Gunmen kill two policemen, civilians at Delta nightclub
Two mobile policemen and two civilians were in the early hours of yesterday killed by a hail of bullets from unidentified gunmen at a popular nightclub in the Udu area of Delta State.
Nigerian police – A (brutal) reality
Anytime you visit a police station in Nigeria, you’re most certainly drawn to an inscription boldly pasted on their walls that “The police is your friend.”
It is criminal to collect money for bail, AIG warns policemen
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Zone 2, Lagos, Lawal Shehu, has warned police officers who are involved in various forms of corrupt practices to desist hence they would be made to pay for their illicit acts.
Mother, toddler jump out of bus as driver evades task force’s arrest
The activities of some task force policemen in Lagos State yesterday came under criticism after many escaped death by the whiskers at Charity bus stop, Oshodi.
Four militants dead after attack on Saudi security forces
Four men were killed Sunday as they attacked a Saudi security services base in a town north of the capital Riyadh, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The agency, quoting a spokesman for the state security services, said three policemen were also wounded and that an investigation had been launched to identify the perpetrators.…
Idoma group condemns killing of civil defence officer by policemen
A sociocultural group, Ochetoha K’Idoma, formerly known as Idoma National Forum, has condemned the killing of an Idoma indigene, Mr. Ochigbo Ogar Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), allegedly killed by policemen during a traffic control duty in Abuja last week. A statement by the group’s president,…
Stubborn journalists and recalcitrant policemen
A motley crowd of policemen. There are about 20 of them at the gate, angry, with eyes crimson red. The whole place is rowdy. Who do these policemen? Me I no no, oh! The policemen eyes are just red kakaraka. Could they have been offended? Their allowee never come? The policemen, I mean. It isn’t…
Police deploy additional 500 Policemen to Lagos Island for crime, traffic control
In a renewed effort to curtail criminal activities and minimise gridlock, the Lagos State Police Command has deployed additional five hundred policemen to various routes on the Lagos Island with special focus on Apogbon, TBS, Eko Hotels and environs. The Command, in a statement signed yesterday by its Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, said…
Again, armed bandits kill three policemen, set vehicle ablaze in Kaduna
Armed bandits again struck along Birnin-Gwari – Kaduna highway, killing three police officers and burnt down security vehicle. The bandits, allegedly ambushed a police vehicle on a routine patrol, along Birnin-Gwari Kaduna expressway, and killed three personnel, while also burning down their vehicle. According to an eyewitness, the incident occurred near Labi village territory under…
Gunmen kill three policemen in Rivers
Unknown gunmen on Wednesday shot dead at least three policemen at Rumuigbo in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The policemen were reportedly on stop-and-search duty close to a petrol filling station at Rumuigbo when the gunmen struck. The Guardian gathered that after felling the police officers, the assailants made away with their guns.…
Policemen storm NHIS headquarters amid workers’ protest
A Police team was yesterday deployed at the headquarters of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Jabi District of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja following a protest by NHIS workers. The police officers arrived at the agency’s premises at 6am to checkmate the NHIS workers who have been protesting against the reinstatement of…