Police arrest mastermind of Benue killings
Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police. The Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Operations, DIG Joshak…
Police foil suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri
The Police in Borno on Tuesday said security forces had foiled a suicide bomb attempt at the University of Maiduguri.
Court jails fake policeman in Abuja
A Karmo Area Court, Abuja, on Friday sentenced a driver, Nura Mohammed to four months in prison for dishonestly parading himself as a policeman.
Policeman arrested over death of driver
The Police Command in Edo says it has arrested members of its patrol team allegedly responsible for the killing of a commercial driver on Tuesday morning.
Abba Kyari knocks FG over poor police salary, funding
An assistant commissioner of police and head of the Nigerian Police's Intelligence Response Team (IRT) Abba Kyari has decried the poor funding of the force. Kyari, famous for leading the team that arrested the alleged notorious kidnapper Chukwudi Onuamadike, aka Evans, said Nigerian police officers were poorly paid and only have access to "less than…
Robbers invade 3 petrol stations, kill police sergeant in Lagos
Commuters and motorists scampered to safety as a four-man robbery gang invaded Dapsey Oil petrol station at lgando, on the outskirts of Lagos State, killing a police officer identified as Sergeant Akor and leaving two others wounded. The armed bandits were said to have stormed the petrol station located at Olowonla bus Stop along Igando…
Seven killed in night attack on Nasarawa village
The Nasarawa State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the killing of seven persons in a night on Kadarko, a village in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Three policemen dismissed for reckless shooting
Three policemen attacked to Lagos State police command was this morning dismissed for alleged reckless shooting. Lagos State police spokesman, Chike Oti who broke the news of the dismissal to newsmen urged other policemen to conduct themselves in line with the police creed. According to Oti, "The general public is hereby informed that three policemen…
At least seven killed in fresh violence in Rivers
Gunmen killed at least seven people Thursday at a farm in Nigeria's Rivers State, police said, the latest violence to hit the oil-rich southern region. The attack, believed to have been carried out by criminal gangs, came three days after gunmen described as "bandits" and "cult" members, killed 16 churchgoers as they were returning from…