News - Police

Peace Corp Wants IGP Idris Jailed For Contempt

10 hours ago /
Security 

The incorporated trustees of the peace corps of Nigeria has asked  the Federal High Court, Abuja to commit the inspector general of Police, Ibrahim Idris to prison for his persistent disobedience of court orders relating to the corps. The corps wants Idris committed for refusing to vacate the corporate headquarters of...

Fake ICPC Official Sentenced To Six Years Imprisonment

1 day ago /
Nation 

An Ilorin Magistrate Court, presided over by Mr J. B Salihu has sentenced one Victor Olawale to six years imprisonment, without the option of fine for impersonating a staff of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). The spokesperson for the Commission, Rasheedat Okoduwa in a statement on Wednesday...

Another 387 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

1 day ago /
Nation 

Two new batches of Nigerians stranded in Libya have returned back home. National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) received the first batch of 245 returnees and the second batch of 142 others at the Cargo Wing of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos at 11:25 p.m. on Tuesday night. The returnees arrived...

Lagos Seals Five Major Transport Companies

1 day ago /
Transport  

The Lagos State Government On Tuesday sealed off the premises of five major commercial transport companies, at Jibowu, on Lagos-Ikorodu Expressway as a follow-up enforcement to the relocation directive  earlier given by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode,  earlier in the year.  The seal off exercise was ordered by the permanent secretary in the...

Labour Vows To Vote Out Non-Performing Governments

2 days ago /
Nation 

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba has advised retirees to obtain their voter cards to enable them vote-out non-pension paying federal and states governments. Wabba who was speaking at the 2017 pensioners day also criticized the decision of the Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai to sack more teachers and...

Controversy Over Kidnap Of Kwara State University Students

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

confusion as rumours about the kidnap of twelve of its students spread across the state. While the school management and police say that only one student was kidnapped and released, a friend of the victim who received a text message from the abducted and released student insisted on twelve. A two hundred...

FCT Police Assures Of Crime Free Yuletide

6 days 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...

Plateau PDP Chairman, Son Kidnapped

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Plateau State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Damishi Sango has been allegedly kidnapped, alongside four others in Jere, along the Kaduna/Abuja expressway. The incident was said to have occured while they were in transit from Jos to Abuja in preparations for the party’s national convention. Sango, who was also a former Minister of...

 

Alleged Murder: Maryam Sanda’s Trial Commences

1 week ago /
Nation 

The trial of Maryam Sanda, the woman who allegedly killed her husband in Abuja has commenced, with the police filing an amended charge against her. The charge has been amended to include three defendants, her mother Maimuna Sanda, her brother Aliyu Sanda and one other person. However, the prosecutor says efforts by...

We Do Not Collect Money From Job Seekers, EFCC Warns Applicants

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has raised an alarm over the activities of fraudsters duping ignorant job seekers warning applicants not to fall victim. The anti-graft agency’s Head of Media, Mr Wilson Uwujaren in a statement on Tuesday warned applicants not to fall victims into the tricks played on...

#EndSARS: SERAP Petitions UN Over ‘Detention’ Of Human Rights Activist By SARS

1 week ago /
Nation 

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to the United Nations over the alleged detention of a human rights defender and a project tracking official at BudgIT Nigeria, Moses Motoni. SERAP in a statement on Wednesday said they petitioned four UN special rapporteurs drawing their attention to...

Police Release Moses Motoni On Bail

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Police have granted bail to a human rights defender and a project tracking official at BudgIT Nigeria, Moses Motoni. A group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) had earlier sent an urgent appeal to the UN in a statement on Wednesday drawing attention to Motoni’s arrest. The Police in reaction released a...

Senate To Investigate Rights Abuses By SARS

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate wants its ad-hoc committee on security to investigate the alleged human rights abuses and extra-judicial killings by the special anti-robbery squad, SARS. This follows a motion raised by senator Isa Misau who called for urgent intervention of lawmakers before the situation gets out of hand. President of the senate,...

House Of Reps Directs NNPC To Pay $1.5bn Royalties Into Consolidated Account

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria government will need to among other things reform its national security architecture particularly the Nigeria police if it hopes to deescalate tension in the polity and strengthen democratic governance for human security. This was part of views expressed at the tenth annual forum of laureates of the national...

Jega On Reforms/Human Security

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria government will need to among other things reform its national security architecture particularly the Nigeria police if it hopes to deescalate tension in the polity and strengthen democratic governance for human security. This was part of views expressed at the tenth annual forum of laureates of the national...

Osinbajo Visits Numan, Commiserates With Attack Victims

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday visited Numan in Adamawa state, over reported clashes between farmers and herdsmen. At least two people were said to have died following the attacks on Monday allegedly carried out by herdsmen. The chairman of neighbouring Numan Local Government Area who confirmed the attack explained that the...

10,000 Google Staff Set To Police YouTube Content

1 week ago /
International News  Nation 

Google is to deploy a staff of 10,000 to hunt down extremist content on its YouTube platform following recent criticism, the video-sharing site’s chief executive told Britain’s Daily Telegraph Tuesday. Susan Wojcicki admitted in the broadsheet that “bad actors” had used the website to “mislead, manipulate, harass or even harm.” British Prime...

Ikpeazu Announces Gradual Withdrawal Of Soldiers From Abia Streets

1 week ago /
Nation 

Abia State Governor,  Okezie Ikpeazu,  says the gradual withdrawal of soldiers from the streets of Abia will commence tomorrow, Friday. The governor made the announcement on Tuesday during a media briefing on the security situation in the state. He said the security situation in the state in the past few days has...

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...

Police, Traders Clash Over Utako Market Re-Modelling

1 week ago /
Nation 

At least ten people have sustained injuries following a violent clash between men of the Nigerian police and traders at Utako ultra modern market in Abuja city. For sometime now, there has been controversy over the remodeling of the Utako ultra modern market to meet acceptable standards. Authorities of the Abuja municipal...


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