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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.

SCOAN building collapse: Police chief says aircraft flew low over building

An Assistant Commissioner of Police, Alaba Haruna, on Friday told a Lagos High Court that an aircraft flew over Synagogue Church of All Nations building at Ikotun-Egbe, a Lagos suburb, just before it collapsed on September 12, 2014, killing 116 people.

Governor Wike: Federal government caused collapse of national security

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday blamed an alleged political interference by the Federal Government on what he described as total collapse of national security in the country.

Governor Wike: Federal government responsible for collapse of national security

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has stated that the collapse national security is a fallout of the political interference of the Federal Government in the running of security agencies in the country.

Senator Melaye rearrested by police, faces trial ‘without delay’

The Nigeria Police said they would arraign Senator Dino Melaye ‘without any delay’, after re-arresting him from an Abuja hospital today.

Police promote EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu, 17 others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Friday announced the promotion of 18 senior officers.

Police officers who arrested kidnap kinging Evans get special promotion

The Police Service Commission (PSC) said on Thursday that 45 officers who participated in the successful arrest of notorious kidnap kingpin, Evans, have been granted special promotion.

Police recover 3,250 illegal arms in six weeks

The police have recovered no less than 3,250 illegal firearms various from vigilance groups, and private individuals across the country within six weeks.

Police recovers 148 arms, 155 munitions in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command says it has recovered 148 various types of arms in Enugu, in-line with the directives of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to state commands to mop-up illegal arms in their various states.

Senator Ben Bruce: I advised President Buhari to withdraw police officers from VIPs

A federal lawmaker and founder of the Silverbird Group, Ben Murray-Bruce (PDP, Bayelsa), has disclosed that he had earlier advised President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw police officers guarding VIPs.

Federal government engages Niger Delta stakeholders on security, development

The Federal Government has engaged Niger Delta stakeholders through continuous dialogues for sustained security, peace and development of the Niger Delta region and the country.

Governor Wike appoints acting director-general for neighbourhood safety agency

Despite threats of numerous litigations hanging on the neck of the controversial Rivers State Neighbourhood Safety Corps, the Governor, Nyesom Wike, has approved the appointment of Dr Uche Chukwuma as the Acting Director General of the corps.

INEC inaugurates security committee on 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has inaugurated a 13-member security sub-committee for the 2019 general elections in Ebonyi.

Police: Boko Haram planning massive bomb attacks in Maiduguri

The Borno state police command says Boko Haram is planning to attack Maiduguri, capital of the state, with vehicles primed with improvised explosive device (IED).

Kidnap kingpin Evans files fresh suit against police, demands N1 billion damages over sealed...

Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, on Tuesday filed a fresh suit at a Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking N1 billion damages against the Police over alleged unlawful sealing of his property in Lagos.

Police: Armed herdsmen will be treated as robbers, kidnappers

Delta Police Commissioner, Mr. Muhammed Mustafa, has stated that armed herdsmen will be treated as robbers and kidnappers.

Police ask vigilance groups, others to surrender arms

The Anambra State Police Commissioner, Mr Garba Umar, has asked those in possession of illegal firearms in the state to surrender them to the police within 21 days or be arrested.

Anambra police command sets up task force on illegal firearms

The Police Command in Anambra has set up a nine-member Task Force to enforce the directive of the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, that all illegal firearms and ammunition in the country should be mopped up.

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