Emergence of a new police
This is a very difficult moment for the over 400,000 members of the Nigerian Police. Twenty-two of them were killed and 205 police stations burned nationwide during the riots that rocked the nation between October 11 when the EndSAR riots escalated nationwide and October 27, 2020.
Nigeria police 'arrest 4' protesters in Abuja
Four protesters were arrested Friday as dozens demonstrated in Nigeria's capital Abuja against police abuses, activists said, two weeks after unrest over the issue rocked the country.
CSOs doubt compliance to withdrawal of police attaches from VIPs
CIVIL society organisations (CSOs), yesterday, doubted the feasibility of the recent order for the withdrawal of police officers attached to very important persons (VIPs), arguing that complying with the order will be challenged without reform of the Nigeria Police.
#EndSARS protest stalls arraignment of robbery suspects
The #EndSARS Protests on Tuesday, stalled the arraignment of four men accused of armed robbery, in an FCT High Court in Kubwa.
Ondo election: I-G deploys DIG, others to coordinate security operations
The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has deployed the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police in charge of Research and Planning, Mr Adeleye Oyabade, to coordinate security for the Ondo State governorship election.
Edo governorship election: Police, Navy, DSS embark on combined ‘Show of Force’
Security agencies in Edo on Saturday embarked on a combined exercise tagged “Inter Agencies Show of Force” to alert residents of the state of the agencies’ preparedness for the Sept. 19 governorship election.
Police bans protest in Borno
The Police Command in Borno, says it will not tolerate any form of protest capable of disrupting the “hard-earned peace in the state’’.
Ex-soldier, nine others arrested for ASP's murder, armed robbery in Enugu
Enugu State Police Command has arrested a dismissed soldier and nine others over various criminal activities in the state State Commissioner of Police, Mr Abdurahman Mohammed, said the suspects were arrested for murder, conspiracy, armed robbery cultism and other offences within the month of July. He said the dismissed soldier, whose name was given Ifesinachi…
Gunmen kill 14 villagers, 13 of same family, in Kogi
Gunmen killed 14 villagers in central Nigeria's Kogi state on Wednesday, police said, blaming the attack on communal violence. The night-time attack on Agbudu village in Koton-Karfe area also left six people seriously injured, said state police commissioner Ede Ayuba in a statement. "I was there and I was part of those who picked up…
Police deploy 800 personnel for PDP primary in Ondo State
The Police Command in Ondo State has deployed no fewer than 800 personnel to monitor the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in the state.