Security

Controversial Police Chief, Joseph Mbu Admits Officers Are Underappreciated

By Chris Nomjov Assistant Inspector General of Police, Joseph Mbu, has charged police officers to remain bold and never succumb to harassment and intimidation. Mbu said the efforts of police officers are hardly ever appreciated, stating that they are heavily criticized for small mistakes, while their accomplishments are never rewarded nor publicised. Mbu, who is[Read More…]

Nigerian Police Uncover Fresh Plot To Rig Kogi Guber Polls

By Chris Nomjov The Nigerian Police Force says it has uncovered plans by some politicians in Kogi to disguise themselves in police uniform and rig the state governorship election slated for Saturday, November 21. The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase disclosed this on Tuesday in Lokoja, at a stakeholders’ forum. Arase[Read More…]

Nigerian Troops Launch Final Push Into Sambisa Forest, To Beat December Deadline

By Chris Nomjov The Nigerian Army’s operations in the North-eastern part of the country, is on a final onslaught against Boko Haram; as it heads for Sambisa Forest, the stronghold of the terrorist sect. This is a final push to recapture North East and rid her of the sect. The[Read More…]

Lagos Police To Investigate Officer’s Mysterious Death

By Chris Nomjov The Lagos Police Command, on Wednesday, announced that it has opened investigations into the cause of the death of late Agi Elias (Force No. 386982) in his car. Reports claimed the dead policeman found in his car committed suicide after missing assessment test at Police College, Ikeja.[Read More…]

Police Quiz Alleged ‘Architects’ Of Multiple Abuja Blasts

By Chris Nomjov The Nigerian Police scored a major point in its anti-terrorism campaign, as it announced Monday, that perpetrators of the multiple blasts that rocked Abuja, on October 2; had been arrested. Disclosing this to newsmen in Abuja, the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase announced the arrest of two[Read More…]

Man Who Planned To Blow Up Motor Park Arrested In Bauchi

A suspected suicide bomber who planned to blow up the Yankari motor park in Bauchi, Bauchi State, has been arrested. According to a security source, the man attempted to gain entry into the park when the explosives on him were detected by metal detectors. “The man came very early in[Read More…]

Fulani Herdsmen Alleged To Have Killed Delta Residents In Renewed Hostilities

Three persons have been killed and two others injured in renewed hostilities between Fulani herdsmen and residents of Okuke, a satellite village at Amorji in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State. The people of the community, it was gathered, had been at loggerheads with the herdsmen who they[Read More…]

In Enugu, Police Arrest Two Masquerades For Stealing

The Police in Nsukka on Saturday arrested two men in masquerade costume in Ovoko Community, Nsukka LGA, Enugu State, for allegedly beating up a passenger on a commercial motorcycle and robbing him of N57,000. The incident happened on the Nsukka/Oballo-Afor highway. A police source said policemen moved to the scene[Read More…]

Boko Haram Members Have Offered To Dialogue With The Federal Government

The Centre for Crisis Communication (CCC), an independent Non-Governmental Organisation, on Tuesday, revealed that some Boko Haram elements had approached it for dialogue as a way of ending the insurgency in parts of the country. Executive Secretary of the centre, Air Commodore Yusuf Anas (rtd), who addressed the press on[Read More…]

How Armed Robbers Now Disguise As ATM Users – Police

The Nigeria Police have issued an alert to Nigerians using the Automated Teller Machine, particularly in the night, to be watchful as armed robbers have started pretending as ATM users in order to rob bank customers. The NPF issued this alert on its website after an Abuja resident, a man,[Read More…]