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Trader identifies Ife robbery suspect
Friday, December 19, 2008
By Tunde Odesola, Osogbo

A female trader has identified one of the suspected armed robbers, who raided banks in Ile-Ife, on Monday, as one of the hoodlums who broke into her shop in Osogbo, some months ago.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
FG shielding powerful arms dealers in N’Delta – Okah
Saturday, October 11, 2008
By Chux Ohai

The detained leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, Mr. Henry Okah, has said that the Federal Government is unwilling to prosecute the powerful retired generals behind gunrunn...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Army Stops Fresh Salary Increase
Friday, August 15, 2008
By Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Luka N. Yusuf, has told soldiers, point blank, that they should not expect any increase in their salaries, at least for now.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Inside the militants’ kingdom
Monday, July 21, 2008
By PATRICK ASONYE (patrickasonye@sunnewsonline.com)

As with the proverbial bird that dances in the middle of the road, with the supplier of the melodious beats sequestered somewhere in the bush, Sunday Sun can authoritatively reveal that the Niger Delt...
Posted By : Cassie
 
Niger Delta: The factors of war
Monday, June 30, 2008
By IKENNA EMEWU (ikenna@sunnewsonline.com)

The war drums sound louder in the Niger Delta today. It seems the forces that escalate the carnage of the area are on rampage this time. Quite unlike before when the words of the warlords used to be m...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Gunrunning: How we buy arms from soldiers
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
By MOLLY KILETE. Abuja

Younger brother of detained MEND leader, Henry Okah, Sonnie Bowei Okah, has told the court martial set up, by Army authorities, to try some of its officers and soldiers, involved in the illegal sale o...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
MEND attacks cut oil export by 500,000 bpd
Friday, May 02, 2008
By FEMI FOLARANMI, Yenagoa

South-South based militant group, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), has claimed that its Operation Cyclone meant to cripple Nigerian oil exports is recording success with the sh...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Sekibo, brain behind Ateke Tom, says monarch in statement to police
Monday, January 28, 2008
By ADESINA AIYEKOTI

A traditional ruler, King Captain Nemi Iyalla Oputibeya X, currently being tried with two others, for alleged conspiracy and murder in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, has alleged that former Transport Mi...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
3 cops killed as gunmen attack police station
Saturday, December 29, 2007
By JOE EFFIONG, Uyo

Gunmen suspected to be militants attacked the Akinima Police Station, in the Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State in early hours of Tuesday, killing three policemen on duty. The gunmen h...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Army, Reps ask for N3.65bn lifeline
Friday, November 30, 2007
From JAMES OJO, Abuja.

Ministry of Defence, National Human Rights Commission and the House of Representatives yesterday requested a total of N3.65 billion to be vired for execution of capital projects before the end of the ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
End of the road for female robbery boss
Monday, March 05, 2007
By Rotimi Williams, Femi Ogbonnikan and Sunday Michael

"What a man can do, a woman can do better," the saying goes. This saying seems to explain the news of the arrest of a female armed robbery gang leader in Lagos.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Robbers sack police station…Kill cop, free suspects
Friday, February 23, 2007
By OLUWATOYOSI OGUNSEYE

Dare devil armed robbers in the early hours of yesterday reportedly looted the armoury of a police division in Lagos and released all the suspects in the cell, while leaving blood in their trail.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
2007: Politicians express fear over security in Oyo

From AKEEB ALARAPE, Ibadan

Politicians in Oyo have raised alarm over the proliferation of arms and ammunitions in the state, saying the state has already been turned to an armoury ahead of the 2007 elections.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
3 policemen arraigned for stealing arms, ammunition
Friday, October 21, 2005
The Vanguard

THREE police constables were on Wednesday arraigned before a Lokoja Chief Magistrate’s court for breaking into police armoury and carting away several arms and ammunition.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Woman cries over son’s murder ‘He was my hope, my pride, now police have killed him’
Friday, October 21, 2005
By Beifoh Osewele

A 52-year-old woman, Mrs. Esther Odiase has appealed to the Federal Government, police highest command and public-spirited Nigerians to help unravel the circumstances surrounding the alleged killing o...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Thieves burgle armoury
Monday, October 17, 2005
By PHILIP NWOSU

A large quantity of bullets for Kalashnikov and FN rifles have mysteriously disappeared from the armoury of the Nigerian Army inside Ikeja Military Cantonment.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Army, Police Clash: Senate Committee visits sites of mayhem
Saturday, October 15, 2005
By Emma Nnadozie & Onyedika Agbedo

The ad-hoc committee probing the recent clash between policemen in Area C, command and soldiers at the Abalti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos yesterday visited the scene of the incident in continuation of t...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Police barracks set ablaze by soldiers – Lagos CP
Friday, October 14, 2005
Champion

POLICE authorities in Lagos yesterday said the General Officer Commanding 81 Division (GOC), Ikoyi, Major-General Samaila Iliya lied by saying that Area C Police Barracks was set ablaze by area boys.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Soldiers, police in bloody clash • 3 dead, 50 vehicles destroyed
Wednesday, October 05, 2005
By DIPO KEHINDE, CHRISTOPHER OJI, PHILLIP NWOSU, JULIANA FRANCIS, TOYOSI OGUNSEYE and MUYIWA ODU

No fewer than three persons were killed and over 50 cars destroyed Tuesday, as soldiers sacked a police headquarters and barracks in Lagos, rendering hundreds of people homeless. The police armoury wa...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Robbers raid police armoury, strip officers naked
Tuesday, August 30, 2005
The Vanguard

BANDITS on Wednesday introduced a new dimension into their operations to successfully cart away arms and ammunition from a police station in Kogi State without any resistance from the officers on duty...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Police parade arms dealer cops
Friday, August 26, 2005
By MURPHY GANAGANA, Abuja

A police constable has spilled the beans on an unholy gun-running deal between some policemen, including an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and armed robbers operating mostly in the northern ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Abuja Killings: Principal Suspect Challenges Trial
Wednesday, July 06, 2005
From George Oji in Abuja

Principal suspect in the murder of the six Abuja traders, Deputy Commissioner of Police Ibrahim Danjuma, has challenged the criminal trial instituted against him and five other suspects at the Abuja H...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Judge threatens to move Al-Mustapha to prison
Saturday, June 18, 2005
By Innocent Anaba

Justice Daniel Abutu of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday threatened to move the former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to late Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Obasanjo queries Ehindero … Over spate of bank robberies
Thursday, June 02, 2005
By MURPHY GANAGANA, Abuja

Worried by incessant bank robberies across the country in recent times, President Olusegun Obasanjo has queried the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr. Sunday Ehindero.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Two more Tafa Balogun’s biz partners in EFCC net ... over N500m Police contracts
Wednesday, April 20, 2005
By Joe Omokaro

Two men, Messrs Bola Balogun and Tunde Ajala, suspected to be top proxies used by embattled former Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Tafa Balogun, have been arrested by operatives of Economic and Finan...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Bomb explosions in Kaduna, four feared dead
Thursday, February 24, 2005
From Saxone Akhaine, Kaduna

KADUNA metropolis was thrown into panic yesterday night as a series of bomb explosions at the Dalet Barracks destroyed property worth billions of naira, while four people were feared dead.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Blatter’s FIFA inducts Nigeria into "Hall" of Rascality, Anarchy and Irrelevance
Wednesday, January 05, 2005
By Pa John Ojidoh

BEING one of the few Nigerians who made significant contributions to the Documents that our powerful Minister and Galadima took to Zurich, ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
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