Lockdown: Police Inspector allegedly kills man in Abia

By Ugochukwu Alaribe A Police Inspector who reportedly shot dead a civilian, along Ururuka Road, Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia State, has been arrested by the Police. The policeman, simply identified as Stanley was arrested for shooting one Mr Chibuisi, while enforcing the lockdown in the area. Stanley was said to have tried to stop a […]

COVID-19: Avoid social visits to stations, don’t make unnecessary arrests, IGP cautions Nigerians, officers

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, cautioned Nigerians to avoid social visits to police stations across Nigeria. This is just as he warned officers to avoid “unnecessary arrests and detention of suspects.” The statement, signed by force’ spokesperson, Frank Mba, with Ref No. CZ.5300/FPRD/FHQ/ABJ/VOL.2/, reads: “The IGP, whileurging officers to observe personal safety measures, […]

Reps condemn Police extra-judicial killings, want SARS reviewed

The House of Representatives at the plenary yesterday condemned the rising cases of extrajudicial killing, extortion, harassment, and intimidation by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The House called for the review of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other tactical squads created by the NPF to reduce human rights abuses. The call followed the unanimous […]

Alleged Police extrajudicial killing: widow demands justice

By Ijendu Iheaka Mrs Goodluck Ogbuji, wife of late Nwamaka Ogbuji, an Ugwuatti Community Youth Leader in Ukwa,  Abia State, has appealed to the Federal and Abia Governments for justice. Ogbuji was an alleged victim of extra-judicial killing by Police Mobile Force men. Goodluck made the call while speaking to newsmen in Aba on Wednesday. The […]

Police arrest 24 suspects for blocking Lagos roads

By Oladapo Udom The Police from Ijora Badia, Area B Command, on Monday, arrested 24 suspects for blocking major roads in Ijora, Lagos following the recent ban of motorcycle (Okada) and tricycle (Keke) by the State Government. The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bala Elkana, in a statement said the suspects caused major […]

Police Caution Against Threat To Peaceful Kano Re-Run Poll

The Police Command in Kano State has warned politicians against posing threat to the peaceful conduct of the January 25, House of Representatives re-run election in the state. Mr Habu Ahmadu-Sani, the state Commissioner of Police, disclosed this during a stakeholders’ meeting at the state Police Headquarters in Bompai, Kano. DSP Abdullahi Haruna, Police Public […]

My Detention Story – Fegalo Nsuke – MOSOP (Ogoni) President

By Fegalo Nsuke, President – Movement for the Survival of Ogoni people (MOSOP) –  It was Thursday, January 2, 2020, at about 2.30pm, I had met with the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Bori Division, and latter with the Area Command in Bori. I needed to brief them on the planned Ogoni day activities […]

Bayelsa boils as policeman kills corps member, two others

Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital boiled yesterday as a policeman reportedly shot dead three persons. Those shot dead are a commercial driver and two of his passengers, leading to rioting in the state’s capital. According to reports, the policeman guarding a new generation bank at the Ekeki axis of the capital city was said to have […]

US assasination of Iranian General IGP Adamu places Nigeria Policemen on red alert nationwide

  By Idowu Bankole The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has on Sunday, placed Police Commands and Formations nationwide on red alert following the death of Iranian Army General, Qassem Soleimani. In a statement released on Sunday evening, the Spokesperson of the Nigeria Police, Frank Mba, disclosed that “This proactive measure follows Intelligence Report […]

Police declare Kanu’s lawyer wanted over death of cops

Police in Anambra State have declared Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu wanted. The Commissioner of Police, John Abang disclosed this in a press conference in Awka on Tuesday. He said the declaration of the lawyer and his cohorts wanted, was in connection with the […]

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