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Our Ordeal In The Hands Of Nigerian Police – Footballers

Following the horrific death of Remo Stars assistant captain Kazeem Tiamiyu, after he was arrested by SARS officials on Saturday, JOHNNY EDWARD and KELVIN EKERETE write on the experiences of some of the country’s star footballers in the hands of policemen, in this report The gruesome death of Remo Stars defender and assistant captain Kazeem Tiamiyu threw the... Continue Reading →

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Police Need 250,000 Rifles, 1,000 APCs, 774 Drones – IG

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu,  on Tuesday said apart from inadequate personnel, the Nigeria Police Force needed no fewer than 1,000 armored personnel carriers and 250,000 assault rifles with corresponding ammunition. Adamu, who disclosed this at a public hearing organized by the House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, tagged,  ‘Repositioning the Nigeria Police... Continue Reading →

How Trigger-Happy Policeman Killed Lagos Resident – Baale

The Baale of Makoko Waterfront Settlement, a suburb in Lagos State, Steven Aji, on Tuesday narrated to a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere, Lagos Island, how a trigger-happy policeman, Pepple Boma, allegedly shot a resident in the stomach during the demolition of some houses in the area. Boma, who is standing trial on one... Continue Reading →

Woman arrested over kidnap of friend’s mother

The police in Nasarawa State have arrested a 29-year-old woman, Mrs. Paulina Santos, who allegedly planned to kidnap the mother of her friend. The friend’s husband was said to have been working with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. Parading the suspect in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Bola Longe,... Continue Reading →

VIDEO: Police Has No Right To Search Your Phone – Police PRO, Dolapo Badmos Reveals

The Public Officer of the Nigerian Lagos state Police, Dolapo Badmos, says that no police officer has the right to go through your phone for no special reason. Badmos, who spoke when she featured in a video song by Ruggedman, Nigerian rapper and music producer, said police officers are only allowed to search phones when... Continue Reading →

Police Arrest Suspected Killer Of Aso Rock Director, Laetitia Dagan

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested an alleged conspirator in the murder of an Assistant Director attached to the State House, Abuja, Laetitia Dagan, who was killed by some assailants in her home in the Galadimawa area of the Federal Capital Territory. The FCT Police Command on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of the suspect, identified... Continue Reading →

Policewoman Arrested For Grabbing Mechanic’s Genitals

A policewoman, who allegedly clutched the private parts of a mechanic, Ikwunado Chima, while he was being tortured in detention has been arrested and detained by the Rivers State Police Command. The late Chima met his untimely death in police custody on December 23, 2019, four days after he was arrested. It was gathered that... Continue Reading →

How Bandits Attacked Police Helicopter In Kaduna

A Police Bell helicopter was downed on Wednesday when men of the Nigeria Police Force attacked and killed terrorists and bandits during an early morning operation in Kaduna State. Police say that over 250 terrorists and bandits were killed as tactical forces stormed Ansaru Terrorists’ Camp. According to Police Spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, the helicopter,... Continue Reading →

Police Inspector Charged With Murder ‘Kills Self’ To Evade Trial

A police inspector facing murder charges in Lagos State has reportedly killed himself to evade trial. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bala Elkana, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. He explained that the police officer, Inspector Okon Essien, was detained at the State Crime Investigation Department (CID) cell in Yaba before... Continue Reading →

Senate, IG Seek Implementation Of Community Policing

The Senate and the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, met on Thursday to harmonize positions on the implementation of a community policing policy that would involve governors and traditional institutions and groups in the provision of security. The IG in an interview with journalists after the meeting confirmed that the police were convinced that they... Continue Reading →

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