News - Commissioner of Police

Cross River Police Commissioner Charges Senior Officers On Yuletide Security

12 hours ago /
Security 

The Cross River state police command has assured visitors and citizens to the state of a secure and safe environment during the yuletide season. To this end, senior officers who command strategic posts and blackspots have been charged to redouble their efforts by providing needed direction to their subordinates. Commissioner of Police,...

FCT Police Assures Of Crime Free Yuletide

1 week ago /
Nation 

The FCT command of the Nigerian police says it is committed and determined to stamp out cultism and other criminal activities from the nation’s capital. Commissioner Of Police, Sadiq Abubakar Bello gave this assurance at a security summit organized to address various security concerns in the territory including the reported planned...

IGP Orders Immediate Reorganisation Of SARS Nationwide

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Police Force in reaction to the recent trends in social media with calls for scrapping SARS #ENDSARS the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has ordered the reorganisation of the squad across the country. The IGP in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood has directed immediate...

BREAKING: Over 20 Killed In Fresh Adamawa Fulani/Farmers Clash

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

About 20 people were feared killed and several others injured following a clash between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The attack was said to have occurred on Monday night as a result of the killing of a farmer by suspected Fulani herdsmen resulting in a...

Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers, Murders Of British Missionaries

1 month ago /
Nation 

Five suspects have been arrested in connection with the kidnap of four British citizens at Enakorogha in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta state by a gang of suspected armed militants/kidnappers allegedly led by Karowei Mgho. According to the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Zanna Ibrahim, during a press briefing at...

Anambra Election: REC Says INEC Needs N1billion

1 month ago /
Nation 

Anambra state resident electoral commissioner, Nkwachukwu Orji says around one billion naira is needed to conduct hitch free elections in Anambra state. The commissioner said this during the situation room dialogue session with the independent national electoral commission and the Nigeria police on the November 18 election. He said the cost of...

Cross River Herdsmen/Farmer Clash: Government Considers Open-Grazing Control Law

1 month ago /
Nation 

Following the clashes between the Fulani Herdsmen and farmers, which led to killing of one person, the cross river state government is considering enacting an open grazing law that will regulate the activities of herdsmen. Rising from a security council meeting where the issues were discussed on Monday, Governor Ben Ayade...

Police Arrest Two Herdsmen Over Alleged Kidnap, Murder

1 month ago /
Nation 

Two herdsmen suspected to be kidnappers and cattle rustlers have been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Monday said the suspects were arrested in connection with the kidnap and killing of another herdsman at Obada Oko area of the...

Ondo Assembly Summons Police Commissioner Over Ifon Robbery

1 month ago /
Nation 

Ondo State House of Assembly has summoned the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Olugbenga Adeyanju, and the Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to appear before it. The security chiefs were summoned by the lawmakers on Wednesday over the arrest and detention of a suspect said to be involved in...

Ogun Police Rescues Abducted Chinese

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State Police Command says it has rescued a kidnapped Chinese, Lee Xian Qiang from his abductors. Quiang was sad to have been kidnapped by six armed men at Ogere area along Lagos- Ibadan expressway on his way to Abeokuta from Kogi State. The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola...

Borno Police Arrest Gang Of Car Thieves

1 month ago /
Security 

4 members of a 5-man gang, who specialise in the theft of motor vehicles in Maiduguri and other states of the country, have been arrested by the Borno state police command. The arrests were made by the special anti-robbery operatives, SARS in Maiduguri and Damaturu, the Yobe state capital.   The arrests were...

Lagos CP Sets UP Committee To Tackle Crime In Tourism Sector

1 month ago /
Nation 

As part of the measures aimed at tackling of crime in Lagos State, the Acting Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Imohimi Edgal, has set up a 10-man Committee. It is expected that the committee will come up with a strategy that will be used to end drug peddling and prevent bandits...

Police Invite Omisore Over Alleged Attack On Late Adeleke

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Police have invited a former deputy governor of Osun State, Iyiola Omisore, over an alleged attack on the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke in the build up to the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party in 2014. The late senator, who was a governorship candidate of the PDP shortly...

Southeast Governors Urge FG To Fix Federal Roads, Airport In the Region

1 month ago /
Nation 

Governors of the South-East have called on the Federal Government to urgently fix the Federal roads and the Akanu Abia International Airport in Enugu State. Speaking during a meeting with the members of the National Assembly from the region at the Enugu Government House, Chairman of the forum, Governor Dave Umahi of...

Calabar Police/Navy Clash: Government Hands Over N2m Compensation To Families

1 month ago /
Nation 

In fulfillment of the promise made when he visited the scene of the clash between the Nigerian Navy and Police in may this year, Cross River state Governor Ben Ayade  has handed over two million naira cash to be shared for the  three affected families during the fracas. Cross-river state commissioner...

Obaseki Receives New Police Commissioner, Assures Of New Security Architecture

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday received the new commissioner of police of the state command, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, at the government house in Benin city, with an assurance that he would work with the new police boss to enforce a new security architecture in the state. Obaseki...

Death Toll In Borno/Muna Suicide Bombings Rise To 18

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

18 persons have been killed in multiple suicide bomb attacks at Muna garage area, on the Maiduguri-Gamboru Ngala Road, in Maiduguri. 16 others got injured in the attack which occurred slightly after 8pm on Sunday, involving 3 explosions. Commissioner of Police Damian Chukwu told journalists after a visit to the scene that,...

Ondo Police Stress On The Need For Improved Standard Of Education

1 month ago /
Education 

The need for Nigeria to improve standard of education in the country, towards solving the country's challenges, like corruption and bad leadership, has been stressed.  Participants at a workshop organized by the police education unit in Akure, Ondo state capital, stressed that the time to revamp Nigeria’s education sector is now,...

Nigeria/Cameroon Boundary Crisis: Governor Ayade, CP Appeal For Calm In Danare

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor Senator Ben Ayade has called for peaceful co-existence among the people of Danare 2 in Boki Local Government area of the state and their Cameroonian counterparts over the continuous boundary crisis in the community. Ayade who was represented by the state security adviser, Jude Ngaji during...

Anambra Police Rescue Kidnap Victim

2 months ago /
Security 

The police command in Anambra state has rescued one Nnamdi Ibru who was kidnapped by four armed hoodlums on wednesday at a fuel station in Obosi, Idemili North council area of the state   The state commissioner of police, Garba Umar disclosed this while speaking to newsmen at the command headquarters where...


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