Nigeria Police dissolves Special Tactical Squad
Nigeria Police Force said it has dissolved it's Special Tactical Squad (STS) over actions it described as complicity and conspiracy by officials. Three officials of the dissolved STS were dismissed by The Police on Thursday for an unauthorized raid on Elder Statesman Edwin Clark's residence in Abuja on September 4. The officers, Godwin Musa, Sada…
IGP orders disbandment of special tactical squad
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Special Tactical Squad (IGP-STS) and the redeployment of all the personnel of the squad to other departments/formations of the Force.
Police dismiss officers for raiding Edwin Clark residence
Nigerian Police Force on Thursday said it has dismissed three of its officers involved in raiding elder statesman Edwin Clark’s residence on Tuesday. The Guardian reported that the officers who reportedly acted in the instruction of Inspector- General of Police Ibrahim Idris arrived the Asokoro residence of Chief Clark on 4th September 2018 at about…
Murder case: Police complies with Akure high court order
The Nigeria Police Force said it complied with an Akure High Court order to release two suspects, Adefemi Mafimisebi and Prince Wemimo Mafimisebi over murder case. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a newspaper had alleged that the I-G of police faces contempt of court for disobeying the court order to release the…
Osun guber poll: Police deny deployment of 30 commissioners
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has denied reports that it had deployed 30 commissioners of Police to supervise security arrangements during the September 22 Osun governorship election.
Police arrest 35 suspects in Zamfara killings
The Nigerian Police have arrested 35 suspects in connection with the killings in some villages in Zamfara State.Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood disclosed this yesterday in Abuja.He said normalcy has been restored in the affected area with the additional deployment of police personnel.
Saraki's wife hits out at police over blockade
The Wife of Nigerian Senate President, Toyin Saraki has reacted to the police denial of besieging Saraki’s residence in Abuja on Tuesday morning and for 'falsely' accusing her husband of having a connection with the leaders of an armed robbery gang. The Police Spokesman Jimoh Moshood said on Wednesday that the policemen that allegedly blocked…
Police urge Saraki to honour its invitation or face forcible arrest
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has vowed to forcibly arrest Senate President, Bukola Saraki, if he fails to honour its invitation over his alleged complicity in the Offa bank robbery.
Police parade 37 suspects for kidnapping, robbery, others
The Force Public Relations Officer (PRO), Jimoh Moshood, who disclosed this while parading the suspects yesterday in Abuja, said the police unrelenting in the implementation and enforcement of strategies to ensure safety and adequate protection of travellers and people living in communities in Kaduna....
Gunmen kill seven policemen in Abuja as Katsina boat mishap claims four
Supedted gunmen opened fire on a stop-and-search duty post in Galadimawa, Abuja on Monday night, killing seven police officers on duty.The Guardian learnt that the assailants shot the men from their vehicle and zoomed off, causing panic, while motorists and residents scampered for safety as gunshots rent the air.
Offa robbery: Police say more evidence indicts Saraki
The Nigerian Police Wednesday said it has unearthed more pieces of evidence that link the Senate President Bukola Saraki to the suspected leaders of a robbery gang that attacked six banks and killed 33 persons in Offa, Kwara State, on April 5. Saraki from Ilorin is the immediate past governor of the State. While announcing…