News - Commissioner of Police

Anambra Police Rescue Kidnap Victim

15 hours 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...

Workshop On Police Welfare Ends In Abuja

18 hours ago /
Nation  Security 

A two-day training workshop for members of the Nigerian police multi-purpose co-operative society has ended in Abuja, with a pledge to continue to better the welfare of police personnel across the country. The workshop was held in collaboration with the West Africa project and risk management consult. The commissioner of police in-charge...

Lagos Police Boss Edgal Not Demoted

3 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria police force has said it is not aware that acting commissioner of police, Lagos state Police command, Imohimi Edgal, and Ali Jangi have been demoted to deputy commissioners of police. This is in reaction to a letter from the police service commission, PSC addressed to the inspector general of...

Osun Police Boss Warns Against “Get-Rich-Quick” Attitude

4 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Osun state commissioner of Police, Olafimihan Adeoye has advised Nigerians to avoid engaging themselves in any means of getting rich quickly as so many people have fallen victims of fraudsters who often lure innocent citizens into their net.  The commissioner of police gave the piece of advice while parading...

Operation Python Dance II: Army Arrest 42 Suspects For Armed Robbery, Cultism

5 days ago /
Nation 

Few weeks after the launch of the military exercise code-named Operation Python Dance II in the South Eastern part of the country, the military has announced the arrest of 42 suspected criminals in Imo State. The suspects were said to have been arrested for various crime ranging from armed robbery to...

Charly Boy Demands N500m For Rights Violation

1 week ago /
Nation 

Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly-Boy or Area-Fada, on Wednesday filed a suit at the FCT High Court, Maitama, against the Commissioner of Police in FCT for alleged violation of his rights. Oputa is demanding the enforcement of his fundamental rights pursuant to Sections 34, 39, and 40 and 46 (1)...

Another Boko Haram Member Arrested In Ondo

1 week ago /
Security 

The Ondo state command of the Nigerian police has paraded one Mohammed Bashir, who confessed to being a member of the boko haram sect, following his arrest at the weekend  the suspect was paraded at the command headquarters in Akure on Tuesday. The state commissioner of police, Gbenga Adeyanju said Bashir was...

Gunmen Kidnap Assistant Police Commissioner, Others In Kaduna

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

An Assistant Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Adeniyi, has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen along the Birnin-Gwari-Funtua Road. The Assistant Police Commissioner, who is serving in Gusau, Zamfara State capital, was said to have been abducted on Wednesday in Kaduna State. A close relation of the ACP, who confirmed the incident to reporters, said...

Olubadan Palace Attack: No Arrest Yet, Investigation Ongoing – Police

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude, has said no arrests have been made in the shooting that took place at the Olubadan’s palace on Monday. Speaking to newsmen in his office at the Command Headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan, the Commissioner called on members of the public with useful information to...

Security: Lagos Govt Inaugurates DNA Forensic Centre

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday inaugurated “the first state-owned DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa”. Governor Ambode expects the facility to go a long way in resolving all forms of crimes, paternity issues, and others through technology which is the modern trend across the world. He said the...

Ambode Donates 120 Generators To Lagos Police

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Government on Monday donated120 power generating sets to the state police command for its 107 divisions and 13 areas commands to enhance security operations. Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode was represented at the event by Mr Oye Hassan-Odukale, Chairman, Lagos Sate Security Trust Fund (LSSTF). The governor said at the presentation...

Policemen Arrested In Lagos For Corruption

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Ag.CP Edgal Imohimi, on Thursday said that the command had arrested nine policemen, one traffic warden and two others over alleged corruption. Imohimi told newsmen that the arrest was a follow up to his warning to officers and men of his command to guide...

Suspected IPOB Members To Face Murder Charges – Abia CP

4 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The new Police Commissioner in Abia state, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said that suspected members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), recently arrested, will be prosecuted for murder, arson and other related crimes. Ogbizi disclosed this during a press briefing and parade of seven suspected members of IPOB at Ariaria police...

Abia Police Command Arrests Seven Over Burning Of Ariaria Police Station, Aba

4 weeks ago /
Security 

The Abia state Police command has arrested seven members of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, allegedly involved in the burning of the Ariaria police station, aba.  Briefing the press shortly after inspecting the station, the commissioner of police, Anthony Ogbizi said one of the police officers injured during the incident,...

New Police Commissioner Resumes In Abia

1 month ago /
Security 

As renewed tension continues to mount in Abia state, a new commissioner of police, Anthony Ogbizi has taken over the state police command. Speaking shortly after taking over the mantle of leadership, the new commissioner, Ogbizi warned the people of the state to desist from any action capable of causing breakdown...

Imo Police Parades Suspected Criminals

1 month ago /
Security 

Four days after the Imo state police command paraded suspected killers of a catholic rev father, again paraded a notorious armed robbery, kidnap, and murder suspects with four hundred rounds of chained GPMG life ammunition The commissioner of police Chris Ezike while parading the suspects narrates their involvement in the crime  The commissioner of police also...

Military/IPOB Clash In Umuahia

1 month ago /
Security 

Normalcy has returned to Afaraukwu, Ibeku and  Umuahia, in Abia state, after Sunday’s  clash between  members of the indigenous  people of BIAFRA, IPOB and security agents. Speaking to journalists, the state police commissioner, Leye Oyebade debunked claims that three lives were lost during the encounter. The commissioner of police while saying that...

Kwankwaso’s Supporters Protest Police Handling Of Crisis With Ganduje’s Supporters

1 month ago /
Nation 

Supporters of former Governor Of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso have petitioned the Kano state commissioner of Police Rabiu Yusuf. The group, popularly known as Kwankwasiya led by former secretary to government of Kano state, Rabiu Bichi is alleging that the state police command is not fair in its handling of the...

Ondo Gets New CP, Assures Of Effective Policing

1 month ago /
Nation 

The new Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, Gbenga Adeyanju has assured residents of the state of safety and security of their lives and property in the “ember” months and beyond. The CP made this disclosure during the handing over by the outgoing CP, Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison at the command headquarters in...

Ondo Security: New Police Commissioner Resumes

1 month ago /
Nation 

The commissioner of police in charge of Ondo state command, Gbenga Adeyanju, has this Tuesday officially assumed duty, with a promise of new strategies to curb crimes in the state. The change of baton followed the promotion of Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison to the rank of an assistant inspector-general of police (AIG), after...


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