News - Commissioner of Police

50 Yobe School Girls Rescued, More Missing

2 hours ago /
Nation  Security 

Security agencies and officials of the Yobe state government are intensifying efforts to find the remaining missing students of Girls Science Technical College Dapchi, in Yobe state, North East, Nigeria.

Boko Haram Abducts Three Persons, Raid Girls’ School In Yobe

2 days ago /
Nation 

Boko Haram terrorists on Monday abducted three persons and attacked a girls’ secondary school in Yobe State, carting away food items.The Commissioner of Police in Yobe State, Mr Sumonu Abdulmaliki, said the terrorists abducted all three persons around Geidam Local Government Area after carrying out the attack on Dapchi village...

Kwara Police Parades 25 For Kidnapping & Armed Robbery

5 days 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...

Alleged N10 Million Bribe: Group Issues 48hrs Ultimatum To IGP

1 week ago /
Nation 

The National Council of Women Society (NCWS) has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, asking him to make public the outcome of the investigation into an alleged N10 million bribe case involving the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Ayilara Olukayode.Olukayode, who is the...

Borno Police Commend DPO For Bravery

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Police in Borno State have given a pat on the back to the Divisional Police Officer, DPO in-charge of Nganzai Local Government Area, for showing bravery and dedication to duty.  The DPO’s feat was exposed at the monthly press briefing, by the Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, in Maiduguri.  Commissioner of Police...

Borno Govt. Refutes Release Of Abducted Police Wives

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Police in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, have refuted claims in a section of the media that 10 wives of Police officers were among the recent release of some abducted persons that included University of Maiduguri staff, by insurgents. The Police made the clarification at its headquarters in Maiduguri on...

Abia Police Nab Notorious Child Trafficker

1 week 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 Killed In Fresh Attack On Benue Community

1 week ago /
Nation 

Three persons have been confirmed killed while many others are still missing following Thursday night attack on Tsokwa village in Anyii, Logo Local Government Area of Benue State by some armed men. The Chairman of Logo Local Government, Nyajo Richard, told reporters on Friday morning that the attackers suspected to be...

IGP Orders Probe Of ACP Ayilara Over Alleged N10m Bribe

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has summoned an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Ayilara Olukayode to Abuja for questioning, over allegations of a N10 million bribe on his authority.The summon follows a protest by a coalition of civil society organisations in Benue state over the bribery allegations.They...

House Of Reps Passes Vote Of No Confidence On IGP Ibrahim Idris, Demand His Sack

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a vote of no confidence on the inspector general of Police Ibrahim Idris with a resolution that president Muhammadu Buhari should replace the IGP with a better professional police officer.

Six Arrested Over Herdsmen Attack In Song LGA, Adamawa State

2 weeks ago /
Security 

Adamawa state commissioner of Police Abdullahi Ibrahim Yerima has confirmed the arrest of six person in connection with the herdsmen attack on Dumne in song local government area of Adamawa state.

Ogun Community Cries Out Over Reported Herdsmen Invasion

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Residents of Ketu Local Council Development Authority are calling on the Ogun State Government and all security agencies in the state to come to their aid in the face of an alleged incessant invasion and attacks by herdsmen on their communities. In a press statement issued under the aegis of Ketu...

Ogun Police Arrest Man Found With Human Skull

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old man who was caught with a human skull around the Asese area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, told journalists on Friday that the suspect was  arrested at about 12:00 pm on the same day, by operatives...

Police Starts Crackdown On Vehicles With Tinted Glasses In Kaduna

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Police Command has declared a massive clampdown on all users of unapproved tinted glass cars on the roads. The state commissioner of Police, Austin Iwar, who gave the hint on Wednesday when he paraded 38 armed robberies and kidnap suspects, said the move has become important following...

Imo Police Moves To Avert Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes

3 weeks ago /
Security 

As part of efforts to ensure that Imo state is free from  bloody clashes between herdsmen and farmers, the commissioner of Police Chris Ezike has convened a  meeting of stakeholders.

Police Community Relations Committee Seeks Better Funding For The Police

3 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian government has again been told to adequately fund the Nigeria police force to enable it fight crimes and criminality in the country.

Armed Robbers Kill UNIBEN Lecturer

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Some suspected robbers on Wednesday killed a lecturer at the University of Benin, Dr. Godwin Omofonwa, when they attacked his home at the Ugbowo area of Benin City, the Edo State capital. The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Kokuko,  who confirmed the incident during a press conference at his...

Lagos Bans NURTW Activities

4 weeks ago /
Transport  

Following the crisis rocking the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Lagos Island Chapter, the State Government on Tuesday ordered the immediate suspension of all union activities on the Island indefinitely.

Police Arrests Suspected Cultist

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State Police Command says it has made a breakthrough in its fight against crime and criminality with the arrest of one of the most wanted cultists in the state, Micheal Agbeyangi a.k.a Alhaji Godonu. State Police Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Monday,  said the suspect was arrested at about 7:30 pm...

BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Two Police Officers In Bayelsa

1 month ago /
Nation 

Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates have on Monday attacked Ogbia Marine Police Division in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Two police officers were shot dead during the attack which lasted for over three hours. It was reported that the gunmen also carted away with two 200 Horse Power engines...


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