Tag: Nigerian Police

A contingent of 144 police officers from Nigeria have arrived in Somalia to tackle insecurity

A contingent of 144 police officers from Nigeria have arrived in Somalia to boost stabilization efforts in the country, the African Union mission said on Sunday – China Global Television Network Africa reporting. The story reads, “AMISOM Police operations coordinator Daniel Ali Gwambal said 30 police officers to serve under[Read More…]

Just In: Gunmen numbering 20 raze Anambra police zonal headquarters

Gunmen numbering about 20 in the early hours of Monday attacked the Zonal Police Headquarters, Zone13, Ukpo, Anambra State. They razed some offices and scores of vehicles during the attack – A police officer, who pleaded anonymity, told Punch Newspaper that hoodlums were rebuffed from getting into the armory department[Read More…]

Mr Macaroni drags police to court over Lekki Toll Gate arrest

Mr Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni has disclosed that he has filed a case against the Nigeria Police Force. He was on Sunday narrating his ordeal when he was arrested and detained during the #OccupyLekki protest in February 13 when he made the disclosure. Adebayo who was also[Read More…]

Police arrest 17 suspected cultists in Abuja

The police in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja has disclosed it arrested 17 suspected cultists as part of its ongoing efforts to combat criminal elements in the city. According to the statement released by the Commissioner of Police for the FCT Command, ASP Yusuf Mariam, the suspects were arrested along the[Read More…]

Breaking: Tension in Aba as gunshots rock Police Area Command

Tension in Aba commercial town in Abia State, over sounds of gunshots at the police area command. Residents were going about their normal activities when suddenly security operatives started shooting sporadically – Gunmen had attacked the Police Command Headquarters in Owerri and correctional center also in Imo, the state capital,[Read More…]

Concerned about its relationship with citizens, Nigerian police launched a radio station

The Nigerian police have launched a radio station aimed at improving its relationship with the ordinary citizens. Police boss Mohammed Adamu said the radio will provide information on community policing and help reach the public better. Nigerian police and members of the public have had a frosty relationship with citizens[Read More…]

Breaking: Gunmen attack Police Patrol team – cart away arms in Delta

Unidentified gunmen have attacked a police patrol team at Ashaka, Ndokwa East Local Government Area, Delta State, stabbing an inspector to death, inflicting injuries on others and setting a patrol car ablaze. The gunmen also dispossessed the police officers of some riffles and made away with them during the incident[Read More…]

Just In: Police orders investigation into the attack on the convoy of Benue governor, Samuel Ortom

The inspector-general of police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered an investigation into the attack on the convoy of Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue. Gunmen on Saturday, attacked the governor’s convoy while on a visit to a farm – the incident was said to have occurred at Tyo Mu along Makurdi-Gboko road. Frank[Read More…]

Gunmen attack Police base in Bauchi

Gunmen have attacked the Safer Highways base of the Nigerian Police in Nabordo, Toro Local Government Area, killing two persons. The Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakili, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Sunday via a telephone interview. He said the attack was carried out on Saturday night on[Read More…]

Just In: Police gun down kidnappers in Abuja

Police operatives in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have shot dead two suspected kidnappers in Anguwar Hausawa, Naharati community in Abaji Area Council, Abuja. The kidnappers were killed during an exchange of gunfire with the police and members of the vigilante group guarding the area. A resident, simply identified as[Read More…]