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A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

How soldiers aided my escape from police – Taraba kidnap suspect

The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.

Military, paramilitary agencies plan joint border security exercise

A joint border security exercise involving the military, paramilitary and intelligence agencies is underway as part of government’s strategic, multi-sectoral effort aimed at securing Nigeria’s land and maritime borders.

Lagos ex-commissioner, RULAAC advocate equal fund for police, National Assembly

Former commissioner for lands in Lagos State, Mr. Fola Arthur-Worrey, and the executive director, Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC), Mr. Okechukwu Nwanguma, have called for equal funding for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the National Assembly.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Taraba killing: Nigerian Army issues advisory to soldiers on handling police anger

The Nigerian Army has issued an advisory for all soldiers to tread carefully anywhere they sight police officers in the coming weeks.

Police train NFVCB officers to combat unclassified, pirated films

Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has trained officers of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) as Supernumerary (SPY) Police to enhance its fight against unclassified, pirated films and video works.

Hajj: Cleric urges Nigerian pilgrims to behave with decorum

The Chief Imam of Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Headquarters, Dr Alhassan Yaqub, has advised Nigerian pilgrims to honour Madinah, the city of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by relating with one another with decorum.

Nigeria Police set to introduce digital criminal records database

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), has broken a new ground in its crime prevention and detection tasks with the introduction of a digital criminal record checks and issuance of clearance certificates.

Police reject UK warning, insists Nigeria is peaceful

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has insisted that Nigeria is one of the most beautiful places to live in inspite of the security challenges in the country.
Frank Mba

UK advisory: Nigeria is safe, beautiful – Police

The spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Frank Mba, has said Nigeria is safe and beautiful.

June 12: Heavy security presence at MKO Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi Parks in Lagos

Security Operatives on Wednesday manned the Chief MKO Abiola and Gani Fawehinmi `Freedom State’ Parks in Ojota, in Lagos to forestall a breakdown of law and order during events to mark the maiden edition of the June 12 Democracy Day celebration in the state.
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National Assembly: Female participation remains low at 5.8 percent – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says despite efforts to promote women participation in the politics and decision making, female membership in National Assembly remains low at 5.8 per cent in Nigeria.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder: Police nab 18 more kidnappers

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says said 18 more kidnappers including the killer of the traditional ruler, Agom Adara of Kajuru Local Government Area has been arrested by police detectives on Operation Puff Adder after the recent arrest of their “spiritual Father” one Salisu Abubakar.
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.
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.

IGP Adamu threatens sanction for police principal officers over extra-judicial killings

Nigeria’s inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has said principal officers of the Nigeria Police Force will be sanctioned if personnel under their supervision is found guilty of the misuse of firearms.

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.
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Hacking INEC server is as an act of terrorism – lawyer

Dr Kayode Ajulo, a constitutional lawyer says hacking computer server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is as an act of terrorism.

Expert: Police corruption rating, reflection of Nigerian society

Dr. Aminu Musa Audu, a United Kingdom (UK)-based community policing expert and president of the International Institute of Community Policing (IICOPOL), has described the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) recent rating by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), as the “Most Corrupt Public Institution in Nigeria” as a reflection of the endemic corruption pervading larger Nigerian society.

Fuel tanker rams into bus in Anambra, kills two

A tanker laden with petrol on Wednesday allegedly failed brake and rammed into a bus at Immigration Junction, Awka, on the Onitsha-Enugu Expressway, killing two persons and leaving several others injured.

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