Tag: Police officers

2 men arrested in Ogun state for allegedly video recording 3 police officers

Two men were on Monday docked in a Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun for allegedly taking a video recording of three police officers as they performed their duties. The prosecutor also claimed they allegedly assaulted police officers The police charged Nnaji Sunday, 23, and Daniel Ogbu, 27 with assault and[Read More…]

3 police officers die in auto crash on way to special assignment

Three police officers have been reported dead after their van lost control and crashed into drainage. NewsWireNGR gathered that the officers were on their way to Kaduna from Abuja for a special assignment before the unfortunate event. Narrating the sad incident, a witness said, “I was about crossing the road[Read More…]

Police officer stabs colleague to death in Bayelsa

The Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa, Mr Ben Okolo, on Friday in Yenagoa confirmed the stabbing to death of a police officer by his colleague. Okolo said he had ordered the detention of the suspect and an investigation of the incident. The confirmation of the stabbing and the order for[Read More…]

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Baba Ijesha facing another defilement allegation — Police

ASP Wahab Kareem on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court that Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James alias “Baba Ijesha” was facing another allegation of child defilement. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Kareem, attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Yaba, Lagos, testified as the fifth prosecution[Read More…]

Pandemonium as commercial motorcycle riders, task force officials clash

There was pandemonium on Wednesday at Ikeja Along, Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos, as officials of the Lagos State Task Force and commercial motorcycle riders known as Okada riders clashed during a raid by the agency. Multiple eyewitnesses tell SR, trouble started after the Okada riders resisted the task force officials from[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Dismiss Six Police Officers Attached To Rivers Governor Wike

The police have dismissed an Inspector and five sergeants attached to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, over alleged misuse of firearms during the legislative rerun in the state in December last year. They are ex-Inspct. Eyong Victor, ex-Sgts. Peter Ekpo, Oguni Goodluck, Orji Nwoke, Okpe Ezekiel and Tanko Akor.[Read More…]

Buhari Directs Police Chief To Withdraw Officers From VIP’s

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arise to scale down the number of policemen attached to dignitaries. Buhari gave the directives at a meeting with officials of the Ministry of Police Affairs and the Police Service Commission at the Presidential Villa, Abuja yesterday. In August[Read More…]

IG Warns Policemen Against Engaging In Domestic Chores (Handbag Carriers) For VIPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has warned security details attached to government officials against engaging in as domestic chores for their principals. Arase gave the warning at an interactive session with police inspectors and other rank and file personnel selected from commands nationwide at the Police Headquarters in[Read More…]

Oshiomhole Splashes N14m To 7 Widows Of Dead Police Officers

NAN Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo on Thursday donated N14 million to seven widows of police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in the state. Oshiomhole made the donation at a meeting with senior police officers and families of deceased officers in Benin. He also donated[Read More…]