Ogun: Police parade suspected killers of Fatinoye couple, son [Video]

February 10, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The three suspects involved in the killing of Fatinoye couple and their only son have been paraded by operatives of Ogun state police command at the command’s headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta. The suspects are Lekan Adekanbi, Ahmed Odetola, and Waheed Adeniji, who were paraded alongside Lekan’s mother and girlfriend who were arrested as accomplices to the crime. Briefing newsmen, Friday, Read More

Wike donates N70m to families of slain, injured Police officers 

February 10, 2023 Dennis Essang 0

The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, CON, has donated the sum of N70m to families of three slain police and  injured officers on active duty at the Okoro nu Odo (Rumuokoro) Flyover in December, 2022. Governor Wike presented the cheque of N20m to the widows of each slain officer and N10m to the injured officer at the Nigerian Police Read More

Elections: Ebonyi indigenes condemn attack on APGA guber candidate, demand CP’s removal

February 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural In the Diaspora (AEISCID) said it condemned strongly the reported assassination attempt on the life of the Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the state, Prof. Benard Ifeanyi Odoh, describing the attack as ‘cowardly.’ Prof. Odoh’s convoy was attacked while returning from a campaign rally at Ezzaegu community, Ishielu Local Read More

Again, gunmen attack INEC office, police station, kill one in Anambra

February 1, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Gunmen have attacked the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Ojoto, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra state. Confirming the incident, Anambra state police spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said security had been reinforced in the areas. He said, “Anambra state police command today 1/2/2023 has reinforced security deployment in the state, following an attack on the Read More

Security, industrialisation top Atiku, Tinubu campaigns in Sokoto, Awka, Police stop Asiwaju’s Niger rally

Campaigns ahead of the presidential elections February 25 get hotter with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,  pledging to open borders and give $10 billion dollars revolving loan to business communities if voted into power. He said the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government’s policy on borders closure had brought untold hardship and crippled business activities in Nigeria. Atiku, Read More

Court nullifies retirement of Police officers

January 31, 2023 Editor 0

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Abuja has nullified the retirement of some police officers. The court which was presided by His Lordship, Hon. Justice O. O. Oyewumi delivered the judgment in Suit No. NICN/ABJ/51/2022 – ACP Adesina Olunlade & Anor (For themselves and as representing all members of Course 21 (Force Entrants) of the Police Academy) vs. Police Service Read More

Polls: Police train EOD personnel, deploy anti-bomb equipment

January 30, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

In preparatuon for the general elections, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has trained officers attached to the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (EOD-CBRN) Unit on protocols for safe explosives disposal and preventive measures. A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Sunday in Abuja, said: : The NPF have effectively concluded the Read More

DPO slumps in Jigawa office

January 29, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO), of Jahun Local Government Area, (LGA), Jigawa State, SP Abubakar Musa has slumped and died in his office. This was disclosed by the Spokesman of the Jigawa state police command, DSP. Lawan Shiisu Adamu in a statement on Saturday. He wrote, “SP. Abubakar Musa died yesterday around 9:00pm while closing from his official duty.” He Read More

Nasarawa: At last, Police reveal real cause of Herdsmen tragic death in Doma

January 26, 2023 Editor 0

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the alleged killing of 27 pastoralists in an ‘airstrike’ in Doma Local Government Area of the State. DSP Ramhan Nansel, the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed the development and casualty figure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lafia. Nansel said that preliminary investigation revealed that the pastoralists Read More

Heated debate in Senate over Police move to exit PenCom 

January 23, 2023 Editorial IV 0

Move by the Police to exit the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), generated heated debate for and against, among stakeholders  at the Public Hearing organised by the Senate Committee on Police Affairs last Friday. TAIYE ODEWALE reports  Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS)  Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), managed by the National Pension Commission (PenCom), was brought about by the reform of Nigeria’s pension Read More

Imo: Police operatives comb bushes in search of cop’s killers

January 21, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha, Owerri 0

Imo state Police operatives have commenced operations in Oguta and its environs aimed at tracking down the hoodlums who killed a police officer Friday night at the Oguta Police Station. The newly posted Command’s spokesman, ASP Henry Okoye, who confirmed the incident Saturday evening, said there had been ongoing operations in and around Oguta to track down the hoodlums since it Read More

