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The Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi, today said machinery had been set in motion to install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras on all major highways across the country as a measure towards curtailing kidnapping.

Minister kicks against reducing President’s powers in PSC bill

The Minister of Police Affairs, Mr. Muhammad Dingyadi, has kicked against the whittling down the power of the President in the Police Service Commission (PSC) amendment bill.
A general view shows Champhai town in India's northeastern state of Mizoram near the India's Myanmar border March 9, 2021. REUTERS-Devjyot Ghoshal

Some Myanmar police say fled to India after refusing orders

When Tha Peng was ordered to shoot at protesters with his submachine gun to disperse them in the Myanmar town of Khampat on Feb. 27, the police lance corporal said he refused.
Myanmar police fired stun grenades to disperse protesters in the city of Yangon on Tuesday, witnesses said, as foreign ministers of neighbouring countries were due to hold talks with the military in an effort to quell deadly violence.

Three Myanmar police constables cross over to India seeking refuge

Three Myanmar police constables have crossed over to India’s northeastern state of Mizoram and are seeking shelter in the country, an Indian police official said on Thursday.
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Enugu governor assures new AIG, Zone 13 of support

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has assured the new Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 13, Dunukofia, Anambra State, AIG Mohammed Hafiz, of his administration’s continued support to enable the zone perform more effectively.
Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

Presidency welcomes conviction of 5 former SARS operatives

The Presidency has commended the court ruling which convicted five dismissed ex-operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Official: Police to deploy 272 special constables in Enugu communities

Two hundred and seventy-two newly recruited special constables, also known as community policing officers, are to be deployed to various communities in Enugu State, Nigeria’s South-east.
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Police arrest 29 suspected kidnappers, 53 others in Kaduna

The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, Mr Umar Muri, says the command has arrested 29 suspected kidnappers and 53 others, who committed various crimes from Oct. 31 to Dec. 31.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

CP: 554 youths in Katsina train as special police constables

No fewer than 554 Katsina State youths have been trained as Special Police Constables, as part of measures to enhance community policing.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police recruit 503 special constables in Nasarawa

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has engaged 503 Special Constables (SCP) for community policing in Nasarawa State, to enhance intelligence gathering in tackling insecurity and crime.
No fewer than 1070 newly promoted policemen in Sokoto were on Tuesday decorated with their new ranks by Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, a statement by ASP Muhammad Sadiq, the command’s public relations officer said.

PPRO: 1, 070 promoted policemen in Sokoto wear new ranks

No fewer than 1070 newly promoted policemen in Sokoto state were on Tuesday decorated with their new ranks by Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, a statement by ASP Muhammad Sadiq, the command’s public relations officer said.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

New police law sets diploma as entry qualification

Nigerians seeking to join the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, must possess a minimum of Ordinary National Diploma, OND, if a new law being proposed to reposition the force and strengthen policing in the country sails through.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police recruitment: 13, 048 candidates screened in Kano

The Police Command in Kano State has so far screened 13, 048 candidates for constables recruitment since the commencement of the exercise in the past 11-days in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Recruitment: Ekiti police command announces dates for screening

The Ekiti State commissioner of police, Tunde Mobayo, has announced the dates for physical and credential screening of people of the state, particularly indigenes for constable cadre into the Nigeria Police Force.

Police suspends recruitment of 10,000 constables

The statement reads: “The Police Service Commission has enjoined applicants for recruitment into the Constable Cadre of the Nigeria Police Force to exercise some patience as it finalises the remaining stage of the recruitment exercise.

104,289 applicants register for 10,000 police constable job

The Police Service Commission has received 104,289 applications from interested Nigerians who want employment into the Nigeria Police Force as Constables.

21,878 apply for 10,000 police job in five days

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has revealed that five days after the announcement of the recruitment of 10,000 into the Police as constables, 21,878 have applied.

Police begin recruitment of 10,000 constables

The PSC disclosed this in a statement by its spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, in Abuja on Friday, that the exercise was absolutely free, warning candidates against paying to apply.

Senate advocates posting of police personnel to states, local govt of origin

Senate yesterday said it is imperative for junior police personnel to be posted to their states and local governments of origin to enhance community policing and end the security crisis in the country.

Newly recruited policemen to serve in states of origin – IGP

Henceforth newly recruited police constables are to be posted to their states of origin, the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris disclosed in Minna Niger State on Friday.

313 police recruit constables complete training in Benue

A total of 313 General Duty police recruits have passed out as Constables after completing a nine-month training at the Police Training School in Wannune, Tarka Local Government Area of Benue State.

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