Gbajabiamila’s security team cop suspended for killing newspaper vendor

November 20, 2020 Joshua Egbodo 0

A yet-to-be named police officer attached to the security team of the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has been suspended for shooting a newspaper vendor. Information emerged late night of Thursday of the mishap, which the speaker in a statement later described as horrible and a possible accident, which is already under investigation by the relevant agency. Read More

Breaking: Kidnapped ex-Super Eagles star, Obodo, freed

November 16, 2020 Editor 0

Former Super Eagles player Christian Obodo kidnapped on Sunday in Delta state has been released. Obodo was reportedly freed after paying an undislosed ramson at almost midnight Sunday. However, Police authorities are yet to confirm his release. Details loading…

IGP tasks special constables on crime prevention

November 14, 2020 Blueprint 0

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has charged the 463 trained special constables to build relationship with their host communities, to address security threats. He gave the charge Friday at the passing out parade of the first batch of Special Constabulary at the Police Training School, Minna. Adamu, who was represented by AIG Hosea Karma of Zone 7 Abuja, Read More

Kuje DPO vows to end kidnapping

November 12, 2020 Donald Iorchir 0

The Kuje Divisional Police Officer (DPO), CSP Harrison Oruruo said time has come to end insecurity in Kuje area council. He said police in the area will improve on their combat readiness and sharpen intelligence gathering mechanisms to put an end to crimes in the area council. The Kuje police boss stated this Friday while receiving the best Divisional Police Read More

Covid-19 vaccines: Lalong receives interim medical report

November 9, 2020 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The medical research team for Covid-19 vaccines in Plateau state said it has concluded its pre-clinical stage with tremendous success. The team leader, Prof. Noel Wannang, stated this while presenting their interim report to Governor Simon Lalong, Saturday at Government House little Rayfield Jos. He said: “The team had concluded the first phase of the work which is the pre-clinical Read More

In Ogun, Police arrests wanted cult leader at robbery scene

October 28, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a notorious Eiye confraternity leader who has been on the wanted list of the command on Saturday 24th of October 2020 at a robbery scene. The suspect, Akibu Tikare was arrested following a distress call received at Ogijo division that a group of armed robbers were operating between Gbaga and Kamalu Read More

Police appoint CSP Olabisi Okuwobi PRO Police Trust Fund

October 28, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Nigeria Police Force has appointed CSP Olabisi Okuwobi as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF). Her appointment was disclosed to journalists by the Chairman, Board of Trustees, NPTF, IGP Suleiman Abba (retd.) in Abuja. As the PRO of the Fund, CSP Okuwobi will develop and manage the Public Relations affairs of the Fund, Read More

Happening now: Police deployed as angry youths attempt to cart away palliatives from Abuja warehouse

October 24, 2020 Editor 0

There is currently an uneasy calm around Area 10 Garki axis of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital after teeming angry youths reportedly besieged Arts and Culture premises to cart away COVID-19 palliatives. However, it took the intervention of the Police operatives who were deployed immediately to stop them, Blueprint reports. The police upon arrival shot sporadically in the air to disperse those Read More

Breaking: PDP secretariat set ablaze in Ondo

October 21, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Ondo state has just been reportedly razed down by suspected thugs. According to a statement by the party spokesperson, Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, one of the policemen on duty escaped by whiskers as his vehicle and that of the party’s coaster bus were burnt down. Details loading…

Police reforms: House of Reps partners NHRC

October 19, 2020 Binta Shama 0

The speaker of the House of Representatives Hon Femi Gbajiabiamila said there is an urgent need for stakeholders to collaborate in order to pursue substantive reforms of the Nigeria police force to avoid further damages to the system. He stated this when he received the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esq and his delegation Read More

Breaking: IGP takes another action on FSARS

October 13, 2020 Editor 0

The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has summoned members of the disbanded Federal Special Anti-Robbery for a psychological test. This was disclosed through a press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer Frank Mba. Details loading…

Breaking: 2 Policemen confirmed dead, others injured in Ondo road crash

October 13, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Two mobile policemen have lost their lives in a fatal accident along Oba-Ile road, Akure North local government of Ondo state. Eight others were said to have been critically injured. Witnesses said Police hilux van somersaulted several times before hitting a pavement due to over-speeding by the driver. Ondo Police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the accident but said two Read More

Breaking: Policemen descend on Arise TV cameraman moment after #FSARS ban …see pictures

October 11, 2020 Editor 0

A Photo/video Journalist with Arise TV, Francis Ogbonna, is in pains after a Policeman brutalised him moments after the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced disbandment of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS). According to Arise TV’s reporter Ferdinand Duruoha who covered IGP’s briefing announcing ban on FSARS, “We took the IG’s message live on Twitter banning SARS, and on Read More

Breaking: At last, IGP bows, scraps #FSARS

October 11, 2020 Editor 0

After days of intense protest nationwide, the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has finally scrapped Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS). This was contained in a press statement by the force Public Relations Officer Frank MBA. Part of the statement read, “ The statement titled, “The IGP, while noting that the dissolution of SARS is in response to the yearnings Read More

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