Tag: Police

President Buhari appoints Usman Alkali Baba as Acting IGP

Abdul Jimoh- April 6, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari approves the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as Acting Inspector General of Police. Minister Of Police Muhammad Maigadi Dingyadi who stated ... Read More

Police Arrests 16, Recover Arms Over Unprovoked Killings of Security Operatives

Henry Solomon- March 29, 2021

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested sixteen (16) suspects for complicity in a series of violent and unprovoked attacks on security operatives and ... Read More

Police Dislodge Criminal Hideouts at Lamuda Hill, Gumti National Park in Toungo

Henry Solomon- March 22, 2021

Police operatives of the Operation Puff Adder II on the 19 March 2021 disconnect the criminal networks connecting part of Cameroun Republic and Southern part ... Read More

Police Arrest Car Snatcher in Ganye, Adamawa State

Henry Solomon- November 28, 2020

The Adamawa state Police Command On 18 September 2020 received a report that a syndicate of armed robbers attacked and robbed an innocent citizen of ... Read More

Abducted Nasarawa APC Chairman Found Dead – Police

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2020

The Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Philip Shekwo, who was abducted by gunmen on Saturday, has been found dead. Mr ... Read More

Police confirm abduction of Nasarawa APC chairman

Abdul Jimoh- November 22, 2020

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the abduction of the state chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr Philip Shekwo, by gunmen ... Read More

Uber driver docked over alleged armed robbery

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

The Police, on Thursday arraigned a 38-year-old Uber driver, Yinka Makinde, before an Ogudu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, over alleged armed robbery. The ... Read More

Police confirm shooting of Area Commander in Edo

Abdul Jimoh- November 13, 2020

The Edo police Command on Friday confirmed that yet to be identified gunmen shot a senior police officer in the line of duty. The command’s ... Read More

Speaker, NBA on New Law to Check Police

Tanimu- October 14, 2020

The House of Representatives will collaborate with the national leadership of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the ... Read More

Disbanding of SARS First Step to Extensive Police Reforms – President Buhari

Tanimu- October 12, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja declared that disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is the first step to extensive police reforms by his ... Read More

Inspector General of Police Bans FSARS, Other Police Tactical Squads From Routine Patrol

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2020

DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, Force HQ Abuja: The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has banned the personnel of the ... Read More

Gov. Oyetola urges police to investigate alleged killing of youth by SARS

Abdul Jimoh- September 16, 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has directed the police to investigate the alleged killing of a youth by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Osogbo. ... Read More

Police Rescue 5 Abducted Victims in FCT Community

Henry Solomon- September 10, 2020

The police on Thursday disclosed that its operatives rescued five kidnapped victims after a heavy gunfight with some bandits who attacked Tungan-Maje, Gwagwalada Area Council, ... Read More

Gov. Sule lauds Buhari, IGP for PMF training college in Nasarawa

Abdul Jimoh- September 2, 2020

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has again commended President Muhammadu Buhari as well as the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for approving the establishment ... Read More

No policeman missing in Enugu, says CP

Suleiman Idris- August 30, 2020

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has said that no policeman is missing in the state contrary to speculations about missing ... Read More

Police promise tight security during Ondo council poll

Suleiman Idris- August 20, 2020

The Police Command in Ondo State has assured residents that adequate security will be provided ahead of the local government poll scheduled for Saturday. ASP ... Read More

Police nab welder for killing friend in Lokoja

Abdul Jimoh- August 17, 2020

A 32-year-old man simply identified as Murtala Dare, has been arrested by police in Lokoja for allegedly killing his friend during a scuffle. Spokesman of ... Read More

Alleged Serial Killer Escapes From Police Custody in Oyo

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2020

The Police Command in Oyo State has confirmed the escape from its custody of a 19-year-old alleged serial killer, Sunday Shodipe. The News Agency of ... Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Police, NSCDC to provide security in Niger

Abdul Jimoh- July 29, 2020

The Police Command in Niger has taken proactive measures to provide security, before, during and after the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration in the state, the Commissioner ... Read More

I Received N500, Food for Killing 6 Persons in Ibadan — Suspect

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2020

One of the three suspects linked with serial killings in Akinyele area of Ibadan has said that he got N500 and food for each of ... Read More