Father seeks justice for slain Police officer’s son

October 29, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The father of ASP Shuaib Malumfashi attached to the Kebbi state Police Command, who was killed on duty, Sani Malumfashi, has called on the Police authority and other relevant agencies to help him fish out the killers of his son.  Malumfashi, a veteran journalist with the Hausa service of the Voice of America (VOA), debunked preliminary report by the Police Read More

Chronicling the Nigeria Police

September 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

The police are the closest authority to the public and this is to guarantee peace and curb any breach of public disorder and for the protection of lives and property. The police and their stations are spread all around the intersections of this country but that doesn’t deter kidnappers, Boko Haram, and other criminal elements from disturbing the peace and Read More

Breaking: Ex-EFCC chairman, Magu, now AIG, Police commission’s new promotion reveals

May 16, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche, Abuja 0

The immediate past acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has been promoted to the level of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, the Police Service Commission (PSC) has eventually revealed. The PSC also confirmed the appointment of Deputy Inspector Genreal of Police (DIG) John Ogbonnaya Amadi, just as the commission approved the appointment of Zama Bala Read More

Insecurity: PSC to recruit 30,000 Constables in 3 years

November 25, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said it would recruit 30,000 Constables into the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in the next three years in order to boost manpower requirements for the fight against insurgency, armed banditry and kidnapping. Chairman PSC, IGP Musuliu Smith (retd.), who made the disclosure at a media briefing in Abuja, said as soon as the 2020 Read More

Revealed! Those responsible for hike in food prices

October 26, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

The multiple road blocks by men of the Nigeria Police, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO) and local governments ‘touts’, among others have been fingered as responsible for the high prices of food stuff in the country. Respondents told Blueprint that, though the security situation in the northern part of the country has contributed its share Read More

NYSC Trust Fund: House to accord bill speedy passage

October 25, 2021 John Oba 0

As stakeholders commences debate on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Trust Fund, the chairman, House Committee, on Youth an Sport, Adaramodu Yemi, has assured that the House will give the bill speedy attention when submitted for passage. Adaramodu gave the assurance Monday while giving his goodwill message during the opening ceremony of the NYSC symposium on the imperatives of Read More

Kano APC congress: Police probe officer fingered in voting spree

October 20, 2021 Ibrahim Hamisu 0

The Nigeria Police has said the attention of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone One Headquarters Kano, has been drawn to a trending picture on social media, of an Inspector of Police casting vote at the recently conducted Kano state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with his principal, the state party chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas. A statement by Read More

In Abia, Kolawale dismisses parallel Congress as new APC chair assures inclusive leadership (PICTURES)

October 19, 2021 Editor 0

The Chairman of the National committee for All Progressives Congress  (APC) Congress in Abia State, Hon. Kolawole Babatunde, has described a parallel congress conducted by a faction of the party as “mere picnic”. Babatunde who spoke while declaring the results of the elections, said the congress was peaceful and well conducted. He said 1,277 delegates out of the 1,700 delegates were Read More

In Abia, Kolawale disowns parallel Congress as new APC chair assures inclusive leadership

October 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

Left to Right: Dr. Bob Uwaga UNO, Chairman Governorning Council of Federal Politechnics Yola and Former President, Nigeria Institute of Management, Former National President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, Deputy Chief Whip House of Representatives and Member Representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency, High Chief Ikechi Emenike, Leader of the All Progressives Congress in Abia State and Secretary of the APC Contact and Strategy Committee, Barr. FN Nwosu, APC Chieftain and 2019 Gubernatorial Candidate, Hon. Emeka Okorafor, Chairman Judiciary and Petition Committee & Member Representing Isuikwuato Local Government Constituency, Abia State House of Assembly at the APC State Congress on Saturday October 16 at the Old Chidiebere Motors Ground, Umuahia, Abia State.

