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Nigerian Police Finally Launches Drones To Fight Crimes

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The Nigerian Police recently launched drones to fight all form of crimes in Zamfara,  official confirmed.

The drones have been deployed in south Delhi district of the national capital, they said.

“The drones have several features, including high-resolution camera with recording.

Globaltimesnigeria.com report that operatives of Nigeria police force in Zamfara State said it has Transform using Digital Technology to improve security of the State in its operations against armed bandits operating in the state.

The state CP, Abutu Yaro stated this at Mobile Police Force, 42 Squadron Base in Gusau, the state capital in continuation of his familiarisation visit to all Police formations in the State.

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The commissioner who inspected a drone at the 42 PMF Squadron, explained that, the drone is to be used for Aerial surveillance to monitor movements, camps and hideouts of criminals across the state for advanced tactics of fighting criminals and their collaborators to ensure crime-free Zamfara State.

Speaking earlier, Commander of the 42 PMF squadron Gusau, AC Murtala Minjibir, said the drone will help improve their capacity of operations and will avail them first hand, reliable and accurate information about the criminals, pointing out that the squadron will adopt new tactical approaches to address crimes and ensure the Commissioner excels in his mission to restore normalcy in the State.

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In an exclusive interview with our correspondent, the Operator of the Drone who doubled as the Admin officer of the 42 squadron, SP Bashir Muhammad, noted that, the drone has the capacity to operate in multiple hours, stressing that it can move up to over 10 Kilometers away from the initial point.

“It can go into the sky for over 10fts with a video recording capacity up to 1000 GB build-in memory and provision for additional external memory,” he added.

“Other features of the drone include a provision to attach loudspeaker to address mobs or rioters from far distance. It can be set to automatically monitor movement of an individual and have an automatic return to starting point setting in case of battery low without control”

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However, CP Abutu pleaded with the federal government for the provision of more digital equipment to the Police for an enhanced security architecture and to ensure better welfare of the Officers and men in the command.

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Police Nab 3 Notorious ‘One Chance” Robbers In Abuja.

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By Sadiq Abubakar, Abuja.

The FCT police command has arrested three suspected notorious ‘one chance’ robbers along Kubwa and Lugbe axis of Abuja.

The police commissioner, Bala Ciroma, while parading the suspects at the command headquarters in Abuja, on Saturday, gave their names as Uchenna Eleke,  Alex Akiti and Suleiman Nasir.

He said the suspects were  arrested by the detectives of the command’s Anti-Violent Crimes Section along Wuse axis during a routine patrol.

According to him, the suspects, who were identified by some victims confessed their involvement in the heinous crime.

“And in addition, a 38 years old one Micah Ohah, was also arrested alongside the other suspects who identified him as  a receiver of the items they steal during their operations, ” he said.

He said exhibits recovered from the suspects are a green colour Gulf 3 car with registration number GWA SJ and two mobile phones, saying effort is ongoing to arrest the fleeing member of the syndicate.

The FCT police commissioner, Bala Ciroma

The FCT police commissioner, Bala Ciroma

Ciroma, said the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation, even as he implored residents to always report any suspicious movement or distress through the command
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Insecurity: Kogi CP urges students of security studies to proffer solution to the current challenges.

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By Yahaya Idris, Lokoja.

The Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command, CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji, has advised the students of the Security and Strategic Studies course 5 as well as those of the Peace and conflict resolution course 3 of the Nasarawa state University Keffi to proffer solution to the current security challenges facing the country.

The Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command, CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji and Leader of the delegation Professor Andrew E. Zamani, Director, Institute of Governance and Development Studies, Nasarawa State University Keffi

The Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command, CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji and Leader of the delegation Professor Andrew E. Zamani, Director, Institute of Governance and Development Studies, Nasarawa State University Keffi

CP Ayuba Ekpeji, who made the appeal on Friday when he played host to the PhD Students on Study tour to Kogi State, briefed them on the security situation in the State.

