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Police promote 141,391 personnel in my tenure – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday said 141,391 officers and men of the Nigeria Police were promoted from January 2019 to date. Adamu...

IPOB terrorists burn down police station in Ebonyi, injure policeman

Terrorists suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have attacked and burnt the left wing of Police Divisional Headquarters...

Late IGP Gambo Jimeta to be buried today

The late former Inspector General of police, Alhaji Gambo Jimeta will be buried today after Friday prayers. The late IG died yesterday at 84 after...

New Adamawa CP assumes duty, vows to crush insecurity

The newly posted Commissioner of Police (CP) in Adamawa State, Aliyu Adamu Alhaji has today assumed duty with a pledge to crush crime and...

Four policemen, several bandits die in fierce battle along Birnin Gwari highway

Four policemen as well as several bandits have died during a fierce encounter between the two groups along the dreade Birnin Gwari - Funtua...

Disquiet trails IGP’s bid to sell police facility in Lagos few weeks to retirement

A major crisis is brew­ing at the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over the decision by the retiring Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mo­hammed Adamu,...

18 arrested in Zamfara for involvement in demonstration

The police command in Zamfara has arrested 18 suspects over unlawful demonstration, leading to destruction of property including the Emir of Shinkafi’s palace. This is...

Security: Adamawa police to deploy 471 personnel for Hama Bachama’s coronation

Adamawa State police command has finalised arrangements to ensure a water tight security during the coronation of the new Hama Bachama slated to take...

Assistant commissioner of police in Cross River murdered

The discovery of the body of an Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Egbe Eko Edum, reportedly hacked to death by unknown assailants in Calabar,...

Kidnappers abduct wife, son of Atiku’s security detail, brother of Adamawa lawmaker

Suspected kidnappers have abducted the wife and son of a security detail of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. The kidnappers were believed to have gone...

How we rescue abducted officers – Police

The Nigeria Police high command has said that its covert operation to locate and rescue its nine officers that were abducted by bandits in...

Gbajabiamila’s security aide allegedly shoots, kill newspapers vendor

A security aide attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Thursday allegedly shot a newspaper vendor in Abuja. Information gathered...

Two killed in Lagos as gunmen ambush bullion van

Two persons, including a motorcyclist, were feared killed after gunmen attacked a bullion van in Lagos on Thursday. The incident occurred along Addo road Ajah...

14 days detention without trial: IPC calls for unconditional release of journalist

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, has called for the immediate release of Mr. Tom Oga, the Publisher of Power Steering Magazine, who has...

Only officers with unblemished record will make SWAT, IGP says

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu on Sunday confirmed that the new Police Tactical Team (SWAT) would commence training on Monday. Force spokesman Frank Mba,...

#ENDSARS: Police open fire on protesters in Anambra

Sounds of gunfire rented the air as protesters marched to the headquarters of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) in Awkuzu, Anambra, on Friday. The protesters,...

Police arrest 5 traffic robbers during #EndSARS protest

Five robbery suspects, who allegedly wanted to hide under the cover of the ongoing #EndSARS protest to rob people in traffic, have been arrested. The...

Osun police dismiss officer for stealing applicant’s phone, cash during recruitment

The Osun State Police Command has dismissed one of its officers, Olayiwola Felix, for allegedly stealing the belonging of an applicant during a recruitment...

43 protesters arrested in Katsina as police station, NIS facility burnt down

The police in Katsina State have arrested 43 suspects over Monday’s protest, which left one person dead and several others injured. Youths in Daddara village...

Buhari signs Nigeria police bill 2020 into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020. The president, according to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and...
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Twin explosions rock PDP secretariat over councillorship primaries

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