At last, Police break silence on 2020 recruitment exercise

October 16, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche, Abuja 0

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in collaboration with the Police Service Commission (PSC) are set to conclude the ongoing 2020 recruitment exercise of 10,000 Police Constables as the recruitment portal is set to open on Monday, October 18, just as examinations are to commence on Friday, October 29. A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank Read More

CSOs, AGP disown Monday planned anti-CBN, Buhari’s economy agenda protest

September 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Abuja Grassroots Projects (AGP) have dissociated themselves from the Monday planned anti-Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) protest. The groups noted that the protest will be carried out by a faceless group hired by those who are against the President Mohammadu Buhari’s economy agenda and the Governor of CBN, Godwin Emefiele. The groups, Read More

Reps move to exempt police from contributory pension scheme

September 22, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Moves by the House of Representatives to exempt personnel of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) got a boost on Tuesday, as a Bill to that effect scaled second reading on its floor. Entitled “A Bill for an Act to Amend the Pension Reform Act, 2014 to Provide for Exemption of the Nigeria Police Force from the Contributory Pension Scheme; and Read More

The proposed death penalty for gold smugglers

September 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

Apparently, worried over the nation’s loss of over $9 billion to illegal mining, the federal government last week proposed capital punishment for private jet owners who aid and abet gold smuggling in Nigeria. This, certainly, is the panacea for the criminal act. Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development Dr. Uche Ogah, made this known at an investigative hearing Read More

Minister canvasses medical support for police

September 17, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, has solicited medical support for personnel of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and their children  from the  Doctors without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres to enable them to discharge their duty efficiently.  Dingyadi made the appeal during a courtesy visit by Doctors Without Boarders led by  the Head of Mission in Nigeria, Mr. Syed Shaukat Muttaqi, to Read More

Insecurity: KADSIECOM suspends election in 4 councils…Police vow to strictly enforce vehicular ban

September 4, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Less than 20 hours to Saturday’s local government election in Kaduna state, the Kaduna state Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has suspended the polls in Birnin Gwari, Chikun, Kajuru, and Zango Kataf local government areas. This is as the Nigeria Police have vowed to strictly enforce vehicular ban according to a press statement by the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) for Read More

Insecurity: PGF boss calls for radical reforms of security structure

August 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called urgent radical reforms of the current security structure in Nigeria. Lukman believe the government can also do more especially in relation to getting the Nation’s security agencies to be more accountable. In a release Friday in Abuja titled Read More

Police institute graduates 51 officers in Abuja

August 20, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The National Institute of Police Studies, Abuja, has graduated 51 police officers, including 10 Sierra Leone Police officers, after eight weeks of undergoing the Strategic Leadership and Command Course (SLCC) with the theme: Strategic Leadership Roles in Policing Diverse Societies. Speaking during the graduation ceremony, Thursday at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, said Read More

APC: Peace Corps boss retrieves car gift from party chair

August 20, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives and Commandant General (CG) of the Nigeria Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, has decided to retrieve the Jeep he had given to the state party chairman, Chief Abba Yaro, three years ago, as part of the party’s crisis in Benue state. The state chairman, according to reports, has returned the Toyota Sequoia Jeep that the Read More

Military‘ll remain at forefront of tackling insecurity – CDS

August 18, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has said that the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) will remain at the forefront in tackling the myriad of security threats confronting the nation.   A statement by Director Defence Information (DDI) Maj.- Gen Benjamin Olufemi Sawyerr, quoted Irabor  as saying this Wednesday at the CDS interactive session with retired senior military Read More

IGP Baba, Sierra Leonean counterpart sign agreement to improve policing

August 18, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Tuesday, signed a cooperation agreement with his Sierra Leonean counterpart, Dr Ambrose Michael Sovula, in a bilateral policing engagement targeted at deepening and consolidating relationship between the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) in core areas of policing. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank Mba, in a Read More

Breaking: Fuel scarcity looms as IPMAN shuts down Calabar depot over ‘Police harassment’

August 3, 2021 Joseph Obung, Calabar 0

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), late Tuesday, shut down its operation in Calabar depot over what they described as incessant harassment of its members by the Police. IPMAN chairman in Cross River, Mr. Robert Obi, who spoke on behalf of the petroleum marketers, said his members were withdrawing all the services in the area of lifting and Read More