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SOCIETY

Police Arrest 34 High-Profile Kidnappers, Trans-Border Car Thieves

• Recover 11 high-calibre grenades, 11 sophisticated firearms, 15 stolen cars, 2 vehicle jammers amongst others. Operatives of the Nigeria Police Special Tactical Squad have arrested a 9-Man syndicate of high-profile kidnappers that specializes in the abduction of travelers on major highways in the North-Western region of the country.

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Police Arrest 34 High-Profile Kidnappers, Trans-Border Car Thieves

MILITARY

Navy and Police Personnel Clash In Borikiri Port Harcourt

According to a piece of article sighted by floky on Citynewsportharcourt, it was reported that men of the Nigeria Navy and Nigeria Police on Friday clashed at the Borikiri of Port Harcourt. According to an eyewitness present at the time of the incident, it was reported that the clash which happened in the afternoon led to the damage of about four cars.

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Navy and Police Personnel Clash In Borikiri Port Harcourt

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Soldiers, Police Deployed To Hot Spot; "Military Has Weakened Boko Haram" -Buhari

Soldiers, police deployed to hot spot Scores of soldiers and police operatives have been deployed to maintain law and order at the Ughelli Mainain Market – a hotbed of killings in recent times in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune The deployment was requested by HRM Wilson Ojakovo Oharisi III JP, the monarch of Ughelli kingdom, during a meeting with officials from the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police, as well as leaders of traders and their members, at his palace on Friday.

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Today's Headlines: Soldiers, Police Deployed To Hot Spot;

SOCIETY

Aisha Yesufu Slams Nigeria Police After Unknown Gunmen Attacked A Police Checkpoint In Enugu

Popular Nigerian Human Rights Activist and Entrepreneur, Aisha Yesufu has taken to social media recently to slam the Nigeria Police after unknown gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in Enugu State. Earlier today, it was reported by many media outlets, including Sahara Reporters that unknown gunmen that have been terrorizing the citizens have caused another havoc.

  1 year ago ago
Aisha Yesufu Slams Nigeria Police After Unknown Gunmen Attacked A Police Checkpoint In Enugu

SOCIETY

Is This The End To Banditry In Niger State As Police Kill Notorious Bandits’ Leader Jauro Daji?

Bandits are falling daily, the security operatives are not giving them breathing space, they are being followed wherever they go. The bandits are now after soft targets like the markets, farms, and villages. They continued to carry out their dastardly acts of attacking innocent travelers and school pupils.

  1 year ago ago
Is This The End To Banditry In Niger State As Police Kill Notorious Bandits’ Leader Jauro Daji?

RELIGION

Why Petition The Nigeria Police And US Government To Investigate Apostle Suleman Over Miracle Money?

It has been reported that a Nigerian pastor and author, Dr Bolaji Akinyemi has petitioned the Nigeria Police and US government to investigate Apostle Johnson Suleman over the miracle money controversy. Recall that weeks ago, a video which went viral showed Apostle Johnson Suleman declaring that angels would credit the bank accounts of some members of the congregation during a convention.

  1 year ago ago
Why Petition The Nigeria Police And US Government To Investigate Apostle Suleman Over Miracle Money?

SOCIETY

Jos Passengers Massacre and Others : Only State Police Can End Killings

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) was established by the act of parliament under the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1963. The Nigeria Police is a Federal goverment establishment as it is included in the exclusive legislative list. State police remains the surest way of tackling the current security challenges like herdsmen and farmers' clashes in parts of the country.

  1 year ago ago
Jos Passengers Massacre and Others : Only State Police Can End Killings

SOCIETY

A Police DPO Addressed his Officers Ahead of his Retirement in two weeks time.

Police DPO Advices Policemen in his Division ahead of his Retirement Celebration. A Police DPO Christopher Egeonu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police addressed his officers and Men in his Division at the last lectures he held with them before his retirement which is coming up on October 01, 2021.

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A Police DPO Addressed his Officers Ahead of his Retirement in two weeks time.

SOCIETY

Sowore Questions Nigeria Police Over Using Detained Glory Okolie To Cook, Wash Clothes - Report.

Report reaching us states that human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has again questioned the Nigeria Police over the continued arrest, detention, and mistreatment of 21-year-old Glory Okolie, who has been illegally detained for about 70 days. According to report, Glory was arrested by the Intelligence Response Team, IRT of the police in Imo State on June 17, the same day she took the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

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Sowore Questions Nigeria Police Over Using Detained Glory Okolie To Cook, Wash Clothes - Report.

MILITARY

Five Things To Note About The New AIG Posted To C’River Zone 6 Police Command (Photos)

1. The Zone 6 Headquarters of the Nigeria Police has a new Assistant Inspector-General of Police. He is AIG Usman Sule Gomna, psc. He succeeds AIG Zaki M. Ahmed. 2. The New Assistant Inspector-General of Police hails from Chanchaga LGA of Niger State. He was appointed into the force in 1988 as one of the pioneer Cadet Assistant Superintendent of the then Police Academy Annex Kaduna.

