Reform FSARS, group urges FG

October 9, 2020 John Oba 0

As clamour for the ban of the Federal Special Ant-Robbery Squad (FSARS) continues to fill the airwaves, a civil society organisation, Citizens Action for Good Governance (CAGG), has called for reform of the Squad, instead of outright ban. The group, at a press conference addressed on Friday in Abuja by its national coordinator, Nazir Galadanchi, urged the Inspector General of Read More

Misconduct: Commission sacks 10 senior cops, demotes 9 others

October 9, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the dismissal of 10 senior police officers and demotion of nine others over misconduct. The Commission’s head of press and public relations, Mr. IKechukwu Ani, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. He said the Commission also approved the punishment of severe reprimand for eight officers, reprimand for 10 and letter Read More

Breaking: Youth and Sports Minister storms Police headquarters, parleys IGP over #FARS… See pictures

October 5, 2020 Editor 0

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare, Monday morning, visited the Inspector General of Police IGP Mohammed Adamu over alleged brutality by the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) . Dare who revealed this via his twitter handle wrote, “This morning I visited the IGP for further discussions on the activities of FSARS and the need to end Read More

In Ogun, Police arrest man for ‘raping’ 13-yr-old girl

October 3, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state Police Command has arrested a 21-year-old man, Julius Afuape, for forcefully having carnal knowledge of a 13-year-old girl. The arrest was contained in a press release signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, and made available to Blueprint on Saturday. According to the police spokeman, the suspect was arrested following a report by Read More

Help us to fight sea piracy in Bayelsa, AIG urges residents

September 30, 2020 Joy Emmanuel 0

The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 16, comprising of Rivers and Bayelsa states, Mr. Austin Agbonlahor has urged residents to support the police in the fight against sea piracy and other crimes in the newly created zone.​ The AIG made the call on Wednesday while delivering a lecture to mark his maiden tour on the Bayelsa Read More

Breaking: Police nab knife attack suspect in Paris

September 25, 2020 AFP 0

Officers have arrested the suspected attacker after four people were injured in a knife assault in Paris on Friday near the former offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, French police said. The man was arrested near the sprawling Place de la Bastille, police said, adding he was the only suspect in an attack that came as a trial is underway Read More

IGP orders enrolment of retired officers on NHIS

September 4, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has directed the enrolment of retired police officers on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) as approved by the federal government. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, in a press statement, Thursday in Abuja, said the IGP has ordered a nationwide registration and capturing of all retired police officers with Read More

Oyo: Police Corporal shot dead outside Ikolaba station – PPRO

August 22, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state Police command on Saturday said the Police Corporal killed by gunmen in Ibadan was shot dead outside the Ikolaba police station. According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), SP Lawrence Fadeyi, the corporal was shot at the other side of the road to the Ikolaba police station together with a Police Inspector. The PPRO said the Read More

Police confirms abduction of district head in Yobe

August 16, 2020 Sadiq Abubakar 0

The Yobe Police Command in has confirmed the abduction of Isa Mai-Buba, the District head of Jajere in Fune local government area of the state. The command’s spokesman, Dungus Abdulkarim, stated this in a statement released in Damaturu on Sunday. He said Mr Mai-Buba was abducted at his residence in Jajere on Saturday, August 15. “At about 22:05 hours on Read More

Kano Police rescue man, 30, confined by father for 7 years

August 14, 2020 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Police in Kano state have rescued a 30-year-old man, Ahmed Aminu, who was locked up inside a car garage for seven years by his father and stepmother. A press statement, Friday in Kano, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, Friday in Kano, said the victim was rescued on Thursday, “The Kano state Police Read More

Police rescue day-old abandoned baby in Anambra

August 14, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Anambra state police command has rescued a day old baby abandoned in Ozalla, Anambra state.  The spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this to newsmen, said in the early hours of Thursday, one Ginika Okoromike of Ozalla village Isuofia visited the Aguata police station in the company of a staff attached to Ozalla-Isuofia community health Read More

FG to establish police training institutions in 6 geo political zones

August 12, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Federal government Wednesday said it will establish additional police training institutions in all the six geo political zones as part of measures to strengthen internal security in the country. President Muhammad Buhari stated this at the inauguration of Police Mobile Training Collage on Ende Hill in Nasarawa state. The president who was represented by the Minister of police affairs, Alhaji Read More

