Monday, June 14, 2021


Nigeria Police

PSC promotes 6,618 senior police officers

The Chairman, Police Service Commission, PSC, Musiliu Smith, has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior Police Officers.

Banditry: Matawalle to procure aerial surveillance helicopters

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with a security company in Dubai for the supply of MBB BO105 Bell 206 surveillance helicopters.

PCN seals 255 pharmacies in Ondo 

No fewer than 255 pharmaceutical premises were sealed in Ondo for various offences by the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, PCN, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports.

Police arrest native doctor, one other for alleged murder in Ebonyi

The Nigeria Police, Ebonyi Command, on Thursday in Abakaliki confirmed the arrest of two men for allegedly killing a 32-year old woman, Mrs Juliet...

Heavy security presence at Lagos airport ahead of Buhari’s visit

A high number of security operatives were on Tuesday deployed to strategic positions at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

Osun 2018: NSCDC, Police assure adequate security before, after elections

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSDC, and the Nigeria Police in Osun have assured residents of Osun of security during and after...

Ekiti poll: Police speak on Fayose’s alleged manhandling, says governor was being dramatic

The Nigeria Police on Friday reacted to claims by the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose that he was manhandled by police personnel in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

5 suspects arrested over killing of 7 policemen in Abuja

Barely five days after the gruesome killing of seven policemen in Abuja, the Nigeria Police said they have arrested five suspects in connection with the attack.

Police Recruitment: 189 pass test in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa state has said 189 out of 1,728 candidates who sat for the Computer-Based Test, CBT, in the state were successful.

Dismissed policeman arraigned for alleged impersonation

The offence contravened Section 77 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Offa bank robbery: Police arrest 12 more suspects

The Nigeria Police Force said it had arrested 12 more suspects in connection with the recent bank robbery in Offa, Kwara State. The suspects are:...

Jigawa sitting on time bomb as 60 persons possess pump action guns – Police

Meanwhile, the Command said it has recovered 116 assorted firearms, 65 rounds of ammunition and six life cartridges in the ongoing nationwide recovery of prohibited and illegal firearms by the police.

Kidnapped Kebbi Chief Imam released

Mr Kabiru recalled that the chief Imam was earlier abducted in 2017 by unknown men, adding that he had to pay N13 million ransom before he could be released.

Police set up task force to recover spy number plates, siren

The Police Command in Enugu State has set up a Task Force to impound vehicles with unauthorised spy number plates, siren and covered number...

Police kill 6 kidnappers, rescue 2 medical doctors

Mr Iliyasu said the command also rescued two medical doctors who were victims of the kidnappers, adding that the gang always targeted motorists on the highway.

Why 108 Nigerian peace-keeping police withdrawn from Liberia

The last batch of 108 Nigerian police officers has been withdrawn from the UN Mission in Liberia, UNMIL, after five years of service. UNMIL said...

Finally, SSS nabs notorious gunrunner, Jonah Abbey, others [PHOTOS]

The Department of State Services, DSS, has apprehended key members of kidnapping, gunrunning and armed banditry syndicates operating across the States of Plateau, Nasarawa,...

Miyetti-Allah accuses police of foul-play over alleged arrest, killing of members in Taraba

Fulani leaders in Taraba state have demanded justice and fairness from the Nigeria Police and Takum local government council over an alleged arrest and killing of...

Police deny rumours of attack on Kano schools, board directs schools to reopen

The Kano State Police Command has dispelled rumour making the round that the state government has ordered for closure of schools for fear of...

 Kano Police Commissioner decorates 12 promoted officers

Mr Yusuf made the charge during the decoration of the twelve newly promoted officers at the Police officers’ mess.

Police arrest 6 in Niger over ‘stoning’ Gov. Sani Bello

The police in Niger, on Wednesday, arrested six persons suspected to have been involved in the stoning of Governor Sani Bello in Bida town,...

Abducted Daily Trust reporter regains freedom, narrates ordeal

The arrested Daily Trust reporter, Musa Krishi, has since regained freedom from the police custody. A team of plain-clothed policemen on Tuesday had bundled Mr...

Police arrest 20 suspects, recover firearms in Nasarawa State

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested 20 suspects and recovered some firearms in February.

Police kill suspected kidnapper in Zamfara, recover arms

The Zamfara State Police Command said on Sunday it had killed a notorious kidnapper, arrested eight others and recovered arms. Its commissioner, Kenneth Embrimson, who...

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