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The Nigeria Police Force says it received 884 cases of professional misconduct against its personnel across the country between January and June this year.
The Nigeria Police has warned its men and officers that will provide security in the Osun Sept. 22 governorship election to eschew fraternising with politicians or collecting bribe from them.
An inspector of the Nigerian Police Force attached to the Federal Special Anti-Robery Squad (FSARS), Charles Omotosho, has been dismissed for extorting road users in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Nigeria Police and other stakeholders on Monday set up a system to empower Nigerians to expose corrupt officials.
The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has threatened to dismiss any officer found hobnobbing with politicians or act in a way that could vitiate the July 14 election in Ekiti State.
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the police will provide security for all stakeholders and ensure that the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State is held without hitches.
The police have released phone numbers and email addresses for the public to lodge complaints against personnel of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS).
The Lagos state police command says it has arrested one Charles Omotosho, an operative of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS), for allegedly extorting N5, 000 from a resident in the Ikorodu axis of the state.
A police inspector attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Police Command, Ikorodu office, allegedly collected N5,000 from a lady after threatening to shoot her.
The Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit has apprehended an Assistant Superintendent of Police accused of extorting N40,000 from a man simply identified as Dapo via internet banking.
The police authorities received 7,216 cases of professional misconduct made against officers and men of the force in the past two years, according to a report.
The Nigeria Police Force said it had sanctioned 16 of its personnel for professional misconduct across the country, from July to September, 2017.
An Assistant Superintendent of Police, Bayo Obadiah, attached to the Area Command, Ikorodu, Lagos State, has been suspended over allegations of extortion while 16 other policemen were sanctioned for professional misconduct.
Three of the four police officers who were dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force last July have petitioned the Inspector General of Police over their “illegal and unlawful dismissal.”
The Nigeria Police Force said it had taken into custody four policemen for allegedly extorting N15,000 from a victim (name withheld) along Ogudu area of Lagos State.
The Nigeria Police yesterday debunked claims contained in a report recently released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) which rated the Police as the most corrupt institution in Nigeria.
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The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Nigerians to always resolve political issues peacefully through lawful means instead of taking laws into their hands.
Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to dualise the Idiroko Road to reduce accidents in the area.
World number one Simona Halep scraped through to an Australian Open third round clash with Venus Williams Thursday after being pushed to the limit by unseeded Sofia Kenin over three sets.
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The US embassy in Zimbabwe says it is "alarmed" by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labour leaders. A local doctors' rights group says it has treated 68 gunshot cases.
Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire was detained by police on Wednesday when he was taken from his house in a widening crackdown after anti-government protests, AFP reporters witnessed.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has reaffirmed the ministry’s commitment to upgrade sports facilities and equipment in the country.
Rap superstar Cardi B took to Instagram on Wednesday night to criticise U.S. President Donald Trump over the partial government shutdown describing it as the longest in the country’s history.
The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it was not thinking about adopting a candidate from another political party because it does not envisage losing its case at the Appeal and the Supreme courts.
The Nigeria Air Force (NAF), says it will expand the 21 Quick Response Wing in Agatu and build a health facility that would also serve the people.