Police give update on killers of Olajide Sowore

The police on Sunday said that they were combing forest to arrest the killers of Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of Sahara Reporters’ Publisher Omoyele Sowore. The Edo Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Kontongs Bello, gave the assurance in Benin while addressing newsmen. According to him, “It has become very necessary for the police to […]

Suspected kidnappers shoot DPO in Edo, abandoned for dead

By Ozioruva Aliu THE Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Igarra Police Station in Akoko-Edo local government area, of Edo State, Suleiman Muhammed, has been reportedly shot by suspected kidnappers along the Auchi-Igarra-Ibillo road. The incident which happened on Tuesday a few metres before Sasaro around 7 pm led to commuters becoming stranded until the local […]

Police okay local security outfits in Imo

By Collins Osuji, Owerri Seek community leaders’ cooperation The formation of local security outfits in Imo State has got the nod of the police. The Commissioner of Police (CP), Rabiu Hussaini, has, therefore, urged community leaders in the state to help in efforts to combat insecurity and restore normalcy. During a meeting with the presidents-general of […]

LEAKED AUDIO: Abba Kyari should be handed over to FBI — CNG

LEAKED AUDIO: Abba Kyari should be handed over to FBI — CNG Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has said the embattled Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Abba Kyari, who was indicted of complicity in a fraud investigation should be handed over to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The group’s spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman was recently caught […]

Mixed reactions trail IGP’s posting of DCP Tunde Disu as IRT Commander

  Some security experts and a  journalist have commended the posting  of DCP Tunde Disu by the Inspector-General of Police,  Usman Baba, as the new commander of  the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), while one expert faulted  the action. In separate interviews  in Lagos on Tuesday, some  of the experts said Disu was competent to […]

Edo police confirm abduction of 19 Naval school students

By Jethro Ibileke, Benin Edo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of 19 students of Naval College of Engineering, Sapele, Delta State by gunmen. The students who were traveling in two vehicles, an 18-seater bus and a Toyota Sienna bus, on Monday were reportedly traveling from Kaduna State to Sapele. They were however ambushed […]

Why we dropped Magu’s name from promotion list – PSC

Magu The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday said it dropped the name of former Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu from promotion list because it is still awaiting clearance from the Office of Attorney General. The PSC had promoted 24 CPs, 35 DCPs, 52 ACPs, 50 CSPs and dropped Magu from […]

Police commission promotes 24 CPs to AIG rank, drops Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu Kayode Oyero 8 July 2021 The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 24 Commissioners of Police to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police. The Commission, however, declined the promotion of former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, CP Ibrahim Magu. The Commission’s Head of Press […]

Police nab 9 suspects for armed robbery in Jigawa

  The police command in Jigawa has arrested nine armed robbery suspects believed to have been terrorising residents in Gumel Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. ASP Shiisu Lawan, spokesperson for the command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Sunday that the suspects were arrested on June 30. Lawan said […]

Enugu killer cop called every worker’s name to ensure no one was alive –Survivors

Enugu killer cop called every worker’s name to ensure no one was alive –Survivors Kindly share this story: × Raphael Ede 4 July 2021 On Sunday, June 20, 2021, a police inspector whose identity has yet to be revealed woke up, grabbed his AK-47 rifle and went on a shooting spree, killing people at a […]

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