News - Nigerian Police

BBOG Threatens To Sue Police

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Bring Back Our Girls advocacy group has  threatened to sue the Nigerian Police over what it described as a willful breaking of law with impunity.

Police Recovers Stolen Senate Mace

3 days ago /

The Nigeria police says it has recovered the mace stolen by suspected thugs during Senate plenary session on Wednesday 18th April 2018.

Mace Snatching: APC Calls For Omo-Agege’s Prosecution

4 days ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned in totality, Wednesday’s attack on the Senate and the snatching on the Mace of the senate.

Shiites Mount Second Day Of Protest In Abuja

5 days ago /
Nation 

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly known as Shiites, returned to the streets of the nation’s capital , Abuja on Tuesday,  a day after their violent clash with armed Policemen.

Gov, Police Seek Improved Intelligence Gathering

6 days ago /
Security 

The Nigerian police has called for improved information and intelligence gathering between the police force and the general public for pro-active intervention on security issues.

Police Mop Up Over 2,000 Illegal Arms In Imo

6 days ago /
Security 

Following the directive of the Inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris to state police commands to mop up illegal arms in their areas of operation, the Imo state command says over 2,000 arms and ammunition have been recovered.

Police Disperse Protesting Shiite Supporters

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police has again come down hard on the protesting El-Zakzaky group forcing them out of the nation’s Unity Fountain with canisters and dogs on Friday.

FG Alerts On Forgery Of Foreign Academic Certificates

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government says one person has been jailed out of twenty arrested in connection with forgery of academic certificates from foreign institutions between 2015 and 2017.

Police Extends Deadline To Surrender Illegal Arms

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has extended the ultimatum given to members of the public to surrender illegal weapons in their possession by another 21 days till 30th April, 2018. 

Dino Replies Police

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye has denied a statement credited to the police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, that he evaded court invitations and ran out of the country.  

FG To Introduce Whistle Blowing To Curb Chemicals Abuse

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government is to introduce whistle blowing initiatives as a means of curbing the menace of chemicals, explosives, fertilizer abuse and diversion in Nigeria.  

Troops Arrest 12 Herdsmen

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army says troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade presently taking part in the Exercise  AYEM A- KPATUMA have arrested eighteen herdsmen engaged in destructive activities on the farmlands in parts of Benue state. 

FCT Security: Police Smash Robbery Gang, Kill Two

1 month ago /
Nation 

Two robbery suspects were killed in a gun battle between Police and a suspected gang of armed robbers in the early hours of Saturday in the Lugbe area of the Federal Capital Territory.

Senate Pledges More Security For States

1 month ago /
Nation 

Chairman of Nigeria’s Senate ad-hoc committee on Security Infrastructure led by Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has pledged the Senate’s commitment to the protection of lives and property across the country.

Zamfara Governor, Yari Seeks Reform Of Police

1 month ago /
Nation 

Zamfara State Governor, Abdulazeez Yari , wants a comprehensive reform of the Nigerian Police to enable the force effectively address the challenges of incessant killings and other security threats in the country.

Anambra Police Inaugurates 9-Man Task Force On Mop-Up Of Illegal Arms

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Anambra State Police Commissioner, Garba Umar has inaugurated a 9-man task force for the mop up operation of illegal fire arms in the state.

Osinbajo Calls For Creation Of State Police

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's  Vice President,  Professor Yemi Osinbajo,  has called for the creation of state police amid increasing security challenges in the country.The Vice President made the call on Thursday at a National Assembly Security Summit, as he believes this would help tighten security across the nation.According to him, the state policing...

Police Deny Social Media Report On Herdsmen Killings In Lagos, Ogun, Ondo Axis

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Police Force has denied reports circulating in the social media that some herdsmen are attacking and killing travelers within the Lagos-Ogun State Axis.

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

2 months 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.

Irate Youths Protest Death Of Commercial Driver In Benin

2 months ago /
Nation 

There was pandemonium at the Igun axis of third east circular road in the Edo State capital, Benin City on Tuesday as youths protested the killing of a commercial driver  allegedly by Police. The angry youths barricaded  Ikpoba slope and other adjoining roads  causing heavy vehicular and human traffic. According to  eye...


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