and were heading...

 

Sokoto Police Command Arrests 6 Armed Robbery Suspects

4 years ago /
Security 

The Sokoto State Police Command on Thursday said it smashed a syndicate of armed robbers that had been terrorising residents in Sokoto metropolis. The command's Dep. Commissioner of Police, Douglas Agbonleni, told newsmen that  weapons and vehicles were recovered from the suspects. He said that one of them was arrested with a...

Police Arrest 2 Suspects In Delta

4 years ago /
Security 

The Police Command in Delta on Friday said it had arrested two armed robbery suspects on Oronigbe-Umutu road. The spokesperson of the command, DSP Celestina Kalu, disclosed this in a statement in Asaba. She said the culprits were caught in an Audi saloon car with a cache of arms and ammunitions.“On Oct....

 

Police Arrest Four Robbers in Bauchi, Recover Arms, Ammunition And Some Cash

4 years ago /
Security 

The Bauchi State Police Command has stated that its men arrested four robbery suspects in different parts of the state and recovered arms, ammunition and a sum of five thousand naira (N5,000) from the suspects. A statement released in Bauchi by the command’s image maker, Haruna Mohammed, stated that police detectives...