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Robbers Employ New Tactics To Rob At ATMs – Nigerian Police Warns

The Police on Friday advised members of the public using ATM at various banks to be security conscious as some criminals now disguised as customers queuing to withdraw money. This is contained in a statement on the Nigeria Police Force website exposing the antics of criminals. The statement noted that on July 30, at about 12.10 a.m., a male bank customer went to withdraw money from one of the ATMs at the Central Business District (CBD), Abuja. It stated that three young men who pretended to have come to withdraw money also were on queue with the plan to attack the man. “The victim raised an...
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Kim Kardashian Slams The Cops, Accuses Them Of Covering Up Murder

Kim Kardashian has joined the bevy of celebrities who are adding their voices to the campaign on twitter, demanding answers to the bizarre story of the 28 year old Chicago woman Sandra Bland who died in jail after she was taken into police custody. Kim took to her page hours ago to voice her own concerns, and she agreed, too, alongside many other voices, that there seems to be a ‘massive cover up’ in the police reports. See what she wrote below:... Sandra Bland’s death was ruled by prosecutors as suicide by hanging, but many have refuted that report and even analysed the first mugshot released...
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Attempt To Burn Federal High Court In Port Harcourt Foiled By Police

The Rivers State Command of the Nigeria Police say it has foiled an attempt by arsonists to raze the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. There were speculations Thursday morning that two explosions went off at the premises of the court. But police in the state said there were no explosions as speculated. “There was an unsuccessful attempt to torch Federal High Court,” police spokesperson in the state, Muhammed Ahmad, told reporters. “It was never an explosion as speculated. Investigation has in earnest commenced.” Mr. Ahmad did not provide further details. Earlier...
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See Photos Of The Ikorodu Bank Robbers Being Paraded By Lagos State Police Command

hese are the faces of the suspected criminals who partook in the Ikorodu robbery -attacking two banks and carting away with huge sum of money....The robbers attacked the banks located at Ipakodo Ebute, near Ogolonto in Ikorodu. They were said to have used speed boats in accessing the community, raiding First Bank and Zenith bank in the area. See more photos below...   PHOTO CREDIT: Damilare Okunola
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Arase Deploys New Commissioners Of Police In Lagos, Rivers, Ogun

Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Solomon Arase has deployed new Commissioners of Police in Lagos, Rivers and Ogun states. According to him, the move is to inject fresh ideas in the security architecture of the states, and some other Force Headquarters Formations. A statement signed by the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Abayomi Shogunle said the postings are with immediate effect. In the deployment chat, Ajani Fatai Owoseni was posted to Lagos, Chris Ezike, Rivers, and Abdulmajid Ali, Ogun state. Dan Bature will now take charge of Intelligence at the FCIID, Force Headquarters; Valentine...
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Diddy Arrested After Fight With Football Coach In UCLA

Diddy was arrested yesterday at UCLA after allegedly getting into a fight with a football coach at the university where his son is on the football team, TMZ reports. Read below... We're told Campus Police took the music mogul into custody early Monday afternoon. Diddy's son, Justin Combs, is a defensive back on the team. We're told the fight went down at the UCLA athletic facility. One source says an assistant coach was screaming at Justin on the field during a strength and conditioning session. We're told the coach "was riding Justin, screaming intensely at him." Diddy watched the whole thing from the...
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Police Declares Plateau PDP Governorship Aspirant Wanted Over N22m Dud Cheque

An aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2014 governorship election in Plateau State, Jimmy Cheto, was on Thursday declared wanted by the Nigeria Police over a dud cheque he issued for a N22million loan he obtained five years ago. The warrant for Mr. Cheto’s arrest was issued by the office of the Commissioner of Police, Police Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi, Lagos. The notice, which was advertised in the Thursday, June 11, 2015 edition of Daily Trust, said the former aspirant issued a dud check to his creditors for a N22million loan obtained in August 25, 2010. The police had also offered a handsome...
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Policemen Shoot Tanker Driver To Death For Giving Them N20 Instead Of N50 Bribe

The Bauchi State Police Command has detained three policemen over the death of a tanker driver in Ningi Local Government Area of the state. DailyTrust reports that the deceased was allegedly shot to death by one of the three policemen because he gave the cops N20, instead of the N50, they demanded for. Two witnesses, Alhaji Sani Uba Ningi and MallamAminu, said when the driver refused to give the policemen the N50, they pursued him to Guduba village, four kilometers away from Ningi, where one of them opened fire on him. They said angry mob attempted to kill the accused policemen, but that they were...
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Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested On Wedding Day

Oyo State Police Command  arrested a suspected  member of a robbery gang on his wedding day. Olumide Asiyanbi, 42,  told newsmen that nemesis caught up with him when he was at the registry to sign the dotted lines. A suspected offender being forcefully arrested by policemen attached to a task force team. The police alleged he was a member of  a six-man-robbery gang who had  terrorised residents of Challenge area of Ibadan, the state capital. The state Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Katsina, said the suspects included  a 62-year-old Ghanaian. Asiyanbi  confessed that he had been involved...
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I Will Build Police Officers’ Capacity For Improved Performance –Arase

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, in this interview with newsmen, spoke of his visions for the police and how he intends to reduce corruption in the force. Kazeem Akintunde was there for LEADERSHIP. How do you intend to give hope to Nigerians that they will enjoy better policing under your watch? I have come in a very defining moment in our national life. I know that the expectations are high. I have been in the system for quite some time too and in strategic positions in the force. In personnel, you first take a look at our personnel profile. We warehouse the best you can have in the...
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Group Hails Sack Of Former IG, Accuses Him Of Backing APC in Ekiti

Ekiti Democratic Coalition, EDC, has hailed the removal of Suleiman Abba as Inspector-General of Police. The EDC accused Abba of collaborating with the All Progressives Congress, APC, to subvert the mandate Ekiti people freely gave to Governor Ayodele Fayose. EDC, in a statement signed by its Convener, Comrade Boladale Adeniyi, alleged that the sacked IGP and the immediate past Commissioner of Police in the state, Taiwo Lakanu, aided the APC lawmakers in their evil plot to remove Governor Fayose. Read More: dailypost
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#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, merged to become the Nigerian Police force in 1930. Like most government institutions during the colonial era, the Police was a prestigious one – worthy of global envy. But due to corrupt and repressive military governments and its...
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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 see all our security personnel, all our security vehicles deployed to protect one man,” said Mr. Fashola, who spoke at an event, An Evening with Buhari and Osinbajo, in Lagos. Read More: premiumtimesng
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Police Recover Over 7,000 Stolen PVCs

The Police in Delta on Thursday said it had recovered 7,565 stolen Permanent Voter Cards in the state. This was disclosed in a statement by the spokesperson of the state’s Police Command, Celestina Kalu, in Warri. Ms. Kalu said the PVCs were stolen from the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of the state. The police spokesperson said Shakira Adewale, an INEC employee in Oghara, reported a case of stolen PVCs at the Oghara Police Station on February 10 and named the night guards as suspects. Read More: premiumtimesng.com
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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 was uncovered on Friday during the Juma’at prayers at 1.35p.m.  “On December 5 at about 1330hrs, the attention of the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) operatives of the command and civilian JTF men on duty at the Kano Motor Park,...
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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 protect with integrity but right from the point they are hired, we take their dignity away from them. We can pretend all we like, but the mess we see in our system is the mess we invested in it. Channels Television got knocks from those who ought to praise it for bringing the state...
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