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Tension in Armed Forces,  Security  Agencies over non payment of salaries

Soldiers By Kingsley Omonobi, Abuja. There is  tension  in the Armed Forces of Nigeria as well as other uniformed personnel of security agencies over the non-payment of their April 2020 salaries as a result of what insiders termed ‘incapability and inexperience’ of the operators of the Integrated Payroll and Personal Information System (IPPIS). The tension […]

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Armed herdsmen defy lockdown, terrorize residents in Delta towns

•Order them to cook at gunpoint, abduct victims after eating •Kill Celestial Church pastor, kidnap eight residents •Residents flee Okpanam Street, frightened in Ibusa estate •Police not doing enough- Irate inhabitants Herdsmen NOTWITHSTANDING  the security seal in Delta State, where Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, introduced a dusk-to-dawn curfew, Tuesday,  to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, some suspected […]

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Police arrest 6 suspected armed robbers, recover AK-47, ammunition in Enugu

<p class="">The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested six notorious armed robbery suspects operating within the state for some months now.</p> <h1>The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said in a statement on Friday that the members of the armed gang were arrested from March 24 within the state.</h1> <p class="">Ndukwe said that […]

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Armed men attack Kaduna highway, kill, kidnap many travellers

The police confirmed the death but said the number of those kidnapped was yet to be ascertained. The post Armed men attack Kaduna highway, kill, kidnap many travellers appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Three to die by hanging in Zaria for conspiracy, armed robbery

By Ibrahim Hassan and Peter Duru Three persons have been sentenced to death by hanging for criminal conspiracy and armed robbery by the Kaduna State High Court 1 sitting at Dogarawa Sabon Gari Zaria. Those convicted by the Court were Jimoh Abdullahi, Ali Abdullahi, and Na Malama, all residents of Sabon Gari Zaria of Kaduna […]

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How armed robbers attacked banks, killed four officers – Police

The police said four of its officers died in the process but no civilians deaths were recorded. The post How armed robbers attacked banks, killed four officers – Police appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Court sentences businessman to death for armed robbery, culpable homicide

<p class="">Justice Peter Kekemeke of an FCT High Court in Nyanya, on Friday sentenced a 42-year-old businessman, Obinna Echianu, to death for armed robbery and culpable homicide.</p> <h1>The police charged Echianu, alongside Everly Nnorom, a student, 27, with five counts bordering on armed robbery , unlawful possession of firearms and culpable homicide.</h1> <p class="">Delivering judgment, […]

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Armed men who blocked road to rob passengers to die by hanging

The convicts, armed with dangerous weapons, blocked the Barkin Ladi/Mangu road and robbed commuters. The post Armed men who blocked road to rob passengers to die by hanging appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Court sentences two men to death for armed robbery

Court A High Court sitting in Jos on Monday sentenced two men, Dayabu Ahmad and Umar Aliyu, to death by hanging for armed robbery. Justice S.P Gang found the men guilty of criminal conspiracy and armed robbery. The judge held that going by the findings of the court, the convicts armed themselves with dangerous weapons, […]

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Buhari orders Air Force to bomb armed bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the repeated attacks by bandits on communities in Niger state and its environs and has ordered the Nigerian Air Force to deploy its fighter aircraft to check the menace. The president gave the directive in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in […]

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Two armed robbers burnt to ashes for robbing pregnant woman

There was pandemonium in Uyo Akwa Ibom state capital Wednesday as residents of Abak Road, Uyo, by the flyover caught two armed robbers that robbed a pregnant woman and burnt them to ashes. It was gathered that the hoodlums were actually four in number but two others managed to escape. An eyewitness who did not […]

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