Fresh attacks hit Zamfara communities
The Police Command in Zamfara has confirmed fresh attacks by arm bandits on some communities in Shinkafi and Maradun Local Government Areas of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, DSP Muhammad Shehu, made the confirmation to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Sunday. Shehu said the attackers had…
Police distribute 2,500 leaflets on security tips, distress call numbers in Enugu
The Enugu State Police Command, on Saturday, distributed over 2,500 leaflets with security tips, distress call numbers and social media addresses in Enugu.
Police burst child kidnapping syndicate in Kano
The police in Kano have smashed a notorious syndicate which specialises in kidnapping children in Kano metropolis and environs.
Senate gives IGP 24 hours to restore Obiano’s aides
The Senate on Wednesday directed the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris to restore security aides of Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra within 24 hours. The directive was sequel to a Point of Order raised by Deputy Minority Leader, Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha during plenary in Abuja. The Upper Chamber also directed the Chairman Senate…
IGP redeploys Anambra police CP, OC SARS, Obiano's police aides
*Posts 3 Commissioners of police ahead of election The Nigeria police high command has redeployed the Anambra State Police boss, Umar Abubakar. The high command also redeployed the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of Operations, DCP in charge of Administration, ACP in charge of Administration, the state officer in charge of Special Anti-Robbery…
11 persons killed in Plateau village
Eleven persons were killed and four others injured when gunmen opened fire on villagers returning from Rim-Dyem market in Riyom, Plateau State, Tuesday night. “The attack took place around 7.30 p.m.; the villagers were returning home from a local market when gunmen waylaid them, killing 11 people instantly,” Mr Terna Tyopev, Plateau Police Command spokesman…
42 suspected criminals escape from police detention
About 42 suspected armed robbers and cultists detained by the Special Anti Robbery Squad cell (SARS) in Yenagoa on Tuesday broke free from detention and escaped.
500 Youths Give up arms, renounce cultism in Ikorodu community
Ijede town in Ikorodu community stood still today as no fewer than 500 youths renounced their membership of different cult groups. The cultists also surrendered their operational weapons to the Lagos State police boss, Imohimi Edgal who pledged to profile them and put them under close watch. Some of the weapons they submitted to police…
Audu Maikori gets N40m judgement against El-Rufai, police
A federal high court in Abuja Friday ordered Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai and the Nigerian police to pay a sum of N40 million to Chocolate City Group boss Audu Maikori as damages over his illegal arrests and detention.