Nigerian Police Force
Police assure strict enforcement of COVID-19 regulations
The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has assured Nigerians of strict enforcement of the regulations on COVID-19 signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, which makes wearing of facemasks in public compulsory
Lack of resources, operational tools limiting Police performance, says IGP
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reiterated the call to equip the Nigerian Police Force with adequate resources and tools, which he said is limiting the Force’s effort
MOPOL training school not in IGP’s hometown, police clarify
The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has said that the Mobile Police (MOPOL) training school in Nasarawa State is not sited in the hometown of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu.
Police partners UNODC, EU to safeguard frontline officers against COVID-19
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes, (UNODC), the Nigeria Police Force, and the European Union, have launched new Guidelines for Policing During the COVID-19 Emergency, tailored specifically for the Nigerian context.
Police set to arraign Wadume, 18 others for murder, kidnapping
The Nigerian Police Force has concluded plans to arraign suspected Taraba kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala (alias Wadume) Captain Tijjani Balarabe, two dismissed policemen and about eight members of the kidnap gang.
Arase faults police over road blocks, media trial of suspects
Former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has faulted the Nigerian Police Force for using logs and worn out tires to block the nation’s highways as a policing strategy, saying it creates more problems for road users.
Reopening the unfortunate case of the Nigerian police
Any Nigerian child with a fair level of social-awareness can tell you one or two negative things about the Nigerian police. The Nigerian Police Force is perceived as the primary symbol of corruption, administrative inefficiency, and state brutality in Nigeria. Bribery is seen as the official language of the uniform; investigative procedures are often dismissed as…
Reps decry underfunding of police, seek quick passage of Police Trust Fund Bill
The House Of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs says it is worrisome that the Nigerian Police Force is not well-funded despite the security challenges the nation is faced with. Members of the committee who condemned the act, said it was high time that the Police Trust Fund Bill currently before the Senate was passed and…
Frank Mba replaces Jimoh Moshood as Police PRO
The Acting Inspector General, Adamu Mohammed, has appointed Frank Mba as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Nigeria Police, replacing the former spokesman DCP Jimoh Moshood. Mba, who is an Assistant Commissioner of Police served as the PRO of the Police Force between 2012 and 2014 when he served under former IGP Mohammed Adamu.…