Breaking: 2 out of 6 kidnapped school children rescued in Nasarawa

January 21, 2023 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

Nasarawa state Police in collaboration with other security agencies, have rescued two females among the six pupils that were abducted on Friday, at LEA primary school, Alwaza village, Doma Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. A statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer DSP Ramhan Nansel and made available to newsmen on Saturday, in Lafia said the rescued persons Read More

Confusion as Police speak on Emefiele’s ‘house siege’

January 18, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Nigerian Police Force have reportedly laid siege at the residence of the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin on Tuesday night. A source had disclosed that the police were there to ensure that the apex bank governor appear in court over the $53m Paris Fund Debt. However, the Force headquarters in a statement on Tuesday night Read More

Northern Christian elders worried over fresh killings, abductions as angry youth raze Police headquarters 

The Northern Christian elders Tuesday expressed concern over continued killings and kidnappings in the North ahead of the general elections, and tasked government at all levels to support security agencies to nip the situation in the bud.  Speaking under the aegis of Northern States Christian Elders Forum (NOSCEF), the senior citizens urged the federal government and various state governments to rise in Read More

Attack on Ikenga residence: Bring perpetrators to book, Ohanaze Youths task security agencies

January 17, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ohanaeze Youths Movement has called on the Nigeria Police Force to bring all the perpetrators of the dastardly act on Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere country home to book.  The group in a statement signed by its Secretary General, Nwada Amaka frowned at the comment ascribed to the Governor of Imo state, in which he claimed to have known of some meetings between the Read More

Port Harcourt: Of flovers, billboards and more

January 17, 2023 Is'haq Modibbo Kawu 0

I arrived in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, January 10th, 2023, for a 48-hour visit. The last time I visited, three years ago, was at the heart of the heavy, Southern Nigerian rainy session, and the plane’s landing had been quite scary. A few weeks earlier, we were also forced into the Port Harcourt Airport because our flight to Uyo couldn’t Read More

[Breaking] Bolanle Raheem: Police officer appears in court, pleads not guilty for ‘murder’ of Lagos Lawyer

January 16, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Lagos state government has arraigned the Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Drambi Vandi, for the alleged killing of a Lagos-based lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem, on Christmas day, December 25, 2023. Vandi was arraigned on Monday, January 16, 2023, on a one-count charge of murder before the Lagos state High Court. After the charge was read to him, Vandi pleaded not Read More

Breaking: Fire guts Police headquarters

January 14, 2023 Editor 0

The headquarters of Nigeria Police Command located in Kano state has been gutted by fire from a yet to be identified source. Blueprint gathered that the fire though was intense, it was mostly curtailed around the administrative and finance section of the building. No life was reportedly lost as at the time of filling this report with the Police authorities Read More

Police rescue 30 kidnapped victims in Nasarawa

January 14, 2023 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The Police command in Nasarawa state on Friday said its operatives have rescued 30 kidnapped victims in the state. This was contained in a statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer DSP Ramhan Nansel and made available to newsmen in Lafia. “On 12/1/2023, information was received that suspected kidnappers were sighted at Sardauna forest of Toto LGA , Nasarawa Read More

Pandemonium as Yoruba nation agitators, police clash in Lagos

January 9, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Lagos state police command has confirmed the death of a yet to be identified man when its operatives clashed with Yoruba nation agitators. The police spokesperson in the state, Benjamin Hundeyin, who gave the confirmation on Monday said the incident happened in Ojota area. He said operatives of the Command had been deployed it’s men to the scene to Read More

In Zamfara, Police rescue 15 kidnap victims 

January 5, 2023 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state police command has rescued 15 victims, who were abducted on the Tsafe-Gusau federal road last Monday. The command public relations officer, SP Muhammad Shehu, disclosed at a press conference, Thursday. According to him, the joint task search and rescue operatives comprising vigilante and police rescued the victims after an intensive search and rescue operation. “After chasing the Read More