News - policeman

Shiites Protest In Abuja

1 year ago /
Nation 

Members of the Islamic movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites again clashed with the Nigeria police in Abuja on Monday.

Experts Seek Better Funding Of The Police Force

1 year ago /
Nation 

So much is expected of the Nigeria Police especially with the widening security challenges across the country.

Kwara Police Parades 25 For Kidnapping & Armed Robbery

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kwara State Police Command has arrested and paraded 25 suspects for kidnapping and armed robbery. The State Commissioner of Police, Lawan Ado,  noted that the kidnappers and cattle rustlers killed a Policeman in the attempt to arrest the gang. Briefing journalists on its activities since the beginning of year 2018, the...

Abia Police Nab Notorious Child Trafficker

1 year ago /
Nation 

The police in Abia State, South East Nigeria say it has re-arrested a notorious woman child trafficker in the state, Lilian Achumba, popularly known as Mma.

Three Injured As Police, Shiites Clash in Kaduna

1 year ago /
Nation 

A clash between men of the Kaduna Police Command and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in Kaduna on Sunday left three persons injured. The incident occurred when the police attempted to disperse members of the Islamic Movement In Nigeria, who were protesting and demanding the release of their leader,...

IPOB Proscription: Court Reserves Judgement

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court Justice Abdul Kafarati  has reserved judgment in the application filed by the proscribed indigenous peoples of Biafra (IPOB), seeking to vacate its order of proscription till January 17, 2018. Justice Kafarati reserved the judgment after both counsel for the federal government, the solicitor general...

Emir Sanusi Asks Police Wives To Join Fight Against Rape And Drug Abuse.

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Emir Of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has asked  police officers wives to join the fight  against illicit drugs consumption  and rape in the society. The emir made the call when he received the wife of Nigeria’s inspector general of police in his palace ..the call is coming at a time a mobile policeman is accused...

Nigeria Police Refute Claims Of Personnel Protest

2 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria police force has described as incorrect and misleading, the news making the rounds in the media that its personnel in eight state commands of the federation are protesting against the non-payment of august and September salaries. In a press release by the force public Relations Officer Jimoh Moshood, the...

Somali Refugee Arrested In Edmonton Attack

2 years ago /
International News 

A Somali-born refugee has been arrested in connection with attacks in Edmonton, Alberta in which five people were injured. The unnamed 30-year-old man is suspected of stabbing a policeman and injuring four pedestrians on Saturday. The officer was controlling traffic at a Canadian football league game when he was struck by a...

Palestinian Gunman Kills Three Israelis In West Bank

2 years ago /
International News 

Three Israelis have been shot dead by a Palestinian at the entrance to the Jewish settlement of Har Adar in the occupied West Bank, Israeli police say. The gunman, a 37-year-old from a nearby village, was also shot and died later. Israeli Prime Minister,  Benjamin Netanyahu,  blamed the attack on Palestinian incitement. It...

Police Parade Notorious Kidnap Kingpin Evans, Six Gang Members

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police Force has paraded one Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike, a.k.a Evans, who it says is the leader of a notorious kidnap gang behind many abductions that have instilled fear in Nigerians. Onuamadike was paraded on Sunday along with six suspected top members of his gang at the headquarters of the...

Soldiers Hold Borno Deputy Governor To Ransom

2 years ago /
Nation 

Some aggrieved soldiers held Usman Durkwa, deputy governor of Borno state, to ransom at a military checkpoint in Yobe state on Sunday.

Police Chief Orders Investigation Of Officer’s Alleged Facebook Post On Buhari

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered investigation into an alleged statement credited to a police officer, Inusa Biu, on his Facebook account. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that an online publication on HOTGISTNAIJA on April 26, credited a statement to Mr. Biu captioned “Policeman threatens to kill 200...

Paris Shooting: Gunman Was 'Focus Of Anti-Terror' Probe

2 years ago /
International News 

The gunman who shot dead a policeman in Paris on Thursday has been identified from papers left in his car, but French officials are yet to release his name. Local media say the 39-year-old lived in the city's suburbs, and had been seen as a potential Islamist radical. The gunman wounded two...

London Attacker, Khalid Masood Was A Criminal With Militant Links

2 years ago /
International News 

Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat. A British-born Muslim convert, Masood had shown up on the periphery of previous terrorism investigations that brought him to...

German Girl Jailed For IS Attack

2 years ago /
International News 

Safia S, who was 15 at the time, stabbed and seriously wounded a police officer in the neck at the central station in Hanover. Prosecutors described the attack as ordered and supervised by IS. She was convicted of attempted murder and helping a terrorist organisation. Safia S, described as a German Moroccan, was...

Police To Ensure Peace Ahead Of Abia Election

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ahead of the December 21, 2016 local government election, the Abia State Police have put measures in place that would entail signing a peace agreement by the political stakeholders. Police Commissioner, Adeleye Oyebade, during an event held at Aguiyi Ironsi Conference Centre, Umuahia, which brought all the stakeholders in the election...

You Are Not Authorised To Kill, IG Tells SARS

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has warned the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives against torture and extra-judicial killings, saying no policeman in the world had the right or authority to kill crime suspects. Mr. Idris admonished the SARS personnel to always respect the right of every Nigerian, noting that this...

The Nigerian Army And Police released A joint statement On The Clash Between Their Members Over Rice Distribution In Borno

3 years ago /

some police Officers and Army officers exchanged gunshots at the Borno state government House over the distribution of rice meant for some Internally Displaced People in the state, on Thursday. Both security agencies have released a joint statement addressing the matter. The statement reads: In the morning hours of today, Thursday, June...

Man in court for saying ‘President Mugabe is too old to rule’

3 years ago /
International News  Oddities 

A Zimbabwean policeman has appeared in court after calling 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe “too old to rule” and accusing his wife of being a prostitute, local media reported Wednesday. Thompson Joseph Mloyi, 44, did not enter a plea at a magistrate’s court in Harare over remarks he allegedly made at a...