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Five Things To Note About The New AIG Posted To C’River Zone 6 Police Command (Photos)

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: 2 Suspects Arrested In Katsina; 20 Farmers Dead In Suspected Borno Airstrike

(Photos Credit: Google) Katsina Police arrest 2 suspected bandits, rescue 10 victims The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Police says it has arrested two suspected bandits, two informants and also rescued 10 victims of kidnapping. (Photos Credit: Vanguard) SP Gambo Isah, the command’s spokesperson, disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen on Tuesday in Katsina.

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Today's Headlines: 2 Suspects Arrested In Katsina; 20 Farmers Dead In Suspected Borno Airstrike

SOCIETY

2 Police officers Killed As Gunmen Attack Police Checkpoint In Enugu

The Nigeria Police, Enugu State command has lost two of their officers on Tuesday, 21st September 2021 during an attack by some gunmen at a police checkpoint. According to reports, the officers were on duty at a checkpoint located in Nachi, the Oji River local government area of Enugu when the gunmen struck and shot at them.

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2 Police officers Killed As Gunmen Attack Police Checkpoint In Enugu

POLITICS

Buhari's Visit: We will Deal with Mischief Makers in Imo State - Police

Following President Muhammadu Buhari planned visit to the Imo state, The Nigeria Police force has issued a warning to the mischief-makers to stay away from the state. The Imo State police public relations officer, Mr. Mike Abattam in a telephone interview on Wednesday 8th September 2021, warned that the security agencies would be on the ground to deal with troublemakers during President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the state on Thursday.

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Buhari's Visit: We will Deal with Mischief Makers in Imo State - Police

SOCIETY

Where are the other people that were abducted with Sowore's brother as he was killed ?

Olajide Sowore Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters In a sad news that was published yesterday, it was made known that the younger brother of Yele Sowore, who happens to be a politician and a popular activist, Olajide Sowore was shot dead by suspected bandits who stopped the car that was conveying him and his friends along Benin-Ore Highway, as he was later killed and also, news and police report made it known that five other people were abducted in the ugly incident.

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Where are the other people that were abducted with Sowore's brother as  he was killed ?

SOCIETY

Many Passengers Die As Vehicle Plunges Into Excavator Pit Of About 32 Feet Deep In Ebonyi State

Photo Credit : Channels Tv. Yet to be ascertained number of passengers have been reported dead in Ebonyi road on Saturday, as a vehicle skidded of the road and fell into an excavator pit of about 32 Feet deep. According to Channels Tv, the accident which occurred around 1: 30pm on Saturday at Enyigba -Izzi community along Abakaliki-Ikwo road on Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

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Many Passengers Die As Vehicle Plunges Into Excavator Pit Of About 32 Feet Deep In Ebonyi State

SOCIETY

Nyesom Wike berates Nigeria Police over their unkempt barracks

Governor Wike has berated the Nigeria police, over their unkempt barracks. He expressed concern over the dirt in the barrack of these police men, he could not hide his feelings over the barrack speaking at police barrack omagwa local government area in Rivers State. Wike said that, ”I don’t know if it is a sickness in police officer, that anywhere they live, the place will be dirty.

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Nyesom Wike berates Nigeria Police over their unkempt barracks

SOCIETY

Lawyers' Group Gives Nigeria Police 2-Week Ultimatum Over Woman Illegally Detained For Alleged IPOB Links

A group in the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) the Section on Public Interest and Development Law (SPIDEL) has given the Nigeria Police Force a two-week ultimatum to release a 21-year-old Imo State woman, Gloria Okolie, who was arrested and detained for 72 days for allegedly having links with the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

  1 year ago ago
Lawyers' Group Gives Nigeria Police 2-Week Ultimatum Over Woman Illegally Detained For Alleged IPOB Links

SOCIETY

Police Funding: Can 4 Billion Naira cover the cost of Fueling Police Vehicles?

In a bid to boost the fight against crime, the sum of N4 billion has been approved for the fueling of Police vehicles in the 36 states’ commands and the Federal Capital Territory. The minister for Police Affairs said "This is the first time in the history of the Nigeria Police, over N4 billion has been approved for fuelling of Police vehicles in the country, adding that the ministry intends to sustain the gesture, which will be carried out on a quarterly basis."

  1 year ago ago
Police Funding: Can 4 Billion Naira cover the cost of Fueling Police Vehicles?

SOCIETY

The trauma of the kidnapped victims and their families.

In August 2019 a cousin of mine was kidnapped in  Port Harcourt in Rivers State Nigeria the day was actually a Sunday and he had driven out that evening to get a hair cut as he was scheduled to be in court the next day. Unfortunately he was taken from his car a few poles to his house.

  1 year ago ago
The trauma of the kidnapped victims and their families.

SOCIETY

No Plan To Bring Back SARS - Police

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Usman Alkali Baba, says contrary to reports making the rounds, there is no plan to reinstate the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad into the Nigeria Police Force. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement, on Thursday, in Abuja.

  1 year ago ago
No Plan To Bring Back SARS - Police