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6 Jul 2018
The anti-kidnapping unit of the Lagos State police command in Panti has made a breakthrough into the abduction of a four-year old girl, Goodness ldzanaka Chukwu, from Latter Rain Church in Ogba, Lagos. A suspected ringleader, Christopher Njoku, has been arrested. He has since been taken before Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye of Yaba Magistrate Court…
21 Jun 2018
A human rights activist and member of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Comrade Christian Njoku, has been allegedly shot and killed by policemen attached to the Ekpan police division in Delta State. According to the Delta State police spokesman, Andrew Aniamaka, the deceased was a member of a four-man robbery gang…
21 Jun 2018
There was pandemonium in Kaduna yesterday following a clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, and police during a protest against the continued detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Two policemen and some Shiites were seriously injured during the clash in the heart of the metropolis. Members…
16 Jun 2018
Some youths in Port Harcourt, Rivers, took to football on Saturday in defiance to Police order on such activities due to local government polls holding on the day across the state. The youths, most of who are above 18 years, converted some major streets in the city into football pitches, and engaged in the game…
15 Jun 2018
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Ekiti State command, Bello Ahmed, has deployed security personnel to all Muslim praying grounds across the state to forestall any breakdown of law and order. In a statement yesterday in Ado-Ekiti, Ahmed disclosed that the command would engage good security architecture to prevent violence prior to the electioneering campaigns in…
15 Jun 2018
Today is the D-Day. The Lagos State police command and the task force on environmental sanitation will from today switch gear and activate its show of force in a clampdown on errant commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders. The clampdown, which was earlier announced on June 3, is targeted at those without plate numbers,…
15 Jun 2018
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command yesterday paraded 25 suspects for their carious involvement in murder, car snatching, armed robbery and other crimes. The command also recovered eight guns, three cars, four motorcycles, seven ammunitions, three knives, one generating set and 12 streetlights. Two of the suspects paraded, Paul Chukwujekwu Ezengo and Emmanuel Adogah,…
9 Jun 2018
The Police, yesterday, arraigned a 39-year-old man, Ipaa Daniel, in a Karu Upper Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly recording Police officers’ conversation at Karu Police Station without authorisation. The defendant, who resides at Kugbo, Abuja, is facing a three-count charge of criminal intimidation, threat to injure a public servant and obstruction to the discharge of…
9 Jun 2018
After days of rampage by youths of Umudagu, Mbaitoli Local Council of Imo State, over the alleged abduction and killing of one 22-year-old Ifeanyi Ogu, the police in the state have restored order in the community. The Guardian gathered that last Sunday, one Ifeanyi Ibeawuchi alongside some hoodlums, stormed the home of the deceased, taking…
6 Jun 2018
Three policemen attached to the Lagos State police command have been arrested for gambling. The cops were arrested at Opebi, Ikeja, after a video on social media showed them counting their wins. A statement issued by the command’s spokesman, Chike Oti, a Superintendent of Police (SP), said the policemen were alleged to be counting bribes…
6 Jun 2018
The police authorities and the Agatu chiefdom in Nasarawa have confirmed the killing of three officers and eight villagers by armed herdsmen in a raging clash in Udege, Nasarawa council area of the state. According to the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ismaila Usman, the security operatives from the Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS) were ambushed…
5 Jun 2018
The Police in Taraba on Tuesday said five people were killed and scores injured following an attack by gunmen on Dan-Anacha and Dinya villages in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba. ASP David Missal, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, told newsmen that the suspected bandits had on Monday night, carried out the…

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