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22 Sep 2018
The Taraba Police Command on Saturday killed three suspected armed robbers operating along the Bali-Garbabi highway in Taraba. This is contained in a statement by Mr David Akinremi, the Commissioner of Police in the state. “Officers of the command patrolling along Bali-Garbabi road had an encounter with hoodlums robbing some victims while on their way…
7 Sep 2018
The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested 23 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers in August, the Commissioner of Police, Yahaya Bello, said on Friday. Bello told newsmen in Lafia that the suspects were arrested following distress calls and privileged information from courageous members of the public. According to the him, 17 of the suspects…
27 Aug 2018
Some members of the Nasarawa State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Correspondents’ Chapel were on Sunday attacked by suspected armed robbers on Nassarawa-Eggon/Akwanga road in Correspondents’ bus. The members told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that they were coming from an official engagement about 10 p.m when they were attacked by…
4 Feb 2018
Commuters and motorists scampered to safety as a four-man robbery gang invaded Dapsey Oil petrol station at lgando, on the outskirts of Lagos State, killing a police officer identified as Sergeant Akor and leaving two others wounded. The armed bandits were said to have stormed the petrol station located at Olowonla bus Stop along Igando…
23 Jan 2018
The Rivers State police command said it has killed four armed robbers. The hoodlums were killed yesterday by the Afam Divisional Police Station in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the state. The Guardian gathered that the armed robbers were trailed to a hotel where they were terrorising the Afam area. A police source in the…
24 Nov 2017
The residents disclosed that they had received a letter from a criminal gang that had been terrorizsng the area, stating that they would rob the streets in Mile Two Diobu throughout December this year .
14 Oct 2017
Two members of a suspected armed robbery syndicate were yesterday gunned down, while another was arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command along the Sagamu-Benin-Ore expressway at a spot near J4 Forest.
4 Oct 2017
The traditional ruler of Owode-Egba in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba Kolawole Sowemimo, has been attacked by armed gang and robbed of his valuables.
26 Sep 2017
Sir: There is a thin line between sanity and insanity. Well-heeled people have had to cross the rubicon to scare and beat the Jesus out of people when we least expected them to.
2 Apr 2017
But now that these roads have improved and become motorable with the absence of failed portions or potholes, the men of the underworld –armed robbers and kidnappers have suddenly turned these roads to their dens.
6 Jan 2017
The Nigeria police have arrested five suspected armed robbers in connection with December’s foiled Access Bank robbery in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
24 Jun 2015
Armed Robbers Rob Banks in Ikorodu


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