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Boko Haram: US donates $325,000 worth of equipment to Nigeria Police

Boko Haram: US donates $325,000 worth of equipment to Nigeria Police

By Prince Okafor As an aid to counter-insurgency operations in the northeast, restore civilian authority in areas affected by the Boko Haram insurgency, the United States Embassy has donated $325,000 worth of equipment to the Nigeria Police Force. The office of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) of the U.S. Embassy initiated the donation. […]

A Nigeria Police farce and ‘Olimpotic’ politics

A Nigeria Police farce and ‘Olimpotic’ politics

By Owei Lakemfa It is not clear why the police does not want the country to know what happened under its rogue SARS outfit or what it wants covered up in protests in which so many policemen were allegedly killed and police stations burnt I FIND it difficult to believe that Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of […]

New police law sets OND as minimum entry qualification

New police law sets OND as minimum entry qualification

***stipulates erring police officers must be probed, sanctioned within 6 months ***NHRC, ICPC, NBA, CSO, others to serve on police board ***PSC board members to serve only one 5-year term By Soni Daniel – Abuja Nigerians seeking to join the Nigeria Police Force must possess a minimum of Ordinary National Diploma (OND) if a new […]

AIG tasks police to be innovative in face of inadequate logistics, equipment

AIG tasks police to be innovative in face of inadequate logistics, equipment

By Davies Iheamnachor – Port Harcourt The Assistant Inspector-General (AIG), of Police in charge of the newly created Zone 16 of the Nigeria Police, Austin Agbonlaho, has urged police officers to in the face of the complained inadequate logistics and equipment fight crime to be innovative. Agbonlaho spoke in Port Harcourt yesterday during a maiden […]

Husband dies after fake spiritualist allegedly dupes couple N5m

Husband dies after fake spiritualist allegedly dupes couple N5m

By James Ogunnaike – Abeokuta Operatives of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 37-year-old Beninoise, Gbese Peter, for defrauding a couple, Mr & Mrs Bamigboye Alao, of N5 million. The command Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this to newsmen in Abeokuta, said the suspect duped his victims […]

Release Ikenga unconditionally from illegal arrest, Timi Frank urges Police IG

Release Ikenga unconditionally from illegal arrest, Timi Frank urges Police IG

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has asked the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Abubakar Adamu, to withdraw the stringent bail conditions placed on the detained opposition leader, Ikenga Ugochinyere. Frank said the police boss knew that no serving Permanent Secretary will be bold […]

Nigeria Police too detached to man all states – DESOPADEC boss

Nigeria Police too detached to man all states – DESOPADEC boss

By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI – MANAGING Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Chief Askia Ogieh, has said the Nigeria police is too thinly spread to effectively secure all the states in the federation. The DESOPADEC boss in a statement yesterday while commending the efforts of Governor […]

DPO arrested over alleged killing of policeman in Lagos

DPO arrested over alleged killing of policeman in Lagos

By Evelyn Usman The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command has ordered the arrest of the Divisional Police Officer in-charge of Ilemba Hausa Division in Lagos, following allegation that he allegedly shot one of the policemen in the division to death. Though there were different accounts as to how the deceased cop, Sergeant Onalaja […]

Abuja: Police kill one, arrest 4 in foiled bank robbery

Abuja: Police kill one, arrest 4 in foiled bank robbery

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja police said on Saturday that it has killed one person and arrested four suspects in a foiled bank robbery in Mpape area of the territory. A statement by ASP Mariam Yusuf, the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer of the command, said the suspects were arrested while trying to escape. […]

Nigeria Police has bad image, IGP admits

Nigeria Police has bad image, IGP admits

THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu admitted yesterday that the Nigeria Police Force has bad image in the eyes of most people, urging the police image-makers to do everything humanly possible to correct the situation.