News - Commissioner of Police

Police Deploy Special Squad To Zaki Biam, Benue State

6 hours ago /
Security 

Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed a Special Tactical Force to restore order in Zaki Biam, Benue State. Scores of people were reportedly killed by unidentified gunmen and many were also injured on Monday. A statement issued by Mr Jimoh Moshood, the Force Public Relations Officer, on Tuesday in Abuja,...

New Rivers CP Assures State Of Improved Security

2 days ago /
Nation 

The new Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, CP Ahmed Zaki, has said that although he is not unaware of the political intrigues in the state, his mission is to be professional in the fight against crime and criminality. The CP was speaking when he visited the state governor, Nyesom Wike,...

Police Parade Suspected Killers Of Herdsmen In Southern Kaduna

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Police Command has paraded some suspects that were arrested in connection with last weekend’s killing of three herdsmen at Jemaa Local Government Area of the state. Parading the suspects before journalist on Monday, the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh, said the three suspects attacked the...

Abuja-Kaduna Highway Is Safe, Secure – CP

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Police Command, on Monday, said that the Abuja-Kaduna expressway is safe for commuters. The commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh gave the assurance in a press statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman in Kaduna. Abeh, however, cautioned commuters against using alternate routes at odd...

Buhari Resumes, Sends Letter Of Resumption To NASS

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has signed a letter informing the National Assembly of his resumption of duty from Monday. This is according to Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina, who posted on his Twitter page. Mr. Adesina also added the President is billed to receive a briefing from the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo who...

Ogun Police Arrest Three Armed Robbery Suspects

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested three members of a suspected armed robbery gang disturbing the peace of residents of Ogunmaki in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state. A police press statement issued by the Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated that the suspects were...

Senate C’mtte Orders Evacuation Of Beggars, Hawkers From Abuja

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory has directed security agencies in Abuja to clear the city of beggars, hawkers and commercial sex workers. Briefing journalists at the National Assembly, the Chairman of the committee, Senator Dino Melaye, said the evacuated persons would be taken to a rehabilitation centre in...

Petrol Tanker Fire Destroys Buildings, Properties In Onitsha

1 month ago /
Nation 

A petrol tanker laden with diesel on Wednesday night exploded at Upper New Market Road, by DMGS Roundabout, Onitsha, destroying buildings, vehicles and properties worth millions of naira. Fire fighting men and a large dispatch of security personnel ranging from the Police, Army, Civil Defense, Road Safety and the Red Cross...

Court Chief Accountant Discloses Justice Ademola’s Earnings

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Chief Accountant of the Federal High Court, Abuja, Mr Awoyemi Adisa, has told an FCT High Court that the annual basic salary of Justice Adeniyi Ademola is about 6.3 million Naira, excluding allowances and other emoluments. Mr Adisa, who is testifying as the 13th prosecution witness, told the court that...

Abduction of Isheri Resident: A Wicked Act – Ambode

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has condemned the kidnap of Mr. Dayo Adekoya, calling it a wicked act. The statement released by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Haruna, the governor ordered the police to ensure that the culprits are arrested and the victim rescued. “The state police command must...

Police Arrest 195 Rustlers, Recover 612 Cattle In Niger

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Niger State Police Command has arrested 195 suspects in various areas of the state that have been attacked by kidnappers and herdsmen criminalities. The State Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Mu’azu, while parading the suspects at the Police headquarter in Minna, said that most of them were herdsmen and kidnappers who...

Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Sasawa Town In Yobe State

1 month ago /
Nation 

Suspected members of the Boko Haram terror group have launched attack at a military base in Sasawa town of Yobe state in northeast Nigeria. Sasawa is an agrarian community in Damaturu Local Government Area and is located 27 kilometers north of Damaturu the Yobe state capital. Witnesses told reporters that the terrorists...

IGP Appoints Jimoh Moshood As New Police PRO

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed CSP Jimoh Olohundare Moshood as the substantive Force Public Relations Officer, taking over from Ag. CP. Don N. Awunah who has since been posted as Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State Command. CSP Jimoh Moshood hails from Ilorin in Ilorin South LGA of...

Four Die In Attempted Suicide Attacks

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Borno Police Command on Wednesday confirmed the killing of four persons when three separate suspected suicide bomb attacks were halted by the military in Maiduguri. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Damian Chukwu, said in Maiduguri on Wednesday that that the first attempted suicide attack took place in...

UNIMAID Professor, 4 Others Killed By A Suicide Bomber

2 months ago /
Nation 

A professor and four other persons were killed today when a male suicide bomber detonated a bomb at the Senior Staff Quarters of the University of Maiduguri, (UNIMAID), Borno State. The killed don was identified as Prof. Aliyu Usman Mani, the Director of Veterinary of the University, according to Alhaji Satomi...

Six Police Aides Of Governor Wike Sacked

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police Force has sacked six of its men who violated clear instructions during the 10 December, 2016 legislative rerun elections in Rivers State. In addition, they will be prosecuted for electoral offences The policemen, all aides of Governor Nyesom Wike, were said to have breached rules handed over by...

Obiano Launches Smart Bikes Unit To Improve Anambra Security

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Anambra state Governor, Willie Obiano, has launched a Motor Bikes Security Unit with 50 smart bikes to complement the already existing security operations of other special units in the state. Along with the bikes, a set of fully kitted and well trained Police riders, were presented at the Governor’s Lodge,...

Obasanjo Wants More Support For Police From Community Leaders

3 months ago /
Nation 

A former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has enlisted the support of religious and community leaders for the Nigeria Police Force in the onerous task of securing lives and property of citizens. Mr Obasanjo made the request in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State at the maiden meeting of the Eminent...

Labourers Who Allegedly Killed Farm Owner For Bags Of Rice Arrested

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Kwara State Police Command has arrested and paraded six men for allegedly killing a local rice merchant and mother of four,  Florence Edeh, in Yashikira, Baruten Local Government of Kwara State. Addressing reporters at the police headquarter, the State Commissioner of Police, Olushola Amore, said the late woman had engaged...

Former Gov. Osoba Tasks Media Practitioners To Be Objective

4 months ago /
Nation 

A former Governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has tasked media practitioners in the country to be objective and always consider the national interest in their reportage. He gave the advice in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital at the 2016 World Television Day celebration, organised by the Broadcast Journalists’ Association of...


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