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14 People Killed in Gombe State Governor’s Convoy

14 People Killed in Gombe State Governor’s Convoy

Reports reveal that 14 people were killed in an accident which involved the convoy of Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo on Thursday, January 22. The victims were burnt beyond recognition in the crash which occurred in the evening, at about 7 pm, along Bauchi/Gombe Federal Highway. The Police spokesperson, DSP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the accident, in a statement, revealing that three ... Read More »

Police Present N460, 000 As Compensation To Families Of Slain Policemen

Police Present N460, 000 As Compensation To Families Of Slain Policemen

The police command in Borno on Wednesday presented N400,000 cash to families of two policemen who died in active service in the state. The two policemen were CPL Raymond Ishaku and CPL Bawa Abdullahi. The Commissioner of Police in Borno, Mr Clement Adoda, presented the money at a ceremony in Maiduguri. Adoda, who represented the Inspector General of Police (I-G) ... Read More »

Charlie Hebdo Terror Suspects Killed in Police Raid

Charlie Hebdo Terror Suspects Killed in Police Raid

Cherif and Said Kouachi, suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre, were killed Friday when French police raided a warehouse where the brothers were holding one person captive. A third suspected terrorist was killed by police at a Kosher grocery in Paris. Hostages at both locations were freed, but others are reportedly dead. Credit: yahoo.com Read More »

Mr Suleiman Abba Warns Officers Against Acts Of Indiscipline

Mr Suleiman Abba Warns Officers Against Acts Of Indiscipline

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, on Thursday warned the inspectorate, rank and file cadre in the police that the force would no longer condone any act of indiscipline. Abba, in a statement issued by Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu the force spokesman, warned that those caught in the act would be punished internally and made to face the wrath of ... Read More »

Bomb in Kano Food Market Discovered & Detonated by Police

Bomb in Kano Food Market Discovered & Detonated by Police

Reports reaching us reveals that a high calibre Improvised Explosive Device at Dawnau, a popular food market in the ancient town. Sources say that the bomb was concealed in a sack that was hidden at the busy market. Kano state police commissioner, Adelenre Shinaba confirmed the report to be true,  adding that “we have successfully detonated the bomb and I can assure ... Read More »

Husband And Wife Allegedly Tortured By Policeman In Lagos #Photos

Husband And Wife Allegedly Tortured By Policeman In Lagos #Photos

A police officer attached to the Ikoyi Police station has been accused of physically assaulting a couple, 29yr old photographer, Ejeh Smith, and his wife, Grace, 26. The couple said the policeman, identified as Dada Ogunsanya attacked them with his rifle along the Lekki Roundabout on Wednesday December 3rd. According to Punch, the couple who are currently receiving treatment at ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Police Defuse Bomb at Maiduguri Mosque

Boko Haram: Police Defuse Bomb at Maiduguri Mosque

THE Borno State Police Command Tuesday, said it had “intercepted and defused” a bomb planted at the Kano Motor Park by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The act, according to police sources yesterday in Maiduguri, was effected by a Police Anti-Bomb Squad from the police headquarters. Spokesman of the state police command, Gideon Jibrin, in a statement said that the bomb ... Read More »

Ferguson Ruling: Protests Enter Day 2

Ferguson Ruling: Protests Enter Day 2

People protesting against the Ferguson jury decision took to the streets in some US cities for a second day, even as others were still cleaning up vandalism from the night before. Protesters on Tuesday disrupted traffic for several hours in central St Louis by blocking major intersections, an interstate highway and a Mississippi River bridge connecting the city to Illinois. ... Read More »

Bomb Blast Kills 5 at Bus Station in Bauchi

Bomb Blast Kills 5 at Bus Station in Bauchi

A bomb exploded at a bus station in northern Nigeria’s Bauchi state late on Wednesday, killing at least five people and wounding 12, police said. The blast, which struck the town of Azare, is likely to be blamed on Islamist Boko Haram militants, casting further doubt on government reports that it had reached a temporary ceasefire with the rebels in ... Read More »

Police Officer Missing, Two Feared Dead As Fresh Crisis Rocks Nasarawa

Police Officer Missing, Two Feared Dead As Fresh Crisis Rocks Nasarawa

Two persons were on Monday morning reportedly killed after some unknown gunmen attacked a passenger bus traveling from Alushi, in Keana local goverment to Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital. The incident happened in Anguwan Mallam area of Obi Local Government Area of the state. A police officer, Inspector Ibrahim Adamu, attached to Keana Police division, who was said to have ... Read More »

Police Withdraws Charge Levelled Against AIT Journalist

Police Withdraws Charge Levelled Against AIT Journalist

The Nigerian police have withdrawn the charge of defamation of character filed against Amaechi Anakwe, a journalists working with the African Independent Television (AIT). The First Information Report which contained the charge was withdrawn by the police, following which, an Abuja Chief Magistrate Court struck it out. This led to the discharge of the journalist who has since walked out ... Read More »

Police AIG, Mbu, Detains AIT Journalist For Describing Him As ‘Controversial’

Police AIG, Mbu, Detains AIT Journalist For Describing Him As ‘Controversial’

An indeed controversial high ranking Nigeria police officer, Joseph Mbu, has ordered the arrest and detention of a journalist for describing him as “controversial” on a TV programme. The journalist, Amaechi Anakwe, a reporter cum presenter for the African Independent Television, AIT, was detained Thursday morning after he reported at the Zone 7 police headquarters in Abuja, on the invitation ... Read More »

Lesotho Police Investigate own Officers Over Coup Killing

Lesotho Police Investigate own Officers Over Coup Killing

Lesotho’s police force is investigating some of its own officers for their possible role in an attempted military coup that left one policeman dead, senior commissioners have told AFP.  At least two officers are being investigated as part of a wider treason and murder inquiry, suggesting the putsch which forced the prime minister to flee to South Africa may be ... Read More »

Before You Abuse Our Police And Soldiers – JJ, Omojuwa

Before You Abuse Our Police And Soldiers – JJ, Omojuwa

We miss the point a lot. We expect police officers whose salaries can barely feed our own pets to be up and doing at dilapidated rat holes called police stations. When they leave their workplaces for the barracks, they stay in some of the most demeaning housing projects you’d see anywhere in the world. We want them to serve and ... Read More »

#Occupynigeria LAGOS’ GOVERNMENT DEMANDS JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS

The Lagos State Government shows its class again Read More »