• Nigeria Police, one of the best in the world – Osinbajo

    Nigeria Police, one of the best in the world – Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said that the Nigeria Police Force is among the best globally.

    He made the remark while laying the foundation for the construction of the Crime and Incident Data Base Centre at the Force Headquarters in Abuja.

    According to him, the Nigerian Police personnel, from many instances worldwide, are better trained and equipped than their counterparts in other countries. But he promised that the government will continue to support it achieve more successes, nationally and globally.

    He said: […]

  • Why we sealed PDP national headquarters in Abuja – Nigeria Police

    Why we sealed PDP national headquarters in Abuja – Nigeria Police

    The Nigeria Police has explained why it sealed the the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, national office in Abuja.

    Force spokesperson, Bisi Kolawole, in a statement yesterday said intelligence at the disposal of the Force leadership indicated that some aggrieved factional leaders and members of the party had perfected plans to engage thugs from across the country to join them in threatening public peace and security in Abuja.

    This, she said, was sequel to the on-going intra-party leadership crisis in the party and […]

  • Sergeant allegedly rapes a 9year old girl in Edo

    Sergeant allegedly rapes a 9year old girl in Edo

    According to Report, Officers of Edo State Police Command are investigating a sergeant, Umoru Babalola, who allegedly raped a nine-old-girl (names withheld).

    It was learned that Edo State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, ordered the arrest of the sergeant, following a report from the girl’s mother that the policeman, who was her neighbour, allegedly lured her daughter, a primary four pupil, and raped her in his apartment.

    She said: “I came home and was told that Sergeant Umoru sent my daughter to […]

  • Nigeria Police can prosecute all offences, says Court

    Nigeria Police can prosecute all offences, says Court

    It was gathered that the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division held today that the Nigeria Police Force can prosecute all offences, including those under the National Security and Civil Defence Corps Act, 2007.

    In a statement issued by Emmanuel Ojukwu, Nigeria Police Force spokesperson, the ruling was delivered sequel to an appeal in Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN) VS Daniel Abuh, where the Federal High Court, held that the Nigeria Police Force lacks the vires to prosecute cases of pipelines vandalism […]

  • Nigeria Police council confirms Arase’s appointment as IG

    Nigeria Police council confirms Arase’s appointment as IG

    It was gathered that the Police Council presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Mr. Solomon Arase, as the substantive Inspector-General of Police.
    Jonathan had earlier appointed Arase in acting capacity when he relieved his predecessor, Suleiman Aba, of his appointment.
    The Police Council consists of the President, Vice Presidents, all state governors and the Chairman of the Police Service Commission among

  • We have adequate Police Force units to assure hitch-free Elections – Kokumo

    We have adequate Police Force units to assure hitch-free Elections – Kokumo

     

    The State Deputy Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, speaking after the State Security Council Meeting presided over by Governor Babatunde Fashola, have assured residents of the readiness of the Command to work in collaboration with other security agencies to ensure hitch-free elections this month and next month.

    Reacting to the incident that happened in Oshodi two weeks ago, Kokumo said security had since been beefed up in the area with Armoured Personnel Carriers deployed to strategic locations adding […]

  • Nigerian police threaten to embark on strike on election day

    Nigerian police threaten to embark on strike on election day

     

    Report revealed that, thousands of policemen who are being owed promotion arrears have said they would embark on strike on March 28, 2015 when the Presidential election would hold, to press home their demand and convince the police authorities that they were serious about their threat to down-tool.

    The police personnel said over 100 colleagues retired in 2014 without being paid their promotion arrears and other benefits, adding that the payment had been pending for over two years.

    The men who spoke […]

  • M.C Oluomo to be declared wanted if refuses to surrender himself to the Police by friday

    M.C Oluomo to be declared wanted if refuses to surrender himself to the Police by friday

     

    Musiliu Akinsanya, a.k.a MC Oluomo, the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, chieftain in Oshodi, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, has snubbed the police after he was asked to report himself to the law enforcement agency following last week’s mayhem in Oshodi which left some people dead.

    Oluomo failed to surrender himself to the nearest police station as directed by the Lagos Commissioner of Police, Kayode Aderanti, last Thursday.

    The Police Commissioner had threatened to declare Oluomo wanted if he failed to surrender […]

  • Nigerian Police tightens security in FCT following Tuesday blast in Yobe and Kano

    Nigerian Police tightens security in FCT following Tuesday blast in Yobe and Kano

     

    Report gathered that, the police and other security agencies have stepped up security in the Federal Capital Territory following Tuesday bomb blasts in Kano and Yobe States which claimed over 37 lives.

    Findings indicated that the security agencies had raised the security alert for the FCT to prevent a similar incident in the city.

    Report revealed that, more covert intelligence officers have been deployed in strategic parts of the FCT, including motor parks, shopping malls, markets and other public places to frustrate […]