Police fraud unit arrests 20 fake visa racketeers in Lagos

— 20th January 2018 NAN The Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) says it has arrested over 20 suspects who specialised in counterfeiting entry visas of some foreign countries. Spokesman for the PSFU, Audi Lawal, said in a statement on Saturday, January 20, in Lagos, that the visa racketeers were arrested at several embassies of the […]

Benue Massacre: “I cannot be a leader over dead people,” – Ortom

Benue Massacre: “I cannot be a leader over dead people,” – Ortom — 5th January 2018 (Rose Ejembi – MAKURDI) Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that he is withdrawing from all political activities until the problem of herdsmen invasion of the Benue valley is over. “I have decided to withdraw from every political […]

Ebonyi: Man shot dead by police at football match

— 5th January 2018 (Obinna Odogwu – ABAKALIKI) Tragedy struck, on Wednesday, in Ndufu Echara community in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State as a football fan, whose name was given as Obinna Igwe, was shot dead allegedly by the police when a fracas broke out at a match in the area. Two other persons […]

I-G orders stop-and-search nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris  has directed immediate commencement of stop-and-search operations during the Christmas and New Year celebrations. A statement by the Force spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood in Abuja on Saturday, said Idris directed all State Police Commands across the country to beef up security at flashpoints, black spots and vulnerable points […]

The Pre-condition for Police Reform in Nigerian – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | Dec. 20, 2017 – Recently, many Nigerians vehemently denounced the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for its brutality, extortion and extra-judicial killings. It was very impressive that the uproar against SARS officers prompted immediate responses from the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Nigerian senate. Both the IGP and […]

Giving a kiss without consent is rape, Police warn (In that case all Nigerian politicians will be in jail)

A police force has been ridiculed for warning people to get consent before they ‘bump into that special someone under the mistletoe’ — or else they could be committing ‘rape.’ The Police Service of Northern Ireland posted the highly criticised message on Saturday, drawing hundreds of mocking comments attacking the force for ‘trivialising’ rape. The […]

I am free to have a romantic affair with any police woman – IGP

  Leke Baiyewu The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has said that there is no law that prevents him from marrying a serving female police officer. He challenged the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isa Misau, who accused him of having an affair with a junior female colleague, to prove him otherwise. […]

Nigeria Police ranked worst in the world – new survey

   

Army, police in grand looting of IPOB leader Kanu’s home

Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The Indigenous People of Biafra, on Tuesday, said men of the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force have been looting Nnamdi Kanu’s family house at Afaraukwu, Umuahia, in Abia State. IPOB, which made the allegation in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Emma Powerful, said the latest incident occurred on Sunday, […]

Senate Probes IGP Over Alleged Fraud, Nepotism …As Idris’ In-Laws Threaten Misau

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai (middle),with military officers and officials of the International Community of Red Crescent, at the inauguration of 20-bed capacity special clinic at the Military Medical Centre, the Nigerian Army, 7 Division, Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri, last Tuesday. The Senate, yesterday, set up an eight-member ad-hoc committee to investigate allegations […]

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