Police nab 5 child-trafficking syndicates, rescue 3 in A/Ibom

August 12, 2020 Uko Etim 0

Akwa Ibom state Police Command, Tuesday, arrested five suspected syndicates involved in child theft and trafficking and rescued three victims. The state Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal, made this known during a press briefing at the police headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia. Edgal said, following a distress call, operatives of the anti-child theft/trafficking arrested one Ifeoma James Inalegwu, 52,  from Read More

Bizarre! Man kills wife, dismember, flush her remains inside toilet

August 8, 2020 Agency Report 0

Authorities in China have arrested a man for allegedly killing his wife, thereafter dismembered her body and flushed some of her remains down the toilet. According to a city’s legal authority, Xu Guoli, 55, murdered his partner when she was asleep due to ‘conflicts in family life.’ After killing her, he allegedly dumped part of her wife’s remains in various Read More

Ondo 2020: We’re ready – Police

August 7, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state police command has restated its readiness to maintain law and order during and after the forthcoming governorship election in the state. The state commissioner of police, Bolaji salami while receiving a delegation of YIAGA Africa Initiative who paid him a courtesy visit to ascertain his level of preparedness for the 2020 Ondo gubernatorial election said, Ondo Police Read More

‘God not gun protects, delivers police from hoodlums’

August 7, 2020 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Archbishop, Ecclesiastical Province of the Niger & Bishop, Diocese of Awka, Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Alexander Ibezim, has appealed to philanthropists to build worship centres for the police for their maximum protection. Ibezim, who made the call at the dedication of All Saints Chaplaincy (Protestants), donated to the Anambra state police headquarters, Amawbia, by a philanthropist, Chief Stephen Osita Read More

Police deploy 491 personnel for Nasarawa Assembly poll

August 7, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa state police command has deployed 491 personnel for the Nasarawa Central Constituency House of Assembly election scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2020. This was contained in a statement issued by the Command’s public relations officer (PPRO), ASP Ramhan Nansel, in Lafia on Friday. Ramhan said the police “will be supported by personnel from Nigeria Army, Department of State Read More

Pictures: Uneasy calm as Police, Army arrest #RevolutionNow protesters

August 5, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Revolution now protesters are currently facing hard times in Abuja after security agents reportedly arrested many of them in Abuja The protesters carrying placards and banners had set out as early as 8 am to demand good governance from the Buhari-led administration. Some of their placards read, ‘Nigerians are sick and tired of poverty, corruption, injustice and untimely death’; ‘Say no Read More

Breaking: Uncertainty as 50 prisoners escape jail

July 24, 2020 TheSun 0

A group of prisoners have escaped from a prison in South Africa and have hijacked a vehicle as police desperately try and hunt them down, it has been reported. Around 50 criminals reportedly escaped from a jail in Malmesbury, a small town in the country’s Western Cape, theSun reports. Disturbing footage shows men sprinting through the streets surrounded by what Read More

5 Children dead, 6 injured as bomb blast rocks Katsina community

July 18, 2020 NAN 0

Five children were killed in a suspected bomb explosion at a farm in Yammama village, Malumfashi local government area of the state, Katsina state Police command has revealed. A statement by the command Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, said that six other children were injured in the blast which occurred at about 11:30 am on Saturday. “DPO Malumfashi reported Read More

Letter to IGP over community policing crisis

July 10, 2020 Awunah Pius Terwase 0

The launching of Community Policing to help curtail the security challenges in the country is now the cause of conflict in Puluya, one of the areas in Mpape Community under Bwari area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Also, it has become a business opportunity for some persons in Puluya to use people and make money for their personal Read More

Igbo youth commends Buhari, IG, over new zonal headquarter, warns killer headers to relocate

July 9, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) Worldwide Thursday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed for the successful inauguration of the new Police zone 13 command headquarters at Ukpo, Dunukofia Council area of Anambra state. The new zone inaugurated on Wednesday is to cover Enugu, Ebonyi and Anambra states respectively. In a statement signed and issued Read More