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Police Investigates Ihiala Violence In Anambra

Police Investigates Ihiala Violence In Anambra

The Anambra police command has begun an investigation into violence that erupted at the Ihiala Local Government Headquarters on Sunday. Anambra Police PR Officer Uche Ezeh confirmed yesterday that two police officers were injured while attempting to restore peace in the area. Speaking on condition of anonymity, an eyewitness said a group of politicians and thugs stormed the headquarters with the ... Read More »

Police Arraigns 5 Over Election Misconduct

Police Arraigns 5 Over Election Misconduct

Five suspects, who were arrested for allegedly loitering around INEC office in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State at an odd hour, were on Monday arraigned by the police. The defendants appeared before Magistrate E.O. Ogunkanmi of an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court. They are Abolore Akinola (37), Oluwasegun Ashamu (26), Moshood Akinsanmi (41), Moshood Omiwole (42) and Ademola Bello ... Read More »

Police Foils Attack By Unknown Gunmen in Bauchi

Police Foils Attack By Unknown Gunmen in Bauchi

About 07:30am, unknown gunmen stormed Tafawa Balewa town in a convoy of eighteen Hilux vehicles and started firing sporadically in different direction. Joint Police and local vigilante group in the town who got wind of the approaching hoodlums engaged them into a fierce gun battle which forced them abandoned four Hilux vehicles mounted with Anti aircraft machine guns and retreated ... Read More »

#PHOTONEWS: How Police Foiled Bomb Explosion Attempt in Enugu

#PHOTONEWS: How Police Foiled Bomb Explosion Attempt in Enugu

The Enugu State Police shared a photo of the foiled bomb attack scene in Enugu. See photo and tweet below:   Read More »

#StillOnTheMatter: Corruption In The Nigerian Police Force, How Do We Mitigate It? By Tam Kemabonta

#StillOnTheMatter: Corruption In The Nigerian Police Force, How Do We Mitigate It? By Tam Kemabonta

The Nigerian Police was established as a small consular guard in the Lagos colony of 1861. The Law enforcement units in the various British colonies of in what is now Nigeria, like the Royal Niger company constabulary established in 1894, which eventually became the Northern Nigeria Police force and the Niger Coast Constabulary, which became the Southern Nigeria Police force, ... Read More »

See Gobe As Police Corporal Rapes Deputy Commissioner of Police Daughter In Katsina

See Gobe As Police Corporal Rapes Deputy Commissioner of Police Daughter In Katsina

A Police Corporal, Hamza Aliyu, has been remanded in prison for allegedly raping the 15-year-old daughter of a Deputy Commissioner of Police. National Mirror reports that the suspect Aliyu, with force number FP/No 237399 is attached to the Transport/ Workshop Department of the Katsina Police Command.  The prosecuting police officer, Inspector Hashimu Musa, told the Senior Magistrate’s Court that the ... Read More »

Jega Replies Police IG: You Can Wait And Protect Your Vote After Voting

Jega Replies Police IG: You Can Wait And Protect Your Vote After Voting

The Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, and the Chairman of INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, on Friday clashed over the police chief’s warning to Nigerians to “vote and go home.” While the IGP had warned voters to go back to their homes immediately after casting their votes on election days, Jega said the electoral law did not state that voters could ... Read More »

Police Arrests Three APC Members For Placing Posters in Ekiti

Police Arrests Three APC Members For Placing Posters in Ekiti

Three members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ijero area of Ekiti State who were pasting campaign posters, were on Thursday apprehended by the police. The men are John Monday, Ebenezer Ogunleye and Tunbosun Adeluyi. However, Mr. Alberto Adeyemi, the Ekiti State Police Public Relations Officer, affirmed that the men were apprehended for allegedly destroying campaign posters belonging to a ... Read More »

Pregnant Silverbird Staff Was Stabbed By Jealous Boyfriend

Pregnant Silverbird Staff Was Stabbed By Jealous Boyfriend

News of a Silverbird Group staff, Aishat Noble Mustapha, who was stabbed to death over the weekend broke yesterday. The deceased, who was described as charming and cheerful by her colleagues and acquaintances, was said to have been pregnant. There are indications that the attack was carried out by her jealous boyfriend. The deceased was said to have been stabbed over 10 times ... Read More »

Police Arrest Youths For Tearing First Lady’s Posters

Police Arrest Youths For Tearing First Lady’s Posters

Men believed to be aggrieved youths of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) interrupted a Benin rally hosted by Patience Jonathan yesterday when they tore down posters bearing the First Lady’s face. The incident, which took place at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, took place when the men allegedly climbed a fence where the banners were placed and proceeded to tear them ... Read More »

Lekki Bank Robbery-We Know Who The Robbers Are – Police

Lekki Bank Robbery-We Know Who The Robbers Are – Police

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Kayode Aderanti, weekend, said that the command had clue of who the robbers that stormed a second generation bank last Thursday, killing three policemen and a teenager, were, assuring that it would soon round them up. Investigation as gathered had begun by joint crack detectives from the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS and ... Read More »

Lekki Robbery: Blame Jonathan, He Took Away Police Officers- Fashola

Lekki Robbery: Blame Jonathan, He Took Away Police Officers- Fashola

Babatunde Fashola, has said that the robbery incident in Lagos, Thursday evening, could have been averted if enough police officers were available. About six people, including three police officers, were killed by about half a dozen armed robbers who stormed a bank on Admiralty Way in Lekki Phase 1. “Perhaps what would be would have been, but it’s sad to ... Read More »

Bus Packed With APC Ballot Boxes Siezed By Police

Bus Packed With APC Ballot Boxes Siezed By Police

A bus stuffed with over 30 ballot boxes was intercepted at Onigbo-Ugbo Junction on the Benin-Onitsha expressway by the officials of the Delta State Police Command. The bus with registration number Edo USL 832 XL was said to have picked the materials from a luxurious bus heading to eastern part of the country. The luxurious bus zoomed-off immediately after handing over the consignment to the driver ... Read More »

‘Policemen’ Seize PVCs From Owners

‘Policemen’ Seize PVCs From Owners

A swoop on the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) has begun in Lagos, investigations revealed at the weekend. This has created another dimension to the battle over the PVC use for the elections slated for March 28 and April 11. While the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) insists on its use, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is opposed to it. This ... Read More »

Police Hunt Killers of Suspected Female Suicide Bomber

Police Hunt Killers of Suspected Female Suicide Bomber

Police in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday said they were hunting the mob who beat a woman to death and burnt her body after suspecting that she was a suicide bomber. The woman, identified by her mother as 33-year-old Thabita Haruna, was killed on Sunday in Bauchi after she allegedly refused to undergo a security screening at a city market. Boko ... Read More »