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Lagos residents decry attacks by ‘land grabbers’

Residents of Igbo Ilogbo area of Ayobo, a Lagos suburb, have cried out to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Inspector General of Police (IG) Mohammed Adamu to rescue them from hoodlums led by an alleged notorious land grabber, Femi Adebayo a.k.a. Scorpion.
Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources, Abdulmumuni Danga

Police drag Kogi commissioner to court for ‘rape, battery’

Senior Police sources at the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force headquarters, under which the Police Gender Unit operates, on Tuesday affirmed that the Nigerian Police Force has charged the Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources, Abdulmumuni Danga, to court for allegedly raping and assaulting a lady, among other charges, over a Facebook post.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP faces contempt suit for ‘disobeying’ court orders

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to appear before it through his counsel or representative to face a contempt suit on September 28 for disobeying judgments, which his successive predecessors, too, serially shunned.
Nigeria Police

30,000 policemen to be deployed for Ondo election

No fewer than 30,000 policemen would be deployed to ensure adequate security and peaceful governorship election in the state on October 10 this year.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ekiti CP: 10,000 new constables recruited will be deployed to their local councils

Mr Tunde Mobayo, the Police Commissioner, Ekiti Command, has said the 10,000 new constables to be recruited would be deployed to work in their respective Local Government Areas.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief pledges neutrality, professionalism in Edo, Ondo polls

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured Nigerians that the police would be neutral and professional while maintaining law and order in the forthcoming Edo and Ondo States governorship elections.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest pastor, 34 others for kidnapping dispatch rider

The Police force headquarters in Abuja has paraded a 52-year old self-acclaimed pastor, Adetokunbo Adenokpo, for abducting a dispatch rider and detaining him in an underground facility in his church in Sagamu, Lagos.
The Nigeria Police Force has quizzed Musician, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, over allegations of rape, according to a report.

Rape: No evidence against D’banj – Police

The Nigeria Police have cleared popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, D’banj, of the rape allegations leveled against him by a twitter user Seyitan Babatayo.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Senior female police officers visit to NAF over Tolulope Arotile’s demise

A delegation of senior female officers of the Nigerian Police from the Force Headquarters Abuja, has condoled with the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, over the demise of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ogun gets new police chief

A new Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has been posted to the Ogun State Police Command.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

Nigeria Police promote 41,863 officers in 19 months

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has disclosed that 41, 863 officers and men across various ranks had been promoted since January 2019 when he assumed office.

Soldiers burn down houses, school in Taraba community

Soldiers have allegedly burned down some houses and a school in Peva town, a community in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State.
Ibrahim Magu

Presidential panel quizzes Ibrahim Magu on N700 million training fund

Suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday appeared before the Presidential panel probing him over allegations raised by Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, for the sixth time.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP: We’ll flush out criminals in South East soonest

Inspector-General of Police [IGP], Mohammed Adamu, yesterday, vowed to flush out every single criminal element operating in any part of the South East zone within the shortest possible time.

EFCC: Ibrahim Magu not arrested, but invited by presidential panel

Just like the Department of State Services, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday denied that its Acting Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, was arrested.
Mr. Bolaji Salami, the Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, has said that the open confrontation between the Deputy Governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, and him is an attempt to promote sentiment.

Ondo CP: Only IGP can post and withdraw policemen attached to deputy governor

Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Salami Amidu Bolaji has denied allegation of withdrawing the police escort attached to the Deputy Governor of the state, Agboola Ajayi.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Security operatives arrest, quarantine 251 illegal miners in Zamfara

The Zamfara State police command, in collaboration with the Nigerian Army, has arrested and quarantined 251 illegal artisinal miners in the state, the state police commissioner, Mr Usman Nagogo, said on Saturday.
Olugbenga Adeyanju, a former Ondo State Commissioner of Police, has now assumed duty at the Adamawa State Police Command.

Olugbenga Adeyanju takes over as Adamawa police commissioner

Olugbenga Adeyanju, a former Ondo State Commissioner of Police, has now assumed duty at the Adamawa State Police Command.

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Governor Godwin Obaseki

Edo election: Atiku Abubakar congratulates Governor Obaseki

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has congratulated Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his victory in the governorship election held in the state on Saturday.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo election:Governor Obaseki expecting Pastor Ize-Iyamu’s phone call – aide

Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, has said that candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is set to concede defeat and congratulate the governor on his triumph in Saturday’s gubernatorial poll, any moment from now.
The Emir of Zazzau, in Kaduna State, Alh Shehu Idris has died in his palace at the age of 84.

President Buhari mourns deceased Emir of Zazzau

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and grief over the death of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Rainstorm: Kwara governor sympathises with affected families

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has commiserated with families whose dwellings and properties were affected by Saturday night’s rainstorm in different parts of the state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Edo election: Governor Okowa congratulates Godwin Obaseki on his re-election

Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated his Edo counterpart, Mr Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu, on their re-election.