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Police parades two ritualist brothers in Osun

Osun state police command has paraded two brothers who allegedly operate the ritualists den discovered in Ilobu, Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. According to the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fimihan Adeoye, items recovered in the den revealed that criminal activities have been going in the place for a long time. Adeoye stated […]

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BORNO POLICE DEBUNK REPORTS THAT THE RELEASED WOMEN WERE POLICE WOMEN/WIVES

The Borno State Police Command has  debunked media reports  that the ten women released along with  University of Maiduguri Lecturers by Boko Haram insurgents were police women. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Damian Chukwu made the clarification Monday  at a monthly press briefing  held at the Conference Hall of the Police Command headquarters Maiduguri. […]

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Under-policing Nigeria

By Clement Oluwole   The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Zone 5, located in Benin, Mr. Rasheed Akintunde, on Thursday, compounded my fears when he declared that only 20 per cent of the nation’s police strength of 350,000 is engaged in core police duties of protecting lives/properties and ensuring peace in the country. The remaining […]

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Kano LG polls: Security agencies read riot act to candidates, parties

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Security operatives in Kano State have warned candidates and political party leaders against resort to violence in the forthcoming Local Government elections billed for this Saturday. Speaking at the Inter-security Agencies Forum, held at the Police Officers’ Mess, in Kano, yesterday, the state’s Commissioner of Police, Rabi’u Yusuf, said politics is […]

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Police hierarchy takes measures to address poor output

The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 5, Mr. Rasheed Olatunde Akintunde has announced that the Police hierarchy is taking measures to address issues of indolence and poor output among the officers and rank and file in the formations of the Nigerian Police Force, urging the police personnel that policing is the best profession in […]

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APC youths want Police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood sacked

…Threaten Buhari over re-election bid The zonal youths forum of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has demanded an immediate sack of Nigerian Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Jimoh Moshood for allegedly calling Benue State governor Samuel Ortom. “a drowning man.” The North-central youth wing of the party also asked that the police spokesman should […]

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APC pitching you against Nigerians, PDP cautions  security agencies 

***Says ruling party’s chance of winning elections has vanished The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the police and other security agencies not to allow themselves to be used by the sinking All Progressives Congress (APC) as  instruments of persecution against Nigerians  perceived to be unsupportive of the unpopular re-election bid of President Muhammodu Buhari. […]

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IGP in N200m suit after forceful eviction of Ex-CSP

A retired Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP),  Samson Enemona Isaac, has  slammed a N200m suit against the Inspector General of Police (IGP) over his forceful eviction from the Superior Police Officers Quarters, Maitama, Abuja. The plantiff also joined Commissioner of Police Adegboyenga Oyekunle, DSP Amaka Amanike and one Inspector Akeredolu as defendants in the suit. […]

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Kidnapped Mopol Commander: police arrest a former recruit, 4 others

The police have arrested a former  recruit and four others for allegedly kidnapping ASP Solomon Aniefiok,  the  Unit Commander of Mopol 55, based in  Aba, Abia state. The kidnapping gang also collected an undisclosed ransom, before the police officer was freed. A reliable source close to the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) confirmed […]

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Benue increases cash award on notorious criminal from N10m to N50m

The Benue Government has increased the cash award it pledged to give anyone with useful information that could lead to the arrest of Mr Terwase Akwaza, alias Ghana, from N10 million to N50 million. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Lawrence Onoja, disclosed this on Thursday in Makurdi after the State Security Council meeting. Onoja said […]

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Daring gang caught stealing from mail trucks traveling at 50 mph

In a scene straight out of “The Fast and The Furious,” a gang of crooks in Sweden were caught on camera breaking into tractor trailers as they were driving down the highway at 50 mph. Four Romanian men were arrested for the crimes, which occurred in September. The trucks belonged to PostNord, the Swedish-Danish postal […]

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Borno Police Beef Up Security, Assures Maiduguri Residents Peace Christmas Celebration

The Borno state police command has commenced intensive patrol in collaboration with other Security Agencies within Maiduguri metropolitan area and its environs  to beef up security in all the nooks and crannies of the state capital as well as across the state. A statement issued Sunday by the PPRO, DSP Victor Izuku warned motorists especially, […]

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Nasarawa gets new CP

By Mohammed Yangida Lafia A new Commissioner of Police, Bello Ahmed, has been posted to Nasarawa state. Before his assumption of duty to the state, Ahmed was the Commissioner of Police in charge of Homicide Section, Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) Abuja. A statement signed by the Nasarawa state Command Public Relations Officer, […]

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Policing: No framework for internal security in Nigeria – Arase

Former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase has said that 57 years after the nation’s independence, the country was yet to develop a national policy framework and a national internal security policy that will recognize, strengthen and adopt community policing as an internal security model in the fight against crime and maintenance of law and […]

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Police set to deploy16 gun boats,6,000 personnel ‎on Bayelsa waterways

No fewer than  16 gun boats and 6,000 armed Police personnel are expected to be deployed along the waterways and creeks of Bayelsa State to tackle sea piracy and criminality in the State. The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Asuquo Amba, who made this known when members of the State Chapter of the Civil Liberties […]

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Anambra: PDP charges INEC, security agencies credible election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has  charged officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies deployed for the election to be neutral in their conduct. In a statement Friday by the National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, The PDP said it is prepared and ready for the the Saturday November 18, 2017 […]