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One dead, 12 arrested as rival cults clash in Lagos

At least one person was killed in a clash between two rival cult groups at Coker-Aguda, Surulere, Lagos, on Sunday.
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu addressing journalist at the state house in Marina, during the Inspector General Police visit to Lagos on November 3, 2020. The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, visit Lagos urged men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force in Lagos State not to be discouraged by the destruction and killings of their men during #EndSARS protest in the state, the IG admitted that the morale of the police was down after the ugly incident, in which six cops were lynched and 36 critically injured (Photo by Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

IGP: Community policing is the only solution to crime fighting

Mr Adamu who spoke yesterday, during the Commissioning of New Office Buildings, Conference Hall, Recreation Hall and Others at Area ‘B’ Police Command Headquarters, Apapa, Lagos, said that community based Policing has gained precedence as a strategy for effective security and crime prevention in communities across Nigerian states.
Mrs Ngozi Onadeko, the new Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, has assumed duty.

New Oyo police commissioner assumes office

Mrs Ngozi Onadeko, the new Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, has assumed duty.

Ooni: How we averted crisis during #EndSARS protests

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Wednesday, says the existing traditional security structure in the ancient town helped to avert crisis during the #EndSARS protest against bad governance and police brutality.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ogun: Police probe commissioner over sexual harassment claim

The Police have launched an investigation into sexual harassment preferred against the Commissioner for Environment in Ogun State, Hon. Abiodun Abudu-Balogun.

Vigilantes foil kidnap attempt of Abuja’s village chief

Some members of a vigilante group have foiled attempt by suspected Kidnappers to abduct the Chief of Gwomani community, in Kwali Area council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Alhaji Adamu Saba.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two feared dead during stampede in Benue music carnival

Two persons were feared dead in Otukpo town in Otukpo Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue state on Christmas Day during a stampede at a musical carnival in total disregard for the COVID-19 restrictions recently announced by the state government.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police commission promotes four new DIGs, AIGs, CPs, others

The Police Service Commission (PSC), has announced the promotion of four Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIG), to the rank of Deputy Inspectors General of Police and thirteen Commissioners to Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIG).
Two suspected informants of bandits terrorising Dutsinma local government area of Katsina State, Bilyaminu Ma’aruf and Sani Umaru, have been arrested by operatives of the police.

Banditry: Two suspected informants arrested in Kano

Two suspected informants of bandits terrorising Dutsinma local government area of Katsina State, Bilyaminu Ma’aruf and Sani Umaru, have been arrested by operatives of the police.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

ACP: Nobody died in Onitsha police cell

The Onitsha Police Area Commander, Mr. John Obuagbaka (ACP), has described as false and unfounded the allegation making the round in some quarters that about three out of scores of suspects arrested during raids of some black spots in Onitsha and detained at the Area command cell suffocated in the cell.

Yuletide: TRACE warns Ogun motorists against night journey

The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun has warned motorists against embarking on night journey during the yuletide in order to reduce road accidents.

One dead, two injured in Ogun auto crash

An accident which involved a Mercedes Benz truck and a motorcycle near the Ota toll gate in Ogun State, on Wednesday, has claimed a life.
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Gunmen kidnap three persons in Ondo

Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted three travellers in Ikakumo in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

CP: Two policemen, one civilian killed in protest in Ondo

Police authorities in Ondo state have said that two police sergeants and one civilian were murdered during the #EndSARS protests hijacked by hoodlums across the state last week.
Abdullahi Bello, the Kubwa Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Tuesday, said he and his men had to retreat to avoid being attacked by hoodlums who stormed Kubwa NYSC Orientation Camp to loot.

Presidency worries over police absence as street violence escalates

The Presidency expressed concern last night when informed that policemen have still not returned to the streets despite violence engulfing most of the cities in the country.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has warned police officers and men to shun unprofessionalism while enforcing restriction orders to check spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

#EndSARS: Enugu CP directs total enforcement of curfew

The Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has directed his personnel to ensure total enforcement of the 24-hour curfew imposed on the Enugu metropolis.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police lay siege on Delta hotel, denies NGO from holding meeting

Authorities of the Nigeria Police Force, on Friday, deprived an NGO, Brothers Across Nigeria, BAN, from holding her General Assembly at a popular Delta hotel in Ughelli, as armed police officers laid siege around the premises of Wetland Hotel.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Lagos CP inspects venue for CBT for new recruits

In a bid to have hitch-free and well-organised Computer Based Test for the Nigeria Police Regular Course 8 Intakes, the Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command, Hakeem Odumosu, has assessed the venue of the examination at JKK House, 229, Ikorodu Road, Ilupeju, Lagos State.

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