News - Police

Buhari Send Condolence To Ibrahim Yakubu Lame Family

10 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a condolence message to the family of Ibrahim Yakubu Lame, who was a frontline leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Minister of Police Affairs.

DAAR Communications Plc Alleges Planned Clampdown On Its Operations By Government Agencies

10 months ago /
Nation 

The management of DAAR Communications Plc says there are reports of steps by agencies of government, especially the National Broadcasting Commission and the Nigeria Police to clamp down on its operations and withdraw its operating licence.

Fresh Unrest In Parts Of Jos North

10 months ago /
Nation 

Plateau State Police Command has confirmed an outbreak of fresh disturbances in Dutse Uku, Rikkos and Cele Bridge communities in Jos North Local Government Area on Sunday.

Rivers Police Explain Port Harcourt School Chaos

10 months ago /
Security 

The Rivers State Police Command says the chaotic incident that occurred at the Community Secondary School, Oroworukwu, Port Harcourt last Thursday was not an act of terrorism or an attempt to kidnap students.

Bauchi Police Command Adopts Sectorization, Community Policing To Fight Crime

10 months ago /
Security 

In an effort to ensure effective policing for the protection of lives and properties of innocent citizens, Bauchi State Police Command has adopted sectorization of Bauchi metropolis into 42 operations /patrol sectors just as a total of 43 suspected criminals have been arrested for various crimes in the last three weeks.

Former Police Minister, Lame, Dies In Abuja

10 months ago /
Nation 

Former Minister of Police Affairs, Dr Ibrahim Yakubu Lame, died on Sunday morning in a Turkish Hospital in Abuja.

25 Suspects Arrested By Kogi Police

10 months ago /
Security 

The Kogi State Police Command has arrested twenty-five suspected criminals from their hideouts

Indonesia Lifts Social Media Restrictions

10 months ago /
International News 

Indonesia this Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results, police also showed suspects of recent street violence at a news conference.

Buhari Commends Okorocha On Projects

10 months ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha for his achievements in infrastructural development in the state.

Borno Police Parade 88 Suspected Criminals

10 months ago /
Nation 

Five serving soldiers and a civil defence operative were among 88 suspected persons paraded by the Police in Borno State, for various crimes.

Buhari Summons Masari Over Killings

10 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari over reports of Tuesday’s killings by bandits in the state.

Abuja Police Investigates Attack On Its Kubwa Outpost

10 months ago /
Nation 

The FCT Police Command has commenced an investigation into an incident leading to the attack on the police outpost in Kubwa where both the outpost and vehicles parked within the premises were set ablaze.

Lagos Police Launch “Operation Puff Adder

10 months ago /
Security 

The Lagos State Police Command has on Thursday launched operation “Puff Adder” with the aim of re-dominating and reclaiming the public space from heinous criminal elements bent on threatening the nation’s internal security order.

Police Council Confirms Adamu IGP

10 months ago /
Nation 

The National Police Council has confirmed the appointment of Mohammed Adamu as the substantive Inspector General of Police.

Nigerian Navy Arrest, Handover 18 Suspected Oil Thieves To Police

10 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian navy has handed over eighteen suspected crude oil thieves to the Nigerian police for further investigation and prosecution.

Wendy Williams Son Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Her Ex

10 months ago /
Entertainment 

There seems to be trouble in the Hunter family. While Wendy Williams and her longtime husband Kevin Hunter are in the midst of a divorce, a fight allegedly broke out between him and their 18-year-old son, Kevin Hunter Jr.

Proposed Law Prescribes Stiff Penalties For Electricity Theft, Vandalism

10 months ago /
Nation 

A bill seeking to amend the electric power sector reform act to prohibit disruption of electricity supply has reached the final stage of consideration.

Presidency Directs Clearance Of Apapa Gridlock Within Two Weeks

10 months ago /
Politics 

A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within two weeks.

Katsina Police Deploy Petrol Teams To Batsari LG After Bandits Attack

10 months ago /
Security 

Following the attack on innocent lives and in the aftermath of protests by youths in Batsari local government area where bandits killed 18 persons, Katsina state police commissioner, Sanusi Buba has deployed reinforcement of police patrol teams to villages in Yar Gamji, Dan Tudu, Garin Inu and Shekawa villages of the area.

Kaduna Police Foils Kidnap Bid, Arrest Suspects

10 months ago /
Security 

The Nigeria police on Monday intercepted four suspected kidnappers at the Kawo bridge in Kaduna after exchanging fire with the suspects.