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Security forces have uncovered a plot by insurgents to infiltrate the nation’s capital, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), using tinted vehicles and covered plate numbers, according to a report.
Hotel owners in Abia State under the aegis of Hotel Welfare Association (HWA) and others have lauded the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali over his appointment of AIG Etim Eneh Okon to head the Police Zone 9 command, Umuahia.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, yesterday convened a meeting of Police Strategic Commanders – Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police, Commissioners of Police and Deputy Commissioners of Police (Operations) – in charge of the South-east and South-south states to brainstorm on how to tackle the security crisis in the two zones.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, on Friday, met with Police Strategic Commanders, Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police, Commissioners of Police, and Deputy Commissioners of Police (Operations), in the South-South and the South-Eastern States of the country and tasked them on checkmating security challenges.
Up to 300 police officers serving in Ebonyi State command have been redeployed to force headquarters Abuja to shore up efforts to tackle ongoing insecurity in the north of the country.
A widow, Dorothy Nnabode, on Monday told the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) panel that the police shot and killed her husband in front of her.
The Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, has launched Operation Puff Adder II designed to dislodge armed bandits in the North-west and North-central parts of the country.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has asked personnel of Nigerian Police Force to be firm and ruthless with “criminal elements”.
The promotion was one of the decisions of the 11th Plenary Meeting of the Commission held in Abuja on January 25, 2021 and presided over by its Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.
The Commissioner of Police in Osun State, Olawale Olokode, has asked the Department of State Services, Osun Command, to produce the DSS officers, who allegedly killed a police officer in the state, Rauf Fawale.
Ahead of the exit of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, from the service early next month, a major crisis is now looming in the police force over the decision to sell the multibillion naira Police Officers Mess located at Onikan, Lagos State.
There was a major shakeup at the Police High Command yesterday, as nine Commissioners of Police were posted to State Commands, while 12 others were redeployed to other Police formations across the country.
Akwa Ibom State Police Command has denied reports making the rounds on the resignation of the Divisional Police Officer of Itam Division, Francis Eharbor, a Chief Superintendent of Police, over alleged non-promotion despite his impeccable records in the service.
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 traditional ruler of Oruku community in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, Igwe Emmanuel Chidebere Mba has been shot dead by men who claimed to be police officers from Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Suarez left Barcelona after a 2019-20 season that saw the Spanish giants finish without a trophy. Having lost out to Real Madrid in a tight title race, hopes of Champions League glory were emphatically ended at the quarter-final stage by Bayern Munich. The Uruguay striker had scored 21 goals in all competitions yet was deemed surplus to requirements at Camp Nou, allowed to leave on the cheap as he remained within LaLiga at Atleti.
Thirty people were sentenced to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday after a one-day trial for their role in anti-police violence marking the end of Ramadan in the capital, judicial sources said.
Myanmar’s army battled local militia fighters in the northwestern town of Mindat on Saturday, residents said, to try to quell a rebellion that has sprung up to oppose the junta which seized power in the Southeast Asian country in February.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi will not be able to enact key reforms demanded by the European Union because his unity government is too divided over the issues, rightist leader Matteo Salvini said on Saturday.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared a three-day prayer for the peace and unity of the country in the face of mounting insecurity.
The Brazilian defender has spent the past two years at Emirates Stadium after joining from Chelsea in 2019 for £8 million ($11m).
The Biafra Nations League, BNL, have placed ban on all foreign vessels from entering Nigeria through the Bakassi Peninsula coastal line starting from May 30 Biafra memorial day.
The National Business and Technical Examination Board has released the results for the 2020 Ordinary and Advanced level with 25,844 candidates scoring five credits and above with or without English Language and mathematics out of the 32,541 that sat for the exam.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Republic of Chad of Nigeria’s readiness to help that country stabilise and return to democratic rule within 18 months as promised by its Transitional Military Council President, Lt General Mahamat Deby last month.
An unspecified number of cultists have been killed in a renewed cult war in the Akpabuyo and Bakassi local government areas of Cross River State.