Unfair treatment of policemen
That men of the Mobile Police Force on security assignment in Borno State had to recourse to public protest in demand of their allowances is most unfair to them. It should never have happened at all and the Police authorities should be blamed directly while the Federal Government as the parent body also deserves condemnation.
Two mechanics get 10 strokes of cane each for assaulting police officer
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna on Friday ordered that two mechanics, Aminu Isa and Mohammed Mustapha, be given 10 strokes of the cane each for assaulting a police officer.
Police arrest 21 persons over killing in Lagos
The police in Lagos have arrested 21 persons over the killing of a man at Alapere-Ketu, following a clash by two cult groups.
Police Recruitment:1,728 successful applicants to sit for CBT in Jigawa
The Police Command in Jigawa says 1,728 of the 4,705 applicants who passed the medical and physical fitness screening for recruitment into the Force would sit for Computer-Based Test (CBT).
Police parade 13 suspects over pipeline vandalism
The Police have paraded 13 suspects who specialise in vandalising oil pipelines and stealing crude oil across the country. Some of the suspects paraded, the police said, were arrested at different locations in Kaduna, Niger and Delta states and they confessed to committing the crime. The suspects include: Isa Ibrahim; Sani Usman; Hosea Danjuma; Aminu Salisu;…
Armed policemen take over Kano State Assembly complex
Armed policemen on Monday took over the Kano State House of Assembly complex over alleged plan by some legislators to cause trouble in the House, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). NAN correspondent who visited the Assembly at 11am on Monday reports that the armed security personnel were seen keeping vigil at the complex,…
Bayelsa police command smashes gang of robbers
The Bayelsa Police Command on Friday smashed a gang of robbers terrorizing Igbogene-Yenagoa and its environs and arrested six of the gang members. DSP Asinim Butswat, spokesman for the command announced the feat in a statement issued in Yenagoa. According to him, the arrest was made possible by a tip off by members of the…
Suspected thugs attack governor's aide, police arrest 10
Political thugs yesterday attacked the Personal Assistant to Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State and a strong leader of the Buhari/Bagudu Support Organisation, Faruk Musa at his home. During the attack, the miscreants smashed the windscreens of seven vehicles that were parked in front of the house with cutlasses and other dangerous weapons. Confirming the…
Police confirm death of 10 miners in Kaduna
The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that 10 miners were killed by armed bandits in Birnin Gawri Local Government Area. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Austin Iwar, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Sunday. NAN reports that the 10 local miners were…
Why police failed during Offa robbery, says new Kwara CP
The new Commissioner of Police in Kwara State, Aminu Pai Saleh, yesterday blamed failure of intelligence gathering as leading cause of the last bloody robbery incident in Offa town, Offa Council. Saleh, at the maiden press briefing at the command’s headquarters in Ilorin, said such information gathering technique was completely lacking in the system, leading…