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He commended the heads of security agencies for exhibiting high level of synergy in the fight against crime and criminality, pointing out that on several occasions the heads of security agencies embarked on joint operations across the State, adding that the level of peace the State is enjoying is as a result of the commitment and dedication exhibited by the heads of security agencies.

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The Commissioner recalled that when he took over leadership of Kogi Command, there was little upsurge of criminal activities across the State, but with the level of commitment, dedication and passion displayed by the personnel of the Command and the support and encouragement received from the State Government under the leadership of His Excellency, Alhjai Yahaya Bello, the Executive Governor of Kogi State, crime rate has reduced drastically.

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He therefore wish the Course participants the very best in their studies while urging them to make use of the knowledge they acquired during their studies at the Institute to add values and provide solutions to the current security challenges facing the country.

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Leader of the delegation Professor Andrew E. Zamani, Director, Institute of Governance and Development Studies, Nasarawa State University Keffi, commended the Commissioner of Police for the good work he is doing in Kogi State.

The Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command, CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji and Leader of the delegation Professor Andrew E. Zamani, Director, Institute of Governance and Development Studies, Nasarawa State University Keffi

The Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command, CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji and Leader of the delegation Professor Andrew E. Zamani, Director, Institute of Governance and Development Studies, Nasarawa State University Keffi

“Kogi State used to be in the news, but now, the State is one of the safest State in Nigeria and that is attributed to the commitment by the Police and other security agencies in the State”, Prof.Zamani stated.

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He therefore congratulated the Commissioner of Police on his recent promotion to the rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, and prayed for more wisdom to discharge his duty in his new capacity.

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Yoruba Nation: DSS Goes After Sunday Igboho, Declared Him Wanted, Recovers Charms, Weapons

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has declared Sunday Adeyemo, a self-acclaimed activist popularly called Sunday Igboho, wanted.

The DSS declared him wanted at a press briefing where it confirmed gunning down two of Igboho’s allies at his Ibadan residence.

Spokesman of the service, Peter Afunanya, who addressed the media, also paraded no fewer than 12 suspects arrested during the operation.

He said Igboho is presently on the run but vowed that the government will definitely track him.

”In the early hours (about 01:34 hours) of today, 1st July, 2021, a joint team of security operatives raided the residence of Sunday Adeyemo also known SUNDAY IGBOHO at Soka Ibadan, Oyo State.

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”This was based on intelligence that he had stockpiled arms in the place approach to the residence, the team came under heavy gun attack by nine (9) men, suspected to be IGBOHO’s guards.

Items recover during the raid on Sunday Igboho's residence by DSS operatives.

Items recover during the raid on Sunday Igboho’s residence by DSS operatives.

At a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday night, the security operatives confirmed that it raided Igboho’s residence.

Spokesman of the service, Peter Afunanya, who addressed the media, also paraded no fewer than 12 suspects arrested during the operation.

He said Igboho is presently on the run but vowed that the government will definitely track him.

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”In the early hours (about 01:34 hours) of today, 1st July, 2021, a joint team of security operatives raided the residence of Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a SUNDAY IGBOHO at Soka Ibadan, Oyo State.

”This was based on intelligence that he had stockpiled arms in the place. On approach to the residence, the team came under heavy gun attack by nine (9) men, suspected to be IGBOHO’s guards.

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”Six of them were armed with AK-47 gun and Three others, with Pump-Action rifles.

 

”In the course of the exchange, two (2) of IGBOHO’s armed men were gunned down while the rest were subdued and arrested.

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”Only one operative who was shot by the assailants on his right hand sustained injury. He has, however, received medical attention and is very stable.”

The DSS spokesman added that the team procedurally searched the house and subsequently recovered some weapons.

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Afunanya stressed, ”The gun duel which lasted for an hour offered IGBOHO the chance to escape. Sunday ADEYEMO a.k.a Sunday IGBOHO is now on the run.

”Igboho may run as far as he can. He may hide as long as he wants. He might have attacked security operatives as his strength carried him. But this will be the end of his shenanigans.

 

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