Tuesday, February 16, 2021



Banditry: Police arrest 3 suspected arms dealers in Kebbi

The Police Command in Kebbi has arrested three suspected arms dealers as part of efforts to rid the state of crimes.

Mob lynches ‘Shila Boy’ in Yola

The Police in Adamawa, on Sunday, confirmed the death of a suspected member of a criminal gang known as ‘Shila Boys’ in Jimeta, Yola...

COVID-19: Correctional facility rejects suspects without test certificate

A Grade A Customary Court, sitting at Mapo in Ibadan, on Wednesday ordered three suspected hooligans to be remanded in the Mapo police cell for allegedly causing public disorder.

Police Service Commission promotes 20,356 senior officers

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the promotion of 20, 356 senior police officers, the spokesman for the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said. In a...

Police confirm abduction, killing of Taraba LG boss, nephew

The Police Command in Taraba on Sunday confirmed the kidnapping and killing of the Chairman of Ardo Kola Local Government Area of the state, Salihu Dovo, and his Nephew.

Gunmen kidnap ex-Bauchi lawmaker, Abdulmumuni Ningi

A former member of the Bauchi Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi, has been abducted by gunmen.

Kano LG Poll: Police deploy 10,000 personnel

The Police Command in Kano State has deployed 10,000 personnel for the Jan. 16, local government councils election in the state.

Kano CP decorates 29 promoted police officers

The Commissioner of Police, CP, in Kano State, Habu Ahmad, has tasked the 29 newly promoted officers in the Command to display high level of professionalism while carrying out their lawful duties.

Gunmen invade Benue community, kill 5 persons – Police

The Benue Police Command on Sunday said unknown gunmen have killed five persons in the state, involving two persons in Gwer West LG and a family of three, in Katsina-ala LG of the State.

Gunmen kill 3 police officers in Benue

Unknown gunmen have attacked and killed three police officers at the residence of the Katsina-Ala Local Government Chairman, Alfred Atera.

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Monday disclosed that the Federal Government has earmarked N400 billion for the acquisition of the COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19: Lawan doubts Nigeria’s readiness for vaccines

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Monday expressed doubt about the readiness of the Federal Ministry of Health to effectively acquire, store and vaccinate Nigerians against COVID-19.

Police Service Commission dismisses 4 senior officers for misconduct

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has dismissed four senior Police Officers for misconduct and acts unbecoming of public officers. This is contained in a statement...

Police foil Chinese national’s abduction attempt in Taraba

The police in Taraba said on Tuesday in Jalingo that operatives foiled an attempt by armed men to abduct a Chinese national at Gindin Dorowa area of Wukari Local Government Area of the state on Monday.

Only 7 suspects escaped from our cell — Cross River police

The Cross River Police Command says seven detained suspects arrested for various offences in the state escaped from its cell on Dec. 13.

Gunmen abduct Taraba Assembly minority leader

A member representing Nguroje Constituency in the Taraba House of Assembly, Bashir Mohammed, was kidnapped by gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday from...

Police rescues 52-year-old kidnap victim in Kebbi

The Police Command in Kebbi has rescued a 52-year-old man from suspected kidnappers in Jega Local Government area of the state.

Police to go after users of siren, tinted glass in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command has warned motorists against the abuse and illegal use of sirens and vehicles with tinted glass in the state.

BREAKING: Gunmen storm residence of Atiku’s security detail, abduct wife, son

Suspected gunmen have abducted the wife and son of a security detail attached to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

Police ban illegal use of siren, revolving light

The Cross River Police Command on Friday banned the illegal and unauthorised use of siren and revolving light in the state with immediate effect.

Don’t use commercial vehicles for patrol operations, Lagos command warns police 

The Lagos State Police Command says the use of commercial vehicles popularly known as `Danfo’ for police operations is unacceptable as defaulters will be sanctioned.

Gunmen attack Kwara APC Senatorial candidate campaign train – Police

Kwara Police Command has confirmed that gunmen attacked a Senatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Lola Ashiru, and his campaign train in Ojoku in Irepodun Local Government area of the state.

Nigeria Police declare Senator Misau deserter

The Nigeria Police Force has declared a senator representing Bauchi Central, Isah Misau, as a deserter from the force. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,...

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