News - Commissioner of Police

Quit Notice: Our Lives Are In God’s Hands, We Are Not Leaving North – Eze Sylvanus Aneke

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Eze-Igbo in Kaduna State, Igwe Sylvanus Aneke has said that his life and that of other Igbos in North are in the hand of God. He insisted that Igbos in Kaduna were not planning to vacate on the instruction of coalition of Arewa youths. Igwe Aneke said Northern youths were too...

Police Sack Four Officers, Reinstates 14

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of one Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and three Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) over cases of indiscipline. This was made known in a statement signed on Wednesday by the Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani. Also according to the statement, one ASP...

Police Bust Kidnap Gangs In Benue

1 week ago /
Nation 

Police have busted two kidnap syndicates in Makurdi and Katsina-Ala Local Government Areas of Benue State, allegedly led by a female associate of wanted militia leader, Terwase Akwaza, alias Ghana. The suspects were paraded by the Commissioner of Police, Mr Bashir Makama at the State Police Command Headquarters in Makurdi, the...

Nasarawa Police Gives Thirty-Day Ultimatum To All Persons In Possession Of Illegal Fire Arms

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

Nasarawa state police command in collaboration with the state government has given a thirty-day ultimatum to all persons in possession of illegal fire arms in the state to surrender them to the police or risk arrest and prosecution. The state commissioner of police, Abubakar Bello said this while parading twenty-five suspects...

Edo PPP Law Committee Not Constituted To Harass Citizens, Says Arase

1 week ago /
Nation 

Former Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, said the Edo State Government has not inaugurated the Private Property Protection (PPP) Law Committee to harass or intimidate citizens. Mr Arase, who is the Chairman of the 12-man committee, explained that the committee was inaugurated to join forces with the judiciary and relevant...

Police Parade Notorious Kidnap Kingpin Evans, Six Gang Members

2 weeks 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...

Those Responsible For Iwo Robbery Won’t Escape Justice, Says Aregbesola

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has said those responsible for the robbery in Iwo, Osun on Tuesday (June 7) will not escape justice. Aregbesola stated this in reaction to the dastardly robbery attack on some banks that took place in Iwo on Tuesday, which left four casualties in its wake. The...

Biafra: Police Warns Against Unlawful Activities During Sit-At-Home Order By IPOB

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria Police, Enugu and Anambra State Commands have warned pro-Biafra agitators against unlawful activities following the May 30 sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The state commands gave this warning in separate statements issued on Monday, 29th of May, 2017. According to the Daily Post, Anambra state Commissioner...

Adeleke’s Death: Coroner Summons Commissioner Of Police

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Coroner overseeing the inquest into the death of the first executive governor of Osun State, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, has threatened to issue a bench warrant on the Commissioner of Police in the state and other police officers. The coroner, Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara, said he would issue the warrant if they...

Adeleke’s Family Shuns Coroner Inquest

1 month ago /
Nation 

The family of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke has shunned the Coroner inquest into his death, backing its resolve not to be involved in the process with action. Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, had on May 3 ordered the inquest amid controversy over the Senator’s sudden death. The Coroner’s inquest headed by...

DPO Arrested For Killing Fashion Designer

1 month ago /
Security 

The Lagos State Police Command wednesday detained the Divisional Officer (DPO) of Ijeshatedo, Mohammed Yakubu, for allegedly killing a fashion designer, Jamiu Ayoade. Yakubu was detained after the state government commenced an investigation into the incident that occurred last Sunday night. This is just as residents alleged that Ayoade was the third...

Police Clamp Down On Rustlers, Others In Nasarawa

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State Police Command has signed a new partnership with some stakeholders in the state, aimed at ridding the state of criminals. The Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Bello, who disclosed this to reporters said a special operation launched by the Command has led to the arrest of 40 suspects apprehended...

Civilian JTF Foils Attack By Three Suicide Bombers

2 months ago /
Nation 

Three female suicide bombers have been intercepted by members of the Civilian Joint Task Force. They had attempted to enter Mamanti village, Jere Local Government Area, around 5:00 am on Monday. One of the bombers, however, detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to her body killing herself, while the other two...

Imo Police Seek Traditional Rulers’ Support To Fight Crime

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Imo State Police Command have appealed to traditional rulers in the state to support the community policing strategies adopted by the Nigeria Police Force. The new Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, made the call at a meeting with the Chairman of the Council of Traditional Rulers in Imo State, south-East...

Nigerian Police Warns Officers Against Indiscipline

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police has said it would not condone any act of corruption and indiscipline from officers and men, that would dent the image of the force. The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Finance and Administration, Shuaibu Lawal Gambo, gave the warning when he paid a visit to the Nasarawa State...

Melaye Accuses Council Chairman Of Assassination Attempt

2 months ago /

The lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has cried out over an alleged assassination attempt on his life by gunmen at his residence in Aiyetoro-Gbede Ijumu Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. Speaking to reporters, Senator Melaye accused the Administrator of Aiyetoro-Gbede Ijumu LGA, Honourable Taofiq Isa, of...

FG Urges Nigerians To Take Livestock As A Business

2 months ago /

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture has charged Nigerians to take livestock as a business, rather than considering it as a tradition. Mr Ahmed Salihu Ahmed of the Department of Animal Husbandry Service of the Ministry, gave the charge in Lokoja, the Kogi state capital. He said the Federal Government has set machinery...

Police Arrest Three Suspected Army Impostor In Imo State

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Imo State Police Command has arrested three suspects, Kingsley Inyang, Edet Okon and Victor Akpan all from Akwa Ibom state for impersonation and claiming to be army officials, while extorting huge amount of money from unsuspected applicants who wish to join the Nigerian Army. While parading the suspects at the...

Police, Army On The Trail Of Ikorodu Militants - Fatai Owoseni

2 months ago /
Security 

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, said the command was working with sister security agencies to arrest the suspected militants that killed four policemen, an army captain and a civilian today.    Owoseni said this today while responding to the killings by the militants in Isawo area of...

Melaye’s certificate: CSNAC petitions SFU, alleges fraud, forgery

2 months ago /
Education 

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption has urged the Commissioner of Police, Special Fraud Unit to commence investigation into an alleged forgery and fraud in the scandal relating to Senator Dino Melaye’s graduation from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. In a petition forwarded to the SFU with a copy made available...


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