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Abayomi Shogunle

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.
Assistant Commmisoner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, head of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) poses during an interview on the public's demand for the recall of the Special Anti Robbery Squid (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja, Nigeria December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Police: Having sex in a car in public not a crime

Nigeria Police on Monday said that having sex in a car at a public place is not a crime and would not amount to arrest if done by persons within adult age in the country.
Assistant Commmisoner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, head of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) poses during an interview on the public's demand for the recall of the Special Anti Robbery Squid (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja, Nigeria December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Police receive 884 complaints against personnel in six months

The Nigeria Police Force says it received 884 cases of professional misconduct against its personnel across the country between January and June this year.
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Osun guber: Police warns officers against fraternising with politicians

The Nigeria Police has warned its men and officers that will provide security in the Osun Sept. 22 governorship election to eschew fraternising with politicians or collecting bribe from them.

CISLAC, Police in new partnership to expose corrupt officials

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Nigeria Police and other stakeholders on Monday set up a system to empower Nigerians to expose corrupt officials.
Assistant Commmisoner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, head of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) poses during an interview on the public's demand for the recall of the Special Anti Robbery Squid (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja, Nigeria December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Police say married woman died after ‘marathon sex’

A forty-year-old married woman Monsurat Idowu has been confirmed dead after marathon sex with a twenty-eight-year-old lover in Ogun state.
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Ekiti guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris threatens to dismiss partisan police officers

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has threatened to dismiss any officer found hobnobbing with politicians or act in a way that could vitiate the July 14 election in Ekiti State.
Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris

Ekiti guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris assures of free, fair poll

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the police will provide security for all stakeholders and ensure that the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State is held without hitches.
Nigeria Police Force - NPF

30,000 security personnel for Ekiti election

Security agencies, including the Nigerian Police Force are to jointly deploy 30,000 officers and men to enhance adequate security during the July 12 governorship election in Ekiti State.

NHRC to audit police detention cells nationwide

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has concluded arrangements to carry out an independent audit of police detention cells and facilities in all commands and formations across the country.

SARS operative arrested for allegedly extorting N5000 from Lagos resident

The Lagos state police command says it has arrested one Charles Omotosho, an operative of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS), for allegedly extorting N5, 000 from a resident in the Ikorodu axis of the state.

Police inspector forces lady to transfer money at gunpoint

A police inspector attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Police Command, Ikorodu office, allegedly collected N5,000 from a lady after threatening to shoot her.

Nigeria Police defend SARS against brutality accusations

A police official defended a unit of the Nigeria Police Force that has been accused of human rights violations, saying many claims of brutality were unfounded and the country needed to be defended against violent crime.

ASP arrested over alleged N40,000 internet banking extortion

The Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit has apprehended an Assistant Superintendent of Police accused of extorting N40,000 from a man simply identified as Dapo via internet banking.

7,216 cases of misconduct lodged against police personnel in 2 years – report

The police authorities received 7,216 cases of professional misconduct made against officers and men of the force in the past two years, according to a report.

Police sanction 16 personnel for professional misconduct

The Nigeria Police Force said it had sanctioned 16 of its personnel for professional misconduct across the country, from July to September, 2017.

Police officers dismissed for alleged corruption petition IGP, demand reinstatement

Three of the four police officers who were dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force last July have petitioned the Inspector General of Police over their “illegal and unlawful dismissal.”

Four policemen detained for extortion

The Nigeria Police Force says four men from the Lagos State Police Command have been detained for allegedly extorting money from a resident under duress.

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