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Inauguration: Police Deploy 7,000 In Niger

Inauguration: Police Deploy 7,000 In Niger

The Niger Police Command on Sunday said that it deployed 7,000 personnel in Minna to ensure a hitch-free inauguration of the state Governor elect, Alhaji Sani Bello, on May 29. This is contained in a statement in Minna by Olusola Amore, the Commissioner of Police. “We have deployed no fewer than 7,000 personnel in strategic areas of the venue of the ... Read More »

US behind Kashamu’s House Arrest — FG

US behind Kashamu’s House Arrest — FG

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke (SAN), said on Saturday that the house arrest which the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency placed on the Ogun-East Senator-elect, Buruji Kashamu, was informed by a recent extradition request by the United States of America. Adoke told one of our correspondents on the telephone on Saturday that the ... Read More »

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested On Wedding Day

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  ... Read More »

Don’t Merge FRSC With The Police, Soyinka Warns FG

Don’t Merge FRSC With The Police, Soyinka Warns FG

Nobel laureate and the first Chairman of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Thursday called on the Federal Government not to merge the agency with the Nigeria Police Force. He made the call at Asero Motor Park, Abeokuta, during the Road Safety advocacy mega rally with the theme: “Towards an enduring safe road culture in Nigeria.” Read More »

Ahead Of May 29, Police Boss Beefs Up Security Around Key Installations Nationwide

Ahead Of May 29, Police Boss Beefs Up Security Around Key Installations Nationwide

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has ordered that security be beefed up around key and vulnerable installations ahead of the 29th May inauguration. According to a statement issued by the Police Spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu, Zonal Assistant Inspector Generals (AIGs) and Commissioners of Police (CP) in States were specifically ordered to take steps to protect critical infrastructure like ... Read More »

IGP Promotes Overdue Officers In Anambra

IGP Promotes Overdue Officers In Anambra

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase recently promoted long overdue officers in Anambra while on a visit to the state. The IGP also commended Wille Obiano’s community-police partnership which has being helping to reduce crime and criminal activities. During his courtesy visit to the governor of the state and the police command, he assured of commissioning a police ... Read More »

Nigerian Who Fled To Australia & Became A Successful Model Jailed After Police Lured Him To London With Fake Photoshoot

Nigerian Who Fled To Australia & Became A Successful Model Jailed After Police Lured Him To London With Fake Photoshoot

30 year old Nigerian successful model Ben Fiberesima, skipped bail in the UK, fled to Australia where he lived for seven years under a false name, modeled for Calvin Klein, Tom Ford, boasted of jet set lifestyle, wrote a self-help book, called himself a millionaire, claimed he was in the Great Gatsby and bragged about being an 11-time underground rap ... Read More »

Amaechi Wants Buhari To Probe Army, Police In Rivers

Amaechi Wants Buhari To Probe Army, Police In Rivers

Rivers State Gov­ernor, Chibuike Amaechi, has urged the incoming Fed­eral Government to probe the role of the police and the army in the last general elec­tions in the state. Amaechi made the ap­peal yesterday at the Greater Together Campaign Organ­isation (GTCO) of All Pro­gressives Congress (APC) special thanksgiving service to celebrate God’s faithfulness throughout the electioneering period in the state ... Read More »

Chris Brown Calls Police After Finding Naked Woman In His Bed

Chris Brown Calls Police After Finding Naked Woman In His Bed

Chris Brown called the police after finding a naked intruder in his bed. The 26-year-old singer returned to his home in Agoura Hills, California, after several days away in Las Vegas – where he’d celebrated his recent birthday – to find a unknown woman in his bed and the words “I LOVE YOU” spray painted on the kitchen counter. Chris ... Read More »

I Will Build Police Officers’ Capacity For Improved Performance –Arase

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 ... Read More »

IGP Mr Solomon Arase, Sets Up Judges Protection Units

IGP Mr Solomon Arase, Sets Up Judges Protection Units

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has directed Command Commissioners of Police to immediately establish “Judges Protection Units’’ (JPU) for the protection of Judges and Courts in their respective areas of jurisdiction. This is contained in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, on Thursday in Abuja. The statement said the units were ... Read More »

Police Disperse Niger Assembly Members With Tear Gas

Police Disperse Niger Assembly Members With Tear Gas

Activities at the Niger State House of Assembly were disrupted again on Wednesday when policemen ordered the new Speaker of the Assembly, Mr. Isah Kawu, who was elected on Tuesday, and 20 other members out of Assembly complex. The Police and other security agents locked up the gate to prevent the coming in or going out of people, especially the ... Read More »

Police Trained To Reintergrate Rescued Women To Society

Police Trained To Reintergrate Rescued Women To Society

The Force Gender Office of the Nigeria Police has conducted a capacity building training programme for Police Gender Desk Officers from the North East Commands. The one-day exercise would involve the re-uniting and re-integration process of girls and women recently rescued from several terrorists camps in the Sambisa Forest. According to the Police Public Relations Department, the Acting Inspector-General of ... Read More »

Police Redeploy DIG, Four AIGs, Seven CPs For Governorship Re-Run

Police Redeploy DIG, Four AIGs, Seven CPs For Governorship Re-Run

Ahead of Saturday’s re-run gubernatorial elections in three states whose results were declared inconclusive by INEC after the April 11 elections, Acting Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase has redeployed one Deputy Inspector General of Police, four Assistant Inspectors General of Police and seven Commissioners of Police to the three states to ensure violence free polls. Consequently,  One (1) Deputy ... Read More »

S.A Police Say Murdered Nun, 86, May Have Been Raped

S.A Police Say Murdered Nun, 86, May Have Been Raped

Police in South Africa were on Thursday investigating whether an 86-year-old nun of Austrian origin found murdered had also been raped. The body of Sister Getrud Tiefebacher from the Sacred Heart Home Convent in the village of Ixopo, southwest of Durban, was discovered in her room on Saturday. Police said her hands were tied with an electric typewriter cord and ... Read More »