News - Commissioner of Police

Police Clamp Down On Rustlers, Others In Nasarawa

21 hours 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

1 day 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

1 day 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

5 days 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

6 days 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

1 week 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

1 week 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 weeks 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 weeks 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...

Okowa Challenges Immigration On Accurate Data Of Expatriates

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has challenged the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to provide accurate data of expatriates to check loss of revenue. The governor made the call when the Comptroller Immigration Services, Delta state Command, Mr. Baba Ali Zakari led officials of the agency to pay him a courtesy...

Ile-Ife Crisis: Aregbesola Inaugurates Commission Of Enquiry

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has set up a five-man commission of enquiry to unravel the remote and immediate causes of the bloody crisis that ravaged the ancient city of Ile-ife on March 8, 2017. The Commission was given four weeks to complete its job and members include: Justice M.A...

Police Arrest Man For Alleged Murder Of Septuagenarian

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested 22 year old Adeoye Ikugbayigbe for beheading a 72 year old woman, Funmilayo Shada. The  Force’ Public Relations Officer, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the arrest followed a report by the son of the deceased who narrated the incident at the Abigi Divisional...

Police Deploy Special Squad To Zaki Biam, Benue State

1 month 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

1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month 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

1 month 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

2 months 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

2 months 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...


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