News - Police

Police Arrest Three Over Zamfara Killings

14 hours ago /
Security 

The police has announced the arrest of three principal suspects in the recent killings in Zamfara state, north west Nigeria.

Zamfara Killings: Police Say Situation Under Control

16 hours ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Police say the situation in Zurmi Local Government of Zamfara State is under control after an attack earlier in the week that left scores of people dead. A statement released on Sunday by Police Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, said Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, paid an operational visit to...

Kwara Police Parades 25 For Kidnapping & Armed Robbery

2 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

4 days 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...

Fayose Condemns Killings, Vows To Strengthen Anti-Grazing Law

4 days ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday condemned the killing of a farmer in the state by armed men suspected to be herdsmen.The Governor said the Anti-open Grazing Law in the state will be reviewed and strengthened to checkmate further attacks and invasion by herdsmen.He advised the residents affected by...

Israel PM, Netanyahu Accused Of Bribery

5 days ago /
International News 

Israel's Prime Minister,  Benjamin Netanyahu, has hit back after Police said he should be charged over alleged bribery cases. He called the allegations baseless saying he is certain the truth would be revealed. Despite criticism from a key member of his coalition, Netanyahu is insisting that his government is stable A Police statement said...

South Africa Police Raid Home Of The Gupta

5 days ago /
International News  Nation 

South Africa’s elite Police unit have raided the home of the controversial Gupta family as the investigation continue into the  so-called state capture . Three arrests have been made, including one of the Gupta brothers. Police say two other people are expected to hand themselves in. The Gupta family has been accused of...

Borno Police Commend DPO For Bravery

6 days 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...

I'll Continue To Criticise Buhari -Dino Melaye

6 days ago /
Nation 

Senator Dino Melaye Representing Kogi West Senatorial District has said he wouldwill not stop criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari and speaking the truth about bad governance under his own party the all progressives congress {APC}.

Borno Govt. Refutes Release Of Abducted Police Wives

6 days 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...

President Buhari Assures Security Agencies Of His Administration's Support

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured security agencies in the country of his administration's support to enable them effectively tackle the spate of insecurity in the country. 

INTERPOL Wants Nigeria Join In Global Fight Against Crime

6 days ago /
International News 

 The Secretary General of the International  Police Organisation (INTERPOL),  Jurgen Stock, says Nigeria needs to be a part of a globally integrated fight against crime. The INTERPOL Chief made the call in Abuja during a courtesy visit to Nigeria’s Interior Minister, Abdulrahman Dambazau. Stock acknowledged the existence of a global network of...

Nigerian Governors Back State Police

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigerian Governors' Forum has thrown its weight behind calls for the decentralisation of police in the country. Chairman of the Governors' Forum, Abdulaziz Yari, disclosed this at the end of a 2-day summit on National Security. The Governor of Zamfara State said the Governors' Forum had endorsed the idea of State Police...

Kano LG Election: A Post Script

1 week ago /
Politics 

The February 10 Local Government Councils Election in Kano State has been won and lost with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) winning all the 44 chairmanship and 484 councillorship positions. In this special report, a chronology of events preceding the election, is X-rayed to derive lessons for the impending 2019...

UPDATED: Buhari Holds Meeting With Security Chiefs

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President,  Muhammadu Buhari, is presiding over an expanded security meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo , all the service chiefs, Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris,  National Intelligence Agency DG, Ahmed Abujakar, Department of State Services DG, Lawal Musa Daura,  Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama,...

Boko Haram Releases UNIMAID Lecturers, 10 Women

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Department of State Services (DSS), has briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on the release, through negotiations, of three University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Magumeri, Borno State. Also released from the Boko Haram terrorists are 10 women kidnapped in a raid by the group on a...

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.

 

Niger State Sets Aside 44,000 Hectares For Grazing Reserves

1 week ago /
Nation 

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello has commended the initiatives and efforts of the federal government and all the security agencies at curtailing various security challenges in the country.

 

Kassim Afegbua Alleges Threat To Life

1 week ago /
Security 

Kassim Afegbua , spokesman of  former military president, Ibrahim Babangida  who was interrogated for two hours on Friday by operatives of the department of state services, DSS says his life is threatened.

 

Governor Dickson Decries Politicisation Of Crime

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson says with the support of all security agencies; his administration will soon launch a crackdown on those sponsoring criminal activities under the guise of politics in the state. 


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