Tag: Nigerian Police

Police IG Orders Deployment Of Special Forces Over Zamfara Attacks

Press Releases ….Aerial Surveillance to commence As part of wider strategies at tackling the recurrent attacks on some Zamfara communities, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, CFR, NPM, mni, psc, has ordered the immediate massive deployment of Special Forces which comprises Ten (10) Units of Police Mobile Force (PMF),[Read More…]

Police Say No Clue On Kidnapped Bauchi Businessman, Manu Soro

The police in Bauchi on Tuesday said there was no breakthrough in the search for kidnapped businessman, Alhaji Manu Soro. Soro was abducted by gunmen on Saturday in his home town of Soro after attending evening prayers. The Police Command spokesman, DSP Haruma Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria[Read More…]

Nigerian Police Investigate Ibadan House Where Human Skeletons & Body Parts Were Discovered

BBC News Nigerian police have opened a murder investigation after human skeletons and body parts were discovered in an abandoned building in the south-west. Officers also rescued several people nearby who had been chained together and appeared severely malnourished. The alarm had been raised by motorcycle taxi riders in the[Read More…]

Man Arrested For Allegedly Setting Wife, Son Ablaze

NAN Ibadan – A man, who had been on the run after allegedly setting his wife and son ablaze in their one-room apartment at Agugu area of Ibadan, has been arrested. DSP Olabisi Clet-Ilobanafor, the Oyo State police spokesperson, confirmed the arrest on Tuesday in Ibadan. The suspect, who was[Read More…]

Fuel Subsidy Scam: Special Fraud Unit Of The Nigerian Police Recovered N6.5bn In 2013

NAN The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigerian Police on Monday said it recovered N6.5 billion from the suspected fraudsters with substantial amount from fuel subsidy scam. The Commissioner of Police, SFU, Tunde Ogunshakin, told newsmen in Lagos that the money was recovered from 1,142 reported cases between January[Read More…]

APC Urges Jonathan To Stop Reign Of Impunity In Rivers State

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Sunday asked President Goodluck Jonathan to put an end to what it termed the worsening reign of impunity in Rivers State. In a reaction to the tear gas fired by the police at ‘Save Rivers Movement’ in Port Harcourt, the party’s Interim National Publicity Secretary,[Read More…]

Police Arrest 150 Armed Robbers, 70 Kidnappers In Benin

NAN Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of police, Zone 5 commandMr Hashimu Argungu,, said on Tuesday that 150 armed robbers were arrested in a total of 124 armed robbery cases reported in 2013. The zone comprises the three states of Edo, Delta and Bayelsa. Argungu, who was briefing reporters in Benin,[Read More…]

Security: Inspector-General Of Police Redeploys 5 AIGs And 2 CPs

by Aminu Tukur The Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, Friday redeploys 5 Assistant Inspector Generals of Police and 2 Commissioners of Police. A statement issued to newsmen by the Force Publci Relations Officer, CSP FRANK E. MBA, the posting takes immediate effect. The statement reads, “In line with his[Read More…]