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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 orders withdrawal of policemen from businesswoman’s land in Enugu

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has directed the Commissioner of Police in charge of Enugu State, Ahmad Abdulrahman, to curb the trespass on a parcel of land belonging to one Mrs Uju Ohanenye, a businesswoman.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

38 detainees escape from police custody in Enugu

A police source said the inmates escaped from the police cells at the State Criminal Investigation Department, inside the State Police Headquarters on Sunday night.

SON renews partnership with Police to increase enforcement activities

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says that the renewed partnership with the Nigerian Police will help to increase its level of enforcement activities in the country.

#EndSARS: Enugu governor begs police officers to return to duty posts

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Wednesday, passionately appealed to men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to fully renew their ultimate commitment towards the provision of security of lives and property by returning to their duty posts across the state.
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.

CP: Hoodlums killed two policemen, attacked five stations in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command said it lost two police officers, who were allegedly murdered by hoodlums during the violence that trailed the #EndSARS protest 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.

Police arraign Enugu monarch for perjury

The Enugu State Police Command on Monday arraigned the traditional ruler-elect of Ogugu community in the Awgu Local Government Area of the state, Emmanuel Ogbonna, before an Enugu South Magistrate Court for perjury.

IPOB: No meeting in Enugu for now, we will retaliate

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has directed members to stop holding any meeting in Enugu for the meantime following the attack on them last Sunday at Emene, Enugu State.
Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

Father of three commits suicide in Nsukka

A father of three children, Emmanuel Eze, on Monday allegedly committed suicide at Amagu Umudiaka village, Ihe community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State.

Father, pregnant wife, three daughters found dead inside room

The Enugu State Police Command has commenced investigation into the death of five members of a family in the outskirts of Enugu metropolis in Enugu State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Six suspected members of a robbery syndicate arrested in Enugu

The Police have smashed a six-man robbery syndicate that specialised on snatching motorcycles at gunpoint in Enugu metropolis.

Police neutralise bomb at Nsukka

Enugu State Police Command, on Wednesday, confirmed that officers from the command neutralised an object suspected to be an explosive device at Millipat Hotel Limited, Nsukka.
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Nigeria police to probe misconduct of men

Commissioner of Police Ahmed Abdurrahman, who addressed reporters on Monday, said the officers beat up a civilian, Justice Obasi, on January 4, in Kenyatta Uwani.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police invade church, chase out worshippers

Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command have reportedly invaded the Assemblies of God Church at No 27 Mount Street Agbani Road, Enugu, with an Armoured Personnel Carrier and allegedly manhandled worshipers.

Police vow to rescue abducted Catholic priest

The Enugu State Police Command said it has activated the mechanism and heightened efforts to rescue the abducted Catholic Priest of the Nsukka Catholic Diocese, Rev.Fr. Malachy Asadu.
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Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Enugu

Gunmen have abducted a Catholic priest, Reverend Father Arinze Madu, vice-rector at the Queen of Apostles Seminary School, Enugu.

Police condemns extortion of motorists by vigilante groups in Enugu

Enugu State Police Command has frowned at the indiscriminate mounting of roadblocks by vigilante groups in some parts of the state.

75-year old man arrested for defiling 11-year old girl

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a 75-year-old man identified as Boniface Onoja of the Ugbaike community, Enugu Ezike in the Igboeze North Local Government Area of the state for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old girl.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

Prisons inspector, five others nabbed for ATM, SIM swap fraud

Operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested six fraudsters who specialize in defrauding innocent Nigerians by using bank details obtained through sim swaps and Automated Teller Machines (ATM).

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Nigerian government restates commitment to supporting MSMEs

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