• Lagos state police parade arrested ‘yahoo boys’

    Lagos state police parade arrested ‘yahoo boys’

    Lagos State Police Command have paraded three suspected internet fraudsters, popularly called ‘yahoo boys’, who allegedly specialise  in duping property dealers in different parts of the state.

    Lagos State Police command spokesperson, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed this in a statement on Monday.

    The statement said  that the suspects were arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS).

    Those arrested, according to the statement, included a 28-year-old, a 27-year-old and a 33-year-old.

    The statement  said that they were picked up last Wednesday in Akwa, […]

  • Police arrest suspected killer of Dangote Senior Strategist

    Police arrest suspected killer of Dangote Senior Strategist

    The IGP Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested three of the kidnappers that murdered ransom transporter and a senior strategist with Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Gurama.

    According to a press release signed by police spokesman, Don Awunah, the IRT, armed with credible intelligence, between November 27, 2016 and December 3, 2016 arrested three of the kidnappers: Abubakar Gide 24, Abdullahi Salihu 22, and Babuga Adamu 25 in Ijebu Igbo – Ogun state, Epe Forest – Lagos State and Ajase Ipo Forest […]

  • Police in Ekiti rescue three kidnap victims without paying any ransom

    Police in Ekiti rescue three kidnap victims without paying any ransom

    Policemen from the Ekiti State Police Command have rescued three persons abducted at different locations of the state.

    The identities of the kidnap victims are Lola Akintunwa (F), Soji Jegede (M) and Adeyomoye (F).

    This was contained in a statement signed by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Alberto Adeyemi made available to newsmen in Ado Ekiti, the state capital yesterday.

    Adeyemi said Akintunwa and Jegede, a driver were kidnapped along Igbara Odo-Ogotun Ekiti road on November 30 around 7.15 pm were […]

  • Police arrests 4 suspect over attempt to distort residence of Ex -Governor, Isa Yuguda

    Police arrests 4 suspect over attempt to distort residence of Ex -Governor, Isa Yuguda

    The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested four criminal conspiracy, inciting disturbance, thuggery and mischief.

    According to a statement issued Thursday, December 1, by Acting Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, on November 24th, at about 20:45 hrs, intelligence report at the disposal of Bauchi State Police Command revealed plan by some miscreants to attack and vandalize the residence of former Bauchi State Governor, His Excellency MAL Isa Yuguda (Matawallen Bauchi) along Sir Kashim Ibrahim way Bauchi, shortly after he arrived […]

  • Rivers police challenge Wike to release video evidence of plot to rig rerun

    Rivers police challenge Wike to release video evidence of plot to rig rerun

    The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in Rivers state, Nnamdi Omoni has challenged the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike to release the video which he says contains evidence of the police plots to rig the forthcoming rerun legislative elections in parts of the state.

    Wike had during his outing at Abonnema in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area brandished a compact disc which he said was audio-visual footage of alleged plot to rig the rerun.

    He also accused the Commissioner of Police, Francis Odesanya of […]

  • Alleged Suicide: Enugu Police begin investigation of late UNN student

    Alleged Suicide: Enugu Police begin investigation of late UNN student

    The Enugu state command of the Nigeria Police has commenced full scale investigations into an alleged suicide involving a victim identified as Tobechukwu Okeke.

    The incident was said to have happened last Sunday.

    According to the Enugu police command spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, the deceased who was said to be a student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a final year student of Agricultural Economics Department and hailed from Awgu in Enugu state.

    He was found hanging with a blue rope tied to […]

  • UNIOSUN students protest over alleged incessant harassment by the police

    UNIOSUN students protest over alleged incessant harassment by the police

    There was palpable apprehension over the weekend, at Okebaale area of Osogbo, the Osun state capital, as students of the Osun State University, UNIOSUN, took to the streets in a protest, over alleged incessant harassment by members of the police.

    They had alleged that police officers from the State Criminal Investigation Department, (SCID), constantly raid their hostels, taking their belongings and arresting the students who, only get freed after parting with huge sums of money.

    The students barricaded the roads, while chanting […]

  • Former IGP, Solomon Arase, Establishes Law Practice

    Former IGP, Solomon Arase, Establishes Law Practice

    Public service, like bullfighting, is a perilous art in which the public servant faces the danger of ravenousness and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the officer’s honour.

    In public office, the one thing that does not abide by familiar greed is a person’s conscience and Solomon Arase certainly understands this fact. Unlike his more covetous peers, the former Inspector General of Police (IGP) nurtures no desire to perpetuate himself in public office or politics, […]

  • Odumakin and Adegboruwa sue police, others over police recruitment

    Odumakin and Adegboruwa sue police, others over police recruitment

    Spokespersons of Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), Yinka Odumakin, and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, have filed an action before the Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking to stop the proposed recruitment of 10,000 personnel into the Nigeria Police through local government quota.

    Respondents in the suit, marked FHC/L/CS/1602/2016, are the Nigeria Police Force, Inspector General of Police, the Nigerian Police Council, National Assembly, Senate, House of Representatives, Minister of Police Affairs and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.

    The […]

  • Police Deploy 28,000 Officers, Others As Govormor Mimiko Cries Foul

    Police Deploy 28,000 Officers, Others As Govormor Mimiko Cries Foul

    As the people of Ondo State file out today to elect who will govern the state for the next four years after the expiration of the tenure of Governor Olusegun Mimiko, no fewer than 26,000 conventional policemen, 2,000 Police Mobile Force operatives, 10 cells of Counter Terrorism unit, Marine Police and sniffers dogs and horses have been deployed to the state as part of efforts to ensure that the election is free of criminal activities.

    This is even as the state […]

  • Police arrests armed robbers who raided Basketmouth’s home  (Photos)

    Police arrests armed robbers who raided Basketmouth’s home (Photos)

    The assailants who attacked and robbed popular comedian, Basketmouth in his Lekki family home, has been captured by the gallant operatives of the Nigerian Police force in Lagos.

    We reported two months ago that popular Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, also known as Basketmouth, and his family were unusually kept awake in the morning of 7th September by armed robbers that stormed his home at the highbrow area of Lekki and held them at gunpoint.

    The assailants successfully carted away several […]