Police raid night clubs, arrest 71 for flouting COVID-19 protocols in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday disclosed that it has raided some night clubs and arrested no fewer than 71 suspects for violating COVID-19 orders at Lekki and Surulere areas of the state respectively. A statement by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said the “state premised on its vow... Continue Reading →

38 Inmates Escape From Enugu Police Custody

There is tension in Enugu State on Monday after over 38 criminals reportedly escaped from police custody. The inmates were remanded in the custody of the State Police Command for various offences. Police sources told the newspaper on Monday that the inmates numbering between 38 and 40 escaped from the police cells at the State... Continue Reading →

Police, rights group kick as cop kills man in Rivers

The Centre for Basic Rights Protection and Accountablilty Campaign (CBRAC) and the Rivers State Police Command, have condemned the killings of one Mr. Jimoh Abiodun, by a policeman. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Joseph Mukan, said the suspect, whose name was not disclosed, had been subjected to psychological evaluation. It was gathered that... Continue Reading →

Stolen Ogun Assembly mace recovered in Lagos

The mace of the Ogun State House of Assembly, which was stolen on Thursday, has been recovered in Lagos State. It was reported on Thursday, that the mace was carted away by some unknown hoodlums. The hoodlums were said to have broken into the office of the Speaker, Olakunle Oluomo overnight and went away with... Continue Reading →

Police nab fake Air Force Captain in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command on Monday night arrested a fake Air Force Captain, who specializes in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public by posing as a Nigerian Air Force officer. The police also rescued 12 kidnap victims in Gatakawa village, Kankara local government area of Katsina State. The Spokesman of the Katsina State Command,... Continue Reading →

Again, Police Threaten Showdown As Nigerians Vow To Resume #ENDSARS Protest Monday

The Lagos State Police Command has said security agencies will not fold their arms as youths plan fresh protests against police brutality and extortion. This was contained in a  statement on Sunday by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, titled ‘No room for violent protest, gathering in Lagos’. The statement was issued after... Continue Reading →

Boat mishap: Police confirm recovery of bodies of 6 personnel in Bayelsa

The Police Command in Bayelsa has announced the recovery of bodies of the six policemen who went missing after a boat mishap in Southern Ijaw Local Government area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred on Dec. 4 when one of the speed boats conveying 11police personnel from... Continue Reading →

Rivers: IPOB clears air on detonating ‘bomb’ at Wike’s father’s Church

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has absolved its members from the attack at the church of River State Governor, Nyesom Wike’s father’s church. Recall that dynamite was detonated at a church steered by Wike’s father in Port Harcourt, the state capital. The State Police Command had confirmed development. This is the second time the Christian Universal... Continue Reading →

Police arrest seven ‘cultists’ in Ikorodu

Operatives of the Lagos Police Command have arrested seven suspected cultists at Agura in Ikorodu, a Lagos district. The suspects, Abolaji Arbayo, 21, Josiah Offem, 37, Oluwapelumi Oyeyinka, 25, Lamidi Taofeeq, 41, Rabiu Ganiyu, 25,  alleged driver of the group’s operational vehicle, Ahmed Shittu, 48, and a woman alleged to be their armourer, Zainab Nurudeen,... Continue Reading →

Police arrest wanted pirate after attack on passenger boat in Rivers

The Police Command in Rivers has arrested one Daniel George, suspected to be a pirate, over his alleged involvement in the attack on a passenger boat in Bonny waterways. NAN reports that the attack happened in the early hours of Thursday, with many of the passengers aboard the boat sustaining injuries. A fisherman resident in... Continue Reading →

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