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Insecurity: South-South Governors, IGP Endorse Community Policing

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state and his counterparts in the South-South, on Tuesday endorsed the proposal by the Nigeria Police Force for community policing as panacea for persisting security challenges in the country. The governors declared the support for

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Commercial Vehicles Not Allowed For Police Operations – Lagos PPRO

The Lagos State Police Command says the use of commercial vehicles popularly known as `Danfo’ for police operations is unacceptable as defaulters will be sanctioned. Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of

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Police: IPOB Attacking Us With Catapults, Stones

The  Anambra State Police Command on Friday raised the alarm that members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra were attacking its personnel on duty in various parts of the state with catapults and stones. The command said the policemen

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Police Apprehend Eight Suspects For Stapping Woman To Death

By Lois Effiong The Federal Capital Territory, FCT Police command has arrested eight suspects in connection to the killing of a lady in Abuja during a failed theft attempt. Details of the incident, which took place on May 5, 2019, were

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Police Arrest 264 Suspected Criminals In Anambra

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Mustapha Dandaura has said that a total of 264 suspected criminal elements were arrested in the state in the month of April. Dandaura said the arrested suspects included armed robbers, kidnappers, car snatchers,

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Nigerian Army, Police Plan Special Joint Squad To Address Insecurity

The Armed Forces and the Nigerian Police Force will set up a joint squad to address insecurity in Nigeria, particularly in the Northern region. Onyema Nwachukwu, spokesman for the Defence Headquarters, said this in an interview with Punch Newspaper. He

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Police Commences Trial Against Officer Who Beat Up Student For Using iPhone

By Lois Effiong The Delta command of Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that the trial of one of its men, a sergeant, who was seen harassing a student over his ownership of an iPhone in a viral video, was on-going.

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IG Orders Downsizing Of Police Headquarters, Others For Efficiency

To inject fresh ideas for administrative efficiency, policemen who have spent four years and above at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, Zonal or state commands are to be posted out, The Nation learnt on Thursday. This is just as the

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Four Police Staff Remanded Over N1.3bn Fraud

The Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has ordered that four police staff should be remanded in prison custody for allegedly diverting N1.3 billion from the coffers of the Nigeria Police Force. The defendants are: Olumide Odumosu, Sule Tegina,

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#OsunRerun: Police Decline Court Order To Release PDP Chieftains

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has declined the order of the Osogbo High Court which ordered the release of three chieftains of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, (PDP) Alhaji Fatai Diekola, Alhaji Adekikekun Segun and Alhaji Sikiru Lawal detained in connection

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