Home Topics Nigeria Police

Nigeria Police

Gombe police spokesperson, 92 other officers decorated with new ranks

The Gombe State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Obed Mary Malum, was promoted to a new rank of Superintendent of Police (SP).
Inspector Daniel Ojo who shot dead one Adaobi Ifeanyi and wounded another, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, in Ajegunle area of Lagos last Saturday, has been dismissed from service and declared wanted.

Lagos killing: Police Inspector dismissed, declared wanted

Inspector Daniel Ojo who shot dead one Adaobi Ifeanyi and wounded another, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, in Ajegunle area of Lagos last Saturday, has been dismissed from service and declared wanted.

Police arrest fake army major in Delta

The suspect, who was identified as Blessing Emelor ‘m’ was arrested on April 6, 2019, along Warri axis.

Jilted female university student commits suicide

A 100-Level student of the Kogi State University (KSU) Ayingba, Rebecca Michael, on Wednesday committed suicide over a breakup with her alleged boyfriend.
Frank Mba

Policemen jailed over civil defence official’s death

Nigeria Police Thursday arraigned two dismissed personnel Idoko Sunday and Katdel Dabit in court for complicity in the unfortunate death of an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ogar Jumbo.

Senate passes Proceeds of Crime Bill, paves way for membership of FATF

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday passed the Proceeds of crime bill which will now pave way for the country to become full member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, flanked by Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu (left) and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Logistics and Supply, Mr. Taiwo Lakanu (right) during the IGP’s visit to the Governor at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja

IGP Adamu warns police officers against extra-judicial killing

The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Adamu Mohammed, has warned police officers to shun activities that are not in line with the mandates of the force, especially extra-judicial killing.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

We must assure Nigerians of their safety, security without excuses

Criminal records point to a significant rise in crime following the conclusion of the general elections. While some security experts have attributed the trend to the disengagement of the criminal elements from politically-related activities for which they might have been engaged during the elections, others have attributed the trend to socio-economic factors.

FRSC: Fuel tanker crashes into caterpillar in Anambra

A tanker laden with about 40,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit on Thursday rammed into a moving caterpillar, the Anambra State command of the Federal Road Safety Commission has revealed.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

FEC approves N2.8 billion for digitalisation of prisons

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N2.8 billion for the installation of a digital web-based integrated system to aid decongestion of prisons in Nigeria.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Banditry: Senate to make N10bn available for displaced persons in Zamfara

The Senate has proposed that a N10 billion intervention be made part of the 2019 Budget to assist persons displaced by banditry in Zamfara.
The Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command has urged students across the country to keep good friends and company to avoid being pressured into joining bad groups.

Cultism: Police urge students to keep good company

The Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command has urged students across the country to keep good friends and company to avoid being pressured into joining bad groups.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Federal government orders foreign miners to leave Zamfara

The Federal Government has ordered foreign miners in Zamfara State to leave within 48 hours. It also announced the suspension of mining activities in the state to curb the activities of armed bandits.

Mike Ozekhome urges legal practitioners to step up pro bono services to poor litigants

Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, on Saturday, urged legal practitioners to step up pro bono legal services to poor litigants.
The Consumer Protection Council has begun an awareness campaign on the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) across major cities in Nigeria where cigarettes and shisha are openly sold.

NTCA tasks National Assembly on Tobacco Act

The Consumer Protection Council has begun an awareness campaign on the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) across major cities in Nigeria where cigarettes and shisha are openly sold.
“Today 5th April 2019 … our Criminal Investigation Department, Panti has arraigned dismissed Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan in Ebute Meta Magistrate Court and remanded in prison custody,” Lagos State police spokesman Bala Elkana said in a statement

Kolade Johnson: Dismissed police officer arraigned in court

Lagos State Police Command on Friday said the officer who shot Kolade Johnson to death on Sunday has been arraigned in court.

Police arraigns man over alleged arson in Osun

The police in Osun on Thursday arraigned a 23-year-old man, Akinola Akinlabayo, before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged arson.

Police arrest 220 suspected criminals in Kano

Kano State command of the Nigeria Police has announced the arrest of a total 220 suspected criminals who have been posing a threat to the security of the state.

Recent Stories

An ambulance is seen outside the church premises with gathered security personnel following a blast at St Anthony's Shrine in Kochchikade, Colombo. [Ishara S. Kodikara-AFP]

World leaders react to deadly Sri Lanka blasts

Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners — with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia, Niron agree on movement of iron ore

Liberia and Niron Metals Plc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the passage through Liberia, of iron ore, from the Zogota iron ore deposit in the Republic of Guinea.
A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say.

Over $130 million found at ousted Omar al-Bashir’s home in Sudan

A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say.
Thomas Lemar hopes Antoine Griezmann will still be an Atletico Madrid player next season, while the winger accepts he has more work to do to fully adapt to life in LaLiga.

Thomas Lemar hopeful Antoine Griezmann stays at Atletico Madrid

Thomas Lemar hopes Antoine Griezmann will still be an Atletico Madrid player next season, while the winger accepts he has more work to do to fully adapt to life in LaLiga.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 1

Group tasks governors to emulate President Buhari on minimum wage

As the nation’s workforce continue to heave a sigh of relief following Presidential assent to 30,000 Naira minimum wage bill, state governors have been urged to sustain the tempo.