Police dismiss four officers for burgling Jonathan’s house

By Anthony Ogbonna The police, Thursday, dismissed four officers for allegedly burgling the house of the Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan. The Federal Capital Territory Police Command dismissed the officers after they were found culpable in stealing items belonging to the former president such as, six television sets, fridges, air-conditioners, Ijaw attires and designer […]

Why kidnapping festers in Nigeria – IGP

Why kidnapping festers in Nigeria – IGP From: Molly Kilete, Abuja Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has attributed the high rate of kidnapping in the country to the non-availability of stiffer penalties for offenders. He said criminals were taking advantage of this lapses to engage in the illegal act which they consider a […]

Police rescue 14 passengers kidnapped in Rivers

Chukwudi Akasike,  Port Harcourt Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command have rescued 14 passengers, who were kidnapped on Thursday by gunmen. The rescue was said to have come less than 24 hours after they (bus passengers) were whisked away by their captors around Rumuji in Emohua Local Government Area of the state by their […]

Chinese boss cripple Ogun worker with kung fu kick – Police bribed to look the other way

    …Ogun police accused of taking bribe Samson Folarin A worker with Bedmate Furniture Company, Magboro, Ogun State, William Ekanem, is in pain after his spinal bone was allegedly damaged by his Chinese boss, identified as Master Wan. PUNCH Metro learnt that Master Wan, who is skilled in kung fu, had demanded to see […]

Imo bank robbery: Nigeria not worth dying for, say policemen

Samson Folarin, Afeez Hanafi and Chidiebube Okeoma Following the killing of two policemen in a robbery at a Zenith Bank branch in Owerri, Imo State, some men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force have decried the alleged abandonment of their family members by the police authorities. The operatives, who spoke with our correspondents on […]

Igbo quit notice: Police begin manhunt for signatories

Police begin manhunt for signatories Following Governor El-Rufai’s directive, the police in Kaduna said a manhunt has been launched for the signatories to the statement. The manhunt, according to the police, is backed by the order given by Kaduna State government to have them arrested. In his reaction, Force Public Relations Officer, Chief Superintendent of […]

Normalcy returns to Calabar after Navy, police clash

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar Normalcy has returned to Calabar, the Cross Rivers State capital  after a clash between Navy and the Nigerian police in a part of the city on Tuesday. Addressing journalists after an Emergency State Security Council Meeting in Calabar, Governor Ben Ayade, urged the citizenry to go about their legitimate businesses. Ayade said, […]

Policemen rob doctor coming from emergency of N45,000

IG, Ibrahim Idris; CP, Lagos, Fatai Owoseni Samson Folarin A Lagos medical practitioner, who identified himself only as Dr Itan, has accused policemen from the Area M command of stealing N45,000 from him. The victim, who works with a private hospital in the Iyana Ipaja area of the state, said he was returning from an […]

Photographer torture: Autopsy report faults Oyo police

Kola Aderogba Samson Folarin A report of the autopsy  conducted on the remains of late Ibadan photographer, Kola Aderogba, who was tortured to death by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Oyo State, has revealed that he died from bruises and fractures, among others. A source, who sighted a copy of the report, told PUNCH […]

Video of policemen collecting bribe in Lagos goes viral

  An undated video showing some officers of the Nigeria Police Force collecting bribes has gone viral. In the video, which lasted 18 seconds, the police officers could be seen collecting bribes from drivers of commercial buses, popularly known as danfo in the Lagos metropolis. An analysis of the video showed the incident may have […]

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