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Breaking: IGP moves Rivers CP to Force headquarters, redeploys 2 others

April 17, 2020 Editor 0

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of three Commissioners of Police (CP) to command, formation, and department. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, disclosed this in a press statement, Friday in Abuja. He said affected officers were: “CP Dandaura Mustapha who was re-deployed as CP Provost FHQ, Abuja; and CP Read More

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Breaking: Police discover another baby factory in Lagos

October 2, 2019 Editor 0

The Police have uncovered another baby factory in the Isolo area of Lagos state. The latest development is happening, days after the force rescued 19 pregnant in the Ikotun area of the state. The state Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said the factory was uncovered after about seven pregnant ladies escaped from there on Monday night. According to Elkana, five Read More

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Kano: CP Iliyasu takes over, Wakili Mohammed bows out of Nigeria Police

May 28, 2019 Editor 0

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu, has ordered the posting of CP Ahmed Iliyasu to Kano State Command as Commissioner of Police. He takes over from CP Wakili Mohammed, who retired from the Force on May 26, 2019, after 35 years of meritorious service to the Force and the country.  A press statement by Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Read More

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Police hunt murder suspect 7 years after

May 17, 2019 Editor 0

Seven years after declaring Toby Christopher wrongfully wanted for the murder of his aunt, Ms. Felicia Bayo, the police have said they are still on the case. Blueprint gathered that trouble started for Christopher sometime in 2012, when his adopted aunt did not wake up from sleep in their one room apartment in Suleja, Niger state, near the FCT. The Read More

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Puff Adder hits Kaduna: Burst kidnappers’ den, arrest 93

May 17, 2019 Editor 0

The ongoing Operation Puff Adder initiative of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is yielding the desired results as the force Thursday arrested 93 suspected kidnappers, across Kaduna, Niger and Katsina states. The suspects are believed to be masterminds of the spate of kidnapping along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway. Operation Puff Adder was launched by Acting Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu Read More

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Police flags-off Operation Puff Adder in Yobe

May 11, 2019 Editor 0

The Nigeria Police Force Yobe State Command said its personnel have been repositioned to meet up the rising cases of insecurity in the state after successful electioneering processes. This was disclosed by the Police Commissioner, Sumounu Abdulmaliki, while flagging-off operation Puff Adder in Damaturu on Friday. He said the same operation was launched by the acting Inspector General of Police, Read More

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Police nab 3 UniAbuja students for mate’s death in hotel pool

May 10, 2019 Editor 0

The FCT Police command has arrested three students of the University of Abuja over the death of their school mate, Emmanuel Balogun, who drowned in an Abuja hotel swimming pool. 17-year-old Balogun was said to have gone to The Dome along with friends over the weekend, where they allegedly left him to drown in the pool and abandoned him afterwards. Read More

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Social media rant: Police IG orders redeployment of ACP Shogunle

May 4, 2019 Editor 0

The acting Inspector General of Police has ordered the transfer of the Head of Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit, Abayomi Shogunle. Shogunle has been known for making controversial comments on social media, particularly on Twitter. Shogunle, who is an Assistant Commissioner of Police, was transferred to Nkalagu, a town in Ebonyi State. The police officer stirred controversy on Twitter a Read More

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Unbelievable! Thieves steal guns as police watch Champions League

April 17, 2019 Editor 0

Police in Kenya have been left red-faced after thieves stole guns and ammunition from an unattended check-post as the officers on duty watched UEFA Champions League matches down the road. Three rifles and nearly two dozen rounds were pinched from the check-post Tuesday evening in Nandi, in Kenya’s west, while the officers wandered off to watch Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Read More

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Police dismiss, arraign killers of NSCDC personnel in Abuja

April 17, 2019 Editor 0

The Nigeria Police Wednesday arraigned two traffic wardens, TW GII Idoko Sunday and TW GII Katdel Dabit, involved in the death of an Assistant Superintendent of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), ASC Ogar Jumbo, on March 20, 2019. In a statement signed and made available to Blueprint Wednesday by Force Public Relations Officers, DCP Frank Mba , Read More

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Breaking – Pictures: Inspector General storms Saraki’s office over #PoliceReformBill

April 3, 2019 Editor 0

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, a while ago received the acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu over lingering Police Reform and the Police Trust Fund Bill . This was disclosed via the Senate President’s twitter handle @SPNigeria on Wednesday. The tweet reads: ” The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has just met with Read More

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Buhari reacts to Kolade Johnson’s death, vows to prosecute ‘trigger happy’ SARS Operatives

April 3, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the recent action of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives from the Lagos State Police Command, which led to the avoidable death of Mr. Kolade Johnson. The president acknowledged the genuine outrage regarding the activities of SARS and reassured the public that swift actions have already been taken.  He said the suspects are in custody Read More

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Pictures: Faces of @PoliceNG men that killed Kolade Johnson at Lagos viewing centre revealed… see them

April 2, 2019 Editor 0

The men suspected to have carried out the shooting of Kolade Johnson have been apprehended and subjected to internal disciplinary procedures, the Nigeria Police has revealed. This was revealed via the force official twitter handle @PoliceNG . There are Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan and Sergent Godwin Orji attached to Anti Cultism Squad. The police said on Twitter: “The men suspected to Read More

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Police arrests 22, recovers guns, 6 vehicles, 8 motorcycles, others

April 1, 2019 Editorial II 0

Oyo state Command of the Nigerian Police Force, Monday said it has arrested 22 suspects and recovered 3 locally Made Guns, 6 Vehicles, 8 Motorcycles and 18 Tricycles. The state Police Commissioner, Shina Olukolu stated this while addressing a press briefingat the Command Headquarters in Eleyele, Ibadan on the recent achievements recorded  by the command . He disclosed that the Read More

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Politicians stockpiling arms to disrupt polls – IGP

January 30, 2019 Editor 0

Acting Inspector General of Police Muhammed Abubakar  Adamu has raised the alarm over reports of some politicians stockpiling firearms to disrupt the electoral process. Adamu said this during a strategic election security planning meeting with Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCPs) in-charge of operations, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja yesterday. The revelation is coming about a week after the Minister of Read More

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Acting IGP formally takes over, vows to ‘cleanse’ Nigeria Police

January 16, 2019 Editor 0

The acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has vowed to restore the dwindling primacy of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) within the internal security architecture of the country. Giving his inaugural address at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, the new Police boss said that: ” my appointment represents a call to duty and a charge to restore thr dwindling Read More

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Breaking: Buhari in close-door meeting with AIG Adamu, set to announce him as new Police IG

January 15, 2019 Editor 0

Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Mr Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, who is being considered as a replacement for the outgoing Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Kpotu Idris, visited the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He is currently meeting with the President Muhammadu Buhari in his office.  The top police officer arrived the villa at about 10.55 a.m., and moved Read More

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OSOM Games: Police claims 9 gold medals from karate

December 4, 2018 Editor 0

The Nigerian Police Force commenced the ongoing One Service One Medal (OSOM) Games with brilliance after claiming nine gold medals and four silver medals in the Karate event. Federal Fire Service won three gold, five silver and one bronze medals to place second in the karate event which held at the Indoor Hall of the Murtala Mohammed Square, Kaduna. Nigerian Prisons Read More

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Police absence stalls suit on detention of security guards

November 30, 2018 Blueprint 0

The fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by three security guards who were allegedly detained for days on the orders of Badejoko Adeniji, a former chief judge in Oyo state, was stalled Wednesday due to the absence of a police lawyer. The suit, instituted by security officers from the Kolapo Ishola estate in Ibadan, was adjourned to January 14, 2019, by Read More