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Police to establish explosives ordinance training school in Borno

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, yesterday disclosed that the Police plan to establish an Explosive Ordinance Training School in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to train more personnel to address life-threatening issues relating to explosive ordinance handling and safe detonations.

26-year-old man arrested for visa fraud in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command said it had arrested a 26-year-old man, Samuel Gboyega, for allegedly defrauding Nigerians seeking to travel to Greece.

Suspected herdsmen kill two, destroy houses in Benue

Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday killed two people at Tse Semaka, Umenger in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State and burnt down some houses.

Police investigate alleged killing of commuter as Enugu residents protest

The Police Command in Enugu says it has commenced investigation into the alleged killing of a commuter by an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Seven passengers, driver killed as NSCDC operatives shoot commercial bus

No fewer than seven persons were reportedly burnt to death on Thursday after officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps opened fire on a commercial bus on Milikin Hill Road, Enugu.

Ex-CP Abubakar Tsav hails release of Dapchi schoolgirls

The Federal Commissioner representing Benue State at the Public Complaints Commission, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has called on the Federal Government to adopt the same method used for the release of Dapchi schoolgirls to secure the freedom of the remaining Chibok girls.

Two feared killed in Benue community in fresh herder attack

Two persons have been feared killed after suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked Tse-Semaka near Branch Umenger in Guma Local government Area of Benue State.

Boko Haram: Police takes explosive training school to Borno

The Nigeria Police would set up an Explosive Ordinance (EOD) training school in Borno to check indiscriminate Improvised Explosive Device attacks by Boko Haram insurgents.

Police to domesticate community in Enugu

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmallam, has assured that he would replicate and domesticate community policing framework in the 43 police stations in the state.

Governor Emmanuel suspends ban on commercial cyclists’ activities in Eket

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Thursday suspended the ban on the activities of commercial cyclists in Eket Local Government Area of the state.

Police arrest Lagos kidnap kingpin Aeron Muboh

Notorious kidnap kingpin, terrorising Lekki and Epe axis of Lagos, Aeron Muboh, has been arrested by operatives of the Anti Kidnapping Squad of the Lagos State Police command.

Police kill suspected kidnapper in Edo

Men of the Edo State Police Command have killed a member of a four-man kidnapping gang at Ugbor in Benin City during a shoot-out.

IGP Ibrahim Idris moves to rescue three Delta communities from grips of herdsmen

There are indications that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has ordered the Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Mr. Muhammad Mustafa, to dislodge suspected herdsmen who had held three communities hostage in the state.

Police kill six suspected kidnappers in Ogun

Six suspected kidnappers have met their waterloo in Ogun State as they were shot dead during a gun duel with operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) in the state.

Police arrest nine suspected kidnappers in Taraba

The Commissioner of Police in Taraba, Mr David Akinremi, on Tuesday in Jalingo announced the arrest of nine persons suspected to be kidnappers.

Police in Kogi confirm death of three, dismiss death of monarch, others

The Police Command in Kogi has confirmed the killing of three persons by gunmen at Agbenema village in Omala Local Government Area of the state.

Policeman dismissed for robbing Jigawa deputy governor’s guest house

The police in Kano have arrested and dismissed Sani Danjuma, a police sergeant, and three other persons for allegedly robbing a guest house belonging to Abubakar Hadejia, deputy governor of Jigawa state.

Police arrest four suspected armed robbers in Kano

The Police in Kano have arrested a dismissed police Sgt and three other persons for allegedly robbing the Guest House of the Deputy Governor of Jigawa.


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IGP Ibrahim Idris directs immediate withdrawal of personnel from politicians, others

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Monday ordered the immediate withdrawal of police personnel attached to politicians, multi-national companies, business entrepreneurs and corporate individuals.

Minister unveils technology orientation centre in Abuja

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Fire razes Lagos market, goods worth millions destroyed

Fire gutted a section of Binukonu Ultra Modern Market, Ojota in Lagos in the early hours of Friday, destroying goods and property worth millions of Naira.

Suspected cult members raze police station over colleague’s death

Suspected cult members have burnt down the divisional headquarters of the Nigeria Police in Oporoma, headquarters of the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.