True federalism and the question of state police - Part 2
Many of the criminals would not want to operate if they have the knowledge that the security enforcement agents are those who can easily recognize them as people from the same neighborhood and strange people will find it difficult to go to an area....
Osinbajo's opinion on state police contrasts Buhari's
Nigeria's Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo again on Tuesday made a case for state police in the country, which has been one of the many demands of the those calling for the restructuring of the country and has enjoyed the support of the Nigerian Senate. The Senate on Tuesday, July 3 passed a resolution directing its Constitutional…
Police to support Eko Disco on debt recovery
The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company said that the Lagos State Police Command promised to support the company to boost its revenue generation through debts recovery.
State police and national security
The high state of insecurity and the inability of the Federal Government to deal with the orgy of killings by herdsmen in the country certainly challenge the very basis of Nigeria’s existence as a sovereign nation. The National Assembly, obviously responding to this dangerous scenario the other day started the process of amending the nation’s…
Top cop Yomi Shogunle slams move to create state police
If eventually created, state police will be prone to mismanagement and may become tools of vendetta in the hands of politicians, a top Nigerian police officer has warned. Yomi Shogunle, an assistant commissioner of police who heads the Nigerian Police's Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit, insisted that community policing would yield better results. "How many…
Before the state police bill is passed
The call for State Police has been resonating in Nigeria for years, due to the realization that the Nigeria Police, as presently constituted cannot handle the increased demands of law enforcement, in the criminal justice system.
Renewed call for state police in Nigeria
Sir: What brought about the renewed clamour for state police in Nigeria are rampant killings, with particular reference to many parts of northern Nigeria.
Speakers to lead call for state police
Obasa posited that the challenges of security as it currently affects all the 36 states of the federation, has made the demand for creation of state police “a must consider for the guarantee of safety of lives and property.”